Author Archive: RVP Editor

COVID-19 updates for DuPage County

As of 11 a.m. on Monday, May 11, there were 4,770 total cases among DuPage County residents, including 252 deaths. Since Sunday, there were 155 new cases and four deaths reported: • Two females in their 70s; • One female in her 80s; • One female in her 90s. Number of cases […]


York High School to host ‘Pomp Under Any Circumstance’

‘Community Cheer’ for the class of 2020 planned for May 17 Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has developed a plan to celebrate the Class of 2020 and commemorate York High School’s original graduation date of Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. York High School will host a Pomp Under […]


DuPage County Court extends limited court operations

DuPage County Chief Judge Daniel P. Guerin on Friday, May 1 issued an Administrative Order which extends limited court operations by rescheduling most criminal, juvenile, and all traffic matters through June 5, 2020. Beginning May 18, 2020, civil matters will remain as currently scheduled and proceedings will be conducted remotely […]


Vehicle caravan to honor veterans in lieu of parade; City presents 2020 ‘Always Remember Memorial Day’ convoy

This Memorial Day, the City of Elmhurst will be commemorating fallen veterans in a very special and safe way. Many of us look forward to the Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade, which includes participation from nearly 100 organizations and countless spectators. For more than 100 years, Elmhurst has proudly come together […]


Mayor Morley sends open letter to Governor Pritzker; ‘You represent all Illinoisans, not just Chicago’

[Ed. note: Following is a letter from Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley to Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker]: “Let me begin by thanking you for your efforts to keep all Illinoisans safe during this time of crisis. This is a challenging time for all of us. As leaders we are tasked […]


Mayor seeks candidates for alderman seats in Wards 1 & 4

Mayor Steve Morley is currently accepting applications to fill the City’s 1st Ward and 4th Ward vacant aldermanic seats. Aldermen Mark Sabatino (Ward 1) and Kevin York (Ward 4) recently resigned from their offices due to positive personal reasons. “I want to thank Alderman York and Alderman Sabatino for their […]


Elmhurst College plans to resume on-campus learning this fall

Elmhurst College announced on Tuesday, May 5, that planning has begun for in-person, campus-based learning and living to resume in August, when the campus begins its first academic year as Elmhurst University. “We believe the best Elmhurst experience is an on-campus experience—it’s personal, student-focused, lived in an atmosphere of community, […]


‘4 on the 4th’ race canceled due to COVID-19

The 16th annual Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th, a staple each Fourth of July morning in Elmhurst, has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-mile main event and 1-kilometer kids race have drawn more than 1,200 participants in previous years. The 4-mile is part of the […]


Shell station on north York robbed at gunpoint

On Wednesday, May 6, Elmhurst police reported that there had been an armed robbery at about 4 a.m. at the Shell gas station located at 926 N. York. According to the police report, officers responded to a call about an armed robbery. A complainant related that three suspects entered the […]


Man charged with threatening County Board Chair Dan Cronin

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced on Wednesday, May 6, that bond has been set for a Chicago man accused of leaving threatening voice messages directed at DuPage County Board Chairman Daniel Cronin. Broc Montgomery, 49, of Chicago appeared in Bond Court this morning where Judge Brian Telander set […]