SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
THE CHASE IS HERE Top 12 set to start playoffs in Joliet By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter
he field for the Chase is set - again. After the final 12 drivers were decided after Saturday night’s race in Richmond, NASCAR made an unprecedented move and replaced Martin Truex, Jr. with Ryan Newman in the Chase after citing that Newman’s Michael Waltrip Racing teammates, Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers, intentionally manipulated the race while Newman held the lead, allowing Truex to earn a spot in the Chase. Video and audio apparently showed Boyer spinning out with eight laps remaining to force See CHASE, page 18
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WITH ESPN ANALYST
This weekend marks the third year in a row the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup opens at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. Voyager Media sports reporter Mark Gregory was able to talk to Hall of Fame driver and ESPN NASCAR analyst Rusty Wallace about the Chase set up and the big NASCAR story lines. The interview took place prior to the NASCAR sanctions against MichaelWaltrip Racing and the removal of Martin Truex, Jr. from the Chase. MG: Well, Rusty, the race for the Chase is over and the field is set, what are your thoughts on the top 12? RW: My take on that race is it was just so damn exciting on who was going to make it and who wasn’t. If the caution didn’t come out at the end, Ryan Newman was going to win the race and he was in and Jeff Gordon would have made it, then Clint Bowyer spun out and it changed everything.As was all the drama in NASCAR and it was what the fans were hoping for. It was an amazing race for the Chase. MG: The last two seasons, the driver that has won the first race of the Chase at Chicagoland has gone on to win the Spring Cup. Is that pure coincidence or do you feel there is that much momentum gained from winning the first race? RW: I actually think it is a little bit coincidence, but I will tell you, and maybe I’m contradicting myself here, but I think Carl Edwards is really going good this year and he has his mojo going as I call it. His crew chief Jimmy Finning is a real veteran and a real smart, smart guy. They paired Jimmy and Carl and have seen results from the beginning. That car has been fast. Mileand-a-halfs are Carl’s specialty and for him to win on a short track last night, which surprised me, but he did good. I did not expect him to win on a short track, so this could be his year for a championship and a win here would help. MG: What are your thoughts in general about the Chase opening at Chicagoland Speedway? RW: We all love coming to Chicago. It is a great city and the race track is designed nice, its beautiful and we all enjoy it. I hope there is a good crowd there for the race, the attendance has been down more than I thought it should be, but this is a big, big race. It is a great place to kick off the Chase. I am a Midwest guy, I grew up in St. Louis and I like the place. I like the people that run it, I
like the family that owns it, I like the racing it puts on and there is nothing wrong with getting to hang out on Michigan Avenue a little bit and have something to eat. MG: With eight laps left at Richmond and Ryan Newman leading the race, Clint Bowyer spun out, eventually leading to Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Martin Truex, Jr. making the Chase instead of Newman.You said on ESPN after the race you felt the spinout was not only intentional, but ordered by the team, do you still believe that? RW:The whole thing looked peculiar. I only saw what we saw after the race and we were asked to report what we saw and from what we saw, it looked like he spun the car out on purpose to help his teammate. He is the only one that knows that. We can all speculate all we want, but he is the guy that knows. Personally, if that did happen, I think he was under extreme pressure from his race team to make him do that. I don’t think Clint himself would ever do that. I know Clint, he is a great guy and has very good character and I think that is team self-induced. I did actually meet with Michael Waltrip and Michael had no idea that happened. He saw everything and was surprised. It seemed like it all came from a spotter a crew chief and an engineer that all got together, if indeed that did happen. I shouldn’t be dreaming all this stuff up, because I really don’t know. MG: That being said, do you think that move will hurt Bowyer’s chances of winning the Chase? Do you expect drivers, like Newman who in his last 10 races with Stewart-Haas and out of the Chase, who have nothing to lose to retaliate and wreck the No. 15 at some point? RW: I’m not avoiding the question, man, I just don’t know. I know if I was there and I got taken out by somebody that threw the race, if the race was actually thrown, by him spinning on purpose, yeah, I would be upset and disappointed with Clint. MG: You drove for a long time and if stuff
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like that happened when you drove no one would have known. With the technology today, we were able to see the in-car camera and hear the audio between Bowyer and his crew. While fans like to see all the lookins, is that technology a good thing? RW: Everyone in the world has done that in the past. I know several drivers hat have spun out on purpose to bring a caution out or hit the wall and act like they can’t get off the wall or whatever.The problem now with these teams is that all the networks are monitoring all the radios and there are 30 or more cameras and then in-car cameras, so if you are going to do it, it’s not as easy to run and hide, but I will tell you, everyone did it. MG: What are you most looking forward to heading into the Chase? RW: This is going to be a helluva year this year with the new Gen6 car. That car has really proved to be a hot rod and it is breaking track records everywhere it has went. I think we are going to see a lot of great racing. I think we will see the 48 car of
Jimmie Johnson come out of his slump and take off like a rocket in Chicago and Carl Edwards has proved he’s got what it takes. From there on out, the field is so equal. We have Kyle Busch in the Chase this year and Matt Kenseth in the new car for Joe Gibbs has been tremendously consistent. This mile-and-a-half is going to tell us a lot. MG: If you had to pick now, who is your favorite to win at Chicagoland? RW: To win this race, I am going to say Matt Kenseth. He has been strong and fast. But, I can tell you, I have picked and picked and picked all year and haven’t got one right yet. But, me and the folks from ESPN all pick, but none of us have been right yet. But, I do lead in points for getting closest, but that doesn’t mean a whole lot. MG: Who is your favorite to win the Sprint Cup Championship? RW: I keep wanting to say Johnson, but he has had so many problems. He has to come out of Chicago with a good race for me to say him again, but he is who I picked at the beginning of the year.
SPORTS Spartans head into SPC play 1-1
NEWS Romeoville, Plainﬁeld familes enjoy day of play
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SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
SAM’S CLUB HONORS VETERANS
Vol. 8 No. 10
Gas station to open next week By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter
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The community gathered together at Romeoville’s new Sam’s Club to honor a tradition of recognizing its veterans.
hough Sam’s Club is not officially open, its doors are always open for veterans and community support, shown this past weekend in a color ceremony to post an American flag to dedicate its new Romeoville store. Members of the Welcome You Home organization, American Legion, VFW, the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce and Mayor John Noak joined members of the Sam’s Club store to not only dedicate a flag at the new building, but to show its support of the military. Club Manager Rico Cortez See VETERANS, page 10
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Romeoville, Plainfield families enjoy Day of Play
lainfield and Romeoville families spend their Saturday morning reveling in the outdoors at the Community Day of Play in Four Seasons Park in Plainfield. A joint effort between the Plainfield Park District and the Romeoville Recreation Department, the free event gave kids the chance to throw balls, toss hoops, bounce in inflatables, launch objects with a slingshot, or just plain run around. As for the adults, they could play alongside the children without being ridiculed and feel like a kid again. PHOTOS BY SUZANNE BAKER/ STAFF REPORTER
Maisey and Ayden Kuzmicki of Plainfield try to beat their mother, Lisa, in a game of tic-tac-toe at the Community Day of Play at Four Seasons Park in Plainfield.
The bounce houses were a popular destination at the Community Day of Play. Kids had fun bouncing while their parents enjoyed a breather after spending time chasing their kids around Four Seasons Park in Plainfield.
Members of Girl Scout Troupe 868 from Crystal Lawns School, (from left) Lily Whittington, Kayla Dvorak and Samantha Danderson, all of Plainfield, race across the southwest football field at Four Seasons Park.
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Community Briefs RHS Class of 1993 plans Sept. 21 reunion The Romeoville High School Class of 1993 is holding a 20th reunion at the Lakeview Pavilion at Carillon from 6 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21. Classmates will be able to reminisce about the year Bill Clinton took office, the first Beanie Baby was issued and the Bulls beat the Suns for their third straight NBA championship. Information on the reunion and registration for $40 per person is available by going to http:// romeovillehighschool1993. eventbrite.com/.
Sept. 14 blood drive to honor son Dan and Sally Noble and family are hosting the Jack Noble Memorial Blood Drive in memory of their son, Jack who died of cancer in 2006. The blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at The Sanctuary Church, 682 W Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook. Join the Noble family in honoring Jackâ€™s memory by saving the lives of the many Chicago area patients who are battling diseases that require blood transfusions. If you are able to donate or know someone who is, register online at lifesource.org with sponsor code 321E or visit the Information Table after service at the church and someone will register for your. People are also needed to help as hosts and greeters the day of the event. Sign up at the Information Table if you can help. For more information, contact Sally Noble at: email@example.com.
Free prostate screenings Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital will host free prostate cancer screenings Sept. 19 in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Screenings will take place between 5 and 7 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 19, at the hospital, 500 Remington Blvd. in Bolingbrook. While the screenings are free, they are by appointment only. Anyone interested in a screening can make an appointment by calling (630)
856-7525. Prostate cancer screenings are recommended for all men ages 55 and over, or younger if your
family has a history of prostate cancer. African American men are also encouraged to receive a screening sooner. The Sept. 19 screening includes a prostate-specific antigen blood test and a digital rectal exam.
Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among men, after skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death in men, behind lung cancer.
About 238,000 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, and about 30,000 men will die from prostate cancer. One man in six will be diagnosed with prostate cancer over their lifetimes.
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Manufacturing company to close By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter
Nearly 100 employees of Triumph Packing Group will soon lose their jobs when the plant closes in October. The Bolingbrook folding paperboard box manufacturing company,located at 515 Crossroads Parkway, was listed in an Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) report. The WARN Act, requires employers to provide 60 days advance notice of pending plant closures or mass layoffs. The law applies to “business enterprises” with 75 or more employees (excluding part-
time employees). Triumph listed a report August 13 stating its plant will close, thus eliminating 98 jobs. Layoffs begin Oct. 14 and are expected to be complete by the end of October. The company has two locations, one locally and another in Georgia. The Bolingbrook location held its corporate and marketing offices as well as manufacturing. Human resources confirmed the closing. However, attempts to reach company officials were unsuccessful. Nearby Oxbow Midwest Calcining LLC in Lemont also was listed in the report, stating a permanent mass layoff of 66 jobs.
