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“Emcee KB”, AKA Ken Bartels, Mixes it Up on the LowDown

“Emcee KB”, AKA Ken Bartels, Mixes it Up on the LowDown

March 1, 2021

Elmhurst's Emcee, Ken Bartels, discusses his childhood, his career and his many years of hosting local access cable TV and YouTube talk shows. Bartels gets an A- on the MowDown and shares interesting stories of his years as the voice of myriad local events.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, tell the history of York Theatre.  LowDown medical consultant Anthony Fartchi reports on his attendance at a summit of 'Nations' and LowDown food critic Slappy Sal pans Lariano's.

COVID-19 02/23/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 02/23/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

February 23, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President & C.E.O. Pamela Dunley shares the latest information on COVID vaccines and treatments, as the Hospital fast approaches the 1 year anniversary of its first patient testing positive for COVID.

COVID-19 02/17 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital COVID-19 Incident Response Co-chair Dr. Michelle Meziere

COVID-19 02/17 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital COVID-19 Incident Response Co-chair Dr. Michelle Meziere

February 17, 2021

Dr. Michelle Meziere, Co-chair of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Incident Response, shares the latest COVID numbers from the Hospital.  She also gives an update on vaccination progress and some information regarding a COVID-19 loss support group affiliated with the Hospital.

Classic Cinemas/York Theatre Operators Willis and Chris Johnson Project a Bright Future

Classic Cinemas/York Theatre Operators Willis and Chris Johnson Project a Bright Future

February 14, 2021

Classic Cinemas Founder Willis Johnson discusses the company's history and development of the York Theatre from a 'Classic' one-screen theatre into the 10-screen anchor of downtown Elmhurst it is today.  He and current CEO, Chris Johnson, share the state of the movie theatre industry and their confidence of a successful future, post-Pandemic.  LowDown food critic, Slappy Sal, has some great things to say about Primos Locos.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum director, Dave Oberg, tell us about the Civilian Conservation Corps' Elmhurst presence.

COVID-19 02/09 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital COVID-19 Incident Command Co-Chair, Dr. Michelle Meziere

COVID-19 02/09 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital COVID-19 Incident Command Co-Chair, Dr. Michelle Meziere

February 9, 2021

Dr. Michelle Meziere, Co-Chair of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Incident Command and Medical Director of Immediate Care and Walk-in Clinics, shares Hospital information regarding vaccines, treatment and Coronavirus science.  Dr. Meziere also gives a few tips related to helpful updates you can make to your MyChart information.

COVID-19 02/02 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 02/02 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

February 2, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Pamela Dunley, shares the latest on COVID vaccination procedures and supplies.  She also reports the latest COVID patient numbers at the Hospital as Phase 1b of vaccinations continues.

Podcaster and Physician Dr Mark Gomez  Enters the LowDown Exam Room

Podcaster and Physician Dr Mark Gomez Enters the LowDown Exam Room

January 30, 2021

Dr. Mark Gomez, Host of the new Edward Elmhurst Health podcast, Health360 with Dr. G, shares his 'origin stories' of career and hobbies, and his favorite type of salsa...which doesn't come in a jar.  Dr. G takes on the MowDown and explains his healthy approach to medicine, life and fun!

COVID-19 01/27 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 01/27 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

January 27, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Pamela Dunley, shares the latest on COVID vaccinations and the fact they haven't had flu patients at the Hospital this year.  It appears masks and social distancing have kept influenza away!

COVID-19 01/19 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 01/19 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

January 19, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Pamela Dunley, shares the latest news from the Hospital on COVID treatment and vaccinations.  She mentions the need for plasma donations from people who have recovered from COVID, and in particular from those individuals with blood types AB and B.  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director, Dave Oberg, share stories of the Elm Roller Rink in an encore presentation of 'One Ponce a Time'.

Teleprompter Greg Gley is On Cue…and the LowDown!

Teleprompter Greg Gley is On Cue…and the LowDown!

January 18, 2021

Professional teleprompter and stage hand, Greg Gley, dishes on his many brushes with celebrities and shares his experience as an Elmhurst Scout Leader.  He's met Oprah, Clinton and a certain Jeannie about whom we've 'dreamed'.  LowDown correspondent Spence Lagerfeld hosts another edition of 'Fridays with Fartchi'.

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