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  • York High School graduates to form alumni association

    ELMHURST – A group of York alumni have started the process of forming an association that will be known as the York Community High School Alumni Assoc ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Good Samaritan Hospital celebrating 40 years in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital will celebrate its 40th anniversary in Downers Grove Oct. 11, according to a news release from the ho ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Autism advocate Temple Grandin visits Glenbard East High School

    LOMBARD – Temple Grandin knows firsthand the challenges those diagnosed with autism face.But Grandin ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Mystery Diner: Babcock's Grove House brings Midwestern comfort food to Lombard

    LOMBARD – A downtown Lombard building that predates the Civil War has been transformed into a modern hot spot for Midwestern comfort food.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • District 89 seeks input to help update website

    GLEN ELLYN – Community Consolidated School District 89 is asking students, staff and community members to take a quick survey that will help shape the ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Elmhurst amateur radio operators celebrate club’s 80th anniversary

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst York Radio Club recently celebrated its 80th year as an organization dedicated to supporting amateur radio
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation

    Members of the League of Women Voters in DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties are uniting to assemble local politicians for a public forum before the Nov ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Glenbard Parent Series to welcome Temple Grandin

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present Temple Grandin in "Different Not Less/Different Kinds of Minds: the Autistic Brai ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Letter: Legislators need to support students' education

    To the editor:I’m excited to return to the University of Illinois at the start of this new semester. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Elmhurst husband and wife to be Team Chairs for ALS Walk for Life

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Matt and Karen Toole were selected to be the Team Chairs for the 2016 Les Turner ALS Walk for Life on Sept. 18 at Soldie ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Chamber630 celebrates businesses with annual awards

    DOWNERS GROVE – Some of the best and brightest businesses in Downers Grove and Woodridge were honored with the annual Chamber630 awards during a cerem ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Valle: York Township here to serve residents

    Township government is the oldest form of government in our country; yet it is probably the one people are most unfamiliar with.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Craft beer fest coming to Elmhurst History Museum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Elmhurst will host the second annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest from noon to 5 p.m. S ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • DuPage County Chairman Cronin proposes flat property taxes, $10.6M in reductions in 2017-18 budget

    WHEATON – Despite what he called a "disgraceful lag" on payments from the state and a second year without a budget in Springfield, DuPage County Board ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • New Downers Grove private school giving opportunities to students with dyslexia

    DOWNERS GROVE –  A new school in Downers Grove is hoping to give promising students struggling with dyslexia a safe, supportive environment to learn h ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Larson: High school parenting is gardening, not carpentry

    Effective parenting takes courage, wisdom and lots of prayers! This is particularly true for parents of high school students. Instead of thinking of p ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra previews season with 'A Hard Day’s Night'

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will preview its 2016-17 season, which opens with music written by the Beatles, with a showing of “A Hard D ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage County Election Commission offering special assistance with voter registration

    Voters who are elderly or handicapped can receive special assistance in voter registration, according to a news release from the DuPage County Electio ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Ross: How not to raise a bully

    Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior that involves an imbalance of power. It’s not just physical. Bullying can be verbal, such as teasing or name ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Benioff : Event helps keep older adults safe on the road

    Older adults often notice subtle changes in their driving ability. This is natural because as we age, changes in our bodies may affect our driving ski ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Commission to educate about recycling

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park’s Environmental Concerns Commission will offer a recycling drop-off location Sept. 10 during the village’s Oktoberfest.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • DuPage Election Commission seeks election judges

    The DuPage Election Commission continues to seek election judges for the Nov. 8 election, according to a news release from the county.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival returns for 40th year

    DOWNERS GROVE – Decades of fine art tradition returns to the area Sept. 10 and 11 with the annual Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Art Museum showcases large-scale inflatable art for upcoming exhibition

    ELMHURST – Continuing its offering of unique art exhibits, Elmhurst Art Museum’s next installation features thought-provoking inflatable art.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 89 launches Facebook, YouTube accounts

    After successfully launching a Twitter account in 2015, Community Consolidated School District 89 has added Facebook and YouTube accounts to provide m ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Quigley: 15 years of challenges mark 9/11 anniversary

    ELMHURST – Has it really been 15 years since 9/11?I was nearing the end of my second year as Preside ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • High school football: Montini finds a way against Lake Zurich

    LOMBARD – After falling against Maine South to start the season and with a slew of tough games ahead, Montini's football team couldn't afford a loss a ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Police seek evidence of murder suspect's flight through DuPage

    Police are seeking information about a car that is suspected to have traveled through northern DuPage County on the night of Sunday, Aug. 14, sometime ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • DuPage County, Downers Grove agencies practice train derailment exercises

    DOWNERS GROVE – The flashing lights and closed roads around the railroad tracks Aug. 31 in Downers Grove were all a part of a scheduled plan of action ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Elmhurst honors life of Annie LeGere with passing of LeGere Law

    ELMHURST – A year after their daughter's death of an allergic reaction, Shelly and John LeGere stood alongside state and local lawmakers, family, frie ...
    Sept. 4, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Glenbard East dean receives award from President Obama

    LOMBARD – President Barack Obama recently named Glenbard East High School Dean Mike Fumagalli a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • York Distinguished Alumni Program announces 2016 Dukes of Distinction

    ELMHURST – The York Distinguished Alumni Program recently announced the 2016 Dukes of Distinction.Th ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Lombard couple named Senior Citizens Council Volunteer of the Year

    LOMBARD – A Lombard couple was recently honored with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council Volunteer of the Year Award, according to a news release.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • DuPage Health Department confirms 3 human cases of West Nile Virus

    The DuPage County Health Department has confirmed the first three cases of human West Nile Virus in 2016 from around the county, according to releases ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • Friends and family along with local dignitaries gather Saturday to celebrate passage of the Annie LeGere Law: 4 photos

    Friends and family as well as local politicians and dignitaries celebrated the passage of the Annie LeGere Law Saturday at Sandburg Middle School in E ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • York High School names new head coaches for 2016-17

    ELMHURST – York High School announced new head coaches for the 2016-17 school year in a news release from Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Downers Grove, DuPage County to host train derailment exercise

    DOWNERS GROVE – DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Downers Grove first responders and other public safety officials w ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South falls against Addison Trail

    ADDISON – Glenbard South opened its football season with a 22-20 loss against Addison Trail on Aug. 26.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • High school football: Senior Prince Walker, Montini set for success this season

    LOMBARD – Montini's Prince Walker – yes, Prince is his actual name – already has one major life decision off his plate as he has committed to Western ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Lombard retirement community completes $19 million expansion project

    LOMBARD – Beacon Hill retirement community unveiled a $19 million expansion Aug. 17 that includes a new 28,000-square-foot building, complete with a h ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage County offering Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program relief

    DuPage County Community Services will begin accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to a news relea ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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