Thursday, April 25, 2013
Check out some video documentation of the floods that swamped much of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn last week.
We've pulled together a few videos off of YouTube that well-document some of the flooding in Wheaton last week, including 11-minutes from a Ford F250 owner driving through the sodden streets, shot with a head mount, and some of the runoff pouring through what looks like a concrete wall, which can't be good. And how about the comment on a wet Foxcroft Park? "This used to be a park with a pond, and it is now a giant—" "—Toilet! Gigantic toilet!" Check out the videos above!
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Rosanne Zawisza, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Dog Gift Return cartoon: Hi There!! my eye Dr. told me I need an eye seeing dog, soooo now I …
Friday, December 28, 2012
If you could make a New Year's resolution for Glen Ellyn, what would it be?
More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money. As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Glen Ellyn to make it an even better place to live? In 2012, the Village of Glen Ellyn created the Process Improvement Team to help make the process of opening a new business in town easier. It addressed issues related to transparency. And, on the business front, it was announced that and a new high-end grocery store will open in town next year. We've heard there need to be more quick dining options downtown and …