Author Archive: RVP Editor

Forest Preserve District celebrates Earth Day – offers programs

Forest Preserve District celebrates Earth Day – offers programs

Programs for scouts, youth groups, companies and individuals The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites fans of the forest preserves to celebrate Earth Day in April by helping to remove litter and enhancing the environment at several volunteer workdays. Individuals and families as well as school and church groups, […]

 
 

Conroy to host coffee discussion at the Corner House in Lombard

Conroy to host coffee discussion at the Corner House in Lombard

Members of the community will have the opportunity to share their opinions on state issues and gain insight on legislation up for debate in Springfield at a Coffee Shop Stop hosted by state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at The […]

 
 

Police Reports

Police Reports

Area Police Departments 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. Addison March 11 James A. Kasprowicz, 57, of Lombard, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Department warns residents of attempted ruse burglary incident

Subject:  Ruse burglary incident Elmhurst – On March 22, 2017 at approximately 4:00 PM a ruse burglary incident occurred on the 300 block of East May Street.  The senior resident answered her doorbell and spoke to a woman posing as a City water department employee.  The woman was described as […]

 
 

Yorkfield Food Pantry receives $100,000 from Suburu campaign

Yorkfield Food Pantry receives $100,000 from Suburu campaign

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent A special gathering was held at Grand Suburu on Grand Avenue in Elmhurst on the evening of Wednesday, March 22, to honor the Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry (EYFP), the recipients of the dealership’s recent charity campaign. About 100 guests enjoyed a lavish buffet […]

 
 

Louis’ Golf Outing gives $40G to college

Louis’ Golf Outing gives $40G to college

Officials from Louis’ Invitational Golf Outing present a check for $40,000 to Dr. Troy Van Aken, president of Elmhurst College (left, holding check), which receives the annual contribution for 2016. The photo was taken on the gym floor at Elmhurst College.

 
 

Hospital team on mission to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Hospital team on mission to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

When we see images of children injured in the war in Syria or displaced with their families to refugee camps in neighboring countries, it’s too easy to feel a moment of sympathy and go on to the next news story. It’s quite a different matter when you’ve met these families, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Chamber Spring Luncheon salutes business and professional services members

Elmhurst Chamber Spring Luncheon salutes business and professional services members

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MEMBERS The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry will honor some 40 members at its “Salute to Business and Professional Services” Spring Luncheon at the Diplomat West Banquet Halls on Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “This business category of honorees is special […]

 
 

Sparks fly at City Council over O’Hare update

Sparks fly at City Council over O’Hare update

Bram demands answers; Mayor insists there are no more By Dee. Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent At the City Council meeting held Monday, March 20, City Manager James Grabowski gave a presentation about continued expansion at O’Hare Airport, which included updates of the “Fly Quiet Runway Rotation” program. It was […]

 
 

City of Elmhurst to hold public hearing on proposed downtown zoning changes

City of Elmhurst to hold public hearing on proposed downtown zoning changes

The City of Elmhurst is holding a Public Hearing on March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall to present and discuss proposed downtown zoning changes. The Public Hearing follows Open House meetings the city held on March 9 and March 13, which were held to introduce the proposed changes […]