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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 13-19

    Berwyn becoming less family friendly, more alcohol friendlyAt one time, Berwyn was called the city o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • IC Catholic soccer player Tess Reardon is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Tess ReardonIC CatholicSoccerSeniorWhy Reardon was selected: Reardon spearheaded two strong defensiv ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: York's Charlie Kern, Cal Widener champs at indoor conference track

    HILLSIDE – York’s Charlie Kern ran his fastest 800-meter race of the season at the West Suburban Silver indoor conference meet March 17.
    March 28, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Elmhurst family the center of annual No Frills Fun Run

    ELMHURST – Do-gooder runners and walkers flocked to the winter streets of Elmhurst to support a local man's fight against Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Elmhurst Police Department warns residents of burglary ruse

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is warning residents of a burglary ruse involving suspects posing as city employees, according to a news rel ...
    March 23, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Robert "Bobby" Smith

    Age53Current occupationRetired Trader – Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board of Options Exchange, C ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:20 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Tim Sheehan

    Age51Current occupationGirls Varsity Basketball Coach at Holy Trinity High School, located in the Wi ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:19 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Mary E. Kies

    Age75Current occupationRetired high school teacher and college instructorEducationB.S. Health, Physi ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:18 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elmhurst City Council Ward 6 candidate Ronald James Sebonia

    Age54Current occupationIndependent TraderEducationBachelor’s Degree, Political Science, Northwestern ...
    March 22, 2017 - 6:01 pm
  • Elmhurst Historical Snapshot: Fire at Mickey's Pub in 1959

    Mickey's Pub stands – mostly – after both an ice storm and fire in 1959 at 105 N. York St. The building was originally the Adam Glos Hardware Store, b ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for March 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Hawthorne Elementary schoolers celebrate Pi Day with annual "recital" of digits of pi

    In celebration of Pi Day – the semi-holiday surrounding the digits of pie on March 14 (3/14), 143 Hawthorne Elementary students competed in the sixth ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District mulling future direction after completing Vision 2020 community survey

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District could be putting more of an emphasis on adult programs as it looks to revamp its services and facilities.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 6-12

    Rauner shouldn’t compromiseI want to thank Gov. [Bruce] Rauner for his lack of willingness to compro ...
    March 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Timothy Christian basketball player Joey Davidson is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Joey DavidsonTimothy ChristianBasketballSeniorWhy Davidson was selected: Davidson concluded his high ...
    March 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst Children's Theatre to perform 'CATS!'

    Members of the Elmhurst Children's Theatre show off their make-up for their upcoming performance of "CATS!" by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Performances will ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • 80-year-old York Radio Club to host weekend training class March 18, 19

    ELMHURST – The decades old local radio club will be offering training opportunities for those looking to become amateur radio operators, according to ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 27-March 5

    D-200 referendum waste of moneyRegarding the upcoming Wheaton School District 200 referendum coming ...
    March 13, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • Elmhurst Instrumental Music Boosters receives $16,500 from Kiwanis, 100+ Women Who Care

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst students musicians will soon get a boost after the local school district booster club received large donations from the local Kiwa ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • High school sports roundup: York gymnasts second at Glenbard East invite

    LOMBARD – Plenty of top-five finishes helped lead York’s boys gymnastics team to second place at Glenbard East’s Vic Lesch invite March 3.
    March 10, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council sends hoop house debate to Development, Planning and Zoning Committee

    ELMHURST – Though the hoop house debate in Elmhurst didn't move quickly enough to save the gardening structure of a local family, it may continue at t ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • IC Catholic basketball player Matt Sutton is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Matt SuttonIC CatholicBasketballSeniorWhy Sutton was selected: Sutton made 10-of-15 baskets at the G ...
    March 9, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Chamberlain Group moves 500 Elmhurst jobs to new Oakbrook facility

    ELMHURST – Chamberlain Group recently moved its global headquarters from Elmhurst to Oakbrook, moving 500 employees out of the community.
    March 9, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 20-26

    Early preschool worthwhile in Wheaton District 200?Vanderbilt University did a study several years a ...
    March 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Elmhurst student robotics team competes in statewide STEM competition

    ELMHURST – Working together like a well-oiled machine, high school students move their robot, STEMper Fi, across an Elmhurst basement floor to pick up ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Elmhurst hoop house taken down without fines, but appeal process ongoing

    ELMHURST – The hoop house controversy in Elmhurst is in a slight holding pattern after the Virgil family took down the gardening structure Feb. 24, pr ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Elmhurst Art Museum pinball machine, Chicago Imagist movement art exhibit now open

    ELMHURST – One of the most important art movements to come out of Chicago in the 20th century – and the similar art found on pinball machines at the t ...
    March 3, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • York basketball player Sam Walsh is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Sam WalshYorkBasketballSophomoreWhy Walsh was selected: Walsh scored a team-high 13 points, includin ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Longtime civic leader and businessman goes public, donates $100,000 to Elmhurst College internship

    ELMHURST – A longtime Elmhurst businessman has finally come forward publicly with his support for an Elmhurst College student internship fund with a $ ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • High school boys basketball: York sees season end against red hot Benet

    ELMHURST – There’s no good defense for a team that seemingly can’t miss, as York’s boys basketball team discovered.
    March 3, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra marches in St. Patrick's parade for lost one of their own

    ELMHURST – Colleen Sutherland loved being the Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra’s queen in 2014.Whereas many ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • High school boys basketball: IC Catholic earns regional relief against Timothy Christian

    ELMHURST – Luke Ricobene’s knack for postseason heroics has no limit.The star quarterback of IC Cath ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 board race no longer contested after dropout

    ELMHURST – The contest to win a seat on the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education no longer is one, after one candidate has f ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:38 am