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Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

Community invited to reception on Sunday for Joe Newton’s swan song

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent I don’t know where you plan to be this Sunday but I know where I’ll be… and likely the rest of the community. There will be a retirement celebration held for long-time York Cross Country Coach Joe Newton, who is stepping down after […]

 
 

The Independent newspapers’ Election Guide… Reminder: Don’t just follow the President’s race

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent As the Nov. 8 Election draws closer and closer, the Independent hopes to share with its readers the information they need to know as our country, as well as our state and county, decide who will serve in the upcoming terms of office. […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Friday & Saturday, Nov. 4-5 — Sixth annual Holiday Market The Sixth Annual Holiday Market presented by Brewpoint Coffee returns to Wilder Mansion, where guests will find one-of-a-kind art, jewelry, handbags, glass, ceramics, fashion, photography, gourmet food and unique […]

 
 

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/vehicle/criminal trespass to […]

 
 

Print Versions 10/27/16

 
 

Obituaries

Walter “Bud” Huebner, 72 Walter “Bud” Huebner, of Villa Park and formerly of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 72. Dear son of the late Walter Huebner and Charlotte Huebner Trompeter; brother of Patricia (David) Konishi, Anne Marie (Robert) Stezowski, Timothy (Carol) Trompeter, John (Laura) Trompeter, Robert J. […]

 
 

Driver charged with DUI after crashing into business

Driver charged with DUI after crashing into business

  By Dee Longfellow For The Villa Park Independent Business owner Anna Lebiecka-Helma got a big surprise on the morning of October 21 when a vehicle crashed into the front window of her business just before 11 a.m. She is the owner of Anna Lebiecka-Helma Insurance Agency Inc., located at […]

 
 

Trick or Treat Hours for Halloween Oct. 31

Trick or Treat Hours for Halloween Oct. 31

Elmhurst from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Addison from 3 to 7 p.m. Bensenville from 3 to 8 p.m. Villa Park from 3 to 7 p.m.                                                   […]

 
 

Consultant suggests new wider tunnel for train station Deuter: Plan should be best for community, not just commuters

Consultant suggests new wider tunnel for train station  Deuter: Plan should be best for community, not just commuters

By Dan McLeister
 For The Elmhurst Independent At a recent meeting of the Elmhurst City Council, a City consultant suggested a new wider tunnel closer to York St. with an estimated cost of $1 million for the Metra train station in downtown Elmhurst. The cost of replacing the entire station […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Oct. 29 — “Boo-tiful Saturday” celebration downtown Put on your costume and head to Elmhurst City Centre for the annual “Boo-tiful Saturday” celebration in and around the downtown area. At 9 a.m., the doors open at York Theatre […]