• York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception
  • School Board Capsules
  • Elmhurst Community Calendar
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Chaidez recalls third-place state finish
  • IC Catholic Prep football team headed to state semifinals
  • York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

    York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

    By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Thursday, Nov. 2, a reception was held in the Commons of York High School for this year’s class of Dukes of Distinction. Selected by a committee of judges, the six persons chosen  have distinguished themselves through significant and extraordinary accomplishments, service and […]

  • School Board Capsules

    School Board Capsules

    Here’s what’s going on at District 205 schools… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Nov. 14 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven commissioners attended the meeting, which lasted about 4 hours, 30 […]

  • Elmhurst Community Calendar

    Elmhurst Community Calendar

    Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed Friday, Nov. 17 – Veterans storytelling event Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be a storytelling event for veterans held at the Elmhurst American Legion Post #187, 310 W. Butterfield. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested. […]

  • IC Catholic Prep’s Chaidez recalls third-place state finish

    IC Catholic Prep’s Chaidez recalls third-place state finish

    Knights freshman girls cross-country runner makes school history. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep freshman girls cross-country standout Frankie Chaidez might need some help in the prognostication department—but in a good way. Chaidez said she was striving for a top 25 finish at the recent Class 1A girls state […]

  • IC Catholic Prep football team headed to state semifinals

    IC Catholic Prep football team headed to state semifinals

    Knights to face off against Byron for trip to finals By Mike Miazga Correspondent It’s back to the state semifinals for the IC Catholic Prep football team. The Knights continued defense of their Class 3A state title with a 46-21 victory over Wilmington in Class 3A state quarterfinal action at […]

 

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York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Thursday, Nov. 2, a reception was held in the Commons of York High School for this year’s class of Dukes of Distinction. Selected by a committee of judges, the six persons chosen  have distinguished themselves through significant and extraordinary accomplishments, service and […]

 
 

Karl H. Rieger, 92

Karl H. Rieger, 92

Karl H. Rieger, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 92. Beloved husband of Lorraine Rieger, nee Sampson; loving father of Mark (Chris) Rieger, Scott (Shirley) Rieger, Kent (Diane) Rieger, Laurel (Tim) Lohan, Lauren Rieger, and the late Glen Rieger; devoted grandfather of 15; great-grandfather of 34; fond […]

 
 

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 Nov. 15 Krzysztof G. Gawron, 24, of Addison, […]

 
 

Apartment fire in Bensenville claims one life

Apartment fire in Bensenville claims one life

Many residents displaced as officials declare building uninhabitable By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Early Monday morning, the Independent learned that a fire had broken out at an apartment building located at 361 Marshall Road in Bensenville at about 6:15 a.m. Sunday morning. Officials said the fire swept through the […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205 schools… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Nov. 14 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven commissioners attended the meeting, which lasted about 4 hours, 30 […]

 
 

Garden Club presents Park District with $3000 from Walk & Faire

Garden Club presents Park District with $3000 from Walk & Faire

At the Monday, Nov. 13 meeting of the Elmhurst Park Board, members of the Elmhurst Garden Club presented a check to the District for $3,000 raised during the recent Garden Walk and Faire. Pictured are (from left) Kevin Graf, Carolyn Ubriaco, Tim Sheehan, Vince Spaeth, Elmhurst Garden Club President Donna […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep football headed back to state title game

IC Catholic Prep football headed back to state title game

Knights to face No. 16 seed Pleasant Plains for 3A crown Friday in DeKalb. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team once again will have plans Thanksgiving weekend. The Knights will defend their 2016 Class 3A state title Friday in DeKalb at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium […]

 
 

SPIRITO! Singers to perform

SPIRITO! Singers to perform

Spirito! Singers has announced that their Winter Concert, “Making Spirits Bright,” will be performed Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. Each of the three Spirito! ensembles will perform individually as well as all […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed Friday, Nov. 17 – Veterans storytelling event Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be a storytelling event for veterans held at the Elmhurst American Legion Post #187, 310 W. Butterfield. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested. […]

 
 

More residents speak out against nursing home plan to ZPC

More residents speak out against nursing home plan to ZPC

CAC attorney claims there could be a lawsuit against City By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent At a meeting of the Zoning and Planning Commission (ZPC) this month, Fremont residents still objected to a revised plan to add space proposed by Elmhurst Extended Care (EEC), a nursing home facility. […]