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Police arrest three for passing counterfeit bills

Police arrest three for passing counterfeit bills

Suspects charged with felony forgery By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Monday afternoon, Nov. 28, the Independent learned that on November 15 at 8 p.m., the Elmhurst police responded to the 100 block of York Road, where a male subject had attempted to pass a counterfeit $100-dollar bill […]

 
 

The Independent presents “I am thankful…” letters

The Independent presents “I am thankful…” letters

The children of Elmhurst share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving… I am thankful for… God, Holidays, turkey, Thanksgiving. I am thankful for clothes, water, food, homes, school, World, Family, friends. I’m glad that people can learn and live. I love all Holidays. Name: Abby Age: 9 School: Field […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

Knights close out perfect campaign with another blowout victory. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Perfection! Domination! Those are the two words that sum up the IC Catholic Prep football team’s 2016 season. The Knights put the bow on a perfect 14-0 season with a 43-0 victory over Carlinville in the Class […]

 
 

IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

Jordan Rowell (#35) dashes to Immaculate Conception’s fourth touchdown of the game in their Illinois High School Association Class 3A State Championship Game with the Carlinville Cavaliers. The IC Knights were leading 29-0 after one quarter of play. They led 29-0 at halftime as well. Photo by Daniel L. Chamness, […]

 
 

More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to the Elmhurst Police Reports, on Nov. 7 there were numerous incidents reported in which a suspect had purchased or attempted to purchase items using a $100 bill that was later found to be counterfeit. • A complainant told police at around 5:49 […]

 
 

Saluting our veterans… Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

Saluting our veterans…  Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent In October, Edward DePasque got the thrill of a lifetime. The U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War had the opportunity to go on the much-publicized Honor Flight out of Chicago. Family and friends agreed that if anyone should deserve the recognition of […]

 
 

The legacy lives on… Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

The legacy lives on…  Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Campbell Gym was filled with well-wishers admiring tabletop displays defined by decades. Each decade told another chapter in the life of a person who has touched other lives perhaps more than any other person in history – at least at York High […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship plans fundraiser

IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship plans fundraiser

                            Family, friends remember Elmhurst resident lost at sea Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry at the Elmhurst YMCA, 211 W. First Street on Sunday, November 13 […]

 
 

Week 11 Preview

Week 11 Preview

Paxton-Buckley-Loda (9-1) at IC Catholic Prep (10-0) What: Second round of the Class 3A state football playoffs When: Friday or Saturday. Check IHSA.org for exact day and time Where: Lewis Stadium at Plunkett Athletic Complex, Elmhurst Seeds: PBL is the No. 8 seed on the top half of the Class […]

 
 

Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent I don’t know where you plan to be this Sunday but I know where I’ll be… and likely the rest of the community. There will be a retirement celebration held for long-time York Cross Country Coach Joe Newton, who is stepping down after […]