Wed Aug 27, 2014
Elite Street: Reputed mob boss selling River Forest mansion
Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi, who for more than two decades has been identified by the Chicago Crime Commission and law enforcement as a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, has listed his four-bedroom, 6,350-square-foot mansion in River Forest for $2.15 million.
Top 10 classes to take around Elmwood Park in September
Learn something new this month with our picks of the top 10 classes to take around Elmwood Park in September.
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Things to do around Elmwood Park on Labor Day weekend
Take advantage of the long weekend with our picks of the top eight things to do around Elmwood Park on Labor Day weekend.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Taste of St. Celestine returns to Elmwood Park Sept. 6
Last year's Taste of St. Celestine was without fried dough, a popular favorite, but it's coming back this year as part of the Elmwood Park parish's annual fundraising event.
Elmwood Park police blotter: Four charged with DUI
Ronald Daniel Mendez, 29, of 7901 W. Grand Ave. #BE, Elmwood Park, was arrested at 6:09 p.m. Aug. 18 on 7900 block of Grand Avenue and charged with aggravated driving while under the influence and no valid driver's license.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police: Elmwood Park man put gun to son's head, told him to go back to school
An Elmwood Park man is in custody after using a gun to motivate his son to go back to school, police say.
Dad Put Gun To Son's Head To Try Scaring Him Back To College: Police
Viktor Barkov, 55, of the 2700 block of North 75th Court in Elmwood Park was arrested at just after midnight Saturday and charged with aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon, Pioneer Press is reporting.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Cancer can't stop River Grove couple from celebrating
When the song "I Am Woman" by Helen Reddy was played inside Baciami Restaurant and Bar, there wasn't a dry eye in the place last week.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Weekend headlines: Top 10 Elmwood Park, Franklin Park area stories
Miss the news this week? Catch our weekly roundup of our top 10 news headlines from the Elmwood Park and Franklin Park area towns as reported in Elm Leaves and the Franklin Park Herald-Journal : The Elmwood Park Police Department only has one spot opening up in their department, but about 200 people showed up to apply for it this weekend.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend, Aug. 22-24
Get a work out in with a guided bike tour or relax at the pool with our picks of the top eight things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Steak 'N' Lobster fest raises $12,000 for River Grove Lions Club
Members of the River Grove Lions Club weren't the only lions on the prowl at the River Grove Lions Club's third annual Steak 'N' Lobster fest on Aug. 9. The fest, which is held at Riverfront Park on Grand Avenue every year, attracted attendees from Schiller Park to Elmwood Park to folks from Crystal Lake.
River Grove, Elmwood Park police blotter: Woman charged with DUI
Genevieve Popko, 61, of 2510 N. Erie St., River Grove was arrested at 10:28 p.m. Aug. 16 at Grand Avenue and Erie Street and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Packed house for police hopefuls in Elmwood Park
The Elmwood Park Police Department only has one spot opening up in their department, but about 200 people showed up to apply for it this weekend.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend, Aug. 15-17
What festival will you go to this weekend? We've got your festival options and more with our picks of the top eight things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Bureau County Republican
Dana Schultz, formerly of Princeton, and Nicky Silvestri of Elmwood Park are announcing their approaching wedding.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Rhodes School upgrading to new STEM classroom
A new, advanced classroom in Elmwood Park's Rhodes School will push students a little further while learning science, technology, engineering and math.
Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting several parked cars in Elmwood Park
Nikolay Otachliyski, 48, of 2602 N. 74th Court, Elmwood Park was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on the 7300 block of W. Fullerton Avenue at 11:34 p.m. Aug. 9. According to reports, he struck several parked cars.
Expanded Taste of Elmwood Park draws locals old and new
The Taste of Elmwood Park may have expanded this year for the village's 100th anniversary, but it was village newcomers who made the biggest impression on one village leader.
Elmwood Park police blotter: Man charged with possessing pills, marijuana
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments.