Elmhurst News

Virginia T. Rebholz, 75

Virginia T. Rebholz, of Wood Dale, passed away recently at the age of 75.  Beloved wife of the late Michael; loving mother of Daniel Rebholz and William (Caryl) Rebholz; honored grandmother of Melissa, David, Matthew, Michael and Mason; dear sister of the late Richard Thornton; fond sister-in-law of Robert (Judy) […]

 
 

Dorothy L. Schmidtke. 87

City employee for 30 yrs. Dorothy L. Schmidtke, nee Argens, a resident of of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away recently at the age of 87.  Beloved wife of the late Alfred; loving mother of Frank D. (Christine Lamb) Schmidtke and the late John P. Schmidtke; cherished grandmother […]

 
 

Dan McLeister, 73

Dan McLeister, 73

Long-time reporter for the Independent Dan McLeister, a resident of Crest Hill, and a former longtime resident of Carol Stream, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the age of 73.  He was born May 12, 1946, to John “Jack” Jr. and Marjorie “Marge” […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed! Saturday, March 14 Family Day Puppet Workshop From 1-4 p.m., the Elmhurst Art Museum is hosting a Family Day Workshop with Puppets. Families can participate in art activities inspired by the museum’s current exhibition Could Be Architecture, then […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Top Crime Stories

Store employee seen snorting substance On Feb. 20, police responded to a business in the 900 block of S. York for a drug complaint. According to police, a reporting officer met with a customer who stated she witnessed an employee allegedly snorting a substance off the counter. Police said officers […]

 
 

District 205 suspends after-school activities

District 205 suspends after-school activities

In a letter to District 205 staff and families, Dr. David Moyer announced plans to suspend after-school activities until further notice.  The letter reads as follows: “Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 continues to closely monitor updates from the health community on the COVID-19 virus. While there have been no confirmed […]

 
 

List of candidates for March 17 primary election

List of candidates for March 17 primary election

The following is a list of Democratic and Republican candidates who’ll be running in the Tuesday, March 17 primary elections, as well as referenda pertaining to the area. Candidates who are running as presidential delegates and alternate delegates to the 2020 Democratic and Republican national conventions are not listed here. […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed! Saturday, March 7 Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade The 24th Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will  step off from Spring Road and Wilson St. promptly at 12 noon. Come out early for music and more. Dress for […]

 
 

Dorothy A. Van Zandbergen, 94

Dorothy A. Van Zandbergen, 94

Dorothy A. Van Zandbergen (nee Benson) passed away peacefully in Elmhurst on February 21, 2020 at the age of 94. Dorothy is survived by her devoted husband of over 70 years, Robert (Bob); their four children, Sue (Jack) Bellizzi, Judy (Jim) Young, Gary (Cheryl) Van Zandbergen, Terri (Joe) Scatchell; ten […]