Tag Archive | park forest

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Asst. Supt: No post-fight board policy

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 20, 2014 A School District 201U official said Monday the Crete-Monee High School administration had no board policy to guide it when it cancelled after-school tutoring, sports practices and other activities on Feb. 3 and 4 in the wake of a series of inter-student fights that resulted in the arrest […]

PF pot dealer could lose probation

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 17, 2014    Will County prosecutors want to revoke a 20-year-old Park Forest man’s probation for selling cannabis because of a weapons-related arrest by Will County Sheriff’s Police. Cody C. Donlan of the 100 block of Nanti Street is scheduled to appear in Will County Circuit court March 18 for a […]

Crete Police: Convicted felon had gun

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 10, 2014    Cash bail of $2,000 was posted today for Crete resident Shaun D. Tillman, who is scheduled to return to Will County Circuit court Feb. 28 on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  The charge is a Class 3 felony, punishable by 2-5 years […]