Author Archive: RVP Editor

Rev. Victor L. Brandt, 97

Rev. Victor L. Brandt, of Elmhurst, formerly of Palos Heights and Willowbrook, died on July 17, 2018, at the age of 97. Beloved husband of the late Irene for 67 years; loving father of Rev. James (Kathryn Fuger) Brandt, Deborah (Matthew) DeCino, Ruth (Michael) Bash and John (Andrea) Brandt; grandfather […]

 
 

York football to face seven playoff teams in 2018. Dukes, under new coach Fitzgerald, open New Trier; Will play five home games

By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT While York may have a new football coach, one thing that hasn’t changed is its schedule. The Dukes will have a carbon-copy of their 2017 schedule this fall. York, under the direction of new coach Mike Fitzgerald, is coming off a 1-8 season and a tough […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 2-5 AAUW’s annual Used Book Sale The AAUW will hold its annual Used Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary School. The hours are: • Thursday, 6-9 p.m. — Preview Sale – $10 Admission Fee; • Friday, 9 a.m. […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules… Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on July 23 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commission-er Mary Kies was absent from the meeting. There were no public com-ments. Crestview Park fencing project approved for $24,000 The […]

 
 

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 July 25 Police said officers responded to […]

 
 

Lombardian Speak Out–August 2

Let’s say the Democrats win back the House this November. They go ahead with drawing up articles of impeachment against Mr. Trump (provided they can actually find some legitimate grounds to do so) and vote to impeach him. For those of you who are so gung-ho about impeaching him, here’s […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park police reports–August 2

Lombard police reports The Lombard 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. Assault, battery July 23 A […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park coming events–August 2

Movies in the Park The Villa Park Public Library and the Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department present Movies in the Park on Mondays, Aug. 6 and Aug. 13 at 8 p.m. All are invited to bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket to enjoy a movie outdoors on […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries–August 2

NANCY A. FITZGIBBON Nancy A. Fitzgibbon 60 formerly of Lombard, passed away on July 25, 2018. Funeral services are today, Aug. 2, with 9:30 a.m. prayers at Steuerle Funeral Home to 10 a.m. Mass at St. Pius X Church, Lombard. Interment is at Assumption Cemetery. For info: 630-832-4161. LORRAINE M. […]

 
 

Awards presented to campers

Awards presented to campers

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Award-winning campers The young campers in the Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department’s Junior and Adventure Summer Camp received awards last week. Friday’s camp session featured the Campers’ Choice Awards and talent show. The camp counselors created the awards and called the children onto the stage to […]