Tag Archive | monee

Remembering the reason for the day

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 24, 2014 What began as a move to place flowers on the graves of the Civil War dead, sing hymns and recite prayers in 1868 has expanded to encompass honoring the dead from all subsequent wars and “conflicts.” EWC News thanks all who have served this country, including Revolutionary War […]

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 […]

Delays continue in hiring C-M SD201U supt

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 The Crete-Monee school board hopes to have a new School District 201U superintendent in place before the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, according to Board of Education President Nakia Hall. “We have selected a candidate,” Hall told Crete resident Carol Millsap, “and are working with the candidate’s […]

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 […]

Breaking news: New 201U supt hire imminent

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 16, 2014 Crete-Monee School District officials appear to have concluded their search for a new superintendent. School District 201U Board Vice President Maurice Brown said Tuesday that, “Sometime real soon, we’ll be sharing our (new) superintendent with the district.” Brown, responding to a question from Crete resident Doris Harmon-Warren during […]

At a glance: Crimes, DUIs & misdemeanors

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 14, 2014 CRETE Crete resident Nicholas E. Kaczmarski, 28, of the 500 block of Orchard Drive is charged with DUI/alcohol, driving more than 35 mph above the speed limit and improper lane use in connection with an April 5 traffic stop by Illinois State Police. A 42-year-old Crete woman from […]

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 […]