• Train station coffee shop to change hands
  • WBHS names ten students ‘Outstanding’
  • Faith Evangelical Methodist facelift supports diverse congregation
  • Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory
  • Friends of the Library celebrate 25 years
  • Train station coffee shop to change hands

    Train station coffee shop to change hands

    Morning Blend now Crack of Dawn By Paul DelGuidice For the Villa Park Independent The story is true, but the name has been changed to protect the caffeinated. Commuters using the Metra Station on Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park will still be able to get their morning coffee before boarding […]

  • WBHS names ten students ‘Outstanding’

    WBHS names ten students ‘Outstanding’

    Math teacher Zwart voted top teacher On Feb. 16, 10 Willowbrook students were recognized as Outstanding Students during a breakfast in their honor. During the event, Principal Dan Krause and Assistant Principal Doug Wildes welcomed the recipients and their families, as well as the staff members who nominated them. The […]

  • Faith Evangelical Methodist facelift supports diverse congregation

    Faith Evangelical Methodist facelift supports diverse congregation

    Major renovations at local church done mostly by volunteers By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Family, fellowship, friends and fun…   Those are the words most used by members of Faith Evangelical United Methodist Church, who offered a guided tour to the Elmhurst Independent to see the new renovations […]

  • Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

    Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

    Cancer Center fundraising effort takes place through St. Pat’s Parade For the 9th straight year the men of the “World Famous” Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra (aka “EAO”) will entertain those attending the Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The EAO, featured on WGN radio and a segment with ABC channel 7 TV’s […]

  • Friends of the Library celebrate 25 years

    Friends of the Library celebrate 25 years

    Raise funds to enhance building; sponsor youth poetry contest By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Friends of the Library Association was formed in 1941 by a group of 150 residents in celebration of Elmhurst Public Library’s 25th anniversary. Its purpose was to help the library in ways […]

 

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Joseph R. Munn, 74 Services Feb. 25 Joseph R. Munn passed away recently at the age of 74. He was a USMC Veteran, member Northern Illinois Veteran’s Club, founder and President of Joseph R. Munn and Associates and R&J Construction; member of the Shriners and Santa Claus Anonymous; beloved husband […]

 
 

Train station coffee shop to change hands

Train station coffee shop to change hands

Morning Blend now Crack of Dawn By Paul DelGuidice For the Villa Park Independent The story is true, but the name has been changed to protect the caffeinated. Commuters using the Metra Station on Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park will still be able to get their morning coffee before boarding […]

 
 

WBHS names ten students ‘Outstanding’

WBHS names ten students ‘Outstanding’

Math teacher Zwart voted top teacher On Feb. 16, 10 Willowbrook students were recognized as Outstanding Students during a breakfast in their honor. During the event, Principal Dan Krause and Assistant Principal Doug Wildes welcomed the recipients and their families, as well as the staff members who nominated them. The […]

 
 

Faith Evangelical Methodist facelift supports diverse congregation

Faith Evangelical Methodist facelift supports diverse congregation

Major renovations at local church done mostly by volunteers By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Family, fellowship, friends and fun…   Those are the words most used by members of Faith Evangelical United Methodist Church, who offered a guided tour to the Elmhurst Independent to see the new renovations […]

 
 

Wrestling State Championship held at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

Wrestling State Championship held at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

  Willowbrook’s Jack Jessen sizes up his championship opponent, Chicago Heights Marian’s Kordell Norfleet during their title tilt at 182 pounds. Jessen suffered a 13-3 loss to Norfleet in what was his only loss of the year. Jessen finished the year with a 50-1 mark. The wrestling individual state championships […]

 
 

Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

Cancer Center fundraising effort takes place through St. Pat’s Parade For the 9th straight year the men of the “World Famous” Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra (aka “EAO”) will entertain those attending the Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The EAO, featured on WGN radio and a segment with ABC channel 7 TV’s […]

 
 

Friends of the Library celebrate 25 years

Friends of the Library celebrate 25 years

Raise funds to enhance building; sponsor youth poetry contest By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Friends of the Library Association was formed in 1941 by a group of 150 residents in celebration of Elmhurst Public Library’s 25th anniversary. Its purpose was to help the library in ways […]

 
 

From the City’s backstage…

From the City’s backstage…

Tony Cuzzone: The interesting man with four business cards By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Editor’s note: In his annual State of the City address, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley always praises the staff, employees, managers and directors who work for the City of Elmhurst,, noting they do a good […]

 
 

Hops for Humanity made 9th donation to help disabled people.

Hops for Humanity made 9th donation to help disabled people.

Growing dreams through charity Members of the Elmhurst based Hops for Humaniy charitable organization present a check for $10,600 to ‘We Grow Dreams Greenhouse and Garden Center’ at the Red Arrow Tap Room on Monday, Feb. 6. ‘We Grow Dreams’ provides jobs for developmentally disabled people and is based in […]

 
 

What’s happening at Villa Park Village Hall…

Community Capsules By Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent The Villa Park Board of Trustees meeting held on Monday, Feb. 13 began with a presentation by the Community Pride Commission (CPC). Carol Davis of the CPC handed out Holiday Decorating Awards. Clara and Gregory Billing of N. Princeton Ave. […]