Author Archive: RVP Editor

Sharing their stories… Local food pantry volunteers meet unprecedented need with humor and grace

Sharing their stories… Local food pantry volunteers meet unprecedented need with humor and grace

Submitted by Joan Letourneau, EYFP volunteer communications consultant We all remember what we were doing and how we were feeling this time last year as shelter in place orders took effect, closing schools, restaurants, and many businesses and creating pandemonium as people scrambled to stock up so they could stay […]

 
 

Poirier, Taylor, Stout elected to D88 School Board; School District 4 tight race to the finish

By Dee Longfellow For The Addison Independent District 88 expressed appreciation in its newsletter this week to all of the candidates who ran for election to the Board of Education during the April 6 Consolidated Election. There were six candidates vying for three full (four-year) terms, including Christine Poirier, Andrew […]

 
 

Veenstra stomps opponent, remains at the helm; Ruffolo, Clementi win Park Board seats

By Dee Longfellow For The Addison Independent There was much to celebrate on the evening of Tuesday, April 5, when supporters of Mayor Richard Veenstra watched the results of the Consolidated Election come in, deeming him the victor in the race for Addison’s top seat. Veenstra ran away with a […]

 
 

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

On Tuesday, April 13, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Mike Ruth announced that a Lombard man had been charged with murder following an altercation at an Elmhurst bar last Saturday night. Ronald Dunbar, 55 (d.o.b. 5/6/1965) of the 400 block of S. Brewster […]

 
 

Levin takes the helm of the City; Ward winners include Veremis, Hill, Jensen, Bastedo

Levin takes the helm of the City; Ward winners include Veremis, Hill, Jensen, Bastedo

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent There was much glad-handing at HB Jones on the evening of Tuesday, April 5, where supporters of Scott Levin gathered to watch the results of the Consolidated Election come in. By about 9 p.m., it was announced that Levin was elected Mayor of […]

 
 

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, 95

Robert “Bob” Thomsen Terp, passed away on Feb. 23, 2021, at the age of 95. Welcomed in heaven by his parents Anna and Nis Terp, brother Harold, wife Barbara (Mills) and her family. He is survived by his wife Elaine (Beese); children Patricia (Sinan), Karen (Gerald), Richard (Jane), Susan, Carol […]

 
 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr. 

Isham Russell Moses, Jr., or “Russ Moses,” was born July 8, 1926 in Maywood and passed away on April 7, 2021, in Lombard. Beloved husband of Mary Lou, nee Tiberi, married June 9, 1996. Devoted father of Cheryl (the late Robert) Palko, Bruce (Jan) Moses, Sandra (Donald) Muellner, and Gregory […]

 
 

Top Crime News…

Juveniles found with airsoft rifle released to parents On April 6, police said officers responded for the report of two juveniles who were observed pointing an orange tipped airsoft rifle at people in the 100 block of N. York at around 5:56 p.m. The officers made contact with the juveniles […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Diaper drive collects about 12,000 diapers

Diaper drive collects about 12,000 diapers

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Nicholas Denault (left), who is a Villa Park resident and a member of Boy Scout Troop 202 in Lombard, organized a recent diaper drive for the Outreach House. The six-week drive, which ended on Saturday, April 3, collected approximately 12,000 diapers. The Outreach House, which is located […]