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APRIL 10, 2014

Vol. 7 No. 39

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Recognizing merit in the community

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By Laura Katauskas | Staff Reporter Years in the making, improvements to the Bolingbrook Clow International Airport will become a reality after working with legislators to approve the estimated $6.4 million project. Since 2004, the village has been requesting that the Federal Aviation Authority and the Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics program provide funding for a replacement runway for the airport.

The original $10 million project has been pared down from widening the runway from 100 feet to 75 feet. It currently stands at 50 feet wide, which has long been considered substandard, said Joe DePaulo, manager of the airport. In addition, new lighting will be provided, as well as stormwater management that will benefit the entire surrounding area.

>> See ‘FLIGHT’ page 22

Local heroes honored by VFW during ceremony By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

Bolingbrook VFW Post 5917 made a point to give credit where credit is due, recently announcing its People of the Year Awards. Included in the mix were Police Officer of the Year, Jason Mitchem; Firefighter of the Year, Lt. Frank DiGiovanni; Electrical Foreman of the Public Works Department, Jim Frasco, and Teacher of the Year, Courtney Thomas.

Officer of the Year Jason Mitchem A life-long resident of Bolingbrook, Mitchem joined the police department as a cadet in 2000 and became a sworn police officer in 2007. As a member of the police department, he has received the Bolingbrook Fire Department Unit Citation, >> see merit | page 18


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Summer learning program continues Registration deadline nears By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

The Valley View School District’s Summer Learning Experience will continue this year, with school officials promoting its success in reducing learning loss over the summer months. The SLE program was created in 2012 to decrease the learning loss experienced during the summer months. A committee examined various best practices, researching other programs in other districts and developed a unique program with its daylong approach and balance of both core and enrichment classes. The program is open to all students and those students who appear to be suffering from an achievement gap will be encouraged to attend. The SLE mirrors what is happening during the regular school year. The program includes hands-on materials and techniques, and the “bestof-the-best” certified teachers provide age-appropriate reading and math skills enhancement in special slots throughout the day, teaching core classes. In addition, students also participate in a wide variety of summer fun activities that have educational merit including

>> QUICK FACT: Cost is $100 a week for students to receive a full day of math and reading skill development, enrichment, nutritious food and fun. The sixweek program begins June 12 and runs through July 25.

projects about space or fairy tales for example. District officials have previously stated that in comparing MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) scores, on average, students who participated in SLE over the summer received an advantage over their non-SLE peers in both reading and math Overall, SLE students experienced less summer learning loss and SLE student’s scores saw greater fall-to-fall gain in both reading and math than their non-SLE peers. Cost is $100 a week for students to receive a full day of math and reading skill development, enrichment, nutritious food and fun. The six-week program begins June 12 and runs through July 25. The program is open to children who will be in kindergarten through 5th grade (classes will be organized by >> see summer | page 4


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Kaupas gains a vote after more ballots counted Nick Ficarello not conceding in race By Nick Reiher Managing Editor

After nearly two hours of counting the provisional and absentee ballots from the March 18 Primary, Will County clerk’s officials said Ken Kaupas added gained one vote in his race against Nick Ficarello for the GOP nomination for sheriff. In the provisional ballots,when people are allowed to vote at their polling places on Election Day under certain conditions,

Schultz Voots said she Kaupas received 32 votes to would have those totals 31 for Ficarello. later Tuesday, and they It was at that point Kaupas would be official April 8. said he and Ficarello locked Ficarello, a former eyes across the room as if to sheriff’s deputy chief, said say, “No surprise there.” It had he was not conceding. He been close on March 18, when wanted to talk to his legal Kaupas tallied 20,388 votes counsel and campaign and Ficarello received 20,165. Nick Ficarello Ken Kaupas leaders to figure out the Political insiders said even next step. He could ask for that seemingly small amount of counter, 202 were found to be a partial recount of selected votes as the difference was too much for Ficarello to overcome. acceptable, and the count was precincts in the county where But he and his supporters were exactly down the middle: 101 for he believes he could pick up enough votes. Or, he said, it is there in the basement of the Will Kaupas; 101 for Ficarello. That tally made some ballots possible he could run as an County Building April 1 to hope still being counted from the independent in November. for the best. Either way, he said, he would But after clerk’s workers fed Aurora portion of Will County the 291 absentee ballots in the moot. Will County Clerk Nancy have an answer in a couple days.

Kaupas pretty much acted the winner, accepting congratulations and expressing relief following Tuesday’s count. He and Democratic nominee Mike Kelley, who won easily on March 18, already have talked, he said. Kelley works under Kaupas, Deputy Chief of the sheriff’s Special Operations Bureau. Kaupas, cousin of outgoing Sheriff Paul Kaupas, said they talked about keeping things professional in the office. Both agreed that was key, he said. “When you walk in in the morning, you have to talk off that political hat,” Kaupas said.

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McGee kicks off Relay Recess Flushing in Bolingbrook ensure water quality campaign for Cancer Society to Flushing helps ensure Jamie McGee Elementary School formally launched its month-long Relay Recess fundraising drive for the American Cancer Society during two assemblies March 31. The fundraiser will play a key role in the Bolingbrook school’s Pay it Forward 365 campaign this spring. In addition to seeking pledges for the Relay Recess Walk that will take place during physical education classes on May 2, students will also have an opportunity to purchase “Random Acts of Kindness” slips for 10 cents each to write kind words about another student, teachers or administrators. The

kind words will turn into special links for a chain that will be posted outside each classroom. “Kindness means you want to make other people happy,” McGee Nurse Gail Shaw told students. “It shows other people you care about them.” Any community members wishing to donate to the Relay Recess campaign is invited to contact the McGee front office.

First ever BHS drama team to make it to state finishes 12th Bolingbrook High School’s “Of Mice and Men” finished 12th in the state at last weekend’s Illinois High School Association

Drama and Group Presentation State Finals in Springfield. Cast members for the drama included Greg Ciullo, Nick Jacobs, Brendan Furlong, Eric Page, Gabriella Gallegos and Davonte Sanders. Crew members included Student Sound Technician De’Von Richardson and Student Lighting Director Christy Parzyszek as well as Jazmyne Tyler, Samantha Cole, Bailey Jarvis Taylor, Kayla Lottie, Dania Harris, Jen Lucchesi, Marisa Vargas and Brandi Hardwick. This is the first team in BHS history to advance to the IHSA drama/group interpretation state finals.

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Illinois American Water will be flushing water mains and hydrants in the Bolingbrook service area. Flushing is scheduled to continue throughout the summer. Illinois American Water conducts an annual flushing program of its water distribution system to help ensure continued high-quality water service. Flushing the water system entails sending a rapid flow of water through the water mains. As part of the flushing program, fire hydrants are checked and operated to help ensure fire

protection in the community. According to Michael Smyth, Senior Manager of Field Services and Production for the Chicago Metro District, “Flushing of the water distribution system is performed every year primarily to remove sediment in pipes. An annual flushing program helps to keep fresh and clear water throughout the distribution system.” Illinois American Water will place signs in neighborhoods where flushing is occurring so residents are aware of the system work. While the flushing program is underway, customers may experience a slight drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration.


