Author Archive: RVP Editor

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 • 9:30 – 9:50 a.m. Chicka Chicka Baby Join us under the Alphabet Tree in the Kids’ Library for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby’s week. For newborns to 11 […]

 
 

SCARCE presents curbside composting program to City Committee

SCARCE presents curbside composting program to City Committee

‘We’re 40 years behind everyone else,’ executive says By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Monday, July 10, Kay McKeen, executive director of SCARCE, or School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education, a program funded by DuPage County, gave a presentation to the Public Works & Buildings […]

 
 

Tom Cullerton to host community job fair for area residents

Tom Cullerton to host community job fair for area residents

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park), local chambers of commerce and the Illinois Department of Employment Security will host their fifth annual job fair from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23 at the Odeum, 1033 N. Villa Ave., Villa Park. Veterans seeking jobs will be admitted at […]

 
 

Elmhurst Choral Union invites auditions

Elmhurst Choral Union invites auditions

Love to sing? Singers interested in singing with a full orchestra and challenging their vocal skills are invited to audition for Elmhurst Choral Union. ECU’s season includes music by Copland, Rutter, Randall Thompson, Howard Hanson, and arrangements by choral legend Robert Shaw. Membership is open to singers with previous choral […]

 
 

“Subaru Loves to Care” benefits Elmhurst Hospital cancer patients

“Subaru Loves to Care” benefits Elmhurst Hospital cancer patients

Through its “Subaru Loves to Care” initiative, Grand Subaru, 125 W. Grand Ave., Bensenville, recently donated 80 blankets, 10 craft kits and numerous care cards to Elmhurst Hospital’s Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Center. This is the second year of the program, in which Subaru is partnered with the Leukemia & […]

 
 

Addison Center for the Arts continues free “Concerts in the Park “

Addison Center for the Arts continues free “Concerts in the Park “

The Addison Center for the Arts will continue its free “Concerts in the Park” series on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. on the new Addison Village grounds at the Gazebo, One Friendship Plaza. Bring a lawn chair , your favorite beverage and friends to hear a wide variety of music. […]

 
 

Elmhurst, Triton colleges sign enhanced transfer agreements

Elmhurst, Triton colleges sign enhanced transfer agreements

Guaranteed admission, dual enrollment agreements to ease transitions for transfer students To help smooth the path for students interested in transferring from Triton College to Elmhurst College, the president from each institution recently signed agreements that will guarantee admission to Elmhurst for qualifying Triton community college students; and that will […]

 
 

Jumpstart Your Health” helps head off diabetes for those at high risk

Jumpstart Your Health” helps head off diabetes for those at high risk

When Bellwood resident Doris Courts, 78, was diagnosed with prediabetes several years ago, she was determined to do all she could to avoid full-blown diabetes. She had seen too many of her family members and acquaintances with the disease suffer serious complications. The retired reading teacher started the battle by […]

 
 

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. Battery July 11 Police said that subsequent to […]

 
 

Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Elmhurst Cycling Classic wheels in Friday

Professional racecourse coming to Collegeview neighborhood By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s time! Time for the much-anticipated 5th Annual Superior Ambulance Elmhurst Cycling Classic, which takes place Friday, July 21. The neighborhood surrounding Elmhurst College will be transformed into a professional racecourse. Later in the evening, there will […]