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“Women of World War II: On the Front Lines & the Home Front” presented at area libraries

“Women of World War II: On the Front Lines & the Home Front” presented at area libraries

Elmhurst resident, Barb Warner Deane, author of “On The Homefront and Killing Her Softly,” novels recently published by The Wild Rose Press, will be presenting a program entitled “Women of World War II: On the Front Lines & the Home Front” at several area libraries, including: Monday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. […]

 
 

Health Department to use grant to combat opioid crisis

The DuPage County Health Department will receive $1.5 million dollars in federal funds over the next four years to provide training and medication for emergency treatment of opioid overdose. “Clearly the opioid crisis is beyond the scope of local assets, so we are thrilled with this infusion of resources,” said […]

 
 

Lizzadro Museum moving to Oak Brook

Lizzadro Museum moving to Oak Brook

Current building cannot be modified for museum’s growing needs According to a release from the City of Elmhurst, an official at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art announced that it will be moving to a new location in Oak Brook on Tuesday evening, Sept. 28, at a Board meeting of […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Programs for October 2017

Elmhurst Community Programs for October 2017

Programs air on COMCAST Channel 6 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 Programs may also be found at ElmhurstTV.com Elmhurst Our Kind Of Town #1406 Elmhurst Time Travelers #32 Host: Ken Bartels Special Guest: Brian Bergheger, Director, Elmhurst History Museum Sundays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 6 p.m. (starts Sun […]

 
 

Sen. Nybo, Rep. Breen partner for third annual drive to benefit overseas troops

Sen. Nybo, Rep. Breen partner for third annual drive to benefit overseas troops

Beginning October 3, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) and State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) will once again partner with the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local Lilac Post 5815 for their third annual “Support Our Troops” collection drive. Items collected throughout the months of October […]

 
 

Fire Dept.’s Rapid Response Vehicle awarded “Best Innovation”

Fire Dept.’s Rapid Response Vehicle awarded “Best Innovation”

DMMC selects Elmhurst over five other communities The Elmhurst Fire Department’s new ALS Rapid Response Vehicle was recently awarded the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference’s “Best Innovation” award, receiving more votes that any of the other six municipalities vying for the award. The vehicle, a 2017 Ford Explorer, is known […]

 
 

History Museum, County Stormwater Mgmt. hosts quarry tours

History Museum, County Stormwater Mgmt. hosts quarry tours

In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management opened its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility to a sold-out crowd on Saturday, Sept. 30. More than 500 people registered to get a rare, inside look at this DuPage County landmark. During the event, attendees learned how the County […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at School District 205 … By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Presentation on annual budget, […]

 
 

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 September 25 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Board president Vincent Spaeth was absent from the meeting. Van Voorst Park […]

 
 

City holds public meeting with FAA

City holds public meeting with FAA

Residents discuss Runway Rotation Tests, nighttime airplane noise At press time, the City of Elmhurst and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had scheduled a public meeting at City Hall to discuss the Chicago Department of Aviation’s Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Program on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The FAA was asked to […]