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What we did on spring break

What we did on spring break

Addison Trail softball team embarks on fun southern Illinois road trip. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail softball team brought back a fun spring break story to tell. The Blazers embarked on an eventful spring-break trip to southern Illinois that ended up being loaded with activity on and off […]

 
 

Election night brings no surprises

Election night brings no surprises

All three props in Addison Township pass By Dee Longfellow For The Independent With only one contested race on the entire City slate in Elmhurst, Election night was a bit slow, but in a good way — no one was nervous about any close fights. The contested election was the […]

 
 

Fruitful Yield celebrates grand opening

Fruitful Yield celebrates grand opening

photo by Dee Longfellow Employees gather around Store Manager Mike VanDusseldorp (center, with scissors) as the ribbon is cut on their new location at 135 No. Addison by the parking deck. The new store now has a grocery section offering fresh produce, along with many products they carried at the […]

 
 

Dist. 4 welcomes new School Board member

Frangidakis to fill vacancy left by Triantafillos Zack Frangidakis was elected as the newest member of the Addison School District 4 Board of Education in the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2017. Frangidakis has lived in Addison since 2005.  He and his wife have two young daughters, one of whom […]

 
 

Dist. 205 extends superintendent’s contract thru June of 2020

Annual salary of $225,951 will be reviewed at end of school year Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent The School Board of District 205 has extended the contract of Dr. David Moyer for two years to June 30, 2020. The annual salary of $225,951 will be reviewed at the end of […]

 
 

Elmhurst sports photo captain for 4/13/17 issue Elm College tennis player Kathryn Wheeler

Elmhurst sports photo captain for 4/13/17 issue Elm College tennis player Kathryn Wheeler

courtesy photo Player of the week Elmhurst College tennis player Kathryn Wheeler was recently named the CCIW Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. Wheeler, who lives in Elmhurst and attended York H.S., was one of just 10 women tennis players who are honored this way each year within the CCIW […]

 
 

Election night – sweeping victory

Election night – sweeping victory
 
 

EGG-citement for all at Wilder Egg Hunt, Doggie Eggstravaganza

EGG-citement for all at Wilder Egg Hunt, Doggie Eggstravaganza

Celebrate spring with the whole family, including the four-legged ones. Hop down to Wilder Park for Elmhurst Park District’s annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m, where we’ll have more eggs than ever for our hunters. Visit with the Easter Bunny and be ready for the hunt […]

 
 

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi convenes western access to O’Hare Jobs Summit

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi convenes western access to O’Hare Jobs Summit

Bipartisan stakeholders, business and labor leaders gather to push for suburban infrastructure project  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi will host a jobs summit on the economic impact of developing western access to O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, April 11.  The jobs summit will be a bipartisan gathering of key stakeholders that includes […]

 
 

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 6 Police said Dorian Sobus, 25, of […]