Archive for: November, 2015

Woman who staged abduction gets two years probation

Woman who staged abduction gets two years probation

Simone Boyd pleads guilty to theft in County Court By Dee Longfellow For the Independent In its October 1 edition, the Independent published the news that a woman working at a gas station appeared to have been abducted. The service station had surveillance videos, which showed the “suspect” jumping over […]

 
 

Anna May Berge, 84

Anna May Mildred Berge, nee Knapp, an Elmhurst resident for more 50 years, passed away at the age of 84 on Friday, November 20, 2015, at Inspirations Senior Living, St. Charles. Beloved wife of Irving; loving mother of Bonnie (Richard) Wallick, Dawn (Gary) Osborne and Daniel (Heather); devoted grandmother of […]

 
 

Police investigating residential burglary attempt

Police investigating residential burglary attempt

Elmhurst – According to a release issued by the Elmhurst Police Department, police are investigating a reported Residential Burglary Attempt, which occurred in the 200 block of N. Clinton on Tuesday, November 17 at 11:30 a.m. The offender, who is described as a male/white with a medium build, wearing a […]

 
 

Gunshots fired on North Ave. leads to one arrest

Gunshots fired on North Ave. leads to one arrest

Two injured people expected to recover By Dee Longfellow For The Independent According to a release issued by Detective Sgt. Bill Lyons of the Villa Park Police Department on Wednesday, Nov. 25, Villa Park officers were dispatched to the 900 block of west North Avenue for a report of gunshots […]

 
 

11/26/15 Print Versions

11/26/15 Print Versions
 
 

The Independent presents: I am thankful for…

Children share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving I am thankful for… … God and turkey and my family and frens and books and food and for my school and Ms. Comsolasio. That is my thankful stuff. Name: Maura F., 6 School: Visitation I am thankful for… … my […]

 
 

Whole Foods Market partners with EYFP to feed the hungry

Whole Foods Market partners with EYFP to feed the hungry

The Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry has partnered with Whole Foods Market in Elmhurst to raise funds for its new building project. Their annual fundraiser, Feed 4 More, collects donations at their registers form November 23 – December 7. The final donation amount is eligible for a fifty cents on the dollar […]

 
 

Community Calendar

  Pick of the Week – An event not to be missed! Thursday, Nov. 26 Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot The 32nd annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot to fight hunger will take place on Thanksgiving morning. This year’s event will feature members of the U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard and the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

  IC Catholic Prep football team loses in state semifinals York girls swimmers compete at state. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team’s tremendous run came to a close recently in the Class 3A state semifinals. The Knights dropped a 42-14 decision to Bishop McNamara in the […]

 
 

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. Attempted child luring Nov. 13 A victim […]