Archive for: August, 2016



Edward F. Huskisson, 90 Services Sat. at Christ Church Edward Frederick Huskisson, of Elmhurst and formerly of Oak Brook and Hinsdale, passed away recently at the age of 90.  Beloved husband of Janice Doty Huskisson and the late Ethel Huskisson; loving father of James E. (Liang Xi), Peter G. (Sherry), […]


Print Versions 8/25/16




CAROLYN ROBERTA SEECK Carolyn Roberta Seeck (nee Dodge), born Oct. 26, 1928 in St. Elmo, AL, passed away Aug. 16, 2016 at the age of 87 in Lenexa, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ralph T. Seeck and daughter Janice Wesley. She is survived […]


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Little Italy Fest-West to be held Aug. 18-21 in Addison Event to honor The Bronx

Little Italy Fest-West to be held Aug. 18-21 in Addison  Event to honor The Bronx

  Addison — A west-suburban summertime tradition returns to Centennial Park in Addison Thursday, August 18 through Sunday, August 21. Little Italy Fest-West 2016, a celebration of Italian food and entertainment, will have a somewhat different twist this year. There will be a special salute to…The Bronx, New York! “A […]


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/ […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Aug. 20 Elmhurst Architectural Walking Tour Beginning at 3 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum will host an Elmhurst Architecture Walking Tour with architect Robert Bunda, who will lead a tour around various parts of the community. The tour […]


The Final Chapter

Legendary York coach Newton talks about his decision to retire at the end of the 2016 cross-country season; praises co-coach Charlie Kern Sr. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Sebastian Coe is one of the most famous and successful runners in the history of the sport. Britain’s Coe won back-to-back gold medals […]


One night only…

One night only…

Chicago cast of Tony & Tina’s Wedding to perform in Elmhurst By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Independent was able to catch up with Butch Navarro of Navarro Catering & Events who is bringing the professional cast and crew of Tony & Tina’s Wedding to Elmhurst for […]


Married with three children, Newton has a rich athletic background of his own. He attended Parker High School on Chicago’s South Side where he won 12 varsity letters. In 1947, he was named a High School All-American. Northwestern University was his next stop where he was an outstanding sprinter for […]