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Tom Cullerton raises awareness for Pandas

Tom Cullerton raises awareness for Pandas

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is continuing his work to raise awareness for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) by designating October 9 of 2017 and 2018 as PANS, PANDAS and PITAND Awareness Day in the State of Illinois. “Education is essential to early diagnosis of […]

 
 

Honoring the legacy of former CA&E Railroad

Honoring the legacy of former CA&E Railroad

Jack Jones remembers when a train fare was around a dime, and that the Chicago Aurora & Elgin train went all the way to Wells Street in Chicago, where one could then take an el train to the Loop. The era of that third-rail train sprouting from the far west […]

 
 

Breen passes bill to make electronic filing free, saving IL businesses and non-profits millions in fees

Breen passes bill to make electronic filing free, saving IL businesses and non-profits millions in fees

  SPRINGFIELD…..In a unanimous vote on Friday, State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) passed legislation that is estimated to save Illinois small businesses and not-for-profits millions of dollars in electronic filing fees. HB 3514 would amend state law to end the practice of charging “expedited service fees” of $25, $50, or […]

 
 

The 12U Elmhurst Extreme placed second place in the 2017 Elmhurst Extreme Classic

The 12U Elmhurst Extreme placed second place in the 2017 Elmhurst Extreme Classic
 
 

Enjoy old-fashioned garden party to benefit Mayslake Hall restoration June 4

Enjoy old-fashioned garden party to benefit Mayslake Hall restoration June 4

Support the restoration of historic Mayslake Hall at a 1920s-era garden party featuring games, activities, antique cars, a silent auction and music on Sunday, June 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the lawn at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. Tickets are $65 per person […]

 
 

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

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 […]

 
 

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 April 23 • Abraham Ibarra, 57, of Addison, […]

 
 

Go NICK! Break that world record…

Go NICK! Break that world record…

  Pictured is Nick Janowitz, owner of Patriot Sports and Fitness, who attempted to do 7,500 pull-ups in a 24-hour period in the hopes of breaking the Guinness World record which currently stands at 7,300. The Pull Ups for Patriots event took place at the City Centre Plaza in downtown […]

 
 

Shanklin receives Jaycees’ award for Distinguished Service

Shanklin receives Jaycees’ award for Distinguished Service

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent About 100 people gathered in the Normandy Room at the Elmhurst American Legion on Tuesday, April 25 to honor Elmhurst resident and long-time community leader Bill Shanklin as he was awarded the 65th Annual Distinguished Service Award (DSA) given by the Elmhurst Jaycees. […]

 
 

DuPage Recorder hosts Honor Rewards Day

DuPage Recorder hosts Honor Rewards Day

DuPage County Recorder Fred Bucholz offers a free day of veteran’s appreciation as his office hosts Honor Rewards Day on Wednesday, May 17.  Veterans can bring in their discharge papers (DD-214) to be recorded free of charge.  Veterans and local businesses can also enjoy complimentary refreshments and learn about the […]