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MARCH 6, 2014

Vol. 8 No. 35

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Valley View to increase student fees Fees will be initiated in graduated phases over the next few school years By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

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Valley View School District is proposing to raise fees across the board at all schools in graduated phases over the next few school years. The primary changes for these school years include a $5 increase each year in >> see fees | page 4


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2 candidates run for GOP race in Congressional District 3 After latest census, 3RD District now stretches from Romeoville, Crest Hill to Chicago By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

Two GOP candidates are vying for a run at the 3rd Congressional District nomination in the March 18 primary and a chance to run against incumbent Democrat Dan Lipinski, who was re-elected in 2012 for his fifth term. After the latest census, the 3rd District now stretches from suburban Romeoville and Crest Hill to the south side of Chicago. District 3 includes a small portion of Joliet (Precinct 1, 2, and 3 only) Crest Hill, Lockport, Romeoville, Homer Glen, Lemont, Orland Park, Goodings Grove, a section of Tinley Park, and parts of Cook County in the Chicago area which include Oak Lawn, Bedford Park, McCook, Summit, Hodgkins, Countryside, Willow Springs, Burr Ridge, Bridgeview, Hickory Hills,

Burbank, Hometown, Palos, Palos Park, Palos Hills, Chicago Ridge, Evergreen Park, Merrionette Park, Worth, LaGrange, and Alsip. Sharon Brannigan, a flower shop owner from Orland Park, is a “Made in America” candidate who follows a family history of small business ownership. Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the main issues she is running for office, but she says she is also set to fight for citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights, as well as ensuring that the Common Core curriculum is instituted across the entire public education system. She believes “taxes and spending have skyrocketed under this administration.” As a current Palos Township trustee, Brannigan said,“taxes are an issue I have personally combated in Palos Township and will fight relentlessly in Washington, D.C., as

I have signed a pledge to protect the taxpayers of this District.” Holding similar views on the ACA and 2nd Amendment rights, Diane M. Harris is running on a campaign to “Restore Integrity to Illinois.” “Our nation is in need of a budget that will protect the financial future of our country and guarantee the economic future of our children,” reports Harris in her campaign efforts. “A balanced budget will create economic growth in America.” Harris said she has made her stand based on fundamental beliefs, believing in “One Nation under God,” is 100 percent pro-life, supports Constitutional freedoms of religion, speech, privacy, the right to life and other civil liberties. Harris believes “creative use of the word freedom by any single branch of the government should not be allowed. I believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman.” In addition, Harris believes education should be in the hands of the educators, not the government and would move for Congress to repeal the majority of federal laws pertaining to education, citing that they violate the 10th Amendment and that Common Core has no track record of success.


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4 GOP candidates make competitive run for House 11th District now covers Kane, Kendall, DuPage, Will and Cook counties By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

In what is becoming the most highly watched race in the Illinois primary, four GOP candidates are making a competitive run for a seat in the U.S.House of Representatives 11th Congressional District. Grundy County Board Member Chris Balkema, businessman Bert Miller, current state Rep. Darlene Senger and conservative talk show host Ian Bayne are seeking the Republican nomination in the March 18 primary election to determine who will run against Democrat Bill Foster in the general election this November. In a game-changing race, Foster ousted veteran Republican Judy Biggert in the l1th Congressional District in November 2012. Biggert claimed a Republican stronghold in the area for more than a decade, beginning her reign in 1999. However the new 11th District now stretches through Chicago’s western suburbs and covers five counties: Kane, Kendall, DuPage, Will and Cook. It includes the following communities: Aurora, Montgomery, North Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Darien, Downers Grove, Naperville, Lisle, Willowbrook, Woodridge, Bolingbrook, Crest Hill, Joliet, New Lenox, Romeoville, Shorewood and Burr Ridge.

chris Balkema Balkema said as a leader at Caterpillar for 20 years, he is running for Congress, “because we need to save our country” and is eager to use his experience to do so. Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a priority as well as term limits. “We must repeal and replace it (ACA) with free market health care principles, like allowing insurance to be sold across state lines and eliminating the bureaucratic ‘insurance exchanges,’” said Balkema. “… We need term limits to get rid of

narcissistic career politicians that hurt our nation. I will lead the charge to pass a law that restricts these folks from creating political careers on the back of American tax payers.” He believes he is the best candidate on the ballot and the best for the job. “I have won five elections on the Minooka High School Board and Grundy County Board,” said Balkema. “I delivered results to voters. With the voters’ help, I will provide leadership that is desperately needed in Congress. The residents of District 11 will be my boss, and I expect to be held accountable for my performance.” Miller can sum up the reason the running for Congress in one word—jobs. His primary focus will remain on job creation and reducing the nation’s debt. “We need to balance the federal budget and get our debt under control while creating an economy that supports job growth and capital investment,” said Miller. “Last year’s shutdown of government was the tipping point for me. I decided I could no longer sit back and complain; I must try to do my part to make things better.”

Bert Miller Miller believes America needs leaders who are willing to work together without bipartisan fighting to get results for the American people. “As I travel throughout the 11th Congressional District, the number one issue on the minds of voters is the economy,” said Miller. “Illinois has the third highest unemployment rate in the U.S., and we’ve recently seen the slowest job growth in the last three years because President Obama and Congressman Foster’s support for higher taxes and more regulations.” “He said he is not a politician,but is president of Phoenix Closures, his Naperville family business

that has existed for more than a century and “employs hundreds of workers with good pay and healthcare.” He said his experience as the former Chairman of the Illinois Manufacturers Association and a current board member of the National Association of Manufacturers gives him a genuine understanding of the impact bad government policy and regulations can have on the manufacturing industry.

