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Bond Set for Tow Truck Driver Accused of Murder in Road Rage Shooting

Bond Set for Tow Truck Driver Accused of Murder in Road Rage Shooting

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Illinois State Police District 15 Commander Captain Robert Meeder announced today that bond has been set for a tow truck driver accused of fatally shooting the driver of a semitrailer truck following an apparent road rage altercation late last week. Anthony Tillmon, 34 […]

 
 

ILACP ask Governor to declare Distracted Driving Awareness Week

ILACP ask Governor to declare Distracted Driving Awareness Week

Effort brings awareness to distracted driving, texting According to a release issued by the Addison Police Department, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) has asked Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to declare April 24 – 28 as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week, in an effort to bring attention to […]

 
 

UCCA to host Taste of the Town: Food for Life

UCCA to host Taste of the Town: Food for Life

United Community Concerns Association will host Taste of the Town: Food for Life, an Elmhurst food and drink sampling, on Thursday, May 18 from 6-10 p.m. at the Wilder Mansion. The evening will showcase food, wine, and beer tastings from 15 Elmhurst restaurants, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and live music by the […]

 
 

New Elmhurst Chamber Logo is 100 years in the making

New Elmhurst Chamber Logo is 100 years in the making

In preparation for its 100th Anniversary in 2018, the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry today unveiled a new logo and color palette, as approved at the April 11 Board of Directors meeting. The new logo features a multi-colored leaf from an Elm tree to the right of the organization’s […]

 
 

Danica Patrick hosts “A Girlfriends’ Guide to Healthy Driven” May 3 in Oak Brook

Danica Patrick hosts “A Girlfriends’ Guide to Healthy Driven” May 3 in Oak Brook

 Danica Patrick, race car driver and spokesperson for Edward-Elmhurst Health, will host “A Girlfriends’ Guide to Healthy Driven” on May 3, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club, 800 Oak Brook Rd. in Oak Brook. Patrick, who grew up in Roscoe, Illinois, drives the No. […]

 
 

“My Teacher is the BEST!” contest

“My Teacher is the BEST!” contest

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 25th paper. All letters to be […]

 
 

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Joe joined the police department in Elmhurst in 1958 and served the community for 34 years, retiring in 1992. He served on the Traffic Enforcement Unit, keeping a watchful eye for speed violations and drunk drivers. Winkler enjoyed his patrols on the three-wheeler motorcycle, which he rode most of the […]

 
 

Suburban residents head to Springfield on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association

Suburban residents head to Springfield on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association

Locals join more than 150 Illinois residents in Capitol  More than 150 Illinois citizens will come together to make their voices heard in Springfield on Wednesday, April 26. One of those advocates is Robin Zielin of Elmhurst. Robin lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease, and is hoping her local legislators hear her voice, “I know when I […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Thursday-Sunday, April 27, 28, 29 and 30 York High School drama will perform West Side Story. Tickets will go on sale to the public beginning Thursday, March 16 at www.ticketpeak.com/res/yorkdrama. Saturday, April 29 From 9 a.m.-12 noon, the City of Elmhurst along with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE will […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

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 April 14 Officers responded to a reported […]