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Goodson to resign from County Board April 15 She will take a job as Director of Community & Government Relations for Edward-Elmhurst

who is retiring April 11 after nearly 25 years at the health system. Fellow Executive Committee members wished her well at her final meeting on April 3. And she had a lot of By Nick Reiher great things to say about Managing Editor them and County Board staff as well. Lee Ann Goodson Goodson told the staff said she will resign she’s sure she wasn’t from the Will the only board member County Board on calling them regularly April 15, opening to find out information. the way for a Lee Ann Goodson But every time she replacement to be R-Plainfield did, they were friendly, made by the May helpful, professional and 15 board meeting. prompt. Goodson, R-Plainfield, “Melissa (Johannsen, assistant announced recently she will chief of staff) told me, ‘Our job take a job as Director of is to make you look as good as Community & Government possible.’ You have done that.” Goodson also wanted people Relations for Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, effective April 9. to know the hard work and She will replace Sandy Benson, professionalism her fellow

“I’ve never seen a County Board member who doesn’t come to work,” Goodson said. “Whether it’s for their district or not. We care about this county as a whole.” board members give every day, even through some challenging issues. “I’ve never seen a County Board member who doesn’t come to work,” she said. “Whether it’s for their district or not. We care about this county as a whole.” A District 5 Will County Board Member since 2002, Goodson said precinct committeemen in Plainfield

>> summer, from page 2 grade level) in the fall of 2014. All students are welcome, regardless of what town they live in or what school they attend. The program will cost $750 for those who live outside Valley View’s attendance area. Payment plans are available. Special education student participation is voluntary, however these students will not be afforded the same

and Wheatland townships will select a person to replace her on the November ballot. That person’s name will be given to Will County Executive Larry Walsh, who will then submit the name to the full County Board for approval. One scenario has Goodson’s District 5 November runningmate Darren Bennefield being appointed to fill her vacancy. Bennefield then would run with the new person against incumbent Democrat Reed Bible of Plainfield for the two seats in November. Republicans already figured to be focusing on District 5 this year since they were surprised when Bible defeated incumbent County Board member John Argoudelis in November 2012. Bible’s victory, aided by a Democratic turnout in the Aurora portion of Will County,

helped the Democrats gain a 13-13 split on the board. With tie-breakers going to Walsh, the split gave the Democrats a majority they hadn’t had on the board for more than 30 years. Republicans in Plainfield and Wheatland townships each need to organize before they vote on Goodson’s replacement. Precinct committeemen were just elected or re-elected on March 18, and they need to select leadership and nominating committees. Goodson also will resign her position as County Government Coordinator for House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. She was Will County Legislative Coordinator for former House Republican Leader Tom Cross from 2004 to 2013.

level of support/services they receive during the school year or in the Extended School Year. The program will be held at the following locations: Hill Elementary School - for 2014-15 Hill, Skoff, King and Hermansen students Independence Elementary School - for 2014-15 McGee, Independence, Pioneer, and Oak View students Tibbott Elementary School

- for 2014-15 Ward, Tibbott, Wood View, Salk, and K-2 Bilingual Education students. To sign up, mail in or return registration form with payment by April 25 to the Valley View Administration Center. Registration forms can be found online and at all schools. For more information, call 815-886-2277 or visit http:// summerfun.vvsd.org.


caleNDar APRIL 10 Bingo Night/Fish Fry. Friends of the Levy Board fundraiser at 251 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Game time at 6 p.m. $25 for one book; $35 for two books (per person). For more information, call 630-759-4111. Journey to the Cross. 10 a.m. to noon at the Zion Lutheran Church. 22007 Book Road. (corner of Book Road and Hassert Boulevard).Take the opportunity to walk in Jesus’ footsteps during Holy Week. Smell the aroma of anointing perfume, taste Passover food, feel a crown of thorns, pet a live donkey, and so much more. You will hear about Jesus from Bible witnesses and be a part of the Passion experience.For more information, visit our website: http://ZionNapervilleJTC. wordpress.com Journeys take approximately an hour. While reservations are not required, they may be created on the event website. There is no cost for admission; a freewill donation plate will be available. For more information, call 630904-1124.

APRIL 12 Romeoville Humane Society Annual Spring Craft Fair. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friendship Center, 175 S. Highpoint Dr. Photographer will be available for pictures of pets and family. Raffles,

Adoptable Dogs, Lots of vendor tables. All proceeds benefit the Romeoville Humane Society. Thank you for your support. Visit our website at www. r o m e o v i l l e h u m a n e s o c i e t y. org or e-mail us for more information at info@ romeovillehumanesociety.org.

APRIL 13 Romeoville Veteran’s Commission Scholarship Fund Pancake Breakfast. 8 to11 a.m.Romeoville Recreation Department, 900 W. Romeo Road. Please join us at our fundraiser to support the Scholarship Fund. All proceeds will go towards the Veterans Commission Student Scholarship Fund which goes to a high school ROTC student and one scholarship to a high school child of a veteran. If you wish to make a donation to this cause, please contact Colleen Palmer at the Romeoville Recreation Department at 815.886.6222. CPAAR Alumni Bunco Party. 1 to 5 p.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Center, The Drdak Room, 900 W. Romeo Road,Romeoville.Citizens Police Academy Alumni of Romeoville is having a Bunco Party Fundraiser to support CPAAR. Tickets are $5 in advance (by April 10th) OR $6 at the door. Call Nancy for tickets at 815886-0556. There will be door prizes and prizes for play. CPAAR is a non-for-profit group that

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Brooks Middle School Spring Choir Concert. 7 p.m. at Brooks Middle School, 350 Blair Lane. Bolingbrook.The Concert, lasting 30-35 minutes, will be immediately followed by a reception where refreshments will be served. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information contact the Brooks Middle School Choir Sponsor & Music teacher, Virginia Ireland, at 630-759-6340 or at irelandva@ vvsd.org.

APRIL 29 Relay For Life of Romeoville “Luau Kickoff Party.” 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road. Food, Team Registration, Door Prizes and Fun. Cancer Survivors Celebrated. Find out how to join our event and much more. For more information, visit www. relayforlife.org/romeovilleil or contact Carrie Robinette at 708-633-7771 or email: carrie. robinette@cancer.org.

ONGOING Lenten Fish Dinner. 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. George Serbian Social Center, 310 Stryker, Joliet. Serving every Friday thru April

THE BUGLE APRIL 10, 2014 5 1. Serving Fried or Baked Fish Dinners and Shrimp Dinners. Salad, vegetable, choice of baked or french fried potato, rice pilaf, bread and butter. Complementary coffee, cash bar. Carry-outs available. 815725-5502. Are you a crafter? Do you have handmade items you’d like to sell? Please contact the Romeoville Humane Society, they will be hosting an Easter Craft Fair fundraising event April 12th, in Romeoville. Email their Fundraising Chair @ dlove0825@yahoo.com, please indicate Spring Craft Fair in the subject line and she will give you a call. Panic Attack Support Group of Bolingbrook. Anyone who is dealing with panic attacks, anxiety attacks, or social phobia is welcome to attend this support group. We meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. Please visit Meetup.com to RSVP http:// www.meetup.com/AnxietyPanic-Attack-Support-Group-OfBolingbrook-Naper/. American Sign Language interpreted Mass is offered at St. Francis of Assisi, 1501 W. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook every Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. Mass.

