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Park District holds open house for public input

Park District holds open house for public input

Feedback sought for Vision 2020 Focus on the Future The Elmhurst Park District is hosting two more open house events to garner public input about Vision 2020, Focus on the Future, the Park Board’s in-depth comprehensive and strategic planning process. There will be two events held on Thursday, May 4. […]

 
 

District 205 recognizes recently-elected Board members

District 205 recognizes recently-elected Board members

District 205 recognizes recently-elected Board members On Tuesday, April 25, the newly elected members of the Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education were seated. They include incumbents Jim Collins and Margaret Harrell, as well as newcomer Kara Caforio. You may read about Mr. Collins and Dr. Harrell, as well as […]

 
 

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

A release was issued by the office of Police Chief Michael Ruth on Friday, April 21, former Elmhurst Police Officer Joseph R. Winkler passed away on April 19, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 81 years old. Joe joined the police department in Elmhurst in 1958 and served the […]

 
 

Illinois’ Tax Freedom Day a week later than average American

Illinois’ Tax Freedom Day a week later than average American

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The nation celebrated Tax Freedom Day Sunday. That’s the day when the entire country’s taxpayers have earned enough to pay off their collective burden to local, state and federal government. The numbers are crunched by the Tax Foundation, which does the annual exercise to show just how […]

 
 

‘Pass Illinois’ Budget’ effort calls for end of impasse

‘Pass Illinois’ Budget’ effort calls for end of impasse

Dr. Moyer joins almost 400 school execs insisting Illinois pass a budget On Monday, April 24, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer joined more than 390 school chiefs from across the state, representing 1.3 million students, in calling for the Illinois General Assembly to immediately pass […]

 
 

ILACP ask Governor to declare Distracted Driving Awareness Week

ILACP ask Governor to declare Distracted Driving Awareness Week

Effort brings awareness to distracted driving, texting According to a release issued by the Addison Police Department, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) has asked Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to declare April 24 – 28 as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week, in an effort to bring attention to […]

 
 

New Elmhurst Chamber Logo is 100 years in the making

New Elmhurst Chamber Logo is 100 years in the making

In preparation for its 100th Anniversary in 2018, the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry today unveiled a new logo and color palette, as approved at the April 11 Board of Directors meeting. The new logo features a multi-colored leaf from an Elm tree to the right of the organization’s […]

 
 

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Joe joined the police department in Elmhurst in 1958 and served the community for 34 years, retiring in 1992. He served on the Traffic Enforcement Unit, keeping a watchful eye for speed violations and drunk drivers. Winkler enjoyed his patrols on the three-wheeler motorcycle, which he rode most of the […]

 
 

Suburban residents head to Springfield on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association

Suburban residents head to Springfield on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association

Locals join more than 150 Illinois residents in Capitol  More than 150 Illinois citizens will come together to make their voices heard in Springfield on Wednesday, April 26. One of those advocates is Robin Zielin of Elmhurst. Robin lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease, and is hoping her local legislators hear her voice, “I know when I […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep announces new president

IC Catholic Prep announces new president

The IC Catholic Prep (ICCP) Administration and Board of Directors have announced that they have selected Tom Schergen to serve as the new President of IC Catholic Prep. Following an extensive search, Schergen was chosen to succeed interim President, Amy Fahey, and will begin his presidency this summer.   In July […]