Author Archive: RVP Editor

Construction begins on new Pilot Travel Center in Bensenville

Construction begins on new Pilot Travel Center in Bensenville

On Monday, August 7, 2017 construction crews broke ground at the southeast corner of Mark Street and N. IL Route 83 in Bensenville for the building of a brand new Pilot travel center. This 5 million dollar project will feature a 6,000 square-foot facility, offering a PJFresh Market, dining area […]

 
 

Bensenville carnival raises $3,067.54 for Youth Coalition

Bensenville carnival raises $3,067.54 for Youth Coalition

On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, School District 2 Superintendent, Dr. James Stelter presented a check for $3,067.54 to Village President Frank DeSimone who accepted the check on behalf of the Bensenville Youth Coalition. The funds were raised from a carnival held in downtown Bensenville by District 2 in the middle […]

 
 

Appellate Court affirms conviction for 2011 armed robbery

Appellate Court affirms conviction for 2011 armed robbery

Appellate Court affirms conviction for 2011 armed robbery Defendant sentenced to natural life as habitual criminal  DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that the Second District Appellate Court of Illinois has affirmed the Armed Robbery with a Firearm conviction of Luis Moreta, 46, formerly of Northlake […]

 
 

County reports first human case of West Nile virus in 2017

County reports first human case of West Nile virus in 2017

The DuPage County Health Department last week reported the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the County in 2017. The case is a male resident of Glen Ellyn in his 50s. A recent increase in mosquito batches testing positive for the presence of WNV prompted the DuPage […]

 
 

1893 Chicago World’s Fair to be focus on Kline Creek Farm’s ‘Country Fair’

1893 Chicago World’s Fair to be focus on Kline Creek Farm’s ‘Country Fair’

Fair offers fun way to celebrate Labor Day Experience elements of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition at this year’s “Country Fair” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 2 and 3, at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago. It will feature Columbian Wyandotte chickens, which debuted at the 1893 […]

 
 

Evolution dance offers competitive company auditions

Evolution dance offers competitive company auditions

Join Evolution Dance Studio, 576 N. Michigan St., Elmhurst, Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 23, 4 – 8 p.m. for auditions at the Hip Hop Jazz Company. The company is looking for new dancers for the 2017-2018 season. Evolution Competitive Dance Company was designed […]

 
 

Back to school 2017 could cost $1,000 per student

Back to school 2017 could cost $1,000 per student

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK It’s not cheap to send students back to school. Parents have to buy new clothes, new shoes, a new computer, and all of those school supplies. With the state of Illinois increasing its income tax rate by 32 percent this summer, costing the average household an additional […]

 
 

First Division Museum grand reopening

First Division Museum grand reopening

Exhibits await visitors The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton will reopen to the public on Saturday, August 26, at 11 a.m. The museum began a transformational update last fall including the addition of “Duty First,” an all-new gallery focusing on the modern (post-Vietnam) history of the Army’s […]

 
 

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

     State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, will host a “Civics 101” community discussion about the legislative process from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Funky Java located at 30 S. Villa Ave. in Villa Park. “Now more than ever there is a lot of […]

 
 

Early bird tickets now on sale for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

Early bird tickets now on sale for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Elmhurst are proud to host the third annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Ave.in Elmhurst. The Elmhurst Craft Beer […]