• Seniors of the Year
  • Former newspaper GM charged with theft
  • Kimberly Johnson, owner of Elmhurst’s new Chrysalis Custom Hair, 565 N. York St., gently sets a human hair wig on a display styling head and readies it for cutting and styling by an expert stylist. Chrysalis is open six days a week by appointment only and serves women living with cancer. Visit chrysaliscustomhair.com for more information.
  • Homecoming royalty at Willowbrook
  • Crop Walk to help end hunger
  • Going pink
  • League of Women Voters hold meeting on District 205 Referendum
  • Seniors of the Year

    Seniors of the Year

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Barb Madigan and Ronald Knecht were named Seniors of the Year during a presentation ceremony at the Village of Lombard’s 2018 Senior Fair. Also recognized were award nominees Jim Hollenbeck, Mike Kinney and Mary Beth Lynch, along with all of Lombard’s senior citizens and residents who help […]

  • Former newspaper GM charged with theft

    Former newspaper GM charged with theft

    She allegedly owes nearly $274,000 to company   The former general manager of the company that publishes this newspaper has been charged in a Wisconsin court with bilking more than $270,000 from the firm. Cynthia R. Jensen, 55, of Kingston, was charged Sept. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with […]

  • Kimberly Johnson, owner of Elmhurst’s new Chrysalis Custom Hair, 565 N. York St., gently sets a human hair wig on a display styling head and readies it for cutting and styling by an expert stylist. Chrysalis is open six days a week by appointment only and serves women living with cancer. Visit chrysaliscustomhair.com for more information.

    Chrysalis Custom Hair emerges in Elmhurst; Creates custom wigs especially for women living with cancer

    By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent   Before a butterfly emerges from its chrysalis – its protective shell — it must go through many stages of change, not all of which are as beautiful as the colorful butterfly ready to spread its wings. As a cancer-support specialist, Kimberly Johnson […]

  • Homecoming royalty at Willowbrook

    Homecoming royalty at Willowbrook

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Willowbrook High School celebrated its homecoming week last week. The special events included the Sept. 21 pep assembly that ended with the coronation of each class’s homecoming queens and kings. Pictured left to right are: freshman queen and king Izabelle Manning and John Swastek; sophomore queen and […]

  • Crop Walk to help end hunger

    Crop Walk to help end hunger

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS The annual Great Prairie Trail CROP Hunger Walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, and now is the time to register to participate in the fundraiser sponsored by Church World Service. Walk committee members (top photo, left to right) Hester Bury, Terry Witt and Betsy Swinson invite […]

  • Going pink

    Going pink

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Willowbrook and Addison Trail girls volleyball teams squared off in District 88’s annual Go Pink match in Villa Park. The Sept. 11 battle between the two district rivals raised about $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Baked goods, tickets for raffles and pink ribbons were available […]

  • League of Women Voters hold meeting on District 205 Referendum

    League of Women Voters hold meeting on District 205 Referendum

    Join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., to hear about the ballot initiative for Community Unit School District 205. Associate Superintendent Mary Henderson and Executive Director of Communications, Bev Redmond will explain the […]

 

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Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department 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.   Assault, battery   Oct. 8 A victim […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep gridders demolish another opponent; IC Catholic Prep gridders demolish another opponent

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team had its running shoes on in Week 8. The Knights ran for 331 yards and averaged almost a first-down every carry in their 54-20 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division win against Wheaton St. Francis. The victory pushed the two-time defending […]

 
 

York girls swimming team second at Maine South Relays; Demare wins butterfly, Polach backstroke against Hinsdale Central

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls swimming team quadrupled its pleasure at the recent Hawk Relays hosted by Maine South. The Dukes finished second as a team with 108 points, eight behind host and champion Maine South (116). York won the 200 medley relay title with a time of […]

 
 

Jake Molter

Jake Molter was called home early Saturday morning September 29, 2018. He is survived by his three children, Judy, Daniel, and David (Paula) and two grandchildren Michael and Kevin. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Joan Molter (Burgeson) and a large family of 9 […]

 
 

Beatrice T. Zabloudil, 91

Beatrice T. Zabloudil, nee Hennek, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 91. She was a member Visitation Catholic Church Choir; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Susan (Stephen) Bradley, Mary Clare (Quentin) Sullivan and David Zabloudil; proud grandmother of Ryan (Apryl) Bradley, Jack, Kyle, Matthew and […]

 
 

Pamela E. Laudati, 75

Pamela E. Laudati, nee Petry, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 75. Beloved wife of Dante for more than 37 years; loving mother of Christopher Peterson; dear sister of the late Donald (the late Patricia) Petry; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Saturday, Oct. 20 History Museum’s Haunted Tour From 6-8:30 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum and the Bensenville Park District present a haunted tour at historic Fischer Farm followed by a hayride to Churchville Schoolhouse to learn postmortem photography, […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys golf

Willowbrook’s Taylor Sarovich shot a 90 at the recent Class 3A sectional at par-71 Bartlett Hills and did not advance to the state boys golf meet. Sarovich shot 48 on the front nine and 42 on the back. “This marks the end of another great season for us,” said Willowbrook […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys cross country

Willowbrook boys cross country sophomore Tyler King recently won the sophomore race at the Niles West invitational. Matt Caron took 22nd in the varsity race at Niles West. The Warriors took fifth place as a team there. “It was maybe our best finish ever there,” said Willowbrook coach TJ Artman. […]

 
 

Willowbrook girls tennis

The Willowbrook girls tennis team finished the West Suburban Conference Gold Division season in third place at both the varsity and junior-varsity levels behind Downers Grove South and Hinsdale South. Varsity medalists for the Warriors include Priscilla Delvalle, who finished second at No. 3 singles. Lizzie Martynenko and Victoria Zlatkova […]