• Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal
  • 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
  • Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

    Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

    This year, the Grand Marshal of the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley. After being elected Alderman of the 6th Ward in 2007, he was re-elected for a second in 2011. As an alderman, he served on the Finance, Council Affairs & Administrative […]

  • 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 […]

 

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Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

This year, the Grand Marshal of the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley. After being elected Alderman of the 6th Ward in 2007, he was re-elected for a second in 2011. As an alderman, he served on the Finance, Council Affairs & Administrative […]

 
 

Obituaries

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 75 years

Friends of the Library celebrate 75 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 […]