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St. Alexander CCW announces Woman of the Year

St. Alexander CCW announces Woman of the Year

Villa Park resident Mary Reedy O’Connor has been named the Woman of the Year by the St. Alexander Council of Catholic Women. She and Joyce Splan, president of the St. Alexander CCW will be honored at a Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Joseph M. Siegel, Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet […]

 
 

Police warn residents of attempted ruse burglary incident

Police warn residents of attempted ruse burglary incident

On Wednesday, March 22, at approximately 4 p.m., a ruse burglary incident occurred on the 300 block of East May Street. The senior resident answered her doorbell and spoke to a woman posing as a city water department employee. The woman was described as a female, possibly Hispanic, in her […]

 
 

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison By Dee Longfellow For The Independent   On Tuesday afternoon, March 28, the Independent learned that two men had been injured at about 11 a.m. while trimming trees near Lake St. & Villa Ave. in Addison. The men were working […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Selma M. Kosier, 96 Selma M. Kosier, nee Kauffman, of Chicago, passed away recently at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Carl; dear daughter of the late Samuel and Antonie Kauffman; sister of the late Fred Kauffman, Margaret (Olaf) Benson, Francis Kauffman, Bernice Kauffman, Rita (Parley Jr.) […]

 
 

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

On March 17, the Renegades High School Hockey Club – which is comprised of students from Addison Trail, Willowbrook, Fenton and Montini Catholic high schools – won the Illinois High School Hockey State Championship in the Combined Varsity Division. The team beat Glenbard Hockey 4-1. The Renegades finished the season […]

 
 

Election Day coming April 4

Election Day coming April 4

Time to get out and vote By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent By the time this edition of the Elmhurst Independent hits the newsstands, there will only be a few days left to consider early voting, available at City Hall. City Clerk Patti Spencer announced at the latest City […]

 
 

Kicking back

Kicking back

  photo by Paul DelGuidice Willowbrook varsity girls soccer team ‘kicked back’ and relaxed with some hot cocoa at the Funky Java Coffee House after practice on Saturday, March 25. New coach Julio Del Real (far right, standing) has lots of confidence his squad will be successful this season.

 
 

Police Reports

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 subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison March 23 • Police said Content E. Craft, 37, […]

 
 

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

Dukes’ first-year coach has mix of key veterans and newcomers. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The cupboard was left far from bare for first-year York softball coach Elizabeth Munn. Munn, an assistant in the program under former coach Jenna Nolan who was promoted to the top position, returns several key performers […]

 
 

All hands on deck for York baseball

All hands on deck for York baseball

Team efforts help Dukes start season strong. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The reason behind the York baseball team’s strong early-season start? The contributions of many. “Everybody who has gotten an opportunity so far has proven they belong here,” said York coach Dave Kalal. The Dukes started the season with non-conference […]