• Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history
  • Jingle Bell Jubilee!
  • A joyful tradition
  • Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5
  • ‘Y’ Christmas trees now on sale
  • WWII veteran’s daughter to receive long-lost medal
  • It’s Jingle Bell Jubilee time!
  • Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

    Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

    Milton Township Vice-Chairman Yadav “Nick” Nathwani was appointed and sworn in as the new State Senator for the 24th District to represent the interests of his west suburban constituents for the remainder of the 100th General Assembly. Nathwani made Illinois history as the first Indian-American member to serve in the […]

  • Jingle Bell Jubilee!

    Jingle Bell Jubilee!

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Downtown Lombard was transformed into another magical holiday wonderland Saturday evening during the 13th Annual Jingle Bell Jubilee. Activities included scenes from “The Nutcracker” performed in business windows by students from The Dance Centre, Lilacia Park’s Holiday Lights ceremony and Santa’s arrival, candlelight tours of the Victorian […]

  • A joyful tradition

    A joyful tradition

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Inclement weather didn’t seem to bother those who attended Saturday evening’s 20th Annual Joyful Traditions. The popular family friendly holiday event is held along the Illinois Prairie Path at the Rugaard Gazebo and is hosted by the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Villa […]

  • Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

    Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

    Annual event offers visit with Santa for special needs kids and their families On Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-8 p.m., the annual Special Kids Day holiday party will take place at Wilder Mansion, 211 Prospect St. in Elmhurst. Children of all ages with special needs along with their siblings and […]

  • ‘Y’ Christmas trees now on sale

    ‘Y’ Christmas trees now on sale

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Tri-Town YMCA’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale fundraiser is now open for business at the Lombard Dairy Queen parking lot, 205 S. Main St. Lot hours are Wednesday-Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scotch Pines and Douglas and Fraser Firs, […]

  • WWII veteran’s daughter to receive long-lost medal

    WWII veteran’s daughter to receive long-lost medal

    By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Chalk it up to “it’s a small world,” or “the Good Lord works in mysterious ways,” or whatever makes serendipitous encounters occur, but it’s always nice when good things happen right in your own backyard – it’s even more meaningful when it […]

  • It’s Jingle Bell Jubilee time!

    It’s Jingle Bell Jubilee time!

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Downtown Lombard will be transformed into a magical holiday wonderland again this holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 1, during the 13th annual Jingle Bell Jubilee. Activities include scenes from “The Nutcracker” performed by dancers in store windows, tree lighting and Santa’s arrival in Lilacia Park, candlelight tours […]

 

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Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

Milton Township Vice-Chairman Yadav “Nick” Nathwani was appointed and sworn in as the new State Senator for the 24th District to represent the interests of his west suburban constituents for the remainder of the 100th General Assembly. Nathwani made Illinois history as the first Indian-American member to serve in the […]

 
 

Bellwood Man Charged With Robbing Elmhurst Cigar Shop

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that bond has been set for a Bellwood man accused of stealing approximately $1,250 from an Elmhurst cigar shop. Michael Cooper, 29 (d.o.b. 5/2/1989) of 528 Englewood Avenue, appeared at a bond hearing this morning where Judge John Kinsella set bond […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed!   Friday, Dec. 7 The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation will host its 42nd Annual Reindeer Route Housewalk, with two sessions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance available at the EMH Foundation […]

 
 

Grace Kunesh, 93

Grace Kunesh, 93, formerly of Elmhurst, passed away October 31, 2018. She was born March 26, 1925. She was the loving mother of Pat Bielecki (Dennis), Linda, Bob (Beth), and John (Renee); grandmother of Trisha, Jim, Mike, Krista, Matt, Dan, and Casey; and great grandmother of Kayla, Hayley, and Addison. […]

 
 

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. Assault, battery Nov. 28 A reporting officer located […]

 
 

Five County-wide officials, 12 County Board members sworn in to office

DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin presided over the event. DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin delivered his third inaugural address. Cronin was first elected to the office of County Board Chairman in 2010. “As […]

 
 

Jingle Bell Jubilee!

Jingle Bell Jubilee!

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Downtown Lombard was transformed into another magical holiday wonderland Saturday evening during the 13th Annual Jingle Bell Jubilee. Activities included scenes from “The Nutcracker” performed in business windows by students from The Dance Centre, Lilacia Park’s Holiday Lights ceremony and Santa’s arrival, candlelight tours of the Victorian […]

 
 

A joyful tradition

A joyful tradition

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Inclement weather didn’t seem to bother those who attended Saturday evening’s 20th Annual Joyful Traditions. The popular family friendly holiday event is held along the Illinois Prairie Path at the Rugaard Gazebo and is hosted by the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Villa […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 6

HELEN CATANZARO Helen Catanzaro, née Kub, age 95, a resident of Carol Stream, died November 22, 2018, at Johnson Health Care Center in Carol Stream, with her family nearby. She was born February 28, 1923 in Beroun, Minnesota. She was born on a family farm in Beroun. After high school […]

 
 

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