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clifford william siok Clifford William Siok, Sr., age 75,of Oswego,died Sunday,April 6, 2014 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. He was born Jan. 31, 1939 in Chicago to Edmund and Alice Siok. Clifford had been a resident of Mooseheart as a child, and he worked for Global Mobile in Forestview, Ill., FKA Itell Container in the truck tire division prior to his retirement. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Oswego, the Moose Lodge in Naperville, and the Sons of the American Legion Post in Lockport. Clifford is survived by his wife Joannie, two daughters, Tammy (James) Vanderborg of Jefferson City, MO and Robin (Larry) Beason of Richmond Park, his son Clifford J (Kimberly) Siok of Yorkville, and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother.A gathering of family and friends will take place from 4 p.m. until a memorial service at 8 p.m. on Friday,April 11, 2014 at the Dunn Family Funeral Home with Crematory, 1801 Douglas Road, Oswego. Cremation took place at American Crematory. For additional information, call 630-554-3888 or visit www. dunnfamilyfuneralhome.com.


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The following items were compiled from the official reports of the Bolingbrook Police Department. Appearing in the police blotter does not constitute a finding of guilt, only a court of law can make that determination.

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Cesar Arguell, 21, 608 Cedar Court, Romeoville, was arrested March 20 and charged with possession of stolen property. A cell phone was taken from the 100 block of N. Bolingbrook Drive.

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Guy Baillargeon, 35, 15 Elm Court, was arrested at 6:38 p.m. March 20 and charged with an in-state warrant on the 300 block of W. Briarcliff Road.

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David Hill, 21, 323 Blackfoot Drive, was arrested at 11:31 p.m. March 20 and charged with resisting

a peace officer, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and possession of drug equipment, following a call to the residence for a domestic disturbance. The offender then ran and fought with officers.

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A 53’ trailer was removed from a parking lot on the 200 block of Old Chicago Drive between March 20 and 21.

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Marvin Alexander, 47 of 111 N. Cranberry was arrested at 2:20 a.m. March 21 and charged with improper lane usage, resisting arrest and DUI, following a traffic stop on North Bolingbrook Drive and Northridge Avenue.

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Ryan Tierney, 19, of 827 College Boulevard, Apt 201, Addison, was arrested at 8:30 p.m. March 22 and charged with an equipment violation,

improper lane usage, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, following a traffic stop on the 200 block of Lily Cache Lane.

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A 2008 utility trailer was removed from the parking lot on the 600 block of E. 107th St. between March 21 and March 22. Loss valued at $100,000.

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Joy Taborn, 39 of 373 Elm St., Milton, Wisconsin was arrested March 23 and charged with retail theft and taken into custody.

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Kristo Jano, 20, of 704 Blackhawk Lane was arrested at 9:40 a.m. March 24 and charged with an equipment violation on vehicle, possession of cannabis and possession of drug equipment, following a traffic stop on the 700 block of Blackhawk Lane.

More than $1,000 in scrap metal was reported stolen from the 700 block of South Weber Road by an unknown subject after 1:30 p.m. March 24.

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Robin Clemens, 25, of 555 Valerie Lane #6, Addison, was arrested at 6:25 p.m. March 24 and charged with unlawful operation of an uninsured motor vehicle, driving without insurance, driving with a suspended license and unlawful possession of drug equipment in the vehicle, following a traffic stop on Pinecrest and Rockhurst Road.

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Officers were called to LA Fitness, 506 N. Janes Avenue, at 12:30 p.m. March 24 for reports of a wallet containing currency and an identification, a men’s jacket and keys and a men’s watch. Items were valued

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at more than $500, taken by unknown subject(s). A 2004 Wabash trailer valued over $25,000 was reported stolen from the 200 block of East Old Chicago Drive, taken by unknown subject(s) sometime after 6 a.m. March 24.

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A 2001 Stoughton trailer valued more than $10,000 was reported stolen from the 1400 block of Remington Boulevard, taken by unknown subject(s), sometime after 11:30 a.m. March 24.

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Officers were called to LA Fitness, 506 N Janes Avenue, at 10:15 a.m. March 26 for reports of a theft from a gym locker; men’s clothing, a gold chain and currency valued at $500 were taken from a pried open, gym locker.

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Heading to Springfield? Capitol idea Farm Bureau Manager Mark Schneidewind had worked with our local legislators’ schedules for many weeks to keep our visits running smoothly By Nick Reiher Managing Editor

I want to tell you about my first trip to the state Capitol without nuns, but first, some housekeeping: Athletes go into a slump; it’s pretty common. It happens to newspaper people, too. Seems like there are days … weeks, where errors are more common than before. I had a couple weeks like that. In my column haranguing the Will County Board Democrats for hammering on each other, I mentioned they wound up in November 2012 with a split: 12 Democrats and 12 Republicans. There is an even split, but it happens to be 13 and 13. The point still is the same, however. Then, I’m talking to the former president of the union at the now-closed Illinois Youth Center- Joliet. She gave me some nice information, and I congratulated myself for remembering that Sharon Konopka, my teammate on the Turn Back the Clock fitness competition, maybe would like to weigh in on state Sen. Pat McGuire’s news that Gov. Quinn has a plan to repurpose the center, bringing back some 300 jobs. Only problem was, I confused her name with that of the Plainfield Police Chief, John Konopek. I called and told Sharon, and she was a good sport. Although I have a feeling if she’s hadn’t broken her ankle at one of our team workouts, her foot might have had a date with my butt. It’s a good thing I’m not a surgeon, and I just nicked my reputation a bit; not a crucial artery. Either way, sorry about that.

Now, to business: I actually missed the workout where Sharon broke her ankle because I traveled to Springfield with some Will County Farm Bureau members. The last time I had been inside the Capitol was during my eighth grade class trip. I remember former WGN reporter Frank Rios good naturedly chided one of my classmates. One of the nuns, a Golden Gloves runnerup, overheard; did not grasp the concept of joke and nearly separated the kid from his soul.

those of you who think there is chronic overspending in springfield need only to dine at the cafeteria.the pork chop special was so small even Bill Johnson had a tough time identifying it as pork. and that’s saying something. Good times. This time was much more fun. Farm Bureau Manager Mark Schneidewind had worked with our local legislators’ schedules for many weeks to keep our visits running smoothly. It was hectic and a heckuva lot of fun. The Capitol renovations are amazing. It is a beautiful building: lots of wood, glass and little meeting rooms just about everywhere and, of course, the rotunda. Lots of walking. Lots of meetings. Our local legislators, some of whom we had seen at the summer Legislative Barn Meetings, were glad to see us, even though it also happened

to be the day Gov. Quinn finally gave his budget address and the final week for their bills to get assigned to a committee. No way we were going to get into the gallery for the speech. We and about 75 of our closest new friends packed into a tiny room with a couple of televisions to watch. Thank goodness, Quinn kept it to about 40 minutes, just before my right leg went completely numb. Those of you who think there is chronic overspending in Springfield need only to dine at the cafeteria. The pork chop special was so small even Bill Johnson had a tough time identifying it as pork. And that’s saying something. We made up for it at dinner, going to Saputo’s, a 66-yearold Italian restaurant that is purportedly one of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s favorite places. I don’t always agree with his politics, but I will say the guy knows Italian food. Good stuff, Maynard. The highlight for me, though, was hearing from one of my fellow Governmental Affairs Committee members, Steve Warrick. Steve said he came back from Springfield with a new appreciation of what our legislators have to put up with: hundreds of bills coming at them from different directions; the same with constituents, some of whom have a very different idea of which of those bills are important. I wonder how many of us would like a job that can be nearly 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for about $70,000 a year? We visited with state Rep. Emily McAsey of Lockport while she was rocking her baby girl in her arms. Her small office was filled with baby toys, she said. A couple of us were exhausted just trying to keep up with them for a day. But it was a good day. And I’m glad I went. You should, too, sometime.


