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  • Claudia Manley releases statement regarding allegations she bullied student

    HINSDALE – Saying they want the public to know the truth about Hinsdale District 86's ongoing investigation, Claudia and Noel Manley have sent out a p ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Breakout stars emerging for DGN, DGS, Westmont baseball, softball teams

    Each spring provides a chance for baseball and softball players to make their mark, some for the first time at the varsity level. Here are a few playe ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Payton Buresch perfect as part of DGS softball sweep

    GLEN ELLYN – If it’s possible, Downers Grove South’s unbeaten softball team became ever more perfect on Saturday.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • New leadership takes over District 86 board

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 seated its newly elected board of education, which voted Kay Gallo as its president during its Mo ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Police: Armed robbers invade Burr Ridge family home

    BURR RIDGE – Burr Ridge police officers responded to a report of a home invasion at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday in the 8300 block of Clyndervan Road, according ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Joe Donovan leads Westmont baseball from behind the plate

    WESTMONT – Most underclassmen on a varsity baseball team would sit by and let seniors lead the way. ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • 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
  • D-181 community invited to conversation on facilities, future of Hinsdale Middle School

    Community Consolidated School District 181 will hold two 90-minute events to discuss the district’s facilities and the future of Hinsdale Middle Schoo ...
    April 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South soccer wins big against Addison Trail

    Tess Sobol had three goals plus an assist, and Sara Cepeda and Gina Cavalli each added goals in Hinsdale South’s West Suburban Gold girls soccer win a ...
    May 2, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Westview Hills band to represent DuPage County at SuperState, White Sox game

    WILLOWBROOK – Get ready to be blown away by the Westview Hills Middle School band.The group of stude ...
    April 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Snapshot: Annual Kitten Shower brings donations to Hinsdale Humane Society

    HINSDALE – Claire and George Monahan of Clarendon Hills play with a kitten at the Hinsdale Humane Society's annual Kitten Shower April 18. Over 75 com ...
    April 2, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for May 1

    HINSDALETheft• A cellphone was reported stolen between 3 and 5 p.m. April 20 at Hinsdale Central Hig ...
    April 1, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • 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
  • Chemistry key to Hinsdale Central baseball surge

    HINSDALE – All Jake Ryder and his Hinsdale Central baseball teammates needed was a little time.Ryder ...
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 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
  • Hinsdale South baseball hopes to get it going vs. DGS

    DARIEN – The baseball conference title in the West Suburban Gold the past few seasons has come down to the three-game series between Hinsdale South an ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Tough stretch part of playoff preparation for Hinsdale Central soccer

    WHEATON – Persistence paid off for Hinsdale Central’s girls soccer team Saturday.After going scorele ...
    April 30, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • National lacrosse showcase lands three from Central

    HINSDALE – Three Hinsdale Central freshmen lacrosse players will play on a national stage this summer.
    April 30, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Developer proposes houses for Belluomini’s site

    HINSDALE – The village of Hinsdale recently received a proposal for a subdivision project of four single-family detached homes at 950 and 954 Madison ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Robert Crown Center event combines art with philanthropy Saturday in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – The Robert Crown Center will co-host an event at Clementine Beauty, 42 S. Washington St., for mother and child photographs, the proceeds of ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Snapshot: Packed up and ready to go

    HINSDALE – Volunteers stand before hundreds of bags of food donated and packaged for St. Isaac Jogues, 306 W. Fourth St., community-wide food drive. P ...
    April 29, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Hinsdale Central's Jordan Bradshaw picks Augustana basketball

    HINSDALE – After a season in which he played a big role in helping Hinsdale Central's basketball team to the sectional championship game, Jordan Brads ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Dan Walker, former governor and troubled Oak Brook bank chairman, dies at 92

    Dan Walker, the former Illinois governor whose financial dealings with an Oak Brook bank led to a stay in federal prison, died overnight at the age of ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Jackson Fischer in fine form for Westmont baseball

    WESTMONT – It would have been easy for Jackson Fischer to hang his head at times in his start against Wilmington.
    May 6, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • Radogno: Child health safety should be a priority

    When moms and dads drop their babies off at day care, there must be a level of assurance that their children will be taken care of and protected from ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:12 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
  • Board members walk out on District 86 meeting in protest

    DARIEN – Board members walking out in protest forced an abrupt ending to Monday's Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board of Education meeting ...
    April 28, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Hinsdale South at Downers Grove South girls soccer: 6 photos

    Downers Grove South plays at home against Hinsdale South on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, winning 7-6. ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Hinsdale Rotary honors student with Youth Merit awards

