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Timothy Christian girls basketball team reaches regional final

Timothy Christian girls basketball team reaches regional final

Strube, Schruinga named to all-MSC Red team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls basketball team was close to winning a regional title. “We were about 60 seconds away,” Trojans coach Michele Strube said. Timothy lost 46-43 in overtime to Lisle in the Class 2A Lisle regional final. “It […]

 
 

Timothy Christian’s Strube qualifies for state 3-point shooting finals

Timothy Christian’s Strube qualifies for state 3-point shooting finals

Turns in strong performance in Normal. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian sophomore girls basketball player Jordyn Strube performed well on the big stage recently. Strube competed in the Class 2A state 3-point shooting finals at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal. Strube made eight […]

 
 

Results of VIP Occasions investigation inconclusive

Results of VIP Occasions investigation inconclusive

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Monday, Feb. 21, after the Elmhurst City Council meeting, the Independent caught up to Fire Chief Thomas Freeman to ask if there was any news about the cause of the massive fire at VIP Occasions at York Freeman said all tests done […]

 
 

Achieving a goal

Achieving a goal

Lauren Gould helped the York girls bowling team advance to the state finals tournament. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York junior girls bowler Lauren Gould had an inkling her team could have a good year. “But we knew it would take a lot of work to get done,” she said. “It […]

 
 

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook boys basketball team starts regional play Knudtson advances to sectional round of state 3-point shooting contest. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook boys basketball team closed the season with a pair of games against Downers Grove South and Downers Grove North. Willowbrook lost 58-48 to Downers Grove South in […]

 
 

Neighbors object to second plan by Elmhurst Extended Care

Proposed building footprint reduced by more than half By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst Extended Care has submitted a new application which reduces the footprint of the proposed building addition from 32,129 square feet to 15,481 by constructing a new two-story building. But ten residents objected at a public […]

 
 

Appellate Court affirms conviction in 2012 Lombard murder

Appellate Court affirms conviction in 2012 Lombard murder

Man who set fire that claimed one life, severely injured another, will serve terms DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that the Second District Appellate Court of Illinois has affirmed the First Degree Murder conviction of Todd Mandoline, 31, for starting a fire in 2012 that […]

 
 

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join the fun for the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 4 starting at 12 noon. New to the parade this year is the Elmhurst Trolley with trolley service before and after the parade. Hop on at any of the six trolley stops from 9:30 a.m. – […]

 
 

More crime news…

Victim jumps from vehicle after car thief commits battery On Feb. 19, Darius N. Robinson, 35, of Elmwood Park, was charged with two counts of battery, criminal trespass to a vehicle and driving while license suspended near York and Virginia at around 3:37 p.m. Police said a reporting officer responded […]

 
 

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. Criminal damage or defacement to property/criminal damage to […]