Elmhurst News

Student Accused of Threatening York High School

Student Accused of Threatening York High School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced today that a male York High School student has been accused of posting a threatening Snapchat message directed at the school. The juvenile, who lives in Elmhurst, appeared at a detention hearing this morning where Judge […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Sept. 14 Heritage Foundation’s Craft Beer Fest The 5th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will be held on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., featuring 100 special beers and ciders from […]

 
 

Dolores M. Nowicki

  Dolores M. Nowicki nee Szelung, of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Clarence J. Nowicki; loving mother of Neal (Diane) Nowicki of Naperville, IL, Wayne (Geriann) Nowicki of Elmhurst, IL and Brian (Carey) Nowicki of McCordsville, IN; cherished grandmother of Scott and Keith Nowicki of Chicago, IL, Alexander (Savannah) […]

 
 

Helene Newman, 74

Helene Newman, 74 Services Saturday Helene Newman nee Mosbach, 74, of Addison. Friend and partner of the late Walter Joseph Bruhn; loving mother of Linda (Glenn) Chmielewski; cherished grandmother of Sara and Kelly; sister of the late Anthony Mosbach. Helene worked as a Personal Banker at the Community Bank of […]

 
 

After 64 years, Pizza Palace closes its doors

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Late last week, the Elmhurst Independent received a letter from the Conway family, owners of Pizza Palace located on Addison Street in downtown Elmhurst for the past 64 years. The letter announced the restaurant had closed its doors on Saturday, Aug. 24. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Heritage Foundation’s annual Craft Beer Fest coming Saturday

Heritage Foundation’s annual Craft Beer Fest coming Saturday

The 5th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will be held on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave, on Saturday, Sept. 14.  Early entry from 12 to 1 p.m. and general admission is 1 to 6 p.m.  To view ticket information, please visit elmhurstcraftbeerfest.com. Proceeds benefit […]

 
 

DPZ Committee discusses upcoming cannabis legalization; Community members who weigh in cite many negatives

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   On the evening of Monday, Aug. 26, the Development Planning & Zoning Committee of the Elmhurst City Council held a public meeting to discuss the possibility of a City-wide ordinance regarding the upcoming legalization of cannabis, which will be effective January 1, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

Burglary Aug. 14 Attempted commercial burglary was reported on the 1000 block of So. Route 83 at about 11:30 p.m. According to the police report, a complainant related he observed the metal strapping for the chain link fence had been cut but entry was not gained into the yard. Upon […]

 
 

Suspect in custody for attempted residential burglary in south Elmhurst

On Monday, Elmhurst Police are investigating an overnight attempted residential burglary in the 900 block of Euclid and 100 block of W. Van Buren. On Monday, Aug. 26 at 1:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Washington. Responding officers discovered a […]