Author Archive: RVP Editor

Glenn A. Scalzitti, 64

Glenn A. Scalzitti, of Villa Park, passed away recently at the age of 64. Member IBEW local #134.Beloved son of Anthony and Mary Scaltitti.Loving brother of Gail (Mark) Faust, Marilynn (Mike) Babyar. Dear uncle of Angela, Linda, Steve and Billy. Great uncle of Alyssa, Micaela, Enzo, John and Lilly.Loved Nephew […]

 
 

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.  Assault Jan. 1      A reporting officer […]

 
 

Second Run of “Broadway in Elmhurst”

Second Run of “Broadway in Elmhurst”

Local arts groups, performers with Elmhurst roots join to support Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts The momentum continues as Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) prepares for “Broadway in Elmhurst” to be held Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Timothy Christian School Auditorium in Elmhurst. The evening of song […]

 
 

Police Reports

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 subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison Jan. 2 Melvin Daniels, Jr., 28, of […]

 
 

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported

Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard; no injuries reported By Dee Longfellow For the Elmhurst Independent According to release issued by the City of Elmhurst by authority of Fire Chief Thomas K. Freeman, Elmhurst firefighters were dispatched to 815 N. Howard at 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]

 
 

Residential burglary reported in north Elmhurst

Residential burglary reported in north Elmhurst

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The City of Elmhurst released a statement provided by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael K. Ruth that police have been investigating several residential burglaries, which reportedly occurred in north Elmhurst on Wednesday, Jan. 3, between the hours of 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. According to […]

 
 

Jack Island to be entered into Civic Hall Of Fame

Jack Island to be entered into Civic Hall Of Fame

Chamber to present honor at upcoming 100th anniversary Elmhurst restaurateur and long-time Chamber partner Jack Island will be honored as the 2017 inductee into the exclusive Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry Civic Hall of Fame. Island will become the Hall of Fame’s 26th member during the induction ceremony at the […]

 
 

Police Reports

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 Dec. 26      A victim in the […]

 
 

For second time, ZPC votes down nursing facility proposed on Fremont

For second time, ZPC votes down nursing facility proposed on Fremont

Vote comes down to 4-4; Mushow abstains By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It was a meeting of the Elmhurst Zoning & Planning Commission that offered a public forum, even though none of the testimony was able to be further considered for the topic at hand. Still, six people […]

 
 

York High School grads launch Alumni Assn.

York High School grads launch Alumni Assn.

All alumni offered free membership to receive benefits Following some 18 months of exploratory discussions by an interim board and committees, the first York Community High School Alumni Association (YCHSAA) Board of Directors was elected. Serving two-year terms areJay Webb (’75), President; Kathy Wilson (‘65), Vice President; Trish Harper (’62), Membership; […]