Elmhurst News

Former Elmhurst Hospital employee accused of stealing $200,000+

On Tuesday, March 30, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced that Felony Theft charges had been filed against a former employee of Elmhurst Hospital accused of stealing more than $218,000 from the hospital cafeteria. Todd Jagow, 43, of the 2500 block of […]

 
 

City receives AAA bond rating

According to a release from the City of Elmhurst issued by Finance Director Thomas Trosien, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings assigned its AAA long-term rating to Elmhurst’s $9.61 million series 2021 general obligation (GO) bonds. The city will use bond proceeds for storm water capital projects and to refund […]

 
 

Thomas O. Myers, Jr. passes away at 96

Thomas O. Myers, Jr. passes away at 96

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst resident Thomas O. Myers Jr., owner and president of Thomas O. Myers Real Estate in Elmhurst, passed away on Thursday, April 1 at the age of 96. He was born on Dec. 29, 1924. Myers, along with his wife, Shirley, is the […]

 
 

Charles (Chuck) Huber, 88

Charles (Chuck) Huber, 88

Charles (Chuck) Huber died on March 22, 2021 at the age of 88, after suffering from heart failure. He spent the last two weeks of his life surrounded by his children playing cards, watching basketball, reminiscing and, in true Huber fashion, sharing more laughter than tears. Chuck was born in […]

 
 

Philip Asselborn, 77

Philip Asselborn, 77

Philip Asselborn, of Elmhurst, passed peacefully March 19, 2021 at the age of 77.  Phil will be remembered for his charismatic and fun-loving personality and was well-loved by everyone he knew. Phil was born on July 29 in Chicago and grew up in Cicero.  Phil served in the Navy where […]

 
 

Barbara Jean Edstrom, 90

Barbara Jean Edstrom, 90

Barbara Jean Edstrom, of Villa Park, departed to be in the glory of the Lord on Jan. 17 while staying with daughter Donna Jean Mikal in Valley Center, Calif., for cancer treatments at the University of San Diego Cancer Hospital. She was 90 Barbara Jean McKnight was born in Elmhurst […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Levin takes the helm of Elmhurst City Council

Levin takes the helm of Elmhurst City Council

Bastedo, Hill, Jensen, Veremis successful in Ward races 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 […]

 
 

Expert offers program on autism at Elmhurst University; ‘Helping different kinds of minds solve problems’

Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science, a pioneer in improving the welfare of farm animals, and an advocate for autism awareness and understanding. She also is the author of many articles and books, including the New York Times bestseller Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to […]

 
 

School Board meets three times in one week; Discussions include Moyer’s departure, review of potential superintendents

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held three special meetings last week at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Board members met briefly in open session during the meetings, which took place March 23, March 24 and March 25. […]