Elmhurst News

Joseph Zabloudil, Jr., 94

Joseph Zabloudil, Jr., age 94, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 94. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during WWII; a member of Visitation Catholic Church. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice T. Zabloudil, nee Hennek; loving father of Susan (Stephen) Bradley, Mary Clare (Quentin) […]


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 […]


Community Calendar

  Thursday, Sept. 26 From 6:30-8 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents an adult book discussion of Enrique’s Journey. Written by Sonia Nazario and based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, Enrique’s Journey tells the story of a young Honduran boy who ventures to […]


School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205 By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on September 10 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Board member Christopher Kocinski was absent from the meeting. The public participation […]


CBE dedicates hospital’s iconic cupola in Whistler Garden

CBE dedicates hospital’s iconic cupola in Whistler Garden

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   It was a year ago on Sept. 27, 2018, when a group of citizens gathered in the prairie space behind the main branch of Community Bank of Elmhurst on Butterfield Road to dedicate the Darrell Whistler Memorial Prairie Garden. Whistler served not […]


Local business holds giveaway in October

It makes a difference
Pictured are the before and after photos of a client who went to Chrysalis Custom Hair and received a wig to boost her mood and confidence after having lost her hair during cancer treatment. Chrysalis is holding a giveaway through October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, for those who wish to receive a wig. To enter the giveaway, simply visit ChrysalisCustomHair.com

Cancer patients invited to enter to receive free wig   By Dee Longfellow For The elmhurst Independent   There is a local business that offers a special service to cancer patients, which is offering a giveaway contest to help those in need. According to owner and president Kimberly Johnson, Chrysalis […]


Elmhurst loses a sparkling gem…

City Clerk Patty Spencer loses cancer fight at 69 Patty Spencer succumbed to metastatic breast cancer after fighting valiantly for 10 years on Sept. 20, 2019 at the age of 69. She was born on Nov. 4, 1949. Patty was preceded to heaven by parents, Sam and Marie Armato, and […]


Student Accused of Threatening York High School

Student Accused of Threatening York High School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced today that a male York High School student has been accused of posting a threatening Snapchat message directed at the school. The juvenile, who lives in Elmhurst, appeared at a detention hearing this morning where Judge […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Sept. 14 Heritage Foundation’s Craft Beer Fest The 5th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will be held on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., featuring 100 special beers and ciders from […]


Dolores M. Nowicki

  Dolores M. Nowicki nee Szelung, of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Clarence J. Nowicki; loving mother of Neal (Diane) Nowicki of Naperville, IL, Wayne (Geriann) Nowicki of Elmhurst, IL and Brian (Carey) Nowicki of McCordsville, IN; cherished grandmother of Scott and Keith Nowicki of Chicago, IL, Alexander (Savannah) […]