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  • Elmhurst's GreenMan Theatre opens 13th season

    ELMHURST – GreenMan Theatre Troupe opened its 13th season Sept. 23 with a three-weekend run of the classic 1946 comedy “Born Yesterday” by Garson Kani ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • DuPage County Coroner: Willowbrook student died after choking in lunch room

    LOMBARD – DuPage County officials are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Willowbrook High School student.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Elmhurst Park District hires firm to draft new comprehensive and strategic plan

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners recently hired The Lakota Group to complete a new comprehensive and strategic plan, acco ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • York High School graduates to form alumni association

    ELMHURST – A group of York alumni have started the process of forming an association that will be known as the York Community High School Alumni Assoc ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • York volleyball player Sarah Rose is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Sarah Rose York Girls volleyball Senior What she did: Rose dished 11 assists and served an ace i ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school sports roundup: York football struggles in loss against Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – Facing an undefeated team for the second straight game following a clash against Glenbard West, York’s football team fell 35-7 against Hins ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic rolls in prelude to conference play

    PALOS HEIGHTS – In a season that already has included some impressive results, IC Catholic’s football team might have put on its most astounding displ ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • High school girls volleybal: York has off night, fall to Glenbard West in key conference match

    GLEN ELLYN – In a match where little went right for York’s girls volleyball team, Sydney Bonthron said one thing in particular affected the Dukes in t ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • 10 most expensive homes for sale in Elmhurst: Week of Sept. 22, 2016

    How often have you driven by a large home and asked yourself how much does that home cost? Here is a list of the 10 most expensive homes for sale as o ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Babcock's Grove House brings Midwestern comfort food to Lombard

    LOMBARD – A downtown Lombard building that predates the Civil War has been transformed into a modern hot spot for Midwestern comfort food.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Elmhurst amateur radio operators celebrate club’s 80th anniversary

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst York Radio Club recently celebrated its 80th year as an organization dedicated to supporting amateur radio
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District to hold State of the Park District address

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will its inaugural “State of the Park District” address at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Abbey. 
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation

    Members of the League of Women Voters in DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties are uniting to assemble local politicians for a public forum before the Nov ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic breezes by Chicago Christian

    ELMHURST – Sometimes the final score does not tell the whole story of a football game.That was not t ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central moves past York

    HINSDALE – In what was a 14-0 game at the half, Hinsdale Central handed York a 35-7 loss in a West Suburban Silver clash on Sept. 16.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Matt Jordan is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Matt JordanIC Catholic PrepFootballSeniorWhat he did: Jordan had four total tackles, a tackle for lo ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Elmhurst husband and wife to be Team Chairs for ALS Walk for Life

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Matt and Karen Toole were selected to be the Team Chairs for the 2016 Les Turner ALS Walk for Life on Sept. 18 at Soldie ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school football: York has hands full in conference opener vs. Glenbard West

    ELMHURST – Nothing comes easy in the West Suburban Silver.Facing Glenbard West, the defending state ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Valle: York Township here to serve residents

    Township government is the oldest form of government in our country; yet it is probably the one people are most unfamiliar with.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Craft beer fest coming to Elmhurst History Museum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Elmhurst will host the second annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest from noon to 5 p.m. S ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • DuPage County Chairman Cronin proposes flat property taxes, $10.6M in reductions in 2017-18 budget

    WHEATON – Despite what he called a "disgraceful lag" on payments from the state and a second year without a budget in Springfield, DuPage County Board ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra previews season with 'A Hard Day’s Night'

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will preview its 2016-17 season, which opens with music written by the Beatles, with a showing of “A Hard D ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage County Election Commission offering special assistance with voter registration

    Voters who are elderly or handicapped can receive special assistance in voter registration, according to a news release from the DuPage County Electio ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Ross: How not to raise a bully

    Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior that involves an imbalance of power. It’s not just physical. Bullying can be verbal, such as teasing or name ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West wins conference opener against York

    ELMHURST – Glenbard West senior quarterback Cole Brady passed for three touchdowns and 225 yards as the Hilltoppers defeated York 42-7 in the West Sub ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Commission to educate about recycling

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park’s Environmental Concerns Commission will offer a recycling drop-off location Sept. 10 during the village’s Oktoberfest.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic, York notch impressive road wins

    BURBANK – The 2016 football season for IC Catholic started with a win against defending Class 3A state champion McNamara, a team that defeated the Kni ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst appoints Thomas Freeman as new fire chief

    ELMHURST – Mayor Steve Morley appointed Thomas K. Freeman as the city of Elmhurst’s new fire chief Sept. 6 at the City Council meeting.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Luke Ricobene is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Luke RicobeneIC Catholic PrepFootballJuniorWhat he did: Ricobene passed for more than 300 yards and ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves $240,000 land purchase to widen Schiller Court

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved the purchase of a portion of a property in downtown Elmhurst to widen and improve the walkway at Schille ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: York girls cross country finishes strong at invite, Timothy Christian soccer wins big

    York’s girls cross country team notched four top-20 finishes at the St. Charles East Leavey invite Sept. 3.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • DuPage Election Commission seeks election judges

    The DuPage Election Commission continues to seek election judges for the Nov. 8 election, according to a news release from the county.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Art Museum showcases large-scale inflatable art for upcoming exhibition

    ELMHURST – Continuing its offering of unique art exhibits, Elmhurst Art Museum’s next installation features thought-provoking inflatable art.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Neighbors and Newcomers Club to host annual fall event

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Neighbors and Newcomers Club will host its annual Cocktails & Conversations event at 7 p.m. Sept. 7.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Quigley: 15 years of challenges mark 9/11 anniversary

    ELMHURST – Has it really been 15 years since 9/11?I was nearing the end of my second year as Preside ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • High school football: York notches first win vs. Leyden

    FRANKLIN PARK – A season-opeing loss against New Trier was a test for York's football team.The Dukes ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • High school football: Shootout goes to IC Catholic

    BURBANK – The final score might cause some confusion, but rest assured this was a football game and not a basketball game.
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Police seek evidence of murder suspect's flight through DuPage

    Police are seeking information about a car that is suspected to have traveled through northern DuPage County on the night of Sunday, Aug. 14, sometime ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • High school boys soccer: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York soccer ready to compete

    ELMHURST – The boys soccer season is in its early stages, and teams across the state are searching for trips to the state finals in late October (Clas ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst honors life of Annie LeGere with passing of LeGere Law

    ELMHURST – A year after their daughter's death of an allergic reaction, Shelly and John LeGere stood alongside state and local lawmakers, family, frie ...
    Sept. 4, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • High school football: York looks to crack win column vs. Leyden after season-opening defeat

    ELMHURST – The goal for York’s football team is the same as any other team in the state – to win every game on the schedule.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic starts season strong by knocking off defending champs

    ELMHURST – Knocking off the defending Class 3A state champs wasn’t easy for IC Catholic’s football team. 
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • York Distinguished Alumni Program announces 2016 Dukes of Distinction

    ELMHURST – The York Distinguished Alumni Program recently announced the 2016 Dukes of Distinction.Th ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • DuPage Health Department confirms 3 human cases of West Nile Virus

    The DuPage County Health Department has confirmed the first three cases of human West Nile Virus in 2016 from around the county, according to releases ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • Friends and family along with local dignitaries gather Saturday to celebrate passage of the Annie LeGere Law: 4 photos

    Friends and family as well as local politicians and dignitaries celebrated the passage of the Annie LeGere Law Saturday at Sandburg Middle School in E ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • York High School names new head coaches for 2016-17

    ELMHURST – York High School announced new head coaches for the 2016-17 school year in a news release from Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 7:29 am
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