Author Archive: RVP Editor

Nicor plans open house for natural gas updates on Madison Street in Elmhurst

Nicor plans open house for natural gas updates on Madison Street in Elmhurst

Elmhurst residents should brace for loud noise from release at Kent and Hawthorn Streets. Nicor Gas is in the process of modernizing the system that delivers natural gas safely and reliably to its customers. The project requires the replacement of a 20″ natural gas main on Madison Street between Hawthorne Avenue […]

 
 

Lombardian History to come alive this weekend

Lombardian  History to come alive this weekend

Steve Spoden photos Lombardian Cannon fire will echo across Lombard this weekend as Union and Confederate soldiers meet again in battle during the Lombard Historical Society’s seventh annual Civil War Reenactment in Lombard’s Four Seasons park Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stanford’s […]

 
 

Addison Community Calendar

Addison Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 26 Amelia Earhart: The 80th anniversary of her mysterious disappearance From 7-8 p.m. at the Addison Public Library, there will be a lively living-history performance sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Learn how Amelia learned to fly, what inspired her adventurous spirit, and why she set off in 1937 […]

 
 

Villa Park Community Calendar

Villa Park Community Calendar

Friday, July 21 Brookfield Zoo presents program at the Library Where do primates live and how do they survive in the wild? These questions and more will be answered at Brookfield Zoo Talks: Primates Around the World at the Villa Park Public Library from10:30-11:30 a.m. Children of all ages are invited to attend. […]

 
 

Elmhurst resident riding for a cure in the 2017 Pan-Mass Challenge

Elmhurst resident riding for a cure in the 2017 Pan-Mass Challenge

Locals will ride in the PMC with the goal of raising $48 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute On Aug. 5 and 6, George Churchill of Elmhurst will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of raising $48 million for critical research and cancer care […]

 
 

Library holds Summer Reading Finale event

Library holds Summer Reading Finale event

The Villa Park Public Library will hold their Summer Reading Finale 2017 on Sat., Aug. 5 from 2 – 4 p.m. Summer reading participants of all ages can say goodbye to summer reading with an afternoon of fun! Activities will include a balloon artist, temporary tattoos, and hands-on science exhibits […]

 
 

Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Department to expand

Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Department to expand

Elmhurst Hospital is beginning a renovation and expansion project that will increase the size of its Emergency Department (ED) from 31 to 39 rooms. The new rooms will be built in what is currently the Centralized Admissions Area, a unit adjacent to the ED. Construction will start in August and […]

 
 

Block to Block Party – last call

Block to Block Party – last call

Summer is coming to an end, and so is the Block to Block Party weekly summer concert series presented by the Elmhurst City Centre. Bring family and friends on July 26th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to rock out and enjoy free live music one last time at the City Centre Plaza and the […]

 
 

“Archery Open House” showcases popular sport at Blackwell

“Archery Open House” showcases popular sport at Blackwell

Explore the classic sport of archery at a free “Archery Open House” on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville. Participants will learn about this popular sport and its history and equipment before trying out their skills under the guidance of a […]

 
 

Villa Park Police Department reminds – Click it or Ticket!

Villa Park Police Department reminds – Click it or Ticket!

A roadside safety check will be conducted by the Villa Park Police Department during the hours of 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on August 5, 11 and 19. The safety checks are being conducted to promote the safety and well-being of the motoring public and to provide a deterrent for […]