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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: '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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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