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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 Nov. 2 • Victims near West and […]

 
 

Saluting our veterans… Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

Saluting our veterans…  Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent In October, Edward DePasque got the thrill of a lifetime. The U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War had the opportunity to go on the much-publicized Honor Flight out of Chicago. Family and friends agreed that if anyone should deserve the recognition of […]

 
 

The legacy lives on… Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

The legacy lives on…  Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Campbell Gym was filled with well-wishers admiring tabletop displays defined by decades. Each decade told another chapter in the life of a person who has touched other lives perhaps more than any other person in history – at least at York High […]

 
 

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Election night serves up victories, disappointments, much relief that it’s over

Election night serves up victories, disappointments, much relief that it’s over

Cullerton defeats Lewis in nail-biter; Conroy stomps Holan; DiCianni beat by Krishnamoorthi By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Tuesday evening was filled with surprises, groans and triumphs until the biggest collective gasp of all – the one that came at 1:30 a.m. when the Associated Press and other media outlets […]

 
 

Charlie Kern, Junior, an Elmhurst York Duke junior, runs his way to all-state status

Charlie Kern, Junior, an Elmhurst York Duke junior, runs his way to all-state status

Charlie Kern, Junior, an Elmhurst York Duke junior, runs his way to all-state status for the third consecutive year. The junior, who has posted three top 10 finishes in his first three years as a cross country harrier, finished fourth overall with a time of 14 minutes, 12 seconds. The […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship plans fundraiser

IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship plans fundraiser

                            Family, friends remember Elmhurst resident lost at sea Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry at the Elmhurst YMCA, 211 W. First Street on Sunday, November 13 […]

 
 

Week 11 Preview

Week 11 Preview

Paxton-Buckley-Loda (9-1) at IC Catholic Prep (10-0) What: Second round of the Class 3A state football playoffs When: Friday or Saturday. Check IHSA.org for exact day and time Where: Lewis Stadium at Plunkett Athletic Complex, Elmhurst Seeds: PBL is the No. 8 seed on the top half of the Class […]

 
 

Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent I don’t know where you plan to be this Sunday but I know where I’ll be… and likely the rest of the community. There will be a retirement celebration held for long-time York Cross Country Coach Joe Newton, who is stepping down after […]