Elmhurst News

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, April 20 Community Egg Hunts At 9:30 a.m., kids are invited to Wilder Park to meet the Easter Bunny, followed by an Egg Hunt beginning at 10 a.m. sharp. After that, at 10:30 a.m., there 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 […]

 
 

Alfred Schmidtke, 93

Alfred Schmidtke, a resident of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Dorothy L. nee Argens; loving father of Frank D. Schmidtke and the late John P. Schmidtke; cherished grandfather of Kelly K. Schmidtke and Kevin A. Schmidtke; dear son […]

 
 

Pablo Machuca Jr., 72

Services Saturday After a short but valiant battle with brain cancer, Pablo Machuca Jr., of Elmhurst, entered into rest on April 8, 2019, at the age of 72, joining his parents, Pablo Sr and Juanita Machuca. Pablo was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam […]

 
 

Susan Nelson, 78

Services Thursday Susan Judith Nelson, nee Gragg, of Elmhurst, passed away on April 5, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved mother of David (Karen) Nelson and Kathy (Mike) Berg; proud grandmother of Michael and Anna Berg; dear daughter of the late Bernard and the late Isabel Gragg; dear sister […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, April 13 From 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Elmhurst College will host its annual Recycling Extravaganza in Faganel Hall and Alexander Street parking lots on the campus. NOTE: Electronics will NOT be collected at this event. […]

 
 

Marijuana legalization bill advances without public details; Sponsor says substantial amendment should be filed by end of April

By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois There are no details filed yet for a bill to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana in Illinois, but that did not stop the state Senate Executive Committee from voting on the measure April 3. As it stands now, Senate Bill 7 is what is referred […]

 
 

Lombard woman pleads guilty to murdering mother; State recommends 30-year maximum sentence for Stephanie DeFalco

Lombard woman pleads guilty to murdering mother; State recommends 30-year maximum sentence for Stephanie DeFalco

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that a Lombard woman pleaded guilty to strangling her mother to death last year. Stephanie DeFalco, 29, appeared in court in front of Judge Jeffrey MacKay where she entered a blind plea of guilty to one count of first-degree murder. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Mary Ann Huster, 88

Mary Ann Huster, nee Schmidt, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. She was a former employee at Americana Encyclopedia and JT Ryerson Steel; longtime volunteer at Elmhurst Baseball League; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Thomas (Gail), Ronald (the late Cynthia), Kenneth (Susan) and the […]