    HINSDALE – Five students who attend Hinsdale Central High School and Hinsdale Middle School have been recognized as extraordinary high school and midd ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:56 am
  • 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
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale for April 24

    HINSDALEUnderage drinkingA 16-year-old male juvenile and a 15-year-old male juvenile, both from Clar ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 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
  • Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with criminal sexual abuse

    HINSDALE – A former teacher at Hinsdale Central High School was taken into custody and charged with criminal sexual abuse Friday, according to a news ...
    April 25, 2015 - 4:59 am
  • Hinsdale Central, South boys and girls track off and running

    The starting gun has gone off on the outdoor track and field season with some big outdoor meets having already taken place. Here’s the outlook for the ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Snapshot: Clarendon Hills Middle School students create a patchwork picture

    CLARENDON HILLS – Clarendon Hills Middle School art teacher Jean Fitzgerald works with professional artist Mirtes Zwierzynski to create the school's f ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:43 am
  • Hinsdale’s Monroe students learn about water scarcity

    HINSDALE – Third grade students at Monroe School in Hinsdale are planning a fundraising campaign to support Charity: Water, an organization that works ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 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
  • Local students to participate in art show at Cheney Mansion in Oak Park

    OAK PARK – More than 550 pieces of artwork created by local elementary and middle school students will be on display at the Young Artists Show from 10 ...
    April 23, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Snapshot: Granny and the wolf at Elm School

    BURR RIDGE – Elm School students Annette Ciupek, left, and Schyler Karthan portray Granny and the Wolf in the school's musical, "The Granny Awards," A ...
    April 23, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Snapshot: Jim Thome helps raise $2,000 bar tending in Hinsdale for charity

    HINSDALE – Former Chicago White Sox star Jim Thome served as guest bartender April 14 at a fundraising event for Charlie’s Gift Autism Center at the C ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:20 am
  • Hinsdale library to hold fundraiser with Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    HINSDALE – A benefit in support of Friends of the Hinsdale Library will allow attendees to experience the sets and costumes of an upcoming production ...
    April 23, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • State title in sights for Hinsdale Central tennis

    HINSDALE – Eddie Grabill won five of his seven matches at last year’s state tennis tournament in two sets on his way to a singles title.
    April 23, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Prayer vigil held for Western Springs student missing in Colorado

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Friends, family and neighbors gathered at Ridgewood Park in Western Springs to hold a prayer vigil for the safe return of Berry "Tyl ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:12 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
  • District 86 denies it lost $1.19 million in investment fraud

    DARIEN – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Chief Financial Officer William Eagan refuted a recent Chicago Tribune story that said the district ...
    April 22, 2015 - 4:35 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
  • Zack Jones helps deliver series sweep for DGS baseball

    VILLA PARK – Neither cold weather nor a last-minute change of venue prevented Downers Grove South pitcher Zack Jones from getting the job done Monday.
    April 21, 2015 - 7:29 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
  • Hinsdale orthopedic surgeon is doctor to the pros

    HINSDALE – Dr. Brian Forsythe gets to hang out with some pretty cool patients – like, say, players on the White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.
    April 21, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Family Shelter Services gala fundraiser: 8 photos

    Family Shelter Services holds a gala to raise awareness for the organization and raise funds due to state budget cuts, at the Abbington in Glen Ellyn ...
    April 19, 2015 - 6:04 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South's Siaw, Lipscomb excel at Canino Invite

    HINSDALE – Adrian Siaw and Kwame Lipscomb led Hinsdale South’s strong effort on floor exercise at Hinsdale Central’s Anthony J. Canino Invite on April ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale for April 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area Police Departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 7 DuPage men charged in reverse prostitution sting

    Several DuPage County residents were among 13 men charged this week in a reverse prostitution sting conducted by the Aurora Police Special Operations ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:47 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
  • Snapshot: Roskam rocks the schoolhouse at Madison

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., drops by Madison Elementary School on April 9 to talk with students and explain how a bill becomes a law. Roskam gave ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Hinsdale Central girls soccer heads in right direction

    HINSDALE – The PepsiCo Showdown is regarded as one of the most competitive soccer tournaments in the state.
    April 16, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Anthony Nicholas helps Hinsdale South complete sweep

    DARIEN – It’s safe to say Anthony Nicholas felt comfortable on the mound Monday. At the same time, h ...
    April 16, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Hinsdale Central baseball regrouping after recent struggles

    HINSDALE – Back-to-back solid showings in wins had Hinsdale Central’s baseball anticipating similar results moving forward.
    April 16, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Election is over, but campaigning complaints still at issue at D-86 Board meeting

