Elmhurst News

Major milestone for Health Dept. RxBOX; More than 50 tons of medication collected

The DuPage County Health Department’s medication take-back program, known as RxBOX, recently reached a collection milestone, following the drop-off by local police departments of unwanted, expired or unused medications. On Friday, Aug. 17, officials dropped-off 4,957 pounds of medications, bringing the total to 101,165 pounds collected (roughly the weight of […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, Sept. 2 Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network will host its annual ‘Cue for a Cause in the City parking lot at York and Vallette from 12 noon until 8 p.m. To register to compete or to learn more […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep gridders open season with victory. Knights roll past Althoff Catholic 50-14 behind 4 Franklin TDs

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The two-time defending state-champion IC Catholic Prep football team picked up right where it left off. The Knights opened the 2018 season at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington with a 50-14 non-conference win over Belleville Althoff Catholic. IC Catholic Prep, now 28-1 over its last 29 […]

 
 

John T. Peake, 84

John T. Peake, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Barbara A. Peake nee Brown; loving father of Kim (Gordon) Hlavenka, Robin Peake, Melony (Tim) Robbins and Valerie (Bill) Bortolotti; grandfather of Daniel, Alicia, Joseph, Kelly (Joe), Kerry, Nicholas (Christina), Christina (Cooper) […]

 
 

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.   Battery   Aug. 17 Police said officers […]

 
 

Statements from District 205 board president and superintendent

District 205 Board of Education President Kara Caforio and District 205 Superintendent David Moyer both made statements at the beginning of the special board meeting on Aug 20. Caforio and Moyer made their statements before board members voted unanimously during the meeting to place a referendum question on the ballot […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 23 From 6:30-8 p.m., the Elmhurst Art Museum will host a Zine Launch Party, presented by the Teen Art Council. Come out to celebrate the launch of the Teen Art Council’s inaugural project, ArchiTeenZine, a visual response to architecture created and designed by our teen group.   Monday, […]

 
 

District 205 holds special Board meeting

District 205 holds special Board meeting

Approves placing referendum question at 11th hour   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board voted unanimously during Monday night’s special meeting to place a referendum question on the ballot in the upcoming general election of Nov. 6, 2018. The referendum […]

 
 

District 205 School Board considers referendum question

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a special meeting on Aug. 8 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting, which did not include any votes. Near the end of the […]

 
 

School Board questions Moyer’s commitment to District 205

Applies for position out-of-state as referendum issue looms By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on August 14 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. At its previous meeting on […]