Author Archive: RVP Editor

Alleged abduction turns out to be hoax

Alleged abduction turns out to be hoax

Suspects face felony theft charges following staged incident at Shell By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent What started as a community stunned about the news of an abduction at a local gas station turned out to be a hoax plotted by two persons who hoped to get away with […]


Marion Lily Lambeth, 79

  Marion Lily Lambeth, nee Redlich, passed away suddenly of cancer on September 1, 2015, in Downers Grove at the age of 79. She was born on October 15, 1935 in Minitonas Manitoba, Canada. She is survived by her children Eugene (Karen), Judy, Tim (Angel); and her grandchildren, Kristopher, Marion, […]



  Donald W. Buik, 88 Industrial laundry pioneer Donald W. Buik, 88, formerly of Oak Brook and Elmhurst, died peacefully at home on September 2, 2015. Loving husband of the late Betty J. Buik nee Jakoubek, dear father of Nancy Beth (Jeff), Richard (Patricia), Christine (Jim) and James (Teresa); gentle […]


Elmhurst Sports Report

  IC Catholic Prep football team routs Walther Christian York football team loses to Glenbard West. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The points keep on coming for the IC Catholic Prep football team. The Knights broke the 50-point barrier for a second game in a row in their 51-6 Metro Suburban […]


Community Calendar

  Picks of the Week – Two events not to be missed! Saturday, Sept. 19 — Spring Road Day From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to Spring Road Day for a petting zoo, pony rides, Moon Jump, temporary tattoos, concessions, visits from the Elmhurst Fire and Police Departments, musical […]


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. City ordinance violation Sept. 6 An officer […]


DiCianni officially announces run for Illinois 8th District

DiCianni officially announces run for Illinois 8th District

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent On Sunday, Sept. 13 just before the 3rd annual “Talkie Trot” to support the Center for Speech and Language Disorders (CSLD), Pete DiCianni, County Board member (Dist. 2) and former Mayor of Elmhurst, announced his intentions to seek the seat in the U.S. House […]