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  • Valle: The truth about Independence Day

    Spring is turning into summer, and with Memorial Day behind us, we look forward to the Fourth of July. While doing some research for this column, I ca ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: A 17-year-old York High School student blended technology and fashion to design a line of formal dresses that convert into shorter dresses ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Kids reading program prevents 'summer slide'

    With summer right around the corner, we’re gearing up at Elmhurst Public Library for our annual summer reading program. The Kids’ Library will be part ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: This film was years in the making, but Elmhurst resident Billy DuBose, 31, has completed his tribute to the Godzilla franchise. DuBose comp ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Letter: Why does DuPage County pay the most for its county clerk?

    To the editor:In every county in Illinois, the electoral process is carried out by the county clerk’ ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Letter: Elmhurst should support renewable energy with aggregation program

    To the Editor:In 2012, Elmhurst residents and small businesses were given an opportunity to save mon ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Sprandel: D-205 Common Core transition on the right path

    This year Elmhurst District 205 made the transition to the Common Core version of the MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) assessment from the previous ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Quigley: Here's a guide to your property tax bill

    If you managed to survive April 15 without the Internal Revenue Service reaching too deep into your pocketbook, then hopefully your annual real estate ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: What a wonderful reception for the Wilder Park Conservatory ribbon cutting April 26. Hundreds of visitors turned out to see the $2.4 millio ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Valle: Local leaders keep March for Meals cooking

    On March 25, 2014, I once again had the honor of participating in the "March for Meals/Community Champion Campaign" sponsored by the Meals on Wheels A ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Doyle: An affair to remember

    Question: What do you get when you combine 20 local artists, 20 chairs and a caring community?Answer ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Our view: Local leaders need more economic flexibility

    When mayors Joseph Broda of Lisle and Jeff Pruyn of Itasca stopped by the Suburban Life Media newsroom Friday to talk about legislative priorities for ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Smith: Academic honors pour in for York

    As the school year begins to wind to a close (graduation for the Class of 2014 on Sunday, May 18 is a little more than three weeks away), Elmhurst Dis ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • McGuire: Volunteers power Family Shelter Services

    “I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.”  – Tracy Chapman, singer/songwriter.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
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