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State’s Attorney Berlin finds officer justified in Villa Park officer-involved shooting

State’s Attorney Berlin finds officer justified in Villa Park officer-involved shooting

Statement from State’s Attorney Berlin April 20, 2017  “Every case involving the use of deadly force by a police officer must be carefully and thoroughly investigated. Such scrutiny is required to ensure the protection of the civil rights of those involved and to maintain the public’s confidence in law enforcement. […]

 
 

IC CCW select Woman of the Year

IC CCW select Woman of the Year

Colleen Maietta was elected this year’s Woman of the Year from Immaculate Conception Parish. She and her husband, Pat, have been members of the parish for 19 years. They have three daughters who attended or currently go to ICGS. Colleen has been a volunteer or chairperson/organizer in many activities in […]

 
 

Raja leads bipartisan coalition to urge Federal agency to continue western access

Raja leads bipartisan coalition to urge Federal agency to continue western access

O’Hare project would create 65,000 permanent jobs, reduce congestion Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi last week sent a letter co-signed by 21 community leaders urging the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to approve the Tollways’ petition to allow continued construction of the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project. Among the signatures was DuPage County […]

 
 

Sue Pennin retires after long career at post office

Sue Pennin retires after long career at post office

Will miss her “family” of co-workers most of all By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent After 26 years and five months, Sue Pennin has stepped away from her counter at the post office for the last time. The Independent caught up to her during her last few days on […]

 
 

Council Capsules

Council Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at Elmhurst City Council By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The following items were passed by consent by the Elmhurst City Council on Monday, April 17: • Diana Riekse, Andy Joseph and Thomas Marcucci were reappointed to the City of Elmhurst/City College Commission for terms […]

 
 

City, College Recycling Extravaganza coming April 29

City, College Recycling Extravaganza coming April 29

The City of Elmhurst is partnering with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE to host the 2017 Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event will be held at Elmhurst College, using the Alexander Parking Lot. Items that will be recycled include: eye glasses, […]

 
 

Unwanted prescription drugs will be collected – no questions asked

Unwanted prescription drugs will be collected – no questions asked

On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Lombard Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in six years to prevent pill theft and abuse by ridding homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs. Bring unwanted […]

 
 

Addison Trail boys volleyball team wins Rolling Meadows tournament

Addison Trail boys volleyball team wins Rolling Meadows tournament

Blazers move to 2-0 in conference with victory against Proviso West. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail boys volleyball team won the recent Rolling Meadows tournament. Addison Trail finished 4-1 in the tournament and won the head-to-head tiebreaker with Buffalo Grove to win the round-robin event. Addison Trail scored […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team defeats

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team defeats

Hurt leading the team in goals. By Mike Miazga Correspondent After a couple of tough contests, the IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team got back in the win column with a 5-1 non-conference decision against Evergreen Park. Tessa Langan, Grace Fuller, Olivia Hurt, Kaitlyn Grady and Sophie Zanoni each had […]

 
 

Correction:

Correction:

The letter to the editor regarding an April 21st Earth Day celebration at Earth Friendly Products in Addison was printed in error on page 4 of the April 13 Addison Independent. The event is by invitation only and is not open to the public. The Addison Independent and Rock Valley […]