Elmhurst News

Shirley M. Cross, 94

Shirley M. Cross, nee Rose, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late George F. Cross; loving mother of Catherine J. “Kitty” Cross and Keith A. (Kathryn) Cross; cherished grandmother of Erin E. Cross. Shirley was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lombard […]

 
 

Joanna Blaho, 84

Joanna Blaho nee Frye, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Bohumir “Bob”; loving mother of Laurie (Larry) Woznicki, Gregory (Kim), Robert (Susan), Karen Soukup, Brian and the late Nancy; cherished grandmother of Alexander, Alexis, Zachary, Matthew and Ariel; sister of Betty […]

 
 

Architect presents Edison, Bryan additions to D205 Board

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent At the Elmhurst District 205 School Board meeting on Tuesday, April 23, a presentation as provided from representatives of the district’s architect—Wight & Company—regarding design concepts for upcoming additions at Edison Elementary School and Bryan Middle School. Those additions are included in the […]

 
 

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 April 23 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. The meeting featured the reorganization of the board, with three new members joining the seven-member board. Caforio addresses statement to […]

 
 

District 205 Board president issues statement on IGA with City

At the beginning of the District 205 School Board meeting on Tuesday, April 23–right before the new members were sworn in— Board President Kara Caforio read the following statement regarding the status of the intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the City. Following is the text of the statement Caforio read during […]

 
 

ZPC soundly rejects development plan for Route 83 and St. Charles Road; Area residents protest project, join together, create web site

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   A group of residents in Elmhurst’s Pick Subdivision has come together to protest a development project being considered at the northwest corner of Illinois Route 83 and St. Charles Road. The Pick Subdivision includes the area west of Route 83 to Villa […]

 
 

City purchases 113-121 No. Addison property for $2.25 million

City purchases 113-121 No. Addison property for $2.25 million

Elmhurst City Council approved the purchase of 113-121 N. Addison Avenue at a City Council meeting held on April 15, 2019. The site, also known as the Arcade Building, includes current businesses The Club, The Pizza Palace, and Coldwell Banker. The sale of the property by the Conway family coincides […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Community Calendar   Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Sunday, April 28 Program on Presidential Campaign Posters At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents Stars, Stripes & Strategy: A Brief History of the Presidential Campaign Poster. EHM Executive Director Dave Oberg will […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Federal investigators subpoena records of Tom Cullerton; State Senator not accused of any wrongdoing

Federal investigators subpoena records of Tom Cullerton; State Senator not accused of any wrongdoing

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   On Saturday, April 13, the Independent learned that the records of State Senator (IL-23) Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) are the subject of a subpoena by Federal investigators who are looking into alleged extortion charges against a former Teamsters union boss. On Feb. […]