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Elmhurst Scout Organizes Tree Planting Project

Graydon Megan Pioneer Press An Elmhurst Scout found a conservation project to earn Eagle Scout status while helping the Elmhurst Park District reforest a ravine on the west side of Salt Creek. Cody Coha, the 17-year-old Eagle Scout candidate, organized a group of volunteers from his Elmhurst Troop 82 Saturday to …

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Elmhurst 2016 Turkey Trot

Elmhurst turns out for 33rd Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day’s overcast and chill didn’t dampen the spirit of thousands of runners, walkers and stroller-pushers gathered in Elmhurst for the 33rd running of the Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot. From first-year participants to seasoned veterans, the event draws thousands — this …

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City to hold Public Hearing for Elmhurst Metra Station Improvements – November 30th

The City of Elmhurst will hold a Public Hearing concerning the proposed design alternative for the Elmhurst Metra Station Improvements. The Public Hearing will be held at Elmhurst City Hall in the Council Chambers on November 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. All persons interested in this project are invited to …

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Recycle Used, Broken Holiday Lights at Park District Locations

Don’t throw away your tangled, broken or burned out holiday lights this year; recycle them! The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE for holiday lights recycling. Look for the bins with the “Holiday Lights” stickers at these locations: Wager Community Center – 615 N. West Avenue – …

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Elmhurst coffee shop asks city for $100,000 toward expansion

Brewpoint Coffee is asking for city help to expand into this space at Crestview Avenue and York Street, where coffee could be roasted as well as sold in a cafe. (Graydon Megan / Pioneer Press) A downtown Elmhurst coffee company is asking for city assistance to expand into the north …

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MOD Pizza National Campaign to Benefit D205 Foundation

Elmhurst MOD Pizza will be donating $1.00 for every pizza sold to benefit the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence from November 22 through 27, 2016. The Foundation joins over 175 non-profits across the U.S. that will be the beneficiaries of the Spreading MODness 2016 Campaign – a week at MOD which …

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Suspect Apprehended in Connection with Bank of America Robbery

By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA ELMHURST – A man suspected of robbing an Elmhurst Bank of America on Nov. 12 has been taken into custody, according to the FBI. The robbery occurred about 12:11 p.m. at the Bank of America at 205 N. Addison St. in Elmhurst, according to the FBI. …

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Elmhurst Academy reaches out to community with International Peace Crane Project

By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA ELMHURST – Elmhurst Academy teachers, students and families came together to participate in the International Peace Crane Project to inspire peace and unity throughout the community. The peace project was in align with the school’s beginning of the year peace study and celebration that taught students …

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