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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. Assault March 2 Dominic A. Ramundo, 39, of […]

 
 

DuPage Narcan Program releases annual report: increase in Opioid related deaths and Narcan saves

DuPage Narcan Program releases annual report: increase in Opioid related deaths and Narcan saves

The DuPage Narcan Program (DNP) has released its annual report and, according to Dr. Richard Jorgensen, DuPage County Coroner, the county saw a sharp increase in deaths and saves related to opioid overdoses. There were 78 deaths and 145 saves related to opioid overdoses in 2016. The number of deaths […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Department awarded grant

The Elmhurst Police Department has once again been awarded a traffic enforcement grant by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The goal of this grant is to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes with additional enforcement of DUI and seatbelt laws. The next campaign of this grant will begin on […]

 
 

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions youth theater group will perform Finian’s Rainbow Jr. at Montini High School, April 7 – 9, 2017.  More than 50 talented students from local Catholic grade schools, including St. Pius X, Sacred Heart, and Kingswood Academy will come together to prepare this exciting performance. Adapted from the […]

 
 

Man accused of murdering ex-wife pleads guilty, sentenced to fifty years

Man accused of murdering ex-wife pleads guilty, sentenced to fifty years

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police James Volpe announced today that a man accused of killing his ex-wife in her home in early February has entered a plea of guilty to First Degree Murder. Lee Leinweber, 56 appeared in Court this morning where he […]

 
 

Metra seeks input about potential fare options

Metra seeks input about potential fare options

Metra is seeking input from the public through an online survey to ask what its customers, former customers and prospective customers think about a variety of potential fare and ticket options, including off-peak and reverse-commute pricing, one-day and seven-day passes, loyalty programs and other ideas. The survey also asks about […]

 
 

Symphony receives most grant dollars among list of 14 applicants

Symphony receives most grant dollars among list of 14 applicants

City program supports community organizations By Dan McLeister
for The Elmhurst Independent At a recent meeting of the Explore Elmhurst Community Grant Committee, the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra received the highest grant of $25,000 in the City’s community grant program. The money was to assist with costs associated with the first two […]

 
 

Edward-Elmhurst’s Pam Davis honored with Career Achievement Award

Edward-Elmhurst’s Pam Davis honored with Career Achievement Award

Chicago Health Executives Forum(CHEF), the largest independent chapter of the American College of Health Executives (ACHE), has honored Pam Davis, system CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health, with its prestigious Career Achievement Award. The announcement was made at the 41st CHEF annual meeting on February 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “I can’t […]

 
 

Insurance plan legislation moves to Senate

Insurance plan legislation moves to Senate

Legislation that ensures access to the State Employees Group Insurance Plan for adopted children of plan participants was approved unanimously in the Illinois House of Representatives recently. Specifically, HB 817 creates a uniform definition of terms for interstate adoptions as they relate to the availability of state health insurance coverage. […]

 
 

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

The Home and Garden Expo premieres at the beautiful Westin Hotel in Lombard at Yorktown Shopping center on March 25 and 26 with free admission and free parking. Thousands of homeowners in the prestigious DuPage County communities as well as the entire Chicagoland area have attended this event to find […]