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VVSD honors 36 students with ‘Those Who Excel’ awards Luncheon hosted by Board of Education Top achievers from Bolingbrook and Romeoville high schools were honored at the annual Valley View School District 365U “Those Who Excel” luncheon at Bolingbrook Golf Club April 2. Hosted by the Board of Education, Those Who Excel has honored the “doers” and “achievers” in VVSD high schools since the early 1970s when several students were taken out to lunch by the school board president and district superintendent. As the years went by, other board members and administrations joined in the annual outing to honor the young men and women who most demonstrated potential for becoming our leaders of tomorrow. The end of the year get-together has become one of the highlights of the year for students, board members and administrators.

Honored from Bolingbrook High School were: Brian Parro—Academic Top Senior: Illinois State Scholar, Class Valedictorian, All-State Mathlete, numerous music and Scouting awards, Wind Symphony, Jazz Band I, Sunrise Singers Vice President, King of Madrigals, Pep Band, Marching Band, Drum Major, Thespian Troupe 3414 Secretary,National Honor Society, Spring Musical. Undecided on which college he will attend but plans on eventually going to Harvard Law School Nicholas Perry—Outstanding Male Athlete: Football Captain and MVP, All-Conference, Guide Right, Bolingbrook Park District lifeguard. Will attend Milliken University and major in sociology. Sydney Banks—Outstanding Female Athlete: All Conference cross country and track, Golden Apple and Redbird scholarship recipient, National Honor Society. Will attend Illinois State University and major in English in order to be a teacher. Andrew Cate—Outstanding

Math Student : Illinois state Scholar, Benedictine Presidential Scholarship and Leadership Award winner, National Honor Society, cross country, track, National Society of High School Scholars. Will attend Benedictine University and major in mathematics. Mitchell Yelenosky— Outstanding Science Student: Illinois State Scholar, AP Scholar, Top Ten percent of class, 1st Honor Roll, President of National Honor Society, Best buddies, Washington, D.C. people to People Ambassador, karate, track, cross country, All Academic Athlete Award. Undecided on college but will major in engineering. Erik Speakman—Outstanding ROTC Student: BHS AFJROTC Wing Commander, Air Force Association Award and various other honors. AFJROTC Drill Team, baseball, bowling. Will attend Lewis University and major in air traffic control. >> to see the full version of this story, check out buglenewspapers.com


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Horoscopes Familiarity breeds contempt. This week, familiarity may breed a need to defend your position or start a squabble in order to get attention. You can easily mistake other people’s intentions, so seek clarity.

Remove bitter roots before they grow to bear sour fruit. The week ahead might be challenging if a loved one or partner gives your ideas the cold shoulder. Avoid feelings of resentment; don’t let sour grapes grow wild.

The most important person in the world might be in your own backyard. Don’t get carried away by romantic fantasies in the week ahead. Best friends might need your steady hand and sensible head to guide them.

There’s no wrong time to do the right thing. In an effort to set things right, however, you could create disruptions. You may be elected to clean up the mess when the applecart is upset in the week ahead.

A bed of roses might look inviting in the week to come, but roses have thorns, so it might not be what you expect. Loved ones could disturb the peace and quiet, or provoke you with surprising actions and ideas.

Money is meant to be spent, but not too quickly or without forethought. During the week ahead, an emphasis may be placed on finances and possessions that redefine your sense of what constitutes lasting values.

The fog comes in on little cat feet. Convoluted schemes might backfire so don’t let your imagination run away with you. Avoid signing agreements this week, or at least remember to read the fine print.

The quickest path between two points is a straight line. In the week to come, people may seem to mask their true intentions by sidestepping crucial issues. Iron out differences as quickly as possible.

Stand on your own two feet. Your ability to act without supervision is your most valuable asset. This isn’t a good week to turn a hobby into an incomeproducing venture or to draw friends in on a business deal.

Don’t jump out of the frying pan right into the fire. Don’t act on impulse and whim during the coming week. A special someone expects you to fulfill your duties and may not be willing to follow your pipe dreams.

If someone judges you, they don’t define you; they define themselves. In the week ahead, you may need to walk the line between giving people the benefit of the doubt and maintaining healthy skepticism.

An aura of romantic bliss may develop this week, so being all alone simply won’t do. Guard against becoming involved in new entanglements or romantic ventures, but spend time with trusted companions.

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INSIDE: Bolingbrook softball off to fast start, page 12; Baseball team wins first game, heads to Florida, page 13

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Moore has strong first year at SMU By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

One season ago, Ben Moore was both the Voyager Media Player of the Year and the Prep Shootout MVP. Fast forward one year later and the former Bolingbrook big man is a consistent performer for Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The freshman has appeared in every game and averages 6.4 points and 3.7 rebounds off the bench this season and has helped the Mustangs to their 10th 20-win season in history and first since the 1999-00 season. The 24 wins is the most in the program since 1987-88 when the Mustangs won a program-best 28 games, a feat this year’s team could tie. Unfortunately for SMU, it will be attempting to get to that mark in the National Invitational Tournament as the Mustangs were left out of the NCAA tournament. “This makes us a lot more hungry,” Moore said. “We thought we were in it and now we (went)in and tried and win the NIT for the seniors and then next year we will go in with a chip on our shoulders. We (played) this NIT with a chip on our shoulders too.” In the opening game of the NIT, Moore tallied 11 points and had seven rebounds in a 68-54 win over UC Irvine. It was Moore’s ninth double digit scoring game this season. Moore also posts a 64.5 field goal percentage on the season, currently the best mark ever by an SMU player with at least 75 made field goals. The Mustangs fell just shy of the title, falling to Minnessota 65-63. Moore posted five points

and a pair of rebounds. Moore said he is just happy the hard work paid off. For his efforts this season, Moore was named American Athletic Conference rookie of the week three times during the year. “I have had some ups and downs this season,” he said.“My expectations were to come in and work hard and see where that got me.” The first was after he tallied 13 points, nine rebounds, three assists and had two blocks against Rhode Island in his second collegiate game. Moore was 6-for-9 from the field, and four of his nine rebounds were on the offensive end. The second time he earned the honor was when he helped SMU to a pair of American Athletic Conference over Rutgers and Houston in late January. Moore scored 12 points with five rebounds and two assists, going 4-of-5 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line in a 70-56 win against the Scarlet Knights. He added five points and two rebounds in a 75-68 win at Houston. The third time came when he tallied a team-high 15 points, two assists, two blocks and a steal against then No. 7 Cincinnati in early February. In the game, Moore was 4-of-4 from the field and 7-of-7 from the free throw line. Over the week, he averaged 12.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in the Mustangs’ two games. After the Cincinnati win, SMU coach Larry Brown had high praise for Moore in the post game press conference. “His biggest problem is his coach doesn’t know how to >> see MOORE | page 15

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Bolingbrook graduate Ben Moore helped SMU to the NIT title game.


