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Symphony receives most grant dollars among list of 14 applicants

Symphony receives most grant dollars among list of 14 applicants

City program supports community organizations By Dan McLeister
for The Elmhurst Independent At a recent meeting of the Explore Elmhurst Community Grant Committee, the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra received the highest grant of $25,000 in the City’s community grant program. The money was to assist with costs associated with the first two […]

 
 

Edward-Elmhurst’s Pam Davis honored with Career Achievement Award

Edward-Elmhurst’s Pam Davis honored with Career Achievement Award

Chicago Health Executives Forum(CHEF), the largest independent chapter of the American College of Health Executives (ACHE), has honored Pam Davis, system CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health, with its prestigious Career Achievement Award. The announcement was made at the 41st CHEF annual meeting on February 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “I can’t […]

 
 

Insurance plan legislation moves to Senate

Insurance plan legislation moves to Senate

Legislation that ensures access to the State Employees Group Insurance Plan for adopted children of plan participants was approved unanimously in the Illinois House of Representatives recently. Specifically, HB 817 creates a uniform definition of terms for interstate adoptions as they relate to the availability of state health insurance coverage. […]

 
 

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

The Home and Garden Expo premieres at the beautiful Westin Hotel in Lombard at Yorktown Shopping center on March 25 and 26 with free admission and free parking. Thousands of homeowners in the prestigious DuPage County communities as well as the entire Chicagoland area have attended this event to find […]

 
 

More state government consolidation a step closer

DuPage County’s successful government consolidation model is expected to save taxpayers more than $100 million over the next 20 years. To take local government consolidation to the next level in Illinois, state Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) passed Senate Bill 3, which will spread DuPage County’s bipartisan government consolidation model […]

 
 

District 205 welcomes three new elementary principals

District 205 welcomes three new elementary principals

At a recent Board meeting, the Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education approved the appointment of three new elementary principals who will serve Emerson, Jackson and Lincoln Schools in 2017-18. All three will begin work in District 205 on July 1, 2017. Michelle Thompson Michelle Thompson will be taking the […]

 
 

York High School presents junior Honor Roll students

York High School presents junior Honor Roll students

York Community High School has named a total of 1,976 students to the first semester honor roll for the 2016-17 school year, based on their exemplary academic performance. Students achieving a 3.5 or higher are recognized with High Honors and students achieving 3.0 – 3.4999 grade point average are recognized […]

 
 

Cullerton to host town hall meetings in Itasca, Glendale Heights, Bartlett and Villa Park

Cullerton to host town hall meetings in Itasca, Glendale Heights, Bartlett and Villa Park

In an effort to bring state government to the residents of the 23rd State Senate District, Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is hosting four community town hall meetings this month. The meetings give residents the chance to ask Cullerton questions and discuss issues important to the 23rd Senate District. Below […]

 
 

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Grant Muren sentenced to 20 years for murder of roommate

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin today announced that Grant Muren, 24, has been sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the 2014 death of fifty-five-year-old Charles Clarke of Vail Court, Naperville. On September 16, 2014, following a bench trial, Judge Brian Telander found Muren […]