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  • Flash from the past: Glen Crest opens time capsule

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Crest Middle School staff, students and alumni opened a time capsule Jan. 26 that had been sealed since the school's addition was pu ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn native lands on Broadway

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn native Brad Giovanine dreamed of being on Broadway his entire life."I've bee ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District's annual report highlights 2016 achievements

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District has published its annual report for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2016. The annual report is available for ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Churchill students share alternative energy opportunities

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn's Environmental Commission welcomed students and their teachers from Churchill Elementary School on Jan. 17 for ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Repealing Affordable Care Act is wrong path

    To the editor:If you read the heartless rhetoric from my congressman, Peter Roskam's, website (www.r ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Glenbard West graduate being remembered for compassion

    Glen Ellyn native Kevin Crawford is being remembered for the compassion he showed to every one he met.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Tributes continue for former Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone

    GLEN ELLYN – The tributes continue to pour in for longtime Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone.The Glen ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Letter: Two wrongs don't make a right

    To the editor:Recently U.S. Rep. John Lewis stated he "did not regard Trump as a legitimate presiden ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:18 pm
  • Glen Ellyn History Center to present living history program on Tupperware

    GLEN ELLYN – Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will portray Brownie Wise, the woman who convinced Earl Tupper to sell his inventions through home p ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Glen Ellyn dads, daughters dance the night away at Park District event

    GLEN ELLYN – Fathers and daughters danced the night away during the Glen Ellyn Park District's Valentine-themed Daddy Daughter Dance on Feb. 10 at the ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Billy O'Donnell basketball camp to teach youngsters skills, confidence

    GLEN ELLYN – Billy O'Donnell not only loved sports, he also wanted to instill that love for sports in youngsters.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 6-13

    New leadership needed in BerwynThe current mayor of Berwyn is bragging about all the wonderful thing ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Tea Canal brings love of tea to Pickwick Place in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Malek Zoubi developed an interest in tea at a young age."Growing up, my grandfather was ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • COD trustees look at ways to address budget shortfall

    College of DuPage trustees are looking at a possible increase in tuition fees as a way to address an expected budget shortfall and avoid program cuts.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Feb. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to expand to Delnor, Central DuPage and Kishwaukee hospitals

    A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine's Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular I ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Glenbard West basketball player Chris Langan is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Cindy Purdom

    Chris LanganGlenbard WestBasketballSeniorWhy Langan was selected: Langan drained six 3-pointers and ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Glenbard West earns repeat team berth at state

    CAROL STREAM – Junior Eileen Billings started off the Glenbard West girls gymnastics team’s lineup for balance beam, its final event at the Glenbard N ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • High school wrestling: State berth 'feels great' for Wheaton Warrenville South senior Placide Niyigena

    DOWNERS GROVE – A flare-up of an irritating back issue prevented Placide Niyigena from practicing too much leading up to the Class 3A Downers Grove No ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Glen Ellyn trustees approve Panera Bread plans

    GLEN ELLYN – Two office buildings along Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn will be razed for a Panera Bread restaurant and other development.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in COD armed robbery

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with armed robbery for allegedly stealing a College of DuPage student's purse and backpack in September 2016 in a CO ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • Glenbard South students send Valentine's Day wishes to veterans

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South High School junior Jo Nenova smiled as she stamped hearts on a Valentine's Day card and handed it to World War II veteran ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Conference champs Glenbard South, Wheaton North among area teams ready for postseason play

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Glenbard Sout ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: IC Catholic fends off Glenbard South, stays in hunt for conference title

    ELMHURST – Kevin Cheng and his IC Catholic basketball team knew they would need a team effort to get by Glenbard South.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

    Lack of school zone on Ogden Avenue a dangerAlong Ogden Avenue, just west of LaGrange Road, there ar ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Author coming to Glen Ellyn to discuss book on White House cooks

    GLEN ELLYN – Through his new book, "The President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our Presidents from the Washingto ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:38 pm
  • New COD president talks about collaborations at League of Women Voters meeting

    GLEN ELLYN – New College of DuPage President Ann Rondeau recognizes the college's district extends far beyond its main campus in Glen Ellyn.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Feb. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:47 am
  • Glenbard West wrestler Charles Faber is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Jenny LaPointe

    Charles FaberGlenbard WestWrestlingSeniorWhy Faber was selected: Faber advanced to the 120-pound fin ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South girls clinch conference title

    RIVERSIDE – Sarah Cohen scored 11 of her team-high 15 points after halftime to guide Glenbard South’s girls basketball team to a 47-41 Metro Suburban ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • High school wrestling: Wheaton North sends 12 to sectional

    FRANKLIN PARK – Devin Donovan hopes to become the Wheaton North wrestling program’s first state champion and multiple all-stater since Jason Vincens i ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard South's recent split leaves work to do in conference race

