Archive for May, 2013

Elmwood Park moves forward on Economic Development Plan

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Village moves forward on economic development plan 4th of July Parade to have longer route, more participants ELMWOOD PARK –  The Village Board has approved a sign permit for the village’s newest business development, a Nascar Car Wash to be built at (7525 Grand Avenue). NDP Group, LLC offers a unique car washing experience utilizing the […]

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ELMWOOD PARK LIBRARY BOOK SALE

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

ELMWOOD PARK LIBRARY BLOW OUT BOOK SALE SATURDAY, JUNE 1 ST 9:30 – 2 P.M. Fill up a bag with books for only $3.00, or fill up two bags for $5.00.  Single books, $1.00, children’s books 25 cents. We’ll provide the bags. Lower level meeting room of library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Elmwood […]

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June @ the Franklin Park Library

June @ the Franklin Park Library

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Become a Reading Icon!  The Library’s Digital Media Lab was used to create more than a dozen posters like this one.   Get your own READ poster and tell the world about your favorite book during the kick-off event for this year’s summer reading program on Saturday,  June 1st. This year’s Summer Reading Program’s theme […]

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Have Book Will Travel

Have Book Will Travel

| May 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year’s Summer Reading Program at the Franklin Park Library begins on June 1 with a kick-off party featuring fun, food and the Barefoot Hawaiian Dancers.    The program will continue through July 27.   Sign-up at the Information Desk and you’ll receive your reading packet. Everyone who participates will be eligible to win a number […]

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Triton College Baseball Team Gaining Steam as Playoffs Approach

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Triton College Baseball Team Gaining Steam as Playoffs Approach The Triton College baseball team faced the toughest stretch of games they’ve played to open a season during Harry Torgerson’s nine-year tenure as head coach in March. The Trojans battled some of the top JUCO programs in the country and took their bumps, finishing 1-12 against […]

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DISTRICT 212 ANNUAL POPS CONCERT AT WEST LEYDEN

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

District 212 invites the community to attend its Annual Pops Concert on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the field house at West Leyden High School, 1000 N. Wolf Rd., Northlake. A favorite with community members, this event showcases the talents of hundreds of Leyden’s band, choir, and orchestra students performing a variety […]

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12th Annual 2012 Car Show – West Leyden

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

IF IT HAS WHEELS 12th ANNUAL 2012 CAR SHOW AT WEST LEYDEN District 212’s If It Has Wheels Club presents the 12th Annual 2013 Car Show on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at West Leyden High School, 1000 N. Wolf Rd., Northlake. The show features cars, trucks, motorcycles, and race cars.   Leyden […]

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Elmwood Park Budget 2013/2014 Highlights

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Advances progress already made to keep Elmwood Park clean, safe and beautiful Village budget holds line on property taxes ELMWOOD PARK – Village President Pete Silvestri’s proposed budget for 2013-2014 holds the line on property taxes, following a five percent decrease for FY 2012-13. The spending plan also makes continued progress in public safety and […]

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Walther Lutheran High School Senior signs with University of St. Francis

Walther Lutheran High School Senior signs with University of St. Francis

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edeko Signs Letter of Intent to University of St. Francis Isimeme Edeko is ready for the jump to college athletics Walther Lutheran High School is proud to announce that Senior Isimeme Edeko has signed a letter of intent to the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Edeko brings four years of varsity experience to Coach Steve Lawrence and […]

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Elmwood Park Trustee Forte Steps Down

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Village Trustee Forte steps down, Zivojnovic steps in ELMWOOD PARK –  Village President Pete Silvestri has appointed Jonathan Zivojnovic as the newest Trustee on the Village Board, following the resignation of Trustee Carmen Forte. Zivojnovic, 32, is a local realtor and President of The Mont Clare-Elmwood Park Chamber of Commerce. “I want to thank President […]

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