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  • 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
  • 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
  • Lincoln Way West at Downers Grove South softball: 5 photos

    Downers Grove South plays Lincoln Way West in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
    April 6, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale Central baseball takes series against Lyons Township

    The first West Suburban Silver series for Hinsdale Central’s baseball team was a big one against rival and perennial conference title contender Lyons ...
    April 9, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Westmont Bunny Breakfast: 6 photos

    Kids visit with the Easter Bunny at a breakfast sponsored by the Westmont Park District on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
    April 5, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Burr Ridge man dies after being caught in burning vehicle

    BURR RIDGE – A 51-year old Burr Ridge man died in a vehicle fire Friday, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police.
    April 4, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Senators Connelly, Nybo talk state budget, College of DuPage during Suburban Life visit (with video)

    DOWNERS GROVE – Though this week is all about the lead up to municipal elections April 7, a number of statewide issues are still circling over the col ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • Hinsdale South students receive national art awards

    DARIEN – The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers selected two Hinsdale South High School students as recipients of the national Scholastic Art and ...
    April 3, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Hinsdale Central student honored by state art association

    HINSDALE – The Illinois Art Education Association chose Hinsdale Central High School student Allison Greager as a winner for this year’s Youth Art Mon ...
    April 3, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Friendship brings blues musician to Clarendon Hills tavern

    CLARENDON HILLS – For the second time in the seven months, Tracy’s Tavern, 401 55th St., will host a concert by Australian blues guitarist Michael Cha ...
    April 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • High hopes for new-look Hinsdale South baseball

    DARIEN – It’s the nature of high school sports that players will eventually graduate and new players must take their place.
    April 16, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Pitching depth a strength for Hinsdale Central baseball

    HINSDALE – A year after coming close to winning a regional title last spring, Hinsdale Central’s baseball team will have a different look on the mound ...
    April 16, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Prospect School welcomes Chinese folk dancers

    CLARENDON HILLS – A pair of Chinese folk dancers taught Prospect School children aspects of Chinese culture during a March 24 program, according to a ...
    April 2, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Complaints filed with D-86 over campus campaigning, issue could be decided Monday

    HINSDALE – Both sides in an ongoing debate at Hinsdale Township School District 86 over allegations that candidates running for seats on the Board of ...
    April 2, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • Prep roundup: Dylan Boye wins long jump at Top Times indoor track meet

    BLOOMINGTON – Dylan Boye capped his indoor track and field season with a highlight Saturday and paved the way for success during the upcoming outdoor ...
    April 2, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Spring break down time could boost Hinsdale Central girls soccer

    HINSDALE – There is no such thing as an all-star break in high school girls soccer.Hinsdale Central ...
    April 2, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Benet at York baseball: 8 photos

    York plays spring break baseball with Benet in Elmhurst on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. ...
    April 2, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Reports: DuPage state's attorney's office looking into Breuder contract, spending records

    DuPage County prosecutors are looking into years of spending at the College of DuPage and the employment contract of President Robert Breuder, accordi ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • More than 100 students compete in state geography bee at College of Dupage

    GLEN ELLYN – More than 100 students from across the state competed Friday in the Illinois National Geographic State Bee at College of DuPage, but only ...
    April 1, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Pitching depth keys Westmont's baseball success

    WESTMONT – Last season, Westmont’s baseball team made it to the state finals for the first time in 25 years and brought home a third-place trophy in C ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • COD Foundation board member gets $630,000 in no-bid architecture contracts for signage work

    A member of the College of DuPage Foundation Board of Directors has received more than $630,000 in no-bid contracts as an architect – despite not bein ...
    March 31, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • Conservative slate calls for resignation after complaint filed against D-86 superintendent, board member

    HINSDALE – In a statement Monday, Conservative Slate campaign manager Robert Bland called for District 86 Board Member Jennifer Planson's resignation ...
    April 1, 2015 - 7:01 am
  • Legoland teams up with Easter Seals to build 'Lego Room' for clients

