Friday, February 15, 2013
Arrests for cannabis, shooting out windows, theft and more were recorded on Valentine's Day, Thursday.
Fortunately, there were no massacres on Valentine's Day this year, but Elmhurst police were kept busy nonetheless. Here is a listing of arrests made on Thursday, Feb. 14. Veronica Guma, 22, 2413 George St., Franklin Park, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after police pulled over her tan Hyundai Sonata for improper lane use at Schiller and Willow at 2:38 a.m. Feb. 14. She was released on bond. Maxtin Cambra-Munoz, 19, 277 Fair, Elmhurst, and Jackson Lucero, 20, 416 S. Prairie Ave., Elmhurst, were charged under city ordinance with use of an air rifle to endanger property after police received a call from a resident on the 200 block of Boyd Street at 4:34 p.m. Feb. 14. The resident said…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Try these tips for Valentines that are creative and kind to the environment.
- GOING GREEN
Wednesday, February 13
Valentine’s Day can be lovely for sweethearts, but with tons of candy to consume and generic, store-bought cards that will be tossed rather than treasured, it can be a holiday to dread for parents. Here are 10 tips to make your child’s 2013 Valentine’s Day celebrations more memorable—and kinder to the environment. 1) Consider ditching the candy and handing out something small, special and fun. This year, my son will be giving his classmates Ninja pencils and Fuzzy Wuzzy pencils, available from Amazon.com, instead of cheap candy. Other options include stickers, pens, toys or fun erasers from West Suburban Office Supply or My Favorite Toy Store in Elmhurst. 2) Make chunky, recycled crayon hearts to give to classmates. Follow …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
If I didn't see it done myself, I would have sworn Stevie Wonder hung my closet rods.
After almost six years in my house, I decided it was time to clean my closet. The only problem is my version of cleaning usually includes some sort of remodeling. In my head, the job was simple enough: I would reduce three walls of inaccessible hanging space to one well-organized wall by removing the rod from one, and installing it on the other. I even measured. As it turned out, the project was more archeology than architecture—the builder made a mess of the original job. Years ago, as the carpenter installed the rods, I walked into the room to tell him how I wanted the space configured. He told me he didn’t care and he was going to do what he wanted. Once I dug into the project, it was clear why. Behind the rods and brackets, it was …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Patch has you covered.
Looking for Valentines deals that will warm your heart without setting your wallet on fire? We've found deals in beauty, gifts and dining that will tug at your heartstrings. 1. Bella Luna Salon 151 North York, Elmhurst, 630-832-3524 Deal: $45 (a $90 value) includes haircut, Alfaparf deep conditioning treatment, blowdry and $10 towards your next visit. Good towards single service or products. Coppola Brazilian Keratin treatment includes haircut and Keratin Care shampoo and conditioner. Good through: Feb. 28 2. Deborah Davis Day Spa 131 N Addison Avenue, Elmhurst, 630-834-4111 Deal: 2 One-hour Full Body Massages (Swedish, Sport or Prenatal) given at same time - $98 for both. Good through: Feb. 14 3. Camden Boutique 106 West 2nd Street…