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Obituary: Robert Lee Ammons Jr.

Robert Lee Ammons, Jr., 66, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away peacefully October 3, 2019 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. He was born in Joliet, Illinois to the late Robert Lee Ammons, Sr. and Corine (Jones) Ammons. He attended Joliet Public ...

New Lenox Cops Care

New Lenox Police Chief Bob Sterba and the New Lenox Police Department are gearing up for the department’s 11th annual coat drive. Since 2009, the police department’s “Cops Care” coat drive has collected over 16,000 coats, which have gone to ...

2019 GMC Yukon XL 4WD SLT

Talk about more than enough, the GMC Yukon XL 4WD SLT certainly filled the bill. Where to begin? Let’s start under the hood. We had the Graphite Performance Edition. That means that the 5.3-liter V8 for a normal Yukon got ...

Friends of Sunny Hill holiday gift show, luncheon

The Friends of Sunny Hill will hold its annual Sunshine Holiday Gift Show and BBQ luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave., Joliet.

Volvo’s Scandinavian Adventure

BANFF, Alberta, Canada, — We came here to see some of the product highlights that Volvo has planned for the 2020 model year. We also heard about how the company is doing. The short story is that sales are up ...

Weaving, knitting, textile arts show

October 19,Weavings & Diversities show and sale of Weavers Guild South members, has a large array of woven garments and artwork as well as felt items, jewelry, knitting, and other textile arts. Demonstrations of weaving and spinning will be given ...

“The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

You can’t breathe. There’s really no describing the panic when that happens. Your ribs struggle to rise, your chest feels like it’s being stomped, you’re on fire, and your brain screams. Your arms flail. Your hands grasp at nothing, and ...

Pets of the week

Jerri Jerri is a beautiful girl who is very sweet and quite playful. She likes to be around people, get attention and interact with them. She’s affectionate and friendly. She will come up and introduce herself to strangers and encourage ...

Lights of Love memorial Tribute and Tree Lighting Ceremony

On the eve of Thanksgiving, Joliet Area Community Hospice will host its 14th annual Lights of Love Memorial Tribute and Tree Lighting Ceremony, as a way for families to remember and honor loved ones who have died. This event, brought ...

Bolingbrook Citizen Against Abuse rally, march

All community members are invited to the 21st Annual Rally and March on Thursday, October 10th, as a way to take a stand on “Shining the Light”. Keynote Speaker: Alicia Guerrero – Alicia is the Mother of Briana Valle who ...

Trick-or-treat in the woods

The Forest Preserve District of Will County offers a wide variety of programs year-round. CRETE TOWNSHIP - "Trick-or-Treat in the Woods," 7-8 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, at Plum Creek Nature Center. Come dressed ...

2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is an awfully good midsize sedan. The brand’s flagship car was given a complete makeover that didn’t get that much attention in a world dominated by utility vehicles. Still, it should be noted that the ...

“A Death in Harlem” by Karla FC Holloway

With a book in your hands, you can do almost anything. Grab a cookbook and make a meal. Pick up a how-to book and fix a toilet. Take a trip to the past or the future, learn to knit, meet ...

2020 Kia Soul

Kia starting rolling out its models for 2020 recently and there were two new lines. We had the 2020 Soul X-Line; a more or less basic model. But basic does not mean what it used to years ago. First, the ...

2019 Toyota RAV4

It has been more than 20 years since Toyota’s RAV4 hit this market. And case you’ve forgotten the vehicle was one of the first crossovers, thus it one of the founders of the segment. It is also a sales leader. ...

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