    VILLA PARK – Tomas Rosales, 4, is “over the moon excited” about Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley’s brand new “Lego Room,” which will be used as a wa ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Hinsdale South's Dylan Boye wins indoor track state title

    BLOOMINGTON – Dylan Boye capped his indoor track and field season with a highlight on Saturday and paved the way for success during the outdoor season ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Burr Ridge for March 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hinsdale police sergeant graduates from NU program

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced March 16 Sgt. Thomas Yehl recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command program a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Willowbrook woman makes most of ‘Recycled Life’

    WILLOWBROOK – Gwendolyn Westlund is not afraid to talk in detail about her experiences with her heart transplant.
    March 27, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • Hinsdale Central girls soccer solid all over field

    HINSDALE – The faces may change, but the goals remain the same for Hinsdale Central’s girls soccer team.
    March 27, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • New head coach, new look for Hinsdale South girls soccer

    DARIEN – It’s a new era for Hinsdale South’s girls soccer team in more ways than one.Jen Belmonte, a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • 40 years of neighborly care: People's Resource Center celebrates decades of service

    There are no simple, one-size-fits-all solutions to poverty.Food assistance, clothing, rent assistan ...
    March 26, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Expectations remain high for DGS girls

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's girls soccer team has its sights set on more than a 13th straight West Suburban Gold conference championship thi ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Hinsdale Central girls LAX wins rematch vs. Glenbrook South

    In a rematch of the 2014 Illinois High School Women’s Lacrosse Association state finals consolation game, the Hinsdale Central Red Devils upended the ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Letter: Support My Clarendon Hills slate April 7

    To the editor:I have been a member of the Clarendon Hills Village Board for the past 12 years. Servi ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Letter: Support the Voice for Clarendon Hills slate April 7

    To the editor:For the first time in 10 years, residents of Clarendon Hills will have a choice for th ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • State titles for Hinsdale Central swimming, Hinsdale South's Josh King highlight winter

    With boys basketball state titles handed out Saturday, the high school winter sports season is officially in the books.
    March 26, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Darien police charge Hinsdale South student who brought BB gun to school

    DARIEN – District 86 officials announced March 26 that a student was taken into custody by Darien police after a broken BB gun was found in their poss ...
    April 2, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Community voices concern over board member's alleged actions toward student

    HINSDALE – At the District 86 Board of Education meeting Monday, community members told the board in no uncertain terms how they felt about the allege ...
    March 26, 2015 - 6:23 am
  • District 86 asking voters about teacher strikes, evaluations

    HINSDALE – The April 7 election ballot will include two advisory questions posed by Hinsdale Township High School District 86 relating to its teachers ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • St. Joseph wins state title

    PEORIA – For all of the success and reputation of St. Joseph boys basketball, coach Gene Pingatore still knows how special and difficult it is to get ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DuPage Clerk: Tax rate increases low, home values stabilizing

    Though housing values dropped for the sixth consecutive year and property taxes ticked up across the county in 2014, DuPage seems to be emerging from ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • District 86 limits campaigning on campus

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Superintendent Bruce Law announced new district rules that prohibit political and non-school rela ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • College of DuPage remains indecisive on audit

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees took no action Thursday related to funding a state audit.
    March 23, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • 15-year-old charged after shotgun shell found at Hinsdale Central Friday

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced Monday that a 15-year-old Hinsdale Central student was charged with one count of possession of amm ...
    March 24, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Early voting is open – meet all the local candidates

    March 22, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Snow to return to west suburbs for Monday commute

    Snow is anticipated in the west suburbs early Monday and through the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
    March 23, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • St. Joseph brings home Class 3A boys basketball title

    PEORIA – St. Joseph's boys basketball team made its first trip to the state finals since the 1998-99 season worth it.
    March 22, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for March 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been ...
    March 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
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