Author Archive: RVP Editor

District 205 holds Future Focused public meetings. Moyer presents ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Over the past month, School District 205 has been hosting a series of “Future Focused” public forums to provide residents an opportunity to learn first-hand about issues, discuss topics with neighbors, and provide immediate feedback to administrators. Four meetings were held for […]


York girls softball takes 4th at State

York girls softball takes 4th at State

Celebration planned at 5 p.m. Monday York High School is hosting a celebration of the York girls softball team, who placed 4th at the recent State Finals. The event will take place Monday, June 11 at 5 p.m. in the Campbell Gym. Asst. Principal of Athletics Rob Wagner said he […]




WALSH Charles H. “Chuck” Walsh, of Lake Forest and Naples, FL, formerly of Elmhurst, passed peacefully at home surrounded by family members; left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Janie, nee Comtess; children Charles Jr. (Violetta), Julia (Kenneth) Wegner and Katie; grandchildren Gavin, Spencer and Veronica Wegner and […]


Block Parties return to City Centre through summer

Block Parties return to City Centre through summer

Every Wednesday night in June and July, families are invited to the downtown area to enjoy live music. In the Fountain Plaza at Schiller & York, visitors will enjoy live music along with kid-friendly crafts and activities. There will even be doggie treats for four-legged friends. Music will be performed […]


School Board Capsules. Here’s what’s going on at District 205…

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on May 22 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Commissioner Shannon Ebner was absent from the meeting.   Churchville Coderz team recognized The board recognized the Churchville Middle […]


Kern Jr. second in the state in 800 for York boys track. Dukes’ 3,200 relay takes sixth

Kern Jr. second in the state in 800 for York boys track.   Dukes’ 3,200 relay takes sixth

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York senior Charlie Kern Jr. ended his high-school running career on a high note few get to experience. Kern Jr. finished second in the state in the 800 run at the recent Class 3A boys track and field state finals held at O’Brien Stadium on the […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…   Friday, June 8 York Alumni presents theatre performance At 7:30 p.m. in the Baker Auditorium at York High School, York Drama to pre-sents “The 25th Annual Put-nam County Spelling Bee” as their 2018 Alumni Produc-tion. Tickets are $20 […]


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. Criminal damage, criminal defacement, criminal trespass to property, […]


IC girls soccer team finishes in top 8

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team lost 7-1 to Winnetka North Shore Country Day in the Class 1A Concordia University supersectional in River Forest. North Shore Country Day ended up finishing second in the state. IC Catholic Prep wound up as one of the top […]


Timothy Christian’s Ross third in state in 400

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian’s Xavier Ross finished third in the state in the 400 run at the recent Class 1A boys track and field state finals held at Eastern Illinois University. Ross finished third with a time of 49.41. He made the finals after winning the fourth preliminary […]