Author Archive: RVP Editor

Emerson School last day clap out

Emerson School last day clap out

  The last day of school at Emerson Elementary is celebrated. The event is a tradition of parents and 4th grade students lining up and clapping out the last time out of Emerson for the 5th graders moving on to Churchville. Congratulations graduates! Video courtesy of All Corporate Video

 
 

Victim shot in leg during armed robbery attempt

Victim shot in leg during armed robbery attempt

Police investigating incident in First Street parking lot By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent After reports that neighbors in the 200 block of E. First Street had heard a loud bang followed by the arrival of an ambulance, the Independent learned that an attempted armed robbery had reportedly taken […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lords are U13 Kings Of Spring

Elmhurst Lords are U13 Kings Of Spring

courtesy photo The Elmhurst Lords U13 Lacrosse Team won the Kings of Spring Lacrosse Tournament held on June 4 & 5 at Berens Park.The Lords won all four of their tournament games and defeated the Hornets 5-4 in an overtime thriller to take the Championship. Pictured are (front row, from left): […]

 
 

Villa Park man arrested at Cubs game for child exploitation Registered sex offender allegedly points small camera at boy at urinal

Villa Park man arrested at Cubs game for child exploitation  Registered sex offender allegedly points small camera at boy at urinal

  By Dee Longfellow For The Independent A Villa Park man was arrested by Chicago police at last Saturday’s Cubs game at Wrigley Field for sexual exploitation of a child. The man, Nichols J. Gregor, 37, of the 300 block of No. Ardmore in Villa Park, had a history of […]

 
 

Time to get off electric aggregation: Finance Chair Residents advised to switch back to ComEd for lower energy rates

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to Alderman Kevin York (4th Ward), who serves as Chairman of the City’s Finance Committee, it’s time for Elmhurst homeowners to move away from electric aggregation and sign back up with ComEd. “The electric aggregation program has realized about $3.7 million […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Saturday, June 11 — Special Kids Carnival Day From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Special Kids Carnival Day takes place at the Jaycees Carnival where the rides and games are reserved exclusively for children and adults with physical and […]

 
 

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. Battery June 1 James Slehofer, 50, and Jody […]

 
 

Lombard Driver Services Facility is temporarily closed

Lombard Driver Services Facility is temporarily closed

LOMBARD – State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) and State Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) are advising local residents that the Lombard Driver Services Facility in the Eastgate Shopping Center is temporarily closed due to issues with heating and air conditioning systems in the building. The facility at 837 S. Westmore-Meyers Road […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Report

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. Correction: • An April 29 police report incorrectly listed Sergio D. Lopez, […]

 
 

Timothy Christian Sports Report

Timothy Christian’s Ross competes in three state events Rhiner-Wells team wins two matches at state tennis meet. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian sophomore Xavier Ross was plenty busy at the recent Class 1A boys track and field state meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Ross competed in three […]