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First UMC honors Juneteenth with celebration

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT On Sunday, June 23, the lawn of the First United Methodist Church at 232 S. York was buzzing and humming with music and activity as people shared the annual Juneteenth Commemorative Celebration. Officially known as Juneteenth National Independence Day, Juneteenth is a federal […]

Elmhurst News Obituaries

William J Kulpaka

March 14, 1971 — June 26, 2024 Oakbrook Terrace William J Kulpaka, known fondly as Billy, has unexpectedly passed away at the age of 53 in Elmhurst Illinois. William was a distinguished individual who devoted 35 years of his life to the family business Elmhurst Firestone. His commitment to his career […]

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2nd Annual Elmhurst Lifelong Learning Summer Institute to feature legendary radio personality Terri Hemmert

American Industrialist Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”  In 2023, some local lifelong learning advocates planned the Inaugural Elmhurst Lifelong Learning Summer Institute.  The pilot program exceeded all expectations and this year, with funding from […]

Elmhurst News Events

Community Calendar

Pick of the week:     4 on the 4th race Thursday, July 4 The 19th annual Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th race will kick off the Fourth of July weekend by drawing as many as 1,200 runners and walkers. Come to Prospect Ave. between Elmhurst University and Wilder […]

Elmhurst News Police Reports

Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

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Traffic control signage coming to Armitage, Van Auken; More discussion about ‘Yield’ signs; would Stop signs be more effective?

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT Following a request from several residents and a subsequent meeting with area aldermen, the City’s Public Affairs and Safety (PAS) Committee placed a recommendation before the City Council at its Monday, June 3 meeting recommending traffic control signage at the intersection of Van […]