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  • Prep roundup: Glenbard East's Sarocka makes state bowling tournament

    Glenbard East’s boys bowling team was three pins away from qualifying for the state tournament at Saturday’s IC Catholic sectional. The Rams were seve ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Public, legislators flock to College of DuPage meeting, irate over president's $760,000 buyout (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – An estimated 400 members of the public attended Wednesday's special College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting to air their grievances a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • DuPage fair pledges 2015 event despite 300 code violations

    The organizers of the DuPage County Fair say there is no threat to the continuation of this year's event despite the revelation of more than 300 build ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Police reports: Lombard for Jan. 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lombard Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Ives requests audit of College of DuPage after president's severance total announced

    State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, announced Friday in a news release that she will ask the Illinois Auditor General to audit the College of DuPage af ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Champps to celebrate reopening in Lombard with fundraiser

    LOMBARD – Champps in Lombard is teaming up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to celebrate the restaurant’s grand reopening.  
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • College of DuPage to hold special meeting on President Breuder's retirement contract

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday night to further address President Robert Breuder's retirem ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • DuPage health department to sponsor insurance forum for small businesses

    The DuPage County Health Department is sponsoring a free forum Feb. 2 to offer information to small business owners with questions about health insura ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to focus on ADHD

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a seminar on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Glenbard Township High School District 87 announced in ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Elmhurst College, NEDSRA unite for bowling program

    Gary Anderson, 48, was looking forward to “getting some spares and strikes” on Sunday at Wood Dale Bowl.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Helton: 2015 brings recognition, TV segment to District 88

    As we head into the second semester of the 2014-15 school year at DuPage High School District 88, we would like to share with you some exciting news, ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Suburbs brace for possible 4 inches of snow

    Two to four inches of snow may come to the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • St. Pius X church marks 60 years with 'thank you' to parishioners

    It’s the people who make the parish.They’re the reason St. Pius X Catholic Community in Lombard has ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Willowbrook wins in OT at Leyden for seventh straight victory

    FRANKLIN PARK – Willowbrook is on a seven-game winning-streak, but the Warriors haven't been blowing teams away during this run.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Prep roundup: Willowbrook boys go 4-0 at Sterling’s tournament

    The Warriors beat the hosts 64-49 and Burlington Central 52-52 on Saturday. On Monday, they knocked off Montini 61-52 and Kankakee 57-49. Willowbrook ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Timothy Christian boys basketball gaining valuable experience (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – Learning to play without a superstar isn’t an easy task, which Timothy Christian’s boys basketball team has found out this winter after t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: You’ll need your best movie guy voice for this one… In a world of rising costs, one theater is giving moviegoers hope. It appears the recen ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • College of DuPage President Breuder to retire in 2016, receive $760,000

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has announced he will retire, effective March 31, 2016.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Danica works with Elmhurst-Edwards Healthcare on a Healthy Driven Campaign: 5 photos

    Danica Patrick and Elmhurst-Edwards Healthcare work together on a future Healthy Driven Campaign Thursday January 22, 2015.  Locals are encouraged to ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Montini sophomore Kaylee Bambule returns to lineup in win against Brooks

    VILLA PARK – As if Montini’s girls basketball team doesn’t have enough weapons, now the Broncos have leading scorer Kaylee Bambule back.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage trustees to vote on buyout for Breuder

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees intends to vote tonight on a buyout package for President Robert Breuder after months of controve ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Morton at Addison Trail boys basketball: 8 photos

    Addison Trail plays a home game against Morton on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Cold weather leads to family fun at Addison's WinterFest

    ADDISON – The Addison Park District hosted its annual WinterFest on Sunday, giving families a chance to celebrate the winter weather with plenty of ac ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Yorktown theater renovation focuses on 'quality experience'

    LOMBARD – Moviegoers can expect to experience a new AMC Yorktown 18 when they head to the theater this year.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Police reports: Lombard for Jan. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lombard Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Hinsdale business man pleads not guilty to murder charges

