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  Pick of the Week – An event not to be missed! Thursday, Nov. 26 Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot The 32nd annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot to fight hunger will take place on Thanksgiving morning. This year’s event will feature members of the U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard and the […]

 
 

Multiple vehicle accident on North Avenue

Multiple vehicle accident on North Avenue

This multiple vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, November 18, on North Avenue just east of Route 83 at around 6:20 p.m. Police, fire and ambulance crews responded immediately and routed westbound traffic to the north lane of North Avenue. Airbags deployed on an SUV that flipped. There were no details […]

 
 

At York High School’s Avenue of Flags…

At York High School’s Avenue of Flags…

Although it was a little windy on Veterans Day this year, it was the perfect weather for flying flags, all of which were at “full attention” all through the day on November 11. In addition to this Avenue of Flags placed around the circle drive, there was a field of […]

 
 

New Vietnam War Memorial dedicated

New Vietnam War Memorial dedicated

A color guard stands over the newly-installed stone built to commemorate the 14 young men from Elmhurst who were killed in the Vietnam War. It stands at the site where the Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial stood for a week in 1988. A smaller memorial was placed there under a tree […]

 
 

Four arrested in Elmhurst following Chicago shooting

Four arrested in Elmhurst following Chicago shooting

Charges include gun possession by gang member By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent A shooting on the west side of Chicago resulted in four arrests taking place near Berens Park by the Elmhurst Police Department. The Independent learned on Sunday, November 15, that Chicago police reported shots fired between […]

 
 

Another suspicious vehicle approaches child

Another suspicious vehicle approaches child

Victim able to describe suspect, vehicle Elmhurst — On the morning of Monday, November 16, The Independent received the following Special Bulletin from the Elmhurst Police Department: On November 13, 2015, at 5:10 p.m., a male subject driving a truck similar to the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado approached a 12-year-old boy […]

 
 

Nov. 26 marks 32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

Nov. 26 marks 32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

“If you’re not cookin’, you’re in the way!” ELMHURST – This Thanksgiving, November 26, will mark the 32nd year runners and walkers will take to the streets of Elmhurst to raise money for DuPage County emergency feeding and shelter agencies: United Community Concerns Association, Loaves and Fishes Community Services, West […]

 
 

Man reported missing found in Kenosha three days later

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Elmhurst Police Department issued a notice that a 67-year-old man with a learning disability was missing and considered to be in danger because of his inability to care for himself. The individual was identified as Thomas D. Schiavone, 67, […]

 
 

VP Village Board votes to keep collected taxes

  Symbolic resolutions for motor fuel, distributive taxes passed By Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent The Villa Park Board of Trustees, at the Monday, Oct. 26 Formal Meeting, voted to approve two resolutions to urge state legislators to consider local municipalities on two tax questions. The symbolic Resolutions […]

 
 

Senator Harmon to host Community Health Fair in Addison

The public is invited to a Community Health Fair sponsored by Senator Don Harmon and State Representative Kathy Willis on Friday, November 6 from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. This free event will take place at Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak Street in Addison. Representatives at the event will provide free […]