Elmhurst News

Woman carjacked at Oak Brook Center; Florida man held for $500,000 bond

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger announced last week that bond has been set for a Florida man accused of robbing a woman of her car from the Oak Brook Shopping Center. Anthony Riola, 39, of Florida, appeared at a bond hearing, […]


Susan M. Howard

Susan M. Howard, nee Domijancic, of Elmhurst, and a six-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, passed away recently. Beloved wife of Craig Howard; dear daughter of Frank and Dolores Domijancic; sister of James (Nancy) Domijancic, Sharon (Jim) Dwyer and Diane (Richard) Ray; aunt of Megan (Mike Arthur fiancé) Dwyer, Frank Dwyer, […]


Michael Perrino, 80

Michael Perrino, of Elmhurst, passed away surrounded by family on January 2, 2019, at the age of 80. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, his service went beyond that to his country. He was a loving husband to Sharon Jean for 57 years, loving father of Michael N. (Cindy) […]


Rose “Rosie” Nelson, 93

Rose “Rosie” Susann Nelson, nee Skorepa, of Elmhurst, formerly of Chicago and Berwyn, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Vernon H. Nelson, longtime owner of Nelson Appliance Service in Elmhurst; loving mother of Phyllis (Thomas) Taras and Judith Nelson; proud grandmother of Rebecca […]


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. Assault, battery Dec. 23 Sean T. Iacobellis, 20, […]


Elmhurst Community Calendar

  Friday, Jan 18 Last day to recycle your holiday lights. For drop-off locations and hours, visit elmhurst.org.   Saturday, Jan. 19 At 10:30 a.m., persons age 8 through adult are invited to the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art for a 75-minute program on Rock & Mineral ID. With Geologist […]


ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

Members and guests will gather together to celebrate the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 100th Annual Awards Gala in the main floor ballroom at The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, on Friday, January 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.  “This is a real showcase event […]


New Year brings new van and new hopes for Elmhurst man with cerebral palsy; Community raises nearly $50K to buy wheelchair accessible van

New Year brings new van and new hopes for Elmhurst man with cerebral palsy;  Community raises nearly $50K to buy wheelchair accessible van

  By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent Sam Williams was “stuck. “ Barbara Rosenberg sprung into action. And, the Elmhurst community followed. Williams, 35, who has cerebral palsy, has accomplished more than many able-bodied adults. He earned his Master of Public Health degree, is a peer-mentor leader for Easter […]


IC Catholic Prep boys basketball

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team competed in its own IC Catholic Prep-Westmont tournament. The Knights opened play with a 66-63 loss to Elmwood Park. IC Catholic Prep then lost 49-48 to Chicago Perspectives IIT/Joslin in the second game and then won a 53-46 decision […]


York girls basketball team wins Montini consolation championship

By Mike Miazga Correspondent After a slow start, the York girls basketball team won its final three games to finish 3-1 and win the consolation championship at the 10th annual Montini Christmas Tournament in Lombard. York started the tournament with a 47-38 loss to Geneva. The Dukes then defeated Huntley […]