Etown Lowdown
COVID-19 6/30 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 6/30 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 30, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and C.E.O., Pamela Dunley, shares the latest COVID-related updates from the Hospital.  She also explains some significant recognition recently bestowed upon the Institution.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, tell the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps' stay in Elmhurst in an encore episode of One Ponce a Time.

COVID-19 6/24 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 6/24 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 24, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and C.E.O., Pamela Dunley, gives the latest update on the Hospital's operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  She shares some good thoughts about the outdoors and its positive effects on health.  Slappy Sal reviews Riley's Gathering Place in an encore edition.

COVID-19 6/16 UPDATE Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 6/16 UPDATE Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 16, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and C.E.O., Pamela Dunley, shares the latest COVID-related updates from our community's primary medical facility.  She gives a few tips on keeping your glasses from fogging while wearing a mask and explains how Hospital staff keeps waiting areas safe.  Clever Ken gives 'Mort Mollitor' some tips to rid his yard of grubs.

COVID-19 6/15 UPDATE Elmhurst College Director of Urban Studies Program, Connie Mixon, Ph.D.

COVID-19 6/15 UPDATE Elmhurst College Director of Urban Studies Program, Connie Mixon, Ph.D.

June 15, 2020

Dr. Connie Mixon, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Urban Studies Program at Elmhurst College, discusses the disparate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on urban areas.  Dr. Mixon explains how Urban Studies is really an interdisciplinary field studying many aspects of the differences in urban, suburban and rural areas.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, share the significance of the railroad on Elmhurst's past, present and future, in an encore edition of "Once Ponce a Time."

COVID-19 6/8 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 6/8 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 8, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and C.E.O. Pamela Dunley gives an update from the Hospital.  She discusses some of the latest information on the COVID pandemic and shares a recent social initiative at the Institution.  LowDown food critic Slappy Sal pans the food at a local gas station in an encore presentation.

COVID-19 5/29 UPDATE City of Elmhurst Business Development Coordinator, Erin Jason

COVID-19 5/29 UPDATE City of Elmhurst Business Development Coordinator, Erin Jason

May 29, 2020

Erin Jason, Business Development Coordinator for the City of Elmhurst, shares the latest COVID-related updates from the Elmhurst business community.  She explains how some outdoor space is being designated for restaurant seating and fitness classes.  There are many positive developments, despite the economic slowdown.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, share the story of "Roosevelt's Tree Army" (CCC) setting up camp right here in Elmhurst on a brand new edition of "One Ponce a Time." 

COVID-19 5/28 UPDATE Economist and Elmhurst College Assistant Professor Dr. Avraham Baranes

COVID-19 5/28 UPDATE Economist and Elmhurst College Assistant Professor Dr. Avraham Baranes

May 29, 2020

Dr. Avraham Baranes, an economist and assistant professor at Elmhurst College, makes his second appearance on the LowDown and shares his latest take on key economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, tell the story of Elmhurst's fastest resident, Fred Lorenzen, in an encore edition of One Ponce a Time.

COVID-19 5/26 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Jean Lydon and Medical Staff President Michelle Meziere, M.D.

COVID-19 5/26 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Jean Lydon and Medical Staff President Michelle Meziere, M.D.

May 26, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Chief Nursing Officer, Jean Lydon, and Medical Staff President and ER Physician, Dr. Michelle Meziere, give an insider's look at the Hospital's operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Both ladies share how safe they feel while at the Hospital and encourage folks to continue seeking routine medical care during the pandemic.  LowDown food critic, Slappy Sal, reprises his review of Riley's Gathering Place.

COVID-19 5/22 UPDATE Memorial Day Convoy (Parade) Plans with Mayor Morley and Alderman Mulliner

COVID-19 5/22 UPDATE Memorial Day Convoy (Parade) Plans with Mayor Morley and Alderman Mulliner

May 22, 2020

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley and 7th Ward Alderman Mark Mulliner discuss plans for a different sort of 'parade' this Memorial Day.  Elmhurst will honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country with a Memorial Day Convoy on Monday, May 25th, 2020.  Clever Ken helps Julie 'Billman' with her gas problem...in her lawnmower.

COVID-19 05/19 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 05/19 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

May 19, 2020

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and C.E.O., Pamela Dunley, shares the latest COVID-related update from the Hospital.  She also shares some exciting news about a recently approved drug now available to certain COVID patients at EMH.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, wax poetic about an old Elmhurst institution, the Elm Roller Rink.