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  • Garden Club honors Baldikowski as Woman of the Year

    Garden Club honors Baldikowski as Woman of the Year

    Jean Baldikowski, longtime resident of Elmhurst, was presented the 2018 Elmhurst Garden Club (ECG) Woman of the Year Award at the club’s Spring Luncheon held on April 5 at the Butterfield Country Club. Jean is a well-respected educator, Fulbright Exchange teacher and former teacher of high school English, creative writing, […]

  • Bensenville Police Reports

    Bensenville Police Reports

    The Bensenville Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   April 3, 2:05 a.m. in the 1100 […]

  • Elmhurst Police Reports

    Elmhurst Police Reports

    The Elmhurst 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.   Criminal damage, criminal defacement   April 1 […]

  • Addison and Villa Park Police Reports

    Addison and Villa Park 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 suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison March 31 Ramon Sanchez, 25, of Addison, was […]

 

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Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, April 22 EHM presents the Real Red Baron WWI Flying Aces At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum welcomes history professor Peter Fritzsche who will talk about Manfred von Richthofen and the WWI Aviators, the “Real” Red […]

 
 

 
 

Fire Dept. holds ‘Wet Down’ ceremony, a tradition since the 1800s. Dedication of Engine 1 takes place at north fire station

Fire Dept. holds ‘Wet Down’ ceremony, a tradition since the 1800s.   Dedication of Engine 1 takes place at north fire station

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   On Tuesday, April 10, the Independent was invited to the north fire station to witness a ritual that dates back to the late 1800s. The long-standing tradition is called a “Wet Down” and is celebrated at fire stations throughout the United States. […]

 
 

Garden Club honors Baldikowski as Woman of the Year

Garden Club honors Baldikowski as Woman of the Year

Jean Baldikowski, longtime resident of Elmhurst, was presented the 2018 Elmhurst Garden Club (ECG) Woman of the Year Award at the club’s Spring Luncheon held on April 5 at the Butterfield Country Club. Jean is a well-respected educator, Fulbright Exchange teacher and former teacher of high school English, creative writing, […]

 
 

York’s Judge and Baker combine to throw five-inning no-hitter. Steinorth and Pastuovic homer in Dukes’ 10-0 win over Proviso East

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The York baseball team improved to 6-1 with a recent 10-0 victory against Proviso East in West Suburban Conference crossover action. In the five-inning contest that was stopped due to the 10-run rule, York pitchers Henry Judge and Carl Baker combined to throw a no-hitter. […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep softball team off to 9-0 start. Strong hitting and pitching propel Knights out of the gates

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   IC Catholic Prep softball coach Frank Reaber said his team has been playing “pretty well.” In the case of the Knights, “pretty well” must be code for “outstanding.” IC Catholic Prep was off to a perfect 9-0 start to the season thanks in part to […]

 
 

Allen’s efforts help Timothy Christian baseball team defeat Walther Christian. Marrera lauded for recent strong play

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   Jimmy Allen’s absence from the Timothy Christian baseball team turned out to be much briefer than anticipated. Allen suffered a broken nose during a game on the team’s recent spring training trip to Florida that was thought to have sidelined him for several weeks. Allen, […]

 
 

Rita S. Kehoe, 85

Rita S. Kehoe nee Bauer, 85, of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Jerome F.; loving mother of Terrence (Arlene) and Kathleen; grandmother of Joseph and Daniel Tarnow; sister of Robert (Irene) Bauer, Jack (Jean) Bauer, Richard “Dick” Bauer and the late Joan Milani and Marge (Ed) Schofield; sister-in-law of […]

 
 

Vilma Eva Pagni, 89

Vilma Eva Pagni passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 peacefully at home at the golden age of 89. “V,” as she was known, grew up in Cicero, two doors down from her eventual husband of 66 years, the late James M. Pagni. The couple’s parents both came to America from […]