Villa Park News

Eagle Scout project nets one ton of recyclables

Eagle Scout project nets one ton of recyclables

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Boy Scout Joseph Black (front row, 4th from left) from Troop 82 and his fellow Scout volunteers managed to collect almost a full ton of used electronics as his Eagle Scout project. Residents brought printers, laptops, cell phones and other items to the Immanuel Lutheran Church […]

 
 

Police Reports

Area police departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Addison   Sept. 20 Police said an officer […]

 
 

Homecoming royalty at Willowbrook

Homecoming royalty at Willowbrook

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Willowbrook High School celebrated its homecoming week last week. The special events included the Sept. 21 pep assembly that ended with the coronation of each class’s homecoming queens and kings. Pictured left to right are: freshman queen and king Izabelle Manning and John Swastek; sophomore queen and […]

 
 

Going pink

Going pink

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Willowbrook and Addison Trail girls volleyball teams squared off in District 88’s annual Go Pink match in Villa Park. The Sept. 11 battle between the two district rivals raised about $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Baked goods, tickets for raffles and pink ribbons were available […]

 
 

League of Women Voters hold meeting on District 205 Referendum

League of Women Voters hold meeting on District 205 Referendum

Join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., to hear about the ballot initiative for Community Unit School District 205. Associate Superintendent Mary Henderson and Executive Director of Communications, Bev Redmond will explain the […]

 
 

York Alumni Assn. finalizes Centennial plans. Change of venue for golf outing; Sat. night banquet cancelled

York Alumni Assn. finalizes Centennial plans. Change of venue for golf outing; Sat. night banquet cancelled

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   The Independent was able to sit down for one of the final committee meetings of the York Alumni Association as they finished off the plans for the upcoming Centennial Celebration of the high school’s 100th anniversary. In a recent issue of the […]

 
 

Bond set for Elmhurst man charged with videotaping 17-year-old girl

Bond set for Elmhurst man charged with videotaping 17-year-old girl

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced on Friday, Sept. 14, that an Elmhurst man has been charged with Unauthorized Video Recording, a Class 3 Felony, for allegedly videotaping a 17-year-old girl at an Elmhurst residence. Alberto Garcia, 34, of 989 No. York Road, appeared in Bond Court this […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park police reports–Sept. 13

The Lombard Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Criminal damage to property, damage to property, criminal […]

 
 

Willowbrook Parent Organization to host 3rd annual Craft Fair

Looking to get a head start on your holiday shopping – or just want to find a unique gift? The Willowbrook Parent Organization (WPO) will host its 3rd annual Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fieldhouse at the high school, 1250 S. […]

 
 

Memorial planned for Ivan Frick, College’s 11th President; Memorial gifts accepted for Frick-endowed book fund

Memorial planned for Ivan Frick, College’s 11th President; Memorial gifts accepted for Frick-endowed book fund

A celebration of life memorial service will be held in October for Dr. Ivan E. Frick, the 11th president of Elmhurst College. Dr. Frick passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, in Lancaster, Pa, at the age of 90. With his wife Ruth, Dr. Frick served the College from 1971 until […]