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  1. Public Invited to 'Big Band Memories,' Jan. 8 at Plainfield Public LibraryRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    The public is invited to a program called "Big Band Memories," on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Plainfield Public Library. The public is invited to a program called "Big Band Memories," on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Plainfield Public Library.

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  2. Plainfield Public Library to Host Documentary Showing, Discussion of 'Baraka' Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Public Library will host a documentary showing and discussion of the movie, "Baraka," on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in its small meeting room. The Library is located at 15025 S. Illinois St. in downtown Plainfield.

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  3. Knit, Crochet with Friends at Plainfield Public Library on TuesdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Public Library is beginning a new program called "Social Stitch," on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 6. The Plainfield Public Library is beginning a new program called "Social Stitch," on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 6. The Library, located at 15025 S. Illinois St. in downtown Plainfield, will host this new weekly, recurring program in its large meeting room every Tuesday until Feb. 24. The public is invited to attend, and encouraged to bring current projects to work on and share ideas among each other. The Library created the event to local knitters and crocheters together.

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  4. View Plainfield Art League's "Best of the Best" & Student Exhibit - Dec. 12 thru Jan. 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    Plainfield Art League would like to invite the public to view our annual "Best of the Best" & Student Exhibit running now until January 7th at the Jon Balke Gallery, second floor of the District 202 Administration Building, 15732 South Howard Street, Plainfield, IL. Viewing hours are weekdays from 8am to 4pm daily and venue is free, open to the public and handicapped accessible.

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  5. Two Joliet schools to join SPCRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Oswego Ledger-Sentinel

    ... Oswego athletic director Darren Howard said. "They did approach the SPC and the president of the conference (Plainfield East's Tim Torkelson) so they did what they were supposed to do. It goes through a process." "I'm kind of shocked at how fast the ...

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  6. Mugshot Monday: Armed Robbery, Child EndangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... arrested on an active warrant in the 300 block of Pearson Circle around 8:05 p.m. Dec. 17. Emaad Rahman, 19, of Plainfield, was charged with driving on a suspended/revoked license near Royal Worthington Drive and Route 59 around 11:30 p.m. Dec. 17. ...

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  7. Plainfield Lions Club Distributes Annual Christmas BasketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Lions Club, in one of its many community outreach programs, spent the holidays giving out goodies to families in need as part of its annual Christmas "Basket" program. Over the years, actual baskets of food have given way to gift certificates from Jewel Foods, but the club still prides itself on providing holiday feasts for area families in need.

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  8. Romeoville Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Girl He Met Through Plainfield Church: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    A Romeoville man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl he met through a Plainfield church, authorities said Friday. Thomas Eskew, 45, of the 2000 block of Winchester Trail, is charged with two counts of criminal sexual abuse of a victim between the ages of 13 and 17, and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim between the ages of 13 and 18, according to the Will County State's Attorney's Office. 1 comment

  9. Plainfield 'Park Truth' Group Recognized by Advocacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Several members of the local activist group Park Truth were on hand in Elmhurst Dec. 9 to accept their award when the Citizen Advocacy Center recognized their efforts in bringing about significant change at the Plainfield Park District over the past 18 months. The award reads, "Citizen Advocacy Center celebrates Park Truth with the Citizen Initiative Award in recognition of their outstanding efforts in organizing community members to scrupulously monitor Plainfield Township Park District as well as stand up to attempts to suppress public participation."

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  10. Two Plainfield Restaurants Close Up ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Plainfield trustees on Monday voted to reduce the number of the village's liquor licenses due to the closings of Wild West BBQ, 15420 S. Route 59, and Shrimp Bar 'N Grill, 24136 W. Lockport St. Wild West opened in 2012 in the space formerly occupied by Salentino restaurant. Shrimp Bar 'N Grill, which opened in July and was affiliated with the Shrimp Barn in Minooka, took over a site most recently occupied by Fiesta Mexicana, which closed last winter.

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  11. Plainfield's Epic Tanning Company Announces Grand OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | PR Log

    New owners and siblings Carlos and Gigi Galindo say, "We are thrilled to be opening Epic Tanning Salon in Plainfield. It has been a dream of ours to open a small business together as a family that offers a positive customer experience.

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  12. Plainfield Teachers: No Current Plans for Strike, But It's 'Always a Possibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Patch.com

    Plainfield teachers union president Dawn Bullock on Tuesday said the organization doesn't currently have plans for a strike, "but it is always a possibility" after more than a year of contract negotiations with District 202. Association of Plainfield Teachers reps met again Dec. 10 with district officials as talks continue on a new three-year contract.

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  13. 'Peter Pan' to fly into Naperville in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... John Apple, director of the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and arts pastor of Springbrook Community Church in Plainfield, conducts the 14-piece pit orchestra for "Peter Pan." This is his fourth year conducting the orchestra for Magical Starlight Theatre ...

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  14. St. Mary's Students Take On the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Patch.com

    Sarah Conley, a seventh grader, won the National Geography Bee at St. Mary Immaculate Parish School in Plainfield. The competition, in which students answer geography questions provided by the National Geographic Society, was the school round in the 27th annual National Geography Bee.

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  15. Plainfield aims to redevelop U.S. Route 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Plainfield's village board Monday approved two significant measures to improve part of the village's U.S. Route 30 corridor. Plainfield's village board Monday approved two significant measures to improve part of the village's U.S. Route 30 corridor.

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  16. Agribusiness Report Dec. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KCRG

    ... move lower along with the declining price of crude oil, according to analyst mike seery with seery futures in Plainfield, Illinois. Seery also observes that demand for soybean meal seems insatiable, with beans propping up prices today. 'There's just ...

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  17. Man Charged with DUI in Crash that Injured Plainfield WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    An Oswego man faces a DUI charge after a two-vehicle accident that injured a Plainfield woman on Dec. 11. The 42-year-old Plainfield woman was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora following the 8:44 p.m. crash on Orchard Road near Route 34, according to police.

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  18. Geneva Home Has Third-Floor Loft, Master Suite With Balcony, Wet Bar [PHOTOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... after a "Mom and Dad Party" hosted by Pi Kappa Alpha. Two Naperville residents still face criminal charges. The Plainfield man also reportedly came up with money to bankroll an appearance by Floyd Mayweather but never got paid his share for it. ...

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  19. Plainfield Sex Offender Charged With Lurking Around Forest Preserve Now Wanted For Skipping CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    A predatory sex offender from Plainfield who was charged with lurking around a forest preserve in October now has a warrant out for his arrest for missing court Wednesday. Prosecutors had already moved to revoke 21-year-old Jonathan Fogelman's sex offender probation.

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  20. Plainfield Man Duped Out Of $215K He Invested In Nonexistent Trey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    A Plainfield man was bamboozled out of $215,000 he paid to bankroll performances by a half dozen star musicians, including Wiz Khalifa and Meek Mill , according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. An appearance by boxer Floyd Mayweather that Mondo invested in did come off, the suit said, but Mondo was never paid for his share afterward.

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