Author Archive: RVP Editor

Top Crime News 

Suspect claims to have virus, threatens to ‘cough on people’ On March 15, a complainant at a pharmacy in the 100 block of N. Robert Palmer told police at around 4:11 p.m., during a phone call discussing the suspect’s prescription, the suspect became upset and made a statement that he […]

 
 

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! The Independent urges readers to: Stay home, stay well and keep your family safe! For the latest updates on cancelled events, restaurants offering curbside delivery, and other notices concerning the Coronairus please visit: theindependentnewspapers.com. ———————————- Ongoing programs: SPECIAL […]

 
 

Elmhurst civilian police department employee tests positive for COVID-19

Elmhurst civilian police department employee tests positive for COVID-19

The City of Elmhurst has been notified that one of its civilian police department employees has tested positive for COVID-19. The civilian police department employee was notified of the diagnosis on Monday, March 23 and immediately informed the Police Chief and City Manager. The employee’s workstation was partitioned by glass […]

 
 

Elmhurst Mayor Morley issues executive order in response to COVID-19

Elmhurst Mayor Morley issues executive order in response to COVID-19

By the authority granted by Elmhurst City Council on March 16, 2020, Mayor Steve Morley has declared a Civil Emergency in response to the public health emergency of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Mayor Morley’s executive order was issued with the intent of lessening the hardships that have transpired due to the […]

 
 

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

The Lombardian and Villa Park Review, along with all other newspapers published by Rock Valley Publishing, will continue publishing under the usual schedule in both print and digital formats. The print version will be published Thursday as usual with newsstand copies available Thursday morning and home delivery arriving on Thursday. […]

 
 

Notice to readers of the Elmhurst Independent

Notice to readers of the Elmhurst Independent

The Independent, the Villa Park Review, the Lombardian, along with all other newspapers published by Rock Valley Publishing will continue publishing under the usual schedule in both print and digital formats. The print version will be published Thursday as usual with newsstand copies available Wednesday afternoons and mail home delivery […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed! Thursday, March 19 From 6 to 9 p.m., York Furrier, 107 N. York Street, is hosting a Fashionable FUNdraiser benefit for the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. A fully-deductible donation of $60 includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert buffet; champagne, wine and […]

 
 

Kathleen Frett, 78

Services Saturday Kathleen Frett, age 78, passed away on Friday March 6, 2020.  She was born October 10, 1941 in Iowa to Robert and Margaret Dugan.  She was raised in Chicago during her younger years, and in Elmhurst throughout her teens.  In her adult years, she worked as a payroll […]

 
 

Dorothy M. Fuller, 91

Dorothy M. Fuller, 91

Dorothy M. Fuller, long-time resident of Elmhurst and former resident of Glen Ellyn, passed away March 9, 2020, at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick Fuller for 61 years, until he passed away in 2012. They spent most of their married life in […]