Author Archive: RVP Editor

Elmhurst Police Investigate Residential Burglary Attempts

Elmhurst Police Investigate Residential Burglary Attempts

Elmhurst Police are investigating two attempted residential burglaries that occurred on Tuesday evening between 6:30 &  7:10 p.m. in the area of North Avenue & West Ave in Elmhurst. At 6:33 p.m. in the 300 Block of River Glen, a resident heard a window screen being opened and an outside […]

 
 

Obituary

James J. Wellwood, 91   James “Jim” J. Wellwood, 91, passed away at 10:53 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital following an illness. He was born June 28, 1926 in New York City to Samuel Moses Wellwood and Jeanette Smith Wellwood. He married Lucinda “Lucy” Kretschmer […]

 
 

Police Reports

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Disorderly conduct   Jan. 9      Brian […]

 
 

District 205 School Board Capsules

District 205 School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205…   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Commissioner Jim Collins was absent from the meeting, which was the […]

 
 

Morley delivers impressive State of the City address

Morley delivers impressive State of the City address

Three keys to City’s success: planning, planning and planning   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Tuesday, Jan. 9 was one of those unseasonably warm mornings we’ve had lately when 150+ business and community leaders gathered at Community Bank of Elmhurst (CBE) for the annual State of the […]

 
 

League to host Candidate forum

League to host Candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Jan. 21 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St. Candidates for the March 20, 2018 General Primary have been invited to participate, if their race is contested.  Candidates […]

 
 

Speaker presents ‘How to Thrive in your Singleness’ at Single Mothers event

Speaker presents ‘How to Thrive in your Singleness’ at Single Mothers event

Single moms along with your children are invited to the next Single Mothers Luncheon event scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 14 from 12:15-2:30 p.m. to hear a special guest speaker. The program will be feature pediatric ER doctor and author/lecturer LinaAbujamra, who uses the same skills serving patients in the ER […]

 
 

Addison Trail wrestling team continues to improve

Addison Trail wrestling team continues to improve

Blazers put together recent string of six wins in seven meets. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail wrestling team has proof of its recent improvement. The Blazers recently put together a great stretch where they won six of seven dual meets. The Blazers were 54-18 winners over District 88 […]

 
 

Fenton girls basketball team makes national record books

Fenton girls basketball team makes national record books

Bison rain of 3 pointers gets notice; Benbow, Minard named all-tournament at Chicago Collins. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Fenton girls basketball team’s improvement this season under first-year coach Dave Mello now has been felt on a national level. The Bison’s proclivity for the 3-point shot has put them in […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys basketball team goes 3-1 at Glenbard West tournament

Willowbrook boys basketball team goes 3-1 at Glenbard West tournament

Schuemer, Myers named to all-tournament team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook boys basketball team wrapped up the 2017 portion of its schedule by going 3-1 at the Glenbard West tournament. The Warriors lost to host Glenbard West by two points in the championship game. “Glenbard West has a pretty […]