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  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Clyde’s Donuts in Addison develops taste for sweet success

    ADDISON – It’s time to make more donuts. In a glaze of glory, Clyde’s Donuts in Addison has kicked off its new manufacturing space along with a new lo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra ends season with concert featuring special guest

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will soon close its season with a concert of friendship and spectacular music-making.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:00 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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