Week in Review: Berkot's Wins Best Of Poll and Helping an Injured Pup

In the past week, you may have missed stories about flying debris, local business, picking a favorite bakery, finding a lost dog, communion in jail and more in Mokena and nearby.


Berkot's Wins Best Grocery Store in Patch "Best Of" Poll
Mokena's local grocer comes out on top in popular vote for Best Grocery in Frankfort and Mokena. Mariano's a close second.

Help NAWS Give a Severely Injured Dog a Second Chance
NAWS in Mokena is trying to raise money to cover surgery costs for Mackenzie, whose leg was broken and was about to be euthanized before they stepped in.

Crash into Tree Sends Debris Flying 50 Feet: Blotter
A Mokena man is facing a driving under the influence of prescription drugs charge after he drove into a tree, according to a Mokena Police report.

Nominate Your Favorite Bakery for Patch’s ‘Best Of’ Poll
Where do you go for all of your baked goods in Mokena? Make your pick in the comments and we’ll add it to our Patch Best of Bakeries Poll.

Help a Family Find their Lost Dog Harrison
Harrison, a friendly beagle mix with sandy colored fur, was last seen in Frankfort Friday night. Contact the family if you have seen him.

Alleged Wife-Killer Wants Wine Soaked Communion in Jail: What do you Think?
A prosecutor objected but the judge gave the go-ahead for a Tinley Park man to receive wine-soaked communion in the alcohol-free Will County jail. What do you think?

Teen & Dad Suing New Lenox Berkot's, Say Store Workers Roughed Up, Knocked Out Son
The Berkot's crew also lied to the police and the teen spent a weekend in juvenile jail, the lawsuit said.

Will County Forest Preserve & Silver Cross Hospital Sued Over Bicyclist's Death
A lawsuit was filed against the Will County Forest Preserve and Silver Cross Hospital alleging negligence led to the death of a 68-year-old man.

Will County Sheriff's Candidate Steve Egan Wants to Send Out 'HIT-Men'
Will County Sheriff's Lt. Steve Egan is proposing a Will County Heroin Interdiction Team—the HIT squad.

Legends Grill & Bar: Love and Passion for the Restaurant…
Legends Grill and Bar is a family-owned restaurant in Mokena, and its original location is in Yorkville.

Phillips Chevrolet Continues Long Legacy, Acquires Second Dealership
Phillips Chevrolet began in 1968, but the Chevy legacy in Frankfort goes back to the early 1900s. Now, Phillips continues to expand after acquiring Ridgeway Chevrolet in Lansing.

Alleged Hickory Street Nightmare Killer's Letters For Sale on Website
The website "Dark Vomit's True Crime" is selling three letters supposedly penned by alleged Nightmare on Hickory Street killer Bethany McKee.


How Do You Get Through the Holidays After The Loss of A Loved One?

Upcoming Programs at The Bridge Teen Center 12.3.13

It Takes a Thief

Tornado Benefit

How the class of 2015 and 2016 should approach the SATs

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