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  • New Elmhurst coffee shop wants to capture flavor of residents

    ELMHURST – Whenever Muddassar “Mudzi” Alvi visits a new city, his goal is to visit the area’s best coffee shop – soaking in the atmosphere as well as ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Elmhurst teen actor lands first role in independent film

    ELMHURST – In many ways Joe Goehl’s showbiz career has followed the traditional path to success. But it just so happens that he got an early start.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Visiting Angels of Elmhurst debuts web-based Family Learning Center

    ELMHURST – Visiting Angels of Elmhurst recently introduced a new Family Learning Center on its website as a way to make it easier for family caregiver ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District hosts Vision 2020 workshop to help shape future

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents gathered Oct. 19 at the Abbey to give their input on the future of the Elmhurst Park District.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • High school girls volleyball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York looking for playoff success

    The high school girls volleyball regular season is winding down and teams are about to start the postseason with the goal of reaching the state finals ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school girls swimming: York sees new school record, invite win in recent competition

    ELMHURST – The Maine South Hawk Relays invite meet on Oct. 15 was nothing but a success for York's girls swimming team.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • High school football: IC tops Fenton for first 9-0 season

    BENSENVILLE– Lazerick Eatman didn’t touch the ball often, but when he did he made it count.The IC Ca ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township shuts out York in regular season finale

    WESTERN SPRINGS – After suffering back-to-back losses against Hinsdale Central and Oak Park-River Forest, Lyons Township's football team wrapped up th ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Charlie Kern, York ready for postseason run

    ELMHURST – As the top returning finisher from the 2015 Class 3A boys cross country state meet, York junior Charlie Kern brings with him high expectati ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Matt Sutton is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Matt Sutton IC Catholic Prep Football Senior What he did: Sutton made big contributions in all t ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • High school sports roundup: IC Catholic's Hurt and Morris, York's Manning finish strong at state golf

    A 78 on the first day of the Class 1A girls golf state tournament had IC Catholic senior Maddie Hurt in fifth place.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic dominates against Glenbard South, clinches conference title

    ELMHURST – In a game in which the offense put up 50 points, it was a defensive play that set the tone for IC Catholic’s football team.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital honors fire department paramedics for 'Run of the Year'

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital has awarded its 2016 EMS Run of the Year to members of the Elmhurst Fire Department for their care in November 2015 of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Addison woman selected for prestigious White House summer internship

    ELMURST – When Laraib Khan’s parents moved to the United States from Pakistan, they did it, like many immigrants, in order to give their children a be ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: York, Timothy Christian ready for postseason play

    The goal for any Class 2A or 3A boys soccer team is to reach the state final Nov. 5, but the road to get there is long and arduous. Here’s the postsea ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 14

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Quigley: Time for voters to exercise rights

    With the 2016 presidential general election weeks away, it’s time once again for citizens across DuPage County to exercise one of their greatest right ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • York football player Keith Freeman is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Keith FreemanYorkFootball SeniorWhat he did: Freeman opened and closed the scoring for the Dukes wit ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Rep. Peter Roskam will again miss League of Women Voters candidate forum

    Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam will likely miss another local League of Women Voters candidate forum, but he says he's looking forward "to continuing ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • High school sports roundup: York football snaps skid against Proviso West

    ELMHURST – York’s football team had trouble on offense in four consecutive losses heading into a game against Proviso West.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school golf: York's Manning, IC Catholic's Morris, Hurt book state tourney berths

    GLENCOE – In a tournament that included some of the top teams and players in the state, Tom Manning more than held his own.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • League of Women Voters to hold candidate forum Oct. 16

    Local voters may get their only chance to see Republican and Democratic candidates in the same room before election day at the League of Women Voters' ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • Samantha Bauer receives scholarship from Elmhurst American Association of University Women

    ELMHURST – Samantha Bauer is the recipient of the 2016 Returning Student Scholarship, which is presented by the American Association of University Wom ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • Letter: 'Women Empowering Women' a worthwhile event

    To the editor: On Sept. 7, I had the pleasure of attending the “Women Empowering Women” event hosted ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • 19 York seniors named National Merit Commended students

    ELMHURST – Nineteen members of the York Community High School Class of 2017 have been named National Merit Commended Students, according to a District ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Spotlight Gala to raise funds for downtown performing arts center

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts will host its first major benefit, the Spotlight Gala, in October, according to a news release.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Elmhurst 225 residences opens in downtown

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst 255 development at Hahn Street and York Street recently opened, offering locals a new residential option in downtown Elmhurst.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • High school football: IC offense, defense combine for big win against Wheaton Academy

    ELMHURST– When it comes to individual exploits, IC Catholic lineman Robert Vitek has two dreams.One ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • High school football: York snaps skid with win against Proviso West

    ELMHURST – York's football team had trouble in four consecutive losses heading into a game against Proviso West.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • York volleyball player Sydney Bonthron is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Sydney Bonthron York Volleyball  Senior What she did: Bonthron tallied four kills late in the th ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • High school sports roundup: York's Charlie Kern takes title at Peoria invite

    How much difference can two weeks make? For York’s Charlie Kern, seven places and about 43 seconds.R ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 2:38 pm
  • High school golf: York, IC boys win regional, set sights on sectional

    BLOOMINGDALE – In high school golf, consistent team scoring is just as important as having one golfer with a low score.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst Park District officials deliver inaugural State of the Park District address

    ELMHURST – Part of an effort to increase transparency and communication with residents, the Elmhurst Park District had its first-ever State of the Par ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Bonthron helps York complete comeback against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – When York’s volleyball team needed Sydney Bonthron most, she stepped up in a big way.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Danada Fall Festival returns Oct. 9 to Wheaton

    WHEATON – The Danada Equestrian Center will again hold its Danada Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Lengemann: Improve your physical and mental health with exercise

    Losing weight, building strong muscles and keeping a strong heart are common reasons to work out.But ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst residents chair Les Turner ALS walk in Chicago

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Matt and Karen Toole recently were named the Team Chairs for one of the largest ALS walks in the country.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Focus 205 Phase 2 meetings, surveys, focus groups begin in October

    ELMHURST – The Focus 205 community engagement program continues this fall with its phase two meetings Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to an Elmhurst Scho ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Letter: Support legislation for cancer research

    To the editor:Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Ca ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • High school football: Passing game lifts IC Catholic against Riverside Brookfield

    ELMHURST– Riverside Brookfield was intent on stopping IC Catholic running back Jordan Rowell.That wa ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • High school football: York shows better offense but falls against Oak Park

    OAK PARK – The offense for York's football team got on track and scored 17 points after three straight games of scoring in single digits.
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • York cross country runner Charlie Kern is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Charlie KernYorkCross countrySeniorWhat he did: After a top-10 finish in the first invite of the sea ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • DuPage County Coroner: Woman found dead at White Pines Golf Club was stabbed

    BENSENVILLE – DuPage County and Cook County authorities are investigating an apparent homicide at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 30

    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. 30, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic strikes quickly against St. Ed's

    ELGIN – There’s still a lot of football to play this season and IC Catholic has already impressed, but the Knights’ future opponents should be wary.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • High school football: York looking for offense against Oak Park-River Forest

    ELMHURST – Heading into the final four games of the regular season, York’s football team is in search of some offense.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra opens 56th season with 'The Beatles and Friends' concert

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will open its 56th season at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church with “The Beatles and Frie ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Elmhurst girls raise more than $12,000 via Kartwheels for Kids organization

    ELMHURST – For the past three years, a group of Elmhurst teens have dedicated parts of their summer to lobbying local businesses and raising funds to ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • 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
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