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  • College of DuPage board to vote on court order regarding alleged Open Meetings Act violation

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is set to vote May 2 on a court order admitting the board violated the Open Meetings Act when it acted in clos ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • College of DuPage board to choose next college president

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is set to vote during a special board meeting May 2 to select one of three presidential finalists to serve as ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • St. James the Apostle School students volunteer time for Day of Service

    GLEN ELLYN – St. James the Apostle School sixth-grade student MacKenzie Arnish saw the smiles on the residents at Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn as she br ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:24 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Ruling clears fired College of DuPage controller of any wrongdoing

    An administrative law judge for the Illinois Department of Employment Security has ruled fired College of DuPage controller Lynn Sapyta did not intent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Glenbard West High School responds to social media threat

    GLEN ELLYN – There will be an increased police presence at Glenbard West High School in the next few days following a social media post April 28 indic ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for April 28

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 28, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball wins tournament title

    Paulie Bischoff and Kyler Kotsakis both were named to the all-tournament team at the Brother Rice Smack Attack tournament April 23 as Glenbard West’s ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard West breezes by Proviso East

    Kevin Spencer went 3 for 4 with a triple, two runs scored and five RBIs as Glenbard West’s baseball team cruised past Proviso East 15-2 in five inning ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Glenbard West to present 'As You Like It'

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn is finishing its theater season with one of William Shakespeare's most famous comedies, "As You L ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Glen Ellyn Public Library offers program for youth with special needs

    GLEN ELLYN – About one in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    April 27, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • High school softball: Glenbard South relishes tough tests against Downers Grove North, Marengo

    DOWNERS GROVE – Glenbard South softball has been a dominant force in the Metro Suburban Conference for years.
    April 27, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Valle: Shining light on York Township's myriad services

    America's richest blessing is her people. They are the real strength in her grass roots, and that is what township government is all about. It is ofte ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Lake Ellyn bicycle race receives green light

    GLEN ELLYN – Organizers have been given permission to stage a bicycle race called the Tour of Lake Ellyn that will feature elite athletes from the reg ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Glen Ellyn swears in new fire chief

    GLEN ELLYN – Chris Clark is the new chief of the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company. Clark was sworn ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • College of DuPage's STEM-CON to spotlight wonders of science

    From watching the release of a weather balloon to controlling a 200-pound robot, those attending the inaugural STEM-CON on April 30 at the College of ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Market Francais returns to Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn will host its second annual Market Francais from 4 to 8 p.m. April 27 at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center gymnasium, ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 task force presents facility recommendations

    GLEN ELLYN – A District 41 task force has recommended the district move forward with a $15 million project to build 10 new classrooms at Hadley Junior ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble to return to College of DuPage

    The Buffalo Theatre Ensemble will return this fall as a resident theater company at the College of DuPage.
    April 26, 2016 - 6:18 am
  • Smart911 to become available across DuPage County

    DuPage County recently asked residents to recognize emergency response personnel during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by registering f ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Former Arbor View teacher to be District 89 assistant superintendent

    An educator who began his career as a classroom teacher at Arbor View School is returning to Community Consolidated School District 89 as assistant su ...
    April 22, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Deanne Mazzochi takes reins of College of DuPage board

    After being swept into office in April 2015 as part of a slate of candidates looking to implement reforms at the College of DuPage, trustee Deanne Maz ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • High school girls soccer: St. Francis shows mettle against Loyola

    WHEATON – St. Francis’ girls soccer team is not going to back down from anyone.That much was evident ...
    April 21, 2016 - 7:02 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball undefeated through 10 matches

    Glenbard West’s boys volleyball team improved to 10-0 overall and 2-0 in the West Suburban Silver with a 25-13, 25-12 win against Oak Park-River Fores ...
    April 21, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Glen Ellyn to host recycling event for electronics, household items

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn and the Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission will host its annual Recycling Extravaganza event from 8 a.m. to 1 ...
    April 21, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • High school baseball: Michael Ashe helps set tone for Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Michael Ashe is one of the key players for Glenbard South’s baseball team.That includes ...
    April 21, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Lake Ellyn stormwater management project moves forward

    GLEN ELLYN – A project to improve Lake Ellyn's stormwater management system continues to move forward.
    April 21, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential candidate looks to help college regain public trust

    College of DuPage presidential finalist David Sam knows the controversies that have surrounded COD might have caused some people to lose trust in the ...
    April 21, 2016 - 8:12 am
  • Glen Ellyn Park District to host Earth Day activities

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District will host its 2016 Earth Day Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. April 22 at Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Ave.
    April 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Maryknoll Park in Glen Ellyn to get permanent picnic shelter

    GLEN ELLYN – A permanent picnic shelter will soon replace the temporary shelter at Maryknoll Park at 845 Pershing Ave.
    April 20, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential finalist presents herself as 'non-traditional' candidate

    As a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral, Ann Rondeau admitted she might not be the most traditional candidate to apply for the job of College of DuPage pr ...
    April 19, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Literary event to benefit Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center

    GLEN ELLYN – Since 2002, the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center has been providing free academic support to low-income children in Glen Ellyn.
    April 19, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Officials betray public sector employees who vote them in

    To the editor:I find it curious that public sector employees continue to vote in the very same peopl ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential candidate has experience getting colleges off probation

    College of DuPage presidential candidate Barbara Kavalier knows the challenges COD faces in trying to get off probation.
    April 18, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Glen Ellyn's The Bookstore to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Cara Feinholz knows plenty of her friends read books through a Kindle device.
    April 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn entrepreneur attends White House conference on gender stereotypes

    GLEN ELLYN – Through her Go! Go! Sports Girls doll line, Glen Ellyn resident Jodi Bondi Norgaard has tried to encourage girls to be healthy physically ...
    April 16, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for April 14

