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Summerfest in VP opens June 15-16

Summerfest in VP opens June 15-16

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Village of Villa Park is gearing up for this year’s Summerfest, which will take place Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 in the Ardmore Business District at Ardmore and Park Blvd. next to the Illinois Prairie Path. Friday will be “date […]

 
 

York Musical named Best Production for 2018 by IHSMTA. Performers Kanzler, Lee honored for their roles in Tuck Everlasting.

York Musical named Best Production for 2018 by IHSMTA. Performers Kanzler, Lee honored for their roles in Tuck Everlasting.

For the second year in a row, York High School earned the top honor at the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) at the Broadway Playhouse on June 4. Tuck Everlasting was honored as Best Production in the state of Illinois. Along with Best Production, Carina Kanzler (who played […]

 
 

Couple doubles up to treat heart trouble at Elmhurst Hospital; Both patients treated same day for same condition

Couple doubles up to treat heart trouble at Elmhurst Hospital; Both patients treated same day for same condition

Robert and Carol Zeller seem to have taken to heart the ‘80s U2 song, “Two Hearts Beat as One.” In 2017, the Zellers, who have been a couple for 48 years, developed similar symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF), a condition resulting from a weakened heart muscle. Both were experiencing […]

 
 

Police plan roadside safety checkpoint June 16

Police plan roadside safety checkpoint June 16

The Elmhurst Police Department has announced that on Saturday, June 16, a roadside safety checkpoint will take place on a major roadway in Elmhurst beginning at 11 p.m. on Saturday night and continuing until 3 a.m. on Sunday morning. Elmhurst continues to take part in a year-long grant from the […]

 
 

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Police discontinue search after about four hours By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Early in the evening of Wednesday, June 13, the Independent learned that the Elmhurst Police Department was in the midst of a search for man who is a suspect in a retail theft. The suspect […]

 
 

York softball team wins sectional title; Derkowski strikes out 14; Dukes took the field this week for chance to play in state semifinals

York softball team wins sectional title; Derkowski strikes out 14; Dukes took the field this week for chance to play in state semifinals

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York softball team found itself one victory away from a trip downstate after winning the recent Class 4A Niles West sectional title. The Dukes were 6-1 winners over West Suburban Conference Silver Division foe Oak Park-River Forest in the championship game of the Niles West […]

 
 

Plans begin for annual Summerfest coming June 15-16. Applications for booths now available

Plans begin for annual Summerfest coming June 15-16.   Applications for booths now available

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   The Village of Villa Park is gearing up for this year’s Summerfest, which will take place Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 in the Ardmore Business District at Ardmore and Park Blvd. next to the Illinois Prairie Path. Friday will be […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, June 10 Official unveiling of the McCormick House at EAM The Elmhurst Art Museum will host the highly anticipated unveiling of the restoration of the original facade of Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House (1952). Tours and […]

 
 

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, criminal defacement, criminal trespass to property, […]

 
 

York baseball reflects on another strong season. Dukes win 21 games; Ross named conference player of the year

By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the York baseball team lost a rough one in the regional final against Glenbard East, coach Dave Kalal saw many, many positives that outweighed the final game result. “That was a heartbreaker,” said Kalal. “We got down and then took the lead and battled back. […]