Darlene Senger In 2008, Senger of Naperville, won an uphill battle against her Democrat opponent, to win her position as state representative. Her campaign materials boast in Springfield she “has fought for the taxpayers, families, seniors, young adults and children of our communities and will take her strong work ethic and common sense approach to problem solving to Washington, D.C., where she will work to reduce government waste while continuing to provide needed safety net programs, protect Social Security 100 percent and reduce the regulatory burden on job creators to help them create more jobs.” Senger has supported an amendment to the state Constitution requiring the General Assembly to pass a balanced budget. Failure to do so would suspend lawmaker’s pay. “I believe we should do the same in Congress.We need to rein in spending, lower the country’s debt and stop mortgaging our children’s and grandchildren’s future,” said Senger. She also believes, having seen it firsthand, “that you cannot tax your way out of a budget hole. In fact, higher taxes can often lead to less revenue. I will fight against all tax increases and work to lower taxes in order to foster growth and job creation.” Senger holds similar beliefs that job creation and economic growth should be the top and that cutting back on burdensome, unnecessary and unrealistic regulations is the >> see hoUse | page 23

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>> fees, from page 1 the registration fee. At the middle school level, the co-curricular athletic participation fee would be raised by $10 for the 2014-15school year to $60 per sport and remain unchanged for the 2015-16 school year. The maximum per student would be $150 each year. At the high school level, the co-curricular non-athletic/non-competitive club and activity participation fee is lowered and combined into the registration fee. Assistant Superintendent Gary Grizaffi said by combining the fees, the district can streamline the number of fees being charged. The move would allow students to become involved in the many diverse clubs offered at the high school level without having to pay any additional fees regardless of the number of activities they have interest in. A co-curricular non-athletic participation fee would remain at $50 for competitive activities like mathletes, scholastic bowl and chess.This is due to the costs associated with transportation

and judging officials. Grizaffi said the increase in fees is comparable and in some cases lower than neighboring school districts. One parent spoke out, calling for an end to the increase in fees, noting fees were already raised last year and that though fees may be comparable within other districts, income levels are not the same in Valley View as others. The late charge, which was instituted in 2011, would remain in place and be applicable to those households that fail to register by the designated registration day deadline. The primary benefit of implementing a late charge is encouraging all students to attend the Back to School registration in order to reduce the long lines of students registering and paying fees on the first day of school. Grizaffi reported a modest decrease in the number of students waiting to register until the first week of school. An action report is expected to be brought before the school board at the March 10 meeting for final approval.

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Wax Museum at Skoff Elementary School

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Robert Jungknecht portrays Guion S. Bluford, the first African American astronaut, at the Beverly Skoff Elementary School 3rd grade African American Wax Museum event Wednesday.


News School District 365U

Making adjustments to security an ongoing effort at Valley View District also will work to increase connections with community Following two recent incidents that resulted in lockdowns in Romeoville and Bolingbrook schools, Valley View School District 365U has re-doubled its efforts to ensure the safest possible environment for children and staff. “We are taking the incident at Bolingbrook High School, as well as the incident that occurred in the Romeoville community near two of our schools, very seriously,” said Valley View Superintendent James Mitchem who today announced several changes throughout the district. “We have already met with local authorities to determine the best way to work together to handle similar situations in the

future.” Mitchem detailed several changes, including an increase in both the number of lockdown drills as well as the times of day during which the drills will take place. “We plan on holding drills before and after school and during lunchtime in all of our schools, as well as during passing periods in all of our middle schools and high schools,” Mitchem said.“We want to make sure everyone is prepared for as many scenarios as possible.” Valley View also will work to increase connections with the community by re-establishing the successful Friends and Neighbors Supporting Students program (FANSS) in both high schools and at all five middle schools, and by placing an emphasis on establishing proactive student support groups.

At Bolingbrook High School: ●A new alarm system has been installed that alerts the staff of a hard lockdown and contacts the police, without needing to use the intercom system. ●In an effort to prevent students from opening exit doors during the day without an alarm going off, exit door alarms are being installed on doors 8, 10, 11, 14. These doors have been identified as off-limits for use during the school day. This will decrease the chances of an intruder entering the building unnoticed. ●An exterior strobe light system is being installed on the exterior of the building at doors 1 and 17 that will alert anyone outside the building when the school is in a hard or soft lockdown. ●The frequency of random searches will be significantly increased.

state news

Foster calls on Congress to raise minimum wage Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would raise wages for 16.5 million people U.S. Rep. Bill wages for 16.5 Foster, D-Naperville, million people, joined Congressional according to a Democrats last week press release in filing a discharge from Foster. petition requesting an In Illinois, immediate vote to raise which has a the federal minimum minimum wage wage to $10.10 per of $8.25 per hour, a full-time hour. minimum wage “As a businessman who U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, worker makes started a high-tech firm D-Naperville a p p r o x i m a t e ly that provides hundreds $16,600 a year. of good manufacturing The federal poverty line for a jobs in the Midwest, I know the family of three is $19,790. value in paying workers a living Foster said that businesses wage,” Foster said. “It doesn’t in Illinois face continuous just help workers struggling competitive pressure from to support their families, it low-wage states, and a federal supports economic growth.” increase in the minimum wage Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would raise would help level the playing

field. Foster signed the Bishop (NY) discharge petition to force consideration of H.R. 1010 – the Fair Minimum Wage Act. A discharge petition is a mechanism to avoid leadership gridlock in Congress by requiring the House to consider the legislation once a majority of Members of Congress (218) have signed it. H.R. 1010 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to $10.10 an hour over two years. After three years, the minimum wage amount will be indexed to inflation. Additionally, H.R. 1010 will increase the federal minimum wage for tipped employees to $3 an hour during the first year, while providing a formula for subsequent annual adjustments.

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Police Blotter

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The following items were compiled from the official reports of the Romeoville 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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Michael Schmidt, 23, 4223 Anthony Lane, Plainfield, was arrested at 10:04 p.m. Feb. 7 and charged with the possession of cannabis and drug equipment in the 400 block of Montclair.

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Jeremy Durr, 21, 14120 Buckner Court, Plainfield, was arrested at 8:20 p.m. Feb. 13 and charged with aggravated battery in the 300 block of Budler Road.

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Timothy Randle, 44, 1321 Underwood St., Lafayette, IN, was arrested at 12:48 p.m. Feb. 19 and charged with burglary and driving with a suspended license in the 300 block of S. Weber Road.

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Jarius Hall, 20, 537 Old Stone Road, Bolingbrook, was arrested at 10:34 a.m. Feb. 20 and charged with driving with a suspended license, no insurance and a failure to stop near Route 53 and Normantown Road.

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Negolian Reedy, 32, 739 Hillcrest Drive, was arrested at 2:48 p.m. Feb. 20 and charged with driving with a suspended license and an expired registration near Normantown Road and Kingston.

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Amelia Orozco-Aguilera, 32, 233 W. Savannah Drive, was arrested at 3:25 p.m. Feb. 20 and charged with no valid driver’s license near Normantown and Weber Roads.

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Alejandro Alvarez, 27, 2622 N. Parkside, Chicago, was arrested at 9:07 p.m. Feb. 20 and charged with DUI, speeding, no valid driver’s license, no insurance, failure to signal and improper lane use near Joliet and Bluff Roads.

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Maria Colunga, 39, 11 N. Center St., Joliet was arrested at 2:02 a.m. Feb. 22 and charged with no valid driver’s license, no insurance and improper registration lighting near Weber Road and Highpoint Drive.

