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  • 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 22, 2017 - 11:23 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
  • Elmhurst's Lincoln Elementary students enjoy STEaM fest

    ELMHURST – Experiments filled the room during the annual STEaM Fest on Feb. 16 at Elmhurst's Lincoln Elementary School.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • High school boys basketball: Postseason tipoff time here for York, Willowbrook, other area teams

    The grind of the high school boys basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start o ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jordan Gray steps up game for York

    ELMHURST – When Jordan Gray walks into a gym, he has the look of a basketball player.Which is fittin ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Annual Elmhurst Bags for Wags fundraiser brings in $6,000 for scholarships

    ELMHURST – The seventh annual Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund's Bags for Wags fundraiser tournament collected $6,000 to fund scholarships for local s ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Timothy Christian basketball player Brandon Orange is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Brandon Orange Timothy Christian Basketball Junior Why Orange was selected: Orange tallied a t ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: IC, Timothy boys basketball to play for regional title

    ELMHURST – A total team effort led to a big win for IC Catholic’s boys basketball team in a Class 2A regional semifinal.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: IC Catholic's Bianchini school's first state champ

    CHAMPAIGN – Ever since Joey Bianchini lost in the state championship match as a sophomore, it’s been hard work and determination to get back to that p ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Elmhurst looking for exemplary youth to receive annual awards

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst has honored its youngest residents for their community service efforts for nearly two decades, according to Jackie Tam ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • York grad David Cohn paves way for Glenbard West's Justin Pierce at William & Mary

    HARRISONBURG, Va. – David Cohn was playing basketball last season for William & Mary when he began to hear glowing reports about Justin Pierce, at the ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • High school boys swimming: York sends four to boys state meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – York swimmer Flanagan Waldherr made his state meet debut last year in the 500-yard freestyle and finished 32nd.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:32 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District opens up spring registration

    ELMHURST – Spring registration begins this Saturday for the hundreds of programs and events offered by the Elmhurst Park District.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:09 pm