Elmhurst News

County moves to close alleged adult business in Wheaton

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin announced today that DuPage County has filed a lawsuit against Hot Shots Photography Studio, located at 0N758 Gary Avenue in Wheaton, alleging that the business has been operating as an adult business and not as a photography […]


Bond set for man accused of killing DGN student with car

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Downers Grove Chief of Police Shanon Gillette announced on Tuesday, Feb. 26, that bond has been set for a Naperville man accused of striking 17-year-old Elizabeth Dunlap with his car causing her death. Joseph Kucharski, 51, with a last known address in Naperville, […]


District 205 approves donations from PTAs, Foundations

Harrell calls for community discussion to assure equity among schools   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   Members of the District 205 School Board voted 5-0 at their recent meeting to approve several donations to district schools. Board member Margaret Harrell voted present and explained that as a […]


Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, March 9 St. Patricks Day Parade The 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12 noon from Wilson St. & Spring Rd. heading north, ending at the railroad tracks just beyond Silverado Grill. […]


School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205…   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Feb. 26 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Six of the board’s seven members attended the meeting. Chris Blum […]




Robert G. Sutherland, 92 Robert G. Sutherland, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 92.  Beloved husband for 44 years of the late Elaine D., nee Hall; loving father of Scott (the late Colleen), Elaine A. Balgemann and the late Robert T. (Jackie surviving) Jones; proud grandfather of […]


Elmhurst St. Pat’s Parade Lineup

Elmhurst St. Pat’s Parade Lineup

The following businesses and organizations will be in the Parade on Saturday in Elmhurst on Spring Road. The evnt starts at noon. Come early for the entertainment Elmhurst American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 Boy Scout Troop 74 Color Guard IC Catholic Prep – Grand Marshal Elmhurst Police Chief Mike Ruth […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Mar. 2 Symphony performs ‘Classical Delights’ At 7 p.m., the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Classical Delights’ at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. The church has accessible parking and facilities; parking is free. […]


York girls gymnastics team posts numerous successes

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls gymnastics team took second at the regional level this year and was third in the West Suburban Conference Silver Division. Lailah Waddell earned all-WSC Silver honors on vault, while Angelina Deblasio was all-conference on vault. Coach Anthony Colant also had high praise for […]