Author Archive: RVP Editor

Student Accused of Threatening York High School

Student Accused of Threatening York High School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced today that a male York High School student has been accused of posting a threatening Snapchat message directed at the school. The juvenile, who lives in Elmhurst, appeared at a detention hearing this morning where Judge […]


Secure seating

Secure seating

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS Villa Park Fire Station 81, located at 1440 S. Ardmore Ave., hosted a “Seat Check Saturday” on Sept. 7. Parents and grandparents visited the station to have certified child passenger safety seat technicians make sure vehicle safety seats were installed properly. The photos show three young Villa […]


Come walk for the hungry

Come walk for the hungry

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO The annual Great Prairie Trail CROP Hunger Walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, and now is the time to register to participate in the fundraiser sponsored by Church World Service. Walkers of all ages are invited to help end hunger here and around the world. Twenty-five […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 12

GERDA HOOVER Gerda Waltraud Hoover died on August 8, 2019, at Beacon Hill, her home in Lombard. She was born March 17, 1927, to Erich and Maria Wolff, landowners in East Prussia, Province of Germany. An only child, Gerda grew up at a peaceful time in a beautiful farming area […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Sept. 14 Heritage Foundation’s Craft Beer Fest The 5th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will be held on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., featuring 100 special beers and ciders from […]


Dolores M. Nowicki

  Dolores M. Nowicki nee Szelung, of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Clarence J. Nowicki; loving mother of Neal (Diane) Nowicki of Naperville, IL, Wayne (Geriann) Nowicki of Elmhurst, IL and Brian (Carey) Nowicki of McCordsville, IN; cherished grandmother of Scott and Keith Nowicki of Chicago, IL, Alexander (Savannah) […]


Helene Newman, 74

Helene Newman, 74 Services Saturday Helene Newman nee Mosbach, 74, of Addison. Friend and partner of the late Walter Joseph Bruhn; loving mother of Linda (Glenn) Chmielewski; cherished grandmother of Sara and Kelly; sister of the late Anthony Mosbach. Helene worked as a Personal Banker at the Community Bank of […]


After 64 years, Pizza Palace closes its doors

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Late last week, the Elmhurst Independent received a letter from the Conway family, owners of Pizza Palace located on Addison Street in downtown Elmhurst for the past 64 years. The letter announced the restaurant had closed its doors on Saturday, Aug. 24. […]


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 […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 5

MARJORIE J. BOSSOW Marjorie J. Bossow, nee Honquest, of Villa Park, passed away on Aug. 28, 2019, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Donald P. Loving mother of Donna (Don) Lueders, Eileen (Steve) Ulrey and Yvonne (Ian Hardie) Lanners. Dear grandmother of Elizabeth (Donna DeMarco) Ulrey […]