Saturday, June 30, 2012
Patch recaps top stories from the Week of June 24-30—plus, 4th of July festivities guides and a few job openings in Wheaton.
The following are the top headlines from the week of June 24-30: Wheaton North Basketball Coach Resigns Accused Former Wheaton Professor Plans Move City Council Again Delays Decision on Apartment Proposal Wheaton WW2 Veteran Chosen for "Honor Flight" to Nation's Capital Wheaton Rotary Installs Officers, Honors Community Members Don't want to miss this stuff during the week? Follow us on Facebook, and sign up for our free daily newsletter! More Than 80 Wheaton Students Named to Benet Academy Honor Roll Wheaton Warrenville South Hosts Red Grange Classic 7-on-7 Tournament Death Notices, June 26 Authorities Identify Rollover Crash Victim Prosecutors Deny Violating Murder For Hire Suspect's Rights
Friday, June 29, 2012
Wheaton roads will be backed up and closed during the Fourth of July celebrations next week.
The 2012 Fireworks Display in Wheaton will Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds beginning at 7:30 p.m. and concluding at 10:30 p.m. Motorists are asked to adhere to parking regulations and posted signs as well as exercise care for pedestrians going to and from this event. The 2012 Fourth of July Parade will be Wednesday, July 4, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at noon. The following major streets will be closed for this event: During these time periods, these streets will be adequately staffed with uniformed Police Officers to assist and direct traffic for both events.
Monday, June 25, 2012
This year's theme of the annual Fourth of July Parade in Wheaton is "Snapshots of America." Gear up for the great summer holiday and birthday of America by sharing your snapshots of America.
The theme of this year's annual Fourth of July Parade in Wheaton is "Snapshots of America." We love photos from readers on Wheaton Patch, and we are so excited for this year's Fourth of July festivities. So, to ramp up for the holiday, we're asking readers to share their favorite snapshots of America! We've primed the pump with a few photos readers have submitted to our Pics & Clips gallery. To add your photos, click on, "Upload Photos and Videos" in green!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
This year's Independence Day festivities begin with fireworks Sunday, Jul 3. and the parade the next morning, the Jul. 4.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Wheaton’s Fourth of July celebrations will begin a day early this year “to make time for all the exciting activities planned by the Wheaton Park District,” according to a press release from the park district. The Fourth of July fireworks will be Sunday, Jul. 3 and the parade at 10 a.m. the next day. Margie Wilhelmi, the marketing director for the Wheaton Park District said holding fireworks on Jul. 3 "worked really well" last year, especially for people that work Jul. 5. "This way, with the fireworks being offered on the evening of the 3rd, people are usually off for the Fourth,” she said. Graf Park will be the host site of Fourth of July festivities and picnicking starting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jul. 3. Festivities include carnival rides, …