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Bolingbrook softball off to fast start By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

While the Bolingbrook softball bats haven’t been quiet to start the season, they really haven’t been needed a whole lot as junior pitcher Megan Lotarski has been dominant through the first two games of the season. She has had nearly the same stat line in each game, as she has allowed two hits and struck out 16 batters in each contest, a 4-1 win over Oswego East and a 7-0 win over Romeoville. “Megan has been on fire. She had 16 strikeouts today and 16 yesterday and only allowed two hits in each game,” said

Bolingbrook coach Jean RyanMoak. “She is in her rhythm and as long as she stays in her rhythm and the bats and defense comes around, we will have a good season. You can see the growth in her, mentally and physically.” There are a few things the Raiders need to clean up. “We need to be a little more disciplined at the plate and cut down on the strikeouts,” RyanMoak said. “You can tell we have been cooped up because they have come out here and they have been aggressive and really attacking. Today was our second game, so it was nice to have two games back to back and it was nice to get two Ws.

We need a little bit of work and that I think will smooth out when we have a chance to be on the field and practice a little.” The Raider bats have been successful, earning eight hits against Oswego East and hammering out 12 against the Spartans. Against the Wolves, Brie Smith had two doubles and an RBI, while Gianna Espositio went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Against Romeoville, the Raiders were led by Esposito, (2-4), Dani Cinquepalmi (2-4), Olivia Simpson (2-4), Jen Jacobson (3-4 3 RBI) and Lotarski (2-4, 2 RBI). Ryan-Moak said she is looking for a mix of young and veteran players to lead the team. “Nicole Bond is a freshman behind the plate,” she said. “Bringing up a freshman to work with a junior pitcher, but they really clicked and that was great. We have our second baseman, Esposito, who is >> see FAST | page 14

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Bolingbrook’s Megan Lotarski struck out 32 batter in her first two outings this season.


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Tuf Borland and the Raiders played in Florida over spring break.

Raiders earn first win, head south By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

When the Bolingbrook baseball team got outdoors for its first game of the season last week, the elements played a role in the game, which ended in a 2-2 tie with Plainfield East. With the Raiders leading 2-1 in the top of the seventh inning, a misplayed line drive to left field allowed the Bengals to tie the game. “It is nice to be outside, to be out in this weather, not so much. This was our first time outdoors and other teams have been out a few times,” said Bolingbrook coach Chris Malinoski. “We will learn what way a ball comes off the bat from a lefthander and stuff like that. The teams that progress use getting outdoors as a building block, not a stumbling block. Hopefully we will learn from this and get better.” The weather also limited the ability of the Raider pitching staff. “They did a pretty good job

for the first time out there,” Malinoski said. “They had a little control issues, but that is to be expected. They were limited to two pitches probably because of the elements and just the first time on dirt. It is a lot different than pitching inside in a controlled environment.” The elements shouldn’t be an issue for the Raiders over spring break as they will travel to Orlando, Florida to play five games at Champion Stadium, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. Bolingbrook will play warm weather teams, as well as a team from New Jersey. “I am assuming New Jersey has been under snow just like us,” Malinoski said. The Raiders will also face Chicago’s Whitney Young while in Florida. No matter who it plays, Bolingbrook will be looking to get in sync after losing most of its team to graduation. >> see SOUTH | page 16

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>> FAST, from page 12 an overall good player. She is our leadoff hitter, but she has

power and can hit the ball, but can still be a bunter, so that is nice to have.” The Raiders will need all

of their players as Ryan-Moak only carried 11 this year. “I like a small team, so I only kept 11,” she said. “For the first

time, I have 11 kids and they are all gamers. They all gel and it is really nice. “They are all willing to do

whatever is needed to help the team.” Follow @Hear_The_Beard mark@buglenewspapers.com


THE BUGLE APRIL 10, 2014 >> MOORE, from page 11 use him,” joked the Hall of Fame coach. “He gets better every day. He gets better in practice. I was thrilled because he doesn’t show much emotion and after the game, I could see he was really excited and that pumped me up. They were pressing us and he is a great ball handler and he helped relieve the pressure. He can do a lot of things. I know he wants to get better and we have to figure out how to help.” In that game, the SMU fans stormed the court to celebrate with the team, something Brown said he hopes never happens again. Brown said, he hopes wins over highly-ranked opponents becomes a regular feat and not something worth court storming. While, Moore shares that

desire, he also said it was a great moment. “That is a moment that I will remember my whole life,” Moore said. “But like coach Brown said, and he is right, we want to win those games all the time.” Brown has sung Moore’s praises on multiple occasions this season, noting the sky is the limit for the former Raider. “I may be impartial, but I think Ben is going to be special,” Brown said. “He doesn’t even know how good he is.” Moore said words like that from a legendary coach make him want to be his best. “It feels great,” Moore said. “Coach Brown has believed in me from the beginning and it feels good to hear him say that. It just builds my confidence.” Follow @Hear_The_Beard mark@buglenewspapers.com

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Final Four Flashback: Kenny Battle JCA girls basketball coach reflects on his run with Illinois 25 years ago By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

As the NCAA tournament comes and goes year after year, the teams are filled more and more with one-and-done freshmen who are in college simply because the NBA rules say they can’t turn pro until a year out of high school. That was not always the case. In the past, players stayed in college for a few years and the goals were more about winning than cashing in for a big contract. This season is the 25th anniversary of the 1989 University of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team which advanced to the Final Four, one of those teams that played for the team pride and a passion to win. The Flyin’ Illini, as the team was dubbed by broadcaster Dick Vitale, was a team made up of almost all in-state products that reached the Final Four and were one basket away from playing for the National Championship. A captain on that team was Kenny Battle, a West Aurora product who transferred to Illinois after spending two seasons at Northern Illinois University. Now he is an assistant >> SOUTH, from page 13 “We lost 14 seniors and had only four returners coming back,” Malinoski said.