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Jonathan Martinez, 19, 431 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook, and Luis Castillo, 19, 804 Murphy Drive, were arrested at 4 a.m. Feb. 22 and charged with

illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor in the 400 block of Walden.

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Latrese Leshore, 31, 1897 Shoreline Court, was

arrested at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 23 and charged with no valid driver’s license and no rear registration light near Taylor Road and Tahoe Lane.

Shakyra Smith, 19, 521 Laurel Ave., was arrested at 5:03 p.m. Feb. 24 and charged with an in-state warrant in the 500 block of Laurel Avenue.

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With Rep. Natalie MaNleY (D-Joliet) 98th DistRiCt

Taking a closer look at the people in the Will County area: the families, the schools, the businesses, the neighborhoods, the roads, the challenges, the accomplishments, the issues, the opportunities Last week in Springfield, created by HB 0946 I attended the state’s first and officially became Young Adults Heroin Use law in August 2013. Task force hearing. This Testimony from bipartisan, bicameral educators, law committee of legislators enforcement, state’s -- along with those attorneys, and leaders holding gubernatorial in the field of mental appointments, and the health and addiction Department of Human provided testimony Services -- gathered at Rep. Natalie MaNleY to the committee. (D-Joliet) 98th the Capitol for the first DistRiCt Throughout the in a series of hearings testimony, we listened to the experts describe addressing the heroin epidemic that has erupted Illinois. their county’s growing heroin Several experts on the subject problem. Testimony from as far north as gave testimony to the task force,

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Lake County and as far south as Macoupin County was heard,and all agreed that tackling this immense issue would require a long-term, collaborative effort from all levels of the community. I was very glad when Dr. Joseph Troiani, Ph.D. CADC, the director of behavioral health programs from the Will County Public Health Department, stepped up to the podium as the last expert to testify. He was able >> see oUR hoUse | page 18

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Speaking up against the R-Word A question to answer: Where and when is a good time to say something? Daniel Smrokowski Guest Columnist

General Manager V.P. Advertising and Marketing Michael James mjames@voyagermediaonline.com

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The word “retard(ed),” or the “r-word” as I call it, is a word that is really hurtful for all of us with special needs and our families and friends.

Just like many of my fellow Special Olympics athletes, I don’t really like to drive. Yes, there are some who do drive (and I used to about six years ago), but many of us take public transportation. A couple years ago, I was taking the train home from college. On

this particular evening commute, the train was packed, and I couldn’t find a seat. So, I had to stand (and hold on to the train) amid the crowd of other commuters. As I usually do, I put my earbuds in and pretended like I was listening to a podcast, when all of a sudden, one of the conductors was in the doorway of the train talking with some of >> see R-WoRD | page 23

letter to the eDitor Lockport has history that inspires and empowers everyone. The library illustrates this by their mission to inform and enrich and enlighten everyone. On Oct. 18, 2013, the Lockport White Oak Library had a grand opening. I was not able to attend, but my friend Diane Talbot took many notes. I and many other patrons who live in Crest Hill and Romeoville are privileged to visit and use their facility. The White Oak Lockport Library is magnificent.The foyer is impressive.The hallways are large, bright and very inviting. It has

many windows, floor to ceiling. The Children’s Department has a secret garden, and computers and headphones for small children, with the same for their guardians to share.There is a large adult and teen section upstairs, with a grand study room and smaller rooms. Friends of the Library presented a donation of $8,000 for more books for the children’s department. These are dedicated and caring patrons. As a former employee, I write all this to inform everyone of our three beacons, our three libraries that uplift, encourage, give hope, positive attitudes, and,

most of all, knowledge.The library is a tool to be used by anyone at any time, now and in the future. To succeed, we need to instill a love of books.Theodore Roosevelt always carried a book. He is it was his “greatest of companions.” It is a reflection of our character and heritage, with a hope for our future. Our future is bright because of the White Oak Crest Hill, Lockport and Romeoville libraries. Shirley J. Pergler Romeoville


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Schools

School District 365U

Watch for acts of kindness during Pay It Forward 365U Activities for the week will include an antibullying poster contest, daily dress-up themes For the second straight year, schools in Valley View School District 365U will engage in random acts of kindness over the next few months as part of the VVSD Pay It Forward 365 campaign. “Our goal is to have students experience the positive feeling of giving and receiving kindness,” said Michele Bochnak, Valley View Community Outreach Coordinator. “How students feel about themselves is very important in the classroom and in the school community.” Among activities planned: During ISAT testing March 4-7, kindergarten through 2nd grade students at Hermansen Elementary School in Romeoville will show their support for 3rd through 5th

graders by creating posters, letters and banners of encouragement. In April, the older students will show their support by creating books using their younger counterparts as characters. Romeoville High School will “Take A Stand” the week of March 10-14. Activities for the week will include an anti-bullying poster contest,daily dress-up themes,daily announcements and the tracing of hands on a giant poster March 14 as students pledge to “lend a hand, take a stand.” A common theme heard throughout the week will be “if you witness something you wouldn’t want to happen to you, let the people involved know that’s not OK at our school.” From March 17 to 28 at Oak

View Elementary School in Bolingbrook, students will write thank you notes to members of the Bolingbrook police and fire departments. They will also conduct a food, shampoo, soap, shaving cream and toiletry drive for Power Connection and will “pass a smile forward” to nursing home patients and staff by creating special messages about their school and themselves. From March 19-21, students at B.J. Ward Elementary School in Bolingbrook will learn about Pay It Forward 365 through classroom presentations that will include lists of related activities and books for children. Throughout the following three weeks (not including Spring Break) students will be encouraged to document and submit any behaviors or actions they see that cause them to smile. Not only will all of the documentation be posted in the

hallway for all to see, but three of the top contributing classes will also be direct participants in a tobe-determined fun reward during an all-school assembly on April 24. Beverly Skoff Elementary School in Romeoville has a variety of activities planned during the week of March 24. On Monday of that week families will launch a drive for non-perishable food items for a local food pantry, while teachers conduct “read-alouds” using books related to acts of kindness. On Tuesday, students will make kindness cards. Thursday they will fill out “what would you do?” sheets explaining how they would help a friend in various situations. And on Friday, each class will come up with a random act of kindness they can perform to make someone else’s day brighter. Pay it Forward Week will be April 21-25 at Jonas Salk Elementary

School in Bolingbrook. On Monday, students will be given “Pay It Forward” bracelets when they do something kind for someone else. Thursday will feature a “kindness pledge.” Friday students will be asked to bring in at least one canned or dry good for the DuPage Township Food Pantry. On Tuesday students will write down names they have been called that made them feel bad. Those names will be shredded and disposed. Students will then write on paper links names that make them feel good. The links will become part of a school-wide “kindness chain.” Wednesday is “Building a Kinder School” Day. Students will receive a paper brick and will be asked to write down what they can do to make the school a kinder place. The bricks will be used to build a wall in the school cafeteria.

