Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Busts made by the Romeoville Police Department and other police agencies.
Tyler R. Malinowski, 18, 205 Malibu, Romeoville, arrested by the Romeoville Police Department and booked into the Will County jail on July 18 a charge of domestic battery. Donald Anderson, 57, 21461 Prestwick Drive, Crest Hill, arrested at about 9:30 a.m. July 2 at Weber and Renwick roads and charged with driving with a revoked/suspended license and on an in-state warrant. Jeffery Polich, 25, 1707 Kelly Ave., Crest Hill, arrested at about 4:20 a.m. July 3 at Route 53 and Taylor Road and charged with improper lane usage and on an in-state warrant. Rubio Ramirez, 32, 308 Honeytree Drive, Romeoville, arrested at about 12:45 p.m. July 4 at Marquette and Naperville drives and charged with no driver's license and failure to reduce speed. Song …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your southwest suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to James Dziak, who provided the winning punchline to last week's cookout cow cartoon: How do you like your Butt Steak?
Monday, July 4, 2011
Residents mark 235 years of American independence with concert, fireworks.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jan Ivaska
Monday, July 4, 2011
Armed with blankets, folding chairs, wagons and picnic baskets, Romeoville residents enjoyed the pre-July 4th festivities at the Deer Crossing Park amphitheater and Village Park on Sunday. Attendees took in a concert by BBI before turning their eyes to the skies for the village's annual Independence Day fireworks display.
Sunday, July 3, 2011
When it comes to fireworks, some people are all thumbs. Make sure you still have both of them when the holiday's over.
Patch photographer offers advice on capturing that sparkle in the sky.
Capturing fireworks with the camera is a challenge that can be mastered with the right equipment and settings on your camera. The following images will guide you to capturing fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. You'll have plenty of opportunities to test your newly learned skills this Fourth of July; check out Patch's roundup of local Independence Day festivities.
Friday, July 1, 2011
The staff at the hospital in Joliet near Shorewood wants you to stay out of the emergency room this weekend.
The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and along with it, all the holiday fun and peril it involves. The staff at Silver Cross Hospital hopes you won't be requiring medical attention on our nation's birthday, and shared some tips for keeping safe. Here they are: Traveling in your holiday plans? With more people on the roads during the holiday, it’s more important than ever to drive safely—which means being well rested, buckling up, observing speed limits and following the rules of the road. Also, carry a disaster supplies kit in your trunk and pay attention to the weather forecast for your destination. Weather Web sites can help you avoid storms that could impact your safety. If you plan on drinking, designate a driver who won’t …
Firework-related injury not as common as you would think, doctor says.
Emergency room crews at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital are preparing for a busy Fourth of July weekend. But it’s not necessarily because of what you think. Fred Rothenberger, an emergency room doctor with the hospital, said firework-related injuries have significantly decreased during the last 10 or 15 years, leaving alcohol-related injuries the norm. Add into the mix the forecasted sweltering heat, and Rothenberger said emergency room personnel could be in for an extremely busy weekend. “I saw that (Friday) is supposed to be up near 100 degree heat and if that’s the case, we’ll get a ton of heat related injuries over the weekend,” he said. “The heat exhaustion starts to kick in.” But that’s not to say there won’t be any firework-related …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Get involved with Romeoville Patch by answering the question of the day on our site and on our Facebook page.
Welcome to our newest feature—our weekday Facebook Fan Poll. At Romeoville Patch, we value our readers' opinions very much. So much so that we put up a new Facebook Fan Poll every day here on the site, and on our Facebook page, which you can access by clicking HERE. We'll have options to vote for on the Facebook page, much like any reader poll you see with other news outlets. But on the site, you'll be able to expand on your answer—go a bit more in-depth by telling us why you answered the way you did. Regardless, this feature is designed to get you involved in as many different ways as we can. So if you have any suggestions on how we can improve this feature, let us know by dropping us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Today's …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
These Independence Day festivities feature plenty of performances, food, activities and, of course, fireworks for the whole family to enjoy.
ALL- AMERICAN CELEBRATION WHAT: At the Budweiser Concert Pavilion, visitors can expect entertainment from bands including Josh and The Empty Pockets, Rendition and The Gina Glocksen Band, as well as a food pavilion, outdoor tavern, beer garden and games and activities for the kids. Fireworks begin after the national anthem at 9:15 p.m. WHEN: 3 p.m. Monday; fireworks at 9:15 p.m. WHERE: Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Drive MORE INFO: View the flyer, call the Bolingbrook Golf Club at (630) 771-9400. FREEDOM PARADE WHAT: With a "Freedom Parade" beginning at 6 p.m., Channahon's celebration will allow children from the area to decorate their bikes and wagons as well as enjoy a concert in the park and other games and activities, including …
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
According to village documents, the annual fest is set for Aug. 4-7.
Expect fireworks—at least on the agenda—at Wednesday night’s village board meeting. Trustees will vote on a proposal to stick with the vendor that has provided fireworks displays for the Fourth of July and the annual RomeoFest for nearly two decades. Parks and Recreation Director Kelly Rajzer is slated to present a request seeking the board’s approval to award Lumina, Inc., with a $17,000 contract to provide fireworks on July 3 and an $8,500 agreement for a fireworks display on the last day of RomeoFest. According to village documents, the dates for this year’s fest are Aug. 4 through Aug. 7. The proposal asks the board to waive bidding on the contracts in favor of continuing to work with Lumina, which has provided the annual displays for …