Elmhurst News

Sharing their stories… Local food pantry volunteers meet unprecedented need with humor and grace

Sharing their stories… Local food pantry volunteers meet unprecedented need with humor and grace

Submitted by Joan Letourneau, EYFP volunteer communications consultant We all remember what we were doing and how we were feeling this time last year as shelter in place orders took effect, closing schools, restaurants, and many businesses and creating pandemonium as people scrambled to stock up so they could stay […]

 
 

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

On Tuesday, April 13, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Mike Ruth announced that a Lombard man had been charged with murder following an altercation at an Elmhurst bar last Saturday night. Ronald Dunbar, 55 (d.o.b. 5/6/1965) of the 400 block of S. Brewster […]

 
 

Levin takes the helm of the City; Ward winners include Veremis, Hill, Jensen, Bastedo

Levin takes the helm of the City; Ward winners include Veremis, Hill, Jensen, Bastedo

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent There was much glad-handing at HB Jones on the evening of Tuesday, April 5, where supporters of Scott Levin gathered to watch the results of the Consolidated Election come in. By about 9 p.m., it was announced that Levin was elected Mayor of […]

 
 

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, 95

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, passed away on Feb. 23, 2021, at the age of 95. Welcomed in heaven by his parents Anna and Nis Terp, brother Harold, wife Barbara (Mills) and her family. He is survived by his wife Elaine (Beese); children Patricia (Sinan), Karen (Gerald), Richard (Jane), Susan, Carol […]

 
 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr. 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr., or “Russ Moses,” was born July 8, 1926 in Maywood and passed away on April 7, 2021, in Lombard. Beloved husband of Mary Lou, nee Tiberi, married June 9, 1996. Devoted father of Cheryl (the late Robert) Palko, Bruce (Jan) Moses, Sandra (Donald) Muellner, and Gregory […]

 
 

Top Crime News…

Juveniles found with airsoft rifle released to parents On April 6, police said officers responded for the report of two juveniles who were observed pointing an orange tipped airsoft rifle at people in the 100 block of N. York at around 5:56 p.m. The officers made contact with the juveniles […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

On Tuesday, April 13, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Mike Ruth announced that a Lombard man had been charged with murder following an altercation at an Elmhurst bar last Saturday night. Ronald Dunbar, 55 (d.o.b. 5/6/1965) of the 400 block of S. Brewster […]

 
 

Elmhurst piano teacher embodies the spirit of National Piano Day; Instructor finds students prefer lessons via Zoom

Elmhurst piano teacher embodies the spirit of National Piano Day; Instructor finds students prefer lessons via Zoom

On Monday, March 29, the 88th day of the year, many in our nation celebrate National Piano Day to honor the musicians who use the 88 keys on the piano to bring music to the world. Locally, Lillian DeBartolo, a resident of Park Place of Elmhurst, typifies the creativity, resilience […]

 
 

Local schools set to receive nearly $300 million: Cullerton; District 88 to receive $5.5 million; District 4 $8.5 million

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D- Villa Park) has announced that school districts in the 23rd District will receive about $285 million in additional funding to help address the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the end of the pandemic in sight, it’s important that districts use these funds […]