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State Rep. donates kidney to her ex-husband. Deb Conroy says gift was as much for her children as for him

Four, well, five reasons to support organ donation
“Pictured are the four reasons I became a live organ donor,” said State Representative Deb Conroy. They are, of course, her children (from left): Will, 21, Sean, 32, Brendan, 23, and Ryan, 28 – along with Shannon their dog. Conroy recently donated one of her kidneys to Tim, her ex-husband and the father of her four boys. “When something like this happens, we are all still family,” she added.

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   “When it’s the father of your children, it’s about family. It’s always about family.” Those were the words of State Representative Deb Conroy sharing the news that she had donated a kidney to her former husband Tim. “More than anything, it was […]

 
 

The City remembers Charles Weigel, Jr., former mayor passes at 94

The City remembers Charles Weigel, Jr., former mayor passes at 94

Last week, the Independent learned from the City of Elmhurst that former Mayor Charles “Chuck” Weigel, Jr. had passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018, at the age of 94.

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, July 22 Run for Hunger 5K Beginning at 8 a.m., the Run for Hunger 5K will step off from Yorkfield Presbyterian Church, followed by a Kids Run at 8:45 a.m. Participants are urged to bring a non-perishable […]

 
 

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.   Assault, battery   July 9 Police said […]

 
 

Coming Events

Comedy films at Villa Park Library The Villa Park Public Library will screen comedy films on Thursdays, Aug. 2 and Aug. 30, at 6:30 p.m. as part of their “Last Laughs of Summer” series. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows each movie screening. Registration is not required. For […]

 
 

Library traffic study reviewed

Library traffic study reviewed

A traffic study related to parking spaces, along with a vote on the addition of a basement for a new library building, were addressed during the July 10 Helen M. Plum Memorial Library Board of Trustees meeting. Of the dedicated parking spaces the library now has, 10 are located in […]

 
 

Speak Out

Lombard calling: What is it with you leftists calling everybody a fascist? Take a good look in the mirror sometime, and you might see a fascist staring right back at you. * * * Hello, I’m calling regarding the water bills for Lombard. It seems like when we got a […]

 
 

Lombard Police Blotter-July19

The Lombard 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. Assault, battery July 8 Schadia Joyce, 24, of […]

 
 

Lombard News-July 19

Traffic study says library would have adequate parking By Jane Charmelo LOMBARDIAN-VILLA PARK REVIEW STAFF REPORTER A recent traffic study shows that the Helen M. Plum Memorial Library will have enough parking for a new, roughly 50,000-square-foot facility, according to architect Joe Huberty of Engberg Anderson. Huberty presented the condensed […]