Author Archive: RVP Editor

Thomas E. Loftus, 72

Thomas E. Loftus, of Addison, formerly of Westchester, passed away recently at the age of 72. Loving father of Samantha (Randy) Posluszny; proud grandfather of Elayna; beloved fiance of Chelle O’Connell; dear brother of John “Jack” Loftus; former husband of Susan Loftus. Funeral chapel service was held Friday, July 14 […]

 
 

Wellness classes coming to Elmhurst Hospital

Wellness classes coming to Elmhurst Hospital

      Nutrition: Smoothie Demonstration Wednesday, August 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Elmhurst Hospital Elm Room, Lower Level in Arboretum, East Entrance, Green Parking This presentation will give you a hands-on demonstration on how to make the perfect smoothie that is easy and healthy. Learn the benefits of […]

 
 

Woman lives her dream of opening dance studio

Woman lives her dream of opening dance studio

Evolution Dance welcomes interested students By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent Erica Jaunich, founder of Evolution Dance Experience in Elmhurst, has been dancing her whole life. As an only child in Minooka, she grew up making up dances and performing for her family and friends. Though Jaunich was a […]

 
 

York graduate Less qualifies for U.S. Amateur golf tournament

York graduate Less qualifies for U.S. Amateur golf tournament

Shoots 3-under 139 and wins four-way playoff to punch California ticket By Mike Miazga Correspondent Since concluding his run on the York boys golf team, success has continued to find Jordan Less. Following a strong freshman season at Northern Illinois University, Less recently qualified for the upcoming prestigious U.S. Amateur […]

 
 

Tannins places #1 on list of Top Ten Wine Bars

Tannins places #1 on list of Top Ten Wine Bars

Web site honors downtown Elmhurst business By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Tannins restaurant and wine bar in downtown Elmhurst has made the very top of the list of Best Wine Bars in Illinois, according to the web site BestThingsIllinois.com. Tannins’ owner Mike Allas admits he was skeptical. “There’s […]

 
 

Beautiful turnout, weather for Garden Walk & Faire

Beautiful turnout, weather for Garden Walk & Faire

Monarch exhibit a hit with the kids By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent A delightful crowd of women, men, and children enjoyed the Elmhurst Garden Club’s 22nd annual Garden Walk & Faire on Sunday, July 9.  The “An Afternoon in the Garden” event featured six lovely private gardens, a […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — Sunday, July 23 – Chicago in the 70s at History Museum From 2-3:30 p.m., in the Education Center, the Elmhurst History Museum offers Chicago in the 1970s: Music, Sports and Radio, featuring Dave Hoekstra, author journalist and WGN-AM Chicago weekend host. Includes a panel discussion […]

 
 

Sunset for Dukes’ summer season

Sunset for Dukes’ summer season

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS/The Elmhurst Independent Senior Mike Patuovic is ready at first base against Glenbard West on Tuesday, July 11.           Jake Hadawi, a senior, pitches against the Hilltoppers. The Dukes lost 5-3 in extra innings to end the summer season.         Junior […]

 
 

Exploding bats on the 4th of July

Exploding bats on the 4th of July

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Explosion 8U-White baseball team lines the base path with their Championship Trophy after winning the Hinsdale 4th of July Tournament. The team went 2-1 in pool play, then beat River Forest in the semi final to advance to the championship game where they beat […]

 
 

York Summer Baseball

York Summer Baseball

Mike Pastuovic Pastuovic’s RBI hit in the bottom of the seventh sent York’s state summer playoff game with Glenbard West into extra innings where the Hilltoppers eventually won 5-3. In York’s 10-0 win against Westomont to open the state summer playoffs, Pastuovic went 1-for-1 with two RBI, a run scored […]