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Margaret A. “Peg” Zientara, 79

Margaret A. “Peg” Zientara, nee Burke, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 79. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Loving mother of Mark (Barb), John (Kim) and Lisa Zientara. Dear grandmother of Caitlyn, Derek, and Brianna and Zach Zientara. Cherished aunt and great aunt of […]

 
 

Addison Trail football week 8 preview

Addison Trail football week 8 preview

Addison Trail football week 8 preview Morton (1-6, 1-3) at Addison Trail (2-5, 0-4) When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Addison Trail High School, Addison Last week: Willowbrook 56, Morton 6; Hinsdale South 23, Addison Trail 15 Last year: Addison Trail 47, Morton 28 Outlook: After starting the season 2-0, the […]

 
 

Annual Kite Fest takes to the sky Aug. 5

Annual Kite Fest takes to the sky Aug. 5

Make plans to stop by Berens Park in Elmhurst on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for Elmhurst Park District’s annual Kite Fest, a day of free fun for all ages! The skies will be alive with kite stunts and tricks as Elmhurst welcomes some of the Midwest’s best […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports report

Elmhurst Sports report

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team finishes fourth in state Timothy’s Daniels and Hoogendorn win four matches at state tennis. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer capped off a record-breaking season by finishing fourth in the state in Class 1A. The Knights lost 9-0 to Quincy […]

 
 

Police arrest local man for attempted robbery, felony theft

Police arrest local man for attempted robbery, felony theft

Elmhurst Police have charged a local man for Felony Theft which occurred at the Shell Gas Station at 103 W. Third Street on May 3, 2017, at 3:15 a.m. and attempted robbery of the 7- Eleven Store at 572 S. York Rd. A white/male in his 40’s, wearing a White […]

 
 

Elmhurst sports photo page captions for 3/30/17 issue York girls lacrosse

Elmhurst sports photo page captions for 3/30/17 issue York girls lacrosse

Nailbiter! York vs. Montini girls lacrosse

 
 

Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

Quarterly event offers benefits to brewers, charities, members By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Ever donate $100 to a cause and just sort of wonder where it goes or if it’s really doing any good? What if you could give $10,000? That would certainly make a difference. It would […]

 
 

Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

Armpit Orchestra to honor Sutherland’s memory

Cancer Center fundraising effort takes place through St. Pat’s Parade For the 9th straight year the men of the “World Famous” Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra (aka “EAO”) will entertain those attending the Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The EAO, featured on WGN radio and a segment with ABC channel 7 TV’s […]

 
 

Friends of the Library celebrate 75 years

Friends of the Library celebrate 75 years

Raise funds to enhance building; sponsor youth poetry contest By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Friends of the Library Association was formed in 1941 by a group of 150 residents in celebration of Elmhurst Public Library’s 25th anniversary. Its purpose was to help the library in ways […]

 
 

From the City’s backstage…

From the City’s backstage…

Tony Cuzzone: The interesting man with four business cards By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Editor’s note: In his annual State of the City address, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley always praises the staff, employees, managers and directors who work for the City of Elmhurst,, noting they do a good […]