Friday, March 15, 2013
Earlier this week, some drivers who parked in Kohl's lot at Brookside Marketplace were locked out of their cars when their remote entry devices wouldn't work. Find out what the cause was behind this strange outbreak.
It could've been the day any excitable person who considers The Matrix and Terminator films as practical survival guides dreads. The day the machines take over the world. That's what it might have felt like this week for some shoppers who parked near Kohl's at Brookside Marketplace and witnessed as their vehicles' keyless entry systems were mysteriously disabled, only to suddenly work again once the auto was moved away from the area. But Tinley Park officials and technicians brought in by Kohl's were able to discover and repair the problem caused by malfunctioning sensors in the store's automatic door and security systems, said Pat Carr, the village's Emergency Management Agency director. No, it wasn't a technological revolt bent on world …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Nena Phillips allegedly attempted to take $602 worth of jeans and shirts from the department store, before she was apprehended in the process.
A Park Forest woman was arrested on Oct. 19 in Frankfort for allegedly damaging and attempting to steal clothing from a Kohl’s department store. Nena Phillips, 26, of the 100 block E. Sycamore Drive, was charged with retail theft, a felony, and criminal damage to property, a misdemeanor. An officer was called at 6 p.m. to the Frankfort Kohl’s store on the 1100 block of Lincoln Highway. When he arrived, a loss prevention officer had Phillips in custody for retail theft. Phillips had allegedly attempted to steal several jeans and shirts worth a total of $602. Phillips also allegedly removed the security sensors from the clothing, causing damage to the merchandise. Phillips was arrested and booked at the Frankfort Police Department before …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Plus: Kohl's begins remodeling its Frankfort location March 18.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Don't worry if you're too full to move very far the day after Thanksgiving—even if you want to participate in the mad rush of Black Friday, there are lots of local deals that will keep you in the Lincoln-Way area.
Don't worry if you're too full to move very far the day after Thanksgiving—even if you want to participate in the mad rush of Black Friday, there are lots of local deals that will keep you in the Lincoln-Way area. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is known as the unofficial start to holiday shopping and often features early hours, long lines and special deals. Here are what some local stores are offering: Read our 2010 coverage: "Black Friday Shoppers Descend on Stores Before Dawn."
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Plus Stray Bar will be featured on a local TV show, and Alsip Home and Nursery prepares for its Customer Appreciation Day.
Local Business Buzz is a roundup of what's going on in Frankfort's business community. This includes store openings and closings, listings of special events and a look at upcoming sales and deals. WRITE A REVIEW for Kohl's, Stray Bar and Alsip Home and Nursery in our Patch Places business directory.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Our Election Day blog will keep you updated on voting. Plus, post a photo of your 'I Voted' sticker for a chance to win a $50 Kohl's gift card.
(6:18 p.m. April 5)--Apparently, voters weren't waiting to get off of work to fill out their ballots. Frankfort precincts were still seeing low turnout. "It's disappointing," said Carol Martin, an election judge at the polling place at Hickory Creek Middle School. At around 5:30 p.m., the polling place had only logged 80 voters, said election judge Bill Lubben. He said he thought turnout would land somewhere between 5 percent and 10 percent for the day. And what does Lubben attribute the poor turnout to? A lack of a draw that interests voters. "Want me to put things in perspective for you?" he said. "In the first two hours of the presidential election two years ago, we had 275 voters in one precinct alone." (4:57 p.m. April 5)--Will County…