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Elmhurst News

  • High school softball: Offensive onslaught sends York to regional final

    ELMHURST – Scoring runs wasn’t an issue for York’s softball team in the regular season.The same held ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • City launches Explore Elmhurst website to promote tourism, community events

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst has launched the Explore Elmhurst website, a newly branded platform offering residents and visitors an all-access guid ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Elmhurst's Grace Cronin caps Fenwick career with state title

    CHARLESTON – Grace Cronin’s hurdling talents can be traced to her days attending Immaculate Conception Grade School in Elmhurst.
    May 27, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • PREP ROUNDUP: Septet combines for York baseball no-hitter

    Josh Hovance, Cole Miller, Joe Polowsky, Brennan McGovern, Matt Reicker, Nick Lee and Will Dvorak pitched an inning each and combined for a no-hitter ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Elmhurst's Hops for Humanity looks to extend charitable reach

    ELMHURST – Hops for Humanity, a charitable organization that combines the joy of drinking beer with the satisfaction of helping the community, wants t ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Technology Center of DuPage names executive director

    ADDISON – Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System will welcome Michael Zimmerman of Crown Point ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school baseball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian capture regional titles

    ELMHURST – Jimmy Brush's one-out single to score Jimmy Allen in the bottom of the 10th inning was the decisive run for the Timothy Christian's boys ba ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • Elmhurst police search for bank robbery suspect

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is looking for a bank robbery suspect, according to a city of Elmhurst news release.
    May 25, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Know Your Board: Elmhurst Public Library Board of Trustees

    There aren’t enough reporters in Illinois to cover all of the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Courts Plus women’s travel team wins regional league

    ELMHURST – Courts Plus announced that its Elmhurst Women’s Division 4 National team recently won first place in the Northern Illinois Travel Team Leag ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Valle: Americans find many ways to honor Memorial Day

    Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States of Ameri ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst police increase seat belt, DUI enforcment through Memorial Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is conducting extra seat belt and drunk driving enforcement through the Memorial Day weekend, according to a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Elmhurst's Cilantro Taco Grill promises fresh food, grilled meat

    ELMHURST – With a fifth location now open in Elmhurst, the Morfin family business is seeking to become the area’s go-to restaurant for fresh grilled M ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • New Elmhurst Edward Jones office to host grand opening

    ELMHURST – Rita Borzym of Edward Jones is inviting the public to her office's grand opening celebration.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Glenbard East, Montini, Willowbrook, York ready for postseason play

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 Foundation raises thousands with Top Pizza event

    ELMHURST – The fifth annual Top Pizza event sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence drew more than 450 participants and ra ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves special service area replacement for Virginia Lane town homes

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved the creation of a special service area to help maintain and improve the town homes in Virginia Lane.
    May 22, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school sports roundup: York boys lacrosse wins conference, Dukes send four to girls state track

    York’s boys lacrosse team clinched its second straight West Suburban Conference title May 17 with a 10-7 win against Lyons Township. The Dukes improve ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • High school baseball: Frank Romano, York take pride in solid defense

    ELMHURST – While not always as awe-inspiring as a majestic home run or as astounding as precise pitching, defense is a big key to baseball success.
    May 21, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Letter: How we can help end bickering in Springfield

    To the Editor:I am writing to share a simple idea to help end the unnecessary partisan bickering in ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Elmhurst D-205 task force identifies middle schools' achievements, deficiencies

    ELMHURST – The District 205 middle school task force recently returned with its initial findings and presented its plans moving forward.
    May 20, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Edward-Elmhurst Health inaugurates Lombard walk-in clinic

    ELMHURST – Edward-Elmhurst Health inaugurated a new walk-in clinic in Lombard with a May 3 ribbon cutting ceremony.
    May 18, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Make My Elmhurst a park of your Facebook community

    Growing up in Downers Grove I was as familiar with Elmhurst as I was with any other neighboring suburb. Besides the mandatory visit to Hamburger Heave ...
    May 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company wins state championship

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Park District's Impact Dance Company brought home four first place championship trophies from the April 24 IPDG State Finals in Ge ...
    May 16, 2016 - 7:20 pm
  • Letter: Hatred behind rise of Donald Trump

    To the Editor:What created Donald Trump? He was created by all the hate and bigotry and racism runni ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Elmhurst home burglarized, police on lookout for suspect

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst home in the 700 block of South Stratford Avenue was burglarized at 9:20 a.m. May 16, according to a city of Elmhurst news relea ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Former Elmhurst mayor Ray Fick remembered as tireless public servant

    ELMHURST – Former Elmhurst Mayor Ray W. Fick lived his life for the benefit of others. Whether it was his family, his friends or his neighbors, Fick w ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Elmhurst's 20th Annual Museum Day promises 'biggest ever' celebration

