ELBURNâ€”The Elburn Village Board is considering two different budget proposals prepared by village staff, both with expenses that are greater than revenues.July 17th, 2009 | Martha Quetsch | Comments Off | Continued
Archive for July, 2009
The library welcomes browsers, and new library director Kimberly Martin will answer any questions you may have. Maple Park is part of the Prairie Area Library System, and patrons can check out books from Maple Park as well as other Illinois Libraries.July 17th, 2009 | Elburn Herald | Comments Off | Continued
Elburnâ€”Two collisions occurred within two days on Route 38, one resulting in the death of a Batavia man.
At 5:16 p.m. July 12, Elburn and Countryside firefighters happened upon a crash at the intersection of Route 38 and Anderson Road. They rendered aid to four injured people including Robert G. Schipp, 74, of Batavia, who died from his injuries after being taken to Delnor Hospital in Geneva.
SUGAR GROVEâ€”The Village Board on July 7 approved the extension of a water main between Prairie Glen and Dugan Woods, a move that officials said will improve the water quality and service to both subdivisions, as well as ensure adequate fire flow in the case of an emergency.July 16th, 2009 | Susan ONeill | Comments Off | Continued
Car enthusiasts, those interested in helping create a hunger-free northern Illinois, or those just interested in a nice day in the country are invited to the fourth annual Country Car Show at 2 S. Green Road, Elburn, on Saturday, July 18 (rain date is Sunday, July 19).July 16th, 2009 | Ryan Wells | Comments Off | Continued
A heart attack ended the life of Joseph L. (Joe) Matalone on June 29, 2009. Joe is survived by his wife (Joyce), a son (Joe Jr.) and his family, and a daughter (Michele) and her family. Included in the Joe Jr. family is a grandson (Joe III).July 16th, 2009 | Elburn Herald | Comments Off | Continued
Elburn chiropractor David Foss believes the village needs another outdoor community event, especially because the 2009 Day in the Park was cancelled. So he decided to hold SummerFest at Elburn & Countryside Community Center on Saturday, July 18.July 16th, 2009 | Martha Quetsch | Comments Off | Continued
Fantasy Amusements owner Bill Johnson started working in the carnival business when he was 11 years old. The carnival came to his hometown, Niles, Ill., and the owner asked the young boy if he would help him pick up balls in the Milk Bottle Game.July 16th, 2009 | Susan ONeill | Comments Off | Continued
Live entertainment is always a crowd-builder at the Corn Boil, and with the addition of a Sunday performance, this year will be no different.
Event organizers built a strong lineup of local and diverse bands to keep festivalgoers entertained each day.July 16th, 2009 | Mike Slodki | Comments Off | Continued
Created in 1998, the Citizen of the Year award is presented each year at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil to the nominee who best demonstrates the qualities of â€œtrue dedication, innovation and pioneering spiritâ€ that continue to help Sugar Grove grow and develop.July 16th, 2009 | Elburn Herald | Comments Off | Continued
The 2009 Corn Boil will host a band on Sunday, unlike in previous years. That is one of a few new features at the festival this summer, which include an appearance by Miss Northern Illinois and a better-than-ever kidsâ€™ activities station.July 16th, 2009 | Martha Quetsch | Comments Off | Continued
Former Geneva High School principal Dr. Greg Fantozzi will take over as interim principal at Kaneland High School this fall.
During the two years since Fantozzi retired from school administration, he has been a principal mentor, a role in which retired principals provide guidance to principals in their first year on the job.
Fantozzi mentored former high school principal Tony Valente for both years, learning a great deal about Kaneland in the process.July 16th, 2009 | Susan ONeill | Comments Off | Continued