Elmhurst News

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 […]

 
 

Dorothy Elizabeth Dyckma, 76

Dorothy Elizabeth Dyckma, of Batavia and a former resident of Elmhurst from 1947-2014, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the age of 76.  Beloved wife of Ronald; loving mother of Tammy (James) Hemmingway; Wendy Wieteska and Tracey (Brad) Bilut; adored grandmother of Lexie and Ashley Hemmingway, Steven Wieteska and […]

 
 

Elmhurst Auto Group named ‘ECCI Business Of The Year’ ; Annual Chamber Gala deemed successful

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst Auto Group received the A.J. “Toche” Terrones Business of the Year Award for 2019 at the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 101st Annual Awards Gala held on Friday, Jan. 31. The award was presented toward the end of the awards ceremony, […]

 
 

Corrections

State of the City address A few weeks ago, the Independent published a story about Mayor Steve Morley’s State of the City address that contained an error in one of his quotes. The story indicated that the Police and Firefighters pension funds were funded at 80%, but that was incorrect. […]

 
 

Council Capsules; Here’s what’s going on at Elmhurst City Hall

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Elmhurst City Council held its regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting was held on Tuesday rather than Monday as usual to recognize the Dr. Martin Luther King Day holiday. • Mayor Steve Morley introduced […]

 
 

Anglewicz variance of 31.09% approved by City Council; Neighbors lend support; applicant frustrated with ‘deplorable’ treatment

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent During public forum of the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, about 12 neighbors of Mark & Rosie Anglewicz spoke in support of their request for a variance for an addition they plan to build onto their home.  Rosie Anglewicz spoke […]

 
 

Marjorie Ann Sommers

The Lord called Marjorie Ann Sommers home on January 17, 2020. She was born March 1, 1940 in San Antonio, Texas to Walter and Lena (nee Heider) Voth. Marjorie attended schools in Texas and Arkansas before heading to Valparaiso University to study Biology. She met the love of her earthly […]

 
 

Linda Louise Zawada, 72

Linda Louise Zawada, 72, of Elmhurst, passed away on January 17, 2020, at the age of 72. She was born to parents Sophie, nee Schluntz, and Alfred Kuppinger in Chicago.  Linda graduated from Lakeview High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at the University of Illinois […]

 
 

Community Calendar

  Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed! Thursday, Jan. 30  From 7-8 p.m., the Elmhurst Youth Commission and Thrive D205 invites parents and teens to a program entitled, “Legal Marijuana: What Does It Mean for Teens,” in the large meeting room at Elmhurst Public […]

 
 

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 […]