ANNIVERSARY - CAPPELLINI
They were married Nov. 14 1953 at St. Mary's Church in Naplate. They are the parents of three children, Matt , of Channahon, Tim , of Ottawa, and Janet Nolan, of John's Island, S.C. They have five grandchildren, Matthew, of South Bend, Ind., Peter , of Minooka, Mary, of Chicago, Jessica Buckley, of Naperville, and Hannah, of Milwaukee, Wis.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
An Extraordinary Life: Family remember easygoing hobbyist
His favorite movie was "It's a Wonderful Life." He teased his daughter, Kim McLearen-Jones, that she should name her baby "Zuzu's Petals" - a line from the movie - and he loved elaborate Christmas decorating.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Karen Woods , 59, of Joliet, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center with her loving family by her side.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Tax relief, disaster assistance available for storm victims
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, announced residents and businesses in Grundy, La Salle and Will counties can apply for disaster assistance to aid in cleanup and rebuilding efforts after severe storms tore through the area Nov. 17. "For families still dealing with the effects of last week's storms, this badly needed assistance will go a long ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Police Blotter: Cellular phone store robbed
Two men robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint Monday night, taking about $20,000 worth of merchandise and an unknown amount of cash, police said.
Naperville area candidates file nominating papers
The election cycle that will be under way four months from now had its official beginning this week, with Naperville residents involved in several primary contests that are taking shape.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Electronic raffle firm makes second pitch
A distributor of electronic raffle games that share profits with charities has made a second pitch to put them in Joliet bars.
Teens ransack Channahon vehicles in the early morning 11/22/2013
Early this morning within the area of the Highlands Subdivision in Channahon between the hours of 1 a.m. - 3 a.m. adolescent teens ransacked the neighborhood looking for unlocked vehicles taking anything they could find... Electronics, Cell Phones, Wallets, Cash, Credit Cards, Change, Power Converters, Leather Jackets, IPass Transponders, ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Capitol Fax Blog
Sales tax avoiding companies dealt huge loss by IL Supreme Court
They won today The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a resounding blow to questionable tax strategies that allow businesses to minimize their sales tax burden in the state.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Ask The Times: Obamacare numbers
Q. What reaction does U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, have to the Obamacare rollout? A. Wednesday, Kinzinger released a statement after the Department of Health and Human Services reported only 106,185 individuals signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act , including only 26,764 who signed up through the federal exchange.
How you can help Illinois tornado survivors rebuild and reunite with lost pets
The devastating storm that ripped through several towns in Illinois on Sunday have left a path of destruction and death.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Panel forming to study I-55 work zone
Staff report The construction zone at the Interstate 55 bridge over the Des Plaines River does not fit into a standardized approach to traffic management, and a comprehensive effort to make passage through it is underway.
Mail from Tornado-ravaged Washington Found in Channahon
Mail carried during the weekend storms that caused destruction across Illinois traveled miles from a tornado-ravaged community to Channahon, according to reports.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Channahon FD Serving As Drop-off Point for Aid to Tornado Victims
By Shannon Antinori At least five people are dead and 37 were injured Sunday as tornadoes tore through central Illinois.
Mail addressed to Washington recipients found 100 miles away from tornado destruction
Or, more accurately, both of his homes. In the backyard of his Channahon residence and in areas adjacent to it, the East Peoria native found evidence of the destruction wreaked by the tornado that swept through Washington - almost 100 miles to the southwest.
Less than 200 Homes in Channahon, Shorewood Without Power: ComEd
ComEd reports than less than 200 homes in and around Channahon, Minooka and Shorewood were left without power in the wake of powerful thunderstorms on Sunday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Channahon mayor opposes schools tax
Grundy County officials are considering shifting some of the financial burden for building new schools and adding on to others in the growing county.
Man dies after fall in Gold Coast neighborhood
A 41-year-old man fell to his death in the Gold Coast neighborhood on Chicago's Near North Side on Monday afternoon.
Yorkville students to dance Nutracker with Joffrey
The two girls spend 12 to 15 hours a week studying their craft at the Yorkville Performing Arts Center - in between their normal school work.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Rep. Adam Kinzinger Backs Military Drawdown in Afghanistan
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who recently returned from a week of overseas travel, believes up to 10,000 U.S. troops will need to stay in Afghanistan even after the drawdown is complete, the Chicago Tribune reports.