Author Archive: RVP Editor

Richard H. Burns, 87

Richard H. Burns, passed away recently at the age of 87. He was a veteran of U.S. Navy who served in the Korea War; former resident of Elmhurst for more than 30 years. Beloved husband of Joan, loving father of Terry Burns, Lisa (Mark) Spohn and Bruce (Jamie) Burns; proud […]

 
 

Yvonne J. Schroer, 91

Yvonne J. Schroer nee Zinke, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Fred Schroer; loving mother of Gary Schroer, Dean Schroer, Janet (Steve Williams) Schroer, Bruce (Denise) Schroer and Joan (Jeff) Meyer; cherished grandmother of Dawn Bautista, Douglas Schroer, Nell Schroer, Katy […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   York drama presents Much Ado About Nothing On Thursday, Jan. 31, Friday, Feb 1, Saturday, Feb. 2 & Sunday, Feb. 3, York High School drama department will perform Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Curtain times are 7:30 […]

 
 

Dukes girls basketball team defeats Proviso West

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls gymnastics team hosted regional competition earlier this week. The Dukes, who competed in the West Suburban Conference Silver Division meet this past weekend, finished the regular season with a 3-2 mark in conference. York also took second as a team at the Niles […]

 
 

York girls gymnastics team ready for postseason

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls gymnastics team hosted regional competition earlier this week. The Dukes, who competed in the West Suburban Conference Silver Division meet this past weekend, finished the regular season with a 3-2 mark in conference. York also took second as a team at the Niles […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205   By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Jan. 22 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Bond set for volleyball coach accused of child porn possession, video-taping

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Carol Stream Chief of Police Ed Sailer announced last week that bond has been set at $250,000 with 10% to apply for a Carol Stream volleyball coach charged with possession of child pornography. Michael Liedtke, 34, of Streamwood, appeared at a bond […]

 
 

Schiller Park offers $20G reward for info on double homicide, arson. Mayor, police department lead efforts to solve 8-year-old crime

On the weekend of the 8th anniversary of an unsolved double homicide, Mayor Nick Caiafa, the Village of Schiller Park and the Schiller Park Police Department have announced a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the 2011 murders of George Markopoulos and Wendy Bonder. Early in the […]

 
 

Elmhurst College’s 52nd annual Jazz Festival begins Feb. 21

Elmhurst College’s 52nd annual Jazz Festival begins Feb. 21

The Elmhurst College Jazz Festival, one of the oldest and best collegiate jazz festivals in the country, is back this year with its usual all-star lineup of the industry’s most notable performing artists, as well as some of the country’s leading college bands. Each February, the best college jazz bands […]

 
 

Police Reports

Area police departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of […]