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Election night serves up victories, disappointments, much relief that it’s over

Election night serves up victories, disappointments, much relief that it’s over

Cullerton defeats Lewis in nail-biter; Conroy stomps Holan; DiCianni beat by Krishnamoorthi By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Tuesday evening was filled with surprises, groans and triumphs until the biggest collective gasp of all – the one that came at 1:30 a.m. when the Associated Press and other media outlets […]

 
 

I am thankful for….

I am thankful for….

Since Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks, we would like to gather and print letters about what your child is thankful for. Have your child complete the “I am thankful for….” form and we will print the first 75 letters in our Thursday, November 24th paper. All letters will be […]

 
 

Knights of Columbus to hold Classic CAR SHOW

Knights of Columbus to hold Classic CAR SHOW

Show open to all years, makes and models The Elmhurst Knights of Columbus will hold their second annual Classic Car Show on June 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Registration is 9:00 a.m. to noon. Music will feature Dennis “Big Bopper” Secara. The event location is […]

 
 

Special Kids Carnival Day to be held June 11

Special Kids Carnival Day to be held June 11

Elmhurst – As is tradition in Elmhurst, the end of the school year means it’s time for the annual Jaycees Carnival, which includes Special Kids Carnival Day. Special Kids Day takes place at the Carnival on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon when the rides and games […]

 
 

“My Teacher is the BEST!”

“My Teacher is the BEST!”

Is your child’s teacher more than just a teacher? Does he/she provide an outstanding role model for him or her? If so, please have your child write and tell us in 100 words or less. The first 75 letters will appear in our May 26 paper. All letters to be […]

 
 

Local election results

Local election results

Ctybd 2 2Yr R R Total Number of Precincts 168 Precincts Reporting 168 100.0 % Vote For 1 Times Counted 25865/102154 25.3 % Total Votes 21546 Richard F. Blass R 7829 36.34% Elaine Zannis R 6847 31.78% Anna Manzo R 3940 18.29% Zachary C. Wilson R 2930 13.60%   Con […]

 
 

Police investigating residential burglary attempt

Police investigating residential burglary attempt

Elmhurst – According to a release issued by the Elmhurst Police Department, police are investigating a reported Residential Burglary Attempt, which occurred in the 200 block of N. Clinton on Tuesday, November 17 at 11:30 a.m. The offender, who is described as a male/white with a medium build, wearing a […]

 
 

Police seek suspicious van that approached 12-year-old

Police seek suspicious van that approached 12-year-old

Elmhurst — On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at approximately 5:56 p.m., Elmhurst Police Officers responded to the area of Chandler and Adelia for a suspicious vehicle. A 12-year-old Elmhurst resident reported that while walking in the area, a white minivan, described as possibly a Dodge Caravan with rust and tinted […]