Author Archive: RVP Editor

Warriors improve to 26-0

Warriors improve to 26-0
 
 

Senior Man, Senior Woman of the Year named

Senior Man, Senior Woman of the Year named
 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—October 14

CHRISTINA J. ALVIS Christina J. Alvis, age 53, of Warrenville, formerly of Wheaton, died on Oct. 7, 2021. Services are pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Info: www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094. KEVIN PATRICK QUAID Kevin Patrick Quaid, 57, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2021. He died […]

 
 

Lombard Police investigate reports of theft, fraud related to stolen mail

Lombard Police investigate reports of theft, fraud related to stolen mail

The Lombard Police Department is investigating reports of theft and fraud related to stolen mail from collection boxes located outside the Lombard Post Office. Over the past two months, collection boxes outside of the Lombard Post Office have been broken into on two occasions resulting in the theft of mail […]

 
 

Bryan Middle School honored for positive learning environment; Receive prestigious ‘Thrive Award’

Bryan Middle School honored for positive learning environment; Receive prestigious ‘Thrive Award’

Bryan Middle School was awarded GreatSchools.org’s Thrive Award. The award recognizes schools that demonstrate positive learning environments for students and staff. Winners are chosen based on student and teacher responses to a state-wide survey that assesses a school’s leadership, teaching culture, academics, family engagement, and learning environment. Research shows that […]

 
 

Addison Library presents its ‘Superfans’

Thanks to library, reader finds research materials, oldie films, more [Ed. note: Today the Addison Independent and the Addison Public Library brings the third in a series of stories about patrons of the Addison Public Library who are known as ‘Superfans.’ This effort is to spotlight Library Card Sign-up Month. […]

 
 

YDAP names York ‘Dukes of Distinction’ for 2021; Six to be honored Nov. 4

YDAP names York ‘Dukes of Distinction’ for 2021; Six to be honored Nov. 4

The York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) announces its honorees for 2021. These “Dukes of Distinction” are exemplary alumni who have made significant and/or extraordinary accomplishments, service, and an outstanding contribution to society. In 2013, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 launched the York Distinguished Alumni Program.  The honorees for 2021 […]

 
 

DAR Chapter rededicates finial relic from Great Chicago Fire

DAR Chapter rededicates finial relic from Great Chicago Fire

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Friday, Oct. 8 marked 150 years since the Great Chicago Fire began, and Elmhurst has the distinction of owning and displaying a real artifact—a finial from the top of the Cook County Courthouse in downtown Chicago, one of the few structures that remained […]

 
 

Villa Park man charged with robbing bank in Lombard

Villa Park man charged with robbing bank in Lombard

FBI: Suspect duct-taped sticks of Airborne Troop Parachute fireworks around his waist that looked like a bomb Staff report  A Villa Park man has been charged with robbery after the FBI said he walked into a West Suburban Bank location in Lombard on Oct. 4 with sticks of Airborne Troop […]

 
 

Charles “Mike” Stapleton

Charles “Mike” Stapleton

Charles Michael “Mike” Stapleton passed away recently. Beloved husband of Alice; loving father of Lalo; dear brother of Mary A. Stapleton, Margaret J. Ogielo and the late William R. Stapleton; fond uncle of many; loving son of the late Joseph and Bernice Stapleton. Visitation Friday, Oct. 15 from 3 – […]