Archive for: November, 2017

Three charged after Monday’s manhunt

Three charged after Monday’s manhunt

Burglars strike police squad car while fleeing By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent [Ed. Note: This is an update to a story that appears in the 11-30-17 issue of the Elmhurst Independent.] On Wednesday, Nov. 29, the Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth announced that charges had been filed in […]

 
 

Police investigate armed robbery associated with Facebook sale

Police investigate armed robbery associated with Facebook sale

Elmhurst Police are investigating a reported Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday, Nov. 27 at 8:14 p.m. at 100 block of E. North Avenue. A 19-year-old victim told police that he responded to a Facebook post offering an I-Phone 7 for sale.  The victim met with two people described as […]

 
 

Juanita Anderson, 95

Juanita Anderson, 95

Juanita Anderson, 95 nee Mitton, beloved wife of 63 years of Robert A. Anderson of Elmhurst, Illinois. Mother of Candida St. John of Batavia, Illinois. Mrs. Anderson passed away at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital on November 23, 2017. Prior volunteer services were: President of Elmhurst Republican Women’s Club, Teacher’s assistant at […]

 
 

Joseph P. Salerno, 97

Joseph P. Salerno, of Elmhurst and formerly of Green Valley, Ariz., Franklin Park, and Chicago, passed away Nov. 27, 2017, at the age of 97.  Joseph was a Captain in the United States Army, a Third Degree Knight of Columbus, a minister of Communion at Visitation Church, a school volunteer […]

 
 

Elvira F. Lindhorst, 93

Elvira F. Lindhorst, nee Meola, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John Lindhorst.Loving mother of Dorothy (Aldo) La Pietra, Sylvia (Gary) Porter, John A. Lindhorst and the late Robert (Maureen survives) Lindhorst.  Dear grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of […]

 
 

Burglary suspects crash into police squad attempting to flee

Burglary suspects crash into police squad attempting to flee

  Three of four found later; one had loaded handgun   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Early Monday morning, Nov. 27, the Independent learned that Elmhurst police were seeking suspects in a garage burglary that took place about 5 a.m. on the 600 block of Fay. Acting […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team third at Manteno-Coal City

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team third at Manteno-Coal City

Cheng scores 26 points in game against Manteno. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team kicked off the season by going 3-1 and taking third-place at the Manteno/Coal City tournament. The Knights opened play with a 59-43 win over Peotone. IC Catholic Prep led 14-10 after […]

 
 

Special Kids Day holiday party

Special Kids Day holiday party

Kids with special needs along with their families are invited to a special holiday celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from   3:30-8 p.m. at Wilder Mansion, 211 S. Prospect Ave. Celebrate the holidays with Special Kids Day at a free annual party for children (of all ages!) with disabilities and their […]

 
 

Police investigate several burglaries in south Elmhurst

Police investigate several burglaries in south Elmhurst

According to a release issued by Police Chief Michael R. Ruth, Elmhurst Police have been investigating a group of burglaries that reportedly took place on Saturday, Nov. 25 between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. The offender(s) entered unsecured doors into residential homes and removed wallets and purses, […]

 
 

Chicago man charged inresidential burglary at Elmhurst College

Chicago man charged inresidential burglary at Elmhurst College

Elmhurst police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old Chicago man with Residential Burglary after he entered an occupied college dorm room and took a credit card from a student’s purse inside of the residential dorm room. Police have charged Joseph A. Phillips, of 756 S. Kostner, Chicago, with one count […]