Author Archive: RVP Editor

Principal honored

Principal honored

SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Illinois Principals Association (IPA) recently named North Elementary School Principal Fred Leinweber as its DuPage Region Elementary Principal of the Year. Leinweber was recognized during the District 45 board meeting at Westmore Elementary School on Dec. 16. Leinweber is currently in his 20th year with District 45. […]

 
 

Recreational cannabis now legal in Illinois

Recreational cannabis now legal in Illinois

JANE CHARMELO PHOTO Crowds like this outside of EarthMed Medical Marijuana and Cannabis Dispensary in Addison were the norm on New Year’s Day—and the day after—as recreational cannabis sales became legal in Illinois on Jan. 1. People waited hours to get inside EarthMed, which is currently the only place in […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 9

EUGENIA S. BARTOSZEK Eugenia S. Bartoszek, nee Jarocki, age 89, of Lombard died on her birthday, Dec. 30, 2019. Visitation and prayers were held Monday, Jan. 6, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, and proceeded to Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 114 S. Elizabeth, Lombard. Interment […]

 
 

Former newspaper manager pleads guilty in theft case

Jensen ordered to pay $274,000, serve probation Cynthia R. Jensen, 56, of Kingston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in Walworth County Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The former business manager of Rock Valley Publishing, Southern Lakes Newspapers and the Independent Newspapers, made a $250,000 restitution payment at […]

 
 

Former newspaper manager pleads guilty to felony theft charges

Former newspaper manager pleads guilty to felony theft charges

Jensen ordered to pay $274,000, serve probation   Cynthia R. Jensen, 56, of Kingston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in Walworth County Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The former business manager of Rock Valley Publishing and the Lombardian, made a $250,000 restitution payment at the court hearing […]

 
 

Former newspaper manager pleads guilty to felony theft charges

Cynthia R. Jensen

Jensen ordered to pay $274,000, serve probation   Cynthia R. Jensen, 56, of Kingston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in Walworth County Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The former business manager of Rock Valley Publishing, Southern Lakes Newspapers and the Elmhurst Independent, made a $250,000 restitution payment […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Jan. 11 EHM hosts Train Songs of America At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents Train Songs of America with folk musician Dean Milano, who will bring an engaging musical program of train-themed songs from […]

 
 

Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi died peacefully December 22, 2019 at Park Place in Elmhurst. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, of 62 years; her parents, Anthony and Mary Marino; and her two brothers, Joseph and Jack Marino. Angie was a graduate of Proviso High School (1948) and Greenville […]

 
 

Curlie Ann Engdahl, 94

Curlie Ann (nee Flowers) Engdahl, 94, of Elmhurst, formerly of Villa Park, passed away peacefully December 25, 2019. She was born December 8, 1925, in Paris, Tenn. Following training in Nashville she moved to San Bernardino, Calif., to work in an aircraft factory. On a blind date, she met Lt. […]