Elmhurst News

Addison men charged following DEA investigation; Kilo of heroin found at car dealership

By Dee Longfellow For The elmhurst Independent Late last week, the Independent learned that two Addison men had been charged with possession of about one kilogram of heroin as a result of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation. Luis Ortiz, 24 and Christian Cardenas, 23, were arrested on Tuesday, […]

 
 

Wheaton couple accused of using charitable funds for personal use

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police William Murphy announced today that bond has been set for a Lombard couple charged with stealing funds from a not-for-profit agency intended to aid United States veterans. Todd Olshefski, 50, and his wife Priscilla, 60, both of 444 […]

 
 

Alfred Martin, 94

Alfred Martin, 94, of Elmhurst. Beloved husband of Elaine; father of Peter, Stephen, Alfred, Catherine, Linda, Margaret, and Mary; Grandfather and great-grandfather of nine. Preceded in death by sisters Felicia and Irene. Funeral service was held Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home, 435 N. York St.,

 
 

Susan Z. Diamond

Former member of Elmhurst Lions Club Susan Z. Diamond died on April 25, 2019 after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Susan will be greatly missed by her husband, Allan Devitt, niece Virginia Diamond (Neeraj Moondra and Aman Moondra), nephews James A. Diamond (Kate, Julia, and Caroline) and Kevin Platt […]

 
 

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

Community Calendar   Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, May 11 Kiwanis Pancake Day and Mother’s Day plant sale From 6 to 11 a.m., the Kiwanis Club of Elmhurst will hold its 66th annual Pancake Day at the Elmhurst American Legion, 310 […]

 
 

School District threatening to sue City, Morley says

School District threatening to sue City, Morley says

Discusses letter from Board president, urges residents to contact District 205   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   In a speech that lasted about 10 minutes, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley firmly and succinctly issued a verbal reply to a letter recently sent to him from District 205 School […]

 
 

Local police officer records second AED life save within the last year; Department praises Elmhurst Toyota for donation

Local police officer records second AED life save within the last year; Department praises Elmhurst Toyota for donation

Elmhurst police officer Jason Litton has recorded his second AED life save within the last 12 months. The automated external defibrillator (AED) is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart following a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA occurs when the heart malfunctions […]

 
 

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 May 4 Sunday, May 5 Art in the Park From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, the 23rd annual Art in the Park returns to Wilder Park, featuring more than 100 artists offering one-of-a-kind jewelry, […]