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Bellock recognized as “Legislator of the Year” by ISA

Bellock recognized as “Legislator of the Year” by ISA

The Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA) has recognized State Representative Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale) as “Legislator of the Year” for her leadership on issues relating to patient safety and other health care legislation as a member of the Illinois General Assembly. The award was presented at the ISA’s Annual House of […]

 
 

Conroy moves to ban deadly synthetic opioid

Conroy moves to ban deadly synthetic opioid

  As the opioid epidemic tragically continues to take lives across Illinois, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, is carrying legislation to classify the synthetic opioid U-47700, also known as “pink” or “U4” as a Schedule I substance. This designer drug, which has been available over the internet, is seven […]

 
 

37,000 pounds of electronics taken at Recycling Extravaganza

37,000 pounds of electronics taken at Recycling Extravaganza

More than 37,000 pounds of electronics and several thousand more pounds of clothing, building supplies and other materials were recycled, reused and kept out of landfills as a result of the annual Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza. Held in partnership with the City of Elmhurst, the environmental education group SCARCE and […]

 
 

West Chicago man sentenced to 20 years for Child Abduction/Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

West Chicago man sentenced to 20 years for Child Abduction/Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

 DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that Judge Robert Miller has sentenced Giuseppe Ressa, 36 (d.o.b. 12/9/1980) formerly of 313 Post Oak Circle, West Chicago, to twenty years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for abducting and making physical contact with young children on multiple occasions. On […]

 
 

City to enter video-sharing partnership

City to enter video-sharing partnership

Those with private surveillance cameras asked to share crime info In an effort to reduce crime by identifying and apprehending individuals involved in criminal activity, the Elmhurst Police Department is proposing a Video-Sharing Partnership with the Elmhurst community. Residents and business owners with private video surveillance cameras taking footage of […]

 
 

Top Pizza Taste Of Elmhurst declared yummy success Malnati’s wins best overall; Mamma Maria’s, Roberto’s tie for second place

Top Pizza Taste Of Elmhurst declared yummy success Malnati’s wins best overall; Mamma Maria’s, Roberto’s tie for second place

  Approximately 500 guests attended this year’s Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst 2017, sponsored by the District 205 Foundation, and enjoyed selections from nine very generous local pizzerias. All of the pizzerias were standouts, getting recognition in at least one category. Fratellos received top honors for their specialty pizza, and […]

 
 

Dr. Malloy retires after long career with Elmhurst Hospital

Dr. Malloy retires after long career with Elmhurst Hospital

Foundation creates Career Enrichment Fund in her name By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s one thing to retire — it’s another to leave a legacy — it’s better still when the workplace you’ve called home for almost 50 years sets up a new fund in your name. That […]

 
 

Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign over upcoming holiday weekend

Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign over upcoming holiday weekend

As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. Funded by a grant from IDOT, the program’s goal is saving lives by reducing fatal and serious injury car crashes through additional enforcement […]

 
 

Suspect arrested in October shooting

Suspect arrested in October shooting

Frankfort man, arrested on unrelated charges, connected to incident By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On May 10, the Independent learned that a person had been arrested in connection with a shooting that took place last October on eastbound I-290 near North Avenue Allante James Sewell, 23, of Frankfort, […]

 
 

“Cop on Top” Special Olympics Fundraiser Friday

“Cop on Top” Special Olympics Fundraiser Friday

Look for cops on top of Dunkin’ Donuts outlets For the past 15 years, police officers from throughout the state have “staked out” Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops in May to heighten awareness and raise donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Illinois Special Olympics. In return for the police […]