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Park Board Capsules…

Park Board Capsules…

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on May 22 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven commissioners attended the meeting. There were no public comments. Board discusses […]

 
 

Knights of Columbus third annual Classic Car Show

Knights of Columbus third annual Classic Car Show

The Elmhurst Knights of Columbus will be holding their third annual Classic Car Show on Sunday June 25, in the city parking lot located behind the Knights of Columbus Hall on York and Vallette. The show which starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. is open to all […]

 
 

Investigation into homicide case in Bartlett

The DuPage County Coroner’s Office in conjunction with the Bartlett Police Department, the DuPage County State’s Attorney and the Cook County Major Crimes Forensic Unit are currently investigating an apparent homicide death that occurred at a residence in Bartlett. At approximately 10:25 am, Bartlett Police Department responded to a 911 […]

 
 

Addison Community Calendar

Addison Community Calendar

Community Calendar Saturday, June 10 Addison Trail 50th anniversary celebration continues From 5:30-9:30 p.m., Addison Trail High School continues the celebration of its 50th anniversary with a special event for graduates of all years. Enjoying an appetizer buffet, guests are invited to visit with fellow alumni as well as retired […]

 
 

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community

Army Trail 3rd grade takes walking trip thru community Army Trail 3rd graders took a walking field trip to the Addison Historical Museum, Village Hall and the Addison Public Library this week. During the 2016-17 school year, more than 600 District 4 students were able to take advantage of the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Explosion 10U championship game

Elmhurst Explosion 10U championship game

The Elmhurst Explosion 10U baseball team took second place at the Memorial Day Classic baseball tournament in Glen Ellyn held May 27 and 28. The team won three games to advance to the championship game. Pictured: kneeling (l-r): Brady Lavin, Hans Bjorlin, Luke Pieczynski, Josh Tobin, Brendan Carroll standing (l-r): […]

 
 

Under My Father’s Fedora

Under My Father’s Fedora

By Dee Longfellow Editor “Ever feel like you’ve been someplace before, “Some other time, some other war…” Following is a special Memorial Day column, on the occasion that we remember those who served, especially those who have fallen… “Something about this place is familiar, but I’m not sure why.” Those […]

 
 

Announcing the winner of the Elmhurst Independent’s My Teacher Is The Best essay contest…

Announcing the winner of the Elmhurst Independent’s  My Teacher Is The Best essay contest…

This year’s winner is Sophia Amendola a 4th grader from Jackson School who wrote the wining essay about her teacher, Lisa Michalski. Here is the winning essay: My Teacher is the Best… My teacher is the best because Mrs Michalski isn’t just a teacher she is a role model.  She […]

 
 

My Teacher Is The Best!

My Teacher Is The Best!

Teacher: Mrs. Klink My Teacher is the Best … My teacher is the best because last week she had a bad toothache but she still came to teach us. This proves she is very dedicated to us. Also she has an interest in our lives. She also explains everything really […]

 
 

Police Reports

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 May 25 • Carlos Hernandez, 18, of Glendale […]