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Machinists walked off their jobs at the Caterpillar plant in Joliet May 1. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Tribune / May 30, 2012)

Striking machinists reject Cat’s latest contract

Workers at a Caterpillar Joliet plant, on strike since May 1, on Wednesday rejected a new contract proposal. Workers said the proposal didn’t meet their … Read more ›

Chicago area home prices hit new low in March

Average home prices in the Chicago area hit a new low in March, falling to levels not seen locally since April 2000, according to the … Read more ›

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Art of Negotiating and Legal Ethics to be Covered During Chicago/Midwest TMA Workshop

Achieving success through proven negotiation strategies will be the topic of a full day seminar hosted by the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the Turnaround Management Association … Read more ›

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Sales Associates at RE/MAX Realty of Joliet Saluted

CHICAGO, May 18, 2012 — Sales associates at RE/MAX Realty of Joliet, Joliet, Ill., recently received special recognition from the RE/MAX Northern Illinois region for … Read more ›

Jean A. Kenol
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Joliet Attorney Appointed to At-large Board of Governors Seat of Illinois State Bar Association

Jean A. Kenol, an attorney with the Joliet law firm of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC, has been appointed to an at-large Board of Governors … Read more ›

April home sales soar, prices stabilize

April sales of existing homes and condominiums in the Chicago area rose dramatically from their year-ago pace, and home prices showed some stability last month … Read more ›

From left: Mark Kammerer, Nancy K. McKenna, and Judge Lawrence Flood.
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Veterans Court is Topic of Illinois State Bar Association Cable Show

"Veterans Court," a half-hour program presented by “Illinois Law,” a cable production of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), will air on Chicago Access Network … Read more ›

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Comcast Brings Family and Friends Closer Together With the Launch of Skype of XFINITY

PHILADELPHIA – May 16, 2012 – Comcast today announced that Skype™ on Xfinity®, a new widescreen HD video calling experience, is now available in Boston … Read more ›

Annette Borcky, RN, Administrator of Alden Estates of Shorewood, presents David P. Koniecnzy with his new iPad. Koniecnzy entered an online raffle sponsored by Alden Estates of Shorewood, which specializes in short-term orthopedic recovery and post-acute services.
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New Rehab Center Raffles Off iPad

David P. Koniecnzy of Plainfield won an iPad as part of an online raffle sponsored by the new Alden Estates of Shorewood. Koniecnzy was searching … Read more ›

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Workforce Services releases June workshop schedule

JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has released the June schedule of its six-workshop series. “Workforce Services has developed some wonderful workshops to … Read more ›