Founder’s Day parade Sept. 15 By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter
Get ready to join the circus. That is, at this year’s Founders Day parade with it’s new theme, Big Top circus.The parade kicks off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the corner of Newland and Belmont, with participants expected to line up at 1 p.m.The parade will end near downtown Romeoville. This year’s parade will have nearly 75 participants from various
community organizations, clubs, and businesses and the Grand Marshal of the parade will be Dale Blum Sr. According to Kelly Rajzer, director of parks and recreation, the theme that changes annually allows for participants to dress up and decorate their floats in a festive manner. The new circus theme has also spurred new performers including an unicyclist clown, a stilt walker, and a German Wheel performer.
Stability, community support key to RHS JROTC program Romeoville High School’s new Senior Military Instructor is determined to make the RHS program one of the top Marine Corps Junior ROTC programs in the Chicago area. But, says Major Ben Bierly, (USMC Ret.), it will take a lot of teamwork between the students, the school and the community. “The community’s participation is vital to these kids,” said Maj. Bierly, who joined the RHS faculty last month after 20 years of military service. “This used to be THE model program for this Marine Corps district but instructor turnover has taken its toll on the school and the community. “When I took this job, I told the kids I’m going to be here for years and I’m not going to leave anytime soon,” he said. “I wanted the opportunity to impact the lives of young adults and teaching is a great way to do that.” The Afghanistan and Iraq veteran knows the building blocks must start with the Cadets themselves. Major Bierly believes they have to lead the program in order to learn responsibility, integrity, leadership and trustworthiness, which are all what he calls “basic characteristics that will help these young men and
women wherever they go.” “Being a part of JROTC gives kids stability,” he said. “They really need that stability to develop a good base on which they can build their life.” Major Bierly wants to increase the participation rate of every cadet. “This is more than just a class for them. This is a lifestyle, an organization,” he said. “I’ve told them these are your brothers and sisters. They are your family.” That means Cadets will be expected to put in extra hours every week outside the classroom participating in JROTC, other school clubs or sports teams or volunteering in the community. JROTC activities could include Color Guard, Drill Team or something close to Major Bierly’s heart: the Air Rifle Team. “Being on a team like that really helps them get more involved,” he said.“The problem is, our equipment and lack of travel uniforms sets them up to fail. They can’t compete at the state or national level with the equipment we have.” That’s where the community comes in. The Marine Corps has agreed to provide five free Crossman Challenger air rifles. The RHS program needs several dozen, and the Creedmore
targets to support them. And they need traveling uniforms to present an appearance that properly represents RHS and the community. “I’m one of those people who feels if you’re going to do something, do it right. But we don’t have the money now,” Major Bierly said. “I want to set up these kids for success. I don’t want them to think they’re not good enough to shoot for the stars.” One rifle runs $550 or $600. That doesn’t include pellets and targets and other equipment the Cadets need to compete with their counterparts at other high schools. “We’re open to ways to raise this money. I’m literally asking the community to help us,” Major Bierly said. “I’d be delighted to sit down and talk with community members or businesses to help them understand what we’re going through and how these kids will benefit.” Major Bierly indicated he could be reached at 815-4075124 or by e-mail at bierlybt@ vvsd.org. “If you help them see that they can succeed, that gives them the confidence they need,” he said. “When they have that confidence, you know they’re going to do well in life.”
Reading Buddies Share a Book
Independence Elementary School foueth grader Wesley Hamilton shares a book with his kindergarten “reading buddy” Trayvon Tate-Bacon.
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BHS PTA takes a stand on bullying PTA felt something should be done about a problem that is gripping the nation. Stand up and speak out— “This is a topic that needs that’s what the Bolingbrook to be discussed and be out High School PTA wants in the open just like many students, teachers, parents schools across the nation,” and the community to do, said Douty. “It’s important to collectively aiming to stamp the students; it’s important to out a problem facing students the staff—it’s important to us everywhere. all; we all deal with it.” To help spread the message “Research shows that the the year-old PTA is hosting a key to solving problems is “Stop Bullying Rally” along to get the community to with a “Stand UP Speak OUT” come together—that’s our 5K on Saturday, goal,” continued Oct. 19 at Douty. Bolingbrook The Stop Register now High School. Bullying “It is very On-line registration Rally, which difficult for for the 5K run/walk will precede a student to is available at http:// the 5K, will stand alone. bhspta.eventbrite.com include various We as adults, speakers and need to teach information on our children to find their how communities can work voice,” said PTA spokesperson together to help reduce Colleen Douty. bullying. Stand up to bullying and Wanting to make it a speak out to help others is family affair, after the event, the message and a campaign vendors will be on hand that the newly formed PTA is including Nancy’s Pizza and adamant about. free activities such as face “The Bolingbrook High painting will be provided. School PTA was established Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy to provide educational have both contributed to the enhancement opportunities event. for our students, a goal we On-line registration for the hope to obtain by working 5K run/walk is available at closely with the school, http://bhspta.eventbrite.com. parents and community,” said Bolingbrook organizations are Douty. “Studies show when being encouraged to enter as this partnership between a team, decorate shirts, bring school, family and community posters, etc. All teams will be exists, children have more recognized at the event. Tax opportunities for meaningful, deductible donations are also engaged learning. When being accepted on the event students learn, communities website. thrive.” The PTA has already Douty said as a brandreceived positive feedback new PTA, the group was about the event and expects looking for a way to make 100 to 300 people attend. a difference and began The campaign will not end brainstorming. Tragedy struck with the rally. Douty said the the school last year when a PTA hopes to incorporate student committed suicide. more anti-bullying incentives Playing on their minds, the throughout the year.
Donuts for Dad
By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter
Jonas Salk first grader Sophia Heard and her dad, Clifton, enjoy some treats during the Bolingbrook elementary school’s “Donuts For Dads” Wednesday before school. Following the treats, students showed off their classrooms to their dads, grandfathers, and uncles.
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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.
Eva Satana, 28, 706 Parkview Lane, Lockport, was arrested at 2:13 p.m. Aug. 10 and charged with retail theft on the 200 block of S. Weber Road.
Angela Tsigolis, 57, 1771 William Drive, was arrested at 7:34 p.m. Aug. 24 and charged with retail theft on the 200 block of S. Weber Road.
Tameika Allen, 33, 10552 S. Walden, Chicago, was arrested at 1:45 a.m. Aug. 25 and charged with the possession of cannabis near Arlington and Dalhart.
Leo Thomas, 22, 101 Staunon Court, Bolingbrook, was arrested at 4:28 p.m. Aug. 28 and charged with driving with a suspended license, no insurance and improper display of registration near Route 53 and Juliet.
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Heather Johnson, 22, 16941 S. Plainsman Court, Plainfield, was arrested at 4:28 p.m. Aug. 28 and charged with an in-state warrant near Route 53 and Juliet.
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Antonio Zagal, 20, 405 Oscar Ave., Joliet, was arrested at 10:09 p.m. Aug. 28 and charged with possession of cannabis on the 600 block of N. Independence.
Maria Martinez, 36, 200 Pell Ave., was arrested at 7:59 a.m.Aug. 29 and charged with no valid driver’s license and disobeying a crossing guard near Romeo Road and Belmont.
Noelia Garcia, 29, 16533 Kingsbrook Drive, Crest Hill, was arrested at 3:11 p.m. Aug. 29 and charged with no valid driver’s license and failure to yield near Route 53 and Arlington Drive.
Victor Santa Cruz, 20, 22163 W. Plymouth, Plainfield, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. Aug. 29 and charged with driving with a suspended license and an illegal sound amplification device near Airport Road and Richfield Trail.
Rodriguez-Basilio, 212 10 Serafin Bedford Road, Bolingbrook, was arrested at 12:03 p.m.Aug. 30 and charged with speeding and driving with a revoked license near 135th Street and Heritage Parkway. Hernandez, 33, 2002 Sudbury 11 Maria Road, Joliet, was arrested at 4:09 p.m. Aug. 30 and charged with no valid driver’s license and using a cell phone in a construction zone near Weber and Gaskin Roads.
Sergio Martinez, 44, 319 W. Park, Aurora, was arrested at 12:34 a.m. Aug. 31 and charged with driving with a suspended license and improper lighting near Weber and Taylor Roads.
Freddy Barrientos, 32, 212 Gordon Ave., was arrested at 4:50 a.m. Aug. 31 and charged with speeding and driving with a revoked license near 135th Street and Poplar Avenue.
Julio Galindo, 34, 329 Fairfax, was arrested at 9:58 a.m. Aug. 31 and charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license near Belmont and
Paragon. Joseph Covelli, 23, 609 Lynn, was arrested at 12:23 a.m. Sept. 1 and charged with criminal damage to property on the 600 block of Lynn.
improper lane use, and no seat belt near Route 53 and Taylor Road.
Victor Lule-Huerta, 28, 2917 Somme St., Joliet was arrested at 8:25 p.m. Sept. 1 and charged with speeding and no valid driver’s license near Route 53 and Taylor Road.
Juan Munoz, 19, 1007 Elgin, Joliet, was arrested at 8:37 p.m. Sept. 1 and charged with no valid driver’s license,
Ruben Rojo-Gonzalez, 25, 660 Broadway St., Joliet, was arrested at 8:43 a.m. Sept. 2 and charged with no valid driver’s license and no insurance near Route 53 north of Airport Road.
Luis Escamilla, 40, 141 Whitehill Drive, was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Sept. 4 and charged with no valid driver’s license and disobeying a stop sign near Kentland and Whitecliffe Drive.
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Members of the 1st period Personal Finance class at Romeoville High School check out some of the new software being used at both VVSD high school’s this year.
‘Real world’ approach to personal finance New approach helps give Valley View students a better perspective on money Valley View School District 365U this year has changed what some had called “a paper and pencil approach” to teaching high school students about personal finance to a more rigorous “real world” approach. “Our former program wasn’t rigorous enough and it wasn’t as current as it needed to be,” said Tammi Conn, VVSD’s Director of Career and Technical Education. “We need to keep current with the times by teaching our students how to safely use online banking for everything from paying bills to bank account reconciliation. In addition, we weren’t giving the students an overview of the economy and their role within our economy.”