    WEST CHICAGO – Junior guard Brandon Whiteside and his Glenbard South boys basketball teammates weren’t taking anything for granted at Wheaton Academy ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Owner of Glen Ellyn's Paisley on Main to sell store

    GLEN ELLYN – As her daughter gets ready to have another child in April, Paisley on Main owner Sue Cleary has made the bittersweet decision to close th ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Roskam declines invitation to be part of Feb. 23 constituents meeting; congressman agrees to meet with League of Women Voters, media not permitted

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, has declined an invitation by seven League of Women Voters groups to be part of a constituents meeting Feb. 23.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 2:47 pm
  • Former Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone remembered for love of Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Longtime Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone is being remembered for his love of Glen Ellyn.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Former Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone dies after prolonged illness

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company on Feb. 4 announced the death of former Chief Stu Stone after a prolonged illness.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 6:29 pm
  • District 89 board agrees to delay proposed boundary changes

    GLEN ELLYN – The Community Consolidated School District 89 Board of Education on Feb. 4 agreed with the recommendation of Superintendent Emily Tammaru ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 1:58 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 23-29

    Make your voices heardPeople of Lemont who treasure the walking path, the dog park, the topography, ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • District 89 superintendent recommends delaying boundary changes

    GLEN ELLYN – Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent Emily Tammaru is recommending that proposed boundary changes for the district be ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:46 pm
  • High school wrestling: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South start on road to state

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Feb. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 7:47 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Late rallies not enough for Glenbard West in West Suburban Silver games

    GLEN ELLYN – Strong comebacks on consecutive nights couldn’t prevent a double dose of frustration for Glenbard West’s boys basketball team.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Glenbard South basketball player Sarah Cohen is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Lisa Cleaver

    Sarah CohenGlenbard SouthBasketballJuniorWhy Cohen was selected: Cohen scored 10 points in a 46-36 w ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • District 89 parents voice concerns about proposed boundary changes

    GLEN ELLYN – Community Consolidated School District 89 parents upset about a proposal to redraw the district's boundaries to deal with its surging enr ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • High school girls gymnastics: Conference title gives Glenbard West confidence heading into postseason

    GLEN ELLYN – Senior Alison Oakes thrives as the Glenbard West girls gymnastics team’s unofficial third all-arounder.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • 2 men charged in Lisle home invasion

    An 18-year-old man from an unincorporated area near Glen Ellyn along with a 22-year-old Lisle man have been charged in a Jan. 19 home invasion in Lisl ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Central DuPage Hospital gets new mobile stroke unit

    In treating someone who has just experienced a stroke, minutes count."For every minute you delay in ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 16-22

    Start off freshIf there is anything we an all agree upon it's that President Trump is going to be an ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Durbin hosts roundtable talk on Affordable Care Act

    WINFIELD – As someone who has been homeless for about 15 months, Thomas Hill of Glen Ellyn has found the Affordable Care Act to be a lifeline for him ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • D-41 School Board fills board vacancy

    GLEN ELLYN – Lori Taylor has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education following the resignation of boa ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Tai Bibbs' late free throws lift West Chicago over Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Tai Bibbs had been nearly automatic at the free-throw line the entire game, and nothing changed with the game on the line. 
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • D-89 looking at boundary changes to deal with enrollment growth

    GLEN ELLYN – A Community Consolidated School District 89 enrollment committee has recommended redrawing the district's boundaries to deal with the dis ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:02 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Defense a key to Glenbard South's recent success

    GLEN ELLYN – Sophomore Maggie Bair couldn’t buy a basket during the first half of the Glenbard South girls basketball team’s Pack the Place home game ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn kicks off indoor sidewalk sale

    GLEN ELLYN – Those looking for bargains will find plenty of them at the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn's sixth annual indoor sidewalk sale
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Slow stretches cost Glenbard West

    LA GRANGE – Even the slightest lapse can make road wins elusive.Glenbard West’s boys basketball team ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Jan. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Opioid deaths on the rise in DuPage County

    The number of opioid-related deaths in DuPage County continues to increase.In total, there were 78 o ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 8:03 pm
  • 2 Glen Ellyn office buildings may be razed to make way for Panera

    GLEN ELLYN – Two office buildings along Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn may be razed for a Panera Bread restaurant and other development.
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Five people seeking to fill vacancy on Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education

    GLEN ELLYN – Five people have filed to fill a vacancy on the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education following the resignation of board membe ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Glen Ellyn environmental group to host world language film festival

    GLEN ELLYN – The environmental group SCARCE doesn't want language to be a barrier to educating people about how important it is to preserve Earth's na ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in DUI crash that severely injured motorist

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Villa Park that severely injured another motorist Jan. 22.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:51 pm