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Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Sunday, June 19 Vietnam veteran to be honored During the 1 p.m. honor guard ceremony, David L. Hiles, a U.S. Army veteran who served during Vietnam, will be honored by having his name placed in the Roll of Remembrance […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

York’s Sidoryk earns academic All-American status Seven York girls lacrosse players earn all-state recognition. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York boys lacrosse player Kenny Sidoryk was recently named to the academic All-American team by US Lacrosse. In a letter sent to him by the Illinois chapter of US Lacrosse, it was […]

 
 

Judge throws out Lucky Motors countersuit of City Elmhurst says company in breach of contract, owes $145,000 to taxpayers

  By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Elmhurst officials filed a suit in February against Lucky Motors, a company that located itself at 817 N. Church Road near the other Grand Avenue car dealers in exchange for some healthy tax incentives. The suit was brought forth due to the fact […]

 
 

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. Animal complaint June 6 A complainant in the […]

 
 

Obituary

Obituary

Margaret Vinci Heldt Margaret Vinci Heldt, renowned hairdresser and creator of the iconic Beehive hairstyle, resident of Lexington Square of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully at age 98 of heart failure on June 10, 2016. Margaret was born on February 11, 1918 in Chicago.  She attended Calhoun Elementary School, Our Lady of Sorrows and Lucy Flowers […]

 
 

Emerson School last day clap out

Emerson School last day clap out

  The last day of school at Emerson Elementary is celebrated. The event is a tradition of parents and 4th grade students lining up and clapping out the last time out of Emerson for the 5th graders moving on to Churchville. Congratulations graduates! Video courtesy of All Corporate Video

 
 

6/9/16 Print Versions

 
 

Victim shot in leg during armed robbery attempt

Victim shot in leg during armed robbery attempt

Police investigating incident in First Street parking lot By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent After reports that neighbors in the 200 block of E. First Street had heard a loud bang followed by the arrival of an ambulance, the Independent learned that an attempted armed robbery had reportedly taken […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lords are U13 Kings Of Spring

Elmhurst Lords are U13 Kings Of Spring

courtesy photo The Elmhurst Lords U13 Lacrosse Team won the Kings of Spring Lacrosse Tournament held on June 4 & 5 at Berens Park.The Lords won all four of their tournament games and defeated the Hornets 5-4 in an overtime thriller to take the Championship. Pictured are (front row, from left): […]

 
 

Villa Park man arrested at Cubs game for child exploitation Registered sex offender allegedly points small camera at boy at urinal

Villa Park man arrested at Cubs game for child exploitation  Registered sex offender allegedly points small camera at boy at urinal

  By Dee Longfellow For The Independent A Villa Park man was arrested by Chicago police at last Saturday’s Cubs game at Wrigley Field for sexual exploitation of a child. The man, Nichols J. Gregor, 37, of the 300 block of No. Ardmore in Villa Park, had a history of […]