Elmhurst News

A mother’s heartbreak and honor

A mother’s heartbreak and honor

Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere among ‘Chicagoans of the Year’ By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent The “Life Giver.” That’s what Chicago Magazine calls Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere, as the publication honors her as one of 2018’s Chicagoans of the Year. This “Life Giver” award comes a little more than three years […]


Former long-time resident turns 104

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Mrs. Olga Jordan, a resident at Bridgeway of Bensenville,turned 104 years old on Tuesday, Nov. 27. She was born in White Plains, New York, in 1914. She moved to Elmhurst with her husband Robert Jordan in 1957.Mr. Jordan passed away in 1962. According […]


York wrestling

In a recent four-match event, the York wrestling team scored three wins against Lincoln-Way Central (40-28), Crete-Monee (66-18), Plainfield North (36-32) and lost 37-32 to Harlem. Antonio Gutierrez and Josh Mathiasen each went 4-0.


York girls bowling

The York girls bowling team defeated Hinsdale South2,842-2,746 in West Suburban Conference action. York moved to 2-0 in conference with the win. The Dukes also won the JV match by a 2,502-2,224 count.


IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team wins two games

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team was victorious against both St. Francis and Walther Christian recently. The Knights were 64-59 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division winners against St. Francis, while also defeating Walther Christian by the same score in a non-conference game. Walther moved to […]


York girls basketball team runs record to 9-1

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Another week and two more wins for the white-hot York girls basketball team. The Dukes posted a pair of West Suburban Conference Silver Division wins against Oak Park-River Forest and Lyons Township. The wins put York at 9-1 overall on the season and moved the Dukes […]


Robert C. Kazanecki, 88

Robert C. Kazanecki, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. Devoted husband of Irene for 61 years; loving father of Nadine (William) Watts and Claudine (Patrick) Modlin; cherished grandfather of Carys,Scarlett and Penelope; brother of the late William Kazanecki and Norbert Kazanecki; uncle of many nieces and […]


Lois H. Albers, 92

Lois H. Albers, nee Schneeweis, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late John H. Albers; loving mother of Steven Albers and Linda (Dr. Arthur) Fischer II; proud grandmother of Laura (Nicholas)Hopkins and Sarah Fischer; honored great grandmother of Lily Kate Hopkins; dear […]


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. Assault, battery Dec. 1  Police said that subsequent […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week  The event NOT tobe missed! Saturday, Dec. 15 York Theater, History Museum offer screening of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ At 9:30 a.m., York Theater in conjunction with the Elmhurst History Museum, will hold a free screening of the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Doors open at […]