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  • Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue FC 1-0 in World Cup send-off

    CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League’s Chicago Red Stars dominated and stayed unbeaten in their third match of the 2015 campaign on Saturday, ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • York Garden Club to receive grant

    ELMHURST – York Community High School’s Garden Club will receive a grant to turn an unused courtyard into an outdoor garden.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • 'Chicago Fire' episode shot in Elmhurst to air Tuesday

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst fans of NBC's "Chicago Fire" should be sure to tune in to Tuesday's episode, as they can expect to see some familiar surroundings.
    May 5, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • West suburbs' young achievers honored as Suburban Life Scholars

    The west suburbs' best and brightest were recognized recently by Suburban Life Media.Two area high s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:27 am
  • Elmhurst residents share feedback on Addison Avenue proposals

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents had the chance to share their take on proposals for two city-owned parcels along Addison Avenue at a Development, Planni ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Elmhurst to borrow $16M to fund projects

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst will issue $16 million in bonds to fund budgeted infrastructure improvements, including the remainder of the Addison Avenue parkin ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Prep roundup: Addison Trail, York baseball win conference series

    Addison Trail’s baseball team took two out of three games from Hinsdale South in a West Suburban Gold series.
    April 1, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Kroll a key cog for York softball

    ELMHURST – If there’s one thing about York freshman Kyra Kroll, it’s that she doesn’t lack confidence.
    April 1, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Wendell, Krissinger leading way for York volleyball

    ELMHURST – For all the intangibles that have led to York’s volleyball success, Jacob Wendell’s and Bobby Krissinger’s ability on the court is very tan ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' trustees named officers of divided College of DuPage board in tense first meeting

    What some believe to be a new era at the College of DuPage started off with a rocky first few votes Thursday.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Elmhurst police to conduct roadside safety checks in May

    ELMHURST – As a part of the Click It or Ticket and Drunk Driving Crackdown campaigns, the Elmhurst Police Department will be conducting roadside safet ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Elmhurst Junior Women's Club to host Tickled Pink

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Junior Women's Club knows everyone looks pretty in pink.In support of the Br ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Elmhurst school hosts annual Treasure Hunt

    ELMHURST – Team "Gilligan's Island" works to solve a clue during Bryan Middle School PTA's annual Treasure Hunt fundraiser April 11.
    April 30, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Downtown Elmhurst stores talk struggles of doing business

    ELMHURST – On March 27, The Runner’s Soul made an announcement on Facebook leaving loyal customers stunned and heartbroken by the sudden news.
    April 30, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Moore: Check out 10 highlights from Elmhurst library renovation

    Over the past few months, construction has been steadily progressing to update, reconfigure, and repurpose space on the second floor of the Elmhurst P ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Embattled College of DuPage President Breuder takes medical leave days before potential ouster

    The controversial president of the College of DuPage won't be in office when trustees potentially take a scheduled vote on whether to put him on paid ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Man in critical condition after driving into Elmhurst lagoon

    ELMHURST – A 77-year-old Elmhurst man remains in critical intensive care at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital after being rescued Monday afternoon from a veh ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 27, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Elmhurst's East End Park playground survives for now

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District board unanimously voted Wednesday to keep the existing East End Park playground until they determine it is no lo ...
    April 27, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Tim Feigh gets A.D. Hall of Fame call

    ELMHURST – Winning an award is nothing new for Tim Feigh, who compiled a long list of achievements during nearly a quarter-century as a high school at ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Third federal subpoena seeks College of DuPage video, audio recordings

    The College of DuPage has been served its third federal subpoena this month, with authorities seeking recordings of the school on the day administrato ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Elmhurst police to host prescription drug take-back

    ELMHURST – On Saturday, the Elmhurst Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back to collect expired, unused or unwanted prescription dru ...
    April 24, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Special education program partners with Elmhurst hair salon, spa

    ELMHURST – Twelve-year-old Nick Cima knew exactly what hairstyle he wanted when he walked into Alter Ego Hair Design, a boutique hair salon in Elmhurs ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Dukes, IC’s Rowell aiming for repeat state success

