| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:27 PM
Bicycle riders with mechanicals might find the tool they're looking for at a do-it-yourself repair station at the Elmhurst Metra station.
The station includes a bike holding rack, a hand-operated pump and an assortment of high-quality hand tools, all...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:01 AM
Gov. Bruce Rauner spoke to about 200 people gathered Saturday for the 45th annual Elmhurst College President's Community Breakfast. He called for change in the way Illinois does business but offered few details.
"Change has to happen in Illinois in...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:33 AM
The Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition and Elmhurst College are co-sponsoring a showing of the environmental issue film "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret" at 11 a.m. Saturday on the college campus.
The showing is part of the fourth annual One Earth...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:41 PM
A trio of College of DuPage candidates are joining forces with a current trustee in hopes of forming an influential new majority on the embattled seven-member board.
Charles Bernstein, Frank Napolitano and Deanne Marie Mazzochi, dubbing themselves the...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 11:23 AM
An alleged theft at the College of DuPage radio station went on for more than twice as long — and was twice as costly — as prosecutors charged this week, a high-ranking administrator at the college has alleged.
Lynn Sapyta, the community...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Elmhurst College is seeking to close a $3 million budget gap by laying off six faculty members and offering voluntary layoffs to some other staff and faculty.
The reductions will take place by late spring.
Incoming Interim President Larry Braskamp...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:30 AM
A former College of DuPage employee has been charged with stealing from the campus radio station in a scheme similar to one he pulled off four years ago at another local college.
Retired radio engineer John Valenta was arrested Thursday after being...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:10 AM
A College of DuPage auditor raised a red flag about business dealings at the campus radio station in 2003, but the school continued those dealings until they became the focus of a criminal investigation some 10 years later, according to records obtained...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Why are two bona fide jazz legends – 88-year-old saxophonist Jimmy Heath and 87-year-old bandleader Bill Holman – playing the western suburb of Elmhurst this weekend?
For the same reason that trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, drummer Louie Bellson,...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Edward J. Vertovec, a longtime lawyer for two west suburban park districts, co-chaired the committee that brought a rail underpass to Elmhurst in 1977.
"He was particularly good at civil cases, and he was a master at administrative and municipal law....
| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:08 PM
The Elmhurst College Jazz Festival kicks off its 48th year next weekend. Young musicians from more than two dozen schools will perform Feb. 20 through 22.
As in past years, this year's festival offers listeners the opportunity to hear a mix of energetic...