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E Will, SE Cook communities: Metra’s have-nots

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 1, 2014 A nearly 20-year effort to establish commuter rail service from the LaSalle Street Metra Station southeast to Balmoral Racing Park may be out of steam, according to a mayor involved in the effort. “Significant roadblocks have been thrown up recently that have caused me to wonder if this […]

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 […]