Elmhurst News

Election Commission announces early voting, grace period registration

The DuPage County Election Commission is informing the voting public that early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election began on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the DuPage County Election Commission office, located on the first floor of the Administration Building in the DuPage County Government Campus at 421 North County […]

 
 

County announces first death from West Nile virus

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has confirmed the first human death due to West Nile virus (WNV) infection. A DuPage County resident over the age of 65 who became ill in early September with WNV has died. There have been 14 human cases reported in DuPage County in 2018. […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules

What’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Sept. 24 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven board members attended the meeting.   Public urges reduction in use of pesticides Four people […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, Oct. 7 ESO opens concert season At 3 p.m. at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert featuring Soprano Michele Areyzaga. The concert, “Bernstein Spectacular,” will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205 By Chris Fox     The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Sept. 25 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Board member John McDonough was absent from the meeting.   Hearing held, 2018-19 FY budget […]

 
 

York football loses to Willowbrook

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York football team lost 28-14 to Willowbrook in a West Suburban Conference crossover game in Elmhurst. Willowbrook scored a touchdown in each of the four quarters. York scored one touchdown in the second quarter and one in the fourth. The loss dropped York to 2-4 […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep football team punches playoff ticket

By Mike Miazga Correspondent It’s back to the playoffs for the two-time defending state champions. The IC Catholic Prep football team automatically qualified for the playoffs thanks to a 56-0 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division victory against Aurora Central Catholic in Aurora. The win moved IC Catholic Prep to 6-0 […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Assault, battery   Sept. 23 A victim […]

 
 

Eagle Scout project nets one ton of recyclables

Eagle Scout project nets one ton of recyclables

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Boy Scout Joseph Black (front row, 4th from left) from Troop 82 and his fellow Scout volunteers managed to collect almost a full ton of used electronics as his Eagle Scout project. Residents brought printers, laptops, cell phones and other items to the Immanuel Lutheran Church […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Criminal damage, criminal defacement Sept. 6-Sept. 7 […]