    The outdoor boys track and field season is out of the blocks with athletes from area schools looking to eventually make their way to state. Here’s a l ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Returning state qualifiers boost York, AT, TC girls track

    With the outdoor state meet just over a month away, girls track and field athletes are working to post their best marks in order to get to state. Here ...
    April 24, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Prep roundup: Dukes dispatch defending conference champions

    York’s softball team kicked off West Suburban Silver play with a massive 4-1 win on the road against defending conference champion Downers Grove North ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • DuPage officials pledge to reduce emissions by 20 percent

    County leaders came together April 14 to announce plans for a greener DuPage over the next decade and a half.
    April 23, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Elmhurst museum to host forum on possible relocation

    ELMHURST – The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is seeking public input about its possible relocation within Wilder Park.
    April 23, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council restores Historical Museum budget

    ELMHURST – First Ward Alderman Diane Gutenkauf felt a “wrong has been righted” when the Elmhurst City Council approved the Elmhurst Historical Museum’ ...
    April 23, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep participates in safe driving program

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic Prep in Elmhurst launched Knights Drive Safe this school year to teach students how to be safe behind the wheel. The three-mont ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Lessons learned as Dukes turn it around

    ELMHURST – After a shocking 1-11 start, it seemed things could only get better because they couldn’t get worse for York baseball.
    April 23, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Chester: York to pioneer partnership with Indiana University

    Effective next fall, York Community High School will be the first high school in Illinois to partner with Indiana University through its Advance Colle ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DuPage Board member Chaplin, state Sen. Nybo taking action to consolidate election commission

    DuPage County Board member Liz Chaplin, D-Downers Grove, and state Sen. Chris Nybo, R-Elmhurst, have teamed up to explore returning the electoral proc ...
    April 22, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Elmhurst police locate missing person in Lombard

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst man reported missing Tuesday was found at about midnight Wednesday at a gas station in Lombard, according to a post on the Elmh ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling of Lemont makes 50 saves in 3OT playoff win

    Scott Darling stopped 50 shots and Brent Seabrook scored the game winner a minute into the third overtime Tuesday as the Chicago Blackhawks pushed the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:57 am
  • Sen. Cullerton sponsors bill to take DuPage Narcan Program statewide

    One of DuPage County's signature programs in the fight against heroin may be going statewide.State S ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial leads effort to help respond to those in crisis

    ELMHURST – Someone with a CPR certificate might be able to handle a physical emergency. But who handles a mental health emergency?
    April 21, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Elmhurst to consider suggestions for sustainability

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst's Sustainability Task Force is ready for an eco-friendly future.The ...
    April 21, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • COD's Hamilton talks Clean Slate win, possible bid for chairwoman and Breuder ouster

    In a few weeks, area voters will see a Clean Slate at the College of DuPage.Amid a crowded field of ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Elmhurst College program celebrates 10 years of inclusion

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College sophomore Chris Deters is a “de facto mayor” around campus.Deters, 25, j ...
    April 20, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Elmhurst native focuses on friendship in play

    ELMHURST – Friendship is a secret language shared by two individuals who can communicate only through honesty and reverence. It envelopes a type of lo ...
    April 20, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Park districts offer distillery trip

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst and Glen Ellyn park districts have arranged a tour to Copper Fiddle Distillery, a local craft business in Lake Zurich, on May ...
    April 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst to buy homes affected by flooding

    ELMHURST – In a unanimous decision, the Elmhurst City Council approved a plan to help residents affected by flooding in the city at its meeting April ...
    April 17, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Multi-story developments proposed for Addison Avenue space

    ELMHURST – Two city-owned parcels at 138 and 142 N. Addison Ave. are up for grabs, and two developers are battling for the Development, Planning and Z ...
    April 17, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial Medical Group celebrates opening of office

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Medical Group celebrates the opening of its newest physician office with a ribbon cutting ceremony April 10.
    April 17, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • Hinsdale Central at York boys tennis: 6 photos

    York plays Hinsdale Central at Berens Park in Elmhurst on Thursday, April 16, 2015. ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • York catcher Milkowski tailor made for leadership role