“So many people in the United States are not financially literate. More and more are losing their homes due to foreclosure because they had the wrong type of mortgage or someone sold them a house they really couldn’t afford,” added Deanna Benson, Bolingbrook High School’s Consumer Education Team Leader. “We have to help our kids understand that more isn’t always better and that spending everything you have right now doesn’t help the future.” A required course for juniors and seniors at Bolingbrook and Romeoville high schools, Personal Finance (formerly called Consumer Education) lasts just one semester. In that one semester, students will continue to learn how to budget; how to balance a checkbook; how to use a credit card; how to rent or buy an apartment, home or condo; how to look for and buy a car; and much more, but it will be in a much more in-depth and more interesting fashion. For instance, during the first week of the class, students were required to build
a budget for Homecoming expenses. “We asked them to estimate the cost like how much will a girl spend on a dress or a boy spend on a suit or renting a tux? How much will they spend on gas? On jewelry? On dinner?” said Benson, adding they all divided their expenses by the minimum wage ($8.25) to determine how many hours they needed to work to pay for everything. “All of a sudden they realized ohmygosh this is going to cost a lot. We put it into the real world for them.” This year’s curriculum will include a real-life experience with newly purchased “Virtual Business Personal Finance” software which will enable each student to create an on-line virtual life in which they must stay healthy, get an education, work, buy groceries, find a place to live, provide transportation for themselves, buy insurance, pay taxes and invest. “They each have to live their personal lives with a good balance of work, school, exercise and social life,” Conn said.“If they
don’t, they will die and will have to start all over again.” Also in the curriculum will be a new stock market game through which VVSD student groups will be able to invest play money and compete against other high school students around the country. Results will be based on whatever the stock market is doing at the time. “We know that in the future they will have to be in some stocks if they want to build their wealth,” Benson said. “Students need to understand the stock market so they know how the stock market works and what kind of risk is involved.” Eventually, VVSD hopes to push the personal finance class down to the sophomore level. But for now, this year’s juniors and seniors are getting quite an education in what could be one of their most important classes if they want to be successful in the future. “Our goal is to have every student come out of this with a better knowledge of their role in society,” Conn said.
Calendar SEPTEMBER 12 The Bolingbrook Garden Club 20th Anniversary Celebration. 6:30 p.m. at Bolingbrook Fire Station #5 at 1900 Rodeo Drive. All former members and anyone else who is interested is invited.There will be fun and food and fond reminiscing about experiences over the last two decades.
SEPTEMBER 13 The Affordable Care Act Seminar: What it means for small business. 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Bolingbrook Chamber Office, 201 Canterbury Lane, Suite B, Bolingbrook. State Representative Natalie Manley along with the Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville Chamber of Commerces are hosting the seminar. For more information or to RSVP, call Manley’s office at 815-725-2741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPTEMBER 14 Johansen’s Farm and Children’s Zoo. Open from Sept. 14 through Oct. 31. Chicagoland’s pumpkin farm and children’s zoo for kids and families - we have all the fun rides and events that make great memories: a bakery with great pies, a petting zoo with friendly animals, rides and mazes for all ages and lots of treats and gifts for everyone. All fun, no fright. For more information, check out http://www.johansenfarms. com/.
SEPTEMBER 20 Live music. Brunswick Zone XL – Romeoville. 9 p.m. at 735 Center Boulevard, Fireside Bar & Grill Fleet Footed Simpleton Modern and Classic Rock & Roll.
SEPTEMBER 28 American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Romeoville. Opening Ceremonies at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th. Event ends at 6 a.m. Sunday, September 29th at 6 a.m. at Deer Crossing Park, 1050 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville. Kids entertainment, DJ all throughout event, Luminaria ceremony, themed laps and more.To sign up a team or more event information, please visit www. relayforlife.org/romeovilleil. For more information, please contact Dawn Caldwell at 815-886-0279 or dcaldwell@ romeoville.org.
OCTOBER 4 Live music. Brunswick Zone XL – Romeoville. 9 p.m. at 735 Center Boulevard, Fireside Bar & Grill The G Brothers - Original Country. OCTOBER 11 Live music. Brunswick Zone XL – Romeoville. 9 p.m. at 735 Center Boulevard, Fireside Bar & Grill Giggity - Classic Rock.
Founder’s Day Parade – Big Top Circus. 1 p.m.lineup; 2 p.m. kickoff. Show your Romeoville pride at the annual Founder’s Day Parade. Whether you are watching or participating, you are sure to have a great time. All community organizations, clubs, and businesses are encouraged to participate. Show your spirit by decorating your floats/entries around the Big Top Circus theme. For more information, contact the Romeoville Recreation Department at 815886-6222.
Safe Boating Course. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 37-03 will be offering a safe boating course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, beginning October 14 through November 6, Bass Pro, 709 Janes in Bolingbrook, IL. Cost is $35 for the book and a family can share a book. For information contact, Jeanne Retzer 630-739-7341 or come to class the first night.
SEPTEMER 16 7th Annual Disabled Veterans Golf Benefit. Registration: 7:30 a.m.; Shotgun start: 9 a.m. Links at Carillon, 21200 S. Carillon Drive Plainfield. Breakfast, pictures, and an opening ceremony before tee off.To register, or for more information, contact Del Maciejewski at 815-609-7037 or
OCTOBER 19 Live music. Brunswick Zone XL – Romeoville. 9 p.m. at 735 Center Boulevard, Fireside Bar & Grill, The Last Envy Alternative/Modern Rock Cover.
OCTOBER 20 7th Annual Holiday Vendor/Craft Show. Noon to 4 p.m. at the Levy Senior Center, Bolingbrook.The DuPage Township Red Hatters Club will be hosting a holiday shopping event complete with raffles,
bake sale and food. In interested in being a vendor, call 630-7593411.
OCTOBER 24 Friends of the Levy Bingo and Fish Fry Night. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.. Game time begins at 6 p.m. at the Levy Center, 251 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook. $25 for one book; $35 for two books per person. For information, call 630-7593411.
ONGOING 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 R.S.V.P. 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. Power Connection’s LARGE FOOD PANTRY. Open on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from 1 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., at 999 Remington Blvd, Suite F, Bolingbrook. Enjoy your shopping experience. For a $20 donation you can shop the aisles of canned/boxed goods, drinks, deserts, snacks, breads, fruits & vegetables. You will also receive a pre-selected bag of meat. There is no income
THE BUGLE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 verification and ALL residents of Illinois are welcome.The Resale Connection is also open from 9a.m.To 6:45 p.m. on those Mondays. We carry clothing for men/women/children as well as household items, furniture, sundries, toys and so much more! Cleaning out your house? We accepts donations Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm. Call (630) 679-6899 or visit www.thepowerconnection.org for more information/services available such as our Extension Food Pantry, Computer Classes, Forklift Classes. Volunteer opportunities also available to serve your community. Power Connection Computer Classes. Classes begin at 999 Remington Blvd, Suite F, Bolingbrook. General or Microsoft Word classes are offered. Cost is $30. Call Power Connection at (630) 679-6899, or visit www. thepowerconection.org
Each session we’ll have fun things to do like games, science, anime, manga, and crafts. For children 8-12. Registration is required. Contact the Children’s Services Department for more information. Preschool Playtime. 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Brick Building Club. 4 p.m. on Thursdays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Toddler times. 10:30 a.m. on Mondays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Ages 3 to 36 mos. Terrific Ts. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Ages 2 to 3.
Power Connection Forklift classes. Classes begin July 11 or August 15 at 999 Remington Blvd, Suite F, Bolingbrook. We offer a one week class for forklift certification, you must be able to read/write fluent English. $50 fuel fee due by start of class. Call Power Connection at (630) 679-6899, or visit www. thepowerconection.org.
Storytimes. 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Ages 3 to 6 years.
Tween Scene. Tuesdays 4 to 5 p. m. at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Do you enjoy hanging out at the library? Well, come to Tween Scene!
Family storytime. 7-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Fountaindale Public Library. On Tuesday evenings, get the family together
Pajama-Jam Family storytime. 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Romeoville Branch Library, 201 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. All ages. Wear your pajamas.
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VETERANS Continued from page 1 spoke of Sam’s Club long tradition of honoring veterans and current members of the United States military, dating back to 1983 when founder and Army Veteran, Sam Walton, opened the first Sam’s Club. Today, through the company’s Welcome Home commitment,
that tradition continues, as the company will guarantee a job to any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first 12 months off of active duty. “Our commitment to our veterans will hopefully be visible as you see this flag hanging in our store as a constant reminder of their great service to our country,” said Membership Manager Joe Mirabelli. Romeoville resident and new
News Sam’s Club employee Ranisha Bell brought her two daughters to the event to support both her new employer and veterans while honoring her grandfather who was lost in war. “I think this a wonderful thing that they do, and I am excited to be working here—I can even walk to work,” said Bell. Sam’s Club has hired more than 200 employees for its newest Romeoville location. Mirabelli said he believes it is important as a business in the community to recognize our veterans, as they are “not recognized enough,” and hopes to continue further support. In fact, as part of the opening of its gas station Sept. 20, an Operation Care Package drive will be hosted during the event including country radio station 98.3 onsite collecting donations. Doors officially open Oct. 3 with plans for a grand opening celebration under way.
CALENDAR Continued from page 11 to hear stories and sing songs in the storytime room. TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly), IL114 Romeoville, meets 5:15 p.m. Mondays at the Romeoville Police Department, 1050 W. Romeo Road. For more information, call 815-886-9252. Golden Age Club. Thursdays noon to 4 p.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Department. Members must be 50 years and up to join, and may do so by coming to any Thursday meeting. Transportation is available by calling the Recreation Department at 815-886-6222 at least 24 hours before the event. For more information about the club, call Noel Maldonado at the Recreation Center. Citizens Against Ruining the Environment. Every third Monday of the month at 6-7:30 p.m. at SOS Children’s Village, 17545 Village Lane, Lockport. This volunteer non-profit environmental organization is dedicated to serving Will County and the surrounding area. For more information or a meeting agenda, call Ellen
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Ranshia Bell, a new employee, and her daughters Kendra, 6, and Dierdre, 8, came out to support our troops.
