Archive for June, 2013

Library Asks Patrons to Beta Test New Catalog

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Franklin Park Public Library will be unveiling the beta version of its newest online catalog, Enterprise, to the public at the end of June.  This highly interactive catalog features enriched content that improves the relevancy of search results and we hope will enhance the search experience. Enterprise features a choice of front page slide […]

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July Events @ Franklin Park Library

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Programs@your Library                                        For Families   JG’s Reptile Road Show                                              Monday, July 1 at 3 pm & 6 pm                                      […]

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Triton College Scholarship Winners

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Triton College congratulates its scholarship winners River Grove, Ill. – Several Triton College students who’ve taken part in the college’s Scholars Program have received scholarships to four-year institutions to continue their education: Demilade Akinrotimi of Elmwood Park High School: Nigeria Clubs/Organizations: Student Ambassador, Bible Club, My Roots Club Volunteer Sites: Triton College Tutoring Center Akinrotimi received […]

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FDA wants cancer warnings for tanning beds

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

FDA wants cancer warnings for tanning beds By AP staff WASHINGTON – Indoor tanning  beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to  additional regulations, under a proposal unveiled by the Food and Drug  Administration. The FDA wants all tanning beds to carry language warning  people under the age of […]

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Elmwood Park waives permit fees associated with Flood Repairs.

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Village to waive all permit fees associated with flood clean-up Flood follow-up to look for new ways of responding to future events ELMWOOD PARK –  Elmwood Park Village President Angelo “Skip” Saviano announced that the village is waiving permit fees for all construction and repair efforts related to the devastating flooding in  April. “People have suffered enough […]

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Saviano inauguarated as Elmwood Park Village President

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

ELMWOOD PARK – Angelo “Skip” Saviano was sworn in as Elmwood Park Village President Monday May 6th while Gina Pesko took over as Village Clerk. Saviano replaces Pete Silvestri, who served as Village President for 24 years. Pesko replaces Elsie Sutter, who served 22 years. “I want to express my gratitude to the people of Elmwood Park for their support,” Saviano […]

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The Finish Line of Heroes

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was not only a 26.2 mile Boston Marathon race that had a lot of meaning for all who watched and attended it, but for many Bostonians it was a day of patriotism. Yes, it was a day of an annual event of meaning and tradition and expression for the many there that celebrated the […]

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Dam Removal Benefits Schiller Woods

Dam Removal Benefits Schiller Woods

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

On a hot summer afternoon in June of 2012, an excavator rigged with a jack hammer was about to mark a historical moment for the Des Plaines River downstream in Riverside.  For the first time in almost two hundred years, the section of river in Riverside and Lyons returned to a free flowing stream, unimpeded by a […]

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SENIOR HOME SHARING

SENIOR HOME SHARING

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seniors Win the Everyday Race: Senior Home Sharing Run for the Roses Gala Danada House, Wheaton, IL, May 2, 2013 The Run for the Roses Gala was held on Thursday, May 2nd from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Danada House in Wheaton, which had a strong connection to the Kentucky Derby. Danada House’s distinguished residents, Dan […]

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Tri-State Tollway Ramp Projects Scheduled to Begin

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  TRI-STATE TOLLWAY (I-94/I-294) RAMP PROJECTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN Ramps to be rebuilt at Belvidere Road, Lake Street and I-55  DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Construction is scheduled to begin next week on ramps at three interchanges on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294) including Belvidere Road (Illinois Route 120), Lake Street (U.S. Route 20) and I-55. During the […]

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