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Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Thursday, March 21 Screening of the movie RBG At 6:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, the Elmhurst League of Women Voters to view the movie “RBG,” a biopic of Chief Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a biography […]

 
 

York girl’s lacrosse team not skimping on strength of schedule; Dukes playing top teams from the Midwest out of the gates

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls lacrosse team’s schedule, to put it mildly, is not easy. Coach Ryan Walz ticked off a laundry list of quality foes the Dukes will face in the early part of the season, including Loyola Academy (earlier this week), which is ranked No. 1 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Tom Benezra, 60

Tom Benezra passed away suddenly from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease on January 31, 2019, at the age of 60. Tom played varsity tennis at York High School, and was part of the class of 1976. He played varsity tennis at the University of Oregon, then at Northwestern University. After graduating from […]

 
 

Centre for Performing Arts announces site location 

Centre for Performing Arts announces site location 

Cultivation study underway to determine funding feasibility   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   It feels like it’s been a long-time coming and possibly the best-kept secret in town, but the announcement finally came late Monday, March 4. The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) has announced that […]

 
 

County moves to close alleged adult business in Wheaton

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin announced today that DuPage County has filed a lawsuit against Hot Shots Photography Studio, located at 0N758 Gary Avenue in Wheaton, alleging that the business has been operating as an adult business and not as a photography […]

 
 

Bond set for man accused of killing DGN student with car

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Downers Grove Chief of Police Shanon Gillette announced on Tuesday, Feb. 26, that bond has been set for a Naperville man accused of striking 17-year-old Elizabeth Dunlap with his car causing her death. Joseph Kucharski, 51, with a last known address in Naperville, […]

 
 

District 205 approves donations from PTAs, Foundations

Harrell calls for community discussion to assure equity among schools   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   Members of the District 205 School Board voted 5-0 at their recent meeting to approve several donations to district schools. Board member Margaret Harrell voted present and explained that as a […]

 
 

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

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, March 9 St. Patricks Day Parade The 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12 noon from Wilson St. & Spring Rd. heading north, ending at the railroad tracks just beyond Silverado Grill. […]