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Community Calendar

  Merry Christmas from the staff of The Elmhurst Independent! Thursday, Jan. 7 From 6-9 p.m., the City will host an open house and presentation of the Draft Elmhurst Downtown Plan at City Hall. View key recommendations from the Plan and talk to the consultants one-on-one to bring up questions […]


LGBT announcements pulled at York leads to criticism

Superintendent reaching out to students after winter break By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent Students and teachers protested Superintendent David Moyer’s move to pull morning announcements by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) students at York High School earlier this school year. After the December 15th meeting of the […]



  Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller nee Witt completed her earthly journey peacefully on December 17, 2015. Only child to Walter and Elizabeth (nee Grubbe) Witt on August 12, 1922, Elaine often recalled a loving childhood playing baseball with her cousins and neighborhood boys. Raised in Riverside, […]

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. This is why something like a police check is essential for businesses and individuals. […]


Dist 205 under fire for pulling LGBT announcements

  Superintendent Moyer offered little response, no real reasons By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Many York High School parents, teachers, family members and others attended the District 205 Board meeting on Tuesday, December 15 to protest the decision to no longer make daily announcements over the loudspeaker for […]