Elmhurst News

Rev. Victor L. Brandt, 97

Rev. Victor L. Brandt, of Elmhurst, formerly of Palos Heights and Willowbrook, died on July 17, 2018, at the age of 97. Beloved husband of the late Irene for 67 years; loving father of Rev. James (Kathryn Fuger) Brandt, Deborah (Matthew) DeCino, Ruth (Michael) Bash and John (Andrea) Brandt; grandfather […]


York football to face seven playoff teams in 2018. Dukes, under new coach Fitzgerald, open New Trier; Will play five home games

By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT While York may have a new football coach, one thing that hasn’t changed is its schedule. The Dukes will have a carbon-copy of their 2017 schedule this fall. York, under the direction of new coach Mike Fitzgerald, is coming off a 1-8 season and a tough […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 2-5 AAUW’s annual Used Book Sale The AAUW will hold its annual Used Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary School. The hours are: • Thursday, 6-9 p.m. — Preview Sale – $10 Admission Fee; • Friday, 9 a.m. […]


Park Board Capsules… Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on July 23 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commission-er Mary Kies was absent from the meeting. There were no public com-ments. Crestview Park fencing project approved for $24,000 The […]


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 July 25 Police said officers responded to […]


COD chairwoman chosen to fill in Bellock’s House seat; Scheduled to be sworn in Tuesday, July 24

Last week, Republican leaders in the Illinois House of Representatives had to gather to select a replacement to fill the remainder of a term being vacated by Patti Bellock a Hinsdale Republican who has been representing the 47th District for nearly 20 years and had already indicated she would not […]


Yesfest returns to Elmhurst area; Three days of music, comedy, art, poetry, storytelling coming July 27-29

Yesfest returns to Elmhurst area; Three days of music, comedy, art, poetry, storytelling coming July 27-29

Six years ago, a group of self-described “stir-crazy” performers wished they had a festival in Elmhurst where they could perform all the things they loved: original music, comedy, improv, and poetry. “Yesfest is all about creating more spaces for people to do what they love to do,” said Clark Pavlik, […]


Henrietta Forbes, 83

Henrietta “Jay” Forbes age 83, of Elmhurst. Life long companion of the late John Nichols. Loving mother of Patricia (Russ) Castiglia, Judi (Jim) Davidson, Jim (Diana) and Linda (Dave) Servatius. Dearest Grandmother and great grandmother of many. Dear sister of Rosemary (John) Ryan. Fond aunt of many. Visitation at Steuerle […]


Roy Lee Tinnon, 92

Roy Lee Tinnon, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 92. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and served during WWII. Beloved husband of Catherine Nee Flannery. Loving father of John (Wendy), Alan (Janet) and Mke (Mary). Dear grandfather of Erin (Julianna) Tinnon, Caitlin Tinnon, […]


Elmhurst Community Calendar

Community Calendar Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Friday July 27 — Superior Ambulance presents the Elmhurst Cycling Classic The Sixth Annual Elmhurst Cycling Classic takes place throughout the Elmhurst College and Wilder Park neighborhoods. Don’t miss the opportunity to ride in the Community Ride […]