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  • St. Mary of Gostyn School to stage 'Oklahoma' at Montini Catholic High School

    LOMBARD – St. Mary of Gostyn School in Downers Grove will present the musical “Oklahoma!” from May 4 to 8 at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard.
    NEW: May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • DuPage County announces $15M in highway, trail construction projects

    DuPage County has announced more than $15 million in highway and trail construction projects for 2016, according to a county news release.
    May 2, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Know Your Board: DuPage High School District 88 Board of Education

    There aren’t enough reporters in Illinois to cover all of the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard East volleyball improves in conference play

    Ali Liljestrand scored midway through the first half and Dana Plotke scored on Elizabeth Toledo’s feed early in the second half to lead Glenbard East’ ...
    April 30, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Brittany Paganucci sets Glenbard East scoring record in win against Willowbrook

    LOMBARD – Brittany Paganucci has scored hat tricks many times in her illustrious soccer career at Glenbard East.
    April 29, 2016 - 4:03 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
  • Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry unveils state-of-the-art facility

    ELMHURSTAfter nearly two years of fundraising efforts, the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry has a new ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • High school baseball: Big seventh inning lifts Glenbard East against Bartlett

    After splitting a doubleheader against Batavia on April 22, the Glenbard East's baseball team used a big seventh inning to defeat Bartlett 7-0 on Apri ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Villa Park soldier graduates with honors as food service specialist

    VILLA PARKSgt. Kyle Wolber of Villa Park was among three Illinois Army National Guard soldiers and 1 ...
    April 28, 2016 - 2:00 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
  • Elmhurst prepares for 20th Annual Art in the Park

    ELMHURST –  Spring is in full swing, and that means Elmhurst is getting ready for the 20th installment of Art in the Park.
    April 30, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • 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
  • The Conservation Foundation's Earth Day native plant sale ongoing through May 3

    NAPERVILLE – Anyone concerned about the region's environment can help support The Conservation Foundation’s work protecting natural areas and vital wa ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst boy saves younger sister from drowning, named Best Big Brother Ever

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst and the Elmhurst Fire Department recently recognized everyone who helped save a 3-year-old from drowning in a local po ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Stone School PTA to showcase crafts, vendors

    ADDISON – Stone Elementary School PTA will sponsor a Spring Craft and Vendor Show from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 29 at the school gym, 1404 W. Stone Ave ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • 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
  • Youth theater group to stage 'Bugsy Malone' in Lombard

    LOMBARD – Saint Genesius Productions youth theater group will present “Bugsy Malone” from April 22 to 24 at Montini High School Auditorium in Lombard.
    April 23, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Gianna Salzbrunn leads Montini girls track at invite

    Montini’s Gianna Salzbrunn won long jump (17 feet, 6.25 inches) and 300-meter hurdles (46.93 seconds) and placed second in the 100 hurdles (15.95) at ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • High school baseball: Willowbrook looking to catch fire, Glenbard East extends winning streak

    VILLA PARK – Kyle Ferguson was part of the Willowbrook baseball team that set the school record for wins last season.
    April 22, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • 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
  • DuPage County recorder candidate Khan wins in recount

    Though DuPage County Election Commission officials originally predicted a much longer process, it only took a few hours of recounting votes to give a ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:21 pm
  • Lombard seeks high school applicants for Junior Firefighter Academy

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Fire Department will present its third annual Junior Firefighter Academy to give local high school students interested in career ...
    April 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst attorney named a 2016 Super Lawyer

    ELMHURST — Frank A. Sommario always knew he wanted to be an attorney.But it was an unforeseen twist ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • ‘Star Wars’ party, Mom and Son Night on tap in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – A “Star Wars” party and a Mom and Son Night will be offered by Parks and Recreation of Villa Park.
    April 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Expansion means demolition of Beacon Hill skywalk in Lombard

    LOMBARD – Beacon Hill retirement community in Lombard this month bid farewell to its skywalk, one of its most prominent fixtures, to make way for a ne ...
    April 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Rep. Deb Conroy raises awareness of organ donor registry

    VILLA PARK – In recognition of April being National Donate Life Month, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, encourages residents to learn more about r ...
    April 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Melissa DeLaRosa named York High School assistant principal

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education approved the appointment of Melissa DeLaRosa as assistant principal at York High School during its Apri ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • DuPage County recorder candidate Khan gets recount after court order

    After more than a month of decrying the results of the March 15 primary election, the write-in candidate for DuPage County recorder will get his recou ...
    April 20, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Letter: Libraries still have a lot to offer their communities

    To the editor:In honor of National Library Week, April 10 to 16, I am responding to the discussion i ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Anderson: Downers Grove Township plans spring schedule

    As the last of winter’s snow flurries give way to spring’s rain showers, the Downers Grove Township Highway Department swings from winter mode into sp ...
    April 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Benefit nears for Addison Center for the Arts

    ADDISON – It's time to mark calendars for the Addison Center for the Arts' annual benefit featuring art, wine and music April 29 at the Rotunda of Add ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Next York High School principal brings English, STEM expertise

