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Elmhurst American Legion baseball team qualifies for division tournament

Elmhurst American Legion baseball team qualifies for division tournament

Post 187 reaches championship game of 11th District. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Elmhurst American Legion baseball team is headed to the next level. Post 187 went 2-2 at the recent 11th District tournament hosted by Wheaton at the Wheaton College field behind the Carol Stream American Legion Post to […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys basketball team finishes second in R-B summer league

Willowbrook boys basketball team finishes second in R-B summer league

Warriors return majority of roster from last season. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The success the Willowbrook boys basketball team enjoyed last year has continued into the summer. The Warriors took second in the Riverside-Brookfield summer league, losing to Maine South in the championship game. “There are something like 18 teams […]

 
 

Fenton releases 2017 football schedule

Fenton releases 2017 football schedule

Bison to play six 2016 playoff teams under new coach Lynch. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Fenton football team will see the same nine foes on its schedule this fall. Other than venue changes and different dates, Fenton will play all familiar faces in new coach Matt Lynch’s first season […]

 
 

Caught stealing

Caught stealing

CHRIS FOX PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent York junior catcher Joe Orrico throws out a Glenbard West runner attempting to steal second base during the Dukes’ 5-3 extra innings loss to the Hilltoppers at home on Tues. July 11. The IHSBCA tourney game was the last of the summer season for York.

 
 

Villa Park Community Calendar

Villa Park Community Calendar

Thursday, August 3 Free August summer concert series Villa Park Recreation is presenting a free August summer concert series at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 320 E. Kenilworth in Villa Park. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and appetites to these family-friendly concerts. Concessions will be available at 6 p.m.; concerts begin […]

 
 

Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” celebrates weekly summer concert

Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” celebrates weekly summer concert

Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” weekly concert and food fest events continue on Thursday, July 20 at the new Village Green, 1 Friendship Plaza, east of the Village Hall. Included in the festivities will be a concert, food fest, bike & car show, with Historical Museum craft fair. From 6 – […]

 
 

County launches bike trail mapping application

County launches bike trail mapping application

DuPage County launched a new web-based application that will provide navigation tools and information about the DuPage County trail system. The DuPage Trails App showcases all trail routes in DuPage County. The app allows users to pinpoint parking lots, rest areas, restrooms, popular destinations, bike shops or emergency assistance facilities […]

 
 

Cantigny Park celebrates McCormick Day July 27

Cantigny Park celebrates McCormick Day July 27

Families invited for artistic activities, open house and more; free parking all day! Cantigny Park will commemorate the birthday of its benefactor, Colonel Robert R. McCormick, on Thursday, July 27. Art activities, a living history performance, golf games and a “pop-up” First Division Museum are planned from 12 to 5 […]

 
 

Yesfest brings music,comedy, art, poetry, and film to two-day festival

Yesfest brings music,comedy, art, poetry, and film to two-day festival

Five years ago, a group of self-described “stir crazy” performers wished they had a festival in Elmhurst where they could perform all the things they loved: original music, comedy, improv, and poetry. “Nothing like that really existed in Elmhurst, so that’s how Yesfest came to be,” said Clark Pavlik, co-founder […]

 
 

Roadside Safety Checkpoint to be held July 14 & 15

Roadside Safety Checkpoint to be held July 14 & 15

The Addison Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Checkpoint, Friday, July 14, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, July 15. Vehicles traveling eastbound on Lake Street/US Route 20 at John F. Kennedy Blvd. will be stopped in a pre-established, systematic fashion for a brief inspection of safety and […]