    ELMHURST – To celebrate its 20th anniversary, this year’s annual Museum Day will be the biggest on record, featuring activities from the Elmhurst Publ ...
    May 14, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: York boys dominate distance events at track meet

    York’s boys track and field team dominated the distance events at the DuPage County Championships on May 6.
    May 13, 2016 - 7:05 pm
  • High school girls soccer: York, Glenbard East, other area teams ready for postseason kickoff

    The road to girls soccer playoff glory ends at North Central College in Naperville, where teams from across the state in three classes will be vying f ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • High school baseball: Glove, bat come up big for York's Michael O'Malley

    GLEN ELLYN – As a shortstop, Michael O'Malley takes a large measure of pride in being consistently reliable on defense.
    May 14, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • High school girls track and field: York athletes eye downstate berths at sectional meet

    ELMHURST – Elizabeth Hagstrom’s role with the York girls track and field team has evolved since freshman year, but her favorite event remains the 1,60 ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • High school badminton: York sends five to state tourney, Willowbrook sees Grace Chantos make state field

    ELMHURST – A stellar season for York’s badminton team got even better May 5.Hosting their own sectio ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Elmhurst resident Clarice Colangelo celebrating 103rd birthday

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst resident Clarice Colangelo is celebrating her 103rd birthday with an open house event May 13 at Fly 2 Buy boutique at 122 N. York ...
    May 12, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Things to go and do in Elmhurst, May 13-19, 2016

    To get your event into these listings, visit http://shawurl.com/Calendar. May 13 TEEN CRAFTERNOONS ...
    May 12, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Elmhurst Park District board votes to improve, enhance sled hill at Ben Allison Park

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will be improving a beginner sledding hill at Ben Allison Park that currently presents a safety hazard to its us ...
    May 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Elmhurst resident, business owner helps raise funds for Ray Graham Association

    ELMHURST – Even though he is passionate about food and creating enjoyable dining experiences, Elmhurst resident and business owner Tony Gambino wants ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Free wood chips offered DuPage County residents

    WEST CHICAGO – People can pick up free wood chips from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Native Plant Nursery ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Crestview Garden Club to host 37th annual plant sale in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The Crestview Garden Club will sell a variety of plants during its May 14 annual event.Th ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Art Museum exhibit explores connection between Playboy, architecture, Chicago

    ELMHURST – Architecture is not the first thing that comes to mind when talking about Playboy magazine, but a new exhibit at the Elmhurst Art Museum sh ...
    May 11, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Art@York May film is 'Youth'

    ELMHURST – The Art@York program continues in May with a screening of the comedy-drama "Youth."The fi ...
    May 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Walk-In Ministry partners with Elmhurst College to create a new look

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Walk-In Ministry partnered with an Elmhurst College graphic design class to create a new logo for its new name, the Elmhurst W ...
    May 9, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves $25 million in bond issuances for stormwater improvements

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council authorized the sale of $25 million in general obligation bonds to finance nine stormwater mitigation projects.
    May 9, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Elmhurst resident, gym owner breaks burpees world record

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst resident and gym owner Nick Janowitz was tired of making excuses, so he decided to break a Guinness World Record by doing more tha ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • High school baseball: York dealing with dual identities

    ELMHURST – As the 2016 baseball season heads into the final stretch, York coach Dave Kalal has one big question about his squad.
    May 6, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 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 ...
    May 6, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school softball: Poise a positive in pitching circle for York's Lauren Wojcik

    ELMHURST – Lauren Wojcik never pitched a varsity inning before this spring, but her prowess in the pitching circle might fool many who didn’t know tha ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Letter: Bipartisan measures a needed step on road to state budget

    To the Editor:I joined my Senate colleagues on April 22 in unanimously approving two bipartisan meas ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Elmhurst community television releases May programming

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst TV has released its programming for May. Programs air on Comcast channel 6 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99 and also can be found at El ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board President Shannon Ebner talks Focus 205, English curriculum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 has been working on various initiatives to improve its operations and the experience offered to El ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra ends season with concert featuring special guest

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will soon close its season with a concert of friendship and spectacular music-making.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New comedy show launches at Fitz's Spare Keys in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – There is a new comedy show in downtown Elmhurst.On the first Tuesday of every month, Fitz ...
    May 2, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Know Your Board: DuPage High School District 88 Board of Education

    There aren’t enough reporters in Illinois to cover all of the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Quigley: Small businesses make U.S. economy great

    As the longest-tenured Chamber of Commerce executive in DuPage County, I can firmly attest to what makes our economy in the United States great: small ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:55 am
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