• Library traffic study reviewed
  • Catchy Caption contest!
  • Visitation Principal retires
  • It’s time for Germanfest!
  • Elmhurst Toyota, BMW Jaguar hosts annual USO Barbecue for the Troops
  • Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser
  • Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear;  Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10
  • Library traffic study reviewed

    Library traffic study reviewed

    A traffic study related to parking spaces, along with a vote on the addition of a basement for a new library building, were addressed during the July 10 Helen M. Plum Memorial Library Board of Trustees meeting. Of the dedicated parking spaces the library now has, 10 are located in […]

  • Catchy Caption contest!

    Catchy Caption contest!

    The Elmhurst Independent is offering its readers a chance to get in on the action and write your own Catchy Caption to a photo from the Independent archives. Winners will be announced in a future issue of the Independent and will win a prize.

  • Visitation Principal retires

    Visitation Principal retires

    Visitation bids farewell to its Principal Dr. Chris Dransoff. After leading Visitation for the past five years, Dr. D has decided to retire. He is pictured here on his last day as school principal.

  • It’s time for Germanfest!

    It’s time for Germanfest!

    Members of Lombard’s Sacred Heart Church Germanfest Committee are pictured inviting everyone to its 51st annual Germanfest which will run next week from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22, in the parking lot of the church (corner of Parkside and Elizabeth). The popular event offers something for all ages […]

  • Elmhurst Toyota, BMW Jaguar hosts annual USO Barbecue for the Troops

    Elmhurst Toyota, BMW Jaguar hosts annual USO Barbecue for the Troops

    Community fundraising event takes place Saturday, July 14   Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. On Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elmhurst Toyota, Elmhurst BMW and Jaguar Elmhurst, at 440 W. […]

  • Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

    Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

    On Sunday, June 24, the Elmhurst Airborne basketball took part in a fundraiser to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand. It took place in the Campbell Gymnasium at York High School. The event featured Clay Custer and some of his Loyola University Basketball teammates providing an afternoon of instructional guidance in the […]

  • Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear;  Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

    Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear; Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

    It’s a long way from Elmhurst to Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia in south-central Africa. But last year, the love of soccer and connections through Facebook made the distance a lot shorter. Last spring, the Stukel family of Elmhurst was hosting a visiting coach for their son’s soccer team, […]

 

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Coming Events

Comedy films at Villa Park Library The Villa Park Public Library will screen comedy films on Thursdays, Aug. 2 and Aug. 30, at 6:30 p.m. as part of their “Last Laughs of Summer” series. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows each movie screening. Registration is not required. For […]

 
 

Library traffic study reviewed

Library traffic study reviewed

A traffic study related to parking spaces, along with a vote on the addition of a basement for a new library building, were addressed during the July 10 Helen M. Plum Memorial Library Board of Trustees meeting. Of the dedicated parking spaces the library now has, 10 are located in […]

 
 

Speak Out

Lombard calling: What is it with you leftists calling everybody a fascist? Take a good look in the mirror sometime, and you might see a fascist staring right back at you. * * * Hello, I’m calling regarding the water bills for Lombard. It seems like when we got a […]

 
 

Lombard Police Blotter-July19

The Lombard 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 July 8 Schadia Joyce, 24, of […]

 
 

Lombard News-July 19

Traffic study says library would have adequate parking By Jane Charmelo LOMBARDIAN-VILLA PARK REVIEW STAFF REPORTER A recent traffic study shows that the Helen M. Plum Memorial Library will have enough parking for a new, roughly 50,000-square-foot facility, according to architect Joe Huberty of Engberg Anderson. Huberty presented the condensed […]

 
 

Lombardian Obituaries-July 19

PATRICIA L. FLEISCHMAN, 83 Patricia L. Fleischman, nee Shea, age 83, of Carol Stream, formerly of Lombard, died July 11 at Central DuPage Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 17, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment private. Patricia is survived by her dear husband, Ralph […]

 
 

Lombardian classifieds—July 19

Lombardian classifieds—July 19
 
 

Catchy Caption contest!

Catchy Caption contest!

The Elmhurst Independent is offering its readers a chance to get in on the action and write your own Catchy Caption to a photo from the Independent archives. Winners will be announced in a future issue of the Independent and will win a prize.

 
 

7/19/18 Print Versions

 
 

Obituary

Obituary

Charles “Chuck” Weigel, Jr, 93 Charles “Chuck” Weigel, Jr, 93, former Mayor of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and long-time friend, July 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Mary Ruth “Pris” Weigel of 67 years, who preceded him in death on December 26, 2014. Loving father of Mary Jo […]