New STEP president is an ‘advocate for students’ VVSD’s Secondary Transition Experience Program reaches out

Matt Kalis is a go-getter. His brain constantly churns out ideas. That’s why the 20-year-old young man is Student Council President for VVSD’s Secondary Transition Experience Program (STEP). “I want to make school a better

place by making it fun for students,” Kalis said. “I want everyone to come together because we are one big family.” “Matt is a very motivated student. That’s why he was selected to be President,” said Sandra Jones, who serves as advisor to the STEP Student Council.“He rallies around the other students. And he’s kind and helpful.” Kalis is a life-long product of the VVSD system, starting out at

the Valley View Early Childhood Center, and then attending Jonas Salk, Humphrey and Bolingbrook High School. He will graduate from the STEP program next year which means he’ll likely serve another term as Student Council President when he’s done with the current term. His dream is to own his own restaurant or catering service. “I love to cook,” he said with a big smile.

As a key player in STEP’s “Dinner Is Ready” program, Kalis gets lots of experience cooking and serving meals to staff at five different VVSD schools. He also is at the forefront of Student Council’s “Snack Shack” which sells various types of snacks to students during the lunch hour. “It’s important to him to help bring money into the program because of what the program has meant to him,” Jones said.

STEP’s Student Council isn’t the traditional governing body one might find in a middle school or a high school because many of the students are out of the building most days on work assignments. “It’s really to get students involved in their school,” Jones said. “I’m a good advocate for students,” Kalis said. “Last year we didn’t have anyone, so I’m stepping up this year.”


Take 5 Crossword Puzzle

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1 Burn brightly 2 Send a money order, say 3 Alpha’s opposite 4 “__ Man in Havana”: Graham Greene novel 5 Barbra’s “A Star Is Born” co-star 6 Delay on purpose 7 Many an Indian, religiously 8 The Eiger, e.g. 9 Start of the 16th century 10 Greeted and seated 11 Vehicle safety devices 12 First-class 13 Former senator Specter 18 __ salad 23 Excessively preoccupied 25 Precedent setter 27 Boarding school jackets 28 Bassoon vibrator 30 “But I don’t wanna __ pirate!”: “Seinfeld” 32 Do some film

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Horoscopes Actions speak louder than words. You may put too much emphasis on appearances and charm this week, when it’s what you actually do that concerns people the most. Performing a kind act for someone will get you further than meaningless sweet-talk.

Don’t pick favorites. To satisfactorily strike a compromise in the week ahead, you must find a solution that benefits everyone equally. Beware of those who may try to buddy up to you just to get a bigger slice of the pie.

Don’t jump to conclusions. When a situation may have those around you ready to take immediate action this week, it may be wiser to adopt a wait-and-see approach. Don’t allow uncertainty and fear to spur a poor decision.

There are two sides to every story. Don’t accept someone’s viewpoint as gospel simply because that was the one you heard first. Make sure you have all the facts at your disposal before reaching any conclusions in the week ahead.

Accentuate the positive. Make an effort to focus on the good things going on in your life during the coming week. Being optimistic will make you more appealing to others and soon you’ll find the dice rolling in your favor.

There’s no shame in taking a short-cut. You shouldn’t wear yourself out in the upcoming week when you can achieve your goals with minimal effort. Use free time to socialize and share ideas with those around you.

Enjoy tea for two. While you may not be ready to declare someone your soul mate, you can spend a pleasant afternoon in the week ahead with a person you’re proud to call a friend. Don’t plead poverty when it comes time to pay the tab.

Good friends don’t cost a thing. With that in mind, you’d be well served by spending the day with your inner circle of close pals rather than going on a shopping spree. The best way to spend money this week is to not spend it at all.

Make sure that the only toes you’re standing on are your own. You may be able to accomplish your goals with ease, but in doing so you may infringe upon someone else’s territory. Think things over before taking action in the week ahead.

Change your perspective. You may be too close to a matter to see things objectively, so it may be in your best interest to get some distance so you can look at the situation from a different angle. Ignore unfounded suspicions this week.

The only thing to fear is fear itself. In the week ahead, you may find that your doubts are the only thing holding back your progress. Be careful that those with whom you’ve placed your trust are truly dependable.

Ignoring a problem won’t make it go away. In fact, the longer you leave a situation to fester on its own, the worse it will get. In the week ahead, take immediate action to set things right before they get out of hand.

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Flyers fall, still earn tournament bye By Scott Taylor Sports Editor

Despite a season-ending home loss to Wisconsin-Parkside, Lewis was still able to secure a first round bye in the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournament. The No. 4 seed Flyers (21-5, 135) will open in the quarterfinals at noon March 7 against No. 6 Southern Indiana (22-5, 13-5) at the Ford Center in Evansville. “We have to win a game, we have to win,” Lewis coach Scott Trost said. “We’ve had a good year but I don’t think anything is guaranteed. We have to find a way to get a win and we have to play better regardless of who we play.” Lewis won the earlier meeting at home 73-63, but the Screaming Eagles are playing in their hometown this time around. The top three seeds in the tournament are the defending NCAA Division II champ Drury (24-2, 16-2), Wisconsin-Parkside (22-5, 15-3) and Indianapolis (233, 15-3). “I think the tournament is wide open,” Trost said. “I don’t think there is a dominant team. I think there are a bunch of really good teams who are capable of

winning it and I certainly include us in that mix.” The key for the Flyers is to get back to its level of play earlier in the season when it opened the season with 10 straight wins and had four straight wins to open February. “We haven’t played great lately,” Trost stated. “We need to play better. I don’t think we’ve played great lately. We need to get back to being consistent for 40 minutes and see what happens. We have to make shots and layups.” The eight-day break between games gives the Flyers time to work on some things during practice as well as get some rest. “Having a few days off and letting the guys take a little break might be good for this team,”Trost said. The GLVC Tournament is huge for Lewis, which sits No. 7 in the Midwest Region rankings. The top eight teams qualify for the NCAA D-II tournament. Even with two wins the prior week, Lewis dropped in the rankings from No. 6 to No. 7, while Michigan Tech of the >> see BYE | page 16

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Julian Lewis and the Flyers earned a bye in the GLVC tournament.


