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GEL INFORM: Coyotes in Glen Ellyn and Western Suburbs. What you can do.

Coyote in Glen Ellyn

Coyote sightings in and around Glen Ellyn have created quite a stir. What should you do?

Lets take a look at some the factors why there may be more wildlife sightings in your neighborhood.

According to DuPage County Forest Preserve study, the coyote and fox habitat has been shrinking due to continued development over the past 2 decades. This loss of habitat causes wildlife to wander into populated areas.

GEL SHARE: Grace Lutheran Church to Collect 100 Bags to Celebrate 100 Years

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Grace Lutheran Church’s, church members embark on a project to benefit the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry.

Grace, located at 493 Forest and Pennsylvania Avenues in downtown Glen Ellyn, has been the home of the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry for 30 years. During this time the members of the church have served as volunteers, food collectors, clerical helpers and numerous other positions that help the operation of the Food Pantry. Many local residents, community organizations and schools have actively contributed to the success of the Food Pantry.

GEL SHARE: Local Resident Shares Love of Speed Skating

Speed skates lead Cepuran on incredible journey (Wheaton News Leader) - When Glen Ellyn Speed Skating Club head coach Carl Cepuran was in second grade, he planned on skating for what he thought was his grade school’s hockey club.

GEL PERISCOPE: Local Wildlife in Crosshairs

Wheaton residents at odds over coyote trapping (Glen Ellyn News Leader) -   Wheaton's decision last week to proceed with the trapping of coyotes has some residents howling.       

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn church seeking help for Haitian orphans

Glen Ellyn church seeking help for Haitian orphans - For about five years, parishioners at Glen Ellyn Bible Church have been trying to make life a little better for the 50 children living in a Haitian orphanage. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn's Ackerman center opens Saturday

Glen Ellyn's Ackerman center opens Saturday - After two attempts at securing financing, 14 months of construction and roughly $11.2 million, the Glen Ellyn Park District finally has its crown jewel: an 88,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art sports and fitness center that officials say is a dream realized. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn sports complex stunning ... and stunningly over budget

Glen Ellyn sports complex stunning ... and stunningly over budget - When the Glen Ellyn Park District officially unveils its new sports and fitness center Saturday, it will feature plenty of state-of-the-art facilities. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn native calls safe from Haiti

A Glen Ellyn native who had not been heard from in the aftermath of the devastating Haitian earthquake is safe.

Mallory Holding reached her mother, the Rev. Suzi Holding, Wednesday night to let her know she is alive. The connection was lost quickly but friends and family were relieved to hear she has been sleeping in a tent and is safe.

GEL NEWS: Katie Visco Nears Completion of Cross Country Run

Visco Trek Graphic

Within the next day or two, Katie Visco will complete a cross country 3,200 mile journey - the youngest female to run across America.

She began running in 7th grade at Hadley Junior High and ran cross country and track all 4 years at West, and was captain Senior year. Visco says running changed her life.

A pregnant teen turns life around - Dora Garcia's mother was a Mexican factory worker who only completed the fourth grade. She immigrated north to Chicago while seven months pregnant so her daughter could be born an American.

When Garcia's father joined them, the family lived with... [News From Chicago Tribune]

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