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Linda A. Wilson

Linda A Wilson, passed away surrounded by her beloved family, native of Chicago and long time resident of Elmhurst; dearest wife and “Hon” of Michael; treasured mother of David (Karyn), Susan (Bill Pearch), Liane, Marla (John) Lyon and Joseph (Jamie) Wilson; cherished grandma of Samantha Wilson, Brody and Riley Wilson, […]

 
 

Elmhurst loses a pillar of the community

Elmhurst loses a pillar of the community

Darrell Whistler passes away at 83 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Some people — many people, really — are active in the community. Every now and then, there comes a person who literally IS the community. One such person is Darrell Whistler, who has been the community for […]

 
 

Villa Park’s 12th annual Summerfest opens Friday

Villa Park’s 12th annual Summerfest opens Friday

  Balloon hats like these kids are wearing are just one of the many fun things available as the community comes to downtown Villa Park at Ardmore and Park Blvd. by the Ruggard Gazebo for the 12th annual Summerfest. The “Date Night” Car Show takes place Friday from 6-11 p.m. […]

 
 

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. Criminal damage or defacement to property/criminal damage to […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — Saturday, June 17 — Lizzadro trip to collect geodes Collect geodes near the Mississippi River on a trip sponsored by the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 Cottage Hill Ave. This private quarry yields abundant and fascinating geodes along with other minerals and fossils. Trip […]

 
 

6/15/17 Print Versions

 
 

Illinois Republicans reveal new budget plan with tax hikes, say Rauner supports it

Illinois Republicans reveal new budget plan with tax hikes, say Rauner supports it

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois legislative Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a new budget plan that they say is balanced and includes meaningful reforms to grow the economy. It also includes tax increases. At a news conference at Chicago’s Thompson Center attended by several GOP senators and representatives, Republican lawmakers said their […]

 
 

York’s ‘West Side Story’ Named Best Production at Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards

York’s ‘West Side Story’ Named Best Production at Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards

On June 5, at the Broadway Playhouse, York Community High School’s “West Side Story” was named Best Production at the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. “It is a humbling and incredible honor for all involved” said Rebecca Marianetti, Director of the production. “In addition to our amazing actors, musicians […]

 
 

6/8/17 Print Versions

 
 

Police standoff ends with suspect’s arrest

Police standoff ends with suspect’s arrest

  By Dee Longfellow For The Independent   Yesterday, Wednesday, June 7, at about 8 p.m., the Independent received a tip that a hostage situation was underway in the 200 block of Plymouth in Villa Park. A witness saw a large group of police vehicles surrounding a residence and viewed […]