coach with the Joliet Catholic Academy girls basketball team, where his daughter was a starting freshman for the Class 3A state runners up. Battle took a look back at 25 years after advancing to the Final Four. “We had an opportunity to win the national championship and to know that you were one of four teams that were still playing that late in the season showed that the hard work and dedication that you put forth paid off,” Battle said. “That is an experience that not a lot of guys or a lot of teams get the opportunity to experience.” Illinois faced Big Ten opponent Michigan in Seattle in the semifinal and the Wolverines upset the Illini 83-81 on a lastsecond shot by Sean Higgins. “We didn’t care that we were playing a conference opponent,” Battle said.“We had an opponent and we were prepared to play whoever it was and we had a great setting in Seattle and we had an opportunity to win a national championship. It didn’t happen for us, but we had every opportunity.” Michigan won the title that year, defeating Seaton Hall 8079 in overtime. “It made it better (that the Illini lost to the eventual

champion), but it till didn’t make us feel any better,” Battle said.“We wanted to be the ones hoisting that trophy at the end of the year.” That year’s Final Four is often considered one of the most entertaining of all time. “Everywhere we go, people always remember that game and talk about that game,” Battle said. “It was really great to be part of that special team from the University of Illinois. We will always be part of the Flyin’ Illini.” Battle said although all the former players are busy, they try to reminisce as much as possible. “Everybody has a lot going on, but any time we get together, we make the best of it,” Battle said.“I stay in touch with all of them. It was a special team. Larry Smith and I were in St. Louis together at an AAU tournament for my seventh grader and we were able to reminisce and talk about the future of Illinois basketball.” Other than advancing to the Final Four, the Flyin’ Illini team had another rarity trait that may never be duplicated in major conference basketball. Four of the five starters and the first man off the bench were all Chicagoland products who all played in at least one IHSA state tournament.The fifth starter, Steven Bardo, was from downstate Alton and all but one of the 15-man roster played high

school basketball in the state of Illinois. Battle led  Aurora West High School to third place in 1984,  Kendall Gill paced Rich Central to a second-place finish in 1986, Lowell Hamilton led Providence-St. Mel to a thirdplace finish in 1984 and a Class A title in 1985, while Marcus Liberty led King to a title in 1986 and a second-place finish in 1987. Both Battle and Liberty were named as one of the 100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball

Tournament announced in 2007. “You had guys all from the state of Illinois, all were either Mr. Basketball or were in contention for Mr. Basketball, all were the best player on their high school team, all had high accolades all had an opportunity to compete in the state tournament,” Battle said. “We all had the opportunity to come together and make it to the Final Four.”

Bolingbrook will look to a few new players to lead the way this year. “DeMarco Mong is our leadoff hitter,” Malinoski said. “He runs

really well and swings the bat pretty good. Jacob Nagel and Matt Jaskowiak will anchor the staff and after that it will be a puzzle and we will fit pieces in where

they fit and hope it works.” Working with that staff will be sophomore Tuf Borland behind the plate for the Raiders. While he may be an underclassman,

Borland is a seasoned veteran as far as athletics go. He was a member of the varsity baseball team a year ago, as well as a two-year starter on football. With all the seniors on the team last season, Borland played out of position, but Malinoski said he is happy to get him back where he belongs. “He is more comfortable behind the plate than he was at third base and third last year for him was new and he was a freshman at the varsity level, so we are hoping that translates into him being more comfortable at the plate,” Malinoski said. “We will have to get used to each other as far as pitches and stuff, but he is a smart kid, he will get it.”

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Former University of Illinois standout Kenny Battle is now a coach on the Joliet Catholic Academy girls basketball staff.

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Masters PIcKs The first major of the year takes place this weekend.

tweets OF tHe weeK robert brost @brooKHoops “Without question one the best games I have ever seen in person and the best Final Four game I have been at!” FranK KaminsKy iii @FsKpart3 “Unbelievable run we gave it this year. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience, but better yet I couldn’t have asked for better teammates. I know I’m never gonna forget this.”

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Favorite social media outlet that you use? I love them all! How often do you use social media? I use it every minute that I get.

sportscenter @sportscenter “Crazy stat of the day: Kentucky has won 11 straight games in the NCAA Tournament. Its last loss came to UConn in 2011 Final Four.”

What do you use social media for? Looking at what others are up to and networking.

wisconsin basKetball @badGermbb “Kentucky started 5 freshmen. A TOTAL of 4 freshmen have started a game in 13 years under Bo Ryan.”

Have you ever tweeted a famous person? Did they respond? Yes, and the Amish mafia responded to me once.

anGelo di carlo @anGdicarlowndu “Love that after a hard fought win, it was Jewell Loyd who pushed Natalie Achonwa back to the locker room via wheelchair. #teammatelove

Who is your favorite pro athlete? Why? Brittney Griner, she’s 6’7”, can dunk, is a good shooter and unstoppable.

Your most memorable sports moment? Winning conference for the first time in my school’s history.


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Real Estate & Business

dave says

Extravagant giving or foolish spending?

Don’t let other family members opinions get you down; you’re allowed to give back to loved ones disciplined with your finances. Dear Dave, For someone in your situation, My husband and I bringing your family together are debt-free, and we for one of the most important have several hundred days of the year isn’t foolish thousand dollars in on any level. savings. We pay for I think it’s awful that you’re our children and Dave Says even having this conversation grandchildren to visit money advice with her. during Christmas each by dave ramsey One of my great dreams year, but my mother years ago was to have the ability thinks this is foolish spending. to do things like that for my family. What do you think? When I was 22, I worked for a real Lindal estate guy who would bring his Dear Linda, entire family in from all over the I’m sure your mom loves you country once a year to go skiing guys a lot, but she’s wrong twice for a week. He and his wife would on this one. First, she should mind pay for everything. They would her own business. Second, you rent a nice chalet, and spend that guys have obviously worked hard time having fun as a family and and been extremely smart and

There are three things you can do with money: spend, save and give.Trust me, giving is the most fun of all! For someone in your situation, bringing your family together for one of the most important days of the year isn’t foolish on any level. growing closer together. I sort of borrowed that idea a while back. Once a year we’ll take all our kids and their spouses on a nice vacation. We pay for everything, and it’s just one of our gifts to them because we love them. So, I think your mom is completely wrong.There are three things you can do with money: spend, save and give. Trust me, giving is the most fun of all! —Dave

Book a hotel room without a credit card?

>> merit, from page 1 Bolingbrook Police Department Lifesaving Award and numerous departmental commendations and letters of appreciation. He has received extensive training in firearms instruction, close quarter handgun skills, rapid medical response, juvenile specialist skills, and drug enforcement training from the U.S. Department of Justice. Mitchem is credited this year with in “all probability, saving his partner’s life,” after intervening and stopping an attack on his partner was being brutally hit with a steel pipe. Mitchem was honored this act of bravery he said was merely an act any one of his fellow officers would have done.

Firefighter of the Year, Lt. Frank DiGiovanni A member of the Bolingbrook Fire Department for 19 years, DiGiovanni is a Fire Officer II, the vice president of the Bolingbrook Firefighters Local 3005 Union, a member of the Firefighters Local 3005 Honor Guard and the Associated Firefighters of Illinois Honor Guard. In addition, he has served with the United States Marine Corps Reserves for eight years. DiGiovanni was recognized for his heroic actions during a single-family fire in a home

Dear Dave, Is it possible to book a hotel room without a credit card? James Dear James, Absolutely, it is. Just use a debit card. I don’t have a credit card.When it comes to finances, the only pieces of plastic you’ll find in my wallet are two debit cards—one for my business, and the other for my personal account. A Visa or Mastercard-branded debit card can be used anywhere credit cards are accepted. And

engulfed with smoke. Upon hearing someone was trapped in the rear of the structure, DiGiovanni immediately entered the building without a hose line and began a left-hand search, finding the victim and pulling him to safety. “Lt. DiGiovanni’s actions and courage this day, making the decision to face conditions with zero visibility and no hose line to make the aggressive interior search, contributed to a life saved,” said Battalion Chief Dan Graff.

