GEL SHARE: Dupage Republican Party Head Randy Remey Guilty of DUI

The head of the DuPage County Republican Party pleaded guilty Monday to a DUI charge stemming from an August drunken driving arrest.

State Rep. Randy Ramey (R-Carol Stream) was sentenced to one year of court supervision and fined $1,750, Carol Stream Police Chief Kevin Orr said. Ramey also was ordered to undergo counseling, perform 100 hours of community service and attend a victim impact panel.

GEL SHARE: Woman May be Foreclosed on House She Bought For a Dollar

NBC Chicago brings the sad, sad story of Linda Hatchell, a woman in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Ill., who may face foreclosure on an 1895 Victorian house that she bought for $1. Hatchell came across the dilapidated old... Online fundraising started to help Linda Hatchell 750 Elm St. Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137. View story here.

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Continues to Sizzle

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Glen Ellyn’s Backyard BBQ Cook-Off returns for a third year of food, fun and festivity in a relaxed, downhome atmosphere. Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Competition takes place Saturday, September 10th in the Glenwood Avenue lot in downtown Glen Ellyn. The event is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Judging is from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs, relax, and hang out for the afternoon.

Event Start Date: 
Sep 10 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Glenwood Ave Lot, Glen Ellyn

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts 2011

Come and enjoy this FREE, 2-day fine arts festival, showcasing the work of more than 70 juried fine artists offering their art in various mediums: WATERCOLOR, ACRYLIC and OIL PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JEWELRY, POTTERY METAL, WOOD and more...

KIDS PAINT FOR FUN! Paint for Fun is a FREE, supervised area set aside, where kids of all ages can display their own artistic talents; available all day Saturday and Sunday in Lake Ellyn Park.

Throw down a blanket and spend a day - or two - listening to great music
under the stately oaks of Lake Ellyn Park.

Event Start Date: 
Aug 27 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park, Glen Ellyn

GEL OUTSIDER'S VIEW: COD, Glen Ellyn should kiss and make up

Now that the drama of the U.S. Congress doing its best to deep six the American economy is over, at least for the time being, we can safely turn our attention to a local issue in which, like the congressional battle, no one is covering himself with glory. I refer, of course, to the pressing question “Will the College of DuPage keep on working to de-annex itself from the village of Glen Ellyn...

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