Rendulich at 815-834-1611. Bolingbrook Machine Knitting Club. All skill levels are welcome to begin or further their knowledge of knitting with a machine.The group meets the last Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m.There is no charge to attend this group. They meet in the community room of Bolingbrook Fire Station 4, 1111 W. Boughton Road. Please park on the West Side of the building. For more information, contact Rose at 630 739-2784 or Sharon at 630 4719650. Birth After Cesarean. Meet other moms who are planning their natural birth after cesarean section. Come for encouragement, support and information to plan your next birth. Meetings at noon the first Monday every month in Romeoville. Contact Melanie at 253-861-5897 or VBACesarean@ aol.com Are you affected by someone’s drinking? Open meetings are held every third Friday of the month from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at 265 Republic Ave. in Joliet. Contact Al-anon/ Alateen at 815-773-9623 or visit www.niafg.org for more information. Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society. The
Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station #5, 1900 W. Rodeo Drive in Bolingbrook. All ham radio enthusiasts are invited to attend. Meetings usually include a presentation and refreshments. VE testing is held prior to each meeting at 6:30 p.m. for those wishing to take any level of license exam. Candidates must bring a photo ID, any pending Certificates of Successful Completion, and the test fee of $15. For more information, visit www.k9bar. org. Fly tying. 7-8:30 p.m. at Outdoor World, 709 Janes Ave., Bolingbrook. Join master fly tier Bob Davenport in the Fly Fishing Department for some great tips on fly tying and to answer any questions or concerns you may have. For more information, call the store at 630-296-2700. Employment. Will County Workforce Services host its free weekly Career Café for job seekers at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday in Room 519 of the JJC Renaissance Center, 214 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Reserve a spot by calling 815-727-4444, Ext. 122, or emailing bwashington@ willcountyillinois.com.
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Across 1 Wynonna or Naomi of country music 5 “Doctor Zhivago” heroine 9 Files opened with Adobe, for short 13 Licked cookie 14 Underage person 15 La Scala showstopper 16 *Comforter-andsheets set for a large mattress, say 19 Enter gingerly 20 Bigfoot cousin 21 “__ Misérables” 22 *Gaga way to be in love 25 Follow one’s new job, in Realtorese 26 “Cheerio!” 27 Sci-fi vehicle: Abbr. 30 Attention from Dr. Mom 32 Answers an invite, for short 36 *Big tourist
Down draw 41 Movie trailer, e.g. 42 Sun, in Spain 43 Sea shocker 44 Hieroglyphic snakes 47 Lovers’ spat, say 50 *Industryspanning work stoppage 55 Right-angle piece 56 Pamplona runner 57 Professor’s security 59 Simon Says relative, and a hint to what happens after the starts of 16-, 22-, 36- and 50-Across 62 Shade provider 63 In __: mad 64 Not right in the head 65 “Auld Lang __” 66 Nevada gambling city 67 Auto repair figs.
1 Comic’s delivery 2 Dickens villain Heep 3 Like a thicket 4 Folded corner 5 Tina’s “30 Rock” role 6 “... for __, a tooth ...” 7 Poet Frost 8 Franklin of soul 9 Hippie’s digs 10 Dentist’s tool 11 Traffic violation consequences 12 Slumps 14 Camera maker that merged with Konica 17 Fries, for one 18 Coke Zero competitor 23 Battery unit 24 Sunup point 27 Baseball official 28 Gary Larson’s “The __ Side” 29 Pedro’s peeper 31 Dol. parts 33 Compete 34 “The Raven” poet
35 NBC sketch show 37 Yemen neighbor 38 Met, as a difficult challenge 39 Decays 40 Somewhat 45 Like political hawks 46 “Hell is other people” French dramatist 48 At no charge 49 Big operatic ending 50 Morning __: flower 51 DeGeneres’s sitcom 52 Actress Lindsay 53 Praise 54 Straight up 55 Young newts 58 Greek Cupid 60 Golfer Trevino 61 Self-importance
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Horoscopes Blessings may be disguised in the week ahead. Even a mistake may turn out to be necessary to a worthwhile achievement. Avoid taking on additional obligations whenever possible.
When all you have on hand is lemons, it’s time to make lemonade. The first half of the week might bring you a spate of sour people, so be sure to use extra sugar.
The book of life doesn’t have a table of contents. Some things you must test for the truth all by yourself during the upcoming week. Mental blocks keep you from falling off a cliff.
Plans, promises and proposals may have more holes than Swiss cheese. During the first half of the week, you may let your generous nature and enthusiasm get the best of you.
You and a teammate or partner may live under the same skies, but you might not see the same horizon. Remain aware this week that other people may have a different sets of standards.
A problem can be a springboard to an uplifting experience if you take time to examine the situation and learn from it. Study hard and obtain an education in areas where you have an obvious deficit.
Love is a two-way street, so be careful you don’t run someone off the road. Your sense of timing is out of kilter in the first half of the week, which could lead you to make mistakes of judgment.
You can’t live your dreams when you’re busy living your doubts. In the week ahead, be a bit more restrained about spending, but don’t be afraid to buy something you really want.
You may give the wrong people the benefit of the doubt. In the week ahead, your skepticism, as well as your loyalties, could be misplaced. You may spend when it’s smarter to be thrifty.
The space between what’s wrong and right is where you may be hiding in the week ahead. Questions of what is ethical in social situations could surface and create inertia.
You can live in the past or learn from it. Rules and regulations could cramp your style in the early part of the week. Use your innate ingenuity to avoid problems.
Seeing is believing. You may find it difficult to operate on blind faith alone during the week ahead. Focus on making your dreams for the future a reality, even in the face of opposition.
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Spartans hold tight with Brook, head to SPC play By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter
It may have only been September 6,but Friday night was Valentine’s Day in Bolingbrook. Raider senior running back Mike Valentine carried the ball only seven times in Bolingbrook’s 41-6 win over Romeoville, but tallied 135 yards and three touchdowns. The Spartans’ plan coming into the game was to limit senior Jaden Huff, which they did, holding him to 30 yards on eight totes, but in the second half, Valentine picked up the slack. “We know Huff is a great running back and our game plan all week was to take him away and make them beat us with some other players,” said Romeoville coach Jeff Kuna. Taking away Huff was something the Raiders expected. “They crashed down on Jaden the whole game and we knew they would do that because Jaden had a great game last week. We knew the wings were going to get the ball,” Valentine said. “We are an unselfish offense. It will be somebody different every week. Somebody will make plays because we have playmakers on
this team.” Valentine got his first score with 9 minutes, 45 seconds left in the first quarter and after that, the Romeoville defense collapsed on Bolingbrook, giving up very few yards. The Raiders would tack on a field goal in the second quarter, but the Spartans sandwiched a deep scoring pass from Kelvin Jones (13-27, 173 yards,TD, 2 Int) to Chuck Hunter (6 catches, 140 yards) for a 62-yard score and a 10-7 halftime score.The Spartans had to pass, as Bolingbrook was as successful taking away the Romeoville run game as the Spartans were shutting down Huff. As a team, Romeoville carried the ball 19 times for 33 yards. “I am very proud of our guys,” Kuna said.“They did a very good job of taking our run game away. They loaded up the box and we pretty much expected that. But we have a special player outside in Chuck Hunter.” Bolingbrook would get another field goal early in the third quarter and the game would remain 13-7 until the closing seconds of the quarter when Valentine tallied his second TD of the game from See SPARTANS, page 16
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Gil Whitaker and the Spartans hung tight with Bolingbrook for three quarters Friday night.
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BMW Championship returns to Chicago The BMW Championship is back in Chicagoland this year after being played in Carmel, Indiana last year due to the Ryder Cup being in Chicago. H o w e v e r, Cog Hill won’t be the site of the tournament as its run ended two years ago due to players not liking the renovation.That leads to Conway Farms G.C. in Lake Forest making its first appearance on the PGA Tour. The course, which opened in 1991, is a par-71. Here are some of the storylines I see for this year’s BMW.
CONWAY FARMS Everyone will be interested to see the layout of the new course. It got rave reviews from Tour pro Luke Donald, who is a member there. With how well the BMW fared last year outside of Indianapolis, the success at Conway Farms will go a long way in determining the future of PGA Tour golf in Chicago.
I anticipate positive reviews and larger crowds on the north side of town than there was in Lemont on football weekends.
PHIL There was no bigger proponent to the PGA leaving Cog Hill than Phil Mickelson, who bashed the course last time he was here. It will be interesting to see how he does at the new course.He was also very confident of his golf game after the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship when he held the lead, but he could not improve his score the rest of the week and finished out of contention. Phil has to like the new course as he never was much of a threat at Cog Hill, but I don’t see him contending in a place that typically favors Tiger.
TIGER Speaking of Woods, Tiger has to be one of the pros the least happy with the change. He was very successful through the years at the Western Open and BMW See BMW, page 16
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Tiger Woods has had success in Chicago, but will be playing an unfamiliar course in Conway Farms.
Spartans, Raiders battle in emotional match By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter
As if the cross-town soccer match-up between Valley View School District foes Bolingbrook and Romeoville wasn’t already going to be an emotion-filled contest, those emotions were elevated as just days before the game, members of both teams attended the funeral services of Bolingbrook senior junior varsity soccer player Javier Vera. The 17-year-old Vera died Aug. 28 while swimming in a local quarry. “A lot of the guys on both teams were friends with Javier and the (Romeoville) guys came over before the game and shook hands and stuff,”said Bolingbrook coach Jamie Clemmons. “It has been a rough week or so with the funeral and we plated the day after he passed away, so it has been tough. Emotions were flaring and a lot of it was built up because a lot of these kids were really good friends with him.” On the field, the Raiders won the game 1-0 on a goal midway through the second half from Gael Terrazas. “It was nice to get a W and make something positive about being out on the field,” Clemmons said. “Romeoville plays us tough and it is always a good game when we play them.” For Romeoville, coach Nick Cirrincione sees things the inexperienced Spartans can do to improve before they get into their conference schedule. “If we didn’t make silly mistakes, we would still be tied,” Cirrincione said. “They played well and we played well, it could have gone either way. In soccer, if you score when you have chances, you win, there are no secrets. We scored a couple and we were offsides.” In the Windy City Ram Classic, Bolingbrook defeated Bremen 3-0 behind two goals from Hugo Lopez and one from Luis Loya. Romeoville Christian Academy fell to Jordan Baptist 3-2.
