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Court orders high school student detained for alleged threat against York High School

Court orders high school student detained for alleged threat against York High School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced last Friday that a 17-year-old female York High School student is now facing a felony charge for a threat she allegedly sent via Snapchat to classmate. The juvenile appeared at a detention hearing last Friday  […]

 
 

Sophie Verba celebrates 108th birthday

Sophie Verba celebrates 108th birthday

Elmhurst resident Rich Verba helped celebrate his mother Sophie Verba’s 108th Birthday on Sunday, March 18 at Presence Villa Scalabrini in Northlake. Family and friends will join her for pizza and Birthday Cake.

 
 

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Police presence at York increases following report of threat

Police presence at York increases following report of threat

According to a release issued by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth on Wednesday, March 21, police patrols will be increased at York High School over the upcoming days following the report of a threat that there would be shooting at the school on Friday, March 23. The release reported that […]

 
 

York students conduct walkout for gun control. National initiative urges less violence; focus on mental health.

York students conduct walkout for gun control.   National initiative urges less violence; focus on mental health.

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Led by York seniors Kyra Stanton and Olivia Pechous and junior Maddy Small, York High School held a student gun control walkout event on Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m., as part of a national initiative to draw attention to gun violence […]

 
 

Addison and Villa Park Police Reports

Addison and Villa Park Police Reports

Area police departments 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.   Addison   March 15 Police said an officer […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District… By Chris Fox   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on March 12 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Carolyn Ubriaco was absent from the meeting.   Why no illumination of Vietnam memorial, citizen […]

 
 

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   March 10 Police said that […]

 
 

Patsy Anne Hucksold

Patsy Anne Hucksold nee Marek of Elmhurst passed away recently. Beloved wife of the late Duane R. Hucksold; loving mother of Pamela (Daniel) Conway; grandmother of Amy Conway, Kevin (Jessica) Conway, Colin Conway, Christopher Conway, Major Andrew Stone and Derek Wells; sister of the late Donald Marek. Patsy was an […]

 
 

Catherine “Kay” E. Diggle, 92

Catherine “Kay” E. Diggle, nee Kiely, of Elmhurst, formerly of Berwyn, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her long time caregivers Jurate and Viktorija. She was 92 years old. Beloved wife of the late Lee; proud daughter of the late Cornelius and the late Catherine, nee Condon, Kiely; dear […]