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Longtime civic leader gives $100,000 to College’s intern program

Program will support Chamber of Commerce effort Longtime Elmhurst businessman, civic leader and community volunteer Ralph Pechanio has donated $100,000 to Elmhurst College to establish an endowed fund to support student internships at the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Pechanio had been supporting the Chamber’s internship program anonymously for […]

 
 

York girls basketball team reaches regional final

York girls basketball team reaches regional final

Timothy Christian’s Strube headed to 3-point shooting state finals. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of the recent Class 4A Hoffman Estates regional. York lost 54-30 in the regional final to Geneva. The Dukes advanced to the regional title game after defeating […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules…

Here’s what’s going on at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Feb. 13 at The Hub at Berens Park, 493 Oaklawn Ave. Commissioner Patricia Morissette-Moll was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Willowbrook’s Jessen finishes second at state wrestling

Tiberi competes in girls’ state bowling finals. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Willowbrook junior wrestler Jack Jessen placed second in the state at the recent Class 3A state finals held in Champaign. Jessen lost 13-3 to Chicago Heights Marian’s Kordell Norfleet, a senior, in the 182-pound state final. Norfleet improved to […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet.

IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet.

Opportunity knocks IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Not only did Victor Vargas change schools; he changed wrestling styles as well. Vargas transferred from Fenton to IC Catholic Prep where he now is a junior who recently finished his wrestling […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep wrestling standout Bianchini breaks 100 career win barrier

IC Catholic Prep wrestling standout Bianchini breaks 100 career win barrier

The hundred club By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep junior wrestler Joey Bianchini hit a prep statistical milestone this year. Bianchini’s dominance on the mat led him to eclipsing the 100 career win barrier in just his third high-school season. He had 38 wins this season after winning the […]

 
 

York girls bowling team finishes 20th in state

York girls bowling team finishes 20th in state

Dukes boys swimming team qualifies multiple individuals for state: Hoffmann wrestles at state By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls bowling team finished 20th at the recent IHSA girls bowling state finals at Cherry Bowl Lanes near Rockford. The Dukes finished with a total pinfall of 5,234 and averaged 174.5 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

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. Feb. 14, 12:52 p.m. in the 200 block […]

 
 

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 Feb. 14 Jonathan M. Soto, 31, of Addison, […]