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The Grand Marshal for Elmhurst’s 106th Memorial Day Parade was Oak Brook resident Rus Strahan, a Vietnam War combat veteran while serving in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer 2nd Class. Strahan volunteered to service in Vietnam in January of 1968.  After completing various training programs—survival techniques, weapon […]

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Community Calendar

Pick of the week:     Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27 The City and the Veterans Commission will host the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. The parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. and afterwards, a ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial in Wilder Park just south […]

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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A respectful farewell

On Sunday, May 5, the American Legion Post THB #187 held a flag-burning ceremony to retired flags that have become tattered and torn or have otherwise outlived their service. It is known as a respectful way to dispose of old flags rather than toss them in the garbage. If you […]

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City to consider ‘Homes for Changing Region’ program; Helps design housing plans for multiple generations of residents

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT     At the most recent City Council, a request from City manager Jim Grabowski was approved to move forward with participation in “2024 Homes for a Changing Region,” a program offered by the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (MMC). The endeavor helps municipalities with housing […]