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  • Elmhurst Hospital honors fire department paramedics for 'Run of the Year'

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital has awarded its 2016 EMS Run of the Year to members of the Elmhurst Fire Department for their care in November 2015 of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Forgotten Felines find love at new rescue facility In Westmont

    WESTMONT – Every year, hundreds of stray or abandoned cats undergo a transformation from being scared, hungry and homeless to being affectionate, heal ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Letter: Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s

    To the editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confr ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook County schools to partner for Options Fair for students with disabilities

    Several area high schools will join together to host an Options Fair for students with disabilities, aimed at helping them transition after graduating ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Addison woman selected for prestigious White House summer internship

    ELMURST – When Laraib Khan’s parents moved to the United States from Pakistan, they did it, like many immigrants, in order to give their children a be ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Letter: Sen. Tom Cullerton assists in fight against autoimmune disorder

    To the editor:I am the parent of a child with a misunderstood autoimmune disorder that impacts both ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • Willowbrook tops Downers Grove South to lock up playoff spot

    DOWNERS GROVE – There will be no heartbreak for Willowbrook this time.One year after a Week 9 loss t ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: York, Timothy Christian ready for postseason play

    The goal for any Class 2A or 3A boys soccer team is to reach the state final Nov. 5, but the road to get there is long and arduous. Here’s the postsea ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Quigley: Time for voters to exercise rights

    With the 2016 presidential general election weeks away, it’s time once again for citizens across DuPage County to exercise one of their greatest right ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Rep. Peter Roskam will again miss League of Women Voters candidate forum

    Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam will likely miss another local League of Women Voters candidate forum, but he says he's looking forward "to continuing ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • McKee Preservation Group collects nearly 1,000 names on petition to save historic house

    GLEN ELLYN – A group dedicated to preserving the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve near Glen Ellyn has gathered nearly 1,000 signatur ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • League of Women Voters to hold candidate forum Oct. 16

    Local voters may get their only chance to see Republican and Democratic candidates in the same room before election day at the League of Women Voters' ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • Letter: In support of Helen Plum Library referendum

    To the editor:Recent concern about a new Helen Plum Library’s impact on Lilacia Park shows our commu ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • World War II vet knighted during ceremony at Cantigny Park's First Division Museum

    WHEATON – World War II veteran Peter Gilea held back his emotions as he was knighted into the "Order of St. George" during a ceremony Oct. 7 at Cantig ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Letter: 'Women Empowering Women' a worthwhile event

    To the editor: On Sept. 7, I had the pleasure of attending the “Women Empowering Women” event hosted ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Westmont Junior High community rallies around principal who lost a daughter in DUI crash

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Junior High School community is rallying to support four of its own after tragedy struck over the weekend.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 19 York seniors named National Merit Commended students

    ELMHURST – Nineteen members of the York Community High School Class of 2017 have been named National Merit Commended Students, according to a District ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Spotlight Gala to raise funds for downtown performing arts center

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts will host its first major benefit, the Spotlight Gala, in October, according to a news release.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Aurora man charged with DUI for crash that killed Westmont principal's daughter

    An Aurora man has been charged with seven felony charges after a collision claimed the life of of Westmont Junior High Principal John Jonak's 9-year-o ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Elmhurst 225 residences opens in downtown

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst 255 development at Hahn Street and York Street recently opened, offering locals a new residential option in downtown Elmhurst.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Danada Fall Festival returns Oct. 9 to Wheaton

    WHEATON – The Danada Equestrian Center will again hold its Danada Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Lengemann: Improve your physical and mental health with exercise

    Losing weight, building strong muscles and keeping a strong heart are common reasons to work out.But ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst residents chair Les Turner ALS walk in Chicago

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Matt and Karen Toole recently were named the Team Chairs for one of the largest ALS walks in the country.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Mojo's East Coast Eats evolving as business, still dishing out Philly cheesesteaks

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local sandwich hot spot has become a popular destination for not only residents but also transplants looking for a taste of their Ea ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Focus 205 Phase 2 meetings, surveys, focus groups begin in October

    ELMHURST – The Focus 205 community engagement program continues this fall with its phase two meetings Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to an Elmhurst Scho ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Letter: Support legislation for cancer research

    To the editor:Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Ca ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines Golf Club

    The boyfriend of a woman found stabbed to death Sept. 29 outside White Pines Golf Club in Bensenville has been charged with her murder, according to m ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • DuPage County Coroner: Woman found dead at White Pines Golf Club was stabbed

    BENSENVILLE – DuPage County and Cook County authorities are investigating an apparent homicide at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • High school football: Montini tops Marmion in must-win game

    LOMBARD – In its bid for a perfect season, a Sept. 23 contest against Montini was a perfect storm for Marmion’s football team.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • White House honors Glenbard District 87 for efforts to close AP enrollment gap

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard Township High School District 87 was recognized Sept. 21 by the White House and U.S. Department of Education for its commitment ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra opens 56th season with 'The Beatles and Friends' concert

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will open its 56th season at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church with “The Beatles and Frie ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove celebrates fall season with inaugural Harvest Festival

    DOWNERS GROVE – For residents who want to take advantage of as many outside fall opportunities before it turns to winter, the Downers Grove Park Distr ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Elmhurst girls raise more than $12,000 via Kartwheels for Kids organization

    ELMHURST – For the past three years, a group of Elmhurst teens have dedicated parts of their summer to lobbying local businesses and raising funds to ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst's GreenMan Theatre opens 13th season

    ELMHURST – GreenMan Theatre Troupe opened its 13th season Sept. 23 with a three-weekend run of the classic 1946 comedy “Born Yesterday” by Garson Kani ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • DuPage County Coroner: Willowbrook student died after choking in lunch room

    LOMBARD – DuPage County officials are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Willowbrook High School student.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • 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
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