Elmwood Park top 5 headlines: News of the week

Missed your local news this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got a roundup of the top 5 Elmwood Park Elm Leaves stories of the week:

1. Summer bocce ball league rolls into Elmwood Park

Nick Pecora tosses the bocce ball during a July 10 tournament at Elmwood Park's Centennial Park.  |  Kevin Tanaka/For Sun-Times Media

Nick Pecora tosses the bocce ball during a July 10 tournament at Elmwood Park’s Centennial Park. | Kevin Tanaka/For Sun-Times Media

2. Dumpster fire scorches John Mills School, but won’t delay classes

The contents of a Dumpster next to John Mills Elementary School caught on fire Saturday night, about 11:30 p.m., scorching the outside of the building and leaving water and smoke damage in the gym. | Photo courtesy of District 401

The contents of a Dumpster next to John Mills Elementary School caught on fire Saturday night, about 11:30 p.m., scorching the outside of the building and leaving water and smoke damage in the gym. | Photo courtesy of District 401

3. Elmwood Park garage sale attracts residents from around town

Linette McNeeley tags and displays items for sale. Residents of Elmwood Park held garage sales Aug. 2. | Geoff Scheerer/Sun-Times Media

Linette McNeeley tags and displays items for sale. Residents of Elmwood Park held garage sales Aug. 2. | Geoff Scheerer/Sun-Times Media

4. Rolling Stones cover band returning to Taste of Elmwood Park 

Rolling Stones cover band Hot Rocks performs in Aurora in 2002. | File

Rolling Stones cover band Hot Rocks performs in Aurora in 2002. | File

5. River Grove, Elmwood Park schools ready to restart

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