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Grand Marshal Nominations
The Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee is seeking Grand Marshal nominations for its annual 4th of July Parade. The selection committee will consider things such as each candidate’s community service involvement, volunteerism and leadership.  The nominations should include background information on each candidate. Please include the name, address and telephone number of the nominator. Nominees must consent prior to being nominated.  Please submit at www.GlenEllyn4thofJuly.org.
 

GEL SHARE: New, old faces join Glen Ellyn school boards

Incumbents Lori Gaspar, Terry M. Lachcik, John Kenwood and Erica Nelson — as well as  newcomer Sam Black — won seats on Glen Ellyn’s two boards of education Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from the DuPage County Clerk’s Office.

In Glenbard High School District 87, there were four candidates for three spots on the board. Winners were Rose Malcolm, with 7,392 votes, Mary FitzGerald Ozog, with 7,316 votes, and Tom Trefilik, with 6,762 votes. Also running was Steven Dale Sebby, who got 6,041 votes.

GEL SHARE: Cornell, Mayo, Dunn the victors in Glen Ellyn Park District race

Cornell, Mayo, Dunn the victors in Glen Ellyn Park District race - Glen Ellyn residents Kathy Cornell, Gary Mayo and Richard Dunn won seats on the Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.

GEL NEWS: Glen Ellyn Park District Candidates Profiled

The Park District Mission Statement is: to foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities, through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.

Candidate Profiles
Kathy Cornell
Candidate Website: www.cornellmayodunn.com/
Profile: www.cornellmayodunn.com/kathy_cornell.html

Richard Dunn
Candidate Website: www.cornellmayodunn.com
Profile: www.cornellmayodunn.com/richard_dunn.html

Ed Hess (incumbent)

Meghan Malaney Plays Wheel of Fortune

Meghan Malaney of Glen Ellyn, IL, will be a contestant on “Wheel of Fortune” on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Meghan is a big fan of “Wheel” and has been watching the show since she was a child. She works as an account manager and volunteers for the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust in her free time.

Originally from River Falls, WI, Meghan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and loves all Wisconsin sports. She plans to use her winnings to take a trip to visit her best friend in Ireland. Meghan tried out to be a contestant in Chicago, IL.

GEL SHARE: Dist. 87 candidates divided on stadium lights proposal

Candidates running for Glenbard High School District 87 School Board are divided on the issue of whether to install lights around Memorial Field in Glen Ellyn.

Incumbent candidates Tom Trefilek and Rose Malcolm, who also currently serves as board president, are both supporters of installing lights at the Glenbard West High School field. Both believe it would cut down on the number of athletes having to be bused off campus for games and allow for the full utilization of the field.

GEL PEOPLE: Glen Ellyn Boys Awarded Highest Rank in Boy Scouting

Glen Ellyn Eagle Scouts Frank Modruson, Philip Woods, Braeden Stanley and Andrew Radon

Three Fires Council Troop 41 is proud to announce that Frank Modruson, Andrew Radon, Braeden Stanley and Philip Woods earned their Eagle Scout rank in November 2010. Only 2% of all Boy Scouts achieve the Eagle rank, the highest rank in Scouting. There will be a ceremony on March 19 at the First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn to commemorate their outstanding achievement.

GEL SHARE: Hundreds of Dead Fish Surface in Glen Ellyn Pond

Hundreds of Dead Fish Surface in Glen Ellyn Pond - No one knows why hundreds of dead fish are turning up in a small pond in a Glen Ellyn subdivision.

GEL NEWS: Rail Traffic on Union Pacific West Line to Increase

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Beginning March 1, 2011, Union Pacific Railroad unveils a new train safety warning system at Park Boulevard and Main Street track crossings. This is part of an entire system of improvements along the west line that impacts many communities.

GEL SHARE: Series of burglaries reported in Glen Ellyn

Series of burglaries reported in Glen Ellyn - Glen Ellyn Police issued a press release Friday regarding an ongoing investigation of five residential burglaries during the past week. According to Deputy Chief William Holmer, the areas targeted include the 700 blocks of Riford Road and Meredith Place, the 200 block of Bryant Avenue, and the 800 and 1000 blocks of Crescent Boulevard.Police are reporting that entry to all of the single family ...

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