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John E. Dramm, 91 John E. Dramm passed away peacefully on November 13, 2016 at the age of 91. He was born on May 6, 1925 in Oak Park. John graduated from York High School in 1943 and entered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and served in WWII South […]

 
 

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More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to the Elmhurst Police Reports, on Nov. 7 there were numerous incidents reported in which a suspect had purchased or attempted to purchase items using a $100 bill that was later found to be counterfeit. • A complainant told police at around 5:49 […]

 
 

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 Nov. 6 • Darnel Martinez, 45, of Oswego, […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Friday, Nov. 18 — Spring Road tree-lighting From 6-7 p.m., the first Christmas tree-lighting event in Elmhurst (and Santa’s first visit!) takes place at Spring Road. Santa will be arriving in a fire truck, before taking his post inside […]

 
 

Week 13 preview

IC Catholic Prep (12-0) at Monticello (12-0) What: Semifinals of the Class 3A state football playoffs When: Likely Saturday; Check www.ihsa.org for official date and time. Where: Monticello High School Seeds: IC Catholic Prep is the No. 1 seed in the top half of the Class 3A bracket; Monticello is […]

 
 

65-0! IC Catholic Prep football team headed to state quarterfinals after blowout win.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Points have not been hard to come by this season for the IC Catholic Prep football team. For the Knights’ opponents, not so much. IC Catholic Prep vanquished another opponent this past Saturday via a 65-0 blowout win over Paxton-Buckley-Loda in a Class 3A second-round state […]

 
 

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 Nov. 2 • Victims near West and […]

 
 

Saluting our veterans… Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

Saluting our veterans…  Korean War vet from Elmhurst takes Honor Flight

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent In October, Edward DePasque got the thrill of a lifetime. The U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War had the opportunity to go on the much-publicized Honor Flight out of Chicago. Family and friends agreed that if anyone should deserve the recognition of […]

 
 

The legacy lives on… Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

The legacy lives on…  Community of 500+ gathers for Joe Newton retirement

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Campbell Gym was filled with well-wishers admiring tabletop displays defined by decades. Each decade told another chapter in the life of a person who has touched other lives perhaps more than any other person in history – at least at York High […]