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Dennis Aldred passes away

  Dennis Alan Aldred died peacefully at home in the presence of family. Dennis attended Bradley University, graduating in 1962, with a degree in Chemistry. College also was the place he met his future wife, Betsy, whom he married in 1963. That fall, Dennis began working on his MBA at […]

 
 

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

Elmhurst – The City of Elmhurst recently purchased two homes, located on Geneva Avenue adjacent to East End Park. The purchase of homes at 289 N. Geneva Avenue and 285 N. Geneva Avenue will assist the City in providing flood reduction benefits to nine homes located west of East End […]

 
 

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Elmhurst Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an inbound Metra train on the Union Pacific rail line on Friday, October 9, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, concerned neighbors reported that an elderly female resident who lived independently had not been seen […]

 
 

10/8/15 Print Versions

10/8/15 Print Versions

   

 
 

FAA claims less airplane noise when new runway opens

FAA claims less airplane noise when new runway opens

Morley: take complaints to congressmen   By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials said there would be less airplane noise when a new runway is scheduled to open October 15th. But they did not say how much less noise. During a meeting at Elmhurst City […]

 
 

Fraternal groups, businesses ask City to allow video gaming

Fraternal groups, businesses ask City to allow video gaming

Quigley: City policy is hurting its own local businesses By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent The Public Affairs and Safety (PAS) Committee is considering different options about allowing video gaming in Elmhurst: only for fraternal organizations like the American Legion and/or for restaurants with liquor licenses. Norm Leader (2nd […]

 
 

Council approves electronic signs in residential neighborhoods

Council approves electronic signs in residential neighborhoods

  “A bit contentious” issue on the table more than three years By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent In an unusual move Kevin York (4th Ward) made a motion to keep on the September 21st agenda discussion of electronic signs in residential neighborhoods. Scott Levin (5th Ward), the chairman […]

 
 

Honoring York Dukes of Distinction…

Honoring York Dukes of Distinction…

  Tom Marcucci YDAP salutes Susan Groenwald, Tom Marcucci By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Now in its 3rd year, the York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) has selected another eight honorees who will be inducted at a special event in their honor in November. Following an arduous vetting procedure, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Football Report

  IC Catholic Prep football becomes playoff eligible York football team drops conference game to Oak Park-River Forest. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team made itself playoff eligible after a key 15-7 Metro Suburban Conference West Division victory over Riverside-Brookfield in Riverside. IC Catholic Prep moved […]

 
 

Community Calendar

  Picks of the Week – TWO events not to be missed! Friday, Oct. 9 – ECCI’s Shindig For Quigs From 7-12 p.m., the Board of the Directors of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ECCI) invites the public to stop by Mack’s Golden Pheasant in their newly-remodeled banquet […]