Author Archive: RVP Editor

Delegation of Ukrainian doctors visit Elmhurst Hospital; Learn about blood storage, transfusions to assist war effort

A group of Ukrainian doctors visited Elmhurst Hospital on Friday, Oct. 21 to learn about blood storage, management and distribution. It was one stop during a nine-day visit to the Chicago area and northern Illinois from Oct. 14-22, in which the delegation focused on how the U.S. healthcare system handles […]


School District 205 shares results of ISBE Report Cards; Summative designations increase; six schools ‘Exemplary,’ six others ‘Commendable’

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released its 2022 Illinois Report Card last week. ISBE prepares the Report Cards annually to provide a detailed look at each school’s progress on academics, student success, school culture and climate, and financial investments, but have not released one since 2019, due to […]


Senior Commission to host ‘Conversation with Mayor Levin’

The City of Elmhurst Senior Citizen Commission and Mayor Scott Levin will present a “Coffee and Conversation on Senior Services,” hosted by Mayor Scott Levin. This in-person community event will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. Mayor Scott Levin will focus on senior services provided by the […]


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 […]


Villa Park’s fire chief turns the page

Villa Park’s fire chief turns the page

Annual Christmas Mart takes place Nov. 5

Annual Christmas Mart takes place Nov. 5

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—October 27

PAUL BOBOLIA Paul Bobolia, age 96, of Lombard. Beloved husband of 68 years to the late Betty Jean (née McCoskey), cherished father of Linda (Tim) Halleckson, Karen (Richard) Berger, Mary (Dan) Coco, Barbara (Harold) Cazaubon, and Lisa (Sean) Kerns. Proud grandfather of Stephanie (Mike) Gorecki, Stacey Berger, Corinne (Sarah) Berger-Clark, […]


School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at District 205 By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Oct. 18 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Emerson celebrates students who achieve […]


Richard May, 81

Richard May, 81

Richard May was born on April 21, 1941 and passed away on October 16, 2022 at the age of 81.  Richard is survived by his wife Cheryl (nee Finke), his three children, Janet, Ben (Julie) and Caren and his ten grandchildren.  He is also survived by his brother Gene (Betty), […]


George Papagiannopoulos, 68

George Papagiannopoulos, a native of Simiades, Greece, longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 68; cherished son of the late Peter and the late Maria, nee Javaras, Papagiannopoulos; loving brother of Dr. Steven (Aspasia) and Soteria Papagiannopoulos; dear uncle of Dr. Peter (Sydney) Papagiannopoulos, Dr. Dimitri […]