Tag Archive | jim paoletti

Missing teen safe after 2-hour ‘walk’ in the cold

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 18, 2014 Crete resident Kelly Hallin has established a new rule with her 15-year-old Autistic son since he wandered away from home on a day cold enough to shut down area schools and suspend some Metra rail service. “You can’t take walks until it’s 50 degrees (Fahrenheit),” Hallin recalls telling […]

Crete cop-fire commissioners discuss the ins, outs of hiring-through-firing with new Monee cop panel

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 21, 2014 When your primary duties are hiring, promoting, reprimanding and dismissing, “you’re susceptible to being sued,” Crete resident Dale Nelson recently warned a delegation from Monee. But Nelson, speaking as secretary of Crete’s Police and Fire Commission, said Monee police commissioners can avoid a lot of headaches by being […]

Village efforts lauded in wake of major snow storm

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 18, 2014 Crete resident Jeanine Galbraith says village employees were the silver lining in the New Year snow storm that dumped double-digit inches on Eastern Will County. “Thank you to village employees,” Galbraith said in a letter read by Clerk Debbie Bachert at Monday’s village board meeting. “You all did […]

Food, neccessities sought for Washington, Ill.

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Nov. 27, 2013 The Crete Police Department is accepting donations through Friday for Patrol Officer Juan Garcia to take to  tornado-ravaged Washington, Ill.  Saturday. Crete Police Chief Jim Paoletti said residents of the town east of Peoria particularly need “non-perishable food items, toilet paper and paper towels” but stressed that “[a]nything […]