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Flyers look to defend league title By Scott Taylor Sports Editor

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Mariyah Henley and the Flyers look to repeat as GLVC champions.

The Lewis women’s basketball team is set to defend its title this weekend at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. The Flyers (22-4, 16-2), after getting a first round bye, open play at 6 p.m. March 6 at the Ford Center in Evansville, IN. They are the No. 2 seed in the tournament and will be facing No. 7 Truman State (19-8, 12-6). Earlier this year the Flyers beat Truman 98-72 at Lewis. The Flyers enter the tournament on a three-game winning streak, coming off a 6956 win over Wisconsin-Parkside to end the regular season. “I think momentum is a huge thing at this time of year,” Lewis coach Lisa Carlson said. “We need to feel good about what we are doing, especially at the defensive end. For us to play better defensively is a good momentum push for us.” “It’s huge,” Lewis forward Mariyah Henley said. “We didn’t want to walk into the conference tournament, we want to charge into the tournament and we came out strong tonight. It gives the whole team confidence and we’re ready to play.” A week break for the Flyers gives them time to rest up and heal for the postseason run. “We’re going to take care of our bodies and come Monday we’ll be ready to go,” Henley said. “We’re used to having a target on our backs. I think it is

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going to be fun protecting our title. Defense will definitely be the key.” “I think the break is huge for us,” Carlson said. “We don’t go deep in our bench for extended minutes, so the first five or six kids play a lot of minutes. An extra day or two off is really good for them.” Lewis was the No. 1 seed last year en route to the title. This year it is No. 2 to Drury, but both enter the tournament with the same GLVC record. The Flyers are also returning several members from last year’s squad. “Nothing is going to catch us >> see TITLE | page 16


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SEASON ENDER The Romeoville boys basketball season has come to a close with a 56-38 loss to Plainfield North in the regional opener Monday night. Scott Taylor/Bugle Staff


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Spartans open indoor boys track season with a win The Romeoville Boys Track and Field team opened their season last night with a dual win over Metea Valley and Providence. The fin al score was RHS 72, Metea Valley 41 and Providence 29. Leading the way for the Spartans with wins were: D’Aaron Williams ran the 55met dash in 6.5 seconds. Luis Loza, ran thr 800 run in 2:11, D’Lante Dawson ran the 200 dash in 24.5, Kelvin Jones had a shot put of 49feet, 6-inches. Giorgio Terracciano, had a long jump of 19-9, Curshawn Pruitt had a triple Jump 41-7. The 4x160 relay Williams, Dawson, Chris Edmondson and Miguel Ford ran in 1:17.7. The Spartans swept both sprinting events and the triple jump. Marcos Povilaitis placed second in the 55 high hurdles (8.5), Mitch LaFond was second in High Jump (6’), Mike Samuelson placed 2nd in 800m (2:12), Armando Cortez second in the 1600 (4:53), Malik Riley was 2nd in triple jump (39’9.5”).

BASKETBALL • The Kingsmen are headed back to the IACS State Tournament to defend their 2013 state championship trophy. On Tuesday night the varsity boys’ basketball team of Romeoville Christian Academy defeated the Lions of Lake County Baptist (Waukegan, IL) 53-43 in the regional quarterfinals. The No. 6 Kingsmen blew the game open early by taking a 34-11 first half lead. In the second half the Lions battled back, but luckily for the Kingsmen they had built a big enough lead to defend the roar of the Lions. Jake Janson led the Kingsmen on his final home game with 24 points and 18 rebounds. Along with Janson, sophomore center Pat Miller had 12 points and 13 rebounds. Friday night, Feb. 21 the Kingsmen Varsity boys’ basketball team took on the Crossroads Crusaders, a homeschool group out of Big Rock, IL. Friday was the

final regular season game for the Kingsmen, however the outcome was not one to remember for seniors, Jake Janson and Dylan Beattie, losing 78-37.The Crusaders controlled from the opening tip-off, seemingly hitting every shot they took.The Kingsmen could just not combat the offensive fire power of the Crusaders.

• Romeoville ChristianAcademy’s girls’basketball team will be heading to Schaumburg Christian for the Illinois Association of Christian Schools State Tournament as the No.1 seed after finishing 18-1. Last year’s team finished around .500 and entered the same tournament as the 6 seed. Romeoville Christian returned

all five starters which has helped the team immensely. This season the Kingsmen were led in scoring this year by Freshman Jessie Perez who averaged 12.5 per game followed by Junior Captain Angelina Byers with 9.3 and Senior Captain Lauren >> see WIN | page 16


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Players and officials have adjusted well to new handcheck foul rule At the beginning of the basketball season, I was interested to see how the new handcheck rules would play out on the high school level. After the first few weeks, I wasn’t a big fan of the results. There were constant fouls called throughout the game and there were an extraordinary amount of free throws taken in games. While I liked the idea of the new contact rules, I thought

they were taking things a bit too far, especially insides, where some contact should be allowed. Things started getting better around the holiday break in terms of amount of fouls, but that seemed to be due to the lack of fouls called inside. Referees were calling little handchecks or arm bars, but there was some serious contact inside that was being let go. That was almost worse in a way because it made things more dangerous and the possibility of injuries arose. But after watching the games in the new year, the refs and the players have adjusted very well.

Fouls have gone back to near normal and the fouls are being interpreted correctly according to the rulebook. I think this is a great change for the current and future landscape of basketball at the lower levels. It is teaching players to move their feet and play defense with their feet, rather than their hands. In fact, I have seen players adjusting well to this. There are fewer times where players put their hands on their opponents, and, a lot of times, they take their hands off of their opponents all the time. Even when they are called for the foul, instead of being

frustrated by the call, they are realizing they made the mistake and they go back to work rather than complaining about it. It will be interesting to see how this transforms the game in the future. First, the players at the high school and college level now should be better defenders at the next level, whether it is college or pro ball. Also, if this is now being taught more at the younger levels (which I hope it is), the players should be prepared for the rules by the time they reach high school. While we knew there would be a transition period for the refs, players and coaches with

these calls, it was a must and is moving in a positive direction on all levels. For now though, while players are still adjusting to the rules and are conscious of not putting hands on opponents, opponents should take advantage of this by driving to the basket as much as possible. I have seen this at times, but as we move towards the playoffs, this should be done even more. It can lead to some easy baskets and get key players in foul trouble. That will help players learn moving their feet that much faster.

