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CORRECTION

In the June 11 edition of the Elmhurst Independent, a photo appeared on pg. 10 of a person protesting the death of George Floyd. In the caption, the name erroneously read George “Lloyd” instead of George “Floyd.” The Independent apologizes for the error.

 
 

Preparations in place for annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

Preparations in place for annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   It’s time to start making preparations for Thanksgiving Day and that means buying the turkey, planning the menu and inviting guests. The other thing for Thanksgiving morning is to make sure you are registered for 36th annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot. The […]

 
 

Timothy Christian’s Clark 10th in state in the 3,200. York’s May 11th in the 1,600

Timothy Christian’s Clark 10th in state in the 3,200. York’s May 11th in the 1,600

Timothy Christian’s Clark 10th in the state in the 3,200 York’s May 11th in the 1,600 By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian junior Hope Clark finished 10th in the state in the 3,200 run at the recent Class 1A girls track and field state finals at Eastern Illinois University. Clark […]

 
 

Four men accused of breaking into Lombard apartment

Four men accused of breaking into Lombard apartment

Following alleged robbery, suspects lead high-speed chase thru Villa Park, Elmhurst DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton have announced that bond has been set for Mashawn Barnes, 27, of Chicago; Kevin Jones, 31, of Chicago; Calvert Williams, 29, of Matteson; and Dion Young, […]

 
 

District 205 announces Moyer salary adjustment

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   During a meeting held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, School District 205 Board members voted unanimously during the meeting to adjust the base annual salary of District 205 Superintendent David Moyer for the current school year. The board voted to increase Moyer’s base […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 13

ALBERT ANDERSON Albert Anderson, age 81, of Lombard. Beloved husband of Willa, nee Rhear; loving father of Wanda (the late Mark) Nelson and Sarah (Kevin) Pearson; devoted grandfather of Peter (Beth) Nelson and Laura (Christopher) Horner; great-grandfather of Ryan, Elissa, Samuel, Lily, Caleb and Violet; fond brother of Lewis Anderson, […]

 
 

Former newspaper GM charged with theft

Former newspaper GM charged with theft

She allegedly owes nearly $274,000 to company   The former general manager of the company that publishes this newspaper has been charged in a Wisconsin court with bilking more than $270,000 from the firm. Cynthia R. Jensen, 55, of Kingston, was charged Sept. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with […]

 
 

Elmhurst Toyota, BMW Jaguar hosts annual USO Barbecue for the Troops

Elmhurst Toyota, BMW Jaguar hosts annual USO Barbecue for the Troops

Community fundraising event takes place Saturday, July 14   Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. On Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elmhurst Toyota, Elmhurst BMW and Jaguar Elmhurst, at 440 W. […]

 
 

Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

On Sunday, June 24, the Elmhurst Airborne basketball took part in a fundraiser to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand. It took place in the Campbell Gymnasium at York High School. The event featured Clay Custer and some of his Loyola University Basketball teammates providing an afternoon of instructional guidance in the […]

 
 

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Police discontinue search after about four hours By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Early in the evening of Wednesday, June 13, the Independent learned that the Elmhurst Police Department was in the midst of a search for man who is a suspect in a retail theft. The suspect […]