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Plainfield Village Board Approves Muslim Community Center

On Monday night the Plainfield Village Board voted 4-3 to authorize the village attorney to draft an ordinance to permit religious assembly by the Islamic Foundation of the Southwest Suburbs at a new facility within the village. The group had purchased a closed church in the 23000 block of W. Main S

WJOL.COM - 2017-09-19 05:38:47

Plainfield trustees allow attorney to draft ordinance to allow mosque in neighborhood

PLAINFIELD - It was standing room only Monday night at Plainfield Village Hall as trustees reconsidered whether to allow a mosque to open up in a residential neighborhood. More than 50 people were standing and many more were watching the meeting, which included more than 90 minutes of public commen

MYSUBURBANLIFE.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Proposed Plainfield Mosque Approved After Initial Rejection

After claims of discrimination and an original no vote--the Plainfield Village Board voted in favor of allowing the Muslim community center to go forward Monday night. It was a packed meeting, more than 100 people filled the village hall. An overwhelming majority supporting the proposed Muslim commu

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-19 03:36:22

Plainfield Woman Claiming to be Robbed of Wedding Rings, Wallet Arrested for False Report

A Plainfield woman has been charged with falsely reporting a robbery after Naperville Police learned that she fabricated a story about being robbed of her wallet and wedding rings in a parking lot near Rt. 59 and 95th St. The woman, 33-year-old Tara Arenz of Hickory Grove Ct., falsely reported the r

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 16:11:00

Plainfield Woman Accused of Filing False Police Report

Emergency vehicle lighting A 33-year-old Plainfield woman is being accused of falsifying a police report after allegedly lying to authorities about being robbed of her wallet and wedding ring. Tara Arnez has been charged with two counts of disorderly conduct/filing a false police report. Arnez alleg

WJOL.COM - 2017-09-18 04:44:44

Dante's Divine Comedy at the Plainfield Library September 30

Community members are invited to a program, on Saturday, September 30 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library, located at 15025 S. Illinois St. in downtown Plainfield. Professor Lawrence Sisk provides an illuminating overview of Dante's fascinating life and his famous profound work.

PATCH - 2017-09-16 22:00:00

Police: Witnesses 'largely uncooperative' in shooting of man on Aurora porch

A 34-year-old Aurora man was shot in the arm Sunday afternoon on an East Side porch, police said. Police said the shooting at about 5 p.m. Sunday on the 600 block of South Fourth Street does not appear to be random, and they're continuing to look for witnesses. The man had apparently been standing i

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 01:46:00

Will County Mobile Workforce Center hitting the road in October

The Will County Mobile Workforce Center will be making several stops in October to communities around the county. The mobile center offers state of the art computers local residents can access to help in job searches. Assistance is also available in the following areas: Information on job openings

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:11:00

Sally Korst Memorial Scholarship for women accepting applications

The Lockport Woman's Club is accepting applications for the annual Sally Korst Memorial Scholarship. The award is a $1,000 second semester (Winter/Spring 2018) tuition reimbursement scholarship, which is awarded annually to a woman who has returned to school or will be returning to school. In order

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:18:00

Senior Citizens Invited To Celebrate, Network And Share At Free October Fair

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is inviting local seniors to a Senior Celebration resource fair, which will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Romeoville Recreation Center, located at 900 W. Romeo Rd. in Romeoville. "My predecessor, former state Rep. Emily

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:11:07

Woman Shot In Wrist Was Heading For Work: Police

JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department is investigating a gunfire incident that occurred around 5:10 a.m. in the 600 block of Kungs Way, which is near Black Road. Deputy Chief of Police Al Roechner said that a 41-year-old woman walked out the door of her residence and was in the process of openin

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:49:50

New option for proper disposal of worn U.S. flags

New flag disposal box installed at the Will County Building 9/19/2017, 1:37 p.m. The Will County Board has installed a new flag retirement box on the first floor of the Will County Building, 302 N. Chicago Street, in partnership with the National Association of Counties and the National Flag Founda

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:37:00

Suicide prevention: Acknowledging the growing problem

Suicide Prevention Week may have been September 10th through the 16th, but as Will County Health Department Behavioral Health Director Dr. Joseph Troiani emphasizes, this prevention must be practiced every single day. Although there is much talk in the media right now about gang shootings and growin

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:35:00

Cars: 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Toyota continues to deepen its offerings of hybrid vehicles. This time it worked its engineering guile on the Toyota Highlander. There was a Highlander Hybrid last year but this model year the automaker has equipped the vehicle with a new engine and transmission, more safety features and it has expa

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:20:00

National & Peer Rankings put USF up front

University of St. Francis in Joliet Joliet - Several recently released college rankings have placed the University of St. Francis (USF) at the top of their lists or among major research institutions in the state. "It's wonderful to earn even one national award, and fantastic to be named by your p

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:16:00

"Rise of the Jumbies" by Tracey Baptiste

Rise of the Jumbies c.2017, Algonquin Young Readers $16.95 / $25.95 Canada 266 pages What lives beneath the waves? Fish, of course. Seahorses, clams, lobsters and whales, turtles and mermaids, too. You'd be surprised at what lives under the sea, but in the new book "Rise of the Jumbies" by Tracey

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:09:00

Warrant Issued For Man Accused Of Attacking Mom Over Salsa

JOLIET, IL - The legal troubles keep piling up for 42-year-old Joliet resident Jeff Gromatski who was arrested in August after Joliet police say he attacked his mother during a dispute in which she chastised him for keeping salsa and other food inside his bedroom. The incident happened in the 1300 b

PATCH - 2017-09-19 02:01:10


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THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

Blotter: unlawful use of a weapon, reckless homicide and more

Crime Report All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Joliet KENDRICKS, LATIFAH, 27, of ALBERT, arrested and charged with endangering the life of a child. WOODY, ALEXIS, 24, of N. BROADWAY, arrested and charged with endangering the life of a child. BRANDON, JULIAN,

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:10:00

Will County Seeks Help Finding This Man's Murderer

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Sheriff's Department doesn't want to let the mysterious slaying of Himer Vazquez, a 35-year-old man from Atlanta, become a Will County cold case. Back in June, highway workers for Will County stumbled across the body of a then-unidentified man in the Green Garden Townshi

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:10:49