Thursday, April 25, 2013
Check out some video documentation of the floods that swamped much of Hinsdale, Burr Ridge and surrounding towns last week.
Plenty of last week's dramatic flooding in and around towns like Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills and Willowbrook was captured by residents and passers-by and uploaded to YouTube, where we found a couple dozen videos documenting residents' own experiences with the storm and its fallout. From Burr Ridge up to Oak Brook and everything inbetween, check out some of what people caught on video up above!
Monday, February 11, 2013
The winning ticket for Friday's Lucky Day Lotto was sold at the Speedway gas station at 9059 S. Kingery Hwy.
A winning lottery ticket worth $162,500 was sold Friday at a gas station in near Burr Ridge. In a release sent out Monday morning, Illinois Lottery announced that a Lucky Day Lotto ticket purchased at Speedway, 9059 S. Kingery Hwy., had all five winning numbers from Friday night's drawing. Those winning numbers were 03-06-19-33-35, the release said. The numbers were selected automatically via the Quick Pick option. The winning ticket-buyer has yet to come forward. The Speedway store will receive $1,625, 1 percent of the jackpot amount, for selling a winning ticket. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on local news:
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Myra Gordon, a certified nursing assistant, stole the credit card of a patient and made $580 worth of unauthorized purchases, the DuPage State's Attorney said.
A Willowbrook nursing assistant has been charged with stealing the credit card of a dementia patient at a Hinsdale long-term care facility and making more than $580 in unauthorized purchases, according to DuPage County State’s Attorney Bob Berlin’s office. Myra Gordon, 33, of the 15W600 block of Mockingbird Lane, Willowbrook, was charged with one count of aggravated identity theft, a Class 3 felony, after officials said she stole the elderly patient’s credit card while the patient was under Gordon’s care at HCR ManorCare, 600 W. Ogden Ave. in Hinsdale, and used it to make $582.20 worth of purchases. The theft and unauthorized purchases occurred between Oct. 10 and Oc.t 17, according to the Hinsdale Police Department. “What Ms. Gordon is …
Monday, October 29, 2012
No other vehicles were involved and the driver of the truck was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.
Updated at 1:15 p.m. A garbage truck rolled over near the intersection of Route 83 and Plainfield Road at approximately 8:30 a.m., according to Deputy Chief Jack Mancione of the Tri-State Fire Protection District. The driver of the truck was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries, Mancione said. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. "Basically, it was a garbage truck that had overturned for no apparent reason," Mancione said. There was no hazard caused by the accident other than the blocked roadway. Traffic was not severely affected, Mancione said, and the accident has been cleared. Did you see the accident or drive by the scene? Tell us what you saw in the comments and send any pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org…
Friday, July 13, 2012
There are two power outages near that intersection, which is affecting 14 customers.
UPDATED 4:58 p.m. ComEd is working to repair two outages near the intersection of Plainfield Road and 75th Street. The outages are currently affecting 14 people, but stores near that intersection report that they still have power. It is estimated that nine of the customers without power will have it restored by 5:15 p.m., and crews are still assessing to determine when power will be restored to the rest. A Burr Ridge Patch Facebook fan told us earlier this afternoon that power was out at several stores in the Willowbrook Shopping Center, located at the intersection of Route 83 (Kingery Highway) and Plainfield Roads. It appears power has been restored to most of that plaza. On the safe side, you might want to call ahead to see if the store …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Burr Ridge Police Officer Angie Zucchero is one of dozens of police officers across the Chicago area who are spending a few hours on a Dunkin' Donuts rooftop to raise money for Special Olympics.
As you go to work this morning, you may notice something different on the rooftops of Dunkin' Donuts in the area. That's because dozens of police officers across Chicagoland are donating hours of their time to raise money for Special Olympics. Burr Ridge Police Officer Angie Zucchero will be on top of the Dunkin Donuts rooftop at 7247 Kingery Highway in Willowbrook from 6 a.m. to noon today. Inside the store, will be a sale on T-Shirts and hats for the organization. Last year, Patch spent the day scaling rooftops to talk to police officers about the effort. Officer Zucchero and Willowbrook Police Chief Mark Shelton told us why they take part in the event year after year, and Chief Shelton shared about his personal connection to the cause. …
Monday, May 28, 2012
The deal on groupon is for the MassageLuxe in Willowbrook.
MassageLuXe in Willowbrook has another Groupon running for 61 percent off an hour-long swedish, deep tissue or prenatal massage plus a 15 minute HydroluXe water massage. They ran the same deal earlier this month, and sold 1,000 groupons for the package. Nearly 200 of the groupons have been purchased so far. Click here to view the deal. Love a bargain? Sign up for our newsletter and like us on Facebook to get the scoop on deals as soon as we find out about them. Know of any other deadlines or deals we should be sharing? Let us know in the comments or email email@example.com.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Came across this deal on Groupon that expires on Sunday.
MassageLuXe in Willowbrook has a Groupon running for 61 percent off an hour-long swedish, deep tissue or prenatal massage plus a 15 minute HydroluXe water massage. More than 200 of the groupons have been purchased so far and counting. Click here to view the deal. Love a bargain? Sign up for our newsletter and like us on Facebook to get the scoop on deals as soon as we find out about them. Know of any other deadlines or deals we should be sharing? Let us know in the comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Walgreens in Willowbrook and Hinsdale both claimed their directory listings this week.
We're happy to announce that Walgreens in Willowbrook and Hinsdale have claimed their directory listings on Burr Ridge Patch. When Burr Ridge Patch was created, each business in Burr Ridge at the time was automatically added to our directory by community listings coordinators. They spent hours visiting businesses, verifying addresses, snapping photos and taking notes about business hours and other info. By claiming its listing, the folks at Walgreens can now respond to people who have reviewed its listing in our directory, upload its own photos and videos, provide additional information about specials and events, link to its own website and Facebook page via Patch and take advantage of AOL's really powerful Search Engine Optimization. …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
With 11 out of 11 precincts reporting, the Gower referendum looks to have passed, with more than 64 percent of voters voting yes.
UPDATED: 2:15 a.m. "Shall the Board of Education of Gower School District Number 62, DuPage County, Illinois, build and equip an addition to the Gower Middle School building and improve the sites of, alter, repair and equip the Gower Middle School and the Gower West Elementary School buildings and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $9,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?" Number of Precincts Reporting 11 of 11 Unofficial Results