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Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, April 16 – ESO to “Celebrate Stephen” The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will honor musical director and conductor Stephen Alltop’s 20 years of accomplishments with a special event called “Celebrate Stephen” at Harry Carey’s at the Westin in Lombard. […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

York girls badminton team wins own invitational Timothy Christian’s Davidson and Strube earn state basketball honors. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls badminton team recent won its own York invitational title. Earlier, the Dukes also won the Glenbard East tournament. In dual matches, York is 4-1 through its first […]

 
 

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 April 5 Battery was reported at a […]

 
 

Elmhurst Choral Union director passes away James MacDonald was 4th conductor in ensemble’s history

Elmhurst Choral Union director passes away  James MacDonald was 4th conductor in ensemble’s history

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Independent has learned that James MacDonald, long-time director of the Elmhurst Choral Union, passed away on March 12. The fourth conductor in the ensembles history, Macdonald has conducted the Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra since 1998, widening the ensemble’s repertoire and […]

 
 

Obituaries

Irene Lucille Kancer, 90 Irene Lucille Kancer nee Domianus, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Leonard; loving mother of Cheryl (Jay) Tiede and Gary (Kay Quam) Kancer; cherished grandmother of Craig Tiede, Tom (Kaitie) Tiede, Amanda (Jim) Toomey and Katharine Kancer; […]

 
 

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Two indicted in armed robbery of Elmhurst gas station, suburban ATMs Charges include unlawful carry or use of firearm

Two indicted in armed robbery of Elmhurst gas station, suburban ATMs  Charges include unlawful carry or use of firearm

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to a release issued by the office of the U.S. Attorney, two men have been indicted for the armed robbery of a gas station in Elmhurst, as well as a series of armed robberies, which took place at various automatic teller […]

 
 

By 4-2 vote, Zoning Commission approves six-story Opus rentals 

Corrado: how much more traffic can the streets take?

By 4-2 vote, Zoning Commission approves six-story Opus rentals 

Corrado: how much more traffic can the streets take?


By Dan McLeister 
For The Elmhurst Independent The Zoning and Planning Commission (ZPC) approved by a 4-2 vote the Opus six-story mixed-use project for rental units and retail space proposed on the corner of Addison and First. Three of the nine-member Commission were absent: Dave Garland, Susan McCoyd and Kurt […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

H. Winston Zastrow, 88 H. Winston Zastrow, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of 67 years to Bernice, nee Amen; loving father of Craig (Catherine) Zastrow, Teresa (Jim) Rich, Brent (Kathie) Zastrow, and Todd (Lynn) Zastrow; devoted grandfather of Michelle (Scott) Fulk, Eric Zastrow, […]

 
 

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. Child endangerment March 26 Police said that during […]