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Friday, April 26, 2013
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Patch recaps top news stories from the week of March 24-30.
Here are some of the top stories of the week: Wheaton Man Charged With Burglarizing Church Near Glen Ellyn Burglary, DUI, Drugs, Theft: Police Blotter $500K in Drugs Found During Traffic Stop: Sheriff Wheaton College Mourns Death of Graham Stevens, 19 Man Charged With Felony After Phone Threats to State Rep. Jeanne Ives Don't want to miss this stuff during the week? Sign up for our free daily newsletter. Then like us on Facebook for a slightly different take. Students Raise Money for Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Downtown Draft Study Includes Streetscape, Intersection Improvement Recommendations Real Estate: What $600,000 Buys You in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton District 87 Enters New Scoreboard Advertising Deal Glen Ellyn Community Awards: …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
A look back at some of the top stories of the week and items you may have missed.
Police Blotter: Stolen Phone, Egged Car, Cannabis Possession Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Feb. 17-24 D41 Board of Education Approves Teacher Contract Through 2016 Moving forward teachers will receive increases based on the consumer price index plus a 1.5 percent component. New Hadley Junior High Principal Named The Glen Ellyn District 41 Board of Education approved the appointment of Steve Diveley during its meeting Monday night. D41 Board Hears Think Tank Recommendation; Forum Planned Prior to March 11 Vote A public forum on District 41's Think Tank initiative will be held March 9, prior to the board voting on the measure. Glen Ellyn Receives Reforestation Matching Grant The grant will allow the village to plant 100 parkway …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
A look back at some of the stories from the last week, including top stories and other items you may have missed.
Opening Soon: Bird On A Wire Studio The new business is planning a soft opening in March, followed by a grand opening in April. Job Central: RR Donnelly, DuPage Medical Group, Room & Board A look at some job openings from around the area. SOLD: Glen Ellyn Real Estate Sales Feb. 14 Edition A look at recent Glen Ellyn home and property sales. Real Estate: What $769,000 Buys You in Glen Ellyn A European-style brick home with 3-bedrooms and 2.5-baths is one option for buyers in the $700,000 range. Matching Grant to Fund Crescent Blvd. Improvements The Village of Glen Ellyn will receive funding from the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program to beautify Crescent Boulevard. Trustees Approve Village Links Furniture, Golf Cart Purchases in …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
A look at some of the top stories of the week and items of local interest you may have missed.
Salon Bandit Charged in DuPage Robberies; Faces Maximum of 120 Years in Prison for DuPage Incidents Jason Logsdon, 41, of the 900 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, was charged with four armed robberies in DuPage County. He was charged earlier in the week in Cook County. He faces up to 120 years in prison for the DuPage County robberies. Chicago Heights Man Charged with Stealing Vehicle After Sunday Carjacking Cory D. Williams, 24, of the 1400 block of Edgewood in Chicago Heights, was arrested and charged after police said he stole a car and crashed it about a block away from the incident. Glen Ellyn, Lombard Men Charged in Weekend Home Invasion Andrew Cotton and Ryan Berry, of the 300 block of Scott Avenue, Glen Ellyn and Anthony Nutoni, of the …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
A look at the top 10 stories readers found interesting and read the most over the last month.
The month of January is history. We take a look back at the top stories from the month as ranked by reader views. Judge Orders Psychiatric Evaluation for Glen Ellyn Man Charged in Numerous Incidents A DuPage County Judge held two hearings in the last week related to arrests involving Glen Ellyn resident Christopher Shukin. No Injuries in Great Clips Armed Robbery Thursday Morning Police said a man who appeared to be about 35 years old, 5'10" and 230 pounds robbed the Great Clips on Roosevelt Road on Thursday morning. Police Blotter: Underage Alcohol Possession, Beer Theft, Purse Pilfered at Party The Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Dec. 31 to Jan. 6. Opening Soon: Downtown Fast Food at The Stand Diners looking to get a quick bite to…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
A look back at some of the stories of interest from the last week.
When Can I File My 2012 Tax Return? The IRS has announced a delayed start to the 2012 tax filing season. Here's the date of when you can file, plus some locations Glen Ellyn to get help on your taxes. Village Warning Residents: Report Solicitors Unaffiliated with Aggregation Program Residents are asked to report solicitors seeking to sign up or accept payments under the guise of the village's aggregation program. Glen Ellyn's Bridge Communities Receives $50,000 Grant from The Allstate Foundation The nonprofit was one of 85 nonprofits from across the country to apply to receive funding. Glenbard West Boosters Continue Fundraising Mission with Upcoming Event The Glenbard West Boosters have been helping to provide program funding at the …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Week in Review: The Stand Plans Opening, Person of the Year Unveiled, Library to Stay Open Late for Students
A look back at a few of the stories of interest from the last week.
Opening Soon: Downtown Fast Food at The Stand The restaurant is expected to open sometime in March if construction goes as planned. SOLD: Glen Ellyn Real Estate Sales Jan. 10 Edition An unusual home, which received national exposure, was one of several properties in Glen Ellyn that sold recently. Police Blotter: Underage Alcohol Possession, Beer Theft, Purse Pilfered at Party Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Dec. 31 to Jan. 6 Jennifer Darnall: Glen Ellyn Patch 2012 Person of the Year Jennifer Darnall was one of four residents nominated for consideration as the Glen Ellyn Patch Person of the Year. Save the Date: 6th Annual Garage Party to Benefit Bridge Communities About 400 people are expected to attend the annual event, which raises …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
A look back at some of the top stories of the week and others you may have missed.
Judge Orders Psychiatric Evaluation for Glen Ellyn Man Charged in Numerous Incidents A DuPage County Judge held two hearings in the last week related to arrests involving Glen Ellyn resident Christopher Shukin. No Injuries in Great Clips Armed Robbery Thursday Morning Police said a man who appeared to be about 35 years old, 5'10" and 230 pounds robbed the Great Clips on Roosevelt Road on Thursday morning. Post Holiday Clean Up: Village Accepting Holiday Lights, Picking Up Greens The Village of Glen Ellyn is helping make holiday clean up a little bit easier for residents. Where to Get Your Girl Scout Cookie Fix in Glen Ellyn It's that time of year again—get out your wallets and get ready to snack on some of your favorite sweet treats, …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Here is a look back at some of the stories, which caught readers' attention during 2012.
We are taking a look back over the year that was in Glen Ellyn and sharing some of the stories, which were of local interest. Whether celebrating the Hilltoppers taking the 7A state title or Lake Ellyn celebrating its 75th birthday, here are the editor’s picks for some of the stories that caught readers’ attention in 2012. In no particular order the Editor’s Picks of 2012: STATE CHAMPS! Glenbard West 'D' stops L-W East Cold Glenbard West was victorious over Lincoln-Way East at the Class 7A state championship game held at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Henry Haeffner's first-half passing and Hayden Carlson's ferocious defense powered the Hilltoppers to a heart-stopping victory. Golden Eagles Football Coach Mike Dayton Stepping Down After…