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well. It won’t be any different this year. We won’t be the No. 1 seed, but we are coming off the tournament championship last year. Being there last year will help calm some of those nerves.” For the Flyers to have success

in the tournament, they simply need to be themselves. “We need to be who we are,” Carlson stated. “If a team can beat us at what we do, then we tip our hat to them. I think we have probably the best post combination in the league, so we are going to try to get it in to them. We like running in transition and we’re going to try to do that. We’re going to focus on being good at what we do.” The conference tournament will go a long way in determining the regional rankings. Currently Lewis sits No. 2 in the Midwest Region and are in a great shape to advance to the NCAA Division II playoffs (top eight teams). However, the top seed in the region gets to host the regional. Considering the Flyers have

won 25 straight at home, that would be a nice advance. “I think there is always that chance if you are sitting in one of those top couple spots and you win out,” Carlson said of getting the No. 1 seed. “Drury sits there right now and some of it will depend on what they do. I don’t think this team is looking at where we play. I don’t care if you put us on a bus or bring us home. We’re going to continue to play basketball.” The Flyers’ 25-game home winning streak is the second longest in the women’s D-II level “The kids take a lot of pride in playing at home,” Carlson said. “It has become something that is more publically known with the streak but the kids are

comfortable on the floor and they kind of embrace that.We’ve played our best basketball here the past couple years and it has been a big part of our success. All the good teams protect their home court.” “We like keeping that streak alive,” Henley said. ”We just think about protecting out home court because we don’t want to let anyone come into our gym and knock us out of what we want to do. We just think about taking care of our home court.” Henley scored 29 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in the win over Parkside Feb. 27, her 22nd double-double of the season.

No matter what happens in the two conference tournaments, it is almost guaranteed that at least one team with just six losses will miss the tournament. In the Lewis loss to Parkside, Jeff Jarosz scored 19 points and Julian Lewis pulled in 18 rebounds for the Flyers. “We just didn’t play good enough,” Trost said. “Offensively it was a struggle for us all night.

We never got into any rhythm. I thought we did a pretty good job on their perimeter. I thought we competed, but there were a lot more issues offensively than there were defensively. We had a hard time scoring. It is disappointing, but we’re not discouraged. We just have to bounce back.”

game as a team led by Junior Erica Ware with 11.2 and Junior Captain Casey Perez with 8.9. Jessie Perez also contributed 3.5 steals per game for the Kingsmen who are seeking their first ever IACS Championship in girls’ basketball.

Last Friday the Lady Kingsmen ended their regular season on a winning note defeating the Crossroads Crusaders of Big Rock, IL by a score of 31-23. It was a slow offensive night for her first doubledouble on the season.

by surprise,” Carlson said. “We know what to expect. We came into the tournament last year as the No. 1 seed and had the target on our back last year as

>> BYE, from page 11 GLIAC, the other conference in the Midwest Region, lost a game by more than 20 points that week, yet jumped the Flyers. “I don’t understand it,” Trost said. “The only thing you can do is worry about yourself. I think we’re certainly capable and worthy of being a regional team, but I quit trying to figure it out.” >> WIN, from page 15 Johnson with 9.2. These three helped their team average a 13.7 point victory per game. Rebounding was big for RCA who averaged 39.3 rebounds per

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Joliet Catholic holds off Bishop Mac for sectional crown By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

The Joliet Catholic Academy girls basketball players and coaches knew all about Khadaizha Sanders and Bishop McNamara and knew despite winning twice this season, the Irish were not going to lie down in the finals of the Lincoln-Way West Sectional Thursday. A year ago, it was Bishop Mac that upset the Angels in the opening round of the Peotone Sectional after JCA had won both regular-season match-ups. This year, the Angels came ready to play, using a huge first eight minutes and withstood a second-half Irish flurry to win 78-70 and advance to the Lewis University Supersectional, which took place March 3. Michigan State-bound senior Jasmine Lumpkin scored 17 points in the first quarter without missing a shot to pace the Angels to a 32-14 lead at the end of one. “I was focused and I just really came to play,” Lumpkin said. “My teammates believed in me and they were getting me the ball and I wasn’t going to shy away from it, I was going to attack the basket. I am a senior and I have to play like every game is my last.” Sanders scored 22 of her gamehigh 35 points in the second half as Bishop Mac cut the lead to single digits. As the Irish defense focused its efforts on Lumpkin and sophomore Nicole Ekhomu, senior Christine Ekhomu stepped up and scored all 13 of her points in the second half. “They really put an emphasis on shutting down the middle so I couldn’t get the pass to Jasmine and if I went left, they were trying to shut down Nicki so I couldn’t get the pass to her,” Christine said. “So, I figured if I attacked the middle it would open it back up.” Lumpkin finished the game with a team-best 27 points, while Nicole Ekhomu added 22 points.

With the win, Christine helped the Angels become the first girls basketball program to reach a supersectional since St. Francis Academy and Joliet Catholic merged in 1990. As St. Francis Academy, the Angels fell 52-44 to East Aurora in 1983-84. The following year, the two met again and the Angels defeated East Aurora 62-59 to advance to the state quarterfinals. A 65-58 loss that year to Richwoods stopped that run in the final eight, the best finish ever for an Angel team. “It feels good to be a part of making history,” Christine said. “JCA has been around for a long time and they have had some great players like the Quigley sisters and it feels good to stay I am a part of that, but we are trying to get further.” A win Monday at Lewis would make this year’s team the firstever to advance to the state Final Four. Only two Joliet teams have ever reached the IHSA girls final four, as Joliet West won the firstever girls state title in 1977-78 and Joliet East was third in 197980. A game earlier, JCA used the hot early shooting of sophomore Nicole Ekhomu and a 7-0 run to open the second half to take a 78-67 win at Lincoln-Way West over Morgan Park. “Coach told us at halftime that the first three minutes of the half was going to be the game,” Nicole said. The teams battled back and forth all first half and JCA found itself trailing at the end of the first quarter and were trailing in the closing seconds of the first half before a Christina Ekhomu three-pointer put the Angels up one at the break. As one of the starting seniors, Christina said she was not going to let the team lose in the sectional opener again. “We are taking it one game at a time and when we got to this game, I looked at Jazz (fellow senior Jasmine Lumpkin) and

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Nicole Ekhomu scored 22 points in JCA’s 78-70 win over Bichop Mac to win the Lincoln-Way West Sectional title.

said, ‘this is where we fell last year,’ “ Christina Ekhomu said. “At halftime, I told her, this is our last go-around, so let’s go get it. It

feels really good to get past this hump.” The Angels were paced by 26 points from Nicole Ekhomu, 23