    ELMHURST – Catcher is a position unlike any other in softball, so the players who are drawn to it tend to be a bit different.
    April 17, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Prep roundup: York’s Peterson picks up 100th career varsity tennis win

    York’s boys tennis team made the final of the Hersey Invite on Saturday, beating Prospect and Fremd by 5-2 scores before losing to the Huskies 4-3 in ...
    April 17, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • York soccer ‘coming together’ to find success

    SCHAUMBURG – Saturday’s PepsiCo Showdown opener left an unsatisfying taste for York’s girls soccer team.
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Quigley: Election results reveal truths about us

    Results from the April 7 Consolidated Elections revealed two truths about us as an electorate.First, ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont native Scott Darling notches first NHL playoff win in Blackhawks' victory

    In a season of memorable firsts, Scott Darling added another one to the list Wednesday night. The Le ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • College of DuPage under federal investigation, trustee says school destroyed documents

    In an event signaling more trouble for the long-embattled College of DuPage, the U.S. Attorney's Office has issued a subpoena to the school for docume ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Embattled College of DuPage Board bows out of final meeting

    After months of headlines, scandal and controversy, the current College of DuPage Board of Trustees won't be going out with a bang.
    April 16, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Amid controversy, COD Foundation director announces retirement

    The director of the College of DuPage Foundation has announced she will retire in October after months of controversy – though not because of it.
    April 15, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Elmhurst teachers turn forum into teachable moment for students

    ELMHURST – For the last eight years, Elmhurst College has hosted its Governmental Forum as a way to create a conversation among civic leaders, local o ...
    April 15, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Anthony J. Canino Varsity Gymnastics Invitational: 8 photos

    Athletes from the WSC Gold and Silver Divisions compete at the Anthony J. Canino Varsity Gymnastics Invitational at Hinsdale Central on Friday, April ...
    April 15, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Elmhurst band is hungry for more after House of Blues debut

    ELMHURST – After reaching out to a local promoter for upcoming gigs in the Chicago area, 19-year-old Elmhurst College student Scott Blaszak received a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • DuPage County Fair confirms limited grandstand for 2015, but programming remains (with video)

    WHEATON – Though part of the grandstand will be closed, the DuPage County Fair Association promises that the annual event will go on as planned.
    April 18, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • York Community High School to present 'Big Fish'

    ELMHURST – York Community High School’s Drama Club will present its adaptation of "Big Fish," a tale that centers on restoring the relationship betwee ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Local pizzerias to support Elmhurst schools at event

    ELMHURST – In an effort to raise funds for Elmhurst’s public schools, local pizzerias will showcase their speciality sausage and cheese pizzas at the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Fans head to Elmhurst Quarry for 'Chicago Fire' filming

    ELMHURST – After storms forced NBC to cancel its filming of "Chicago Fire" late last week at the Elmhurst Quarry, the show is shooting there today.
    April 14, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Former College of DuPage radio engineer charged with stealing $200K pleads not guilty

    A former College of DuPage radio engineer accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the school's radio station, WDCB, pleaded not guilty to a dozen ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • NBC reschedules 'Chicago Fire' filming for Tuesday at Elmhurst Quarry

    ELMHURST – After storms forced NBC to cancel its filming of "Chicago Fire" late last week at the Elmhurst Quarry, the show now will be shooting there ...
    April 14, 2015 - 6:04 am
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 13, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Elmhurst groups to launch 1st job fair for students

    ELMHURST – On Wednesday, the Elmhurst Commission on Youth will host its first youth job and volunteer fair.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Connelly, Sandack meet with DuPage County Board members for lobby day

    DuPage County Board members meet with state legislators March 18 in Springfield as part of an annual lobby day to speak about the county's 2015 legisl ...
    April 12, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District votes to absorb subdivision

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst and Pick Subdivision park districts are now one, after the boards of both districts unanimously voted to consolidate.
    April 10, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves Hahn Street redevelopment agreement

    ELMHURST – After approving the needed variances and conditional-use permit for the Hahn Street redevelopment project in December, the Elmhurst City Co ...
    April 10, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • Willowbrook at Downers Grove North girls soccer: 8 photos