    DARIEN – The Hinsdale District 86 Board of Education election may be over, but the board and the public had plenty more to say about the controversies ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Annie Carlson, Sentinels on track for success

    WESTMONT – After the state track meet last May, Annie Carlson said she had no intention of taking it easy during the summer.
    April 14, 2015 - 3:36 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
  • Sparks fly at Boy Scouts welding event that could set world record

    WILLOWBROOK – A gathering of 275 area Boy Scouts did not only learn about welding Saturday at the ETI School of Skilled Trades in Willowbrook.
    April 13, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Civil War nurse Clara Barton comes to Burr Ridge through historical performance

    BURR RIDGE – Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will bring the American Civil War to life through the eyes of the famous nurse Clara Barton.
    April 13, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • 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
  • DuPage Senior Citizen’s Council appoints local man to board

    BURR RIDGE – The DuPage Senior Citizen’s Council announced the addition of Michael Micek to the council’s board of directors in a news release April 2 ...
    April 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for April 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area Police Departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Softball preview: Young Hinsdale South has 'a lot of promise'

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South’s softball team encountered its share of struggles last season with a roster light on senior experience.
    April 10, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Celebrate Earth Week with gardening tips at Room & Board

    OAK BROOK – Room & Board’s Oak Brook store will celebrate Earth Week on April 19 with a green thumb event.
    April 9, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Man charged after he asks Jewel patron to shock him with stun gun

    DARIEN – A Woodridge man was charged in Darien after he asked a patron of Jewel-Osco, 7329 Cass Ave., to shock him with a cellphone stun gun, accordin ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Gov. Rauner appoints Hinsdale resident to Educational Labor Relations Board

    HINSDALE – The office of Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the appointment of a Hinsdale resident to the state’s Educational Labor Relations Board, accordin ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • District 181 to host digital learning events for the community

    BURR RIDGE – Community Consolidated School District 181 will host events April 21 and 22 to engage the community around its vision for technology in d ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Softball preview: Hinsdale Central looking to put pieces together (with video)

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central softball head coach Lee Maciejewski has never been hesitant about having freshmen on his varsity teams or playing young pl ...
    April 9, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Law: No lazy days of summer at District 86

    As we come back from spring break, the speed to the end of the school year can only be described as breakneck. So many exciting things happen during t ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:21 am
  • '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
  • Jorissen, Jordan and McGarrah claim seats on Clarendon Hills Village Board

    CLARENDON HILLS – On Tuesday, C.L. Jorissen, Gregory Jordan and Donald McGarrah won seats on the Clarendon Hills Village Board.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Burns, Giltner, Gray, Turek elected to District 181 board

    HINSDALE – Jennifer Burns, Richard Giltner, Leslie Gray and Marty Turek won seats on Hinsdale's Community Unit School District 181 Board of Education ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Sullivan, Casey and Bondlow claim seats on the Maercker District 60 Board

    WESTMONT – In the race for three seats on the Maercker District 60 Board of Education on Tuesday, Amy Sullivan, Timothy W. Casey and Cindy Bondlow wer ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Murphy, Paveza, Schiappa win Burr Ridge trustee seats

    BURR RIDGE – Paula Murphy, Albert Paveza and Anthony Schiappa were elected to the Village of Burr Ridge Board of Trustees, according to unofficial res ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Mayor Weaver, McIvor retain seats in Darien

    DARIEN – Darien Mayor Kathleen Weaver and Ward 6 Alderman Sylvia McIvor were re-elected to their respective positions Tuesday.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Carpenter, Hirsman, Planson declare victory in Hinsdale District 86 race (with video)

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 appears to be headed toward new leadership on its board of education.
    April 8, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Video: Hirsman says results point to victory in Hinsdale District 86 race

    Hinsdale School District 86 board candidate Kathleen Hirsman thanks supporters on election night for the opportunity to represent them.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Lalmalani enjoys comfortable lead in Oak Brook election

    OAK BROOK – Village President Gopal Lalmalani, first elected in 2011, looked likely to win re-election Tuesday night by a commanding lead.
    April 7, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Hinsdale District 86 board member Victor Casini resigns

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale High School District 86 board member Victor Casini handed in a letter of resignation to Board President Richard Skoda Tuesday.
    April 7, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Westmont softball will compete with mix of veteran, rookie talent (with video)

    WESTMONT – Westmont’s softball team was one win away from making a trip to the state semifinals in Class 2A last season.
    April 7, 2015 - 12:34 pm
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