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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)

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 ...

GEL SHARE: 2 Candidates Drop Out of Glen Ellyn Park District Race

Two candidates have withdrawn from the Glen Ellyn Park District board race.

Hugh Johnson said he decided to withdraw after officials informed him of the park district’s nepotism policy, which forbids board members from having family members who work for the district. Soon after Johnson filed his papers for candidacy, his wife was hired as a fitness coordinator.

Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110228/news/702289882/#ixzz1FKAKDe2J

Glenbard West Students present anti-bullying programs to Dist 87 Board.

Members from several anti-bullying student organizations include: J.K.B., Students for Students, and PRISM.

View public comments, school district presentation to the board, and board deliberations from the Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Glenbard School District 87 Board Meeting regarding Proposed Enhancements to Memorial Field Lights.

Lighting Lamp Design for Memorial Field

Several hundred Glen Ellyn residents and Glenbard West students packed the Glenbard West library Tuesday night to listen to proponents and opponents of the proposed installation of lights at Memorial Field during the Glenbard School District 87 Board meeting.

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