• Two injured while trimming trees in Addison
  • Four candidates vie for three seats in Trustees race
  • Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions
  • Residents question downtown proposed zoning changes
  • City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza
  • Two injured while trimming trees in Addison

    Two injured while trimming trees in Addison

    One knocked to ground after hitting power line; second stranded in tree till help arrived By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Tuesday afternoon, March 28, the Independent learned that two men had been injured at about 11 a.m. while trimming trees near Lake St. & Villa Ave. in Addison. […]

  • Four candidates vie for three seats in Trustees race

    Four candidates vie for three seats in Trustees race

      For The Villa Park Independent National elections seem to get all the attention, but as the saying goes ‘all politics is local.’ The Consolidated General Election on April 4, 2017 could be characterized as ‘more local than most’ for Villa Park residents. “I hope Villa Park voters turn out […]

  • Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

    Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

    Quarterly event offers benefits to brewers, charities, members By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Ever donate $100 to a cause and just sort of wonder where it goes or if it’s really doing any good? What if you could give $10,000? That would certainly make a difference. It would […]

  • Residents question downtown proposed zoning changes

    Residents question downtown proposed zoning changes

    One of largest crowds ever attends City meeting By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent One of the largest crowds ever to attend a City meeting came to the Zoning and Planning Commission public hearing on March 23. About 40 people stood around the walls of the City Council room while […]

  • City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

    City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

    The City of Elmhurst is partnering with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE to host the 2017 Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event will be held at Elmhurst College, using the Alexander Parking Lot. Items that will be recycled include: eye glasses, […]

 

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Two injured while trimming trees in Addison

Two injured while trimming trees in Addison

One knocked to ground after hitting power line; second stranded in tree till help arrived By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Tuesday afternoon, March 28, the Independent learned that two men had been injured at about 11 a.m. while trimming trees near Lake St. & Villa Ave. in Addison. […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Selma M. Kosier, 96 Selma M. Kosier, nee Kauffman, of Chicago, passed away recently at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Carl; dear daughter of the late Samuel and Antonie Kauffman; sister of the late Fred Kauffman, Margaret (Olaf) Benson, Francis Kauffman, Bernice Kauffman, Rita (Parley Jr.) […]

 
 

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

On March 17, the Renegades High School Hockey Club – which is comprised of students from Addison Trail, Willowbrook, Fenton and Montini Catholic high schools – won the Illinois High School Hockey State Championship in the Combined Varsity Division. The team beat Glenbard Hockey 4-1. The Renegades finished the season […]

 
 

Election Day coming April 4

Election Day coming April 4

Time to get out and vote By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent By the time this edition of the Elmhurst Independent hits the newsstands, there will only be a few days left to consider early voting, available at City Hall. City Clerk Patti Spencer announced at the latest City […]

 
 

Kicking back

Kicking back

  photo by Paul DelGuidice Willowbrook varsity girls soccer team ‘kicked back’ and relaxed with some hot cocoa at the Funky Java Coffee House after practice on Saturday, March 25. New coach Julio Del Real (far right, standing) has lots of confidence his squad will be successful this season.

 
 

Police Reports

Police Reports

Area Police Departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison March 23 • Police said Content E. Craft, 37, […]

 
 

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

Dukes’ first-year coach has mix of key veterans and newcomers. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The cupboard was left far from bare for first-year York softball coach Elizabeth Munn. Munn, an assistant in the program under former coach Jenna Nolan who was promoted to the top position, returns several key performers […]

 
 

All hands on deck for York baseball

All hands on deck for York baseball

Team efforts help Dukes start season strong. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The reason behind the York baseball team’s strong early-season start? The contributions of many. “Everybody who has gotten an opportunity so far has proven they belong here,” said York coach Dave Kalal. The Dukes started the season with non-conference […]

 
 

Addison Trail baseball team loaded with pitching

Addison Trail baseball team loaded with pitching

Blazers return three-year varsity hurler Villasenor. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Addison Trail has the one commodity that all baseball teams find so very important. Pitching. The Blazers return a number of experienced arms from last year’s team that went 15-15 and 9-9 in West Suburban Conference Gold Division action. Leading […]

 
 

Former Major Leaguer coming to Villa Park Library

Former Major Leaguer coming to Villa Park Library

Steve Trout to share his children’s book The Villa Park Public Library has announced that former major league pitcher Steve Trout will be coming to the library on Sunday, Apr. 9 at 2 p.m. The retired lefty, who donned both Cubs and White Sox jerseys, will read from his children’s […]