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School Board Capsules

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s new at School District 205… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Sept. 12 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Parents raise concern about flyovers Four […]

 
 

District 205 Board joins fight against airplane flyover tests

District 205 Board joins fight against airplane flyover tests

Commits to membership in O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission In response to concern for the welfare of its families and residents, the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education of District 205 adopted a resolution at its Sept. 12th meeting authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules

Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s new at the Elmhurst Park District… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on September 11 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Patricia Morissette-Moll was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Roger Orozco Announces Candidacy for State Rep.

Roger Orozco Announces Candidacy for State Rep.

Plans to challenge Conroy in next race for Illinois’ 46th District Roger Orozco, police officer, marine and former school board member released the following statement today announcing his intention to run for the 46th State House District, challenging incumbent, Deb Conroy: “I am running for state representative because career politicians […]

 
 

City asks residents to voice concerns on increased airplane noise

City asks residents to voice concerns on increased airplane noise

Visit elmhurst.org/voiceconcern to complete survey The City of Elmhurst is asking all residents to help the community by voicing concern of increased airplane noise in Elmhurst. The request for community support has become essential due to the recent 100% increase in nighttime airplane noise affecting specific areas in Elmhurst. Residents […]

 
 

Moyer gives State of the Schools address

Moyer gives State of the Schools address

Topics included innovative programs, applied learning, all-day kindergarten By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent District 205 has “an unrelenting focus on improving student achievement.” This was the premise that began the comments of District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer as he delivered a State of the Schools report to […]

 
 

ICCP celebrates Homecoming Week

ICCP celebrates Homecoming Week

This week is Homecoming Week at IC Catholic Prep (ICCP) and the Homecoming Court has been announced. Seniors include Ava Brucci, Alexxa DeCarlo, Claire Gibler, Josie Lytton, Julia Owens, Grace Radoha, and Sophie Zanoni. Junior Court members are Kayla Cervantes, Olivia Hurt, Suzy Maloney, Natalie Murillo, Jessica Parenti, and Kate Pierce. […]

 
 

City asks residents to help by voicing concern on increased airplane noise

City asks residents to help by voicing concern on increased airplane noise

Visit elmhurst.org/voiceconcern to complete a short survey The City of Elmhurst is asking all residents to help the community by voicing concern of increased airplane noise in Elmhurst. The request for community support has become essential due to the recent 100% increase in nighttime airplane noise affecting specific areas in […]

 
 

City holds ceremony to commemorate 9/11

City holds ceremony to commemorate 9/11

Pictured is the Elmhurst Fire and Police Department Honor Guards, which took part in a ceremony that was held on Monday at the south Fire Station #2 to honor those who perished in the events of 9/11. The mayor offered an address, then Fire Chief Thomas Freeman told personal point […]

 
 

Villa Park resident arrested on terror charges filed in NY

Villa Park resident arrested on terror charges filed in NY

Truck driver accused of raising funds for ISIS, al-Nusrah Front A 31-year-old truck driver who lived in Villa Park was arrested Thursday, Aug. 31, at his home in Villa Park on federal terrorism charges filed in New York. The man is accused of being part of a U.S. network that […]