• Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients
  • Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena  $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening
  • Resident named Chief of Staff to Illinois First Lady
  • Elmhurst native named to Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Elmhurst College men’s basketball team ranked second in nation
  • Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

    Food pantry open for business Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

    By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, January 26, The Independent was invited to the newly-built Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry (EYFP) at 1083 So. York to greet one of the delivery trucks, which arrived about 9 a.m. that morning. Several volunteers were on-hand to unload the truck, followed […]

  • Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena  $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

    Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

    By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian School has embarked on numerous campus upgrade projects in recent times, including those pertaining to its athletic spaces. Improvements such as the construction of a well-received weight training room, as well as renovations to all Timothy outdoor sports facilities (soccer/track stadium and baseball and […]

  • Resident named Chief of Staff to Illinois First Lady

    Resident named Chief of Staff to Illinois First Lady

    Elmhurst — Emily Bastedo has been named the Chief of Staff to Illinois First Lady Diana Rauner. She brings a unique background to the role with experience as an attorney at the corporate and state level, as well as a local school board official in the Chicago suburbs. Bastedo’s thorough […]

  • Elmhurst native named to Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame

    Elmhurst native named to Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame

    Matt Nilles got his start at YMCA outdoor rink By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On a list that includes names like Chris Chelios, Nikos Tselios and Dennis Vaske, Elmhurst residents will likely notice a familiar one. Elmhurst native Matt Nilles, now a resident of Champaign, is part of […]

  • Elmhurst College men’s basketball team ranked second in nation

    Elmhurst College men’s basketball team ranked second in nation

    Defense, rebounding propel Bluejays to great start By Mike Miazga Correspondent Basketball teams that play stellar defense give themselves a chance. Teams that play stellar defense and also get it done in the rebounding department give themselves an even greater chance. The Elmhurst College men’s basketball team fits into that […]

 

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Food pantry open for business Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, January 26, The Independent was invited to the newly-built Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry (EYFP) at 1083 So. York to greet one of the delivery trucks, which arrived about 9 a.m. that morning. Several volunteers were on-hand to unload the truck, followed […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

Elmhurst 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. Criminal damage to property/motor vehicle/criminal trespass to property/motor […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

York’s Helton records 100th career wrestling win IC Catholic Prep girls basketball team defeats Fenton. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York wrestling team recently scored dual wins against Hinsdale South and Round Lake and lost to Hinsdale Central and Stevenson. During that stretch senior heavyweight wrestler Tommy Helton recorded his […]

 
 

Salvatore J. Sperandeo, Sr., 88

Salvatore J. Sperandeo, Sr., formerly of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Connie, loving father of Michael (Yvonne), Carmelita (Frank) Chavez, Salvatore, Jr. (Gary Luehr) and the late Barbara Sperandeo Burns (survived by Jeff Burns). Dearest grandfather of seven, great-grandfather of […]

 
 

Lorraine “Lolly” Torrence, 82

Lorraine E. “Lolly” Torrence, nee Hinrich, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 82. Beloved wife of Kenneth, loving mother of Michael (Cynthia), Cindy (Mark) Klemp and the late Terry (Roxanne) and Sherry (Scott) Gelling, dear grandmother of nine, great grandmother of six. Visitation was held Sunday […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Feb. 6 – BEWSF Bags for Wags tournament From 5-10 p.m., the Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund (BEWSF) will host its 6th annual “Bags for Wags” Bean Bag Tournament at the Valentino Center at Visitation Church, 851 South […]

 
 

Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena  $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian School has embarked on numerous campus upgrade projects in recent times, including those pertaining to its athletic spaces. Improvements such as the construction of a well-received weight training room, as well as renovations to all Timothy outdoor sports facilities (soccer/track stadium and baseball and […]

 
 

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Five Star Business & Health Expo opens Feb. 5

  Businesses from four chambers to display their goods, services Addison – Serious business people will want to pack up their business cards and head to the Medinah Shrine Center at 550 Shrine Drive in Addison on Friday, February 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for the annual Five […]