Archive for: May, 2017

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community Army Trail 3rd graders took a walking field trip to the Addison Historical Museum, Village Hall and the Addison Public Library this week. During the 2016-17 school year, more than 600 District 4 students were able to take advantage of the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Explosion 10U championship game

Elmhurst Explosion 10U championship game

The Elmhurst Explosion 10U baseball team took second place at the Memorial Day Classic baseball tournament in Glen Ellyn held May 27 and 28. The team won three games to advance to the championship game. Pictured: kneeling (l-r): Brady Lavin, Hans Bjorlin, Luke Pieczynski, Josh Tobin, Brendan Carroll standing (l-r): […]

 
 

Under My Father’s Fedora

Under My Father’s Fedora

By Dee Longfellow Editor “Ever feel like you’ve been someplace before, “Some other time, some other war…” Following is a special Memorial Day column, on the occasion that we remember those who served, especially those who have fallen… “Something about this place is familiar, but I’m not sure why.” Those […]

 
 

Announcing the winner of the Elmhurst Independent’s My Teacher Is The Best essay contest…

Announcing the winner of the Elmhurst Independent’s  My Teacher Is The Best essay contest…

This year’s winner is Sophia Amendola a 4th grader from Jackson School who wrote the wining essay about her teacher, Lisa Michalski. Here is the winning essay: My Teacher is the Best… My teacher is the best because Mrs Michalski isn’t just a teacher she is a role model.  She […]

 
 

My Teacher Is The Best!

My Teacher Is The Best!

Teacher: Mrs. Klink My Teacher is the Best … My teacher is the best because last week she had a bad toothache but she still came to teach us. This proves she is very dedicated to us. Also she has an interest in our lives. She also explains everything really […]

 
 

Police Reports

Police Reports

Area Police Departments 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. Addison May 25 • Carlos Hernandez, 18, of Glendale […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

Bensenville Police Reports

The Bensenville Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. May 23, 5:47 p.m. in the 100 block […]

 
 

York baseball team reaches regional final

York baseball team reaches regional final

Dukes’ softball team plays Lane Tech for regional crown. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York baseball team dropped a recent 3-2 decision to Maine West in the Class 4A Niles North regional title game. York finished the season with a 23-11 record. York led 1-0 after four innings, but Maine […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell second in the state in long jump

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell second in the state in long jump

York’s Kern Jr. third at state in the 800 run. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior Jordan Rowell wrapped up his high-school sports career by taking second in the long jump at the recent Class 1A state finals meet in Charleston. Rowell, a Northern Illinois University football recruit, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports report

Elmhurst Sports report

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team finishes fourth in state Timothy’s Daniels and Hoogendorn win four matches at state tennis. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer capped off a record-breaking season by finishing fourth in the state in Class 1A. The Knights lost 9-0 to Quincy […]