Elmhurst News

Timothy Christian girls volleyball

By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT The Timothy Christian girls volleyball team moved to 20-5 overall and 3-0 in Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division action after a 25-21, 25-11 win over Aurora Central Catholic. Heidi Westra had 10 kills, two blocks and five digs. Hannah Schuringa had three kills and one block. […]


Timothy Christian boys golf

By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT The Timothy Christian boys golf team finished seventh at the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional held at White Pines in Bensenville. The Trojans had a 393 team score. Timothy sophomore Kyle Mahler did advance to sectionals as an individual. He shot a 91 and finished […]


Knights girls volleyball team defeats Chicago Christian and R-B

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls volleyball team recorded a pair of recent victories against Chicago Christian and Riverside-Brookfield. In a 16-25, 26-24, 25-15 win over Chicago Christian, Sophie Hurt had 20 assists, two blocks, five kills, six digs and three aces. Maya Stovall had nine kills, […]


IC Catholic Prep sends two golfers to sectionals

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Two IC Catholic Prep boys golfers moved one step away from a berth in the state meet. The Knights competed in the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional at White Pines in Bensenville. IC Catholic Prep was fifth out of eight teams with a 371 team […]


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 Sept. 25 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Board member John McDonough was absent from the meeting.   Hearing held, […]


Chrysalis Custom Hair emerges in Elmhurst; Creates custom wigs especially for women living with cancer

Kimberly Johnson, owner of Elmhurst’s new Chrysalis Custom Hair, 565 N. York St., gently sets a human hair wig on a display styling head and readies it for cutting and styling by an expert stylist. Chrysalis is open six days a week by appointment only and serves women living with cancer. Visit chrysaliscustomhair.com for more information.

By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent   Before a butterfly emerges from its chrysalis – its protective shell — it must go through many stages of change, not all of which are as beautiful as the colorful butterfly ready to spread its wings. As a cancer-support specialist, Kimberly Johnson […]


Election Commission announces early voting, grace period registration

The DuPage County Election Commission is informing the voting public that early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election began on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the DuPage County Election Commission office, located on the first floor of the Administration Building in the DuPage County Government Campus at 421 North County […]


County announces first death from West Nile virus

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has confirmed the first human death due to West Nile virus (WNV) infection. A DuPage County resident over the age of 65 who became ill in early September with WNV has died. There have been 14 human cases reported in DuPage County in 2018. […]


Park Board Capsules

What’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Sept. 24 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven board members attended the meeting.   Public urges reduction in use of pesticides Four people […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, Oct. 7 ESO opens concert season At 3 p.m. at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert featuring Soprano Michele Areyzaga. The concert, “Bernstein Spectacular,” will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the […]