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Lemont Community 'Rallies for Roderik'
Roxann Smith used to tell her 5-year-old son Roderik that the injections he was receiving were "Batman" shots.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
DUI, Possession of Drug Equipment: Blotter
THURSDAY, FEB. 27 Driving with Suspended License, No Insurance, Improper Lighting Christine M. McVeagh, 20, of 2 E. Illinois St. in Lemont, was arrested for driving while license suspended, no insurance and improper lighting, following a traffic stop in the 10900 block of Lemont Road.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
'Happy Hands' Preschool Hosting Open House Thursday
Happy Hands Methodist Preschool Open House Thursday, March 6: 7 p.m. at Happy Hands Methodist Preschool Happy Hands Methodist Preschool extends a warm invitation to its Open House Thursday, March 6. Those interested are invited to attend and take a tour of the preschool facility, meet staff, enjoy some refreshments, and experience a day in the life ... (more)
The Doings Weekly
Police blotter: 2 kids cited for disorderly conduct at Hinsdale South
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.
Public Urination and Intoxication, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Blotter
SUNDAY, FEB. 23 No Valid License Hermelinda Fernandez, 38, of the 400 block of Harwood Street in Joliet, was arrested for driving without a valid license, following a traffic stop at Lemont Road and Old Lemont Road.
Lemont Cancer Survivor Gets Star Treatment with Trip to Academy Awards
A Lemont resident and four-year cancer survivor got the weekend of a lifetime, with a trip to the 86th Academy Awards.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Local Jobs: Creative Cakes, Massage Envy, First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a rAŠsumAŠ, hitting the streets looking for "Help Wanted" signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Local Jobs: Chamberlain College of Nursing, Everest Academy, Panera
Need a job? Patch is here to help. Finding one can be a tough task. Putting together a rAŠsumAŠ, hitting the streets looking for "Help Wanted" signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Time Running Out for Amnesty on Parking, Local Tickets
The deadline for the village's late fee forgiveness program is just days away. Residents have until March 1 to have late fees waived on any tickets issued prior to Jan. 31, 2013.
College of DuPage horticulture students receive statewide recognition
Pictured : Doris Strom , Ed Adamczyk , Lisa Peterson , David Gum , Sandy Remijas , Patricia White Hansen .
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Mayor Reaves to Present State of the Village Address
Mayor Brian Reaves and the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce will present the annual State of the Village Address on Wednesday, March 5 at Crystal Grand Banquets, 12416 Archer Ave. in Lemont.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Lemont High School Honors February Students of the Month
Four Lemont High School students were honored with February "Student of the Month" accolades at the district's Board of Education meeting on February 18. Included among the honorees were senior Jennifer Hennig , junior Ally Gawrys , sophomore Jessica Mathias and freshman Maggie Walus .
Lemont High School Senior Named St. Patrick's Day Queen
Twenty-six days until St. Patrick's Day, but even fewer until Bridget Lynn will lead Lemont's 23rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 8. Bridget has been named 2014 St. Patrick's Day Queen.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
The Southtown Star
Lipinski seeks increase in Metra's Heritage Corridor service
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-3rd, long a proponent of having Metra expand service on the Heritage Corridor line that serves several Southland towns, has written a letter to new Metra executive director and CEO Don Orseno and asked him to address the issue, according to a press release from Lipinski's office.
Severe Weather: Keep an Eye on Snow-Related Closings
As snow continues to fall, some agencies are announcing closings. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 p.m. Monday, with the National Weather Service predicting 4 to 8 inches of snow - or up to 10 inches south of I-80.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Security Systems News
Fire monitoring in Illinois trending in industry's favor
DES PLAINES, Ill.-The Lemont Fire Protection District is ending its fire alarm monitoring program, citing a recent federal appeals court decision saying public entities can't monopolize such monitoring.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Hardee's Coming to Lemont
A vacant building at 1150 State St. that formerly housed a Wendy's will soon take on a new name.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
The Southtown Star
Lemont High School cheerleading programs wins state competition
The squad captured the 2014 IHSA Medium Dvision Cheerleading State Championship on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Ill., according to a press release.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Cops: Man robs two Shell stations, gets arrested at third
A west suburban man was charged with robbing two gas stations after getting arrested outside a third one early Wednesday, according to police.