VOLLEYBALL Bolingbrook beat Neuqua Valley 27-25, 25-22. Krissa Gearring tallied 15 kills and 10 digs, while Jennilyn Cave posted 22 assists for the Raiders.
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Bolingbrook defeated Romeoville 1-0 in an emotional match last week.
•Bolingbrook defeated Oswego East 25-14, 25-23. •Romeoville earned its first win of the season, defeating Bartlett 25-20, 25-20 at the West Aurora tournament. However, the Spartans (1-10) fell to South Elgin 25-16, 2517; West Aurora 25-21, 25-21; Plainfield South 25-25, 19-25, 25-13 and Sycamore 25-18, 2325,25-15. •Romeoville Christian Academy earned its first victory of the season at Westlake Christian Academy, winning 2511, 20-25, 25-14.
GIRLS GOLF Lincoln-Way North defeated Bolingbrook 179-222 at Boughton Ridge.
GIRLS TENNIS Lincoln-Way West Bolingbrook 4-3.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Romeoville finished eighth at the Plainfield Central boys cross-country invite Saturday. The Spartans totaled 215 points in the 16-team tournament. Lockport won the meet with 87 points. Evan Banasiak (30th, 16:56.40) was the first runner through the chute for the Spartans. He was
followed by scorers Michael Samuelson (37th, 17:09.43), Johnathan Kosiek (45th, 17:26.82), Matthew Bush (48th, 17:28) and Cristian Baez (55th, 17:41.16).
COLLEGE FOOTBALL In the opening two weeks of the season, several local players have aided their teams on the college gridiron. •Aaron Bailey tallied his first career touchdown in week one against SIU. The freshman from Bolingbrook had two carries from his quarterback position for six yards. In week two, Bailey had three carries for four yards in short-yardage situations in the Illini’s win over Cincinnati. •Romeoville’s Cam Stingily had 12 carries for 42 yards in Northern Illinois’ win at Iowa. •Former Raider Alex McNulty was named National Defensive Player of the Week after week one of the season. The senior had two interceptions and helped Eastern Illinois knock off FBS opponent San Diego State. •After serving a suspension in week one of the season, Antonio Morrison returned to lead Florida in tackles with seven, including five solos, in the loss to Miami.
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SPARTANS Continued from page 13 15 yards out. In the fourth quarter, Bolingbrook scored three times in the final 4:15 to make the score lopsided. Valentine scored his hat trick at the 4:15 mark on a 46-yard run. The Raiders then got a 10-
yard interception return from Jacob Huff and a 25-yard pick six from Londell Fowlkes. “We played well for 36 minutes. We made some mistakes in the fourth quarter and then the last two touchdowns were a case where our guys were trying their hardest, we were down two scores, and I don’t want to say they panicked, but I think they pressured themselves a little bit,” Kuna said. “It wasn’t a
Sports lack of effort thing, but it was we were down two scores with four minutes on the clock and we made a careless mistake here and there. “I told the guys, if we clean up that last 12 minutes, we can play with anybody in our conference or any other conference. That is one of the best teams in the state and we played with them for 36 minutes.” Bolingbrook quarterback Quincy Woods carried the ball
16 times for 99 yards and got the offense started in the second half. “He made good reads and everyone blocked well and coaches called good plays,” said Valentine.“They all put me in the right spot. I felt like we came out flat in the first half offensively and defensively, we were great. We picked up that intensity in the second half.” Both teams now open conference play, as Bolingbrook
(2-0) opens its SouthWest Suburban Blue season on Friday at home against Joliet Central (02). Romeoville (1-1) starts its Southwest Prairie Conference schedule at home Friday night with Plainfield Central (0-2). Kuna and several members of the Romeoville staff have ties back to Central, either coaching or playing for the Wildcats.
is the race to see who the top 30 are in the Fed Ex Cup standings at the end of the tournament. The top 30 qualify for the Tour Championship the following week and are exempt in pretty much every major tournament next year. Sergio Garcia, Brandon de Jonge and Roberto Castro had big weeks last week to get them into the top 30 this week and are in pretty good shape. Lee Westwood is sitting at No. 30 right now, while Zach Johnson is slightly inside at No. 27. Charles Howell III, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and Rory McIlroy are among the first 11 outside of the top 30 and will be
looking for big weeks to make the final round.
Continued from page 14 Championship, winning five times at Cog Hill.Now he will test his luck at a brand new course, something Tiger hasn’t had the greatest success with. However, Chicago is Tiger’s Town and I think he will be in contention after struggling at the Deutsche Bank.
RACE FOR EAST LAKE One of the most exciting things of the week every year at the BMW
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WINNER Henrik Stenson and Adam Scott have won the first two playoff events and have had strong, consistent seasons and I see them both being in contention here. However, I’m going to go with a guy who has been in contention all year but has yet to win, and that is Jason Day. He is due to get over the hump and if he does he will be in great shape to bring home the FedEx Cup title.
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Notebook: Events around the GEICO 400 Here are some events dealing with the GEICO 400 Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday.
RACE FAN RALLY SET FOR SEPT. 12 For the third consecutive year, NASCAR and Chicagoland Speedway will team up to bring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade to Downtown Joliet on Thursday, Sept. 12. More than 30 haulers, from Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Jimmie Johnson to Matt Kenseth, will thunder through the streets of Joliet for fans to enjoy as the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup returns to Chicagoland Speedway. Race fans are invited to gather at Hollywood Casino Joliet at 4 pm (trucks depart at 4:30 pm), to get up close to the haulers and take photos prior to the start of the Parade, which is scheduled to begin at 5 pm. The parade will stage west of the river bridge on Jefferson Street before heading east bound on Jefferson and making a left on Scott Street. The Chicagoland Speedway pace car and fire safety vehicles will lead the parade north on Scott Street, before making a left onto Jackson, and then a left on Ottawa to head south en route to Chicagoland Speedway. Fans can watch the Hauler Parade from anywhere along the route (including the start at Hollywood Casino), but are encouraged to attend designated viewing areas at McBrody’s Bar and Grill (73 W. Jefferson St.), The Joliet Historical Museum (201 N. Ottawa) and the Joliet Public
Library (150 N. Ottawa). The Hauler Parade is part of Joliet’s Race Fan Rally, taking place from 4 to 10 pm on Sept. 12. Race Fan Rally is celebrating its 12th anniversary and features games, a classic car show, driver appearances, live music and fun for the entire family. Chicagoland Speedway campers already on-site will also have a designated viewing area in the Gate 5 reserved parking lot, located on the north side of the facility. The Hauler Parade is estimated to arrive at The Speedway by 6 pm. The lot will not be open to the public. Kevin Harvick will highlight the rally this year as the first A-List driver to sign autographs in downtown Joliet for the event. Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, will depart Richard Childress Racing at the end of this season and join Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.
CHICAGOLAND GOES COUNTRY Danielle Bradbery, the 17-year-old Texas native who sang her way into the national spotlight on Season 4 of ‘The Voice’, will perform the national anthem prior to the GEICO 400 on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Chicagoland Speedway.¬ Bradbery, who coach and country star Blake Shelton described as “the most important artist to ever walk across The Voice stage,” recently released her debut single, “The Heart of Dixie,” which made its entrance at No.1 on the
iTunes country chart and No. 16 on Billboard’s Hot Country Charts. During her time on ‘The Voice’, Bradbery’s renditions of country classics were responsible for more iTunes downloads than any other contestant in show history. Bradbery will join label mate Brantley Gilbert at Chicagoland Speedway, when he performs an infield pre-race concert prior to the GEICO 400, the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.While all fans with a Sunday race ticket will be able to enjoy the concert from the grandstands, Pit and Infield Fan Zone Experience pass holders will be able to walk down to the infield to enjoy his No. 1 hits such as “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.”
WALK THE TRACK Prior to the start the GEICO 400 on Sunday, Sept. 15, fans with a Pit and Infield Fan Zone Experience pass will be able to participate in a walk around the track at Chicagoland Speedway led by members of the Coca-Cola Racing Family. The Coca-Cola Family Track Walk program is an experience that encourages health and happiness and brings the community together. It provides thousands of fans with the chance to get out and get active by taking a lap of their own with their favorite drivers – on foot. Chicagoland Speedway fans will have an exclusive opportunity to participate in the event, as the Coca-Cola Family Track Walk only visits three tracks in 2013. In order to gain access to the pre-race
track walk, in addition to having a GEICO 400 race ticket, fans will need to purchase a Pit and Infield Fan Zone Experience pass which is available for $50, a benefit that is free for 2013 Season Ticket Holders. With the Sunday Pit and Infield Fan Zone Experience pass fans can also enjoy access to NASCAR personalities Q&A sessions, tech inspection viewing areas, access onto pit road, and an up-close access, from the front stretch grass, of GEICO 400
driver introductions and prerace concert performance by country music star Brantley Gilbert. All fans with a GEICO 400 race ticket will have the ability to access the track immediately following the conclusion of the race. Fans will be able to sign the start/finish line that some of their favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers crossed including the winner of this year’s GEICO 400. -Compiled by Mark Gregory
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CHASE Continued from FRONT a caution and Vickers mysteriously pitting giving up track position. “Based upon our review of Saturday night’s race at Richmond, it is our determination that the MWR organization attempted to manipulate the outcome of the race,” said Robin Pemberton, NASCAR vice president of competition. “As the sport’s sanctioning body, it is our responsibility to ensure there is a fair and level playing field for all of our competitors and this action today reflects our commitment to that.” Truex and Newman had finished tied for the second Wild Card position, with Truex earning the spot on tiebreakers. Jeff Gordon, who was also impacted by the happenings, was not placed into the Chase. It is only the second time he has missed the playoffs. After the race, Bowyer denied doing it intentionally. “My car was tight as hell,” Bowyer said. “The 48 blew a tire
and hit the wall. I’m telling you, I was the next one. That thing slid, what, maybe less than 10 feet and blew out. You know what I mean? Something was going on there. I’ve been doing this a long time. It is what it is. It’s unfortunate. I know it’s a lot of fun for you guys to write a lot of whacky things. Go ahead if you want to, get creative. But don’t look too much into it.” NASCAR did say they did not find conclusive evidence that Bowyer’s spin was intentional, which is the main reason no direct actions were taken against him. “There is not conclusive evidence that the No. 15’s spin was intentional,” said NASCAR President Mike Helton.“There was a lot of chatter and the video shows a car spinning, but we didn’t see anything conclusive that it was intentional.The preponderance of things that happened by Michael Waltrip Racing Saturday night, the most clear was the direction the No. 55 driver (Vickers) was given and the confusion around it and then the conversation following that occurrence is the most clear part of that preponderance.” NASCAR also fined the MWR organization $300,000 and
Sports indefinitely suspended Ty Norris, MWR Executive Vice President/ General Manager and spotter for the No. 55 car, for violating Section 12-4. The three crew chiefs – Brian Pattie (Bowyer), Scott Miller (Vickers) and Chad Johnston (Truex) – have all been placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31. One driver who remains out is defending champion Brad Keselowski. He is the first defending champion to miss the Chase since Tony Stewart missed in 2006. With the reseeded points, Matt Kenseth leads the way by three points over Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch heading into Chicagoland Speedway. “I am proud of my team obviously for putting us here,” Kenseth said. “We’ve had really a terrific 26 weeks, led some laps, and are fortunate enough to win some races. I am excited to be up on top. I am looking forward to Chicago and kicking off. It feels like it’s been a really long first twothirds of the season. I’m ready for the Chase to start, excited about the stuff we got going for Chicago.”
