| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Village of Hinsdale has hired a new public services director.
George Peluso, who currently served as public works director for the Village of Flossmoor, will start the job Dec. 15. He will earn $128,000 a year.
Peluso, will be responsible for...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:20 AM
The College of DuPage continued to employ the engineer at its campus radio station — and continued to pay bills submitted by his private company — for nearly two years after he was convicted of a felony for using that same business to steal...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
If you’re in the mood to brave the cold weather this weekend, make it worth your while by checking out these events. For more event listings around the suburbs, check out the Pioneer Press events calendar.
Western Springs Recreation Dodgeball...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:40 AM
On a brisk December afternoon in Naperville, when most North Central College students were off campus on a three-week break, a group of about 25 students huddled around desks in a small classroom.
The group had opted to go through an intensive, seven-...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A counselor and instructor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Robb Frank brought a fun-loving personality and a penchant for creativity to his work helping students make the transition to college and learn more about possible careers.
"He was fun,...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:42 PM
If you ask local portrait artist Peter Hagerty his favorite color, he's quick with an answer.
"It's Chicago blue," he said. "You can do a lot with it. It makes good backgrounds."
The self-described "Chicago guy" is displaying 18 of his works this...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports:
An Elmhurst resident was contacted by phone by a person who identified himself as a member of the Canadian police and claimed he had a member of the resident's family in custody. The...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Brandon Pisano scheduled a tonsillectomy during his holiday break from his studies at Elmhurst College, but not until after he'd been part of a performance many other singers can only hope to have.
He, and 60 other members of the Elmhurst College...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:41 AM
A very hot winter in jazz:
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band; Carlos Henriquez Quintet: Symphony Center's jazz season continues with a high-powered double-bill featuring the Palmieri's septet and a quintet led by bassist Henriquez, best known for his...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:49 AM
An Elmhurst College grad who frequently performs in Chicago is pounding away at finding success in the music industry — and strumming, singing and writing songs too.
Gina Venier, who hails from Dixon and graduated in 2012 from Elmhurst College,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:21 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said this week that he will appoint Karyn Romano, who for the past decade has run a public affairs consulting firm, to fill a County Board vacancy created by the death last month of longtime board member JR McBride....