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PANDAS/PANS Advocacy and Support Holds Fundraiser: The PANDAS Bash!

Help Support Families Struggling with PANDAS/PANS ELMHURST- On Friday, April 29, 2016 PANDAS/PANS Advocacy and Support (PAS) is hosting The PANDAS Bash! at Fitz’s Spare Keys at 119 N. York St. in Elmhurst, Illinois. The PANDAS Bash! will feature Mike and Joe, “a modern rock cover band widely regarded as […]

 
 

Bank Robbery

Bank Robbery

Elmhurst police are investigating a reported Bank Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, 04/19/16, at approximately 3:42 p.m. at TCF Bank, located within the Jewel Food Store at 153 E. Schiller Street, Elmhurst, Illinois. The offender entered the Jewel Store on Schiller Street and demanded money from the TCF Bank teller. […]

 
 

YMCA Celebrates with longest member

YMCA Celebrates with longest member

On Friday, April 8, 2016 the Elmhurst YMCA celebrated the Grand Opening of the new men’s locker room.   Dick Malone, President and CEO of YMCA of Metro Chicago, was present alongside Angie Flesch, Elmhurst  YMCA’s Executive Director, senior Elmhurst YMCA staff and Charles “Chuck” Weigel, Jr., former Mayor of Elmhurst (1961-1973) and the […]

 
 

Nybo advances EpiPen legislation to train first-responders Action comes on the heels of Annie LeGere tragedy

Nybo advances EpiPen legislation to train first-responders  Action comes on the heels of Annie LeGere tragedy

  SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) is working to expand first responders’ ability to help save people suffering from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.   Nybo was spurred to file legislation that will allow specially trained police officers to administer epinephrine via an auto-injector, or EpiPen, in an […]

 
 

Mayor disappointed as School, Park officials skip storm water meeting City trying to expedite storm water project at Bryan Middle School: Grabowski

Mayor disappointed as School, Park officials skip storm water meeting  City trying to expedite storm water project at Bryan Middle School: Grabowski

  By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent Mayor Steve Morley expressed his disappointment last week that elected officials from neither the District 205 School Board nor the Elmhurst Park District attended the last Storm Water Communications Committee meeting held last week. “The best way to characterize it is that […]

 
 

Two indicted in armed robbery of Elmhurst gas station, suburban ATMs Charges include unlawful carry or use of firearm

Two indicted in armed robbery of Elmhurst gas station, suburban ATMs  Charges include unlawful carry or use of firearm

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to a release issued by the office of the U.S. Attorney, two men have been indicted for the armed robbery of a gas station in Elmhurst, as well as a series of armed robberies, which took place at various automatic teller […]

 
 

By 4-2 vote, Zoning Commission approves six-story Opus rentals 

Corrado: how much more traffic can the streets take?

By 4-2 vote, Zoning Commission approves six-story Opus rentals 

Corrado: how much more traffic can the streets take?


By Dan McLeister 
For The Elmhurst Independent The Zoning and Planning Commission (ZPC) approved by a 4-2 vote the Opus six-story mixed-use project for rental units and retail space proposed on the corner of Addison and First. Three of the nine-member Commission were absent: Dave Garland, Susan McCoyd and Kurt […]

 
 

Miscommunication discussed at long D-205 School Board meeting

Miscommunication discussed at long D-205 School Board meeting

Resident criticizes Moyers’ “bullying” management style By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent Discussion about the lack of transparency and miscommunication by the administration of School District 205 about larger class sizes and the need for more teachers at York High School went deeper than just those two topics. Twenty […]

 
 

Dist. 205’s new salary ranges start at $100,500 for elementary principal Most administrators at or near bottom in total compensation

Dist. 205’s new salary ranges start at $100,500 for elementary principal  Most administrators at or near bottom in total compensation

By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent School District 205 Superintendent David Moyer recently discovered that administrators in Elmhurst, with few exceptions, are currently at or near the bottom in total compensation compared with the traditional comparison districts of Barrington, Naperville, Indian Prairie, St. Charles, Geneva and District 200 (Wheaton-Warrenville). […]

 
 

Election County, State and National candidates

Election County, State and National candidates

                Republicans in the Primary United States President Donald J. Trump Ted Cruz Marco Rubio John R. Kasich   U.S. Senate James T. Marter Mark Steven Kirk 5th Congressional District No Candidate 8th Congressional District Pete DiCianni State of Illinois State Comptroller Leslie […]