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DiCianni, lone Republican nominee for 8th Congressional Seat Files 4,000 petition signatures, more than any candidate

DiCianni, lone Republican nominee for 8th Congressional Seat  Files 4,000 petition signatures, more than any candidate

ELMHURST – DuPage County Board member Pete DiCianni will be the lone Republican candidate on 2016’s primary ballot for the U.S. Congress 8th District seat. The Illinois Board of Elections has officially ruled three GOP challengers as ineligible to appear on the GOP ballot due to lack of qualifying signatures. […]

 
 

2/11/16 Print Versions

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Food pantry open for business Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

Food pantry open for business  Newly-built facility offers more dignity to clients

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, January 26, The Independent was invited to the newly-built Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry (EYFP) at 1083 So. York to greet one of the delivery trucks, which arrived about 9 a.m. that morning. Several volunteers were on-hand to unload the truck, followed […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

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 to property/motor vehicle/criminal trespass to property/motor […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

York’s Helton records 100th career wrestling win IC Catholic Prep girls basketball team defeats Fenton. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York wrestling team recently scored dual wins against Hinsdale South and Round Lake and lost to Hinsdale Central and Stevenson. During that stretch senior heavyweight wrestler Tommy Helton recorded his […]

 
 

Salvatore J. Sperandeo, Sr., 88

Salvatore J. Sperandeo, Sr., formerly of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Connie, loving father of Michael (Yvonne), Carmelita (Frank) Chavez, Salvatore, Jr. (Gary Luehr) and the late Barbara Sperandeo Burns (survived by Jeff Burns). Dearest grandfather of seven, great-grandfather of […]

 
 

Lorraine “Lolly” Torrence, 82

Lorraine E. “Lolly” Torrence, nee Hinrich, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 82. Beloved wife of Kenneth, loving mother of Michael (Cynthia), Cindy (Mark) Klemp and the late Terry (Roxanne) and Sherry (Scott) Gelling, dear grandmother of nine, great grandmother of six. Visitation was held Sunday […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Feb. 6 – BEWSF Bags for Wags tournament From 5-10 p.m., the Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund (BEWSF) will host its 6th annual “Bags for Wags” Bean Bag Tournament at the Valentino Center at Visitation Church, 851 South […]

 
 

Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

Timothy Christian to build new junior high school, athletics arena  $16 million project targets fall 2017 opening

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian School has embarked on numerous campus upgrade projects in recent times, including those pertaining to its athletic spaces. Improvements such as the construction of a well-received weight training room, as well as renovations to all Timothy outdoor sports facilities (soccer/track stadium and baseball and […]