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Sunday, Sept. 23 From 2-4 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents “Rollerspeak and a Pop-Up Exhibit with James Turner, a founder of the National Roller Skating Museum in Lincoln, Nebr., and co-author of The History of Roller Skating (1997). At the History Museum’s Education Center at 120 E. Park, Turner […]

 
 

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   Sept. 6-Sept. […]

 
 

York football team loses to Glenbard West

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York football team lost to perennial state power Glenbard West by a 45-24 count. York dropped to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in West Sub-urban Conference Silver Di-vision play in a game played at Clarence D. East Field in Elmhurst. Glenbard West led 14-0 after the […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep gets by Bishop McNamara to remain undefeated

By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT The IC Catholic Prep football team remained undefeated after a close 21-20 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division win against Bishop McNamara in Elmhurst. The win put the Knights at 4-0 overall and 2-0 in MSC Blue action. Quarterback Khalil Saunders completed 15 of 19 passes for […]

 
 

Elmhurst Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on September 10 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven board members attended the meeting, with Commissioner Doug Ennis […]

 
 

York Alumni Assn. finalizes Centennial plans. Change of venue for golf outing; Sat. night banquet cancelled

York Alumni Assn. finalizes Centennial plans. Change of venue for golf outing; Sat. night banquet cancelled

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   The Independent was able to sit down for one of the final committee meetings of the York Alumni Association as they finished off the plans for the upcoming Centennial Celebration of the high school’s 100th anniversary. In a recent issue of the […]

 
 

Bond set for Elmhurst man charged with videotaping 17-year-old girl

Bond set for Elmhurst man charged with videotaping 17-year-old girl

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced on Friday, Sept. 14, that an Elmhurst man has been charged with Unauthorized Video Recording, a Class 3 Felony, for allegedly videotaping a 17-year-old girl at an Elmhurst residence. Alberto Garcia, 34, of 989 No. York Road, appeared in Bond Court this […]

 
 

Willowbrook Parent Organization to host 3rd annual Craft Fair

Looking to get a head start on your holiday shopping – or just want to find a unique gift? The Willowbrook Parent Organization (WPO) will host its 3rd annual Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fieldhouse at the high school, 1250 S. […]

 
 

League to host Candidate’s Forum this Sunday at City Hall

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Sept, 16 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St., Elmhurst. Candidates for the November 6, 2018 General Election have been invited. After answering some League questions, the candidates […]

 
 

Catching up with Police Chief Michael Ruth; His message: lock your car, don’t fall for scams, feel free to ask questions

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   About once a year, the Independent catches up with Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth to find out what’s new at the Elmhurst Police Department and current trends in crime and other police concerns. Perhaps the best news is that statistics show crime […]