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  • Prep roundup: IC boys knock off Timothy Christian in crosstown clash

    The IC Catholic boys basketball team knocked off crosstown foe Timothy Christian 44-37 on Jan. 23 at Timothy.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • St. Louis trip nets tourney title for Elmhurst Cheifs Mites Black team

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Chiefs Mites Black team went to the St. Louis area to face a west suburban rival, but the trip was worth it.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Elmhurst Chiefs Mites White team wins tournament title

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Chiefs Mites White squad from the Elmhurst Chiefs Hockey Club brought home the title from the Dells Waterpark Classic tourname ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Public, legislators flock to College of DuPage meeting, irate over president's $760,000 buyout (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – An estimated 400 members of the public attended Wednesday's special College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting to air their grievances a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • DuPage fair pledges 2015 event despite 300 code violations

    The organizers of the DuPage County Fair say there is no threat to the continuation of this year's event despite the revelation of more than 300 build ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Water main break closes 2 Route 83 lanes

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst crews are working to repair a broken water main on Route 83, just north of North Avenue, according to a city traffic alert.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Elmhurst releases water quality report

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst’s 2014 Consumer Confidence Report, which details information about residents’ drinking water, is now available online.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Ives requests audit of College of DuPage after president's severance total announced

    State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, announced Friday in a news release that she will ask the Illinois Auditor General to audit the College of DuPage af ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District receives $400,000 grant

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will be making improvements to Butterfield Park, thanks to a $400,000 grant from Illinois’ Open Space Land Acqui ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • College of DuPage to hold special meeting on President Breuder's retirement contract

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday night to further address President Robert Breuder's retirem ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Smith: Technology initiative redefines learning in District 205

    The U.S. Department of Education's National Education Technology Plan challenges educators to “create engaging, relevant and personalized learning exp ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Elmhurst College, NEDSRA unite for bowling program

    Gary Anderson, 48, was looking forward to “getting some spares and strikes” on Sunday at Wood Dale Bowl.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Elmhurst to host strategic planning sessions

    ELMHURST – All Elmhurst residents are invited to the city’s upcoming Strategic Planning Open House sessions to help lay the groundwork for a long-term ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Suburbs brace for possible 4 inches of snow

    Two to four inches of snow may come to the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Three-point play seals boys basketball win for Hinsdale Central against York (video)

    ELMHURST – Sometimes it's how you start and sometimes it's how you finish. It was both for Hinsdale ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Busy York boys enjoy successful MLK weekend

    WHEATON – While most people enjoyed a three-day weekend for Martin Luther King Day, York’s boys basketball team had its busiest weekend of the season.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Prep roundup: IC boys squad gets back in win column

    IC Catholic’s boys basketball team beat St. Laurence 58-55 on Tuesday to snap a five-game losing streak. Troy Burrows led the way with 21 points, Will ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good news for one section of Elmhurst residents in the ongoing battle against flooding. The DuPage County Board last week approved an agree ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Timothy Christian boys basketball gaining valuable experience (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – Learning to play without a superstar isn’t an easy task, which Timothy Christian’s boys basketball team has found out this winter after t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • College of DuPage President Breuder to retire in 2016, receive $760,000

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has announced he will retire, effective March 31, 2016.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Danica works with Elmhurst-Edwards Healthcare on a Healthy Driven Campaign: 5 photos

    Danica Patrick and Elmhurst-Edwards Healthcare work together on a future Healthy Driven Campaign Thursday January 22, 2015.  Locals are encouraged to ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Montini sophomore Kaylee Bambule returns to lineup in win against Brooks

    VILLA PARK – As if Montini’s girls basketball team doesn’t have enough weapons, now the Broncos have leading scorer Kaylee Bambule back.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage trustees to vote on buyout for Breuder

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees intends to vote tonight on a buyout package for President Robert Breuder after months of controve ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Elmhurst scholarship fund to host fundraiser

    ELMHURST – The Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund will host its annual Bags for Wags Bean Bag Tournament to support the college scholarships it awards e ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Elmhurst teacher shares State of the Union experience

    ELMHURST – When York Community High School teacher Patty Iverson learned she had the chance to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union addr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Elmhurst College alumna competes on 'American Idol'

    ELMHURST – The nation recently got a taste of Chicago-area musician Gina Venier when her “American Idol” audition aired Jan. 8 on Fox.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Quigley: Chamber contributes to Elmhurst community

    The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry will celebrate its 96th Annual Awards on Jan. 30, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to expound on the ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Elmhurst teacher to attend Obama's State of the Union as guest

