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Four candidates vie for three seats in Trustees race

Four candidates vie for three seats in Trustees race

  For The Villa Park Independent National elections seem to get all the attention, but as the saying goes ‘all politics is local.’ The Consolidated General Election on April 4, 2017 could be characterized as ‘more local than most’ for Villa Park residents. “I hope Villa Park voters turn out […]

 
 

Art in the Park returns for 21st year

Art in the Park returns for 21st year

Art in the Park returns for 21st year More than 125 artists will gather at Wilder Park on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for this free event, which will also feature food, music and children’s activities. Browse a wide array of art including jewelry, […]

 
 

Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

Hops for Humanity close to the $100,000 mark in its contributions

Quarterly event offers benefits to brewers, charities, members By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Ever donate $100 to a cause and just sort of wonder where it goes or if it’s really doing any good? What if you could give $10,000? That would certainly make a difference. It would […]

 
 

Residents question downtown proposed zoning changes

Residents question downtown proposed zoning changes

One of largest crowds ever attends City meeting By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent One of the largest crowds ever to attend a City meeting came to the Zoning and Planning Commission public hearing on March 23. About 40 people stood around the walls of the City Council room while […]

 
 

Park Board capsules…

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on March 13 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven commissioners attended the meeting, with Commissioner Doug Ennis participating via telephone. […]

 
 

Addison Township residents face three propositions

Addison Township residents face three propositions

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Residents of Addison Township should be aware there are three propositions that will appear on the April 4 ballot regarding some key issues that could affect the future of the quality of life in the area. The first reads: “Should the Federal Aviation Administration […]

 
 

City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

The City of Elmhurst is partnering with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE to host the 2017 Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event will be held at Elmhurst College, using the Alexander Parking Lot. Items that will be recycled include: eye glasses, […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls soccer team ready for 2017 season

Timothy Christian girls soccer team ready for 2017 season

Zeilstra, Kocol among key returners for Trojans. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian girls soccer coach Jon Hamelinck has plenty to be excited about with his squad this season. The Trojans return a number of key performers from a 2016 team that won 10 games and went 3-2 in the […]

 
 

York boys volleyball team defeats Wheaton Academy

York boys volleyball team defeats Wheaton Academy

Timothy Christian baseball team defeats Harvest Christian in extra innings. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys volleyball team opened the 2017 season with a 25-21, 25-18 non-conference win against Wheaton Academy. Evan Haug had seven kills, while John Goehl added six kills and Rio Diaz had 22 assists. Michael […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep softball team starts season 2-1

IC Catholic Prep softball team starts season 2-1

Hurt scores hat trick to help Knights’ girls soccer team win at Windy City invite. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep softball team started its season with a 2-1 mark through its first three games. The Knights opened the 2017 campaign with a 7-6 setback to Ridgewood. Ridgewood […]