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EMH Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair to be held Sept. 23

EMH Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair to be held Sept. 23

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place in Chicago. Proceeds from the 2017 Autumn Affair will support Elmhurst Hospital’s behavioral health services, including programs to treat opioid addiction. The event will […]

 
 

Brewfest event tempts beer lovers

Brewfest event tempts beer lovers

Something new and exciting is brewing in Villa Park. Villa Park BREWFEST will be held Saturday, September 23, at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 318 E. Kenilworth, 2-5:30 pm. This first ever event will be a fantastic craft beer tasting festival and will showcase the talents and unique beers from area […]

 
 

Willis-backed bill allowing more time to prosecute child sex predators becomes law

Willis-backed bill allowing more time to prosecute child sex predators becomes law

Legislation supported by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, closing a loophole that allowed disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to avoid prosecution for sex crimes he committed decades ago was recently signed into law. “The traumatic experience of sexual assault and rape is something a victim will carry for […]

 
 

ECAF names Joe Schamberger ‘Friend of the Children’

ECAF names Joe Schamberger ‘Friend of the Children’

Golf outing returns to White Pines Golf Course on Aug. 18 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation (ECAF) will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, Aug. 18 at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville. ECAF announced it would be honoring Joe Schamberger as […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Department report

Bensenville Police Department report

The Bensenville Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Aug. 9: A complainant reported an unknown suspect […]

 
 

Addison, Villa Park police reports

Addison, Villa Park police reports

Area Police Departments 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. Addison Aug. 10 Rosa M. Esparza, 49, of Addison, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police report

Elmhurst Police report

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 Aug. 3 A victim walked into […]

 
 

Elmhurst Evangelical Catholic Church to begin Sunday Rosary for Peace

Elmhurst Evangelical Catholic Church to begin Sunday Rosary for Peace

    “A welcoming community of faith rooted in the Catholic tradition” Beginning Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 12:30 PM, The Evangelical Catholic Church of the Holy Family at 159 West North Avenue will begin offering a public Rosary for the cause of world peace. Our invitation is also extended […]

 
 

Public hearing brings feedback to Park District about recent property purchase

Public hearing brings feedback to Park District about recent property purchase

Related environmental studies now available for review online The Elmhurst Park District held a public meeting on Thursday, July 27 to welcome feedback from the community on the conversion of property related to Golden Meadows Park. Recently, Park District commissioners approved the purchase of the former trailer park property at […]

 
 

Officer honored for outstanding work in drug awareness

Officer honored for outstanding work in drug awareness

Waldenmeyer receives coveted Enrique “Kiki” Camarena award By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Frank Burr, one of the National Directors of the Elks Club Drug Awareness program and the Drug Awareness Chairman for the state of Illinois, was invited to the podium by Mayor Steve Morley to talk about […]