    A York Community High School teacher will be in attendance when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night in Was ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Elmhurst to use quarry to reduce residential flooding

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst will be able to use a portion of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility to relieve residential flooding after the ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Letter: A heartfelt thanks to the Elmhurst community

    To the editor: The United Community Concerns Association would like to thank the Elmhurst community ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • Elmhurst 205 Superintendent Dave Pruneau to retire

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Superintendent Dave Pruneau will retire at the end of this school year, he announced Thursday.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • College of DuPage under fire for former employee's theft conviction at Elmhurst College

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage is under fire after a media investigation detailed the college's former radio station engineer's criminal history.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Prep roundup: Timothy Christian boys basketball picks up victory in California

    Timothy Christian’s boys basketball team completed its California trip with a 59-39 win Tuesday at Calvin Christian in Escondido, Calif. Robert McGivn ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Connie Caruso's Elmhurst living room will now be much quieter after health issues prompted her to retire from a 40-year career as a piano t ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas’ effort not enough for York

    ELMHURST – Jayvon Thomas provided a big spark, but it was not enough for York’s boys basketball team Jan. 9.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • County to launch #GivingDuPage volunteer awareness effort

    DuPage County is hoping the power of the hashtag – and social media in general – will help connect residents to local volunteer opportunities.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Ballard, Friars hang on against Benet

    LISLE – Fenwick’s Mike Ballard had just watched Benet erase a 15-point deficit and send the game into overtime.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Elmhurst fires cause $650,000 in damage

    ELMHURST – Between Saturday and Monday, the Elmhurst Fire Department responded to three fires that caused about $650,000 in damage, according to a cit ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Beloved Elmhurst piano teacher retires after 40 years

    ELMHURST – The hardest thing Connie Caruso had to do during her students’ piano recital in May was to put on a smile, knowing it would be her last as ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • York varsity cheerleaders first at Bolingbrook Invitational

    York's varsity cheerleading team recently placed first at the Bolingbrook Invitational, completing a successful day of competition that saw the freshm ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Woman files lawsuit after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at Massage Envy in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against a male employee of Massage Envy, 191 S. II Route 83, and the business afte ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • Westmont's (VERY) Chili Open: 6 photos

    The Westmont Park District hosts 65 golfers for the annual Chili Open at Twin Lakes Golf Club on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Check out Elmhurst stories to follow in new year

    ELMHURST – Before even crossing off a day on the new 2015 calendar, there are already plenty of stories brewing in Elmhurst. In addition to the downto ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Milkowski helps lead York girls hoops

    ROSELLE – It doesn’t take long to notice Sarah Milkowski’s toughness in whatever sport she is playing.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Prep roundup: George, Thomas power York boys to win

    York’s boys basketball team kicked off the new year with a 52-40 win on the road against Naperville North on Tuesday. Richard George led York with 19 ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • IC boys basketball struggles against Glenbard South

    ELMHURST – A young team with only three seniors on the roster, the IC Catholic boys basketball team was expected to go through some growing pains this ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Ringing in the New Year: Local leaders share resolutions

    With the arrival of 2015, Suburban Life asked members of area communities to share their New Year’s resolutions.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Two men charged with five thefts of catalytic converters in Elmhurst, Itasca

    ELMHURST – Two men have been charged with stealing catalytic converters five times in Elmhurst and Itasca, according to a news release from the DuPage ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Benedictine University to host upcoming baseball, soccer camps

    LISLE – The baseball and women's soccer teams at Benedictine University will host upcoming camps aimed at training youth players in each sport.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Prep roundup: IC boys fell in tourney final

    IC Catholic’s boys basketball team won all three pool play games at the IC/Westmont Invite to make the tournament final on Tuesday. IC defeated Elmwoo ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigate death of 23-year-old

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating the death of a 23-year-old woman who was found dead Friday inside an Elmhurst home, accordi ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Loyola welcomes 1st new year baby from Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst couple was the first to welcome a baby in the new year at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to a hospital ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Elmhurst breaks ground on controversial parking deck

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst’s Addison Avenue Parking Deck project officially broke ground Dec. 19.More than ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • York track title heads list of memorable moments from 2014

    With 2015 about to begin, there is no better time to take one last look back on the successes IC Catholic, Timothy Christian and York student athletes ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Lady Dukes defend holiday tourney title

    OSWEGO – Whatever York’s girls basketball team has been doing to prepare for and play at the Oswego East Holiday Classic Tournament the past two years ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • York boys hoops gets 'great experience' at Tosh

    ELMHURST – Hosting the 32-team Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament last week made for a busy week for York players, coaches and staff off the court, but the ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:58 am
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