Electrical Foreman of the Public Works Department, Jim Frasco After a hockey career with the Detroit Red Wings, Frasco had been an employee of the village since 1979. He worked his way up through the ranks to Senior Water and Wastewater Operator and in 1989 transferred to the electrical section where he now is the Electrical Foreman. Over the years, he has been the lead on many village projects, including the update of traffic signals, the installation of more energy-efficient lighting throughout the village; work on the lighting of the Veterans Memorial in front of Town Center and a host of projects. “Jim’s day-to-day performance and willingness to go beyond the call of duty in handling any

the best part is that you’re not borrowing money when you use one.The funds come directly from your checking account. Some hotels might put a temporary hold on your account for the amount in question, so you need to make sure you actually have the money in the bank. But that just makes sense, doesn’t it? You shouldn’t be traveling without money in the first place. If you’re too broke to travel, then you need to stay home. Pretty simple! —Dave *Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He’s authored four New York Times best-selling books: Financial Peace, More Than Enough, The Total Money Makeover and EntreLeadership.The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 6 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations. Follow Ramsey on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.

emergency cannot be replaced,” said Public Works Director Lucas Rickelman.“He has been, and will continue to be, a tremendous asset to the village.”

Courtney Thomas, Teacher of the Year For the past three years, the VFW honors a teacher of the year who exemplifies keeping the history of our veterans alive in the classroom. Courtney Thomas, teacher at Kingsley Elementary School was the recipient, acknowledging her patriotic spirit to the classroom. Coming from a military home, Thomas said she shares the belief of keeping the rich history of the veterans foremost in students’ minds and is a teacher who encourages students to step out of their comfort zone and achieve to their highest levels. “We couldn’t have found anyone more deserving,” said the VFW post commander. “She puts service for others before herself, and that is what this is all about.” Thomas said she was extremely honored and excited by the award. “I support the military and have the utmost respect for our veterans—you have no idea how much this award means to me, especially since I have the best job in the world,” said Thomas.


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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 856 Bonnie Brae Lane Bolingbrook, IL 60440 (Single family). On the 1st day of May, 2014, to be held at 12:00 noon, at the Will County Courthouse Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Room 201, Joliet, IL 60432, under Case Title: Bank of New York as Trustee for the Certificate Holders CWABS, Inc. Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2005-16 Plaintiff V. Lawrence St. Luce; Amy St. Luce; Household Finance Corporation III; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Nominee for Home Loan Center, Inc. d/b/a Lending Tree Loans; St. Andrews Woods Homeowners Association Defendant.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 433 PRIMROSE LANE BOLINGBROOK, IL 60490 (TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY HOME WITH TWO CAR ATTACHED GARAGE). On the 8th day of May, 2014, to be held at 12:00 noon, at the Will County Courthouse Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Room 201, Joliet, IL 60432, under Case Title: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. Plaintiff V. ALAN L. TUTJE A/K/A ALAN TUTJE; ANN L. TUTJE A/K/A ANN TUTJE; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. S/B/M LASALLE BANK, N.A.; THE BLOOMFIELD WEST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; Defendant.

Case No. 07 CH 1842 in the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County, Illinois.

Case No. 13 CH 2880 in the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County, Illinois.

Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours; plus, for residential real estate, a statutory judicial sale fee calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser to the person conducting the sale, not to exceed $300, for deposit into the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund. No judicial sale fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. All payments shall be made in cash or certified funds payable to the Sheriff of Will County.

Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours; plus, for residential real estate, a statutory judicial sale fee calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser to the person conducting the sale, not to exceed $300, for deposit into the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund. No judicial sale fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. All payments shall be made in cash or certified funds payable to the Sheriff of Will County. Judgment amount is 162,089.80 plus interest, cost and post judgment advances, if any.

In the event the property is a condominium, in accordance with 735 ILCS 5/151507(c)(1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the unit, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subdivisions (g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J) if there is a surplus following application of the proceeds of sale, then the plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties to the proceeding advising them of the amount of the surplus and that the surplus will be held until a party obtains a court order for its distribution or, in the absence of an order, until the surplus is forfeited to the State. For Information Please Contact: FISHER & SHAPIRO, LLC. 2121 Waukegan Road Suite 201 Bannockburn, Illinois 60015 847-291-1717 847-291-3434 (Fax) PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Published 4/3, 4/10, 4/17

In the event the property is a condominium, in accordance with 735 ILCS 5/151507(c)(1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the unit, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subdivisions (g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J) if there is a surplus following application of the proceeds of sale, then the plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties to the proceeding advising them of the amount of the surplus and that the surplus will be held until a party obtains a court order for its distribution or, in the absence of an order, until the surplus is forfeited to the State. For Information Please Contact: PIERCE & ASSOCIATES ONE NORTH DEARBORN THIRTEENTH FLOOR CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60602 312-346-9088 312-346-1557 (Fax) PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Published 4/10, 4/17, 4/24


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PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. STATE OF ILLINOIS ) ) SS. COUNTY OF WILL )

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. STATE OF ILLINOIS ) ) SS. COUNTY OF WILL )

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Bank of New York as Trustee for the Certificate Holders CWABS, Inc. AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2005-16 Plaintiff,

CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. Plaintiff,

vs.

vs.

Lawrence St. Luce; Amy St. Luce; Household Finance Corporation III; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Nominee for Home Loan Center, Inc. d/b/a Lending Tree Loans; St. Andrews Woods Homeowners Association Defendant. No. 07 CH 1842

ALAN L. TUTJE A/K/A ALAN TUTJE; ANN L. TUTJE A/K/A ANN TUTJE; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. S/B/M LASALLE BANK, N.A.; THE BLOOMFIELD WEST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; Defendant. No. 13 CH 2880

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a judgment entered in the above cause on the 17th day of March, 2014, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 1st day of May, 2014, commencing at 12:00 o’clock noon, at the Will County Courthouse Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Room 201, Joliet, IL 60432, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder or bidders the following-described real estate: LOT 76 IN ST. ANDREWS WOODS, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, RANGE 10, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, AND ALSO PART OF LOT 7 (EXCEPT THE NORTH 165.0 FEET IN OLDWOODS FARM) IN THE NORTH 1/2 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, RANGE 10, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MARCH 6, 1979, AS DOCUMENT NO. R79-7489, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 856 Bonnie Brae Lane Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Description of Improvements: Single family P.I.N.: 12-02-02-102-002 Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours; plus, for residential real estate, a statutory judicial sale fee calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser to the person conducting the sale, not to exceed $300, for deposit into the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund. No judicial sale fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. All payments shall be made in cash or certified funds payable to the Sheriff of Will County. In the event the property is a condominium, in accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c) (1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the unit, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subdivisions (g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J) if there is a surplus following application of the proceeds of sale, then the plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties to the proceeding advising them of the amount of the surplus and that the surplus will be held until a party obtains a court order for its distribution or, in the absence of an order, until the surplus is forfeited to the State. FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: FISHER & SHAPIRO, LLC. 2121 Waukegan Road Suite 201 Bannockburn, Illinois 60015 847-291-1717 847-291-3434 (Fax) PAUL J. KAUPAS Plaintiff’s Attorney Sheriff of Will County Published 4/3, 4/10, 4/17

