Elmhurst News

Timothy’s Groenewold competes at state swimming

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian’s Calvin Groenewold competed in the recent IHSA boys swimming state finals meet in Winnetka at New Trier High School where he competed in the 100 breaststroke event. Groenewold finished 27th in the preliminaries at state with a time of 59.90. and did not qualify […]


IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team wraps up season

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team concluded its season after a 49-45 loss to Elgin St. Edward in the semifinals of the Class 2A Timothy Christian regional in Elmhurst. Dom Gaudio led the Knights with 14 points, while Ryan Wojtalewicz added 12 points. Zach Jordan […]


Four men accused of breaking into Lombard apartment

Four men accused of breaking into Lombard apartment

Following alleged robbery, suspects lead high-speed chase thru Villa Park, Elmhurst DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton have announced that bond has been set for Mashawn Barnes, 27, of Chicago; Kevin Jones, 31, of Chicago; Calvert Williams, 29, of Matteson; and Dion Young, […]


Karl G. Novak passed away recently at the age of 80

Karl G. Novak, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 80. He was a Veteran US Marine Corps Reserves. Beloved husband of Marilyn, nee Brinck; loving father of Christopher (Helena Adomaa) Novak and Meridith (James) Cashmore; proud grandfather of Lily and Charlie Cashmore; devoted son of the late […]


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 […]


Emil B. Ferrarini, 88

Emil B. Ferrarini, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Patricia, nee Corrigan. Loving father of Bill, Margaret (Ken) Bartels, Katie (Patrick) Byrne and Marty (Patti). Cherished grandfather of Amy Hatfield, Joe (Rachel) Ferrarini, Nicole (Jay) Filas, Brittany (Phil) Dorjath, and Jake […]


School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Feb. 12 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. There were no public […]


York boys basketball team breaks school record for wins in a season; Kosich scores 1,000th career varsity point

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys basketball team logged a couple historical benchmarks recently. The Dukes broke the school records for wins in a season with a 63-36 West Suburban Conference Silver Division victory against Hinsdale Central. York moved to 26-4 overall and finished 10-2 in WSC Silver play. […]


Elmhurst man with ALS lives life to its fullest with family and friends’ support

Community invited to ‘FUNraiser’ on Feb. 23 By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent By now, many Elmhurst residents most likely recognize Matt Toole’s name.  Toole, diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has no use of his arms or legs but gets around town and Chicagoland more than many […]


ICGS honors distinguished graduate

ICGS honors distinguished graduate

Pictured are members of Mary Sullivan’s family, along with IC Pastor, Father Tom Paul, and ICGS Principal Cathy Linley. (front row, from left): Patrick Ahern, Katy Ahern, Matt Ahern, ICGS Distinguished Graduate Mary Johnson Sullivan, Michael Ahern, Mary Kate Sullivan, Meg Sullivan, Cathy Linley; (back row): Will Ahern, Charlie Sullivan, […]