    ELMHURST – York High School’s new principal Erin DeLuga believes in a well-rounded curriculum.Not on ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Choose DuPage: County unemployment numbers low though some areas lag

    DuPage County continues to have some of the strongest unemployment numbers in the state, though a few areas are still lagging, according to a recent a ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Tree planting, hydrant flushing underway in Lombard

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard announced its spring tree planting program is set to take place between this week and April 27, with contractors expe ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Glenbard East splits with Elk Grove, Willowbrook picks up conference win

    Ryan Schefske went 2-for-3 with a home run, run scored and two RBIs, and Jack Moran, Nathan Bertuca and Richard Masciopinto all drove in two runs as G ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • DuPage County write-in recorder candidate files suit for recount

    A Democratic candidate for DuPage County recorder has filed suit asking for an official recount, mere days after two Republican committeemen won seats ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Elmhurst's Hops for Humanity embraces craft beer, local charities

    ELMHURST – Patrick and Julie Sheehan were looking for a way to combine their passion for craft beer with their love of local charities.
    April 14, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital seeks dogs for animal-assisted therapy

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital is seeking more dogs for its animal-assisted therapy program.Those inte ...
    April 14, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • York High School students raise anti-bullying awareness with film screening

    ELMHURST – York High School students John and Katy Clugg said they had to do something to prevent the kind of bullying that their friend experienced a ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Addison Art Guild plans reception, workshop

    ADDISON – The Addison Art Guild will present a hands-on class on sepia and creme portraiture at 7:30 p.m. April 14 at Addison Village Hall and also pl ...
    April 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • York High School Euro Challenge team heads to nationals in New York

    ELMHURST – York High School's Euro Challenge team recently won the Midwest Region competition, beating out teams representing Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana ...
    April 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Carol Bauer Blood Drive to honor her 50 years of service to Lombard

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard invites past blood donors, residents, first-time donors, and those who want to pay tribute to Carol Bauer’s 50 years ...
    April 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Pools hiring, family event on tap in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – A variety of jobs will be offered at Villa Park pools for the summer season.Parks and R ...
    April 12, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst's Hazyl Boutique boasts fashion for all kinds of women

    ELMHURST –  Nancy Resing always knew she would open a fashion retail boutique. She was just waiting for the right time to do it.
    April 12, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Bensenville Metra station ticket office to close April 15

    BENSENVILLE – Metra announced April 5 it will close the ticket office at the Bensenville station on April 15, and will reassign the ticket agent posit ...
    April 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital seeks volunteers

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital’s “No One Dies Alone” program will hold orientation and training sessions on April 12 and 13 for volunteers who wish to b ...
    April 11, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Addison Trail graduate Marissa Pezzopane team MVP for Augustana basketball

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Addison Trail graduate and Augustana College senior Marissa Pezzopane was named MVP for the Vikings' women's basketball team this ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • High school baseball: Quality pitching cornerstone for Glenbard East, Willowbrook

    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 8, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Sen. Chris Nybo sponsors Annie LeGere Law in honor of Elmhurst girl

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst resident Annie LeGere died in August 2015 from prolonged anaphylactic shock caused by an allergic reaction.
    April 9, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Lombard Garden Club accepting scholarship applications

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Garden Club will offer a $750 college scholarship to a 2016 Lombard high school senior, home-schooled student or student enrolle ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:00 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
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra celebrates conductor's 20 year anniversary

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra Music Director Stephen Alltop has been making music since he was tall enough to reach the piano keys.
    April 7, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Exhibit graces Addison Center for the Arts

    ADDISON – Margaret Bucholz will be the featured artist through April 23 at the Addison Center for the Arts Gallery.
    April 6, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school softball: Experienced players set tone for Glenbard East, York; IC Catholic, Willowbrook have new look

    Numbers and stats in softball can indicate a lot about a player or team. Batting average and RBIs for hitters or strikeouts and ERA for pitchers can s ...
    April 5, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • DuPage County recorder candidate contemplates legal action, says votes not counted

    A Democratic candidate for DuPage County recorder is considering legal action, claiming his failed write-in campaign may have been sabotaged by uncoun ...
    April 5, 2016 - 8:43 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
  • Ticket sale underway for Lilac Ball in Lombard

    LOMBARD – It’s almost lilac time in Lombard, and the Lombard Area Chamber of Commerce’s Lilac Ball Committee is hard at work planning the 57th annual ...
    April 5, 2016 - 1:00 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
  • Helton: Workforce Development Committee to benefit District 88 students

    At District 88, we know we are successful because of our partnerships. It takes all of us working together to help make sure our students and communit ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Villa Park parish names woman of the year

    VILLA PARK – Barbara Klatt has been named 2016 Woman of the Year by St. Alexander Parish Council of Catholic Women in Villa Park.
    April 4, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • GreenMan Theatre tells 'one thousand and one' stories in Arabian Nights performance

    ELMHURST –  It is not easy to perform a play within a play, but it’s even more complicated to have “one thousand and one” plays within a play.
    April 4, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day