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IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

Rowell wins long jump for Knights’ indoor track team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior boys basketball player Matt Sutton recently competed in the Class 2A state 3-point shooting finals held at Peoria’s Carver Arena. Sutton made seven 3-pointers in preliminary round Group 2 and did not advance […]

 
 

York graduate Sullivan competes in NCAA Division II swimming finals

York graduate Sullivan competes in NCAA Division II swimming finals

Swam in three individual events and three relays in Birmingham. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York graduate Shannon Sullivan had plenty of success at the high-school level as a three-time state qualifier. She’s continued that at the collegiate level. Sullivan, a senior at Lewis University in Romeoville, swam in the recent […]

 
 

York boys lacrosse team hard at work

York boys lacrosse team hard at work

Dukes graduated nine of 10 starters from last year’s conference-championship team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys lacrosse team will have a new look. Sort of. While the Dukes graduated nine of 10 starters from last year’s team that went 15-6 overall and won the West Suburban Conference with […]

 
 

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. Assault March 2 Dominic A. Ramundo, 39, of […]

 
 

DuPage Narcan Program releases annual report: increase in Opioid related deaths and Narcan saves

DuPage Narcan Program releases annual report: increase in Opioid related deaths and Narcan saves

The DuPage Narcan Program (DNP) has released its annual report and, according to Dr. Richard Jorgensen, DuPage County Coroner, the county saw a sharp increase in deaths and saves related to opioid overdoses. There were 78 deaths and 145 saves related to opioid overdoses in 2016. The number of deaths […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Department awarded grant

The Elmhurst Police Department has once again been awarded a traffic enforcement grant by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The goal of this grant is to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes with additional enforcement of DUI and seatbelt laws. The next campaign of this grant will begin on […]

 
 

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions youth theater group will perform Finian’s Rainbow Jr. at Montini High School, April 7 – 9, 2017.  More than 50 talented students from local Catholic grade schools, including St. Pius X, Sacred Heart, and Kingswood Academy will come together to prepare this exciting performance. Adapted from the […]

 
 

Man accused of murdering ex-wife pleads guilty, sentenced to fifty years

Man accused of murdering ex-wife pleads guilty, sentenced to fifty years

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police James Volpe announced today that a man accused of killing his ex-wife in her home in early February has entered a plea of guilty to First Degree Murder. Lee Leinweber, 56 appeared in Court this morning where he […]

 
 

Metra seeks input about potential fare options

Metra seeks input about potential fare options

Metra is seeking input from the public through an online survey to ask what its customers, former customers and prospective customers think about a variety of potential fare and ticket options, including off-peak and reverse-commute pricing, one-day and seven-day passes, loyalty programs and other ideas. The survey also asks about […]

 
 

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 […]