Archive for: March, 2017

Semi-trailer gets stuck on railroad tracks

Semi-trailer gets stuck on railroad tracks

     A semi-trailer hit bottom at the Haven/Arlington railroad crossing on the morning of Friday, March 31.  The trailer, loaded with 17,000 pounds of household goods, completely blocked all three tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad’s “Chicago West Line.”  Metra service was disrupted and an inbound train was held at the […]

 
 

Local tax attorney warns of loss of tax refunds

Local tax attorney Patrick T. Sheehan warns that if you have not yet filed your federal Form 1040 tax return for 2013 with the IRS, any refund listed on that tax return will soon be barred by the refund statute of limitations. “Generally speaking, a taxpayer has three years from […]

 
 

DuPage County Stormwater Management operating flood control facilities

DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) and the Armstrong Park Reservoirs (Carol Stream), as well as several smaller, gravity-operated flood control facilities, following rainfall Thursday. Beginning early Thursday, DuPage County received up to two inches of rainfall countywide with the National Weather Service forecasting an […]

 
 

Elmhurst College names new vice president

Elmhurst College names new vice president

Elmhurst College announced last week that Phillip S. Riordan would soon join the college as vice president for student affairs. Riordan currently is the vice president for student affairs at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. For more than three decades, Riordan has worked in the field of higher education […]

 
 

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Lawmakers hashing out details on state-granted tax breaks

Lawmakers hashing out details on state-granted tax breaks

Illinois News Network Lawmakers are torn on whether to entice businesses to grow in Illinois with state-approved job creation credits. The Illinois Economic Development for a Growing Economy tax credit, or EDGE credit, is a tool that the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity uses to incentivize businesses to […]

 
 

Fenton girls soccer team bolstered by talented performers

Fenton girls soccer team bolstered by talented performers

Bison return three all-conference players from a year ago. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Both experience and talent are on the side of the Fenton girls soccer team this spring. Veteran coach Victor Ruiz has a number of key performers back from a Bison team that won six games and tied […]

 
 

Elmhurst Choral Union, Orchestra to perform Mozart

Elmhurst Choral Union, Orchestra to perform Mozart

Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra present Totally Mozart on Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. in Hammerschmidt Chapel on the campus of Elmhurst College. Guest soloists Sarah van der Ploeg, Sarah Ponder, Stephen Noon, and Wilbur Pauley join Elmhurst Choral Union and a professional orchestra for Mozart’s Requiem and Solemn […]

 
 

DuPage County ranked among healthiest in Illinois

DuPage County ranked among healthiest in Illinois

The DuPage County Health Department is pleased to announce that DuPage County has once again been recognized as one of the healthiest counties in Illinois. The county rankings, developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, are based on quality of life factors such as longevity and overall health status, including […]

 
 

Almost 90 percent of Illinois counties losing population

Almost 90 percent of Illinois counties losing population

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Nearly all of Illinois’ counties shrank in population last year. Census data released recently show Illinois is shrinking in 89 of 102 counties.  While Cook County led the way, seeing its population shrink by more than 21,000, St. Clair, Peoria, Winnebago, and Rock Island counties all lost […]