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League to host Candidate’s Forum this Sunday at City Hall

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Sept, 16 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St., Elmhurst. Candidates for the November 6, 2018 General Election have been invited. After answering some League questions, the candidates […]

 
 

Catching up with Police Chief Michael Ruth; His message: lock your car, don’t fall for scams, feel free to ask questions

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   About once a year, the Independent catches up with Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth to find out what’s new at the Elmhurst Police Department and current trends in crime and other police concerns. Perhaps the best news is that statistics show crime […]

 
 

Memorial planned for Ivan Frick, College’s 11th President; Memorial gifts accepted for Frick-endowed book fund

Memorial planned for Ivan Frick, College’s 11th President; Memorial gifts accepted for Frick-endowed book fund

A celebration of life memorial service will be held in October for Dr. Ivan E. Frick, the 11th president of Elmhurst College. Dr. Frick passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, in Lancaster, Pa, at the age of 90. With his wife Ruth, Dr. Frick served the College from 1971 until […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Sept. 15 4th Annual Craft Beer Fest From 1-5 p.m., celebrate fall and the craft beer movement at the 4th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest, with more than 100+ brews and ciders from 50+ brewers. Sample an array […]

 
 

York girls tennis

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls tennis team dropped a close 4-3 West Suburban Conference Silver Division contest to Glenbard West at Memorial Park in Glen Ellyn. The loss dropped York to 8-4 overall and 0-1 in WSC Silver action. Gabby Felder was a 6-4, 5-7, (10-6) winner at […]

 
 

York girls golfers defeat Glenbard West at River Forest CC

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls golf team defeated Trinity at Sugar Creek in Villa Park at both the varsity and junior-varsity levels. In the varsity match, Bella Bartolone was the medalist with a 38. Haley Blattner shot 40, while Cassie Sika had a 44 and Audrey Matias had […]

 
 

York boys golf team defeats OPRF and Glenbard West in key conference matches

York boys golf team defeats OPRF and Glenbard West in key conference matches By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys golf team hit the jackpot in two key West Suburban Conference Silver Division matches recently. The Dukes moved their record to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in WSC Silver action after […]

 
 

York girls volleyball team mixing youth with experience; Dukes return firepower up front

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls volleyball team has the best of both worlds. The Dukes return a good chunk of key contributors from last year’s team that went 20-16 overall and also welcome a good contingent with plenty of talent. York was 4-3 overall through its first seven […]

 
 

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.   Assault, battery   Sept. 4 Police said […]

 
 

Mattress sale at Glenbard East

Mattress sale at Glenbard East

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Mattress sale fundraiser Sept. 22 The Glenbard East Music Association is gearing up for its sixth annual mattress sale fundraiser, which will benefit the high school’s music programs and students. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the school […]