Busch, a former NASCAR bad boy, was one of the feel-good stories of the night, as he made the Chase in the 10th and final position with the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing machine. It is the first time in the history of the Chase format that a single-car team has made the Chase. “It’s been a journey,” Busch said. “It’s been a great ride of trying to persevere and going up against the odds when certain things are against you that are out of your control and sometimes you induce things that put you in a position where you have to dig hard and keep working. To make the Chase with these guys is an unbelievable feeling. It’s been an 18-month work in progress, and I’ve been through a lot, and I’ve learned a lot, and I feel like I’m better ready for the Chase and life in general as a 35-year old. “It’s something special we achieved tonight, to put a single car into the Chase. We have our friends, other drivers. But yet it’s every man for themselves out there. We have some muscle left in us. We have a great 10 weeks ahead of us. We have a test session we’ve saved. I think we can make
a run through this Chase. We just have to do the same thing we did tonight: keep plugging away, let everybody else worry about what has to happen and we’ll keep doing what we’re doing out in Colorado because nobody can look over our shoulder.” Busch announced last week he will leave Furniture Row after this his only season with the team and race next year in the fourth car for Stewart-Haas Racing. Busch is one of only four drivers to ever win the Chase in the new format, as he claimed the title in 2004, the first season. Tony Stewart won in 2005 before Jimmie Johnson went on his run of five straight titles from 20062010. Stewart won again in 2011, the first year the Chase began in Joliet, with Keselowski winning last year.The last two seasons, the winner of the race at Chicagoland has gone on to win the Sprint Cup Championship. Neither Keselowski or Stewart (broken leg) made the Chase this season. The Chase for the Sprint Cup will kick off Sunday at 1 p.m. from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet.
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Downers North to tackle defending champs By Mike Sandrolini Sports Reporter
The Trojans’ defense has yet to be scored on so far this season, and their backfield is grinding out yardage and finding the end zone in convincing fashion. But Downers North coach John Wander stated the obvious following last week’s 28-0 whitewash over Hinsdale South that all of the above will be challenged—and then some— when defending Class 7A state champion Glenbard West invades Carstens Field on Friday night. “Oh, yeah, we all know that,” Wander bellowed with a laugh. Hilltoppers head coach Chad Hetlet and some of his coaching staff were on hand to scout the Trojans-Hinsdale South matchup. The next day, Glenbard West destroyed visiting Morton of the West Suburban Gold, 68-7, which had to help take some of the sting out of dropping its seasonopener to Wheaton Warrenville South—the Hilltoppers’ first loss in two years. However, keep in mind that Morton is Morton. The hapless Mustangs haven’t had a winning football season since Morton East and West high schools merged their athletic programs in 1985. The Hilltoppers want to reestablish themselves as the class of Class 7A, and what better way to do that than to defeat the Trojans—a Class 7A quarterfinalist last season—on their home field. Like DGN, Glenbard West’s bread and butter is its backfield. What should give the Trojans even more cause for concern is that Hetlet has said this year’s backfield— quarterback Drew Vogg,running back ScottAndrews (who rushed for 1,300 yards in 2012) and complementary back Jermon Joyner—is in the best shape he’s ever seen it during his seven years as coach. Glenbard West’s offensive line is led by North Carolina State recruit Eric Shute. The Hilltoppers also are
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David Edwards and Downers North face off with Glenbard West Friday night in Downers Grove.
well-stocked defensively. Safety Hayden Carlson, a three-year starter, is being heavily recruited. Glenbard West’s overall depth is such that Hetlet moved fullback Devante Toney and tight end Connor Schrauth to the defensive line this year. The Hilltoppers possess a potent core of linebackers, as well, with Grant Greeno and Jordan Hassan. “Glenbard West, they’ve always had a great team and they’ve always had a great program,” Downers North quarterback David Edwards said. “We have to be extremely precise and have a great week of practice for
Glenbard West.” The Trojans will have senior wideout-defensive lineman Richard Olekanma back for the Glenbard West game. Olekanma, who has verbally committed to Toledo, suffered a high ankle sprain during the preseason and missed DGN’s first two games. “I’m coming back to practice Monday and I’ll be ready to go on Friday,” Olekanma said following the Hinsdale South game. Olekanma said he’s looking forward to the challenge of playing the defending state champions. “I think it will be good,” he said.“They are good team and we
are a good team. I just think it’s going to be one hell of a game. I’m glad I can be a part of it. “We have to play our best football, better than what we’ve shown so far, but I think we can do it. There are some things that we’ll go back to the film room (for) and we’ll look to improve for this week.” When asked what the Trojans need to do against Glenbard West, Wander replied:“Play good, sound football. Our kicking game has been sound right now, don’t turn the ball over, and I think it’s going to be one (heck) of a game.” firstname.lastname@example.org
The amount of points Downers Grove North has allowed through two games this season.
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Flyer spikers play at Honolulu Invite The Lewis University women’s volleyball team dropped a 3-1 (25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 25-19) decision to Chaminade to wrap up the Honolulu Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 7).The Flyers fall to 1-3 on the season while the Silverswords improve to 3-2. Redshirt junior middle hitter Kim Vertin (Joliet, Ill./Joliet Central) led the Flyers offense with 16 kills, picking up doubledigit kills for the third-straight match, as well as eight digs and five block assists. Junior setter Leigh Barea (Battle Creek, Mich./Harper Creek) picked up 33 assists while senior libero Amy Choi (Vernon Hills, Ill./ Vernon Hills) collected 16 digs. Sophomore middle hitter Morgan Cebula (Stevens Point, Wis./Stevens Point Area) picked up two solo blocks, five block assists and seven kills. “We played tired and were beat by a team that dug deeper to get the win,” Lewis head women’s volleyball coach Lorelee Smith said. “They attacked our weaknesses. “We will continue to work to improve after this trip and grow stronger.” The squads battled in the first set as they jockeyed for the upper hand. Chaminade broke the 10-all tie and went on a
7-1 run that the Flyers couldn’t recover from to take the first set, 25-18. In the second set, the Flyers went on a 5-0 run to take a 10-5 lead, on a kill by redshirt sophomore Alexis Davito (Crest Hill, Ill./Lockport), a solo block by Cebula and two aces by redshirt freshman Nicole Yuede (St. Charles, Mo./Francis Howell North). Lewis would coast to a 25-16 set victory to even the match at a set apiece. The Flyers had an early lead at 6-3, but the Silverswords were able to rebound to tie the set five times in the middle of the third set. Chaminade tied the set at 19-all before closing out the frame on a six-point run for the 25-19 set win. Again the squads battled at the start of the fourth set, but Chaminade was able to turn the corner first. The Silverswords broke the 10-all tie and rode their momentum to capture the set, 25-19, and the match. The Silverswords offense was led by Kim Spring’s 14 kills and 11 digs, while Cassie Rushlow chipped in 11 kills. Chaminade’s Brenda Walker tallied a floorhigh 19 digs. Lewis University women’s volleyball middle hitters Morgan Cebula (Stevens Point, Wis./
Stevens Point Area) and Kim Vertin (Joliet, Ill./Joliet Central) collected a second-straight match with double-figure kills in the Flyers’ 3-1 (25-16, 25-22, 24-26, 25-19) victory over Fort Hays State on Saturday (Sept. 7). Cebula led the Flyers’ offense with 15 kills, two aces and 1.5 blocks. Vertin added 13 kills, nine digs and two total blocks. Redshirt sophomore outside hitter Alexis Davito (Crest Hill, Ill./Lockport) notched 14 kills and two service aces in the win. Junior setter Leigh Barea (Battle Creek, Mich./Harper Creek) collected a season-high 50 assists while senior libero Amy Choi (Vernon Hills, Ill./Vernon Hills) collected a floor-high 29 digs. The Flyers improve to 1-2 on the season while the Tigers fall to 0-3. Lewis jumped out to a 7-3 lead in the first set, but Fort Hays State came back to tie the match at 8-all. A kill by Davito broke the tie for Lewis, as they then extended their lead to 19-13 on kills by six different Flyers, an ace by Choi and two Fort Hays State errors. After a Tigers time out, the Flyers buckled down to take the set, 25-16. In the second set, Lewis again
took a quick lead, 10-6, but Fort Hays State battled back to tie the set four times. The Flyers were able to shake the Tigers late in the set with kills from Davito, Cebula, Vertin and freshmen Bailey Sparkman (St. Charles, Mo./Francis Howell) and Danica Schreck (Menasha, Wis./Neenah) for the 25-22 set win. Momentum in the third set flipped to the Tigers, as they took a 12-4 lead. Lewis was able to battle back to tie the set at 24-all, picking up 14 kills in the set, but Fort Hays State took the set 26-24. The squads battled again in the fourth set, exchanging six ties before the Flyers were able to take a 15-13 lead. Lewis kept the momentum going to win the set 25-19. Vertin picked up five kills, four digs and 1.5 blocks in the set. Fort Hays State’s offense was led by Madison Schwartz’s nine kills, eight digs and two aces. Kelsey Broadwell picked up 20 assists while Makenzie Weinman collected 13 digs. Lewis next heads to Kenosha, Wis., to participate in the UWParkside Invitational. The Flyers will take on Gannon at 12 PM and Upper Iowa at 4 PM on Friday (Sept. 13).
