Week in Review: Full-Day Kindergarten for 159 and Felony Record

Stories about seized cigarettes, DUI warnings, Summit Hill kindergarten registration, jazz performance, girls basketball and more in Mokena and nearby.


Full Day Kindergarten in Mokena 159 is Coming Back
The Mokena School District 159 board gave thumbs up to bringing back a full-day kindergarten class to Mokena Elementary for the 2014-2015 school year.

Summit Cops Said Nothing About Will County Court Security Coordinator's Criminal Past
The felon hired by Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas and promoted to courthouse security services coordinator had no fingerprints on file with the state and got positive recommendations from the former Summit police chief and a lieutenant.

Cops Seize Cartons of Untaxed Cigarettes at Smokes Club, Arrest Owner
A Tinley Park woman tipped off police Sunday after she was sold 3 packs of Virginia Slims menthol cigarettes without Illinois tax stamps on them, according to police.

Woman Arrested for DUI by Officer Who Warned Her Not To Drive: Blotter
A Chicago woman is facing a DUI charge after several people tried to convince her that she was too drunk to drive, according to a Mokena Police report.

Summit Hill Kindergarten Registration Coming Up
Kindergarten registration for Summit Hill School District is right around the corner.

Lincoln-Way Central Gets Jazzy at Music Festival
Ensembles performed for distinguished jazz educators.

Summit Hill Girls’ Basketball Places 2nd in State
The Summit Hill Junior High School seventh grade girls' basketball team finished in second place.

Ex-Judge's Son Busted Again for Heroin Possession, Police Say
Matthew Lechwar was arrested after an officer found baggies containing nearly 3 grams of heroin at his feet, Joliet police said.


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The health benefits of love – especially at -16°

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