Archive for: December, 2015

12/30/15 Print Versions

12/30/15 Print Versions

 

 
 

Elmhurst native Sparks reaches the big leagues

Elmhurst native Sparks reaches the big leagues

Former York student realizes dream of being NHL goalie. By Mike Miazga Correspondent   Elmhurst native Garret Sparks’ ultimate dream was far from handed to him on a silver platter. Sparks, who attended York High School his first three years, traveled a long road in his pursuit of reaching the […]

 
 

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. Battery Dec. 23 Herminia Ortiz, 44, and Rosemarie […]

 
 

Obituaries

  Lynne Barbara Busch, 68 Lynne Barbara Busch (nee Mundle), age 68 of Marco Island, Florida, passed away December 23, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Lynne was married to Richard “Dick” Busch Jr. for 46 years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, […]

 
 

Payton O’Brien, 7, loses valiant fight with cancer

Payton O’Brien, 7, loses valiant fight with cancer

Second grader made famous by “heart” signs around town By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent You could almost hear the collective sigh of sadness across the entire community of Elmhurst as the news spread that Payton Harrison O’Brien, age 7, a member of second grade class at Hawthorne Elementary […]

 
 

Barricaded Subject charged with domestic battery

Barricaded Subject charged with domestic battery

On December 29, 2015 at 12:30 a.m. Elmhurst police received a call for a possible man with a gun at 165 E. North Ave. While details were limited, a third party complainant revealed that a person inside of the house was holding his cousin against his will. The victim told […]

 
 

12/24/15 Print Versions

12/24/15 Print Versions

   

 
 

Community Calendar

  Merry Christmas from the staff of The Elmhurst Independent! Thursday, Jan. 7 From 6-9 p.m., the City will host an open house and presentation of the Draft Elmhurst Downtown Plan at City Hall. View key recommendations from the Plan and talk to the consultants one-on-one to bring up questions […]

 
 

LGBT announcements pulled at York leads to criticism

LGBT announcements pulled at York leads to criticism

Superintendent reaching out to students after winter break By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent Students and teachers protested Superintendent David Moyer’s move to pull morning announcements by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) students at York High School earlier this school year. After the December 15th meeting of the […]

 
 

Obituaries

  Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller nee Witt completed her earthly journey peacefully on December 17, 2015. Only child to Walter and Elizabeth (nee Grubbe) Witt on August 12, 1922, Elaine often recalled a loving childhood playing baseball with her cousins and neighborhood boys. Raised in Riverside, […]