WOMENS GOLF The Lewis University women’s golf team opened the fall season at the Prairie State Preview with a score of 319 to finish in second on Saturday (Sept 7). The Flyers team score was the lowest at a one-round event during Lewis head women’s golf coach Skip Steffey’s tenure. The Flyers played the par72, 5,810-yard course at Prairie Bluff Golf Club against MissouriSt. Louis, Saint Joseph’s and St. Francis (Ill.). “The whole team is excited about this year,” Steffey said. “They responded very well in their opening tournament.” Lewis freshman Amy Swanson (Somonauk, Ill./Somonauk) shot a lifetime-best 76 to finish third, while classmate Rachel Sweeney (Highlands Ranch, Colo./ Mountain Vista) finished in fifth, just two strokes back (78). Flyers’ sophomore Alexandra O’Laughlin (Arvada, Colo./ Ralston) completed the day in seventh with a score of 79. UMSL won the 18-hole event with a score of 312. The Tritons’ Tayler Hoag won the individual competition with a score of 73. The Flyers are back in action on Sept. 9 at the Green Bay Country Club.
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Be brilliant ... by making others look smart Q. I work with a new guy that I think is stupid. I don’t mean that to be insulting, but I really think he is not very bright. He doesn’t seem to remember what I say, gets easily confused and struggles to figure anything out. Do you have ideas on how to diplomatically get him to perform better? A. Yes, intellectual capacity varies wildly in people in any workplace. Researchers estimate that even more than a 10 point difference between people creates communication problems. You need to tailor how you speak to where your coworker is on the IQ curve. Most people don’t think of intelligence as an interpersonal issue, but understanding how to work with people higher or lower than you is critical to effectiveness. The majority of people have an average IQ of 100. Every 10 points you
are above or below takes you further into a category with dramatically smaller numbers. Gifted programs in most school districts start at 128 to 135 IQ. People who have an IQ of 145 and up are a small number. People who have an IQ over 155 make it into the scary smart category and have often had social issues their whole life. Where you are on the IQ scale isn’t what makes or breaks effectiveness. What you do with your IQ is the key to being successful. You can pretty much tell if someone is faster or slower than you are because someone who is slower will frustrate you and someone who is faster will be hard to follow. Here is a general guide to working well both up and down the IQ curve: 1) If when you interact the other person tracks you,
remembers what you say, and you find it easy to understand him or her, just do what is natural. You are at the same level, and this coworker doesn’t need you to change your style. 2) If you are consistently irritated and surprised that a coworker doesn’t get your point, slow way down. Instead of verbally describing directions, take the person and physically show them the process, then have them do it, and then have them write it down. 3) If you find yourself barely able to follow a coworker, they are probably irritated with you. Admit you can see they are very skilled, and ask them to provide more detail. When someone is very smart, they will normally speak one sentence and think you get it. You will need them to speak paragraphs or pages about that issue to follow them. Everyone in the workplace learns best when they experience new data through
multiple senses. When they visually see the process, then hear the directions, then physically engage in doing the activity and even write the instructions, most everyone anchors a new skill into their memory. If we’re teaching very smart people, they learn faster with less repetition. If we’re teaching people with less intellectual capacity, they need a lot of exposure through every sense, usually more than once. Since most of us have considered being called dumb an insult and being called smart a compliment, it is easy to be quite judgmental of where we and others fall on the IQ curve. The truth is that the workplace is a large world where there are jobs for people at nearly every level of IQ. If we pull out of judging ourselves and others as better or worse on intelligence, and think instead of simply needing to translate our
language to people faster or slower, we’ll make everyone’s job easier. There’s another great side effect of learning to communicate with everyone on the IQ curve. Since everyone will understand you, you’ll actually appear to be the smartest person in the room!
Last word(s) Q. Is there a good comeback to a guy who is always irrationally hostile and tries to start fights with his team in every meeting? A.Yes, silence. Let his hostility speak for itself. Daneen Skube, Ph.D., executive coach, trainer, therapist and speaker, also appears as the FOX Channel’s “Workplace Guru” each Monday morning. She’s the author of “Interpersonal Edge: Breakthrough Tools for Talking to Anyone, Anywhere, About Anything” (Hay House, 2006). You can contact Dr. Skube at www. interpersonaledge.com or 1420 NW Gilman Blvd., #2845, Issaquah, WA 98027. Sorry, no personal replies.
Serious talk time with kids: Medical bills vs. college Dear Dave, My wife and I make together about $100,000 a year, almost $50,000 in an IRA and no debt except for our home.The problem is I’ve had several health issues lately, and we’ve diverted a lot of money we’d put into saving and investing toward medical bills. We also have two kids in high school who want to go to college. Do you think we should cash out the IRA to help send our boys to school? Jeff Dear Jeff, You guys make $100,000, and expenses at a good instate school would be roughly $17,000 a year. If I were you, I’d trim the household budget
and make the kids get to work. Look around and see what you can sell, too.There’s no reason you all can’t pull together and cash flow an education for these guys. Providing an education for your kids is a noble pursuit, but you’re low on money right now because of health problems and medical bills.You didn’t do anything wrong to create this scenario. It was just a case of life happening. So, you shouldn’t feel ashamed to sit down with your kids and say,“Okay, serious talk time.You guys know what’s happened recently, so if you want to go to college, you need find a good, affordable institution and start applying for every available scholarship.You also need to
plan on working after school and on weekends—now and when you’re off at college—and saving money like crazy.Your mom and I will help out some, but we all have to pull together to make this happen.” There’s a better way to do this than borrowing money and going into debt.There will be times when it’s not easy, but walking around with student loans hanging over your head—or nothing set aside for retirement—is no fun, either! —Dave
Big car debt, small income Dear Dave, My mom has about $35,000 worth of debt from a $17,000 car and $18,000 in student loans. She makes $20,000 a year.
How can she get out of this mess? Christina Dear Christina, No one needs a car that’s worth nearly all of their yearly income.That’s just ridiculous. If you listen to me on the radio, I’m sure you’ve already heard me say what I’m about to say now—sell the car! That will get rid of almost half her debt, then find her a little $2,000 beater to drive until she can save up for a better car. Remember this simple rule: Never buy a car that costs more than half of your annual income. Also, never go into debt to buy a car. Automobiles go down in value like a rock, and you never want that much money wrapped up in something that’s depreciating. We also have an income issue here.Your mom has to
do something in the short term to get her income up and pay off debt. A part-time job nights and weekends would be a really good idea.Then, she needs to address her long-term situation with an eye toward a decent job. Whether it’s more formal education or technical training in a particular field, she needs to find a career that will significantly increase her income. —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 Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.
THE BUGLE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 1851 GRASSY KNOLL DRIVE ROMEOVILLE, IL 60446 (YELLOW ALUMINUM TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY HOME W/TWO CAR ATTACHED GARAGE). On the 26th day of September, 2013, 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: ONEWEST BANK, FSB Plaintiff V. CARMEN HERNANDEZ Defendant. Case No. 09 CH 2662 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 325,346.33 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.
SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE at 41 Freesia Drive Romeoville, IL 60446 (Single family). On the 26th day of September, 2013, 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: BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff V. STACIE K. HAYNES; RILEY T. HAYNES; WESPARK MASTER ASSOCIATION; WESPARK DETACHED TOWNHOME ASSOCIATION A/K/AWESPARK DETACHED TOWNHOUSE ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant. Case No. 10 CH 2183 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.
For Information Please Contact: 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.
