Author Archive: RVP Editor

‘Community Cheer’ held for York class of 2020

‘Community Cheer’ held for York class of 2020



An open message to the York High School community…

From District 205 Board of Education President Kara Caforio “Hello, I’m Kara Caforio, President of the District 205 Board of Education. “Community members, York High School alumni, parents, teachers and students… “Today, Sunday, May 17, was to be our traditional graduation ceremony for our York High School Class of 2020.  […]


Police investigate shooting of 54-year-old man on So. Linden

Elmhurst Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday, May 14, at approximately 8:55 p.m. in the 800 block of South Linden Avenue. Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Van Buren & Linden. Upon arriving at the scene, police found a 54-year-old Elmhurst […]


York seniors feel failed by School Board attempts to honor grads; Some parents offended by Moyer’s letters to students

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board remotely held a regular meeting on May 12, with the board and staff members communicating online. The meeting included the reading of more than 60 comments from residents who submitted their remarks online. Board president […]


City offers “Restaurant Support Guide”

List of dining establishments with special services available The following Elmhurst establishments have confirmed with the City that they have modified their business plan during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic to remain open in some capacity offering drive-thru, carryout, curbside, or delivery options to patrons. Please note that restaurants and bars […]


These businesses are currently open

As a service to its readers, the Independent is publishing a short list of some of the businesses that remain open, despite the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Prairie Café George Vasili 109 W. Vallette 630-279-7711 JDS Insurance – Country Financial Jack Schiltz 630-388-9364 JackSchiltzCountryFinancial Intensity Promotional Products Maggie Mann 630-805-1912 […]


And now for the good news…

Hospital has released 266 COVID-19 patients in total As of Monday, May 18, Elmhurst Hospital is treating 58 inpatients with confirmed cases of COVID-19. Elmhurst Hospital has had 47 deaths of inpatients with confirmed cases of COVID-19. Since March 24, 266 patients have been discharged from Elmhurst Hospital following treatment […]


COVID-19 updates for DuPage County

As of 11 a.m. on Monday, May 18, there were 6,033 total cases among DuPage County residents, including 302 deaths. Since Sunday, there were 141 new cases and six deaths reported: • One female in her 50s; • One female in her 70s; • Two females in their 80s; • Two males […]


Eugene J. Antas, 78

Eugene J. Antas, 78

Eugene J. Antas, of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2020, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Sandra for more than 55 years; loving father of Deborah (Chip) Jarrell, Lisa (Kevin) Marzano, and Gina (David) Wojcik; fond grandfather of Alyssa and Lauren Wojcik, and Blake and Sadie […]


Lee Erber, 67

Lee Erber, a life-long resident of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully in hospice care at Elmhurst Hospital on May 8, 2020, after a year battling lung cancer. He was 67. Lee was born in Elmhurst on November 16, 1952 to Bud & Margaret Erber.  Lee is survived by his daughter Shaye, […]