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  • York softball player Julia Derkowski is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Julia DerkowskiYorkSoftballSophomoreWhy Derkowski was selected: Derkowski had two hits, including a ...
    April 22, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Body found in Elmhurst quarry could belong to missing person

    ELMHURST – A body has been found in the Elmhurst quarry that police think may be an Elmhurst 24-year-old who was reported missing April 14, according ...
    April 23, 2017 - 3:16 pm
  • Family to hold vigil for missing epileptic Elmhurst man

    ELMHURST – The family of an epileptic man missing since April 14 without his meds is planning a community vigil over the weekend, according to members ...
    April 21, 2017 - 8:01 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for April 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 ...
    April 21, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • High school girls softball: Young talent benefits York

    ELMHURST – The future is arriving early for York’s softball team.With no seniors on the roster, the ...
    April 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Biggins sisters boost York lineup

    DOWNERS GROVE – For senior triplets Jackie, Jennifer and Julie Biggins, one of their final shared moments at York is as girls track and field teammate ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Family-friendly microbrewery coming to Elmhurst this fall

    ELMHURST – A microbrewery is finally coming to Elmhurst, as two residents plan to open the city's first this fall.
    April 21, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 10-16

    Change needed in IllinoisI consider myself an independent centrist politically and analyze candidate ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • Weekend Elmhurst fire leaves one injured, home uninhabitable

    ELMHURST – A weekend fire left a home uninhabitable and one man in the hospital with burns across approximately 40 percent of his body, according to a ...
    April 19, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • Elmhurst police looking for missing man without his seizure medication

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department are still looking for a local man missing since April 14 who has been without his seizure medicine, accordin ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • High school baseball: Elmhurst resident Michael Bieterman set to head south

    Michael Bieterman, an Elmhurst resident and senior at Aurora Central Catholic, recently signs with Southern Illinois University. Bieterman, a catcher ...
    April 16, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • Timothy Christian baseball player Brian Schiff is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Brian SchiffTimothy ChristianBaseballSeniorWhy Schiff was selected: Schiff had a three-run double th ...
    April 15, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • High school girls soccer: Olivia Hurt sets tone for IC Catholic

    ELMHURST – The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer roster lists diminutive forward Olivia Hurt as 5-foot-3.
    April 14, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for April 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 ...
    April 14, 2017 - 6:02 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Offense powers York baseball during hot streak

    ELMHURST – The offense has been in high gear for York’s baseball team lately. The Dukes have scored six or more runs in their last five games and are ...
    April 14, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 3-9

    Playgrounds should be for playingPlaygrounds are for children. The Roosevelt school playground in Ci ...
    April 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Families, four-legged friends to hunt for eggs at Elmhurst Easter event

    ELMHURST – Excited families and well-dressed dogs will show their holiday spirit at the Elmhurst Park District's annual Egg Hunt and Doggie EGGstravag ...
    April 17, 2017 - 7:48 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Changes coming to mysuburbanlife.com

    Over the last few years, we've not gotten stellar feedback on our website. Other news websites also have been subject to complaints.
    April 14, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Elmhurst Police Department to hold roadside safety checkpoint April 14

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police department is planning a roadside safety checkpoint on an unidentified major roadway in the city April 14, according to ...
    April 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 student advancing to national creativity program

    ELMHURST – One Jefferson Elementary School student will get to present a piece of writing on the national level as a part of the PTA Reflections compe ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:40 pm
  • Elmhurst park board challenger Sheehan joins longtime commissioner Kies in successful bid

    ELMHURST – A newcomer and a long-seated member of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners both had successful bids to sit on the governing b ...
    April 12, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 12, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • York volleyball player Rio Diaz is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Rio DiazYorkVolleyballSeniorWhy Diaz was selected: Diaz guided the offense and dished out 14 assists ...
    April 8, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • High school softball: IC Catholic, Montini, Timothy Christian, York ready to go this season

    The ultimate destination for high school softball teams is Peoria for the state championships in June, but there is a lot to be decided before teams s ...
    April 7, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school baseball: IC Catholic, Willowbrook, York, other area teams ready to play ball

    The first pitches of the high school baseball season have been thrown, and teams already are jockeying for position in conference races and postseason ...
    April 7, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 27-April 2

    Why not Medicare for all?Why do only workers pay Social Security tax on income up to $118,000? Why n ...
    April 7, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council incumbent grabs third term; 2 new faces join board in uncontested races

    ELMHURST – Though a docket of mostly uncontested races took a chunk of the election night drama away from the outcome, the Elmhurst City Council has t ...
    April 5, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • Polls are now closed; check back for local race results

    Polls are now closed.Check back at mysuburbanlife.com for updates as results indicate winners in var ...
    April 6, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Letter: Tim Sheehan is 'exceptional candidate' for Elmhurst Park District board

    To the editor:As a 20-year resident of Elmhurst and a frequent user of many different Elmhurst Park ...
    April 1, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • York High School raises $20,000 at St. Baldrick's event

    ELMHURST – The York Community High School students, staff and surrounding community found their wallets and heads a bit lighter with their hears a lit ...
    April 3, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 20-26

    Immigrants have a place hereI’m 71 years old and I have never heard an immigrant say “Gimme, gimme g ...
    March 31, 2017 - 6:51 pm
  • York tennis player Johnny Wheeler is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Johnny WheelerYorkTennisSeniorWhy Wheeler was selected: Wheeler played in three doubles matches with ...
    March 31, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for March 31

    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 31, 2017 - 3:24 pm
  • Letter: Markwell is best candidate for COD board

    To the editor:I would like to endorse the candidacy of Dan Markwell for the COD board. I attended th ...
    March 31, 2017 - 1:23 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard East eyes state repeat, Timothy going for third straight regional

    All roads lead to North Central College in Naperville, the site of the state finals for all three classes of high school girls soccer. First, teams mu ...
    March 31, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • Election 2017: Check out your local race results

    On April 4, area residents competed for the opportunity to represent their towns, schools, park districts and more.
    April 6, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • High school boys basketball: Dillon Durrett's senior season at Wheaton Warrenville South one to remember

    WHEATON – Humility is a trait Dillon Durrett already possesses in abundance.The Wheaton Warrenville ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elmhurst City Council Ward 6 candidate Jim Kennedy

    Age48Current occupationSite Director for a flexible packaging manufacturer in the western suburbsEdu ...
    April 4, 2017 - 6:52 am
  • 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