• Santa comes to town!
  • District 4 Schools announce new superintendent
  • Two local students honored with ‘Yes I Can’ award
  • City launches Bingo game through holidays
  • First United Methodist hosts ‘Sleep Out Saturday’; Experience raises funds, awareness of family homelessness
  • Montini Catholic president celebrates 25 years; 45 in Catholic education
  • DuPage Democratic Party social media director loses job after saying Waukesha tragedy was ‘Karma’ for Rittenhouse acquittal
  • Santa comes to town!

    Santa comes to town!

    Every year, Santa Claus makes his first stop at the Spring Road Business Association’s annual holiday tree-lighting, which took place Friday evening, Nov. 19. It was cold enough that people had to bundle up tight, which means you can’t even see little Kenny Kapraun’s face! With him (besides Santa!) is […]

  • District 4 Schools announce new superintendent

    District 4 Schools announce new superintendent

    The Addison School District 4 Board of Education is excited to announce their approval of an Agreement with a new Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2022. The current Superintendent, John Langton, will retire at the end of this 2021-22 school year after serving the school district for 26 years. […]

  • Two local students honored with ‘Yes I Can’ award

    Two local students honored with ‘Yes I Can’ award

    Two District 205 students were honored with “Yes I Can” awards from the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), which recognizes children and youth with exceptionalities who have demonstrated their determination and achievements in multiple ways. The awards were presented at the recent CEC Convention, held virtually. Paul Rosland, a […]

  • City launches Bingo game through holidays

    City launches Bingo game through holidays

    On Saturday, Nov. 27 is known as “Small Business Saturday” and the City of Elmhurst is using the occasion to springboard a new program called Elmhurst Loves Local Bingo to help small businesses through the holiday season. Elmhurst Loves Local Bingo is a virtual contest, in which participants can fill […]

  • First United Methodist hosts ‘Sleep Out Saturday’; Experience raises funds, awareness of family homelessness

    First United Methodist hosts ‘Sleep Out Saturday’; Experience raises funds, awareness of family homelessness

    By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   On Saturday, Nov. 6, nearly 1,000 suburban community residents throughout DuPage County spent a cold night inside tents, boxes and cars to raise awareness about family homelessness and funds for Bridge Communities’ Transitional Housing Program. Families, youth groups and friends participated in Sleep Out […]

  • Montini Catholic president celebrates 25 years; 45 in Catholic education

    Montini Catholic president celebrates 25 years; 45 in Catholic education

    It was in 1997 when Jim Segredo, vice president at St. Rita High School at the time, “got the bug” to become a school principal. He saw an ad in the Chicago Tribune, sent his resume to a Lombard post office box … and the rest is history. Twenty-five years […]

  • DuPage Democratic Party social media director loses job after saying Waukesha tragedy was ‘Karma’ for Rittenhouse acquittal

    DuPage Democratic Party social media director loses job after saying Waukesha tragedy was ‘Karma’ for Rittenhouse acquittal

    Staff report Mary Lemanski, who had been the DuPage County Democratic Party’s social media director, resigned from that position Monday after posting tweets comparing the driver of an SUV who allegedly drove into a crowd of people during a Christmas parade Sunday in Waukesha, Wis., to Kyle Rittenhouse. Waukesha police […]

 

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