Elmhurst News

“Dementia Live” coming to Artis Senior Living Wednesday

“Dementia Live” coming to Artis Senior Living Wednesday

On Wednesday, June 26, residents of Elmhurst and the surrounding area are invited to “Dementia Live – A Wow Experience for Family, Professionals, Caregivers & First Responders.” It will be at Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst at 123 Brush Hill Road. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and the program takes […]

 
 

House sends graduated tax question to voters

By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois A constitutional amendment that would allow the General Assembly to set higher tax rates on greater amounts of income passed its last legislative hurdle Monday and will head to the voters for final approval about 18 months from now. After more than three hours […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Raymond E. Fiebrandt 84

Raymond E. Fiebrandt, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Nancy E. Loving father of Chuck and Ed (Dawn). Cherished grandfather of Briana, Angelo, Rocco, Marie and Laura. Fond brother of Donald (the late Rose) Fiebrandt and Judy (the late Robert ) James. Uncle […]

 
 

Roberta A. “ Bobbie” Lemes, 83

Roberta A. “ Bobbie” Lemes, nee Roesch, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Anthony Lemes. Loving mother of Steven (Sue) Lemes, Kathy Stearn and Jane (John) Beckwith. Cherished grandmother of Melisa Stearn, Jamie (Matt) Vakicev, Ryan Beckwith, Jessica Lemes, Chase (Kate) Stearn, Janessa […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Wednesday, June 12 Active Senior Expo From 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Active Senior Expo will be held at Abbington Banquets, 3S002 IL Route 53 in Glen Ellyn (at Butterfield Rd.). Info on top-ics of interest to seniors as […]

 
 

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 regular meeting on May 28 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Board member Karen Stuefen was absent from the meeting. Option for all-day […]

 
 

Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest holds ‘Pre-Event’ at Pints

For lovers of craft beer, live music, and the camaraderie of a good beer fest, make plans to be at Pints Elmhurst on Saturday, June 15 for a special Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest ticket pre-sale event. The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation will host the 5th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, Sept. […]

 
 

Village of Villa Park planning for Summerfest

Village of Villa Park planning for Summerfest

On Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, the Village will host its annual Summerfest celebration in the Ardmore Business District at Ardmore & Park, along the Illinois Prairie Path by the Gazebo. The fest opens on Friday, June 14 from 6 to 11 p.m. for food, beer, bands, a […]

 
 

Illinois House sends marijuana legalization to Gov. Pritzker; Legal retail sales could begin Jan. 1, 2020

Illinois House sends marijuana legalization to Gov. Pritzker; Legal retail sales could begin Jan. 1, 2020

By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois The Illinois House on May 31 passed a bill legalizing adult recreational marijuana in the state. The 66-to-47 vote sends House Bill 1438 to Gov. J.B. Pritzker who campaigned in 2018 on a platform that included legalizing marijuana. The Senate approved the bill on […]