Author Archive: RVP Editor

Elmhurst League of Women Voters presents Community Update

Elmhurst League of Women Voters presents Community Update

Join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., as they host a panel of local community leaders who will give an update of what is in store for the upcoming year and years to […]

 
 

EAG Fall Members Show features original art by local artists

EAG Fall Members Show features original art by local artists

The Elmhurst Artists’ Guild (EAG) will host the annual Fall Members Show, featuring a variety of its members’ original artwork, in the EAG Gallery at the Elmhurst Art Museum (EAM), 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., from Sept. 24 through Nov. 4.  The public is invited to the free opening reception […]

 
 

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Friday, Sept. 22 from 2-4:30 p.m. Friday Features: Fences Enjoy an afternoon at the movies every Friday. We’ll play the latest and greatest movies released on DVD. No registration required. *Movie titles may be subject to change* elmlib.org/Friday Friday, Sept. 22 from 3-4:30 p.m. Amazon Basics Learn the full services […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s new at School District 205… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Sept. 12 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Parents raise concern about flyovers Four […]

 
 

Friends gather at Heritage Foundation’s Craft Beer Fest

Friends gather at Heritage Foundation’s Craft Beer Fest

DEE LONGFELLOW PHOTO Elmhurst Independent These five friends are having a great time at the Craft Beer Fest held on Saturday, Sept. 16 on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum. Pictured are (from left): Ethan Schreiber, Adam Varnas, Chad Brostien, Paul Mondi and Matt Helm, all from Elmhurst. Besides […]

 
 

District 205 Board joins fight against airplane flyover tests

District 205 Board joins fight against airplane flyover tests

Commits to membership in O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission In response to concern for the welfare of its families and residents, the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education of District 205 adopted a resolution at its Sept. 12th meeting authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules

Park Board Capsules

Here’s what’s new at the Elmhurst Park District… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on September 11 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Patricia Morissette-Moll was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Roger Orozco Announces Candidacy for State Rep.

Roger Orozco Announces Candidacy for State Rep.

Plans to challenge Conroy in next race for Illinois’ 46th District Roger Orozco, police officer, marine and former school board member released the following statement today announcing his intention to run for the 46th State House District, challenging incumbent, Deb Conroy: “I am running for state representative because career politicians […]

 
 

City asks residents to voice concerns on increased airplane noise

City asks residents to voice concerns on increased airplane noise

Visit elmhurst.org/voiceconcern to complete survey The City of Elmhurst is asking all residents to help the community by voicing concern of increased airplane noise in Elmhurst. The request for community support has become essential due to the recent 100% increase in nighttime airplane noise affecting specific areas in Elmhurst. Residents […]

 
 

No surprise Beach looks forward to ECPA

No surprise Beach looks forward to ECPA

Jazz Band to perform at Spotlight Gala on Sept. 30 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent If there’s one person who might look forward to a new performing arts center in Elmhurst, it would be Doug Beach, Chair of the Jazz Music Department at Elmhurst College, leader of the […]