• Walk to the Moon and Back fundraiser planned  Event kicks off Annie’s Allergy Awareness Walk
  • DiCianni, lone Republican nominee for 8th Congressional Seat  Files 4,000 petition signatures, more than any candidate
  • Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients
  • Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena  $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening
  • Resident named Chief of Staff to Illinois First Lady
 

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Walk to the Moon and Back fundraiser planned Event kicks off Annie’s Allergy Awareness Walk

Walk to the Moon and Back fundraiser planned  Event kicks off Annie’s Allergy Awareness Walk

  ELMHURST – Of course you can’t walk to the moon and back, but if Shelley LeGere has anything to do with it, the sky’s the limit when it comes to awareness raised about the seriousness of severe allergic reactions. A kickoff to benefit the To The Moon and Back/Annie […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Feb. 13 – Elmhurst Fire Department Blood Drive From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Elmhurst Fire Department will hold a LifeSource blood drive at the south fire station at 601 So. York Road. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

York’s Helton, ICCP’s Bianchini, Guinan win wrestling regional titles Dukes’ boys basketball team splits pair of recent games. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York senior wrestler Tommy Helton won the 285-pound championship at the recent Class 3A Glenbard West regional. Helton won the title with a 1-0 victory over Glenbard West’s […]

 
 

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. Clarification The Elmhurst Police Department has announced that […]

 
 

Obituaries

Harriet TenKate, 82 Harriet TenKane, nee Nibbelink, formerly of Elmhurst, found peace on January 31, 2016, at the age of 82. Loving mother of Laurens (Janice) TenKate and Maria (Russell) Gracik. Cherished grandmother of Adam, Matthew, Jennifer, Melissa and Heidi. Great-grandmother of Harper. Fond sister of Mathilda, Joan (Lee), Marie […]

 
 

DiCianni, lone Republican nominee for 8th Congressional Seat Files 4,000 petition signatures, more than any candidate

DiCianni, lone Republican nominee for 8th Congressional Seat  Files 4,000 petition signatures, more than any candidate

ELMHURST – DuPage County Board member Pete DiCianni will be the lone Republican candidate on 2016’s primary ballot for the U.S. Congress 8th District seat. The Illinois Board of Elections has officially ruled three GOP challengers as ineligible to appear on the GOP ballot due to lack of qualifying signatures. […]

 
 

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Food pantry open for business Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, January 26, The Independent was invited to the newly-built Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry (EYFP) at 1083 So. York to greet one of the delivery trucks, which arrived about 9 a.m. that morning. Several volunteers were on-hand to unload the truck, followed […]

 
 

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 to property/motor vehicle/criminal trespass to property/motor […]