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D205 public forum raises concerns about ‘American Street’ book; Still under consideration for freshman English curriculum

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The public-participation segment of the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board meeting included speakers who commented on the proposal to include the book “American Street” in the English curriculum for York High School freshmen during the 2023-24 school year. A couple of […]

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A mighty force

The entire City Council gathered on the dais at Elmhurst City Hall after everyone was duly sworn in on Monday, May 1. Pictured are (back row, from left): Aldermen Guido Nardini (6th), Jacob Hill (5th), Rex Irby (7th), Michael Bram (3rd), Tina Park (5th), Noel Talluto (4th), Chris Jensen (3rd), […]

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Man accused of three incidents of loitering at York High School; Registered offender already on probation for possession of child pornography

On Wednesday, May 3, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael McLean announced that a Villa Park man who is currently on probation for possession of child pornography stands accused of loitering within 500 feet of York Community High School on at least three occasions. […]

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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 […]

Elmhurst News Obituaries

Reginald Darley, 90

Reginald Darley, of Elmhurst, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, at the age of 90.  He grew up in River Forest and attended Fenwick where he was captain of the swimming and tennis teams. He attended University of Colorado and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean […]

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Rare Healy portrait comes home to Elmhurst

Historically-significant painting recovered, restored; Heritage Foundation celebrates 15 years Usually, history museums acquire objects that are meaningful to their mission and collections from items handed down through generations or donations from community resources. Occasionally, curators come across a diamond in the rough, a find that is both rare and significant […]