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Victor H. Bruns, 81 Victor H. Bruns, of Lombard, passed away recently at the age of 81. Mr. Bruns was a 60-year member of Local #701 I.B.E.W. Beloved husband of Virginia, loving father of Andrew J. and David (Katrin), dear grandfather of Michael, Andrew J. Jr., Christina, Alex, Dylan and […]

 
 

What an orientation to a new job in a new City!

What an orientation to a new job in a new City!

Elmhurst Fire Chief Thomas Freeman had barely found the coat rack in his office when one of the biggest and most potentially dangerous fires in Elmhurst’s recent history broke out and burned for more than 18 hours. The fire, at VIP Occasions bridal salon and formalwear store on North York […]

 
 

Council Capsules…

Council Capsules…

Here’s what’s going on at Elmhurst City Hall… By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Here are some of the items that passed the Elmhurst City Council on Monday, March 6: • Accounts Payable was approved in the amount of $7,559,149. • A liquor license request from Beerhead Bar & […]

 
 

Zoning Group rejects plan for Extended Care expansion

Unusual deliberation meeting includes court reporter By Dan McLeister
for The Elmhurst Independent In an unusual deliberation meeting on February 9th, the Zoning and Planning Commission (ZPC) rejected an expansion plan for the Elmhurst Extended Care facility on Lake Street east of York Street. The next step is for three aldermen […]

 
 

Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts update

Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts update

Volunteers sought for upcoming events; board saves big on studies By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Elmhurst Independent received a release with an update on the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) and its latest endeavors. Later in the week, the Independent caught up with Board […]

 
 

Elmhurst native Bieterman headed to Southern Illinois University

Elmhurst native Bieterman headed to Southern Illinois University

High-school senior plays for brother and former York player at ACC. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Elmhurst native Michael Bieterman’s college baseball selection came into focus rather quickly. Bieterman, who played his freshman season at Timothy Christian and now is a senior catcher on the Aurora Central Catholic High School team, […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

Rowell wins long jump for Knights’ indoor track team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior boys basketball player Matt Sutton recently competed in the Class 2A state 3-point shooting finals held at Peoria’s Carver Arena. Sutton made seven 3-pointers in preliminary round Group 2 and did not advance […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton competes in state 3-point shooting finals

Rowell wins long jump for Knights’ indoor track team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior boys basketball player Matt Sutton recently competed in the Class 2A state 3-point shooting finals held at Peoria’s Carver Arena. Sutton made seven 3-pointers in preliminary round Group 2 and did not advance […]

 
 

York graduate Sullivan competes in NCAA Division II swimming finals

York graduate Sullivan competes in NCAA Division II swimming finals

Swam in three individual events and three relays in Birmingham. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York graduate Shannon Sullivan had plenty of success at the high-school level as a three-time state qualifier. She’s continued that at the collegiate level. Sullivan, a senior at Lewis University in Romeoville, swam in the recent […]

 
 

York boys lacrosse team hard at work

York boys lacrosse team hard at work

Dukes graduated nine of 10 starters from last year’s conference-championship team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys lacrosse team will have a new look. Sort of. While the Dukes graduated nine of 10 starters from last year’s team that went 15-6 overall and won the West Suburban Conference with […]