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Elmhurst Police Investigate Residential Burglary Attempts

Elmhurst Police Investigate Residential Burglary Attempts

Elmhurst Police are investigating two attempted residential burglaries that occurred on Tuesday evening between 6:30 &  7:10 p.m. in the area of North Avenue & West Ave in Elmhurst. At 6:33 p.m. in the 300 Block of River Glen, a resident heard a window screen being opened and an outside […]

 
 

District 205 School Board Capsules

District 205 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 meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Commissioner Jim Collins was absent from the meeting, which was the […]

 
 

Morley delivers impressive State of the City address

Morley delivers impressive State of the City address

Three keys to City’s success: planning, planning and planning   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Tuesday, Jan. 9 was one of those unseasonably warm mornings we’ve had lately when 150+ business and community leaders gathered at Community Bank of Elmhurst (CBE) for the annual State of the […]

 
 

League to host Candidate forum

League to host Candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Jan. 21 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St. Candidates for the March 20, 2018 General Primary have been invited to participate, if their race is contested.  Candidates […]

 
 

Brewpoint Coffee named A.J. “Toche” Terrones Business Of The Year

Brewpoint Coffee named A.J. “Toche” Terrones Business Of The Year

To be honored at upcoming Awards Gala Brewpoint Coffee, now with three locations in Elmhurst, will receive the A.J. “Toche” Terrones Business of the Year Award for 2017 at the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 99th Annual Awards Gala held at The Drake Oak Brook Hotel in Oak Brook […]

 
 

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported By Dee Longfellow For the Elmhurst Independent According to release issued by the City of Elmhurst by authority of Fire Chief Thomas K. Freeman, Elmhurst firefighters were dispatched to 815 N. Howard at 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]

 
 

Residential burglary reported in north Elmhurst

Residential burglary reported in north Elmhurst

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The City of Elmhurst released a statement provided by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael K. Ruth that police have been investigating several residential burglaries, which reportedly occurred in north Elmhurst on Wednesday, Jan. 3, between the hours of 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. According to […]

 
 

York High School grads launch Alumni Assn.

York High School grads launch Alumni Assn.

All alumni offered free membership to receive benefits Following some 18 months of exploratory discussions by an interim board and committees, the first York Community High School Alumni Association (YCHSAA) Board of Directors was elected. Serving two-year terms areJay Webb (’75), President; Kathy Wilson (‘65), Vice President; Trish Harper (’62), Membership; […]

 
 

DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry and Lake Counties File Complaints in Illinois Against Manufacturers of Prescription Opioid Painkillers

DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry and Lake Counties File Complaints in Illinois Against Manufacturers of Prescription Opioid Painkillers

     On Tuesday, Dec. 26, it was learned that the Illinois Counties of DuPage, Kane, Will, and McHenry are filing lawsuits against some of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies and physicians over the aggressive and fraudulent marketing of prescription opioid painkillers. This drug epidemic is being fought by countless Illinois […]

 
 

Incident of car theft nets eight arrests

Incident of car theft nets eight arrests

Suspects crash into another vehicle while attempting to flee By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Late Wednesday afternoon, the Elmhurst Independent learned that eight people had been taken into custody by the Elmhurst Police Department after an incident of auto theft and by a hit-and-run accident. According to Elmhurst […]