Tag Archive | frankfort

Sheriff’s Dept honors Eastern Will’s Scott Glomb

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 An Eastern Will County resident is among three Will County Sheriff’s Police scheduled to be formally recognized Thursday for their response to an Oct. 18 Frankfort-area hostage situation. Deputy Scott Glomb was dispatched with deputies Brett Farmer and Michael Kane to a basement apartment on the 7900 block […]

Crete-Monee leads area in homeless students

by Dennis SullivanĀ  editor@ewcnews.comĀ  May 20, 2014 Crete-Monee 201U has the highest number of homeless students of nine area school districts, according to responses to a Crete resident’s Freedom of Information Act request. With a whopping 130 homeless students, Crete-Monee has more than the combined number of homeless students at seven nearby districts. Only Rich […]

Howard, Ogalla talk district issues with state pols

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 28, 2014 [Revised & updated as of 02:30 p.m. 03-28-14] In February, Crete-area resident Zachary Nelson notified Eastern Will County News that a train had been blocking Elmscourt Lane southwest of Balmoral Racing Park since 10 the previous evening. That train continued blocking the crossing “for over two days,” says […]

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 13, 2014 BEECHER A 54-year-old Beecher man from the 700 block of Indiana Avenue was arrested Jan. 6 by Beecher Police for domestic battery. He is scheduled to appear in Will County Circuit court Jan. 27 for a pretrial hearing. Eastern Will County News isn’t naming the defendant because the […]

‘Intimidation’ added to Monee man’s residential burglary, aggravated domestic battery charges

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Dec. 23, 2013 A special prosecutor has added a charge of intimidation to Monee resident Donald P. Walsh’s charges of residential burglary and aggravated domestic battery. Walsh, 30, a Frankfort police officer, was taken into custody Wednesday during his bench trial in Will County Circuit court. The new charge alleges he […]

Fire inspection finds 2 faulty dehumidifiers

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Oct. 22, 2013 Crete Fire Chief Lyle Bachert says a recent inspection of businesses turned up two dehumidifiers recalled as fire hazards. “We may have averted a couple of fires in our town,” Bachert told trustees at the Oct. 14 village board meeting. Responding to a question from Trustee Dean Gaffney, […]