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DuPage County property owners can expect higher tax bill

DuPage County property owners can expect higher tax bill

  This week, property owners in DuPage County will begin receiving their 2016 property tax bills. As many might already know that while the average tax rate is down 4.94 percent, the average bill has increased. “This has been another challenging year for property owners in DuPage County. While the […]

 
 

Hospital’s administration trio looks forward to future growth

Hospital’s administration trio looks forward to future growth

Plans to be premier facility with best doctors, focus on community By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent About six months ago there was a change in the administration of Elmhurst Hospital, when Pamela Dunley, MBA, MS, RN, CENP,  was named CEO of the local healthcare facility. She replaced Mary Lou […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls track team takes second at Luther North

Timothy Christian girls track team takes second at Luther North

Stoll wins three gold medals; Olivia Hoekstra wins 400. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls track team took second at the recent Walther Christian Invitational held at Luther North. Timothy finished with 116 points. St. Francis won the meet with 166 points. Timothy won the 3,200 relay in […]

 
 

District 88 Sports Report

District 88 Sports Report

Addison Trail boys volleyball team competes at Brother Rice Smack Attack Holliday, Stout exceling for Willowbrook boys track team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail boys volleyball team took 10th out of 24 team at the recent Brother Rice Smack Attack tournament. “It’s one of the best tournaments in […]

 
 

York boys track team wins Bud Mohn Invitational

York boys track team wins Bud Mohn Invitational

Kern Jr. holds state’s fastest 2017 800-meter time; York girls 3,200 relay improving. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York’s boys track and field team won the recent Bud Mohn Invitational meet. Individually, Charlie Kern Jr. won the 800 with a time of 1:53.03—through late last week that was the fastest time […]

 
 

Willowbrook baseball team has busy conference week

Willowbrook baseball team has busy conference week

Warriors win series against Hinsdale South and Leyden. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook baseball team got an extra-large dose of West Suburban Conference Gold Division action last week. The Warriors went 3-2 overall in games against Hinsdale South and Leyden. Willowbrook was 15-4 overall through late last week. Willowbrook […]

 
 

York softball team defeats Glenbard West

York softball team defeats Glenbard West

Derkowski, Wojcik helping Dukes in pitching department. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York softball team moved its record to 9-7 overall with a recent 12-2 West Suburban Conference Silver Division win against Glenbard West. The win also put York at 2-3 in WSC Silver play. Through the team’s first 15 […]

 
 

Tom Cullerton passes measures to help combat veterans’ suicide epidemic

Tom Cullerton passes measures to help combat veterans’ suicide epidemic

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) has advanced plans to tackle issues found during the Veterans Suicide Taskforce hearings. Cullerton passed Senate Bill 1693 to allow deceased veterans with military service to include their veteran status, branch of military and the period of time served in the military on their […]

 
 

Vandals strike Crescent Park home again

Vandals have damaged the same home in the 400 block of east May Street in Elmhurst twice in recent months. In the first incident that took place on Monday, January 31, the property was damaged when the concrete driveway of the home was spread with what appeared to be some […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

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. Child endangerment April 24 A witness told police […]