Tuesday, March 6, 2012
In a clip from "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong," the pop star recounts her first meal at the Lemont treatment facility and what it was like to spend New Year's Eve in rehab.
In a sneak peek of her new MTV documentary, singer/actress Demi Lovato pays a visit to Timberline Knolls, the Lemont treatment facility she entered in late 2010 to deal with physical and emotional issues. "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong" will debut Tuesday at 9 p.m. CST. According to an MTV report, the hour-long special follows the 19-year-old pop star "as she struggles to confront her personal demons while also focusing on her music career." In a clip released Monday night, Lovato reflects on her experience at Timberline Knolls, a residential facility specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse and addiction, and mood disorders in women. "The first time that I walked into Timberline Knolls, I sat there to eat my first meal…
Monday, March 5, 2012
A look back at the headlines from Feb. 27 - March 4.
Retiring Superintendent Sandra Doebert Receives Leadership Award from Lemont Chamber VIDEO: The longtime Lemont High School District 210 administrator was honored Friday night at the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner dance. Report: Lemont's Ethan Pocic Narrows College Choices to 10 The Chicago Tribune reports that the standout offensive tackle has chosen his favorite football programs from more than 20 schools that have offered him scholarships. Federal Court Orders Former Futures Trader to Pay $6.6M in Fraud Case David Sklena of Skokie was convicted in 2010 of engaging in noncompetitive trades that yielded profits in excess of $2 million for him and Edward C. Sarvey, a deceased Lemont man. District 113A Board President …
Friday, March 2, 2012
The 19-year-old pop star received treatment at the Lemont rehabilitation facility in 2010 for bipolar disorder, cutting, bulimia and anorexia.
In a new MTV documentary to air next week, singer-actress Demi Lovato will give fans an in-depth look at her struggle with eating disorders and mental illness—including a recent trip back to Timberline Knolls, the Lemont treatment facility she entered in late 2010. "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong" will debut Tuesday, March 6, at 9 p.m. CST. According to an MTV report, the hour-long special follows the 19-year-old pop star "as she struggles to confront her personal demons while also focusing on her music career." The special is named after two tattoos on Lovato's wrists that read, "Stay Strong." The ink pays tribute to her devoted fans, MTV reports. "I wanted to do this documentary because I told a lot of my story, but no one has taken cameras …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
From a bank robbery and bomb threat to elections and superintendents, here's a look at the year's most viewed stories.
As the new year approaches, so does the end of a full year of news at Lemont Patch. Looking back on 2011, it's hard to believe everything that happened. From a robbery at Lemont National Bank and a fake bomb threat at the Willis Tower, to an all-consuming school board election and resignation of a superintendent, there was no shortage of news in our little town. Here's a look at our top 10 most-viewed stories of 2011, according to our internal metrics: Former District 113A Board Member Janet Hughes was the subject of quite a few news stories in 2011, including two lawsuits against the district and her controversial bid for re-election in the April consolidated election. Hughes, who served on the District 113A Board from 2009 to 2011, …
Sunday, December 4, 2011
The 19-year-old singer returned Sunday to the Lemont facility where she received treatment last year.
Singer-actress Demi Lovato spoke Sunday to patients at Timberline Knolls, the Lemont treatment facility she entered last year to deal with emotional and physical issues. Lovato, 19, discussed the visit Sunday afternoon on her Twitter account: "Wow what an inspiring day... Many tears were shed and many memories were brought back at Timberline Knolls today. "Today I went back to the treatment center I went to last year, to speak to the beautiful women fighting their inner demons.. was so honored... to be able to share my story and let them know that it gets easier. Life is beautiful.... You are worthy of it. "Please say a prayer for all of those struggling with eating disorders, self harm, mood disorders and substance abuse." According to …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Tuesday.
Demi Lovato Reflects on Time at Timberline Knolls Lemont Residents Weigh in on Expansion of Historic District Lions Club Fund Raiser for Tsunami Relief The Lemont Lions Club is hosting a fundraiser at 7 p.m. Friday to benefit tsunami relief efforts. The event will be held at This Must Be the Place, 206 Main St. The Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for sponsors for its summer Cruise Night series, which runs every Wednesday from June 1 through Aug. 31 in downtown Lemont. The deadline to apply for sponsorship is Friday, April 29. For more information, visit www.lemontchamber.com, or call 630-257-5997. The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., is hosting professional cake designer Donna Eisner as she leads a workshop in cake …
Monday, April 25, 2011
The teen star spent three months at the Lemont facility last fall to receive treatment for bipolar disorder, cutting, bulimia and anorexia.
Tucked away in a secluded woodland area off New Avenue, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Facility enjoys a relatively quiet existence, often going completely unnoticed by local residents. Last November, however, a number of Internet sites reported that the Lemont facility was playing host to a high-profile patient—18-year-old Disney star Demi Lovato. At the time, Lovato's representatives said she had left a tour with the Jonas Brothers to receive treatment for "emotional and physical issues she has dealt with for some time." Recently, Lovato opened up about her experiences in interviews with People magazine and ABC's 20/20, admitting she had received treatment at Timberline Knolls for cutting, bulimia and anorexia. She also learned…
Sunday, November 14, 2010
A complete roundup of the biggest stories around Lemont last week.
Highlights from last week:
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The teen star is receiving treatment at Timberline Knolls, according to reports.
Disney teen star Demi Lovato is receiving treatment at Timberline Knolls rehabilitation center in Lemont, according to reports. The entertainment website GossipCenter.com reported Tuesday that the family of the 18-year-old singer-actress was photographed leaving a local hotel and visiting the treatment center over the weekend. Employees at Timberline Knolls would not confirm or deny the report. Representatives for Lovato, who stars in the Disney Channel's Sonny With a Chance and Camp Rock, announced to People Magazine last week that she left a tour with the Jonas Brothers to seek treatment for "emotional and physical issues she has dealt with for some time." Timberline Knolls is a 43-acre residential rehabilitation center specializing…