• An end, and a beginning, for Willowbrook’s Class of 2019
  • Lilac royalty
  • A beautiful day for heroes at Easterseals’ annual run/walk
  • Queen Madison
  • School District threatening to sue City, Morley says
  • Local police officer records second AED life save within the last year; Department praises Elmhurst Toyota for donation
  • District 45 Fun Run
  • An end, and a beginning, for Willowbrook’s Class of 2019

    An end, and a beginning, for Willowbrook’s Class of 2019

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Willowbrook High School seniors Max Polanek (left) and Victoria Palma (right) will speak during Sunday’s graduation ceremony in the school’s main gymnasium. Polanek is the senior class president and holds one of the highest academic ranks in the school’s senior class. Palma holds the top academic rank […]

  • Lilac royalty

    Lilac royalty

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Lilac Queen Madison Crowe and her escort Ryan Bilyeu are pictured as they prepared to greet guests at Friday’s 60th annual Lilac Ball at The Carlisle in Lombard. The ball, hosted by the Lombard Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, supports the Lilac Parade and the Lilac […]

  • A beautiful day for heroes at Easterseals’ annual run/walk

    A beautiful day for heroes at Easterseals’ annual run/walk

    CHRIS FOX PHOTOS Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley held its 16th annual Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle run/walk on Saturday morning in Villa Park. All participants in the 5-kilometer run and 2-mile walk were encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero. Matthew Sisto (bib No. 1634), who attends Fenton […]

  • Queen Madison

    Queen Madison

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Madison Crowe was named the 2019 Lilac Queen Saturday during the annual coronation ceremony in Lilacia Park. Queen Madison is the daughter of Rick and Susie Denz. The queen and her court will be the guests of honor at the 60th annual Lilac Ball on Friday, May […]

  • School District threatening to sue City, Morley says

    School District threatening to sue City, Morley says

    Discusses letter from Board president, urges residents to contact District 205   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   In a speech that lasted about 10 minutes, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley firmly and succinctly issued a verbal reply to a letter recently sent to him from District 205 School […]

  • Local police officer records second AED life save within the last year; Department praises Elmhurst Toyota for donation

    Local police officer records second AED life save within the last year; Department praises Elmhurst Toyota for donation

    Elmhurst police officer Jason Litton has recorded his second AED life save within the last 12 months. The automated external defibrillator (AED) is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart following a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA occurs when the heart malfunctions […]

  • District 45 Fun Run

    District 45 Fun Run

    CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The District 45 PTA Council held its 11th annual Just for Fun 5K Run and Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run on Saturday morning. The races started and ended near the Rugaard Gazebo along the Illinois Prairie Path. Nearly 100 people signed up for the 5-kilometer race. Both races […]

 

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