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Detectives respond to Downers Grove; arrest nets 3 handguns On Dec. 28, David T. Gibson, 27, of Downers Grove, was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer, filing a false police report and three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon in the 100 block of […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Zambia hosts first-ever Elmhurst Cup; Event honors community for soccer gear donation

Zambia hosts first-ever Elmhurst Cup; Event honors community for soccer gear donation

The first Elmhurst Cup soccer tournament was hosted by Rural Sports Foundation Zambia in Petauke, Eastern Province of Zambia, on Saturday, Dec. 5. The event was held to acknowledge and thank the soccer community in Elmhurst for hosting drives to collect soccer gear to donate to Zambia’s program. To date, […]

 
 

Package of $900B in federal relief expands PPP eligibility; Details include rental assistance, loan forgiveness, tax credit extensions

     On Monday, Dec. 21, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate passed the Omnibus Appropriations and Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act (House Resolution 133) by an overwhelming majority in both Congressional chambers, appropriating another $900 billion in financial assistance to small businesses—including chambers of commerce, trade associations […]

 
 

Lombard man facing terrorism charge found with child pornography

By Dee Longfellow For The Addison Independent In August, the Independent reported on an incident that took place near the Village of Lombard Municipal campus which led to Lombard resident Amanda Wolf, 23, facing charges of Attempt Terrorism and Possession of Incendiary Device. Wolf was charged with allegedly assisting a […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Welcome to the Elmhurst Independent’s Community Calendar Upcoming events will be published, even if they are virtual and only available online. Please remember to be safe when attending live events by wearing masks, using hand sanitizer and maintaining the proper social distance. If your club or organization is gathering during […]

 
 

Robert A. Dewsberry, Jr., 75

Robert A. Dewsberry, Jr., of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 75. Cherished son of the late Ernestine, nee Coyne, and the late Robert A. Dewsberry, Sr.; beloved brother of Barbara (William) Conklin and Mary Ann (the late Vernon) Danielson; loving uncle of Linda Conklin, Karen (Ray) Brindley […]

 
 

Ida Marie Gannon, 80

Ida Marie Gannon, 80

Ida Marie Gannon, nee Krause, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 80. Longtime prolific musician and teacher with experience at Visitation and Immaculate Conception Parishes and Grade Schools, Elmhurst, St. John the Baptist Parish, Winfield; Choir director, ensemble director and active member of “Far From Broadway” events […]

 
 

Roberta M. “Bobbie” Sobieraj, 84

Roberta M. “Bobbie” Sobieraj, 84

Roberta M. “Bobbie” Sobieraj, nee Markle, of Elmhurst, formerly of Taylor, Mich., passed away recently at the age of 84; beloved wife of Jerome; loving mother of James (Jacquelyn), Jerome MD (Janet MD), Jeffrey (Carmen), Jane (Gene) Evans and the late infant John; proud grandmother of Julia, Olivia, Stephanie and […]

 
 

John M. Considine, 92

John M. Considine, 92

John M. Considine, of Oak Brook, passed away recently at the age of 92. beloved husband of the late Lorraine, nee Leyden; cherished fiancé of Shirley Burnside; loving father of Colleen (Glenn) Canale and Claire Considine and grandfather of Sara Nicholson. John spent his career as an architect designing homes […]