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York girls basketball team defeats Glenbard East

Gray scores 20 in Dukes boys basketball game against West Aurora. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls basketball team stood at 6-3 overall after splitting a pair of games with Glenbard West and Glenbard East. In a 55-40 non-conference win against Glenbard East, York led 14-2 after the first […]


York Township Caucus nominates candidates

Decision by caucus rather than election saves taxpayers $25,000 On Tuesday, Dec. 6, nearly 200 civic minded voters attended the York Township Republican Caucus at Glenbard East High School and cast their ballots to nominate John W. Valle for Township Supervisor, Deanna Wilkins for Township Assessor, Dick Schroeder for Township […]



Albert “Al” Ashworth Albert “Al” Wayne Ashworth of Elmhurst passed away recently. Beloved husband of Marguerite “Margie” Alice Ashworth nee Knapp; loving father of Cheryl (Martin) Olson and Albert William (Michelle) Ashworth; cherished grandfather of Erik Olson, Lisa (Richard) Varada, Tara Olson, Christopher (Cristina) Ashworth, Andrew Ashworth and David (Allie) […]


Villa Park library looking to renovate, expand $10.6 million bond issue sought

By Paul DelGuidice For the Villa Park Independent Villa Park library officials addressed the Board of Trustees on Monday, Dec. 5 to request a bond issue referendum question be placed on the April 4, 2017 ballot asking residents to vote on funding for expansion, needed repairs and upgrades to the […]


City tax levy reduced by $500,000 excluding library levy Significant increases in police, fire pension contributions

By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent City Council has reduced the City 2016 tax levy, excluding the Library levy, by $500,000 from $10,381,752 in 2015 to $9,881,752 in 2016. That is a reduction of 4.82 percent or $27.52 in taxes for an average home of $361,297 market value when […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Enjoy the Holiday Season! ——————————————————— Ongoing programs: • Currently on display through March 12, 2017, the Elmhurst Historical Museum presents “In Her Own Right: Marion Mahony Griffin. More than a talented artist and architect: Griffin was the backbone of […]


Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst 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. Battery Dec. 4 Michael S. Koski, 50, of […]


York girls bowling team second at Rich East tournament Dukes also improved standing at recent Plainfield Central event.

York girls bowling team second at Rich East tournament  Dukes also improved standing at recent Plainfield Central event.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York girls bowling coach Katie Turnbull has plenty of reasons to be optimistic after the Dukes’ first two tournaments of the season. York opened the 2016-2017 season by taking seventh at the Plainfield Central tournament. The Dukes took 17th and ninth there the previous two years. […]


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