Author Archive: RVP Editor

Lombard Falcons make donation to Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Lombard Falcons make donation to Tunnel to Towers Foundation
 
 

Road Warriors

Road Warriors
 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—September 22

IRENE DONLEAVY Irene (Nan) Donleavy of Lombard, IL, passed away on Monday, September 12, with her eldest son by her side at Elmhurst Hospital. Born Irenia Antonaroli in 1931 to parents Reniero and Altomira Antonaroli in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, with younger sister the late Evria Damon. A 1949 graduate […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Frerichs released; Lombard native freed in exchange for Afghan tribal leader imprisoned in U.S. on drug trafficking changes

Frerichs released; Lombard native freed in exchange for Afghan tribal leader imprisoned in U.S. on drug trafficking changes

By Mike Sandrolini LOMBARDIAN STAFF REPORTER The long ordeal of Lombard native Mark Frerichs being held hostage in Afghanistan has finally ended. And it is indeed a happy ending for him and his family. After over two years of being held captive by the Taliban, senior Biden Administration officials confirmed […]

 
 

Delegation of Mongolian dignitaries visit City; Discuss levels of government, social programs, waste disposal, water treatment

Delegation of Mongolian dignitaries visit City; Discuss levels of government, social programs, waste disposal, water treatment

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT Last week, a group of visitors from the country of Mongolia came to northern Illinois to learn about our system of government and various social programs by meeting with officials of several cities, villages and other entities including the City of Elmhurst. The […]

 
 

Thomas A. Peterson,  62

Thomas A. Peterson, age 62, formerly of Elmhurst passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at his home in Glen Ellyn after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his family who will honor his memory by living life to its fullest every day, every moment. He was born September 27, […]

 
 

Floyd E. Martin, Jr., 96

Floyd E. Martin, Jr., 96

Floyd E. Martin, Jr., a longtime resident of Elmhurst, died peacefully on Sept. 21, 2022, surrounded by his family at the age of 96; preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jean, and oldest daughter Dawn; loving father of Colby, Douglas (Beth), and Georgia (David) Klug; proud grandfather […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week A Conversation with the Chicago-based artists Sentrock and others On Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1-2:30 p.m., the Elmhurst Art Museum is hosting a live conversation with Chicago-based artists Sentrock, Sara Phalen, VP of the Mexican Cultural Center DuPage, and Luis Tubens, creator of Pilsen Public Art […]

 
 

Elmhurst police arrest bank robbery fugitive

Elmhurst police arrest bank robbery fugitive

The Elmhurst Police Department reports the arrest of a man that was wanted by Virginia authorities for bank robbery. On the morning of Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at approximately 11:00 a.m. a concerned citizen arrived at the Elmhurst Police Station to notify our agency of suspicious activity. The citizen reported […]