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Elgin Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Heroin Bust WHEATON

Elgin Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Heroin Bust WHEATON

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced today that Eduardo Lara-Cardenas, 29 (d.o.b. 9/5/1966) formerly of 327 McClure Road, Elgin, has been sentenced to 23 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) for possession and attempted delivery of Heroin. On October 14, 2016, Lara-Cardenas entered a plea of guilty […]

 
 

City discusses three types of indoor sports facilities Economic impact could be as much as $16.9 million, consultant’s report says

City discusses three types of indoor sports facilities  Economic impact could be as much as $16.9 million, consultant’s report says

By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent As Elmhurst considers an indoor sports facility, a consultant to the City has outlined three types to consider: an ice arena, a gymnasium and a turf facility. The report, which is on the City’s web site, did not discuss a location. The estimated […]

 
 

Elmhurst 255 downtown apartments now open Morningside Group welcomes first residents at the new luxury living community

Elmhurst 255 downtown apartments now open  Morningside Group welcomes first residents at the new luxury living community

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Well, it’s official. For the past ten years or so, Elmhurst has been waiting and waiting as all the negotiations went down around a project formerly known as Hahn Street. One difficulty with the project was the 2008 financial crunch that more or […]

 
 

York & Vallette Fall Fest takes place Saturday

York & Vallette Fall Fest takes place Saturday

Elmhurst — On Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the York & Vallette Business Association will host its annual Fall Fest at York and the Prairie Path. Come out and enjoy games, rides, food and all kinds of fun. Wear your costume if you’d like and plan […]

 
 

Lions Club pumpkin patch opens Oct. 10 Family Fest planned for Oct. 23

Lions Club pumpkin patch opens Oct. 10  Family Fest planned for Oct. 23

ELMHURST – October is a busy month for the Elmhurst Lions Club, which has planned several activities to raise funds for programs that support the visually and hearing impaired. Beginning Monday, October 10, the annual Lions Pumpkin Patch opens at The Abbey, 407 W. St. Charles Rd.  Pumpkins of all […]

 
 

First Responders Breakfast will raise funds for defibrillator units Community urged to attend to thank brave police, fire personnel

First Responders Breakfast will raise funds for defibrillator units  Community urged to attend to thank brave police, fire personnel

By Dee Longfellow For The Villa Park Independent On Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, a local not-for-profit organization called Barks and Boots is hosting a breakfast just for First Responders which will help raise funds to purchase Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) units for the Villa Park […]

 
 

Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines

Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines

Body discovered at golf club entrance by employee By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Thursday, Sept. 29 at about 8:15 a.m., an unsuspecting employee of White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville arrived at work to find the body of a deceased woman at the entrance to the club. Following […]

 
 

Scheduled Rock Blasting performed at the Elmhurst Quarry Friday

Scheduled Rock Blasting performed at the Elmhurst Quarry Friday

Elmhurst, IL —  Scheduled Rock Blasting was performed at the Elmhurst Quarry on Friday September 16th at 4:25 p.m. Ludwig Explosives, a contractor who has been hired by the City of Elmhurst, performed the scheduled rock blasting in conjunction with the Walnut/Myrtle/Evergreen Stormwater Improvement Project. The contractor sounded a series of […]

 
 

Park Board news…

Park Board news…

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 Sept. 12 at the district’s administrative building at 375 W. First Street. All seven commissioners attended the meeting. There were no public comments. Lakota […]

 
 

Chicago Woman Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail for Death of Family Cat

Chicago Woman Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail for Death of Family Cat

Judge bans her from owning companion animal for life   WHEATON – DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that Kelly Palermo, 51, (d.o.b. 9/15/1964) of 5932 N. Ozanam, Chicago, has been sentenced to ninety days in the DuPage County Jail for her role in the stabbing death […]