Elmhurst News

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205…   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on June 19 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting.   National Euro Challenge […]

 
 

School Board discusses public feedback on facility master plan; Referendum considered to provide funds for renovation, construction

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent At its meeting on Tuesday, June 19, the District 205 School Board heard a presentation from the consultants who are helping the board and district staff gain community feedback about the formation of the district’s master facility plan. Lesley Rogers and Marcia Sutter […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Wednesday, July 4 4 on the 4th race/kids run 4 on the 4th race will be held, beginning with the 4-mile race at 7:15 a.m., followed by ta 1K Kids race at 8:20. Both events start and finish […]

 
 

Elmhurst 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, criminal trespass to […]

 
 

Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear; Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

Soccer families changing lives by sharing used gear;  Local family collects hockey equipment through July 10

It’s a long way from Elmhurst to Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia in south-central Africa. But last year, the love of soccer and connections through Facebook made the distance a lot shorter. Last spring, the Stukel family of Elmhurst was hosting a visiting coach for their son’s soccer team, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U Titans team recently capped off its season in style. Elmhurst won the Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association championship (statewide playoffs) with three victories over Tinley Park, Lake Zurich and Fox Valley. Elmhurst, whose team is comprised of fourth-grade players, kicked things off […]

 
 

Police announce felony retail theft, felony escape. Man who dodged officials located, arrested without incident

Police announce felony retail theft, felony escape.  Man who dodged officials located, arrested without incident

On Wednesday, June 13, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Elmhurst Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle believed to be involved in a theft that had just occurred in the area of North Avenue and Larch. The car contained three people inside. One of the individuals, identified as Fernando Perez […]

 
 

ICCP grad drafted by Detroit Tigers; Brinkman joins rookie league team in Florida

By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent   As the 40 rounds of Major League Baseball’s recent draft wound down, 22-year-old Clark Brinkman’s heartbeat sped up. The Creighton University redshirt junior and 2014 ICCP graduate had good reason to believe he was going to be drafted, but as the three-day […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Sunday, June 24 Vintage Base Ball At 2 p.m., come to the Elmhurst College Mall to enjoy Vintage Base Ball played in fine Victorian fashion play by the original rules from 1858. Bring a picnic basket and lawn […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules… Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on June 11 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Doug Ennis was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments. The board voted unanimously to approve the […]