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Remains at Waterfall Glen identified as missing Elmhurst resident

Remains at Waterfall Glen identified as missing Elmhurst resident

An autopsy on Oct. 23 confirmed the remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien on Friday are that of 50-year-old Jacob Cefolia of Elmhurst, who was reported missing in August 2020. A forensic odontologist examined dental records and positively identified the remains as Cefolia, according to DuPage County […]

 
 

Deceased Person Found at Waterfall Glen Identified

Deceased Person Found at Waterfall Glen Identified

On Friday October 22nd, 2021 the DuPage Page County Coroner’s Office responded to a report of a deceased person in the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve. An autopsy was performed the next day. A cause and manner of death have not been determined and remains under investigation. A Forensic Odonatologist has examined […]

 
 

ECPA celebrates with Spotlight Gala

ECPA celebrates with Spotlight Gala

The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) is planning for its largest fundraiser of the year, the 6th Annual Spotlight Gala to be held Saturday, Nov. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Celebrating the performing arts, the event promises to entertain guests from beginning to end, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Art Museum rolls out ‘The Back 9’; The second phase of Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9 now open

Elmhurst Art Museum rolls out ‘The Back 9’; The second phase of Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9 now open

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent They call it an exhibition where recreation and art collide. It’s Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9, the second phase of the previous Par Excellence Redux: The Front 9, that recently closed to make room for the follow-up exhibit, which is now on […]

 
 

Nashville Songwriter event big success for Legion

Nashville Songwriter event big success for Legion

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Saturday, Oct. 16, the place to be was the Elmhurst American Legion Post THB #187, especially if you are a country music fan.  Three musicians direct from Nashville were on the stage at the Legion performing original songs and entertaining the crowd […]

 
 

Police host prescription drug take-back event this Saturday

According to a release issued by Police Chief Michael Ruth, the Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Officers will be on hand in the west parking lot of the police […]

 
 

Dan Gibbons 38th annual Turkey Trot gets set to step off; Thanksgiving morning 5K Run-Walk back after COVID-19 year off

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Independent was able to grab a few moments with a very busy Dan Gibbons, who is gearing up to present the 38th annual Thanksgiving Morning Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 25, hosted by the Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot Foundation.  “Our […]

 
 

Capital projects, COVID policy updates top D205 agenda; Board agrees to hire consulting company for demographic study

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Oct. 12 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Students recognized The meeting featured recognition of several Sandburg Middle School students. […]

 
 

Ordinance for conditional use on Eggleston passes 

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 18 began with quite a few more disgruntled persons speaking at public forum, urging aldermen not to vote for the conditional use of property 272-276 W. Eggleston and 283 W. Eggleston, also known as the […]

 
 

Joann Maniaci, 87

Joann Maniaci, 87

Services Friday Joann Maniaci, nee Fideler, a longtime resident of Elmhurst passed away October 10, 2021 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Peter Maniaci, Jr. (2016); loving mother of Steven Maniaci, Lisa (Tom) Griess, Carolyn (Don) Cagle, and Nancy (Dan) Stoettner; grandmother of Donald, Jessica, Ryan, […]