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dave says

Check cashing for the ‘unbanked’ family Check cashing businesses not nearly as abusive as payday lenders

Letting kids make money mistakes

Dear Dave, I know you hate payday loan companies. Do you feel the same way about checkcashing companies? Brian Dear Brian, Check-cashing companies are not a good deal, but they’re nowhere near as bad as payday lenders. All checkcashing businesses do is charge a fee to cash a check. Honestly, it’s kind of silly to me that places like this can make money when all you have to do is walk into a bank and open an account. But there’s a percentage of our population that people

in financial circles call “unbanked.” This means they avoid banks for whatever reason, but in the process they leave themselves susceptible to bad deals like this. So I don’t feel the same way about checkcashing companies as I do about payday lenders. It’s still not a financially smart move to pay a storefront operation a fee just to cash a check, but these businesses aren’t nearly as abusive as payday lenders. —Dave

Dear Dave, My 6-year old son has saved up $400. He said he wants to buy a motorcycle with it someday, but he recently changed his mind and wants to buy a computer tablet. Is it okay for him to change his mind like this, and how should I handle things? Christina Dear Christina, I’m not really concerned whether it’s a motorcycle or a tablet, especially if he’s saved his own money. I think the big thing we’re looking for in all this is a teachable moment. Certainly regret is a concern, especially with a kid so young. But the reality is that neither the decision nor the possible regret

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drug that immediately reverses the harmful effects of opiates (like heroin), approximately once a day. Pat O’Neil said,“If every person that overdosed was not given Narcan and died, the county morgue would not be able to accommodate those numbers.” Through Will County’s united efforts to educate, generate awareness and bring together community resources, the 53 reported heroin deaths of 2012 dropped to 38 in 2013. Those leading the charge to battle this killer that has infiltrated and devastated the lives of so many people (many of them in their

early 20s and younger), are inspired by the drop in heroin deaths and have vowed to work even harder to make sure the numbers in 2014 decline even more. Dr. Troiani, who has been working in the field of mental health and substance abuse since 1970, was very clear as he described the purity of today’s heroin and that it can now be smoked or snorted (no needles) and thus, is more appealing to middle-class suburban kids. In the past 14 months, I have attended benefits for the parents who have ultimately lost their

to not only corroborate what the others believed -- that yes, it would take the efforts of an entire community -- but he was also able to explain what the greater Will County community has been doing since 2011 to address this issue and report early signs of success as a result of this intense collaboration. In 2012, Will County Coroner Pat O’Neil reported we were averaging one death a week, not to mention that first responders were administering Narcan (Naloxone Hydrochloride), the anti-overdose

afterward will ruin his life. If you talk to him and try to advise him beforehand, and he gets upset later because he feels like he made the wrong choice, it gives you the opportunity to step in and gently say,“I’m sorry you think you made a bad choice, but that’s why I wanted you to really think about it first. You had a chance to listen to mom’s wisdom and didn’t. I’m sorry you feel sad now, but I want you to remember it and learn something from this bad decision.” It’s a process of controlled pain and natural consequences. One of my daughters did something similar years ago when we went to an amusement park. All the kids had a set amount of money for the day, and we warned them not to spend it too soon. She turned around and blew all her

money on carnival games, then she spent the rest of the day whining while her brother and sister rode the rides and had lots of fun. We didn’t give her any more money, but a controlled amount of pain taught her some valuable lessons that day. She learned to listen to her mom and dad, she learned that carnival games are a rip-off, and she learned to control herself a little bit and think things through. —Dave

children to heroin but not before their financial resources were depleted trying to pay for medical care and treatment. I’ve attended and hosted forums, listened to frightened parents, the lawyers, the judges, the addiction specialists, and the addicts talk about the horror and the struggle. We need to provide treatment for those who are fighting for their lives, and keep others from using heroin by using education as our weapon of choice. After repeatedly hearing that we need to reach our young people before they are tempted

to use heroin and give them the medically accurate,age appropriate information, I immediately filed HB 4542, which expanded the scope of the task force to include children grades 6 through 12. Experts agree: Waiting to educate a child about heroin until they reach high school may be too late. Pat O’Neil said, “What we learn from the deceased can help those that are still with us.” What we learned from those who have been lost is that heroin is no longer an “inner city only” problem. It’s here in Will County, and it’s killing our children.

*Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business.He’s authored four NewYork 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.


THE BUGLE MARCH 6, 2014 SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 240 Gladiolus Drive Romeoville, IL 60446 (Single Family Home). On the 27th day of March, 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: Fifth Third Mortgage Company Plaintiff V. Michael G. Martin Defendant. Case No. 13 CH 3236 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. 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 5/151512(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.

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 1040 MONTEGO BAY COURT ROMEOVILLE, IL 604464140 (FRAME TOWNHOUSE ATTACHED 2 CAR). On the 20th day of March, 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: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff V. NATHAN L. MASON Defendant. Case No. 10 CH 5030 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. Judgment amount is 203,280.63 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 5/151512(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: Codilis & Associates, P.C. 15W030 N. Frontage Road Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 630-794-5300 630-794-9090 fax 14-13-22504 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 2/27, 3/6, 3/13

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 2/20, 2/27, 3/6

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 282 SOUTH OAK CREEK LANE ROMEOVILLE, IL 60446 (SINGLE FAMILY HOME WITH ATTACHED 2 CAR GARAGE.). On the 3rd day of April, 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: FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff V. ANGELIQUE ROBERTS; SERGIO ZERMENO; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PLATINUM HOME MORTGAGE CORPORATION; CREEKSIDE AT ROMEOVILLE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION; Defendant. Case No. 12 CH 1456 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. Judgment amount is 207,520.05 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 5/151512(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 3/6, 3/13, 3/20


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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 )

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 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. NATHAN L. MASON Defendant. No. 10 CH 5030 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 February, 2012, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 20th day of March, 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: PARCEL 1: UNIT M3001 IN THE LANDINGS AT MALIBU BAY CONDOMINIUM, AS DELINEATED ON A PLAT OF SURVEY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND: CERTAIN LOTS IN MALIBU BAY TOWNHOMES, A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, (P.U.D.), BEING A RESUBDIVISION OF ALL OF LOT 190, IN MALIBU BAY SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JULY 2, 1999 AS DOCUMENT R1999-83523, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WHICH PLAT OF SURVEY IS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT “A” TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED MAY 31, 2000 AS DOCUMENT R2000057273, AND AS AMENDED BY AMENDMENT TO THE DECLARATION RECORDED JUNE 28, 2001 AS DOCUMENT R2001082885 AND AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME; TOGETHER WITH ITS UNDIVIDED PERCENTAGE INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS. PARCEL 2: A PERPETUAL EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF PARCEL I, OVER AND ACROSS LOT 40, IN MALIBU BAY Commonly known as: 1040 MONTEGO BAY COURT ROMEOVILLE, IL 604464140 Description of Improvements: FRAME TOWNHOUSE ATTACHED 2 CAR P.I.N.: 11-04-05-215-040-1 001 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 203,280.63 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 (g1) 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 2/20, 2/27, 3/6

