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Troops In Line For A July 4th Pizza Party

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.

Posted: July 03, 2015
Dist. 59 Approves Separation Agreement With Teacher

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.

Posted: July 02, 2015
DuPage Commissioner Mulls Run For Congress In 8th

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.

Posted: July 02, 2015
Await Toxicology On Man Found Dean In Elk Grove Motel Room

A 30 year old Elk Grove Village man was found dead in the motel room he was living in last week.

Posted: July 02, 2015
Area's July 4th Parade, Fireworks Lineup

The following is a listing of July 4th parade and fireworks activities in the Journal & Topics suburban coverage area:

Updated: July 02, 2015 - 9:35 am
Mount Prospect Police Looking For Suspect In Gun Case

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.

Updated: July 02, 2015 - 2:31 pm
FAiR Gets An Ear: Diagonal Runway Advocates Meet With Chicago

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.

Posted: July 01, 2015
Summer Track Meet Set For July 23 At Conant

Conant High School may be on summer break, but that doesn’t mean the school is taking 100% of the time off.

Posted: July 01, 2015
Elk Grove Praised For Playfulness, Catering To Biz

Elk Grove Village made two top 10 lists earlier this month.

Posted: July 01, 2015
Mount Prospect Police Withdraw Recruitment Proposal

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.

Updated: June 29, 2015 - 5:13 pm
Social Service Providers On Brink Over Budget

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.

Posted: June 29, 2015
Two New Elmhurst Ramps Open Next Week

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.

Updated: June 26, 2015 - 2:27 pm
'Mini' Fire Truck To Replace Elk Grove Engine

Elk Grove Village trustees approved the purchase of a new type of vehicle for firefighters.

Posted: June 26, 2015
Elk Grove Village Police Blotter

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:

Posted: June 26, 2015
Area Searchers, Rescuers From Des Plaines, Elk Grove, Wheeling Respond

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.

Updated: June 26, 2015 - 2:24 pm