Weekly Wrap-Up: School District OKs Budget, Schools Meet Most AYP Targets, Fundraisers to Raise $ for Local Charities
A look back at the headlines from Sept. 17-21.
Monday, Sept. 17
Family-friendly event will benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
The village board Committee of the Whole will meet at 7 p.m. in the Large Training Room of the Lemont Police Department, 14600 127th St.
Lemont joins the nation in celebrating the 225th anniversary of the drafting of the U.S. Constitution.
We've rounded up a few ads from area businesses that are hiring.
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford will launch the auction Monday, Sept. 17. It ends Friday, Sept. 21.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
The Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A Board of Education would meet Tuesday, following a public hearing on the draft of the FY 2013 Budget.
Charity event will take place Sept. 27 at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club.
For his birthday, Milo Greenspon, 7, asked for donations, rather than gifts for himself.
Diners who present coupon will earmark a portion of sales at ‘McTeacher’s Night’ for SS Cyril and Methodius.
The top merit-based scholarship at North Central is awarded to less than 15 percent of incoming class.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Administrator attributes progress to perseverance of principals, teachers, support staff and parents.
Event will take place from noon to 10 p.m. Sunday at The Vault Café and Bar in downtown Lemont.
Drivers should prepare for several months of detours.
Patch invites readers to add their captions to our weekly comic challenge.
Share your pet photos with Patch, and we'll invite readers to test their wit with a caption for your photo. The winning caption will be emblazoned on a proof of your pet's picture.
Patch contributor Erin Gallagher says Mitt Romney’s foot-in-mouth disease causes him to lose respect.
Thursday, Sept. 20
The following arrest information was supplied by the Lemont Police Department for arrests and incidents Sept. 8-15. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
After five votes, the Lemont-Bromberek Board of Education opted for a budget that provides flexibility to hire additional staff.
Join in on the fun with activities, entertainment at Front Street Cantina Sept. 27.
There are plenty of opportunities for Lemont voters to register before the Oct. 9 deadline.
Patch asked readers to suggest a caption for a photogenic pug’s mug. He contest ends Sept. 26.
Friday, Sept. 21
The Indians met the Bengals on the gridiron Friday night in a Homecoming showdown in Oak Forest. Patch previewed the South Suburban Blue matchup.
New cases are on the rise nationwide, and more than 20 have been reported since Monday in Illinois.
There are warrants out for the arrest of 18 accused criminals in Lemont. Patch highlighted several of them, for whom warrants were issued in 2012.
Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce announces “All Aboard to China” trip in October 2013.
The Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams play this Sunday. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch baseball cap!
Patch rounded up a few events that are taking place around Lemont this weekend.
We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth Nov. 6. Here’s information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles.
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