Posts from ‘November, 2014’

Old Fashion Christmas theme for Senior Fellowship Time on Dec. 3

Westosha Community Senior Fellowship Time will take place Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at Wilmot United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 11425 Fox River Road, Wilmot. Program for the day will be Old Fashion Christmas Party. Bring your memories or pictures of how you spent Christmas. There will be free bingo with prizes and refreshments. Call 862-6366 for more info. Co-sponsored with Living Waters […]

Bristol Village Board approves contract for paramedic service

The Bristol Village Board on Monday unanimously approved a contract that will bring paramedic level emergency medical service to village residents through the fire department. The board approved a contract extension with Metro Paramedics that includes the upgrade in service. The village has already been contracting with Metro for emergency medical services personnel to ensure someone is always […]

Snow update: 1.5 inches in Paddock Lake

With snow starting about 11:20 a.m., we measured about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 3:30 p.m. The snow was wet and fairly heavy shoveling. The most recent National Weather Service forecast at 5:49 p.m., calls for another inch of snow accumulation overnight and a low temperature of 20 […]

Units responding for crash under I-94

At about 5:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash along Highway 142 under I-94 in Paris. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. One person reporting an injury. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At 2:37 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash on Highway KD south of Highway C in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. Per dispatch: One person reporting an injury so far. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — […]

Central High School cancels activities, practices

Central High School has made the following announcement: “Due to the weather and poor road conditions on many county roads, all after school activities have been canceled.” This includes all athletic team practices. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:08 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash along Highway 45, just north of Highway 142 in paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved; one person may have a head injury. UPDATE 2:15 p.m. — Arriving fire unit reports single vehicle has left […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 1:35 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 142 for a crash. Per dispatch: One patient at the scene. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Paddock Lake seeking 2014 holiday parade participants

Paddock Lake is seeking participants for its second annual Lighted Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 20. The 2014 theme is Frozen (decorating to the theme is not required but encouraged). The village welcomes entries of all sizes, shapes, forms and categories. A traveling trophy will be awarded for “most creative” entry. An “ugly Christmas sweater” […]

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary to host Santa on Dec. 7

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary will host Pictures with Santa  from 10 a.m.  to 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Town of Wheatland Fire Department, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster. There will be hot chocolate cookies, crafts, and the kids will be able to explore the fire trucks with the firefighters. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for our area. The advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. Snow accumulation should begin this afternoon as rain turns to snow, with the local forecast calling for up to 3 inches of snow by tomorrow morning. Temperatures will be […]

Deaths Nov. 23, 2104: Tammy M. Henning

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Snow in forecast for Monday and Monday night

The warm, rainy weather from Sunday should change to colder and snowy weather Monday, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to continue tonight, transitioning to snow after 1 p.m., Monday and be all snow after 2 p.m. Total accumulation could be 1 inch during the day. Snow is expected to continue […]

St. Alphonsus School hosting Cookie Walk on Dec. 13

St. Alphonsus School is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk”. Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out). Doors open at 9 a.m. The event will take place at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church’s Biersack Center, 6211 344th […]

Units responding to accident

4:55 p.m. – Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue are responding to a rollover accident in the 30700 block of Hwy 50. 5:00 p.m. – Witness reports SUV hit median.  Report from scene; one patient, out of the vehicle no extrication required.  Northeast lanes of Hwy 50 are blocked. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Community Library announces holiday closings

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Nov. 28. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays but will resume hours on Saturday, Nov. 29. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Central HS ABS to host Father-Daughter Dance for charity Dec. 5

Central High School’s Association of Business Students is hosting its 4th annual Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Dec. 5 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the school. Cost is $15 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. The event will include music, dancing, photos, a DIY candy table, beading tables and raffle prizes. If dad is unable […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 23, 2014 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 11105 233RD AVE, SALEM 23115 84TH ST, SALEM 27211 85TH PL #H2, SALEM 25016 87TH ST #2, SALEM Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Deaths Nov. 22, 2104: Gerald B. Coleman

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding to crash on I-94 ramp

At 5:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Fire Department units are responding to a crash on the northbound I-94 on ramp from Highway 50. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to a smoke investigation and building evacuation in the 34100 block of Arbor Lane in the Town of Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to reapond with an ambulnce and Wheatland with an engine. […]

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014 is Dec. 5 & 6

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.5 and Saturday Dec. 6 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, Categories for the 2014 Tree Decorating Contest are:  Junior, Business and General. New this year  is a Gingerbread House Contest. The houses will be created […]

Deaths Nov. 21, 2014: Lorraine M. Wier, Doris E. Richter

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding to vehicle fire in Wheatland

At about 4:14 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire along Highway 50 just west of Highway P in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Vehicle on fire is on a trailer, but there is no truck attached to the trailer. UPDATE 4:24 p.m. — […]

Lakewood School Fall Festival is Saturday

The Lakewood School Fall Festival will take place Sat., Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A full day of fun activities will include: Book fair, craft fair, bake sale, art auction, jazz band, face painting, games and activities, raffles and prizes, flag football tourney and more. There’s even an after party. A community […]

Units responding for CO alarm in Salem

At 3:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8100 block of 247th Avenue in Salem for a carbon monoxide alarm. Per dispatch: Alarm was reported by a resident who was not experiencing symptoms of carbon monoxide. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Freezing rain advisory in effect tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory starting early Saturday morning. The advisory will be in effect from 1 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Temperatures are expected to be warming through the weekend, but the chance of freezing rain and rain is likely to dampen anyone’s enthusiasm for the higher temps. Saturday’s high temperature should be about […]

Central HS production of “Anything Goes” opens tonight

Central High School Performing Arts’ fall musical, “Anything Goes” opens tonight,with additional performances Saturday and Sunday. Set aboard an ocean liner with classic songs by Cole Porter, this tap dancing musical will have you humming the tunes, tapping your toes, and laughing in the aisles. Regular price tickets are $10 for Adults, $8 for Students/Senior Citizens, Children […]

Deaths Nov. 20, 2014: Paul J. Oliver

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Silver Lake passes tax levy with 1 percent decrease

The Silver Lake Village Board on Wednesday passed a tax levy with a 1 percent decrease from 2014. The 2015 tax levy will be $1,036,237. The 2014 tax levy was $1,050,151. The budget for 2015 and the 2015 tax levy passed with a 5 yes, 1 no vote with Trustee Pat Dunn voting against and […]

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