Archive for: January, 2017

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. Disorderly conduct Jan. 20 Disorderly conduct was reported […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 2-5 York Drama’s winter show, “Game of Tiaras” The York Drama’s winter show, “Game of Tiaras” will take place at York High School’s Merle Baker Auditorium Feb. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. All […]

 
 

Villa Park woman faces financial exploitation charges

Villa Park woman faces financial exploitation charges

  Allegedly stole $250k from elderly uncle By Paul DelGuidice For The Independent According to DuPage County States Attorney Robert Berlin, Sharon Cermak, 60, of Villa Park has been charged with one count of Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person (Class 1 Felony) for allegedly stealing nearly a quarter million […]

 
 

Hit and run driver leaves path of destruction, injury

Hit and run driver leaves path of destruction, injury

Glen Ellyn man charged with four counts related to incident By Paul DelGuidice For The Independent Shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 23, police from Villa Park responded to reports of a hit-and-run crash on south Ardmore Ave. near the intersection of Jackson St. Two cars were hit; the […]

 
 

Obituaries

Darryl F. May, 55 Darryl F. May, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Susan for 33 years; loving father of Christopher, Jonathan and Sarah; dear son of the late Alfred and Irene; brother of Alfred (Madeline), Rosemarie (Robert) Smith and Gerry (Valerie); uncle […]

 
 

Update: Fire at VIP Occasions blazes on through night

Update: Fire at VIP Occasions blazes on through night

VIP Occasions fire draws attention across Chicagoland Fire rages all day, most of night; other salons step up to help brides By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Elmhurst firefighters were still battling a blaze at VIP Occasions on north York Rd. late into the night on Thursday, Jan. […]

 
 

Fire rages at VIP Occasions on N. York Rd. in Elmhurst

Fire rages at VIP Occasions on N. York Rd. in Elmhurst

Formalwear business burns for more than three hours By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst firefighters were still battling a blaze at VIP Occasions on north York Rd. as of 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25. The fire began at about 1:30 p.m., according to one eye witness who […]

 
 

Print Versions 1/26/17

 
 

Obituaries

John “Jack” W. Beckel, 95 John “Jack” W. Beckel, a resident of Elmhurst since 1964, passed away at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the age of 95. Jack was born August 20, 1921, in San Francisco and grew up in Chicago. He […]

 
 

Chicago-based pediatric advocacy group memorializes boy’s life, cut short on Christmas Eve

Chicago-based pediatric advocacy group memorializes boy’s life, cut short on Christmas Eve

  CHICAGO– The national non-profit organization Pandas/Pans Advocacy & Support dedicates its 2017 Winter Grant Session in honor of Max Aaron Wallace of Benton, Arkansas. The 13-year-old took his own life on December 24, 2016, while suffering from an infection-triggered autoimmune disorder attacking the brain. Max’s condition, commonly known as […]