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS Fifth Third Mortgage Company Plaintiff, vs. Michael G. Martin Defendant. No. 13 CH 3236 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a judgment entered in the above cause on the 8th day of January, 2014, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 27th day of March, 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 254, IN WESGLEN SUBDIVISION NEIGHBORHOOD 4 UNIT, 1 A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AUGUST 22, 2000, AS DOCUMENT NUMBER R2000-90319 AND CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED MAY 2, 2001 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER R2001-050599, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 240 Gladiolus Drive Romeoville, IL 60446 Description of Improvements: Single Family Home P.I.N.: 11-04-07-309-002 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: Codilis & Associates, P.C. 15W030 N. Frontage Road Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 630-794-5300 630-794-9090 fax 14-13-22504 PAUL J. KAUPAS Plaintiff’s Attorney Sheriff of Will County Published 2/27, 3/6, 3/13

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS FEDERAL NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff,

MORTGAGE

vs. ANGELIQUE ROBERTS; SERGIO ZERMENO; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PLATINUM HOME MORTGAGE CORPORATION; CREEKSIDE AT ROMEOVILLE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION; Defendant. No. 12 CH 1456 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 December, 2013, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 3rd day of April, 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: UNIT NUMBER 3320502 IN CREEKSIDE OF ROMEOVILLE CONDOMINIUM, AS DELINEATED ON A SURVEY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL ESTATE: CERTAIN LOTS IN PASQUINELLI’S CREEKSIDE SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED APRIL 22, 2005, AS DOCUMENT R2005-66952, AND CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED AS DOCUMENT R2005-173623 WHICH SURVEY IS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT “A” TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED OCTOBER 20, 2005 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER R2005182333, AS AMENDED; TOGETHER WITH ITS UNDIVIDED PERCENTAGE INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS, ALL IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 282 SOUTH OAK CREEK LANE ROMEOVILLE, IL 60446 Description of Improvements: SINGLE FAMILY HOME WITH ATTACHED 2 CAR GARAGE. P.I.N.: 11-04-07-404-046-1002 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 207,520.05 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 (g1) 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 3/6, 3/13, 3/20


News >> house, from page 3 first step towards creating jobs. Calling for a health care overhaul, she believes that costs of health care need to be lowered by creating competition in a free market setting, not through government mandates.

Ian Bayne A concern for Bayne as well, he believes the ACA should be repealed and is running to “restore lower taxes, less spending and freedom to the American people.” Bayne said, “The district faces catastrophic loss of jobs and opportunity due to failed economic policy that is being supported by establishment politicians in Washington.

>> r-word, from page 7 the other commuters. I heard the train conductor use the r-word multiple times during this train ride. It was hard for me to say anything because it just hurt too much to hear him use the word. After I got home safe and sound, I wrote a letter to the train company and later talked with one of the workers at the rail ticket counter in my hometown. The train company had eventually emailed me back and apologized. I haven’t heard anything from this train conductor since, but I hope and pray he learned a lesson about how the r-word hurts all of us with special needs. Fast forward a couple years to present day--Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at 7:04p.m. I was riding the train back home with a friend who I met via another friend. As we were talking, I looked around to see a man and a woman talking somewhat loudly. These two people had appeared to be drunk. As the 7 o’clock hour struck, I got up from my seat and made my way to the vestibule of the

Opposing and defeating people with bad ideas is very important because these bad ideas are causing the American people to suffer.” Bayne believes “as a free market conservative, I know that the government cannot do anything better than people can do acting without government. Our families, our schools, our businesses, our finances, our health—government has no right to tell us how to live or behave, or weigh in on these issues.” He is opposed to gun control and is a supporter of the 2nd Amendment and the right to bear arms. Bayne is in favor of reducing federal control of schools, placing control back in the

hands of local elected officials and teaching American exceptionalism in schools. Bayne also is a proponent of small business, and believes small business is the backbone of the American economy and should be freed from unnecessary regulation. He plans to oppose overregulation of small business. Craig Robbins recently withdrew his candidacy. He said while he remains dedicated to serving the community, Illinois and the country, changes in his professional and military service obligations in 2014 will make it too difficult to commit the time necessary to run a successful campaign through the general election in November.

train. When I was waiting for the train to pull into my stop, these two same commuters had used the r-word to refer to the town that we were getting off at. I didn’t say anything because it was too hard, too hurtful. Another reason why I may not have said anything is because maybe it wasn’t a good moment to say anything. This brings up an interesting point:When is a good time to say something? Should you speak up against the r-word each time some says the word even if they appear to be “drunk?” What are your thoughts? Let me know, like how all the young kids are communicating these days, with the hashtag: #SCPChat What’s the r-word? Why this campaign important? Where to go to take the pledge to end the r-word and to find out more information? Help us to surpass 500,000 online pledges by the 2014 Spread the Word to End the Word. awareness day. The web address is simple: R-Word.org. Of course, if you are one of tons of the people who are active on the Facebook, you can “Like” and find out more

updates by visiting their page at: Facebook.com/EndtheWord. For those of you who prefer updates that are 140 characters or less, then a simple “Follow” of the @ EndtheWord Twitter page will be the thing to do. And, like all the young kids are doin’ these days, you can join in the conversation with the hashtag: #RWord - on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine, etc. When is the 2014 Spread the Word to End the Word date? Don’t worry, because r-word campaign Co-Founder Tim Shriver Jr., breaks the news for us on the Special Chronicles podcast Episode #100, recorded live (to tape) on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Additional reporting by Breanna Bogucki, of Cary, Ill., and Georgia Hunter, of Oak Park, Ill. If you’d like more Coverage about the R-Word Campaign, Visit: SpecialChronicles.com/ EndTheWord Daniel Smrokowski is an Athlete & Global Messenger with Special Olympics Illinois, Founder of Special Chronicles Nonprofit New Media Company.

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