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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — the event NOT to be missed! Thursday, April 20 — Understanding the National Housing Crisis of 2008 From 2-3 p.m. at the Elmhurst History Museum’s Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., a lecture will be presented, titled, “Understanding the National Housing Crisis of 2008.” The […]

 
 

One injured in house fire on Park St.

One injured in house fire on Park St.

Home now uninhabitable; incident under investigation By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to a release issued by Police Chief Thomas K. Freeman, there was a structure fire in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 16 on E. Park St. At approximately 2:49 a.m., the Elmhurst Fire Department […]

 
 

Residents address Zoning Committee about facility for elderly

Residents address Zoning Committee about facility for elderly

Say they don’t oppose elderly or disabled, just the two-story addition By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent Residents emphasized they were not opposed to the Elmhurst Extended Care (EEC) function of taking care of elderly and disabled people, but were adamantly against a proposed two-story addition that would encroach on […]

 
 

VIEWPOINT

Action For a Better Tomorrow group forms What started in mid-November as a social gathering of 20 Elmhurst residents concerned about the future has turned into an organized group of nearly 700 (and growing) progressive political advocates determined to make a difference. Action for a Better Tomorrow-Elmhurst offers a forum […]

 
 

Addison Community Calendar

Addison Community Calendar

Thursday, May 4 Marge Hall oil painting demonstration Marge Hall will be giving an oil painting starting at 7:30 p.m. at Addison Village Hall, One Friendship Plaza, Room 1301. Info: call the Addison Art Guild at 630-924-1746. Ongoing events … • Addison Center for the Arts presents ‘Compilations” by Witold […]

 
 

Villa Park Community Calendar

Villa Park Community Calendar

Saturday, April 22 • Library holds poetry reading The Villa Park Public Library will host a poetry reading, beginning at 7 p.m. Attendees are welcome to read their own original works or a selection from a favorite author. This program sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library. Registration is required. […]

 
 

Willowbrook baseball team wins pair of games

Willowbrook baseball team wins pair of games

Warriors improve record to 9-1 overall. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook baseball team continued its winning ways last week with a pair of victories against Leyden and Hinsdale Central. The Warriors downed Leyden 8-7 in a West Suburban Conference Gold Division game. The Warriors led 8-0 after four innings […]

 
 

Addison Trail baseball team making its move

Addison Trail baseball team making its move

Blazers score wins against Downers Grove North and Hinsdale South. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail baseball team turned heartbreak into major progress recently. The Blazers went through a recent rough stretch where it lost the completion of a suspended game against West Suburban Conference Gold Division foe Hinsdale […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules…

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 April 10 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Kevin Graf was absent from the meeting. Commissioner Doug Ennis participated […]

 
 

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. Battery April 8 A victim at an entertainment […]