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  • York Distinguished Alumni Program announces 2016 Dukes of Distinction

    ELMHURST – The York Distinguished Alumni Program recently announced the 2016 Dukes of Distinction.Th ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • 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. 30, 2016 - 11:30 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. 30, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • 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
  • High school football: York hangs tough against New Trier

    ELMHURST – In a test against a New Trier team that has won at least one playoff game the last two seasons, York's football hung tough against the Trev ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic takes care of McNamara

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic started and ended its 2015 football season with losses against McNamara, the latter in a state semifinal playoff game.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • High school football: Jimmy Kenneally, IC Catholic ready to roll

    ELMHURST – For Jim Kenneally and his IC Catholic football teammates, 2015 was a dream season. The Knights won the Metro Suburban West conference title ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • DuPage County offering Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program relief

    DuPage County Community Services will begin accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to a news relea ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Aug. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school football: York senior Cal Widener likes Dukes' team bond

    ELMHURST – Cal Widener is a two-way lineman for York, and the senior is not alone. Many of the Dukes took reps at multiple positions in the offseason, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Pinkney: Caregivers get Stress relief, support through Metropolitan DuPage’s senior services

    For those serving as caregivers for aging loved ones, the demands of meeting their needs can be exhausting.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF work to cause delays through Sept. 16 in Chicago area

    Riders along the BNSF line may experience minor delays the next three weeks as work begins to replace more than 10,000 ties along the route, according ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • York Hockey Club enters top league in Illinois

    ELMHURST – Following dual championships last season in the Illinois West League Varsity and junior varsity levels, York Hockey Club is moving up to th ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst police: Burglars targeting unlocked luxury cars

    ELMHURST – Police are reminding residents to lock their cars and garage doors, as burglars continue to target unlocked vehicles with keys or key fobs ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Q&A: New Elmhurst College president looks ahead to new school year

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College President Troy Van Aken arrived on campus this summer to start his new position.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Grace Café celebrates 10 years in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Grace Café returns to Elmhurst on Aug. 22 for its 10th year.Grace Café was started in 200 ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Impact Dance Company welcomes new dance education coordinator

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District recently welcomed Katie Loveless as the new dance education coordinator. She will direct the Impact Dance Compan ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst City Council approves more than $6 million in stormwater project contracts

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved more than $6 million in contracts related to stormwater projects that are expected to provide flood reli ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Aug. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst officials approve $50,000 grant for struggling American Legion

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council unanimously approved a $50,000 grant for the American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 to help fund two upcoming events.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Oak Brook readies for 54th annual Festival of Fine Art Aug. 20-21

    OAK BROOK – One of the area's oldest artistic traditions will return to Oakbrook Center on Aug. 20 and 21 with the annual Festival of Fine Art.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 announces appointment of 2 new assistant principals

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education recently confirmed the promotion of Ryan Doherty to Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Elmhurst Youth Baseball team second in state

    ELMHURST – The 11U team for Elmhurst Youth Baseball extended its season to the last possible day.The ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Volunteers needed at Elmhurst Hospital Wig Boutique

    ELMHURST – Residents with a flair for hair are needed to volunteer at the American Cancer Society Wig Boutique at Elmhurst Hospital.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District starts chair yoga classes for seniors

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District is beginning Monday afternoon chair yoga classes at The Abbey in August and September.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education concerned with city's stormwater project

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education wants expert engineers to review the city’s final stormwater mitigation plans at Madison Early Childhoo ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Letter: A better way to draw legislative maps

    To the Editor:We Illinoisans know a lot about an entrenched struggle between our two parties. Today, ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Aug. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst-based independent film distributor wants to bring back VHS

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Ryan Ohm and Jeremy Marsan wanted to create a platform where independent filmmakers could release their work, so they tu ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Elmhurst Choral Union appoints new director

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Choral Union recently announced that conductor Scott Uddenberg has been as its director.
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Equipment rental business moves headquarters to Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – After 18 years in business, equipment rental company Lizzy Lift has moved its headquarters to Elmhurst.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts to host Aug. 10 information session

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts is inviting local residents to attend a Q&A session for a multistage performing arts center in down ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigating string of home invasions

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Police are investigating an overnight residential burglary that occurred in the 600 block of North Howard Avenue.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Elmhurst BMW begins fundraiser for special rec association

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst BMW is trying to raise $10,000 in the month of August for the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Sen. Tom Cullerton: Why I Support Independent Maps

    Unfortunately, partisan politics won out when the Independent Maps Initiative was ruled unconstitutional in a Cook County court. Fortunately, the voic ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Boating part of the "Bloodline" for Elmhurst's Hansmann family

    ELMHURST – When it came time to name his newest boat, John Hansmann had little trouble coming up with a moniker.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 6:55 am
  • Nonprofit LJ's Healing Hearts to hold Elmhurst fundraiser

    ELMHURST – LJ's Healing Hearts will hold a fundraiser to provide financial and well-being supports for families that struggle with hardships when thei ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Aug. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Villa Park Ardmore Station Liquors Ale Fest is Aug. 6

    VILLA PARK – The third annual Ardmore Station Liquors Ale Fest is from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at 405 N. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District Kite Fest take flight Aug. 6

    The Elmhurst Park District is hosting the third annual Kite Fest will take flight from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 in Berens Park, 493 N. Oaklawn Ave.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • York High School announces retirement of legendary coach Joe Newton

    ELMHURST – After 20 national championships and 28 state titles, legendary York High School cross country coach Joe Newton is relinquishing his full-ti ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Valle: York Township still offers great senior services

    Forty years ago this month the York Township Senior Center held its first outing.On Aug. 4, 1976, th ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • American Association of University Women book sale returns to Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The American Association of University Women Elmhurst Area Branch is hosting its annual Used Book Sale from Aug. 4 through 7 at Lincoln Ele ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Warrenville's Blackwell Forest Preserve to host archery open house

    WARRENVILLE – The Blackwell Forest Preserve will host a free archery open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 18-24

    Solve student loan problems nowConcerning our student loan problem in this country, something needs ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:30 pm
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