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York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

York honors “Dukes of Distinction” at reception

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Thursday, Nov. 2, a reception was held in the Commons of York High School for this year’s class of Dukes of Distinction. Selected by a committee of judges, the six persons chosen  have distinguished themselves through significant and extraordinary accomplishments, service and […]

 
 

Update – Apartment fire in Bensenville claims one life

Update  – Apartment fire in Bensenville claims one life

  Bensenville apartment fire fatality 11/20/2017 11:41 AM CST 1 DEAD IN BENSENVILLE APARTMENT FIRE 2017-11-20 The DuPage County Coroner’s Office, Bensenville and Fire Departments along with the DuPage County Arson Task Force are currently investigating a residential apartment fire fatality in Bensenville, Il.   Many residents displaced as officials […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205 schools… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Nov. 14 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven commissioners attended the meeting, which lasted about 4 hours, 30 […]

 
 

Garden Club presents Park District with $3000 from Walk & Faire

Garden Club presents Park District with $3000 from Walk & Faire

At the Monday, Nov. 13 meeting of the Elmhurst Park Board, members of the Elmhurst Garden Club presented a check to the District for $3,000 raised during the recent Garden Walk and Faire. Pictured are (from left) Kevin Graf, Carolyn Ubriaco, Tim Sheehan, Vince Spaeth, Elmhurst Garden Club President Donna […]

 
 

More residents speak out against nursing home plan to ZPC

More residents speak out against nursing home plan to ZPC

CAC attorney claims there could be a lawsuit against City By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent At a meeting of the Zoning and Planning Commission (ZPC) this month, Fremont residents still objected to a revised plan to add space proposed by Elmhurst Extended Care (EEC), a nursing home facility. […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police closed down a portion of Butterfield Road in Elmhurst on Wednesday afternoon to conduct an accident investigation.  A road worker was struck by a vehicle and had to be transported to Elmhurst Hospital.  Butterfield Road was being repaved at the location of  the accident. No further information was available.

 
 

Duncan E. Skogsberg passes away at 68

Long-time Jaycee “Rooster,” Rotarian, served on founding Board of ECAF Duncan E. Skogsberg, of Oswego, passed away at the age of 68 on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Symphony at the Tillers in Oswego. He was born on March 4, 1949 in Chicago, the son of Arthur M. and Corinne […]

 
 

Dentist holds second annual Candy Buy-Back event

Dentist holds second annual Candy Buy-Back event

WANTED: Halloween Candy for CA$H Reward On Thursday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids will be collecting all unwanted wrapped candy and paying $1 per pound (up to 10 pounds) to donors. And where does all this candy end up? The office will work […]

 
 

Bond set at $1.5 million for man accused of road rage shooting

Bond set at $1.5 million for man accused of road rage shooting

State’s Attorney praises Elmhurst police for work on case By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 28, the Independent learned that an incident of apparent road rage took place, resulting in a man being shot in the face by another driver. Police were called […]

 
 

PAUL DELGUIDICE PHOTO Elmhurst Independent Going bananas at Boo-tiful Saturday Top Banana Bill Fergus went trick-or-treating at various downtown businesses with ‘Minion’ Mabel, age 2, ‘Sky’ Ashley, age 5, and the ‘Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man’ Dylan, age 8. It was all part of Elmhurst City Centre’s annual “Boo-tiful Saturday” Halloween celebration […]