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City to convert 14 vehicles to dual-fuel

City to convert 14 vehicles to dual-fuel

IEPA offers grant, but won’t approve funds as state drags its feet By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst City Council has been looking forward to converting 14 City-owned vehicles to dual-fuel, capable of burning both gasoline and propane. A grant was available through the Illinois Environmental Protection […]

 
 

Council Capsules

Council Capsules

What’s going on at Elmhurst City Hall… By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent • The Elmhurst City Council meeting on Monday, July 17, began with Mayor Steve Morley joining Fire Chief Thomas Freeman in promoting Lieutenant Richard Dufort to Battalion Chief. Also promoted was Firefighter William Solka to Lieutenant. […]

 
 

Nybo invites superintendents to join school funding conversations in Springfield

Nybo invites superintendents to join school funding conversations in Springfield

In anticipation of a school funding roundtable guided by the Governor, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) invited local superintendents to join the conversation in Springfield on July 27. Dr. Jeff Schuler from Community Unit School District 200 and Dr. Hank Thiele from Community High School District 99 attended from Nybo’s […]

 
 

Four York students named National Merit Scholars

Four York students named National Merit Scholars

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently released the names of the first group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship (NMS) Program. More than 1,000 distinguished high school seniors have won corporate-sponsored NMS awards financed by about 200 corporations, company foundations and other business organizations. Among the […]

 
 

LWV-Elmhurst to celebrate 85th anniversary, community invited

LWV-Elmhurst to celebrate 85th anniversary, community invited

The community is invited to join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst on Thursday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Wilder Mansion, 211 S. Prospect Ave., as they celebrate their 85th anniversary. The event is open to the public. Complimentary appetizers, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages and a cash […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

Lauren Fonorow Micki Neidigh-Noelle Pedote Claire Converse-Clare Hewitt Simon Krukowski-Vincenzo Bono York Summer Tennis Team Fonorow and the doubles teams of Neidigh-Pedote, Converse-Hewitt and Krukowski-Bono each won conference titles at the recent Trident League tournament. Fonorow won the 17U girls No. 2 singles title. Neidigh-Pedote won the No. 2 doubles […]

 
 

York summer tennis team crowns four conference champions

York summer tennis team crowns four conference champions

Dukes had a total of eight medalists at Trident League final. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York summer tennis team wrapped up play in the Trident League in grand fashion. The Dukes had four conference champions and four other flights earned conference medals. In the Trident League there are four […]

 
 

York names Collings new girls basketball coach

York names Collings new girls basketball coach

Previously coached in Willowbrook program. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York recently announced Brandon Collings has been hired as the school’s new girls basketball coach. Collings replaces Maggie Ely who coached the team for a year. Collings is York’s third girls basketball coach in as many years. “The people I have […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team makes good summer progress

Timothy Christian girls basketball team makes good summer progress

Trojans won five games at the Lisle summer league. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Since Timothy Christian girls basketball coach Michele Stube took over the program, it has won an increasing number of games each summer in the Lisle summer league. This season was no exception. Timothy went 5-6 at Lisle […]

 
 

Elmhurst American Legion team announces award recipients

Elmhurst American Legion team announces award recipients

Team to field a 17U team as well in 2018. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Elmhurst American Legion Post 187 baseball team recently announced its postseason awards. Individual award winners were honored during the team’s banquet in late July at the Post 187 American Legion hall in Elmhurst. Tim Beecroft […]