Author Archive: RVP Editor

Obituary

Dolores I. Fox, 87, of Elmhurst, Ill., formerly of Rock Island, Ill., passed away Wednesday May 23, 2018 in Elmhurst. Funeral arrangements are pending with Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island, Ill.

 
 

Moyer offers explanation of Future Focused meetings. Gatherings have already begun, to continue through May

Moyer offers explanation of Future Focused meetings.   Gatherings have already begun, to continue through May

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   At a meeting of the Elmhurst District 205 School Board last week, District Superintendent David Moyer provided the board with details outlining the district’s presentation at four community meetings in May regarding the district’s master facility plan. The first meeting took place […]

 
 

Senate passes broader K2 ban. CDC: 99 percent of cannabinoid cases have occurred in Illinois

Senate passes broader K2 ban.   CDC: 99 percent of cannabinoid cases have occurred in Illinois

In the wake of a wave of deaths related to synthetic cannabis overdoses, the Illinois Senate approved a plan b to broaden the classification of such drugs, which often skirt the law through minute tweaks to their formulae. “After the careful consideration taken to weigh the implications of new restrictions […]

 
 

Richard Charles Shollenberger

Richard Charles Shollenberger Jr., born on July 21, 1964 in Schuylkill Haven, PA to the late Barbara and Richard Shollenberger, passed away on May 7, 2018 in Elmhurst. Richard was the loving husband of Christine and is survived by his sons, Victor and Calvin; brother Jack; and sisters Cassandra and […]

 
 

Gregory Paul Becht, 64

Gregory Paul (Greg) Becht of Villa Park, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 following a brief illness, at the age of 64. Greg was born in Evergreen Park in 1953, the son of Fred and Mary Doris (nee Zinnen) Becht. Greg grew up in Markham and later relocated to Villa Park […]

 
 

Hattie V. Robertson, 96

Hattie V. Robertson, nee Paluch, of Lombard, passed away recently at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Donald R. Loving mother of Candace (the late Tony) Castellano, Lynn (Frank) Nusbaum, Pamela Rank and Mark (Michelle) Robertson. Proud grandmother of 12. Great grandmother of 9. Funeral services were […]

 
 

Betty Jane Ahearn, 88

  Betty Jane Ahearn, nee Veskauf, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 88. Beloved wife of John “Jack”. Loving mother of Kathleen May Ahearn, Mary Ann (Lawrence) Platt and Patricia (Francis Patrick) Murphy. Dear grandmother of Eric (Lauren) Lindholm, Kristen Lindholm, Kimberly (Lisa) Platt, Kevin (Heather) […]

 
 

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 May 7 Chris Murphy, 27, of […]

 
 

State’s Attorney Berlin finds officer justified in Elmhurst officer-involved shooting. Statement from State’s Attorney Berlin

State’s Attorney Berlin finds officer justified in Elmhurst officer-involved shooting.   Statement from State’s Attorney Berlin

  “Every case involving the use of deadly force by a police officer must be carefully and thoroughly investigated. Such scrutiny is required to ensure the protection of the civil rights of those involved and to maintain the public’s confidence in law enforcement. “After a thorough and extensive investigation surrounding […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls soccer team reaches regional final Carter, Schaafsma reach double-digit goals on the season.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls soccer team concluded its season with a recent 3-1 loss to Chicago Holy Trinity in the championship game of the Class 1A Timothy Christian regional in Elmhurst. Timothy finished the year with a 9-7-1 mark. The Trojans reached the regional final after […]