Posts Tagged “Willow Springs”

Teacher in sexual assault

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Teacher in sexual assault

Teacher in sexual assault Met with Kennedy High School girl at motel in Lyons By Steve Metsch Lyons police have arrested a Willow Springs man and charged him with three counts of criminal sexual assault for his relationship with a female student at Chicago’s Kennedy High School. The girl was 17 and 18 years old…

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All Hands on Deck

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All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck Willow Springs man organizes distancing party By Steve Metsch It was “All Hands on Deck” for some residents of a Willow Springs subdivision on a recent Thursday evening. The event was the brainchild of Carey Cochrane, who wanted to bring some fun to his neighbors while they were sheltering at home…

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TIF heats up Willow Springs

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TIF heats up Willow Springs Tempers flare at meeting about ballroom land By Steve Metsch The place to be at 4 p.m. Monday was the Willow Springs Village Hall. Seats in the village board meeting room were filled early. The overflow crowd filled the hallway outside the room, another meeting room and extended up a…

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Willow Springs looks to future

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Willow Springs looks to future

Willow Springs looks to future Village tries to be more friendly to potential businesses  By Steve Metsch Willow Springs has been busy celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, but is looking to the future. Speaking at a recent meeting of the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce, village administrator Brent Woods called Willow Springs “a little…

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10-year-old rides to the rescue

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10-year-old rides to the rescue Willow Springs boy saves lives of neighbors in house fire By Steve Metsch It’s been said that timing is everything. Just ask the Pelko family in Willow Springs. If 10-year-old Michael Pelko III had not decided to take a bicycle ride on the evening of Sept. 19, his neighbors may…

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Lyons, Justice, Willow Springs team for 911

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Lyons, Justice, Willow Springs team for 911

Lyons, Justice, Willow Springs team for 911 Not doing so would cost communities in state funding By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons is teaming up with Justice and Willow Springs for its 911 services. The villages are following a trend of other smaller communities in Illinois, many of which are doing the same thing…

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