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Obituaries

  Donald W. Buik, 88 Industrial laundry pioneer Donald W. Buik, 88, formerly of Oak Brook and Elmhurst, died peacefully at home on September 2, 2015. Loving husband of the late Betty J. Buik nee Jakoubek, dear father of Nancy Beth (Jeff), Richard (Patricia), Christine (Jim) and James (Teresa); gentle […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

  IC Catholic Prep football team routs Walther Christian York football team loses to Glenbard West. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The points keep on coming for the IC Catholic Prep football team. The Knights broke the 50-point barrier for a second game in a row in their 51-6 Metro Suburban […]

 
 

Community Calendar

  Picks of the Week – Two events not to be missed! Saturday, Sept. 19 — Spring Road Day From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to Spring Road Day for a petting zoo, pony rides, Moon Jump, temporary tattoos, concessions, visits from the Elmhurst Fire and Police Departments, musical […]

 
 

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. City ordinance violation Sept. 6 An officer […]

 
 

DiCianni officially announces run for Illinois 8th District

DiCianni officially announces run for Illinois 8th District

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Sunday, Sept. 13 just before the 3rd annual “Talkie Trot” to support the Center for Speech and Language Disorders (CSLD), Pete DiCianni, County Board member (Dist. 2) and former Mayor of Elmhurst, announced his intentions to seek the seat in the U.S. House […]

 
 

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Elmhurst Police Report

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 Aug. 16 An officer responded to […]

 
 

Elmhurst Travelers Football Club holds reunion at Historical Museum Brings forth memories of a storied football legacy

Elmhurst Travelers Football Club holds reunion at Historical Museum  Brings forth memories of a storied football legacy

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Most of them had a day job in the working world doing something other than their beloved sport. But after work at weeknight practices and on weekends, they were something more: they were semi-pro football players. Some were former high school, college and […]

 
 

York ’01 grad publishes first novel “A Good Family”

York ’01 grad publishes first novel “A Good Family”

By Jean Lawrence For The Elmhurst Independent Publishing a first novel is a lifelong dream for many writers. For Erik Fassnacht, that dream has just come true with the introduction this month of his novel “A Good Family.” Erik Fassnacht grew up in Elmhurst and attended Edison, Sandburg and York, […]