    Downers Grove North plays a home soccer match with Willowbrook on Monday, April 6, 2015. ...
    April 10, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Elmhurst single moms support group to host brunch

    ELMHURST – Sisters Helping Each Other, a local support group for single mothers, will host a brunch from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Elmhurst Christi ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Community supports Elmhurst kids through Casino Night

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Children's Assistance Foundation's sixth annual Casino Night was a record-breaking event, with nearly 400 attendees and more s ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Batter up: Elmhurst Boy Scout Troop 17 to host pancake breakfast

    ELMHURST – Boy Scout Troop 17 will host its fourth annual Red, White and Blue Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Christ United Methodis ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Elmhurst fitness center to raise money for association

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst fitness center FITT-RX will raise money for the American Lung Association through a spin-a-thon.
    April 10, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Plenty of promise for York, AT boys volleyball

    Most high school spring sports take place outside, but boys volleyball action is still heating up indoors. York and Addison Trail have reason to be ex ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • AT, IC looking to repeat 20-win seasons, Trojans skew young

    The high school softball season is in full swing with teams in the area already having several games under their belts. Here’s what to expect for Addi ...
    April 10, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Talented Dukes softball transitions to new coach

    ELMHURST – Some things may have changed around York softball with Jennifer Bode taking over as coach, but the team she inherited should help keep the ...
    April 10, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Former associate pastor of Elmhurst church sentenced to 10 years for sex assault

    ELMHURST – A former associate pastor at an Elmhurst church has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl over the course of ...
    April 9, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Valle: York Township offers wealth of unique services

    Here is a preview of the York Township supervisor’s annual town hall meeting reports, highlighting programs and services available through our facilit ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NBC 'Chicago Fire' filming in Elmhurst gets canceled due to severe weather forecast

    ELMHURST – The expected filming of NBC's "Chicago Fire" on Thursday at the Elmhurst Quarry has been canceled due to the severe weather forecast.
    April 9, 2015 - 5:52 am
  • Elmhurst College forum to tackle America's challenges

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College is hosting its eighth annual govermental forum, a discussion that centers on the latest political and economic issues in I ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Francesca's Amici makes name for itself

    In the mood to let seasoned pros do the cooking, we decided to make our first visit to Francesca's Amici. It inhabits a warm, sophisticated space in d ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' candidates sweep College of DuPage race (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will soon be looking at a Clean Slate. The trio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Sabatino, 3 incumbents win Elmhurst City Council seats

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents who live in the city's First Ward will see a fresh face as one of their representatives on the City Council after Tuesda ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • District 205 voters re-elect incumbents

    ELMHURST – Four incumbents were re-elected to the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education, according to preliminary election re ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Ubriaco re-elected to Elmhurst Park District board

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners President Carolyn Ubriaco has been re-elected, according to preliminary election results.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • York softball blasts four home runs in win against Conant

    ELMHURST – In its first three games, York softball hit one home run. In Monday's game against Conant ...
    April 6, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Elmhurst roads to close for filming of 'Chicago Fire'

    ELMHURST – Film crews from the NBC television show "Chicago Fire" will be using part of the Elmhurst Quarry on Tuesday and Thursday for rehearsal and ...
    April 6, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Elmhurst College officials investigate alleged forcible sexual offense

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College students received an email alert March 30 from the Office of Campus Security about a delayed report of an alleged forcible ...
    April 6, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Letter: Support clean slate for College of DuPage board

    To the Editor: I am a former COD student, a DuPage resident and a taxpayer. I filed a FOIA request a ...
    April 6, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Letter: Vote Smentek for First Ward

    To the Editor:I'm writing in support of Susan Smentek for First Ward alderman. The First Ward alderm ...
    April 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Elmhurst prepares for possible state funding change

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley and the City Council are preparing a plan for the possibility of reduced funding from the state, according to a ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Hawthorne students celebrate Pi Day

    ELMHURST – Students at Hawthorne Elementary School in Elmhurst took a swing at reciting as many digits as they could of the number pi in honor of Pi D ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:23 am
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