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Local authors wanted

Local authors wanted

Local authors wanted The Villa Park Public Library is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning and supports local authors in their efforts. The west suburban area is fortunate to be home to many authors. The library would like to share the work of these local authors with patrons […]

 
 

Enjoy Kline Creek Farm at dusk at ‘Evening in the Country’

Enjoy Kline Creek Farm at dusk at ‘Evening in the Country’

Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy horse-drawn hayrides and Kline Creek Farm at dusk at “Evening in the Country” Thursdays June 1 ‒ Aug. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at this 1890s living history farm at 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. The evenings kick off June 1 […]

 
 

To the rescue…

To the rescue…

Local company helps Int’l Humane Society save dogs slated for slaughter By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It sounded a bit sensational, perhaps a little over-the-top when the Independent heard about a local effort to “rescue dogs from Korean restaurants.” It conjured up scenes from Lady & The Tramp, […]

 
 

DuPage County offers residents free latex paint recycling

DuPage County offers residents free latex paint recycling

DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility starting June 1. Residents can drop off their usable, unwanted latex paint during designated summer collections free of charge. The County will accept latex-based paint that has not been frozen, is less […]

 
 

Bond set at $150,000 for teacher accused of possessing child pornography

Bond set at $150,000 for teacher accused of possessing child pornography

Suspect is resident of Elmhurst DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that bond has been set at $150,000 with 10% to apply for a St. Charles East High School teacher charged with possession of child pornography. Gregory Burgener, 63, of 437 W. Fremont, Elmhurst, appeared in […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

Bensenville Police Reports

The Bensenville Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. May 17, 4:30 p.m. in the 1000 block […]

 
 

A Mission to Serve

A Mission to Serve

Church grateful for support of DuPagePads Homeless Shelter Elmhurst Presbyterian Church (EPC) is extending a big thanks to the community as it wraps up its 22nd year as host of a DuPagePads Interim (Overnight) Housing program. Every Saturday night from October to May, about 35 guests from DuPage County who […]

 
 

Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

True Patriots Care to stage 300 U.S. flags in Wilder Park Led by Grand Marshal John M. Wendel, retired Brigadier General and Chaplain in the United States Air Force, some 90 entries will march in Elmhurst’s 99th Annual Memorial Day Parade through downtown Elmhurst on Monday, May 29, stepping off […]

 
 

Independent joins other publications in search of local veterans’ photos

Independent joins other publications in search of local veterans’ photos

The Illinois Press Association recently sent this newspaper information on The Wall of Faces, coordinated by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. We were surprised to read that there are photos missing for more than 500 Illinois servicemen and women who had either killed in action or went missing during the […]

 
 

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 May 13 A victim in the 100 […]