Author Archive: RVP Editor

Theodore William Arey, 94

Theodore William Arey, 94

Theodore William Arey, beloved husband of Virginia, passed on peacefully Monday morning, Feb. 1 at the age of 94.  Ginny lives on at Lexington Square Retirement Community where the couple was much loved by the caring staff. Ted was born in Cincinnati on May 27, 1926.  He grew up in […]

 
 

Kathy Salzano, 57

Kathy Salzano, 57

Kathy Salzano, of Elmhurst, passed away on Feb. 3, surrounded by family and friends. She was 57. Born to Jean & Robert Tracy in Texas, Kathy immediately brought joy and laughter into the world. Kathy went on to graduate from York Community High School as an honor student. After graduating […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

 
 

House fire in Villa Park

House fire in Villa Park

AL STASCH PHOTOS Firefighters from Villa Park and several surrounding municipalities responded to a recent fire at a residence on the 100 block of South Princeton Avenue. The Villa Park Fire Department was dispatched to the home shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2. According to Villa Park Fire […]

 
 

Basketball is back

Basketball is back

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Glenbard East girls basketball team opened its season with a 50-39 victory over Glenbard South in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Rams were supposed to begin their season in mid-November, but all Illinois High School Association (IHSA) winter sports were on pause for more […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—February 11

ROSE S. CILELLA Rose S. Cilella, nee Jarzemski, age 87, of Lombard, passed away February 1, 2021, at Elmhurst Hospital. Funeral Services were held Friday, February 5, from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard, thence proceeding to Mass at St. John the Apostle Church, 330 N. Westmore Ave., […]

 
 

Bellwood police commander charged with possession of child pornography; Suspect is a Lombard resident

John Trevarthen

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin, Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton and DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick announced Saturday, Feb. 6, that bond had been set for a Bellwood police commander accused of possessing child pornography. John Trevarthen, 45, of Lombard, appeared in bond court where Judge Anthony Coco […]

 
 

Second teen arrested in carjacking at Addison Popeye’s

By Dee Longfellow For The ADDISON Independent In the last issue of the Addison Independent (2/4/21 edition), there was a story about a teen who is being held in connection with a carjacking incident that took place at the Popeye’s restaurant in Addison. Since the story broke, another teen has […]

 
 

Park District makes plans to open East End Pool, Spray Ground

The weather may not show it, but staff at the Elmhurst Park District is looking ahead to some fun in the sun with a plan to open East End Pool and the spray ground at The Hub at Berens Park this summer. Staff is hopeful they’ll be able to open […]

 
 

League of Women Voters hosts Candidate’s Forum

On Sunday, Feb. 21, we will be hosting a zoom webinar for Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education candidates, Elmhurst mayoral candidates, and Elmhurst aldermanic candidates in contested races between the hours of 12 noon and 4:30 p.m. The following schedule is set for candidates: 12 noon to 1 p.m. […]