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Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Professional racecourse coming to Collegeview neighborhood By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s time! Time for the much-anticipated 5th Annual Superior Ambulance Elmhurst Cycling Classic, which takes place Friday, July 21. The neighborhood surrounding Elmhurst College will be transformed into a professional racecourse. Later in the evening, there will […]

 
 

AT&T: ‘Old’ landlines will eventually go away under new Illinois law

AT&T: ‘Old’ landlines will eventually go away under new Illinois law

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A new Illinois law means traditional landline phones will eventually be a thing of the past. However, AT&T says it will not happen in the near future. Illinois’ new telecom law allows AT&T to stop supporting infrastructure for old landline phones. Those are the lines that don’t […]

 
 

Mayslake tour, music, activities takes place July 22

Mayslake tour, music, activities takes place July 22

Take a self-guided tour of the Mayslake mansion and enjoy live music and theater, art projects, hikes, archery and fishing at “Discover Mayslake” on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak […]

 
 

Grass-roots efforts rewarded with passage of bill, governor’s signature

Grass-roots efforts rewarded with passage of bill, governor’s signature

By Jane Charmelo Kate Drury likely didn’t think she’d wake up one day and find that her then-8-year-old son Charlie had seemingly become a different person; nor would she have known it was the beginning of a long journey that would end up in Springfield with a law partially named […]

 
 

Kathleen Graham, 68

Kathleen “Kathy” Graham, nee Clark, a longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away in her home on July 12, 2017, at the age 68.  Loving wife of the late Ian Graham of Kilmarnock, Scotland, they enjoyed 29 very happy years together.  Kathy was born April 25, 1949, in Chicago to the […]

 
 

John D. Tanis

Former music director at Epiphany Lutheran John Tanis, of Rensselaer, Ind., died on July 7, 2017, in Lafayette, Ind.  John was Music Director at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst for 20 years and founder of the Elmhurst Children’s Choir.  John retired from Lincolnwood Elementary School in Evanston after a long […]

 
 

Beyond Barriers — helping the disabled through dance

Beyond Barriers — helping the disabled through dance

Local resident incorporates her true passions into supporting persons with disabilities Beyond Barriers, an all-inclusive dance/movement class for children or adults with disabilities, is the brainchild of Elmhurst resident Jen Dolson. “I’ve always wanted to incorporate my passion for dance and love of teaching special education,” she told the Independent […]

 
 

Thomas E. Loftus, 72

Thomas E. Loftus, of Addison, formerly of Westchester, passed away recently at the age of 72. Loving father of Samantha (Randy) Posluszny; proud grandfather of Elayna; beloved fiance of Chelle O’Connell; dear brother of John “Jack” Loftus; former husband of Susan Loftus. Funeral chapel service was held Friday, July 14 […]

 
 

Wellness classes coming to Elmhurst Hospital

Wellness classes coming to Elmhurst Hospital

      Nutrition: Smoothie Demonstration Wednesday, August 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Elmhurst Hospital Elm Room, Lower Level in Arboretum, East Entrance, Green Parking This presentation will give you a hands-on demonstration on how to make the perfect smoothie that is easy and healthy. Learn the benefits of […]

 
 

Woman lives her dream of opening dance studio

Woman lives her dream of opening dance studio

Evolution Dance welcomes interested students By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent Erica Jaunich, founder of Evolution Dance Experience in Elmhurst, has been dancing her whole life. As an only child in Minooka, she grew up making up dances and performing for her family and friends. Though Jaunich was a […]