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Drama director bids WDSRA adieu after 26 years

    For 26 years, clients at the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association have been able to get an opportunity few do – to take the stage and perform ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • College of DuPage to host forums with 3 presidential finalists

    Starting on April 18, the public will be able to ask questions of the three candidates who are vying to be the next president of the College of DuPage ...
    April 14, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • New Glen Ellyn Park District commissioner takes seat

    GLEN ELLYN – Rob Weber on April 12 became the newest member of the Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners.
    April 14, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • High school boys volleyball: St. Francis taking steps in right direction

    LOMBARD – While many high school volleyball teams have rosters loaded with people who play club volleyball year-round, St. Francis has guys like Timmy ...
    April 13, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • High school baseball: Glenbard West comes up short in Silver conference debut

    ELMHURST – After an unwanted week off because of bad weather, Glenbard West and York employed contrasting strategies when they met April 11 in a West ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 narrowly approves new technology for students

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 board members narrowly approved the leasing of new computers for students at their April 11 meeting.
    April 15, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Paulie Bischoff, Glenbard West dominate for tourney title

    LOMBARD – There are a lot of new faces on the Glenbard West boys volleyball team this spring, but the expectations haven’t changed.
    April 13, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Glen Ellyn continues to look at bringing LED lights to downtown

    GLEN ELLYN – Village officials want to further study a plan to replace the high-pressure sodium streetlights in the downtown area with more cost-effec ...
    April 14, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • College of DuPage trustees open to idea of reinstating Buffalo Theatre Ensemble

    College of DuPage trustees are receptive to the idea of reinstating the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble as a resident theater company at the college.
    April 14, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Chorale celebrates 30 years of making music

    After singing in high school and studying music in college, Amy Raczka gave up that part of her life when she entered the workforce and became a mothe ...
    April 13, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Glen Ellyn to celebrate 30th anniversary of movie 'Lucas'

    GLEN ELLYN – Being in the 1986 movie "Lucas" – filmed at Glenbard West High School, Lake Ellyn Park and the Glen Art Theatre – helped launch the caree ...
    April 12, 2016 - 6:12 am
  • College of DuPage to host presentation about Pluto

    The College of DuPage will host a free presentation titled "Pluto Revealed: First Results from the Historic First Fly-By of the Pluto System" by NASA ...
    April 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn quilt show to spotlight work of Barbara Leak

    GLEN ELLYN – Barbara Leak loved to quilt.As a tribute to the late Glen Ellyn resident, 20 of her qui ...
    April 10, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential prospects come with 'outstanding credentials'

    The president of Elgin Community College is one of three candidates vying to be the next president of the College of DuPage.
    April 8, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to host digital safety sessions

    GLEN ELLYN – Suburban Chicago police officer Jeff Bean will present two Internet safety sessions April 7 at Hadley Junior High School, 240 Hawthorne B ...
    April 7, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for April 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Glen Ellyn neighbors favor bicycle race planned near Lake Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn residents living near Lake Ellyn are reacting favorably to plans for a proposed bicycle race called the Tour of Lake Ellyn tha ...
    April 9, 2016 - 7:31 pm
  • People can watch prescribed burn at St. James Forest Preserve

    Specially trained crews from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are using prescription burns to preserve natural habitats and better contro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West build behind returning talent

    Professional baseball has always been a numbers-driven game, and the same is true in the high school game. Team batting average and the number of erro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Wedding Walk to offer ideas for brides

    GLEN ELLYN – More than 80 brides are expected to participate in downtown Glen Ellyn's fifth annual Wedding Walk on April 17.
    April 6, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Effort to bring Buffalo Theatre Ensemble back to College of DuPage continues

    Supporters of the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble will again ask the College of DuPage Board of Trustees to reinstate the ensemble as a resident theater comp ...
    April 6, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps coming to Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – With support from Chicago Bears alumni like Anthony Morgan, Mickey Pruitt, Rashad Davis, Kris Haines and Jim Morrissey, Chicago Bears You ...
    April 5, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Valle: York Township fund drive underway to feed seniors

    If you read the February column, then you know DuPage Senior Citizens Council has lost much of its funding from the state because of the budget impass ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Larson: Leaders need to 'hold hands and stick together' to find solutions

    Hardly a day goes by without the news headlines detailing the conflict, in-fighting and bickering among our politicians. In newspapers, online and on ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West's Tim Hoder, Justin Pierce earn Illinois Basketball Coaches Association honors

    GLEN ELLYN – After a record-setting season on the court, Glenbard West's boys basketball team added another accolade recently.
    April 2, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • Churchill Elementary School in Glen Ellyn eliminates portable classrooms

    GLEN ELLYN – Churchill Elementary School second-grade student Garrett Carlson, 8, was recently doing Internet research on Benjamin Franklin while plop ...
    April 3, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Sheldon Good & Company to auction custom Glen Ellyn home

    GLEN ELLYN – Sheldon Good & Company announces the offering of a custom-built single-family home located in the Lake Ellyn area in Glen Ellyn and withi ...
    April 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • 3 candidates vying to be next College of DuPage president

    Three candidates are vying to be the next president of the College of DuPage.The members of the coll ...
    April 1, 2016 - 7:56 pm
  • Glen Ellyn to offer curbside composting program to residents beginning April 1

    GLEN ELLYN – Starting April 1, Glen Ellyn residents will be able to recycle organic waste – such as food scraps, bread and vegetables – that otherwise ...
    March 31, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Two Brothers Brewing of Warrenville offers festival ticket deal

    WARRENVILLE – Two Brothers Brewing in Warrenville announced the music lineup for the Two Brothers Summer Festival planned June 3 and 4 at a new venue. ...
    March 31, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for March 31

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 31, 2016 - 1:22 pm
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