Elmhurst News

Eat Your Heart Out: Iconic Chicagoland foods; Elmhurst History Museum’s latest exhibit takes on Chicago’s famous specialties

Does ketchup ever belong on a hot dog? Is real pizza cut in squares or triangles? And is Italian beef meant to be consumed soaking wet or dry? These confounding conundrums are at the core of the Elmhurst History Museum’s latest exhibit, “Eat Your Heart Out: Iconic Chicagoland Foods,” which […]

 
 

The robotic age comes to hospital

The robotic age comes to hospital

Edward-Elmhurst Health has acquired Moxi the robot to assist nurses in obtaining and delivering supplies to the floors, which will be a real time-saver for the nurses. Moxi the robot will give time back for patient care and help nurses focus on patients by helping to take care of deliveries. […]

 
 

Single probable case of monkeypox reported in DuPage County

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is investigating a single case of monkeypox virus infection in an adult male with international travel in the past month to a country which has also reported monkeypox cases recently. Initial testing was completed on June 10 at an Illinois Department of Public Health […]

 
 

Police Chief Michael Ruth laid to rest; Law enforcement from around the state turns out to bid farewell

Police Chief Michael Ruth laid to rest; Law enforcement from around the state turns out to bid farewell

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT It was pageantry like no other. Downtown Elmhurst was turned into a parade of shiny vehicles decked in blinking lights on the morning of Friday, June 10 as law enforcement officials from a host of cities and villages came together to bid farewell […]

 
 

 Community Calendar

Welcome to the Elmhurst Independent’s Community Calendar Wednesday, June 15 At 7 p.m., the Elmhurst University Summer Band will host its first concert, “Music for a Summer Evening.” It will be held at the Gates of Knowledge on the campus. Concerts are free, bring lawn chairs, blankets, a picnic. Sunday, […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Duckworth named Legislator of the Year by National Guard Association; Keynote speaker explains Illinois Guard’s role in Ukraine

Duckworth named Legislator of the Year by National Guard Association; Keynote speaker explains Illinois Guard’s role in Ukraine

The National Guard Association of Illinois honored U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth as the NGAI Legislator of the Year during its annual awards ceremony on Friday, May 20. “I’m so honored to receive this award from an association that has meant so much to me since I joined the Illinois National […]

 
 

Elmhurst University Summer Band presents Summer Concerts

The Elmhurst University Summer Band will soon begin its fifth season with concerts at the Gates of Knowledge on the Elmhurst University campus.  The EU Summer Band is composed of students, faculty, alumni, local music teachers and community members. The EU Summer Band will perform a variety of music for […]

 
 

EMH Foundation awards $12,000 in scholarships to teen volunteers

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation has awarded $12,000 in Teen Volunteer Health Profession Scholarships to six area high school students who volunteer at Elmhurst Hospital and plan to pursue careers in a health-related field. Each of the recipients received $2,000 through the Foundation’s Teen Volunteer Health Profession Scholarship program. […]

 
 

Explore Elmhurst trolley starts to roll

Hop onboard the FREE Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley, which is running all summer long through September 17th. It’s available from noon to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Trolley Route: (Fridays and Saturdays from 12 noon – 12 midnight) Stop 1: York and Park Stop 2: York and Schiller Stop 3:  […]