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a judgment entered in the above cause on the 21st day of January, 2014, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 8th day of May, 2014, commencing at 12:00 o’clock noon, at the Will County Courthouse Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Room 201, Joliet, IL 60432, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder or bidders the following-described real estate: LOT 56, IN BLOOMFIELD WEST UNIT 1B, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 18 LYING EAST OF THE INDIAN BOUNDARY LINE, TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN THE VILLAGE OF BOLINGBROOK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 13, 2000 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER R200063176, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 433 PRIMROSE LANE BOLINGBROOK, IL 60490 Description of Improvements: T W O STORY SINGLE FAMILY HOME WITH TWO CAR ATTACHED GARAGE P.I.N.: 02-18-400-006; 12-02-18-411-024 Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours; plus, for residential real estate, a statutory judicial sale fee calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser to the person conducting the sale, not to exceed $300, for deposit into the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund. No judicial sale fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. All payments shall be made in cash or certified funds payable to the Sheriff of Will County. Judgment amount is 162,089.80 plus interest, cost and post judgment advances, if any. In the event the property is a condominium, in accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c) (1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the unit, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subdivisions (g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J) if there is a surplus following application of the proceeds of sale, then the plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties to the proceeding advising them of the amount of the surplus and that the surplus will be held until a party obtains a court order for its distribution or, in the absence of an order, until the surplus is forfeited to the State. FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: PIERCE & ASSOCIATES ONE NORTH DEARBORN THIRTEENTH FLOOR CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60602 312-346-9088 312-346-1557 (Fax) PAUL J. KAUPAS Plaintiff’s Attorney Sheriff of Will County Published 4/10, 4/17, 4/24

>> flight, from page 1 The FAA will cover the lion’s share of the project’s cost at 90 percent; the state will pick up 5 percent and Bolingbrook will be responsible for the remaining 5 percent, which will be paid out of existing capital improvement bond funds collected for airport purposes. “This airport is becoming increasingly important because there are less and less airports out there, and it provides an economic benefit to the local community,” said DePaulo. He estimates the airport has generated approximately $13 million for Bolingbrook, calculating the amount of revenue brought in through

hotel stays, and restaurant and retail purchases over time. DePaulo said the airport sees a variety of users, including the military, medical and news outlets. The extension of the runway will attract and allow for bigger businesses to be able to come into the airport, bringing with them an opportunity to boost the local economy. There are currently more than 50,000 landings and take-offs each year, making it one of the most widely used general aviation airports in Illinois. In addition, Clow is also home to the Illinois Aviation Museum. This 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation is manned wholly by volunteers and is currently operating in

its temporary home, Hangar One, provided by the Village of Bolingbrook. There, airplane restorations share the facility with its collection of aircraft and aviation-related artifacts, seminars, workshops, special events, and a ground school. The airport was built originally in the late 1950s by Oliver Boyd Clow so he could fly his treasured 1948 Model A Navion airplane. This little grassy airstrip with humble beginnings was replaced in the 1970s with a 50- by 3,400-foot lighted asphalt runway, and in 1973, became a commercial airport with the name Clow International Airport. The village took over the airport in 2004.


health & FitNess MedIcal MeMO

In last month’s Medical Memo we began our discussion of sleep in children. The focus was on establishing bedtime routines and managing sleep issues in younger children. As is the case with so many other subjects, the challenges change as our children grow older and so we continue our overview of healthy sleep patterns and common problems.

tIPs FOr Better sleeP For younger children, some of the most common disruptors of sleep are fears of the dark and the “monsters” that hide in the shadows, under their bed, or in the closet. Families can help ease these feelings by doing a walk through of the room before lights out to demonstrate that there is nothing to fear. Another helpful strategy is to have the child place family pictures or other comforting objects throughout the room in prominent places. Parents need to also be aware of their child’s stress level. Younger kids may worry about preschool or household chores, while adolescents feel stress and pressure related to schoolwork, exams, sports, friends and extra curricular activities. Parents can talk to their kids regularly to help ease stress and work to find a balance. Similar issues arise with social changes such as

scHOOl aGe cHIldren Almost all children will have an From preschool through grade school, kids generally need 10 to 12 hours of sleep each night. As children get older they bring home larger amounts of homework and have more after school activities, all of which make keeping an established bedtime more difficult. Unlike younger children who can nap during the day when tired, these children are expected to maintain focus in school. Thus, it is essential they get a good night of sleep

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moving to a new house, parents separating or divorcing, or significant illness in family members. Parents should also keep track of the sleep environment. Make sure the bed is ready for sleep and not overly cluttered with toys and stuffed animals. The bedroom is for sleeping and should be a tech-free zone. Pets should not be allowed to sleep in the child’s bed. If the room is warm, dress the child in light clothes and turn on a fan. If it is cool, give them a warm pair of socks and a heavier blanket. Be sure the room is dark and quiet. Careful scheduling of daytime activities is also critical. Children need physical activity and exercise, but not within a few hours of bedtime. Make sure all extracurricular activities and sports are completed in enough time to allow the child’s body and mind to wind down and settle.

DOCTOR’S RX: Healthy sleep is a critical part of keeping children healthy. Their young bodies and precious minds need sleep to grow, rest and recuperate. Studies have shown that lack of sleep can have detrimental effects on behavior and academics. While the suggestions that we have discussed are not going to solve every child’s sleep problems, they can be the foundation of establishing a good strategy. Parents are encouraged to discuss these and other sleep issues with their pediatrician.

Almost all children will have an occasional nightmare. Parents should go to their child’s bed and comfort them until they are calm, then quickly have them go back to sleep on their own. If a child has frequent nightmares or the fear of bad dreams keeps them awake, it can help to talk about the dreams or to read peaceful books to trigger calming thoughts before falling asleep. Families should also make sure that their children are not exposed to violent or scary TV programs, movies, or video games. Night terrors may initially seem similar to nightmares, but they are more extreme. During these episodes, the child will scream or shout in apparent fear. They will often sit up in bed and may even thrash about in fear. They may seem to be awake, however they are still in a sleep state and will not respond to the attempts of parents to comfort them. After few minutes and the child will calm down and go back to sleep. About 5 percent of children will experience a night terror, most often between the ages of 4 and 12. Most of the time there is a family history of either night terrors or sleepwalking. Night terrors most often occur in children that are over tired or stressed, so ensuring children get enough sleep can reduce the frequency.

Dr. Adam Aronson, MD is a pediatrician based in Skokie, Illinois. The advice contained in this column is for informational purposes only. Readers should consult with a physician to evaluate any illness or medical condition. Dr. Aronson accepts new patients. Call (847) 676-5394 or view his web site: www. kidsfirstpediatricpartners.com


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