Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A lost dog was found Tuesday in the 700 block of Czacki Street, police said.
A lost dog is being held at the Lemont Police Department. The dog was found around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Czacki Street, and is currently being held at the Lemont police station, 14600 W. 127th St. The dog is black with a white patch on his chest and is wearing a blue collar. He does not have tags or a chip, police said. To claim the dog, call 630-257-2229. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Lemont news:
Donations to organizations and agencies that will take in displaced animals can help.
In the wake of a 2-mile wide tornado that tore through Oklahoma on Monday, Americans across the country are stepping up to help out however they can. READ: How You Can Help the Victims Residents might not be the only ones in need of a helping hand. One woman's happy reunion with her dog has touched hearts nationwide, but other animals left homeless will be scooped up and housed in rescue facilities manned by volunteers. Many agencies are lending their services, some by bringing in search dogs, or collecting food for animals and connecting lost pets with their loved ones. There are a few ways you can contribute to their efforts, according to Vetstreet.com: Search Dog Foundation Oklahoma City Animal Shelter Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City…
Hope and Friendship Foundation founder Terri O'Neill-Borders is collecting items to bring to Moore, OK, a town devastated by a violent tornado Monday.
A Lemont woman is traveling to Oklahoma on Wednesday to assist with tornado recovery efforts, and is asking Lemont residents to help the cause. Terri O-Neill-Borders, founder of the Hope and Friendship Foundation, is leaving at noon Wednesday for Moore, OK, a town devastated by a massive EF-5 tornado Monday. O'Neill-Borders will work with Crisis Response International, a non-profit organization that mobilizes and trains volunteers, churches and other organizations to respond to disasters. She is trained in crisis response through her work at Lemont Township and the Lemont Police Department. Before leaving Wednesday, O'Neill-Borders is collecting funds and several items to take to Oklahoma. The following items are needed: For more …
The House Minority Leader isn't confirming or denying reports he may return to his roots as a prosecutor.
State Rep. And House Minority Leader Tom Cross of Oswego may be considering a run for Illinois Attorney General. According to the Capitol Fax blog written by Rich Miller, Cross has been asked by State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and Congressman Aaron Schock of Peoria to consider entering the race if the state’s current top prosecutor Lisa Madigan decides to run for Governor in 2014. Cross appeared on WJOL radio Tuesday and would not deny the possibility of entering the race. Cross previously worked for eight years as a prosecutor in the Kendall County State’s Attorney's office. The only other Republican to consider a run for Attorney General has been State Rep. Jim Durkin of Western Springs, according to Capitol Fax. Other well-known …
Donating money to organizations that help victims is quick and easy.
Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide Tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact your local editor.
The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would prohibit all teens 17 and younger from using UV tanning beds.
Legislation to ban minors from indoor tanning beds was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday after being approved by the Illinois Senate. House Bill 188, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would ban Illinois minors age 17 and younger from UV tanning beds. Currently, minors ages 14 to 17 are allowed to tan if they provide a parent's signature. Spray-on tanning is exempt from the legislation, as is phototherapy, which applies to situations where a physician supervises tanning when it is necessary to treat a medical condition. Radogno said in a press release that she sponsored the bill to protect Illinois minors from the serious health risks involved with indoor tanning beds. “Not only do children not realize there …
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Old Quarry Middle School.
The Board of Education in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A will discuss on Tuesday a series of summer construction projects and staffing plans for the upcoming year. The school board will consider two staffing plans, one that includes the hiring of 8.6 additional certified staff members and another that includes two additional support staff members. The staffing projections for the 2013-14 school year were included in the district's financial plan, which was approved by the Illinois State Board of Education on May 16. Although the overall staffing number remained the same, the administration has modified the recommended positions based on recent enrollment data and test scores. District 113A board members will also be …
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Whether you are looking for a new job or are just curious what is available, here are few local job openings including a business analyst, application analyst and an operations manager.
Need a job? Patch is here to help. We’ve rounded up a list of local job ads to aid you in your search. If you’re the one doing the hiring, post an ad here, or write about the position in the comments below. Listings were found via Indeed.com. Employers, have a job you’d like to share with our readers, send it to Business Editor Mary Ann Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, post it in our comments! --------- Job Openings Brookfield Global Relocation Services in Woodridge is hiring a Relocation Consultant. Flexco, a leader in conveyor belt maintenance technology, based in Woodridge is seeking an Operations Manager. Advocate Health Care is hiring an Assistant Clinical Manager Emergency Department. PNC in Downers Grove is hiring a Human …
Registration is now open for the multi-chamber golf outing, which will be held June 25 at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont.
Registration is now open for a multi-chamber golf outing in Lemont next month. The Community Golf Classic will be held Tuesday, June 25, at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, 1 Pete Dye Drive in Lemont. The event is sponsored by the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce, Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Woodridge Area Chamber of Commerce. Golf packages cost $160 per person and $600 for a foursome. Tickets for dinner only cost $45. The event includes a four-person scramble, lunch, putting contest, hole-in-one contest, games and prizes, and a dinner buffet. For more information, visit www.lemontchamber.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Lemont news: