Mokena Patch remembers the people and events that gave the community hope, optimism and joy during the past year.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Anna Schier
Thursday, December 27, 2012
As the year draws to a close, Patch remembers ten of the many inspiring stories that took place in Mokena during 2012. Check out our top 10 feel good stories of the year below. 1. Mokena Barber Cuts Hair With Fire: VIDEO Paper beats rock, scissors beat paper and, for Mokena, IL, barber Tony Dina, Jr., sometimes fire beats scissors ... to read more, click here. 2. Five-time Cancer Survivor Says 'Remain Positive' For New Lenox's Edith Saurer, a 75-year-old survivor of five different forms of cancer, the words "give up" never entered her mind ... to read more, click here. 3. Town Rallies Around Marine Who Helped Others: VIDEO John Conrath is a man who helps others, and one who found himself needing help after surgical complications left the …
Chris Vaughn, a student death, an oil leak and the resignation of District 159's superintendent were all hot topics for Mokena in November.
Here’s a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Mokena Patch in November. Did you catch all of them? Click on the headlines below to read the full story. Blame it on Drew Peterson, Says Killer Chris Vaughn's Lawyer First, he killed one wife, then he was named a suspect in the disappearance of another, and now Drew Peterson's very existence has mucked up Christopher Vaughn's murder trial, the Oswego man's lawyer said Monday ... for more, click here. Student's Arrest Tied to Friend's Overdose Death at Lewis: Cops A 20-year-old Frankfort woman died of a drug overdose while at a Lewis University dorm this weekend, and the friend with whom she was staying has been arrested for trying to conceal her role in the death, Romeoville…