Elmhurst News

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 […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Welcome to the Elmhurst Independent’s Community Calendar Monday, April 18 • The Chicago Accordion Club meets on the third Monday of every month from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst American Legion, 310 W. Butterfield Rd.  Visitors are welcome.  Every meeting fee includes professional musical entertainment and pizza.  Admission is […]

 
 

‘Art in Wilder Park’ returns for its 25th season

In conjunction with Elmhurst Art Museum’s 25th year of inspiring its community, the Museum and RGL Marketing for the Arts launch summer festival season with the 25th Annual Art in Wilder Park, free-to-the-public from April 30-May 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 175 S. Cottage Hill Ave. The outdoor festival presented […]

 
 

District 205 extends deadline for survey returns; Some postcards delivered late

School District 205 issued a release last week stating that the date to return the strategic planning survey has been extended to April 24. “While our district-wide strategic planning process is well underway, we are aware that there was an unfortunate delay in the delivery of the strategic planning survey […]

 
 

Parent group EPIC to host ‘Symposium on Social-Emotional Learning’; Speaker to explain SEL data collection, its effect on student privacy

On Monday, April 18 at 7 p.m., Elmhurst Parents for Integrity in Curriculum (EPIC) is hosting a Symposium on Social-Emotional Learning at the Diplomat West. On Thursday, March 24, an email was sent to parents titled, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Survey, Spring 2022, announcing that all Elmhurst public school […]

 
 

Alfred R. Zimmerman, 99

Alfred R. Zimmerman, of Elmhurst, at peace April 9, 2022, at the age of 99. Loving husband of the late Bettye; cherished father of Allan, Susan, the late Pamela  O’Hara,  the late Daniel and the late Thomas; dear grandfather of  Connie, Rob, Linda, Lisa and Michael, great grandfather of Carlin […]

 
 

Modesto L. Moreno, 82

Modesto L. Moreno, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Lydia; Loving father of Rebecca (Michael) Cranmer and Nydia Diana (Michael Anthony) Kelso; Proud grandfather of Brandon Wayne Kelso, Michael S. (Ali) Cranmer, Jr., Gwendolyn Ann (Erik Scott) Delgado, Sarah Rebecca (Todd Terrazas) Cranmer, […]

 
 

Carolyn Landwehr, 100

Carolyn Anderson Landwehr passed away peacefully at Beacon Hill health center in Lombard, IL on Monday, April 4, 2022, just 8 weeks shy of her 101st birthday, after a short illness. She was born in New York City on May 27, 1921 to Carl B. Anderson and Clare DeWolf Anderson. […]

 
 

Top Crime News

Suspect “fixes” non-existent dent in car, demands payment from victim On April 4, a victim told police at 4:31 p.m. while sitting in his car in the parking lot of a store in the 900 block of S. York, an unknown suspect described only as “Hispanic” pulled behind him stating […]

 
 

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 […]