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Some sign changes may be coming to Mokena Town Square after a Village of Mokena Board of Trustees work session conversation May 9 at Village Hall.
Representatives of Popeyes Louisiana Chicken made a request to add a 10-foot, electronic monument sign for the property at 19814 S. LaGrange Road, formerly the site of KFC and a Dixie Chicken. Currently, the businesses in Mokena Town Square cannot have individual signs.
John Hall was picked as this week’s Standout Student because of his academic performance.
What is one essential you must have when studying?
Music. It really helps me relax and concentrate on what I’m doing.
What do you like to do when not in school or studying?
I really enjoy hanging out with my friends and just watching sports on TV or playing ping pong.
What is your dream job and why?
Mokena father of three Brian Costello is one heck of a guy, according to those who know him best.
In addition to running Mokena-based Costello Wholesale Floor Company with his wife, Christine, Brian regularly takes his boys on frog-capturing, salmon-catching adventures. He takes them to football practice and school picnics, too, those interviewed said.
When inspiration strikes, great things can be made.
Boy Scout and Mokena Junior High eighth-grader Will Marquardt was moved by Aaron Toppen, a Mokena resident who was killed in Afghanistan in 2014. Marquardt said he was trying to decided on an Eagle Scout project to complete when Toppen was killed.
• Joseph Rafacz, 29, of 10831 W. 191st St. in Mokena, was charged with domestic battery at 10831 W. 191st St. after police responded in reference to an ongoing domestic disturbance.
• Traci Frazier, 40, of 13920 W. Carriage Lane in Manhattan, was charged with battery at 10847 W. La Porte Road in Mokena after striking a victim in the face.
When owners Steve and Jeanna Rotondi of Mokena founded the original Roma Sports Club in 2011, they never imagined they would grow out of the building and need something much larger so quickly.
On Monday, