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Special Kids Day Holiday Party coming Dec. 7

Special Kids Day Holiday Party coming Dec. 7

Those with special needs and their families invited to Wilder Mansion By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 3:30-8 p.m., children with special needs and their families are invited to Wilder Mansion, 211 So. Prospect, for the annual Special Kids Day Holiday Party. The party […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Friday, Dec. 2 – History Museum presents Jolly Old St. Nick concert From 7-8:15 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents a Jolly Old St. Nicholas Concert at Yorkfield Presbyterian Church, 1099 S. York St. Celebrate Elmhurst’s German roots with […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department 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. Criminal damage or defacement to property/vehicle/criminal trespass to […]

 
 

Obituaries

Karl Zerfoss, 92 Karl Zerfoss, an Elmhurst resident for nearly 50 years, died peacefully November 15, 2016, at the Oakbrook Health Care Center at the age of 92. He had been ailing for the past four years. Karl served as a T 5 radio operator in the 397th Regiment of […]

 
 

Fenton High School hosts Substitute Teacher Recruitment Fair

Fenton High School is hosting a Substitute Teacher Recruitment Fair on December 1 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the school’s community room. Mr. Eric Koranda, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Operations, will provide an overview of requirements, daily routine and compensation for substitute teachers. Please note a […]

 
 

Police arrest three for passing counterfeit bills

Police arrest three for passing counterfeit bills

Suspects charged with felony forgery By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Monday afternoon, Nov. 28, the Independent learned that on November 15 at 8 p.m., the Elmhurst police responded to the 100 block of York Road, where a male subject had attempted to pass a counterfeit $100-dollar bill […]

 
 

The Independent presents “I am thankful…” letters

The Independent presents “I am thankful…” letters

The children of Elmhurst share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving… I am thankful for… God, Holidays, turkey, Thanksgiving. I am thankful for clothes, water, food, homes, school, World, Family, friends. I’m glad that people can learn and live. I love all Holidays. Name: Abby Age: 9 School: Field […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

Knights close out perfect campaign with another blowout victory. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Perfection! Domination! Those are the two words that sum up the IC Catholic Prep football team’s 2016 season. The Knights put the bow on a perfect 14-0 season with a 43-0 victory over Carlinville in the Class […]

 
 

IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

Jordan Rowell (#35) dashes to Immaculate Conception’s fourth touchdown of the game in their Illinois High School Association Class 3A State Championship Game with the Carlinville Cavaliers. The IC Knights were leading 29-0 after one quarter of play. They led 29-0 at halftime as well. Photo by Daniel L. Chamness, […]

 
 

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