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“My Teacher is the BEST!”

“My Teacher is the BEST!”

Is your child’s teacher more than just a teacher? Does he/she provide an outstanding role model for him or her? If so, please have your child write and tell us in 100 words or less. The first 75 letters will appear in our May 26 paper. All letters to be […]

 
 

FBI seeks suspect in robbery of Wood Dale bank

FBI seeks suspect in robbery of Wood Dale bank

By Dee Longfellow For  The Independent According to local authorities, the FBI is currently in search of a man wearing a red Indiana University sweatshirt who allegedly robbed a bank in Wood Dale on Thursday, April 28. The Wood Dale Police Department reportedly received a call about 1:20 p.m. about […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, May 7 — 63rd annual Pancake Day From 6 a.m. to 12 noon, the Kiwanis Club of Elmhurst will hold its 63rd annual Pancake Day at Sandburg Middle School, 345 E. St. Charles Road. Mother’s Day plant sale […]

 
 

Obituary

J. Dale Westcoat, 81 J. Dale Westcoat, a 44-year resident of Elmhurst, passed away at home on April 25, after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 81. Dale was born December 2, 1935 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the late […]

 
 

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. Battery April 21 A victim in the 400 […]

 
 

Elmhurst Track Report

Elmhurst Track Report

York boys track team fares well at Distance Night in Palatine Timothy Christian girls track team logs numerous first-place finishes. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys track team came away from the recent Distance Night in Palatine event with plenty to be proud of. Every athlete that competed for […]

 
 

Lincoln School on soft lockdown after bullet found in restroom

Lincoln School on soft lockdown after bullet found in restroom

Classes carry on as police, evidence techs investigate   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to the City of Elmhurst, the Elmhurst Police Department was summoned to Lincoln Elementary School on the morning of Friday, April 29, to investigate after a small caliber bullet was found in one […]

 
 

4/28/16 Print Versions

4/28/16 Print Versions
 
 

Young man, 11, honored for saving 3-year-old sister Performs “textbook” CPR on drowning victim until assistance arrives

Young man, 11, honored for saving 3-year-old sister  Performs “textbook” CPR on drowning victim until assistance arrives

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The City of Elmhurst and the Elmhurst Fire Department took time at the City Council meeting held on Monday, April 18, to recognize a young man who went above and beyond the call when he was involved in the rescue of his […]

 
 

York girls lacrosse team off to fast start Dukes were ranked third in the state earlier last week; Defeats highly touted Montini.

York girls lacrosse team off to fast start  Dukes were ranked third in the state earlier last week; Defeats highly touted Montini.

  By Mike Miazga Correspondent The high-school lacrosse community’s eyes are wide-open when it comes to the York girls team. Through the first 11 games of the season, the Dukes sported a 9-2 record and also were 1-1 in West Suburban Conference play. Earlier last week, the state had taken […]