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Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Dec. 14 Free holiday movie ‘The Polar Express’ At 9:30 a.m., York Theatre will present a free holiday movie “The Polar Express.” Doors open at 9 a.m. and there will be free conductor hats for all […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

John “Jack” Wartinbee, 84

John “Jack” Wartinbee, 84

John W. “Jack” Wartinbee, of Elmhurst, and formerly of LaCrosse, Wisc., passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Cecilia P. nee Beitz; loving father of Carolyn Wartinbee, Jane (Ronald A.) Jablonski, Thomas Wartinbee, Sally (John) Soltys and Patricia (James II) Kottke; cherished grandfather of […]

 
 

Donald E. Young, 87

Donald E. Young, a 55-year resident of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2019, in his home at the age of 87. Beloved husband for 56 years of Peggy Young, nee Lough. Loving father of Tim Young (Mary), Don Young Jr. (Patricia), and Cathy Moran (Chris). Proud grandfather of […]

 
 

Dr. Gerard J. Putz, 79

Dr. Gerard J. Putz, 79

Dr. Gerard J. Putz, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Sharon; loving father of Michael (Connie) Putz of Menlo Park, California, Kevin (Michael McNamara) Putz of Evanston, Illinois, and Jenny (Bob) Kopach of Elmhurst, Illinois; cherished grandfather of Hannah Kopach, Johnny Kopach and […]

 
 

District 205 discusses plans for secure entrances

Project at Fischer will cause $560,000 budget variance   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The meeting of the District 205 School Board held on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St., featured a summary of the board’s recent finance committee meeting on […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205 By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Survey results presented to Park Board; Voters not supportive of spending $105 million on six projects

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   At the Nov. 25 meeting of the Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners, the Board heard results of a voter survey conducted by aQity Research & Insights regarding the District’s Vision 2020 large-scale projects. The survey was designed to gauge voter […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Kris K. Hammerle, 52

Kris K. Hammerle, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 52. Member, WSAD; loving mother of Jordan (Gary) Jessen, Dennis, Alexandra and Cody Sieber; proud grandmother of Shaun Hammerle and Mason Sieber; cherished daughter of Kay and Sally, nee Zuetel; dear sister of Timothy Hammerle. Funeral services were […]