    The Hinsdale business man accused of fatally shooting 37-year-old Nate Fox on Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degre ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Healthy Lombard accepts Health Heroes nominations

    LOMBARD – Healthy Lombard is now accepting nominations for its annual Health Heroes recognition, which honors people and companies for making healthy ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Villa Park man convicted of murder, arson in Lombard house fire

    Paula Morgan of Lombard died the night of her 25th birthday party in a fire. On Tuesday, the Villa P ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Wejman: Lombard Park District helps residents fight winter blues

    January is not only a time for New Year’s resolutions and a fresh start; it is often the beginning of cabin fever as Chicagoans realize there are abou ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Fire causes $50,000 in damage to Lombard home

    LOMBARD – A fire caused more than $50,000 in damage to a Lombard home and its contents Monday afternoon, according to a village news release.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Glenbard East's Keyes goes viral with juke video

    LOMBARD – It may be the offseason for football, but Karon Keyes still found a way to create some buzz.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • End nears in trial of Villa Park man accused in deadly Lombard fire

    The trial for a Villa Park man accused of starting a car fire that spread to a Lombard home and killed his ex-girlfriend is expected to end Tuesday, a ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Addison Park District holds weight loss competition

    ADDISON – Erin Chapa, fitness and aquatics supervisor for the Addison Park District, admits it’s not easy working at a fitness club as an overweight w ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Villa Park library introduces new digital borrowing service

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Public Library is meeting people where they are in the digital age, as it introduces a new service to patrons that gives t ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • CustomFit in Lombard rings in new year with resolution help, anniversary

    LOMBARD – As CustomFit personal training marks its one-year anniversary at its current location in downtown Lombard, local residents are ringing in th ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Lombard cancels annual Taste festival

    LOMBARD – The beginning of July will be quieter this year in Lombard, as the village announced Friday the annual Taste of Lombard festival will not ta ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • Burn victim testifies during Lombard fatal fire trial

    Jason Cassidy was burned on nearly half his body in the fire that killed Paula Morgan of Lombard in July 2012. On Thursday, he testified during the tr ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard East girls basketball drops pair of conference games

    Glenbard East’s girls basketball team dropped a pair of recent Upstate Eight Valley conference games.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Full-strength Rams squad wins three straight

    LOMBARD – Glenbard East’s boys basketball team hasn’t had its full lineup often this season, but the Rams have won when they’ve been at full strength.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Win is sign of Warriors’ improvement

    WEST CHICAGO – Having already quadrupled its win total from a year ago after Tuesday’s 63-53 nonconference win against West Chicago, the exciting part ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • UberX driver, Villa Park man charged with attempted sex assault of passenger

    An UberX driver from Villa Park has been accused of kidnapping and attempting to sexually assault a passenger.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: When it comes to using technology in education, Glenbard East has an app for that. And so far, it looks like the Lombard high school and it ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • County to launch #GivingDuPage volunteer awareness effort

    DuPage County is hoping the power of the hashtag – and social media in general – will help connect residents to local volunteer opportunities.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Trial begins for Villa Park man accused of starting fatal Lombard fire

    The trial for a Villa Park man accused of starting a car fire that spread to a Lombard home and killed his ex-girlfriend began this week.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Police reports: Lombard for Jan. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lombard Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Villa Park firefighters respond to 3 fires during single shift

    VILLA PARK – Sunday night and Monday morning were busy for the Villa Park Fire Department, as firefighters extinguished three blazes during a single s ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Lombard offers tree disposal, light recycling

    LOMBARD – Christmas tree disposal by Waste Management will run through Friday.Trees will be picked u ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Addison offers ways to beat the winter blues

    ADDISON – Although the winter holidays may be over, winter fun doesn’t have to be.Here are five acti ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • McKee House roof to be addressed by DuPage forest preserve board

