While many will be celebrating Independence Day watching fireworks and parades, Elk Grove Village resident and retired U.S. Air Force Logistics Master Sgt. Mark Evans will be overseeing another mission, not only to bring pizza to troops serving in the Middle East but to troops returning home at Veterans Administration hospitals throughout United States.
Elk Grove Township Elementary School Dist. 59 board members Monday, June 29 approved a separation agreement with a longtime John Jay Elementary School bilingual teacher.
Another GOP candidate is emerging who is strongly considering throwing his hat in the ring in hopes of replacing U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-8th) in Congress now that Duckworth is running for U.S. Senate.
A 30 year old Elk Grove Village man was found dead in the motel room he was living in last week.
The following is a listing of July 4th parade and fireworks activities in the Journal & Topics suburban coverage area:
Mount Prospect police need the public’s assistance in finding a Rolling Meadows man charged with aggravated battery with a firearm on Nov. 5, 2014.
Representatives of the Fair Allocation in Runways (FAiR) coalition met Monday with new Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans to discuss increased noise from recently reconfigured and expanded runways at O’Hare Airport.
Conant High School may be on summer break, but that doesn’t mean the school is taking 100% of the time off.
Elk Grove Village made two top 10 lists earlier this month.
A proposal by the Mount Prospect Police Dept. to allow non-U.S. citizens to apply to become a police officer is now a thing of the past.
Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the state budget Thursday, a budget out of balance to the tune of between $3 billion and $4 billion. If state legislators and the governor do not come to an agreement by Wednesday, July 1, the state will stop paying many of its bills. That could mean devastating impacts for local social service agencies in the North and Northwest suburbs.
Work is scheduled next week at the Elmhurst Road Interchange on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) to move traffic traveling to and from the east onto new ramps and shift Elmhurst Road traffic onto the newly constructed southbound bridge over I-90.
Elk Grove Village trustees approved the purchase of a new type of vehicle for firefighters.
The following reports were taken from the files of the Elk Grove Police Dept. The Journal & Topics Newspapers publishes the Elk Grove Police Blotter each week:
Gov. Bruce Rauner ordered the deployment of Illinois Task Force 1, an 80-member search and rescue team to areas south of Chicago hit hard by tornadoes June 22. Firefighters and a rescue dog from Des Plaines were among those given the call to respond.