Join author Rachel Gilmore on Saturday, May 4, for "Stories behind the Storefronts," a walking history tour of Frankfort's downtown business district.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Frankfort Police reports, Dec. 22-24 • Vehicle Damaged on 95th Avenue • Warrant Served on Butternut Trail • DUI in Downtown Frankfort.
SATURDAY, DEC. 22 Damage to a vehicle was reported at 5 a.m. on the 300 block of 95th Avenue. SUNDAY, DEC. 23 Samuel M. Tadros, 20, of the 900 block of Butternut Trail, was served an outstanding arrest warrant from McDonough County at 1 a.m. on the 900 block of Butternut Trail. He was released on bond. MONDAY, DEC. 24 Patrick J. Hearne, 18, of the 200 block of Sherlock Street, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to signal at 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ash Street and Kansas Street. Police report information is provided by the Frankfort Police Department, Will County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Drawing on Frankfort's German heritage, the Frankfort Historic Business Association will host the 27th annual Christkindl celebration on December 8 and 9 from 12-4 p.m. The 8th annual Cookie Walk will also take place during that time frame.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
From gravestones to skeletons, one Frankfort home is decked out for Halloween.
Earlier this week, I was driving through downtown Frankfort, when a house on Oak Street caught my eye. I had never seen anything so delightfully ghoulish. The house was decorated to the nines for Halloween! I pulled my car over to get a closer look, and decided that I just had to share this house and its startling seasonal decor with the readers of Frankfort Patch. You can get a closer look at the front yard gravestones, army of skeletons and creepy Jack O'Lantern in the gallery above. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Friday, October 19, 2012
The shop, which specializes in autographed sports memorabilia, will be located in the former location of White Street Gallery.
Frankfort resident Dennis Sidler has been selling autographed sports memorabilia since 1999. On Saturday, he’s opening SidsGraphs, his first ever storefront, in the former home of White Street Gallery and Framing at 11 S. White Street. “I’ve always wanted this location,” said Sidler. “It’s a small store, but it’s perfect for us.” Sidler specializes in Chicago items signed by current stars and Hall of Fame inductees. Available items include pictures, balls, helmets and pucks, which range in price from $5-$1,000. His shop will also sell gift wear that is not autographed, to be purchased prior to signings. Former Blackhawks center Stan Mikita signs material exclusively for SidsGraphs, as do 23 major and minor league baseball players. In …