Elmhurst College Simulation Center Hosts Open House Sept. 30
The Simulation Center at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital will celebrate its grand opening Sept. 30 with tours and an open house for the public.
Elmhurst Book Club Party Scheduled for Sept. 30
Come to the first-ever Elmhurst Book Club Party! Sip wine, share light appetizers, and exchange ideas with other clubs' members. If your group would like to share their favorite title, email your selection to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 19. Participants can purchase drinks at a cash bar.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
DuPage board hopefuls differ on Oa Hare noise
Both candidates in the race to decide who represents District 1 on the DuPage County Board say something must be done to address airplane noise from O'Hare International Airport. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Creative Kids Festival Promotes Music, Art, Exploration
This free event is designed to encourage kids and families to be creative through music, art, exploration, fitness, and discovery. Children have created artwork, crafts, baked goods, and more and will display their items for purchase.
Lost Dog: Labrador Retriever Mix Missing from Elmhurst.
A male labrador retriever mix is missing from Elmhurst. Toby was last seen at Fair Avenue and Sherman Avenue, according to the Lost Dog Illinois Facebook page .
New Elmhurst Coffee Shop Offers Caffeine with a Shot of Community
Elmhurst's newest coffee shop started three months ago as a Craigslist search for an espresso machine. But the three-year business plan of a Wheaton College graduate landed on an accelerated timeline, and Brewpoint Coffee is hosting its grand opening today .
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Ann M. Chaplin
Ann M. Chaplin , 81, a longtime resident of Plainfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Meadowbrook Manor of Bolingbrook.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Opinion: D205 Could Lose Millions Under School Funding Reform Bill
Last July, the Illinois Senate Education Funding Advisory Committee was tasked with recommending ways to improve public education funding in Illinois, which has remained unchanged since 1997. The result of the task force was the creation of Senate Bill 16 .
Classy Ex-Boyfriend Posts Elmhurst Woman's Cell Number on 'Social...
An Elmhurst woman's ex-boyfriend got a talking-to from the cops after he posted her cell phone number on a "social media website" and invited people to call it for a "good time," police said. The woman "reports the suspect posted her cell number on a social media website," police said.
Intoxicated Elmhurst Woman Climbs Through Neighbor's Bedroom Window, Leaves Purse Behind: Cops
An intoxicated Elmhurst woman allegedly broke through a screen and climbed through a neighbor's bedroom window thinking she was entering her own apartment. The woman who actually does live in the Spring Road apartment returned home about 9 a.m. Monday and noticed that "her bedroom window opened and the screen to the window was ripped," police said.
Suburban doctors treating more patients for respiratory virus
Suburban doctors offices and emergency rooms have been filled with people this week, particularly children, suffering from persistent coughs and wheezing likely from the respiratory virus known as enterovirus 68, or EV-D68. Starting today, in an effort to keep the virus from spreading, no visitors under age 18 or people with colds or cold-like symptoms will be allowed to visit hospitalized patients at Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Linden Oaks at Edward in Naperville.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Suburban hospitals restrict visitors due to outbreak
Edward Hospital, Linden Oaks at Edward and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital are not allowing visitors under 18 or those of any age with cold or flu-like symptoms due to the multi-state outbreak of a respiratory illness. Edward Hospital, Linden Oaks at Edward and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital are not allowing visitors under 18 or those of any age with cold or flu-like symptoms due to the multi-state outbreak of a respiratory illness.
Repeat offender shows complex DUI challenges
Leslie Thurow, of Mount Prospect, had spent more than three months in jail for a drunken driving crash in Brookfield before being released Thursday. She is accused of causing another alcohol-related crash Saturday.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Elmhurst
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Elmhurst, effective Sept. 10 from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elmhurst Public Works has "swept low lying areas and checked inlets," according to an Elmhurst news flash .
Elmhurst Station Riders Will See Delays on Union Pacific Line Trains
Metra riders on the Union Pacific West line can expect construction delays beginning Sept. 15, according to a Metra announcement .
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Flirty Westmont Man Punched Bar Worker in Shoulder Maybe a 'Little Too Hard,' Say Cops
A Westmont man's attempt at being "flirtatious" got him arrested when he punched an Elmhurst bar worker in the shoulder, police said. Philip Pacific, 27, was charged with battery in connection with the 1:30 a.m. Sunday incident at Elmhurst watering hole the Snuggery.
McGinnis to join Elmhurst Chamber board of directors
Diane McGinnis, Community and Government Relations, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare , has been appointed to fill a vacated seat on the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry's board of directors. Her appointment by Chairman of the Board Julie Miller of Patrick T. Sheehan & Associates was approved during the board's August 12 meeting at the chamber.
Authorities: Mt. Prospect woman in I-294 crash was on probation for another DUI
A Mount Prospect woman who authorities say was driving drunk Saturday when she struck and injured eight people on the Tri-State Tollway had been sentenced to probation just days earlier on a separate DUI charge. Leslie W. Thurow, 59, is being held without bond for violating terms of her probation as a result of the crash that critically injured an Illinois state trooper who was conducting a traffic stop on I-294.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Charges pending in crash that injured trooper, seven others
Charges are pending against a Park Ridge woman who, authorities say, struck an Illinois state trooper conducting a traffic stop on I-294 and then hit a car carrying seven people. The trooper is in critical condition with injuries to his legs and ribs.
Newcomer of the Month for September, Anne Henricksen
Editor's note: The Sun, with the help of the Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club, is featuring each month a recent Naperville transplant or a resident who has had a significant life change. Let's get to know our neighbors! Anne Henriksen, 65, moved to Naperville five years ago when she got married for the second time.