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Addison Center for the Arts continues free “Concerts in the Park “

Addison Center for the Arts continues free “Concerts in the Park “

The Addison Center for the Arts will continue its free “Concerts in the Park” series on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. on the new Addison Village grounds at the Gazebo, One Friendship Plaza. Bring a lawn chair , your favorite beverage and friends to hear a wide variety of music. […]

 
 

Elmhurst, Triton colleges sign enhanced transfer agreements

Elmhurst, Triton colleges sign enhanced transfer agreements

Guaranteed admission, dual enrollment agreements to ease transitions for transfer students To help smooth the path for students interested in transferring from Triton College to Elmhurst College, the president from each institution recently signed agreements that will guarantee admission to Elmhurst for qualifying Triton community college students; and that will […]

 
 

Jumpstart Your Health” helps head off diabetes for those at high risk

Jumpstart Your Health” helps head off diabetes for those at high risk

When Bellwood resident Doris Courts, 78, was diagnosed with prediabetes several years ago, she was determined to do all she could to avoid full-blown diabetes. She had seen too many of her family members and acquaintances with the disease suffer serious complications. The retired reading teacher started the battle by […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

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. Battery July 11 Police said that subsequent to […]

 
 

Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Professional racecourse coming to Collegeview neighborhood By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s time! Time for the much-anticipated 5th Annual Superior Ambulance Elmhurst Cycling Classic, which takes place Friday, July 21. The neighborhood surrounding Elmhurst College will be transformed into a professional racecourse. Later in the evening, there will […]

 
 

AT&T: ‘Old’ landlines will eventually go away under new Illinois law

AT&T: ‘Old’ landlines will eventually go away under new Illinois law

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A new Illinois law means traditional landline phones will eventually be a thing of the past. However, AT&T says it will not happen in the near future. Illinois’ new telecom law allows AT&T to stop supporting infrastructure for old landline phones. Those are the lines that don’t […]

 
 

Mayslake tour, music, activities takes place July 22

Mayslake tour, music, activities takes place July 22

Take a self-guided tour of the Mayslake mansion and enjoy live music and theater, art projects, hikes, archery and fishing at “Discover Mayslake” on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak […]

 
 

Grass-roots efforts rewarded with passage of bill, governor’s signature

Grass-roots efforts rewarded with passage of bill, governor’s signature

By Jane Charmelo Kate Drury likely didn’t think she’d wake up one day and find that her then-8-year-old son Charlie had seemingly become a different person; nor would she have known it was the beginning of a long journey that would end up in Springfield with a law partially named […]

 
 

Kathleen Graham, 68

Kathleen “Kathy” Graham, nee Clark, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away in her home on July 12, 2017, at the age 68.  Loving wife of the late Ian Graham of Kilmarnock, Scotland, they enjoyed 29 very happy years together.  Kathy was born April 25, 1949, in Chicago to the […]

 
 

John D. Tanis

Former music director at Epiphany Lutheran John Tanis, of Rensselaer, Ind., died on July 7, 2017, in Lafayette, Ind.  John was Music Director at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst for 20 years and founder of the Elmhurst Children’s Choir.  John retired from Lincolnwood Elementary School in Evanston after a long […]