Week in Review: DARE Replacement Discussed, $54,000 in Items Stolen
Patch looks back at five of the most read stories from the week of Aug. 6 to Aug. 10.
1. DARE Program: Clarendon Hills PD 'Can't Afford' Status Quo: A proposed DARE replacement plan would reduce the amount of time the Clarendon Hills Police Department's school liaison spends in the classroom each year from 431 hours to 40 hours.
2. Police Blotter: $54,000 Worth of Items Stolen from 2 Homes in Separate Incidents: The stolen items included two sets of diamond earrings, a Rolex watch, and an iPad.
3. Video Gambling Ban in Clarendon Hills to Get Village Board Vote: If the trustees' discussion at Monday night's meeting is any indicator, passage of the ban is likely.
4. Sun-Times Ranks Hinsdale Central Football No. 16 in State: High school football writer Mike Clark says senior quarterback Brian Owens will be key to the Red Devils success this season.
5. Hinsdale Center for the Arts Making 'Best Effort' to Refund Families: The facility closed its doors on July 26 due to financial shortfalls.