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Police have man in custody for Shell station robbery

Police have man in custody for Shell station robbery

Elmhurst police are investigating a robbery which occurred at the Shell Gas Station at 103 W. Third Street on May 3, 2017, at 3:15 a.m. A white/male in his 30’s, wearing a White Sox jacket, entered the Shell Gas Station and demanded money from the cashier.  The offender took an […]

 
 

Addison teen, Villa Park man shot in Addison double homicide

Addison teen, Villa Park man shot in Addison double homicide

Police say action was ‘targeted attack:’ general public not in danger By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Over the weekend, the Independent learned that a double homicide had taken place near the intersection of Elizabeth Drive and Denise Court in Addison. According to the police report, the two men were […]

 
 

Broadway in Elmhurst

Broadway in Elmhurst

Local performers with Elmhurst roots join to support Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts Elmhurst native, Julie Peterson, returns to Elmhurst on Saturday, May 13, for a special performance in Broadway in Elmhurst, an evening of musical theatre and entertainment to benefit the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts, a not-for-profit organization […]

 
 

Hospital volunteers open Teen Time Capsule

Hospital volunteers open Teen Time Capsule

Memories, modernization, progress revealed in contents By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Time marches on… we see it on our faces in the mirror and the faces of our children as they grow and mature. Time is much more meaningful when it is remembered over a period of several […]

 
 

ICGS inviting all school alumni, parents, and friends for reunion

ICGS inviting all school alumni, parents, and friends for reunion

On the evening of June 2 from 7 – 10 p.m., alumni, alumni parents, current former teachers and staff, and friends of Immaculate Conception Grade School in Elmhurst, are invited to gather for drinks, food, and friendship at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Rd. Food truck fare […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police arrest local man for Attempted Robbery and Felony Theft

Elmhurst Police arrest local man for Attempted Robbery and Felony Theft

Elmhurst Police have charged a local man for Felony Theft which occurred at the Shell Gas Station at 103 W. Third Street on May 3, 2017, at 3:15 a.m. and Attempt Robbery of the 7- Eleven Store at 572 S. York Rd. A white/male in his 40’s, wearing a White […]

 
 

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Obituaries

Jerry Cooney, 81 Bernard Jerome “Jerry” Cooney, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Margaret nee Heiser for 57 years; loving father of Michael (Lynn), Karen and John (Lisa); grandfather of Brenna, Marcus, Joshua, Caroline and Sophia; brother of James E. (Sandra); loved uncle […]

 
 

ONE MORE DAY – DEADLINE 5/12 FOR “My Teacher is the BEST!”

ONE MORE DAY – DEADLINE 5/12 FOR “My Teacher is the BEST!”

Is your child’s teacher more than just a teacher? Does he/she provide an outstanding role model for him or her? If so, please have your child write and tell us in 100 words or less. The first 75 letters will appear in our May 25th paper. All letters to be […]

 
 

AT&T wants out from ‘old-phone’ requirement

AT&T wants out from ‘old-phone’ requirement

  ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK If you have a landline, chances are it’s not from the phone company. More likely it’s provided by your cable company. And that’s why AT&T is asking Illinois lawmakers to help roll back a decades-old requirement that forces it to spend hundreds of millions of dollars […]