9 hrs ago
Leyden prepares for homecoming week
The festivities begin with the induction of three Leyden alumni into the Alumni Wall of Fame at a ceremony and reception to be held from 3-5 p.m. on Sept. 18, in the Nardini Library at East Leyden High School, 3400 Rose St., Franklin Park.
13 hrs ago
High speed police chase leads to drug arrest, charges for chasing cops
A high-speed chase through Elmwood Park and Chicago resulted in one man being charged with drug possession and another arrested for his unwanted attempt to help police. Louis R. Tirado, 35, of 5419 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 11:07 p.m. Sept.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Elmwood Park police blotter: Franklin Park man charged with theft
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend, Sept. 5-7
Summer isn't over yet. Take advantage of the last days of the season with a garden tour and more with our picks of the top eight things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend.
Pair Charged With Stealing Collector's Guns, Selling Them Across Cook County
Two Elmwood Park men have been arrested on gun trafficking charges after allegedly stealing at least 30 firearms from a collector and selling the guns all over Cook County.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Leyden high schools prepare for homecoming 2014
Homecoming is always a favorite, and this year's celebration includes the traditions Leyden community members look forward to enjoying.
Chamber by O'Hare plans meet the representatives breakfast
The Chamber by O'Hare, including Franklin Park, Schiller Park, River Grove is hosting a Meet Your Representatives during a breakfast at 8 a.m. on Sept.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sheriff's deputy acquitted of DUI in deadly Franklin Park crash
A Cook County Sheriff's deputy was acquitted of charges he drove intoxicated in a 2012 crash that killed a pedestrian in west suburban Franklin Park.
Leyden Township run to raise money for less fortunate
The event will be held at 8 a.m. on Sept. 6. The cost is $20 per runner and proceeds will go to benefit the Leyden Needy Fund.
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.
Rush hour mostly clear after storms
Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting temporary road closures and Pace bus delays.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Things to do around Oak 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 Oak Park this weekend.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Traveling tent clinic aims to tackle rabies in Franklin Park
The line of people and pets formed a gigantic U-shape in a portion of the parking lot at Jewel grocery, 10203 Grand Ave., Franklin Park, Aug. 19. It was mostly dogs on leashes though there were a few cats in carrying bags and at least one ferret.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
BBQ has a Greek accent at Franklin Park's Smoked on Rose
Smoked on Rose 3531 Rose, Franklin Park 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays; noon-10 p.m. Saturdays; noon-8:30 p.m. Sundays 260-5236 or smokedonrosechicago.com Kostas Antypas grew up in a small Greek village on the island Kefalonia where every day dishes were made from scratch.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Man found dead on CTA tracks in Rosemont
A 23-year-old man found on the CTA tracks in Rosemont early Sunday morning died accidentally of electrocution, the cook county medical examiner's office said.