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Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Oct. 8 — York & Vallette Fall Fest From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the York & Vallette Business Association will host its annual Fall Fest at York and the Prairie Path. Come out and enjoy games, rides, […]

 
 

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Students charged with alcohol consumption released to parents On Sept. 23, police said a juvenile suspect was located at York High School football game at around 7:19 p.m. and was found to have been drinking alcohol. He was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor and released to his […]

 
 

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. Battery Sept. 23 A victim in the 400 […]

 
 

First Responders Breakfast will raise funds for defibrillator units Community urged to attend to thank brave police, fire personnel

First Responders Breakfast will raise funds for defibrillator units  Community urged to attend to thank brave police, fire personnel

By Dee Longfellow For The Villa Park Independent On Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, a local not-for-profit organization called Barks and Boots is hosting a breakfast just for First Responders which will help raise funds to purchase Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) units for the Villa Park […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

Timothy Christian boys golf team takes third in MSC Red tournament Millins, Wegmann medal for York girls golf team; Timothy volleyball now 23-2 By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian boys golf team took third at the Metro Suburban Conference Red Division meet. The Trojans finished with a 389. Jonny […]

 
 

Obituaries

Mildred Smith, 99 Mildred Reed Smith, long-time resident of Elmhurst, died September 23, 2016 in Phoenix, Ariz., at the age of 99.  She was born on January 19, 1917 in Tallmansville, West Virg., and started school at age 6 in the 4th grade because her older sisters taught her their […]

 
 

Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines

Boyfriend charged in murder of woman found at White Pines

Body discovered at golf club entrance by employee By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Thursday, Sept. 29 at about 8:15 a.m., an unsuspecting employee of White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville arrived at work to find the body of a deceased woman at the entrance to the club. Following […]

 
 

Print Versions 9/29/16

 
 

Obituaries

Sylvia L. Feil Sylvia L. Feil, nee Goebel, a proud lifelong resident of Elmhurst, passed away recently. Beloved wife of the late Eugene Feil; loving mother of Eugene “Gene” (Linda) Feil Jr. and April (Russell) Minton; grandmother of Stephen (Kelly) Feil and Taylor Minton; great grandmother of Megan and Nicholas […]

 
 

Sandra R. Walker, Chi Gong healer, operatic soprano, dead at 68

Sandra R. Walker, Chi Gong healer, operatic soprano, dead at 68

Sandra R. Walker, née Polkow, 68, a Tong Rong therapist and operatic soprano, died suddenly in her sleep on September 8 in her Naperville home. The daughter of late frozen food pioneer Marvin R. Polkow and late nurse Elaine M. Polkow, Ms. Walker was born on December 17, 1947 in […]