Author Archive: RVP Editor

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Aug. 20 Elmhurst Architectural Walking Tour Beginning at 3 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum will host an Elmhurst Architecture Walking Tour with architect Robert Bunda, who will lead a tour around various parts of the community. The tour […]

 
 

The Final Chapter

Legendary York coach Newton talks about his decision to retire at the end of the 2016 cross-country season; praises co-coach Charlie Kern Sr. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Sebastian Coe is one of the most famous and successful runners in the history of the sport. Britain’s Coe won back-to-back gold medals […]

 
 

One night only…

One night only…

Chicago cast of Tony & Tina’s Wedding to perform in Elmhurst By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Independent was able to catch up with Butch Navarro of Navarro Catering & Events who is bringing the professional cast and crew of Tony & Tina’s Wedding to Elmhurst for […]

 
 

Married with three children, Newton has a rich athletic background of his own. He attended Parker High School on Chicago’s South Side where he won 12 varsity letters. In 1947, he was named a High School All-American. Northwestern University was his next stop where he was an outstanding sprinter for […]

 
 

The End of an Era… Coach Joe Newton: “This XC season to be my last” Kern takes reins as Interim; level of mobility needed sidelines legendary icon

The End of an Era…  Coach Joe Newton: “This XC season to be my last”  Kern takes reins as Interim; level of mobility needed sidelines legendary icon

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent To say it’s the “End of an Era” is an understatement. As they say, “you know the day’s coming, but you’re never prepared for it.” It might be the day you have to teach your teenager to drive or take the car […]

 
 

Glasses break, beds shake as O’Hare impacts Elmhurst City vows to fight as it joins Noise Compatibility Commission

By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent City Council voted to join the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission “in light of the ongoing, continuing negative impacts of airplane runway noise from O’Hare Field that are frequently articulated by residents.” A resident from N. Kenilworth said at an August 1st City Council […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Aug. 13 Third annual Have A Heart event From 7-10 p.m., the third annual Have A Heart event for LJ’s Healing Hearts will be held at Fitz’s Spare Keys, 119 No. York Road. LJ’s Healing Hearts is a […]

 
 

More crime news…

Man charged with assault after pulling knife On Aug. 1, Lenard Panuelas, 28, of Chicago, was arrested at a tire store in the 500 block of W. North Ave. at around 4:44 p.m. Police said Panuelas reportedly had pulled a knife on an employee at the above location. An officer […]

 
 

Elmhurst 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. Criminal damage to property/motor vehicle/criminal trespass to property/ […]

 
 

Obituaries

Richard L. Pracht, 91 Richard L. Pracht, of Elmhurst, passed quietly in his sleep on the morning of August 2, 2016, at the age of 91. Devoted husband of Julia A. Pracht nee Brand; loving father of Martha (Baxter) Phillip and the late Douglas Pracht (1957-1973); beloved grandfather of Taylor […]