Elmhurst News

Ivan E. Frick passes away at 90; Former President of Elmhurst College died in Lancaster, Pa.

Ivan E. Frick passes away at 90; Former President of Elmhurst College died in Lancaster, Pa.

Dr. Ivan E. Frick, 90, of Lancaster, PA, and formerly of Elmhurst, died on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Willow Valley Communities. Born in New Providence, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles G. and Lillie M. Frick. He was married to the late Ruth H. Frick for […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Aug. 28 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting, which lasted about 35 minutes. […]

 
 

Elmhurst Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at the Elmhurst Park District   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 27. The meeting began at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Doug Ennis was absent from […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Thursday, Sept. 6 EHM Book Discussion: All Quiet of the Western Front From 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum is hosting a Book Discussion about ‘All Quiet on the Western Front,’ by Erich Maria Remarque, led by Elmhurst Public […]

 
 

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.   Battery Aug. 24 Police said that subsequent […]

 
 

Jacqueline Lang Fricke, 94

Memorial service to be held Sept. 23 Jacqueline “Jackie” Lang Fricke (nee Plein), longtime resident of Elmhurst, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of Larry Fricke, mother of Holly (Phil) Coffin, stepmother of Paula (Carol) Fricke, […]

 
 

York girls golf team wins two conference matches

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls golf team won a pair of recent West Suburban Conference contests. In a victory over Oak Park-River Forest at Oak Brook, Haley Borchardt and Elle Borchardt tied for team medalist honors at 45 each. Audrey Matias had a 46, while Bella Bartolone shot […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls volleyball team downs Westmont and Wheaton Academy

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls volleyball team started the 2018 season with a pair of wins. In a 25-7, 25-13 non-conference win against Westmont, Heidi Westra finished with five kills, four assists and one ace. Campbell Marshall had 11 assists, two kills and two aces, while Abygale […]

 
 

Chicago man arraigned on charges he stole $9,000 worth of cigarettes; Berlin praises Elmhurst police for quick apprehension of suspect

Chicago man arraigned on charges he stole $9,000 worth of cigarettes; Berlin praises Elmhurst police for quick apprehension of suspect

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced last week that a Chicago man has been arraigned on charges that he stole more than 100 cartons of cigarettes from an Elmhurst gas station. Elijah Jones, 63, of 6751 S. Prairie in Chicago, entered […]

 
 

South Dakota-based health system may have eyes on EEH; Hospital says it has no plans for any merger

South Dakota-based health system may have eyes on EEH; Hospital says it has no plans for any merger

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent   The Independent has learned that a South Dakota-based hospital system has indicated an interest in entering the Chicago healthcare market and its decision may hit close to home. According to SiouxFalls.Business, a digital news organization, Sanford Health is considering a merger with a […]