The month of September was filled with a community giving projects and political discussions during this election year.
At the start of the month, the ShareFest 2012 committee completed 11 days of giving and concluded with the community coming together to halt the spread of heroin.
In the days between, residents took opportunities to discuss the pros and cons of political issues while commenting on policies and more. See below for the most-read stories, my favorite stories and five more headlines that impacted the community.
Man Charged with DUI After Fatal Accident
ShareFest 2012 Stories:
ShareFest 2012 Introduces a Fair Atmosphere: It's Fun to Volunteer
A New Way to Pay it Forward Through ShareFest
PHOTOS: Volunteers Make ShareFest a Day of Giving
Psst! HR Shares Secrets of Job Interview Questions
ShareFest 2012 by the Numbers: See the Huge Impact of Volunteers
Illinois Democrats Say They're More Confident about Re-election Post-Convention
Illinois Republicans Energized but Questioning Foreign Policy After Convention
Mayor Tim Baldermann Responds to Disability and Pension Report
Water Rates Spilling Over in New Lenox
D210 Supt. on Beginning of School Year: 'We've had a Very Good Start' (Video)
More Top Stories:
Part I: Will County HELPS Symposium on Heroin Scores Big with Parents
Part II: Will County HELPS Symposium on Heroin Use Addresses Education and Awareness
The Hub Needs Help to Win $250K Chase Bank Grant
Portillo's Comes to Town; New Lenox Welcomes the Restaurant
VFW Hosts Video Messages for the Troops
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