Tag Archive | road

Coroner mum on cause of Hilton death

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 17, 2014 The Will County Coroner has officially ruled that an 85-year-old man found dead at his home on Bemes Wednesday was “the victim of foul play.” Chief Deputy Coroner Robert Brenczewski declined Friday to specify the actual cause of death, acknowledging to a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune […]

Elderly man murdered in home on Bemes Road

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 16, 2014 Will County Sheriff’s Police have made no arrests in the brutal murder of an 85-year-old Crete-area man found unresponsive in his home Wednesday. Responding to questions from a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune Thursday afternoon outside the home on the 3200 block of Bemes Road, Will County […]

Taking the ‘S’ out of Exchange Street

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 12, 2014 The Exchange Street realignment/reconstruction project was scheduled to begin in earnest today as crews continue preparing a new, more direct, roadway north of the current right of way east of Crete Village. Will County Engineer Bruce Gould this morning predicted periodic closures related to Crete Village’s water-main-construction project […]

Richton bridge replacement set to begin

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 8, 2014 Richton Road, closed between the Plum Valley subdivision and Illinois Route 394 for the past 27 months, is set to re-open this fall, with a new bridge in place over Plum Creek. Crete Township Highway Commissioner Anthony Recupito said today removal of the current, 36-year-old structure between Plum […]

Einhorn: Illiana data could help C-M Road proposal

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 30, 2014 Crete Mayor Mike Einhorn says he might be able to tap data related to the proposed Illiana Tollway to help justify extending Crete-Monee Road four to five miles. Einhorn recently told village trustees he had spoken for more than 30 minutes with Illiana Department of Transportation’s District 1 […]

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 […]

Breaking news: Injury crash ties up Ill. 394/Burville intersection

Illinois State Police have closed Burville Road between Illinois Route 394 and Cottage Grove Avenue following a 7 a.m. collision between a passenger car and tanker truck. At least one person was injured, according to a preliminary report by Illinois State Police.