Author Archive: RVP Editor


Jacqueline A. Grigg, 92 Jacqueline A. Grigg, age 92 passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at her home. Jackie was born Sept.13, 1926 to Bill and Ruth Fiene of Elmhurst. Jackie graduated from York High School in 1944. She married Robert S. Grigg in June of 1950. Jackie […]


Woman carjacked at Oak Brook Center; Florida man held for $500,000 bond

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger announced last week that bond has been set for a Florida man accused of robbing a woman of her car from the Oak Brook Shopping Center. Anthony Riola, 39, of Florida, appeared at a bond hearing, […]


Susan M. Howard

Susan M. Howard, nee Domijancic, of Elmhurst, and a six-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, passed away recently. Beloved wife of Craig Howard; dear daughter of Frank and Dolores Domijancic; sister of James (Nancy) Domijancic, Sharon (Jim) Dwyer and Diane (Richard) Ray; aunt of Megan (Mike Arthur fiancé) Dwyer, Frank Dwyer, […]


Michael Perrino, 80

Michael Perrino, of Elmhurst, passed away surrounded by family on January 2, 2019, at the age of 80. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, his service went beyond that to his country. He was a loving husband to Sharon Jean for 57 years, loving father of Michael N. (Cindy) […]


Rose “Rosie” Nelson, 93

Rose “Rosie” Susann Nelson, nee Skorepa, of Elmhurst, formerly of Chicago and Berwyn, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Vernon H. Nelson, longtime owner of Nelson Appliance Service in Elmhurst; loving mother of Phyllis (Thomas) Taras and Judith Nelson; proud grandmother of Rebecca […]


Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Assault, battery Dec. 23 Sean T. Iacobellis, 20, […]


Elmhurst Community Calendar

  Friday, Jan 18 Last day to recycle your holiday lights. For drop-off locations and hours, visit   Saturday, Jan. 19 At 10:30 a.m., persons age 8 through adult are invited to the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art for a 75-minute program on Rock & Mineral ID. With Geologist […]


A great day for golf…in January

A great day for golf…in January

Sugar Creek Golf Course in Villa Park holds its annual Chili Open on the first Saturday of January. In past years, participants have braved subzero temperatures and several inches of snow on the ground. Saturday’s 2019 Chili Open, however, featured blue skies and temperatures around 50 degrees. Cory Ferrell, the […]


A new year for giving ‘The Gift of Life’

A new year for giving ‘The Gift of Life’

The Village of Lombard will host its Heartland Blood Centers winter blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 16. It will be the first of five blood drives to be hosted by the village this year. Pictured are some the people who helped make last year’s drives successful. The gift of life […]


Lombardian classifieds—January 10

Lombardian classifieds—January 10