Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Somerton scores a historical win

The Somerton Spartans football team recently won the Mighty Mites Division (9 and under) championship in the Northeast Suburban Athletic Conference (NESAC) with a 30-0 victory over Calvary A.A. It was Somerton’s first football championship in any division in about 30 years, according to team officials.


Smylie Community Fund puts hope in the holidays

Hanukkah started Tuesday night, and Santa Claus will be visiting Northeast homes in a week. Besides exchanging gifts, local folks are looking forward to sharing meals with loved ones.


Reunions: December 17, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS



More Ironworkers plead guilty

Two more mem­bers of the North­east-based Iron­work­ers Loc­al 401 on Tuesday pleaded guilty to their roles in in­cid­ents that caused de­struc­tion at con­struc­tion sites.


Kevin Boyle wants hate crime law strengthened

State Rep. Kevin Boyle on Dec. 5 reintroduced legislation to strengthen the state’s hate crimes law. Boyle’s bill would expand the offense of ethnic intimidation to include malicious intention against the actual or perceived ancestry, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity of an individual or group of individuals.


Holiday happenings

There are plenty of local events to spread the holiday cheer this season. 


Crime log: December 17, 2014

Nov. 17 through 30


Calendar of Events: December 17, 2014

Thursday, December 18


Around town

Line dancers donating toys