Author Archive: RVP Editor

LGBT announcements pulled at York leads to criticism

LGBT announcements pulled at York leads to criticism

Superintendent reaching out to students after winter break By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent Students and teachers protested Superintendent David Moyer’s move to pull morning announcements by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) students at York High School earlier this school year. After the December 15th meeting of the […]

 
 

Obituaries

  Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller Elaine Elizabeth Hoppe Mueller nee Witt completed her earthly journey peacefully on December 17, 2015. Only child to Walter and Elizabeth (nee Grubbe) Witt on August 12, 1922, Elaine often recalled a loving childhood playing baseball with her cousins and neighborhood boys. Raised in Riverside, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

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. Carrying a concealed weapon Dec. 11 Stephanie Angion, […]

 
 

Facility worker charged with stealing from senior residents

Facility worker charged with stealing from senior residents

Suspect now in jail, charged with eight counts of burglary By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Last week, the Independent learned that a worker at an Elmhurst senior living facility had been accused of stealing from the homes of at least eight elderly residents of Park Place. In a call […]

 
 

Field parents steamed about transfer of multi-needs students

Field parents steamed about transfer of multi-needs students

Ask where is transparency, after learning of move by form letter By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Independent learned that some parents at Field School were calling District 205 to task after learning their multi-needs student would be transferring from Field to Emerson for instruction next […]

 
 

Dist 205 under fire for pulling LGBT announcements

Dist 205 under fire for pulling LGBT announcements

  Superintendent Moyer offered little response, no real reasons By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Many York High School parents, teachers, family members and others attended the District 205 Board meeting on Tuesday, December 15 to protest the decision to no longer make daily announcements over the loudspeaker for […]

 
 

Erin DeLuga named next principal of York High School

Erin DeLuga named next principal of York High School

Elmhurst – On December 15, the Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education unanimously confirmed Erin DeLuga as the next principal of York Community High School for the 2016-17 school year. The vote was 6-0 (Jim Collins, absent). She will begin on July 1, 2016. DeLuga holds a Bachelor’s degree in […]

 
 

Dukes of Distinction ceremony held at York

Dukes of Distinction ceremony held at York

Eight new members inducted by York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent A red carpet ran down the center of the York Commons area at York High School on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 5, where eight new “Dukes of Distinction” were added to the […]

 
 

Louise Idaszak, 83

  Louise Idaszak, nee Baschieri, a resident of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Joe; loving mother of Joe (Clare) and Marty (Andrea); devoted grandmother of Kristin and Joe. Sister of Jack Baschieri. Sister-in-law of […]

 
 

Obituaries

Georgia Horaites, 100 Georgia Horaites, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 100. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Helen (the late Harry) Lithas and the late Mary Chipain; grandmother of James Peter (Bonny) Lithas, Georgia (Greg) Contos, Chris George Chipain and Georgia (Dan) Veith; […]