Saturday, April 27, 2013
Check out some video documentation of the floods that swamped much of Downers Grove last week.
Several Downers Grove residents ventured out into last week's storm and flooding with video cameras, narrating their bemusement and disbelief at the water levels swamping their streets and backyards, and took their findings to YouTube. We collected a few of these amateur documentarians' excellent work; check it out above!
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Jason and Heather Gonzalez welcomed baby Sofia at 9:19 a.m. Tuesday at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
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Wednesday, January 2
Jason and Heather Gonzalez were at a New Year’s Eve party in Lombard on Monday night when Heather’s water broke. Ten hours later, Sofia Lynn Gonzalez became the first baby born at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in 2013. Sofia—born at 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and measuring 19 ¾ inches long—was delivered at 9:19 a.m. by Dr. Vipal Arora, an OB/GYN at the Downers Grove hospital. Because Heather wasn’t due until Jan. 11, the couple was surprised—as were the other party guests—when her water broke around 11:30 p.m. “Everyone kind of freaked out,” Heather said. Jason and Heather headed to Good Samaritan Hospital and welcomed their little girl nearly 10 hours later. She is the Villa Park couple’s first child. “She likes to make a grand entrance, I …
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Rosanne Zawisza, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Dog Gift Return cartoon: Hi There!! my eye Dr. told me I need an eye seeing dog, soooo now I …