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Villa Park woman faces financial exploitation charges

Villa Park woman faces financial exploitation charges

  Allegedly stole $250k from elderly uncle By Paul DelGuidice For The Independent According to DuPage County States Attorney Robert Berlin, Sharon Cermak, 60, of Villa Park has been charged with one count of Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person (Class 1 Felony) for allegedly stealing nearly a quarter million […]

 
 

Hit and run driver leaves path of destruction, injury

Hit and run driver leaves path of destruction, injury

Glen Ellyn man charged with four counts related to incident By Paul DelGuidice For The Independent Shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 23, police from Villa Park responded to reports of a hit-and-run crash on south Ardmore Ave. near the intersection of Jackson St. Two cars were hit; the […]

 
 

Obituaries

Darryl F. May, 55 Darryl F. May, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Susan for 33 years; loving father of Christopher, Jonathan and Sarah; dear son of the late Alfred and Irene; brother of Alfred (Madeline), Rosemarie (Robert) Smith and Gerry (Valerie); uncle […]

 
 

Update: Fire at VIP Occasions blazes on through night

Update: Fire at VIP Occasions blazes on through night

VIP Occasions fire draws attention across Chicagoland Fire rages all day, most of night; other salons step up to help brides By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Elmhurst firefighters were still battling a blaze at VIP Occasions on north York Rd. late into the night on Thursday, Jan. […]

 
 

Fire rages at VIP Occasions on N. York Rd. in Elmhurst

Fire rages at VIP Occasions on N. York Rd. in Elmhurst

Formalwear business burns for more than three hours By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst firefighters were still battling a blaze at VIP Occasions on north York Rd. as of 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25. The fire began at about 1:30 p.m., according to one eye witness who […]

 
 

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Obituaries

John “Jack” W. Beckel, 95 John “Jack” W. Beckel, a resident of Elmhurst since 1964, passed away at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the age of 95. Jack was born August 20, 1921, in San Francisco and grew up in Chicago. He […]

 
 

Chicago-based pediatric advocacy group memorializes boy’s life, cut short on Christmas Eve

Chicago-based pediatric advocacy group memorializes boy’s life, cut short on Christmas Eve

  CHICAGO– The national non-profit organization Pandas/Pans Advocacy & Support dedicates its 2017 Winter Grant Session in honor of Max Aaron Wallace of Benton, Arkansas. The 13-year-old took his own life on December 24, 2016, while suffering from an infection-triggered autoimmune disorder attacking the brain. Max’s condition, commonly known as […]

 
 

Darrell Whistler named to Civic Hall of Fame

Darrell Whistler named to Civic Hall of Fame

To be honored at upcoming Chamber gala Jan. 27 Long-time Elmhurst businessman, civic leader and community volunteer Darrell L. Whistler will be honored as the 2016 inductee into the exclusive Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry Civic Hall of Fame. Whistler will become the Hall of Fame’s 25th member during […]

 
 

Unexpected Christmas Eve arrival

Unexpected Christmas Eve arrival

  Villa Park woman gives birth at home By Chris Fox Staff Reporter Lombardian-Villa Park Review People who send Christmas presents often insist the gifts arrive at their destination by Dec. 24. That Christmas Eve deadline can produce a demanding day for those who race to deliver each and every […]