• York Community High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 21, 2017 1:00 p.m.
  • Bond set at $150,000 for teacher accused of possessing child pornography
  • A Mission to Serve
  • Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday
  • Independent joins other publications in search of local veterans’ photos
  • York Community High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 21, 2017 1:00 p.m.

    York Community High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 21, 2017 1:00 p.m.

    Dedication to the Class of 2017 Written by Grace Tianyue Que, 2017 Graduation Program (3) (1) Scholarship Evening 2017 (1) 2017 Awards Night Program (1) Please click above to view program

  • Bond set at $150,000 for teacher accused of possessing child pornography

    Bond set at $150,000 for teacher accused of possessing child pornography

    Suspect is resident of Elmhurst DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that bond has been set at $150,000 with 10% to apply for a St. Charles East High School teacher charged with possession of child pornography. Gregory Burgener, 63, of 437 W. Fremont, Elmhurst, appeared in […]

  • A Mission to Serve

    A Mission to Serve

    Church grateful for support of DuPagePads Homeless Shelter Elmhurst Presbyterian Church (EPC) is extending a big thanks to the community as it wraps up its 22nd year as host of a DuPagePads Interim (Overnight) Housing program. Every Saturday night from October to May, about 35 guests from DuPage County who […]

  • Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

    Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

    True Patriots Care to stage 300 U.S. flags in Wilder Park Led by Grand Marshal John M. Wendel, retired Brigadier General and Chaplain in the United States Air Force, some 90 entries will march in Elmhurst’s 99th Annual Memorial Day Parade through downtown Elmhurst on Monday, May 29, stepping off […]

  • Independent joins other publications in search of local veterans’ photos

    Independent joins other publications in search of local veterans’ photos

    The Illinois Press Association recently sent this newspaper information on The Wall of Faces, coordinated by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. We were surprised to read that there are photos missing for more than 500 Illinois servicemen and women who had either killed in action or went missing during the […]

 

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Park District upcoming programs

Park District upcoming programs

Poppy vase project at the Abbey perfect for beginners Enjoy a Summer Art Studio experience with Elmhurst Park District’s Poppy Vase class on Friday, June 9 from 9-11:30 a.m. Enjoy hand painting this poppy vase. The poppies are silk screened on before class so you will be filling them in […]

 
 

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 • 9:30-9:50 a.m. Chicka Chicka Baby Drop-in Join us under the Alphabet Tree in the Kids’ Library for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby’s week. For newborns to 11 months […]

 
 

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Library, History Museum co-present local author

Library, History Museum co-present local author

Author and former resident E. Sheila Johnson will offer a book-signing and reading program on Sunday, June 11, from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, featuring her recent book, “My Father, in Snow,” an Elmhurst memoir. The book is available for sale Amazon and other book retailers. […]

 
 

D205 Foundation funds Thiems Grants for 2017-18

D205 Foundation funds Thiems Grants for 2017-18

Friday, May 12 began as usual for students and staff of Elmhurst District 205 schools, until District 205 Foundation Board members began paying surprise visits to extraordinary teachers who were awarded the Thiems Educational Grants they had applied for last semester. Throughout the day, several teams of Foundation Directors visited […]

 
 

Hospital in running again as nation’s Most Beautiful

Hospital in running again as nation’s Most Beautiful

Seeks votes from community to remain on top another year For the sixth year in a row, Elmhurst Hospital has been nominated to participate in Soliant Health’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals Contest. The Most Beautiful Hospitals are determined by an online public vote, which runs through June 23. To […]

 
 

City Centre gets ready to rock with Block to Block Party

City Centre gets ready to rock with Block to Block Party

Summer is just around the corner, which means the Block to Block Party is back and ready to rock. Elmhurst City Centre invites the community to come out every Wednesday night from 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m., starting June 7 for free live music and family-friendly fun throughout the downtown. Each […]

 
 

Forest Preserve District seeks public input on clubhouse plans at Oak Meadows

Forest Preserve District seeks public input on clubhouse plans at Oak Meadows

Visitors invited to review, provide feedback at open house events The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is hosting two open house events on June 7 and June 12 to seek public input on its proposed clubhouse designs for the newly-renovated The Preserve at Oak Meadows in Addison. The first […]

 
 

Conroy appointed to Youth Mental Health Task Force

Conroy appointed to Youth Mental Health Task Force

State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been appointed to serve on the statewide Mental Health Opportunities for Youth Diversion Task Force. “As the Chair of the House Mental Health Committee, I am committed to ensuring that mental healthcare in Illinois is treated with the same level of urgency and […]

 
 

Village of Bensenville swears in Nicholas Panicola Jr. as Trustee

Village of Bensenville swears in Nicholas Panicola Jr. as Trustee

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the Village of Bensenville held a swearing in ceremony for new Trustee, Nicholas Panicola Jr. Nicholas joins Village President Frank DeSimone, Village Clerk Nancy Quinn, Trustees Rosa Carmona, Ann Franz, Agnieszka “Annie” Jaworska, Mclane Lomax and Armando Perez. The appointing of Nicholas Panicola Jr. relates […]