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Park Crash and L-Way Gun Threat Get Mokena Talking: Feedback Friday

Here are some of the comments readers had on the week's top stories, both on the site and on the Mokena Patch Facebook page.

Overheard on Facebook

The best catch of the week goes to reader James A. Boskey, who caught a mistake I made in the link to a story on the Mokena Patch Facebook page.

I think you'll be able to figure out the mistake I made from reading his comment.

James A. Boskey Um...we're supposed to spring forward, not back.

Yikes. My bad. It was right in , though.

A story that got some really great feedback on the Facebook page (seven "likes" and two comments) was a photo submitted of .

Dawn Machroli Searle This is the kind of news I like to see!!

Nancy Marino Arndt Proud to see my daughter be part of it. Good job student council!

Another big talker was our breaking coverage of .

Nancy Rosenbaum Potter It almost seems impossible to believe it was a car, wonder how they did it!!

Gail Hoffman Bastas My van (with my 3 kids in it) was totaled a few years ago by a senior who mistook the accelerator for the brake pedal at a stop light. Police say she was going 40 mph. Luckily, no one was hurt back then or now.

No one was hurt. Classes have moved to .

Finally (from the Facebook side, at least), I really liked this comment about because it made me hungry.

Jen El My pick for best taco's in the area would have to be Buenas Nachos in Frankfort. I always order: steak taco's with cilantro and onion. Yum! The food is fresh and delicious. Buenas is family owned and operated. The service is fast and very friendly. Hands down the best taco around!

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Voices Speak Out on Mokena Patch

By a country mile, the most-commented-upon story of the week was our breaking coverage of .

128 comments. Wow. And got 19 comments.

A debate has developed in the comments for both those stories about how parents should be notified in emergencies. Take some time, read the stories, read the comments, educate yourself on the issues and then, if you want to, weigh in.

Another talker was . One reader had some ideas for how to make the market more about Mokena and less about out-of-towners hopping in for some cheese and leaving without spending money at downtown businesses.

I think there should be a place for local residents to sell their wares in the Metra lot at a discount price. they should also let crafters come in say once a month to sell their wares with their own tents and tables to be set up in the Metra lot going down toward the other businesses on the street.

What do you think?

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