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Village faces battles at the polls

Village faces battles at the polls

Two square off for Village President job; six run for three Trustee posts By Dee Longfellow For The Independent With Bensenville Village President Frank Soto resigning his position for a position in state government, the seat is left open with two candidates vying for the top spot. They are Henry […]

 
 

Elmhurst sports photo page captions for 3/30/17 issue York girls lacrosse

Elmhurst sports photo page captions for 3/30/17 issue York girls lacrosse

Nailbiter! York vs. Montini girls lacrosse

 
 

IC Catholic Prep has its sights set on big things

IC Catholic Prep has its sights set on big things

Knights welcome back majority of starting lineup. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep softball coach Frank Reaber has a nice problem on his hands that most coaches wish they had. Reaber has almost his entire starting lineup back from a 2016 team that won 16 games. That list includes […]

 
 

ICCP hosts panel discussion with NFL experts

ICCP hosts panel discussion with NFL experts

The IC Catholic Prep (ICCP) Football Program will be hosting B-B-B (Bowen-Biggs-Bears), a special fundraising event Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Ditka’s Restaurant in Oak Brook. The Knights will welcome Coach Matt Bowen and Brad Biggs for a panel discussion about all things Chicago Bears. Bowen, in addition […]

 
 

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 […]