Elmhurst News

Timothy Christian’s Harris hits for 33 and 24 points at York’s Tosh

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian boys basketball team came away with a pair of wins at the always-competitive 32-team Jack Tosh Holiday Classic hosted by York. The Trojans opened play with a 56-37 loss to Wheaton North. Timothy led 15-12 after the first quarter, but was outscored 16-7 […]

 
 

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.   Assault, battery   Dec. 20 A victim […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week…   Sugar Creek Chili Golf Open Beginning at 9 a.m., the annual Sugar Creek Chili Golf Open will take place at Sugar Creek Golf Course. Get out the clubs and bundle up for a round of golf in the snow, ice, wind or whatever Mother Nature […]

 
 

An icon of Elmhurst banking moves on… Bill Gooch retires after 60+ years in the industry, the local community

An icon of Elmhurst banking moves on…   Bill Gooch retires after 60+ years in the industry, the local community

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   His tall slender stature and winning smile makes him a larger-than-life part of the Elmhurst community, being a leader not only in local banking but also throughout the community, taking part in organizations like the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Elmhurst […]

 
 

Historic train engine visits area

Historic train engine visits area

The Union Pacific Railroad’s “4141” is painted in the colors of Air Force One and the number 4141 is to commemorate President George H.W. Bush as our forty-first President of the United States.  This locomotive was used to pull the former Presidents funeral train to the George H.W. Bush Library, in […]

 
 

Former long-time resident turns 104

Former long-time resident turns 104

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Mrs. Olga Jordan, a resident at Bridgeway of Bensenville, turned 104 years old on Tuesday, Nov. 27. She was born in White Plains, New York, in 1914. She moved to Elmhurst with her husband Robert Jordan in 1957. Mr. Jordan passed away in […]

 
 

Bomb threat sent to local business via e-mail

According to a release issued by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth and the City of Elmhurst, on Thursday, Dec. 13, at approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a report of a bomb threat that was received by e-mail to a business in the 300 block of North York Rd. The […]

 
 

Fitness Formula Club officially opens

Fitness Formula Club officially opens

On Friday, Dec. 14, the Fitness Formula Club (FFC) at 135 No. Addison in downtown Elmhurst officially opened its doors and held a ribbon-cutting with the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Pictured here (center with scissors) is Gale Landers, founder and CEO of FFC, surrounded by staff people, Chamber […]

 
 

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. Assault, battery Dec. 12 A victim in the […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week   Tuesday, Dec. 25 A very Merry Christmas from the Elmhurst Independent!   Saturday, Jan. 5 Beginning at 9 a.m., the annual Sugar Creek Chili Golf Open will take place at Sugar Creek Golf Course. Get out the clubs and bundle up for a round of […]