Elmhurst News

Thomas C. Russell, 84

Thomas C. Russell, of Elmhurst, formerly of Joliet, passed away recently at the age of 84. He was a veteran of USAF, a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, class of 1952, and University of Notre Dame class of 1956. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Fr. McDonald […]


Linda A. Kurzawa

Longtime President of DuPage County Board of Health Last week, Executive Director Karen Ayala and members of the DuPage County Board of Health announced the passing of Linda A. Kurzawa. Kurzawa dedicated her time and energy to serving the residents of DuPage County for more than 30 years. Known as […]


Timothy Christian nets 25-8 season record

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls volleyball team lost 20-25, 27-25, 25-17 to Chicago Christian in a Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division match. The Trojans finished the regular season 25-8 overall and 5-2 in MSC Blue play. Campbell Marshall led the Trojans with 28 assists, two kills and […]


York football team quadruples win total from last year

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York football team closed out the 2018 season on a high note with a 14-7 West Suburban Conference Silver Division win against Downers Grove North. The win put York at 4-5 overall and 3-3 in WSC Silver play. The Dukes were a win shy of […]


City clears the way for electronic signs on underpass; Opinions range from ‘great idea’ to ‘do we need more communication?’

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   At the City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, Aldermen voted 11-3 to direct City staff to gather plans and specifications for electronic message signs to be installed on the underpass bridges on Palmer Drive. The measure was a recommendation of the […]


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.   Assault, battery   Oct. 8 A victim […]


IC Catholic Prep gridders demolish another opponent; IC Catholic Prep gridders demolish another opponent

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team had its running shoes on in Week 8. The Knights ran for 331 yards and averaged almost a first-down every carry in their 54-20 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division win against Wheaton St. Francis. The victory pushed the two-time defending […]


York girls swimming team second at Maine South Relays; Demare wins butterfly, Polach backstroke against Hinsdale Central

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls swimming team quadrupled its pleasure at the recent Hawk Relays hosted by Maine South. The Dukes finished second as a team with 108 points, eight behind host and champion Maine South (116). York won the 200 medley relay title with a time of […]


Jake Molter

Jake Molter was called home early Saturday morning September 29, 2018. He is survived by his three children, Judy, Daniel, and David (Paula) and two grandchildren Michael and Kevin. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Joan Molter (Burgeson) and a large family of 9 […]


Beatrice T. Zabloudil, 91

Beatrice T. Zabloudil, nee Hennek, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 91. She was a member Visitation Catholic Church Choir; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Susan (Stephen) Bradley, Mary Clare (Quentin) Sullivan and David Zabloudil; proud grandmother of Ryan (Apryl) Bradley, Jack, Kyle, Matthew and […]