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<p>Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What happened in Elmwood Park this week

Jose` Dolores Perez Benitez marches outside Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center April 12 asking board President Mark Stephens not to close the campus. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Despite protest, Latino-focused Triton campus moving classes to River Grove

Although Nuevos Horizontes will be closing its doors in the summer, the courses offered there will now be taught at Triton College.

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

<p>Vinyl records can still be found at&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Val's&nbsp;Halla&nbsp;record shop in Oak Park, owned by&nbsp;ValCamilletti, where a wide selection of musical tastes and audio formats are available.&nbsp;| Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Record Store Day: Where to celebrate and shop local

Physical forms of music may seem like a blast to the past for some, but this weekend shops across the country — including the west suburbs, will keep the music alive by...

<p>In this photo from the 2013 season, Elmwood Park's third baseman&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Diego&nbsp;Morales&nbsp;(32) catches a ball at third against Ridgewood. | Sun-Times Media File</p>

Baseball: Elmwood Park's Diego Morales versatility clutch for team

Next year, Elmwood Park senior Diego Morales expects to be playing third base at Robert Morris University. This year? He’s catching.

<p>Heavy rains last summer caused flooding along Oak Leaf in Elmwood Park. &nbsp;| Provided&nbsp;</p>

From the Village: Flood mitigation, 2-year rehabilitation project kicks off

Village President Angelo "Skip" Saviano has announced the Elmwood Park Flood Mitigation Project and several other important infrastructure projects will be underway over the...

<p>Elmwood Park's Becky Gruber (7) hits her second home run of the game against St. Francis in an IHSA Class 3A girls' softball sectional semi final. | Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media&nbsp;</p>

Softball: Elmwood Park's Becky Gruber looks to lead team to sectional title

Becky Gruber has collected hits in 20 of her 26 at-bats this season and will be looking to lead her Elmwood Park team to a sectional title later this spring, something the...

<p>The youngsters of Casa de Hogar Maximo Cornejo Quiroz orphanage in Puerto Vallarta will be among the children to benefit from the selling of tickets to the Cubs vs. Diamondbacks game on April 22. Tickets are $15 each. | Submitted</p>

Leyden's Cubs tickets fundraiser sale to aid orphanage slow

While overall fundraising is good, an effort by the Service Club at Leyden High School District 212 to sell 2,000 tickets to a Chicago Cubs game is going slow.

<p>Nathan Handwerker, 18, of Elmwood Park, shows off the gold medal he recently won at the Midwest Chinese Speech Competition. He is fluent in Chinese and can read and write it as well. | David Pollard/Sun-Times Media</p>

Elmwood Park student makes mark in Mandarin Chinese

Sometimes, when Nathan Handwerker is walking down the street or getting ready for school, he begins to think in Chinese. That’s because for the past four years, the Elmwood Park...

<p>Johnnie's&nbsp;Beef&nbsp;at 7500 of W. North Ave. in Elmwood Park.&nbsp; | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Johnnie's Beef named Chicago's top Italian Beef

Thrillist.com recently named Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park on its Top 10 Italian beef sandwiches in Chicago list.

In a room covering 1974 through 1983, visitors got the chance to vote for their favorite movie character from that period. Elmwood Elementary School turned classrooms into time capsules to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the school on April 11. | Jason Glosniak/For Sun-Times Media

For Elmwood School’s 100th anniversary, a trip back in time

As part of Elmwood Park’s centennial celebration this year, Elmwood School, which is 100 years old as well, helped bring the school and village’s past to the present.

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