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  • Registration open for High Holiday Hustle race

    LOMBARD – The second annual High Holiday Hustle benefiting the Robert Scott Samuels Memorial Scholarship Fund starts at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at Congregatio ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DuPage County encourages emergency preparedness for children

    DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin is encouraging parents to talk to their children about emergency preparedness, according to a news release fro ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Future of DuPage County electronics recycling programs uncertain after vendor stops service

    The vendor that collected used electronics for recycling in DuPage County will no longer provide the service – leaving the future of many programs in ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Elmhurst woman sentenced to four years for slow-speed chase

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst woman pleaded guilty Friday to leading police on a slow-speed chase through the suburbs last year.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • DuPage County to host public hearing on $18.9M in flood recovery funds

    DuPage County will host a public hearing Aug. 26 to gather input on $18.9 million it received earlier this year for disaster recovery after the April ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • NewHelen Plum Library director to host meet and greet

    LOMBARD – A new director has joined the staff at Helen M. Plum Memorial Library, and she’s ready to hear ideas and suggestions from residents in Lomba ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Rotary Club to host 'Farming and Food' presentation

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Rotary Club will host Kate Hagenbuch's "Farming and Food" presentation at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Gullivers Pizza & Pub, 17W ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Area athletes are key contribtors for Big Ten football teams

    High school athletes across the area will step into the spotlight when the football season kicks off on Aug. 29. The college football season begins in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Q&A: Montini grad Jordan Westerkamp prepping for breakout season at Nebraska

    After redshirting his first year on campus, Jordan Westerkamp, a Montini graduate from Lombard, had a big impact for Nebraska's football team last yea ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Langton: Prioritizing school safety

    The safety of our children is a top priority for Addison School District 4. Our schools have always ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Prairie Fest returns to Wood Dale

    WOOD DALE – Prairie Fest returns for its 12th year this weekend in Wood Dale's Town Square.The festi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Construction begins: How will $9.7M Metra station renovations impact riders?

    LOMBARD – Sounds of construction joined the typical train noise at the Lombard Metra station late this week as commuters experienced the start of a $9 ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • 100 years: Let the 3-day centennial celebration begin

    VILLA PARK – A hundred years’ worth of Villa Park memories were buried in two large time capsules during a ceremony Saturday at Village Hall.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • From the president: Happy 100th birthday, Villa Park

    Imagine back 100 years ago to Aug. 8, 1914, when what is now known as the village of Villa Park was merely a vast landscape of farmland with very litt ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: The used book sale this week at First Church of Lombard will fund several scholarships, including one for a Glenbard East High School stude ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: The used book sale this week at First Church of Lombard will fund several scholarships, including one for a Willowbrook High School student ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Park Avenue becomes one-way street during Metra construction

    LOMBARD – Park Avenue between St. Charles Road and Michael McGuire Drive will become a one-way street in the southbound direction starting Friday morn ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 7:47 pm
  • Addison to celebrate Italian heritage at annual festival

    ADDISON – Onesti's Little Italy Fest-West will kick off its seventh year in Addison on Thursday."As ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Gelato D'Oro opens in Addison

    ADDISON – When Gelato D'Oro owners Mary and Michael Meranda decided to open a storefront location after years of serving gelato on the go, they chose ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:57 pm
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