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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi convenes western access to O’Hare Jobs Summit

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi convenes western access to O’Hare Jobs Summit

Bipartisan stakeholders, business and labor leaders gather to push for suburban infrastructure project  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi will host a jobs summit on the economic impact of developing western access to O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, April 11.  The jobs summit will be a bipartisan gathering of key stakeholders that includes […]

 
 

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 subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison April 6 Police said Dorian Sobus, 25, of […]

 
 

Poland’s Solidarity Leader among special guests at DuPage Dems gala

The Democratic Party of DuPage County (DPDC) hosts its annual gala Sunday, April 23 from 4-10 p.m. at Carlisle Banquets, at 435 S. Butterfield Rd. in Lombard. The event will feature Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee and the first Muslim elected to Congress Keith Ellison; gubernatorial candidates Chris […]

 
 

Montini Catholic hosts College Fair for juniors

Montini Catholic hosts College Fair for juniors

With the 2016-17 school year coming to a close, college life is just around the corner for high school juniors.  As a service to their students looking for answers to their college search questions, Montini Catholic hosted its annual College Fair on Friday, April 7th. With over 60 colleges represented, […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

The Bensenville Police Department 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. April 5, 12:05 p.m. in the 1000 block […]

 
 

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook’s King wins indoor track 800 title Warriors softball team working hard to improve. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook boys track team has some strong momentum on its side heading into the outdoor season. The Warriors closed out the indoor season at the West Suburban Conference Gold Division meet […]

 
 

Addison Trail boys volleyball team downs Hinsdale South

Addison Trail boys volleyball team downs Hinsdale South

Blazers boys track team ready for outdoor season. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail boys volleyball team recorded a recent 25-21, 25-15 win over Hinsdale South in West Suburban Conference Gold Division play. The win upped Addison Trail to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in conference. One area of recent […]

 
 

Long-time trustee Al Bulthuis elected Village President

Long-time trustee Al Bulthuis elected Village President

Library, sales tax propositions both approved by voters By Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent The voters spoke on Tuesday, April 4, and Villa Park now has a new Village President. Albert ‘Al’ Bulthuis handily bested fellow trustee Robert ‘Bob’ Taglia and long-time resident Charles ‘Chuck’ Pickerill to win […]

 
 

More crime news

Hit and run knocks rider off bicycle A hit-and-run accident was reported on April 5, after officers responded to a report of a vehicle vs. bicyclist accident near North and Illinois at around 3:20 a.m. The victim told police a small dark colored 4-door sedan and white pickup truck approached […]

 
 

YMCA plans scholarship fundraiser at Red Arrow Tap Room

YMCA plans scholarship fundraiser at Red Arrow Tap Room

Silent auction includes items from Cubs, Blackhawks The Elmhurst YMCA Board of Directors will be hosting a fundraiser at Red Arrow Tap Room, 111 E. First Street, on Tuesday, April 18 from 7-10 p.m. to support the Elmhurst YMCA Scholarship Fund.  The purpose of the Y scholarship fund is to […]