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ROMEOVILLE 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 ONEWEST BANK, FSB Plaintiff, vs. CARMEN HERNANDEZ Defendant. No. 09 CH 2662 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a judgment entered in the above cause on the 13th day of August, 2012, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 26th day of September, 2013, 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 61 IN WESLAKE SUBDIVISION NEIGHBORHOOD 1, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED SEPTEMBER 20, 1996, AS DOCUMENT R96-84558, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 1851 GRASSY KNOLL DRIVE ROMEOVILLE, IL 60446 Description of Improvements: YELLOW ALUMINUM TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY HOME W/TWO CAR ATTACHED GARAGE P.I.N.: 03-12-202-016-0000 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 325,346.33 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 8/29, 9/4, 9/11
LEGAL SHERIFF’S SALE ROMEOVILLE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS FIRST MIDWEST BANK, Plaintiff, v. J.E. LAMBERT CORPORATION; MICHAEL R. LAMBERT; UNKNOWN OWNERS; and NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants. 13 CH 2586 Property 718 Yates Avenue Romeoville, Illinois 60446 MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Unknown Owners and NonRecord Claimants, Defendants in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the Circuit Court of Will County, Illinois, by the Plaintiff against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to wit: LOT 6, IN BLOCK 8, IN HAMPTON PARK SUBDIVISION NO. 8, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 33, IN TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, AND IN RANGE 10, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED FEBRUARY 3, 1965, AS DOCUMENT NO. 1027567, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PIN: 02-33-303-015 Commonly known as: 718 Yates Avenue, Romeoville, Illinois 60446. And which Mortgage was made by Michael R. Lambert, in favor of First Midwest Bank, dated August 15, 2008 and recorded August 26, 2008 as Document No. R2008107705 with the Will County Recorder of Deeds, and for such other relief prayed, that summons was duly issued out of the said Circuit Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU, the said above defendants, file your answer to the complaint in the case or otherwise file your appearance in the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk, 14 West Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois 60432, on or before October 7, 2013, a default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. Pamela J. McGuire Clerk of the Court 14 W Jefferson, Suite 212 Joliet, Illinois 60432 MELTZER, PURTILL & STELLE LLC 300 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3500 Chicago, Illinois 60606 (312) 987-9900 I555308 Published 9/5, 9/12, 9/19
LEGAL SHERIFF’S SALE ROMEOVILLE 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 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs. STACIE K. HAYNES; RILEY T. HAYNES; WESPARK MASTER ASSOCIATION; WESPARK DETACHED TOWNHOME ASSOCIATION A/K/A WESPARK DETACHED TOWNHOUSE ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant. No. 10 CH 2183 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a judgment entered in the above cause on the 12th day of January, 2012, PAUL J. KAUPAS, Sheriff of Will County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the 26th day of September, 2013, 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 followingdescribed real estate: PARCEL 1: LOT 276 IN WESPARK SUBDIVISION UNIT 1, A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JANUARY 13, 1998, AS DOCUMENT NUMBER R98-003865, IN WILL COUNTY, ILLNOIS. PARCEL 2: A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS FOR THE BENEFIT OF PARCEL ONE OVER THE COMMON AREAS AS DEFINED IN PLAT OF WESPARK SUBDIVISION UNIT 1 AFORESAID RECORDEDAS DOCUMENT R98-003865, AND RECORDED WESPARK DECLARATIONS. Commonly known as: 41 Freesia Drive Romeoville, IL 60446 Description of Improvements: Single family P.I.N.: 04-07-208-043 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 301 Bannockburn, Illinois 60015 847-291-1717 847-291-3434 (Fax) PAUL J. KAUPAS Plaintiff’s Attorney Sheriff of Will County Published 8/29, 9/4, 9/11
Health & Fitness
THE BUGLE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Inflammatory disorder requires careful medication By Kenneth J. Warrington, M.D. Tribune Content Agency
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was just diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica. What is it, and what causes the condition? Is the treatment safe? ANSWER: Polymyalgia rheumatica is a treatable inflammatory disorder that causes muscle and joint pain and stiffness. Proper treatment can often improve the symptoms in a matter of days or even overnight. Keeping the disorder in check as it subsides usually involves careful medication management. Inflammation is the body’s usual response to injury or disease. But in some disorders known collectively as rheumatic diseases - inflammatory activity erupts where there’s no apparent need for the response. Such is the case with polymyalgia rheumatica. Although the cause of the condition isn’t well understood, the pain and stiffness of the disorder result from the activity of inflammatory cells and proteins that are a normal part of your body’s disease-
fighting immune system.The aberrant inflammatory activity is generally concentrated in tissues surrounding the affected muscles and joints, resulting in signs and symptoms that begin which can include: • Aches or pain in the shoulders (often the first symptom) • Aches or pain in the neck, lower back, buttocks, hips or thighs • Stiffness in affected areas, especially in the morning or after a period of inactivity, such as a long car ride • Limited range of motion in the affected joints • Tenderness in upper arms • Less commonly, pain or stiffness in wrists or knees When pain and stiffness first appear, it’s also common to run a low-grade fever, experience fatigue, be anemic and generally feel unwell. Loss of appetite, unintended weight loss and depression may also occur early on in the disorder. Most people who develop polymyalgia rheumatica are older than 65 - rarely does it affect people younger than 50. The disorder is more common
in women. Research suggests that a combination of inherited and environmental factors may contribute to the development of polymyalgia rheumatica. It’s most common in people of Northern European heritage - in particular, those of Scandinavian descent - and may run in families. Patterns where new cases of polymyalgia rheumatica appear in cycles suggest there may be some connection with contagious viral diseases. Certain blood tests can be helpful in making a diagnosis and beginning a treatment plan. An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) - commonly referred to as a sed rate - reflects changes in red blood cells (erythrocytes) related to inflammation. An elevated sed rate indicates the inflammatory response of the immune system is heightened. Another blood test measures the concentration of C-reactive protein (CRP), which increases when there’s inflammatory activity. The primary treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica is a low dose of an oral corticosteroid, such as prednisone.This usually
produces relief from pain and stiffness within the first two or three days. If it does not, the dose may need to be increased. The corticosteroid dose is gradually decreased based on improvement in symptoms and follow-up blood test results. However, if symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica return, it may be necessary to temporarily increase the corticosteroid dose. The goal in managing treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica is to keep the corticosteroid dose as low as possible. Most people with the disorder need to continue corticosteroid treatment for one to two years, and sometimes longer. Because long-term use of these drugs can result in a number of serious side effects, frequent follow-up visits with a doctor are recommended. He or she can monitor treatment effects, watch for potential problems, and adjust the corticosteroid dosage. Among possible side effects related to corticosteroid treatment are a loss of bone density and weakening of
bones (osteoporosis).To help reduce the risk of bone fractures, calcium and vitamin D supplements may be prescribed. Other side effects of longterm corticosteroid use that may require treatment include high blood pressure, which increases the risk of cardiovascular and kidney disease; diabetes, which can cause tissue damage in a number of body systems; cataracts, which can significantly impair your vision; and depression or other emotional disturbances. With proper diagnosis and treatment, the life expectancy of someone treated for polymyalgia rheumatica is generally the same as for anyone else of the same age. New medications that target specific components of the immune system are being studied as possible treatment options for the disorder. - Kenneth J. Warrington, M.D., Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Medical Edge from Mayo Clinic is an educational resource and doesn’t replace regular medical care. To submit a question, write to: medicaledge@ mayo.edu. For health information, visit www.mayoclinic.com.
Measles outbreak underscores the importance of immunization By Sue Hubbard, M.D. www.kidsdr.com
The Dallas County Health department recently notified me about two cases of measles in the Dallas area (in June) and nine new cases reported in Fort Worth. All doctors in our area have been asked to be vigilant about vaccinating, as well as considering a measles diagnosis when symptoms are compatible with the infection. Measles is a viral illness that causes fever, runny nose, cough, conjunctivitis and a whole body red rash. Complications can be
serious, including pneumonia, ear infections, encephalitis, even death. Unfortunately, ours is not the only area experiencing a measles outbreak. A total of 129 cases of measles have already been reported across the U.S. this year (compared to only 54 cases in 2012). “Pockets” of measles have reported in New York City (58 cases) and in North Carolina. Most cases of measles in this country have been “imported” by people who traveled outside the U.S. and developed symptoms upon their return. Measles, like several other illnesses, has not
been eradicated in many parts of the world. Jet travel allows diseases to be easily imported; a single carrier on a plane can expose hundreds of others, who then can go on to expose even more people. The European Union alone has reported 8,500 cases of measles in the past 12 months. Vaccines are the mainstay for infectious disease prevention. Children routinely receive an MMR (against mumps, measles, rubella) vaccine at ages 1 and 4 years. While very effective, 2 percent to 5 percent of those receiving the vaccine don’t respond to the first
dose, and require the “booster” dose to be immune. Fortunately, 99 percent of those who get two 2 doses of the vaccine are immune. Children under the age of 1 year, and kids and adults who have not been immunized (and have not had the disease) are at greatest risk for developing measles. Measles is highly contagious (the virus is spread by respiratory droplets) and has an incubation period of 7-18 days. Those infected are contagious from four days before they develop the rash (typically when they’re diagnosed) and up to four days after the rash has resolved.
So, with everyone getting ready for school, what better time to make sure your child has been immunized? And if you’re traveling outside the U.S. with a child under the age of 1 year, check with your doctor and ask about having the child vaccinated early.The current measles outbreak may continue to spread unless your child is vaccinated.
Dr. Sue Hubbard is an award-winning pediatrician, medical editor and media host.“The Kid’s Doctor” TV feature can be seen on more than 90 stations across the U.S. Submit questions at www.kidsdr. com.
THE BUGLE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
NASCAR SPECIAL | THE BUGLE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
WHO WILL WIN GEICO 400?
have gone on to win the Sprint Cup championship. However, the third time may not be the charm.
Scott: Kyle Busch – Busch seems to run well at Chicagoland Speedway every year. He has swept the weekend in the past back when the race was in July and is very comfortable here. He seems to like the 1.5 mile tracks and Chicagoland is one of those. I think Busch will get himself in contention to finally break through and win the NASCAR championship. Winning in Joliet is a great way to start since the past two winners here to start the chase
Mark: I also going with Busch here, however, I am picking Kyle’s older brother, Kurt. Kurt has bounced around the past few seasons and has raced for two teams in the last two years and that trend will continue as he joins Stewart-Haas Racing next season. He has been consistent most of this season with Furniture Row Racing, making them the first single-car team to make the Chase since the format began. With a low-budget team, Kurt
has showed his ability this season and is due to have things go his way and claim a win.
WHO WILL WIN THE SPRINT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP? Scott: Jimmy Johnson – I don’t see fate playing out again this year with the winner at Chicagoland winning the Sprint Cup. That is unless Johnson wins this week. After a couple years of not winning the title following the five-peat, it looks like Johnson is back to being on
his A-game. He seems to be back to his old, consistent self, which is exactly what you need to win the championship. Besides Kevin Harvick, I don’t see many serious threats this year as I don’t see Clint Bowyer and Busch holding up through the 10 races. I think Carl Edwards could have a say in the championship race as well. Mark: Kevin Harvick – My first thought here was Clint Bowyer, but if he really intentionally spun out to cause a caution and help teammate Martin Truex, Jr. get in the Chase, I see a few drivers who will make sure that does not happen, namely Ryan Newman,
who was kept out of the Chase because of Bowyer’s actions. So, assuming Bowyer is shown a few walls, that leaves me picking Harvick to win the Chase in his last go-round with RCR before taking Newman’s ride with SHR. Harvick has a pair of wins this season, 13 top 10 finishes and six top fives. Harvick has an average finish of 12.7 this season,third this year (Bowyer and Carl Edwards both average 12.3), but Harvick’s average start is 16.7, the worst of any driver in the Chase. That just tells me, he moves through the field better than anyone else, which he will do the last 10 races to take the Cup.
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