Crete Fire

Telecommunications/dispatch center wants microwave antenna atop C-MHS water tower

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 The Eastern Will County Communications Center board is asking Crete Village officials to allow a microwave dish to be placed atop the municipal water tower west-southwest of Crete-Monee High School. EASTCOM says the newly located dish would expand the operation’s fire-equipment dispatching capabilities. That, in turn, would mean […]

March 31 blotter

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 31, 2014 CRETE Crete-area resident Matthew T. Oeler, 28, of the 23700 block of South Ashland Avenue was sentenced to two days in jail and a 12-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty March 20 to possession of drug paraphernalia. The charge stemmed from a June 2012 arrest by New Lenox […]

Retired CTA mgr joins Police & Fire Commission

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 15, 2014 Crete trustees approved the appointment of retired Chicago Transit Authority Mgr James D. “Jim” McPhee to the Police & Fire Commission Monday. Mayor Mike Einhorn, in making the recommendation, told trustees McPhee brings “a wealth of knowledge” to the three-member panel as McPhee and his wife, Rozenda, beamed. […]