Crest Hill to proceed with intersection improvements
By Erin Biesen For The Herald-News October 22, 2012 9:40AM
Updated: November 25, 2012 11:29AM
CREST HILL — The Crest Hill City Council accomplished quite a bit during the brief meeting last week.
Streets Superintendent Brent Cann received council’s approval to work with Christopher Burke Engineering on phase two of the Gaylord Road and Division Street intersection improvement.
Using money acquired from Canadian National Railroad, the city will plant trees in the northeast corner of the Autumn Ridge subdivision.
Police Chief Dwayne Wilkerson informed the council that on Nov. 10 the Crest Hill Police Department will face off against the Lockport Township Fire Department in a basketball game at Richland School. The game begins at 10 a.m. and the doors open at 9 a.m.
All proceeds will go to the Special Olympics.
In other news:
Joliet Fire Department Training Center will use a vacant home on Theodore Street behind Jewel for training purposes. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, residents will see smoke in the area. From 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, there will be an actual fire in the house.
McDonald’s on Plainfield Road will sponsor a fundraiser for the Lidice Memorial on Thursday. Mayor Ray Soliman said, “If you dine in or carry out from the restaurant on that day between 4 and 7 p.m., 20 percent of the gross profits will go to the Lidice Memorial for its maintenance and up-keep.”
Trick-or-treat hours for the city will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31.