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Citywide Community Church devoted to inclusivity, peace, social justice

Citywide Community Church devoted to inclusivity, peace, social justice

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent By now, most people realize that the former Lutheran Church on North Avenue a few blocks west of York St. was purchased and transformed into the Masonic Lodge a few years ago. Since that time, the Lodge has found others to share the […]

 
 

Questions about safety still shroud downtown daycare facility

Questions about safety still shroud downtown daycare facility

DPZ Committee members stand by Majority, Minority reports By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It left a number of people scratching their heads at the last City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, when the Majority and Minority reports about the Mladenoff Day Care Conditional Use were pulled from […]

 
 

Polar Plungers to jump into frigid waters

Polar Plungers to jump into frigid waters

Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club on Saturday, March 4,   Register online at www.plungeillinois.com   OAK BROOK, Ill. – Be a fan of brrr-avery! Support Special Olympics athletes by jumping into the waters at Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club on Saturday, March 4. The funds raised from the Law […]

 
 

Events at Cantigny

Cantigny celebrates Women’s History Month March events include Clara Barton and Alice Paul living history performances. February 22, through March is Women’s History Month and Cantigny Park will mark the occasion with four events at the Robert R. McCormick Museum, 1 S 151 Winfield, Wheaton. All are free to attend […]

 
 

Montini Catholic’s Nicole LaMantia brings home USA Hockey Gold

Montini Catholic’s Nicole LaMantia brings home USA Hockey Gold

Montini Catholic junior, Nicole LaMantia, received a warm welcome from her high school peers upon her return to the U.S. from the Czech Republic earlier this year with a gold medal in hand. Nicole, who has been playing hockey since the ripe age of three, was selected as a member […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — The event NOT to be missed… Sat. March 4 — The Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade The 21st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from Wilson Street on Spring Road at 12 noon, but there will be music and other entertainment taking place […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — The event NOT to be missed… Sat. March 4 — The Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade The 21st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from Wilson Street on Spring Road at 12 noon, but there will be music and other entertainment taking place […]

 
 

In Her Own Right exhibit closing on March 12

In Her Own Right exhibit closing on March 12

Show about state’s first woman architect still offers programs Architecture is a subject on the minds of many Chicagoans, and the city’s rich history is closely entwined with its visionary architects. Yet, one of those pioneers has yet to become a household name in a place that puts its architects […]

 
 

PlayStation robbery nets Bolingbrook man 15 years behind bars

PlayStation robbery nets Bolingbrook man 15 years behind bars

DuPage County States Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that a Bolingbrook man accused of stealing a PlayStation video game system from a man he met via Craigslist has been sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Jason Taylor, 20 , of 1491 Breezeway, entered a plea […]

 
 

Misericordia dinner seeks to break record

Misericordia dinner seeks to break record

The date of Wednesday March 22 marks the 11th annual fundraiser for the Misericordia Wild Game Dinner sponsored by many local organizations and Elmhurst resident Butch Navarro. Misericordia is a continuum of care and a network of services for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are […]