Author Archive: RVP Editor

Give a pint, get a St. Patrick’s Day theme t-shirt

It has less to do with luck and everything to do with giving. Participating donors who visit any of 17 LifeSource community donor centers between March 5-19 and mention “Give a Pint” will receive a limited-edition St. Patrick’s Day themed T-shirt, while supplies last. The green shirt features a shamrock […]

 
 

Emanuel plans to add high-speed rail service to O’Hare

Emanuel plans to add high-speed rail service to O’Hare

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel‘s administration recently announced an ambitious three-year goal to move forward with high-speed rail service to O’Hare International Airport, but aides offered few details for a project that has long proved elusive for Chicago. Emanuel brought up the new rail line to the busy airport during an […]

 
 

Teacher at Fischer Elementary nominated for Golden Apple

Teacher at Fischer Elementary nominated for Golden Apple

Golden Apple, a leading nonprofit committed to celebrating and developing great teachers who make life-changing differences in the lives of students, has announced the 34 finalists for the 2017 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. This year’s finalists were selected from a pool of more than 600 nominations, and […]

 
 

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join the fun for the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 4th starting at noon. The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street and Spring Road and continue north on Spring Road in Elmhurst. The Grand Marshal of the Parade will be Elmhurst Mayor Steven […]

 
 

Rauner’s advisor on economic development paints bleak picture

Rauner’s advisor on economic development paints bleak picture

Biggest issues: fewer jobs, workers comp, licensing By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Wednesday, Feb. 8, a small group of Chamber members joined Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry president & CEO John R. Quigley on a one-day trip to Springfield for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Summit. […]

 
 

Police Reports

Area Police Departments 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. Addison Feb. 8 Police said Jennifer G. Hernandez, 19, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra entertains with Latin rythm

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra entertains with Latin rythm

“We’ve Got Rhythm” promises an afternoon of high-energy music when the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra presents a program of animated Latin melodies in a family concert that will please audiences of all ages. The event takes place at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. in Elmhurst, on Sunday, […]

 
 

Structure appears at former Plass site

Structure appears at former Plass site

photo by Dee Longfellow This structure has appeared on the property where Plass Appliances used to stand. According to the City it is a temporary storage unit for construction materials. Apparently, construction will be moving forward at the site, which is planned to be a business and retail complex with […]

 
 

Late breaking police news…

Late breaking police news…

Accidental shooting leads to weapons charge; youth sell stolen merchandise By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to a release issued by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth, an Elmhurst shop owner was duped into purchasing his own stolen merchandise which had been lifted by six kids previously the same […]

 
 

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 or defacement to property/criminal damage to […]