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DuPage Recorder hosts Honor Rewards Day

DuPage Recorder hosts Honor Rewards Day

DuPage County Recorder Fred Bucholz offers a free day of veteran’s appreciation as his office hosts Honor Rewards Day on Wednesday, May 17.  Veterans can bring in their discharge papers (DD-214) to be recorded free of charge.  Veterans and local businesses can also enjoy complimentary refreshments and learn about the […]

 
 

Elected Officials Sworn in at May 1 City Council Meeting Elmhurst, IL

Elected Officials Sworn in at May 1 City Council Meeting Elmhurst, IL

A number of elected officials took their oaths of office at the City Council meeting on Monday, May 1, 2017. Those who were sworn in included Mayor Steve Morley, City Clerk Patty Spencer, Treasurer Elaine Libovicz, and Council Members Marti Deuter (1st Ward), Norman Leader (2nd Ward), Michael Bram (3rd […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules

Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at the Elmhurst Park District… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on April 24 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven commissioners attended the meeting. There were no public comments. • Fencing […]

 
 

DuPage County property owners can expect higher tax bill

DuPage County property owners can expect higher tax bill

  This week, property owners in DuPage County will begin receiving their 2016 property tax bills. As many might already know that while the average tax rate is down 4.94 percent, the average bill has increased. “This has been another challenging year for property owners in DuPage County. While the […]

 
 

Hospital’s administration trio looks forward to future growth

Hospital’s administration trio looks forward to future growth

Plans to be premier facility with best doctors, focus on community By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent About six months ago there was a change in the administration of Elmhurst Hospital, when Pamela Dunley, MBA, MS, RN, CENP,  was named CEO of the local healthcare facility. She replaced Mary Lou […]

 
 

Tom Cullerton passes measures to help combat veterans’ suicide epidemic

Tom Cullerton passes measures to help combat veterans’ suicide epidemic

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) has advanced plans to tackle issues found during the Veterans Suicide Taskforce hearings. Cullerton passed Senate Bill 1693 to allow deceased veterans with military service to include their veteran status, branch of military and the period of time served in the military on their […]

 
 

Vandals strike Crescent Park home again

Vandals have damaged the same home in the 400 block of east May Street in Elmhurst twice in recent months. In the first incident that took place on Monday, January 31, the property was damaged when the concrete driveway of the home was spread with what appeared to be some […]

 
 

Couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from COD

Couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from COD

Bond set for two who allegedly ran financial aid fraud scheme DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced last week that charges had been filed against a Roselle couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the College of DuPage (COD) in an elaborate scheme involving financial aid fraud. Cedric […]

 
 

School Board Capsules…

Here’s what 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 April 25 at the District 205 Center. The meeting began with the recognition of outgoing board member Emily Bastedo and the introduction of […]

 
 

Elmhurst Extended Care plan rejected by second City entity

Elmhurst Extended Care plan rejected by second City entity

Owner attorney says denial would be discrimination By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent The Federal Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) prohibitions clearly extend to discriminatory zoning practices, according to Scott Day, attorney for Elmhurst Extended Care (EEC). Day spoke at an April 24th meeting of the Development, Planning and Zoning (DPZ) […]