Elmhurst News

Bellwood Man Charged With Robbing Elmhurst Cigar Shop

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that bond has been set for a Bellwood man accused of stealing approximately $1,250 from an Elmhurst cigar shop. Michael Cooper, 29 (d.o.b. 5/2/1989) of 528 Englewood Avenue, appeared at a bond hearing this morning where Judge John Kinsella set bond […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed!   Friday, Dec. 7 The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation will host its 42nd Annual Reindeer Route Housewalk, with two sessions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance available at the EMH Foundation […]

 
 

Grace Kunesh, 93

Grace Kunesh, 93, formerly of Elmhurst, passed away October 31, 2018. She was born March 26, 1925. She was the loving mother of Pat Bielecki (Dennis), Linda, Bob (Beth), and John (Renee); grandmother of Trisha, Jim, Mike, Krista, Matt, Dan, and Casey; and great grandmother of Kayla, Hayley, and Addison. […]

 
 

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 Nov. 28 A reporting officer located […]

 
 

Five County-wide officials, 12 County Board members sworn in to office

DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin presided over the event. DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin delivered his third inaugural address. Cronin was first elected to the office of County Board Chairman in 2010. “As […]

 
 

Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

Annual event offers visit with Santa for special needs kids and their families On Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-8 p.m., the annual Special Kids Day holiday party will take place at Wilder Mansion, 211 Prospect St. in Elmhurst. Children of all ages with special needs along with their siblings and […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Dec. 1 Sunday, Dec. 2 Spirito! Singers presents winter concert Spirito! Singers will hold its Winter Concert, “What Sweeter Music,” at Elmhurst Christian Re-formed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. It takes place on Saturday at 4 p.m. […]

 
 

WWII veteran’s daughter to receive long-lost medal

WWII veteran’s daughter to receive long-lost medal

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Chalk it up to “it’s a small world,” or “the Good Lord works in mysterious ways,” or whatever makes serendipitous encounters occur, but it’s always nice when good things happen right in your own backyard – it’s even more meaningful when it […]

 
 

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   Nov. 11 Police said […]

 
 

Clara Olas, 101

Clara Olas nee Podgorski, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 101. Beloved wife of the late Zeno; loving mother of Joan (Tom) McKenna and the late Dolores Fritz; cherished grandmother of Dr. Tom (Gina) McKenna, Tim (Katie) McKenna, Sherri (Marvin) Royce, Lesley (Jamie) Bludworth, David (Tammy) McKenna […]