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Electronic sign law approved; each case requires public hearing

Electronic sign law approved; each case requires public hearing

Neighbors in opposition pledge to continue the fight By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent The City Council approved an electronic sign ordinance, the final step in a process about residential neighborhoods. The vote included ten votes to approve the ordinance and three “no” votes from Scott Levin (5th Ward), […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

  IC Catholic Prep boys golf team advances to sectionals Timothy Christian girls volleyball team racks up two more wins. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys golf team finished second at the recent Class 1A Seneca regional and qualified for sectionals. The Knights shot 327 at Nettle […]

 
 

Four juveniles arrested for garage burglary

Four juveniles arrested for garage burglary

On Monday, October 12, 2015 at 6:20 p.m. Elmhurst police officers responded to the 200 block of Caroline Ave., near East End Park, for a report of a burglary to a garage in progress. Responding officers located four suspects in the area of Willow Rd. & Elmhurst Ave. a short time later. […]

 
 

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 to property/motor vehicle/trespass to property […]

 
 

Dennis Aldred passes away

  Dennis Alan Aldred died peacefully at home in the presence of family. Dennis attended Bradley University, graduating in 1962, with a degree in Chemistry. College also was the place he met his future wife, Betsy, whom he married in 1963. That fall, Dennis began working on his MBA at […]

 
 

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

Elmhurst – The City of Elmhurst recently purchased two homes, located on Geneva Avenue adjacent to East End Park. The purchase of homes at 289 N. Geneva Avenue and 285 N. Geneva Avenue will assist the City in providing flood reduction benefits to nine homes located west of East End […]

 
 

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Elmhurst Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an inbound Metra train on the Union Pacific rail line on Friday, October 9, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, concerned neighbors reported that an elderly female resident who lived independently had not been seen […]

 
 

10/8/15 Print Versions

10/8/15 Print Versions

   

 
 

FAA claims less airplane noise when new runway opens

FAA claims less airplane noise when new runway opens

Morley: take complaints to congressmen   By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials said there would be less airplane noise when a new runway is scheduled to open October 15th. But they did not say how much less noise. During a meeting at Elmhurst City […]

 
 

Fraternal groups, businesses ask City to allow video gaming

Fraternal groups, businesses ask City to allow video gaming

Quigley: City policy is hurting its own local businesses By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent The Public Affairs and Safety (PAS) Committee is considering different options about allowing video gaming in Elmhurst: only for fraternal organizations like the American Legion and/or for restaurants with liquor licenses. Norm Leader (2nd […]