Elmhurst News

Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

On Sunday, June 24, the Elmhurst Airborne basketball took part in a fundraiser to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand. It took place in the Campbell Gymnasium at York High School. The event featured Clay Custer and some of his Loyola University Basketball teammates providing an afternoon of instructional guidance in the […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team take steps forward during summer; Younger players gain valuable experience

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   While the Timothy Christian girls basketball team was a tad short-handed during the recently completed summer season, coach Michele Strube was quite pleased with what unfolded. “We did really well,” she said. “We were missing four varsity players, including two starters who couldn’t make the […]

 
 

It’s time for Germanfest!

It’s time for Germanfest!

Members of Lombard’s Sacred Heart Church Germanfest Committee are pictured inviting everyone to its 51st annual Germanfest which will run from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22, in the parking lot of the church (corner of Parkside and Elizabeth). The popular event offers something for all ages and features […]

 
 

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 meeting on June 19 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting.   National Euro Challenge […]

 
 

School Board discusses public feedback on facility master plan; Referendum considered to provide funds for renovation, construction

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   At its meeting on Tuesday, June 19, the District 205 School Board heard a presentation from the consultants who are helping the board and district staff gain community feedback about the formation of the district’s master facility plan. Lesley Rogers and Marcia […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Wednesday, July 4 4 on the 4th race/kids run 4 on the 4th race will be held, beginning with the 4-mile race at 7:15 a.m., followed by ta 1K Kids race at 8:20. Both events start and finish […]

 
 

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.   Criminal damage, criminal defacement, criminal trespass to […]

 
 

Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear; Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear;  Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

It’s a long way from Elmhurst to Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia in south-central Africa. But last year, the love of soccer and connections through Facebook made the distance a lot shorter. Last spring, the Stukel family of Elmhurst was hosting a visiting coach for their son’s soccer team, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U Titans team recently capped off its season in style. Elmhurst won the Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association championship (statewide playoffs) with three victories over Tinley Park, Lake Zurich and Fox Valley. Elmhurst, whose team is comprised of fourth-grade players, kicked things off […]

 
 

Police announce felony retail theft, felony escape. Man who dodged officials located, arrested without incident

Police announce felony retail theft, felony escape.  Man who dodged officials located, arrested without incident

On Wednesday, June 13, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Elmhurst Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle believed to be involved in a theft that had just occurred in the area of North Avenue and Larch. The car contained three people inside. One of the individuals, identified as Fernando Perez […]