    The roof of the McKee House will soon be a topic of conversation for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioners.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • For Glenbard, iPads becoming 'the norm'

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 administrators and teachers are pleased with the progress students have made since the district's iPad rollo ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Lombard trustees deny permit for medical marijuana dispensary

    LOMBARD – A conditional use permit for a medical marijuana dispensary was denied in a 3-2 vote by the Lombard Village Board of Trustees at a meeting T ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Lombard to see contested village, school elections

    LOMBARD – Many of the local races Lombard residents will decide this April will be contested, according to information provided by the village and the ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Police reports: Lombard for Jan. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lombard Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • 5 high school sporting events to watch

    The new year comes in the middle of the winter sports season and there are plenty of good high school sporting events on the schedule that are worth w ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard East girls basketball splits pair of conference games

    Glenbard East’s girls basketball team split a pair of Upstate Eight Valley games to open 2015. On Sa ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Ringing in the New Year: Local leaders share resolutions

    With the arrival of 2015, Suburban Life asked members of area communities to share their New Year’s resolutions.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • CustomFit Boot Camp: 5 photos

    With many area schools closed due to extreme cold, Julianne Schager leads a few hardy women in a Boot Camp class at her Lombard business, CustomFit, o ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to host discussion on student success

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a talk on student success from New York Times best-selling author Paul Tough, Glenbard Township High School Di ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Benedictine University to host upcoming baseball, soccer camps

    LISLE – The baseball and women's soccer teams at Benedictine University will host upcoming camps aimed at training youth players in each sport.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Prep roundup: Willowbrook boys lost in tourney final

    Willowbrook’s boys basketball team lost in a tournament final for the second time this season, losing to Leyden 64-53 at Glenbard West on Saturday. Al ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Lombard, Carol Stream men charged after 19 pounds of marijuana discovered by postal service

    Two men from Lombard and Carol Stream face felony drug charges in connection with a 19-pound package of marijuana discovered by the U.S. Postal Servic ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Check out Lombard stories to follow in new year

    LOMBARD – While we’re only a few days into the new 2015 calendar, there are already plenty of stories brewing in Lombard. Here’s a look at the headlin ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Frosty fun in Villa Park: 5 ways to beat the winter blues

    VILLA PARK – Although the winter holidays may be over, winter fun doesn’t have to be. Here are five ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Bank of America robbed in Addison

    ADDISON – An Addison bank was robbed Friday in what law enforcement are describing as a “non-takeover robbery.”
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Police charge man in Villa Park burglary

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park police charged a 20-year-old man with burglary to motor vehicle after an incident was reported at about 5:25 a.m. Dec. 21, acc ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • Noon Whistle Brewing comes to Lombard

    LOMBARD – It’s 5 p.m. somewhere. Or, better yet, make that noon, because why wait until the evening to enjoy a freshly brewed beer?
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Lombard collects hundreds of units of blood at 2014 drives

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard collected 648 units of blood during five community blood drives this year, according to statistics provided in a vill ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • York track title heads list of memorable moments from 2014

    With 2015 about to begin, there is no better time to take one last look back on the successes IC Catholic, Timothy Christian and York student athletes ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • State titles for Kelly McNamara, Montini hoops highlight 2014 achievements

    With 2015 about to begin, there is no batter time to take one last look back on the successes Glenbard East, Montini and Willowbrook student athletes ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • Rams ‘keep working’ toward winning formula

    ELMHURST – For as many returning players as Glenbard East boys basketball has this season, maybe it’s easy to forget the team is still quite young.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Montini girls basketball learns from tough tournament

    LOMBARD – It had been more than a decade since the Montini girls basketball team lost back-to-back games.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Look back at the Addison area's biggest stories

    As the new year nears, it’s time to revisit what made 2014 memorable. From a big anniversary to airport noise, this year’s top stories will live on lo ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 1:43 pm
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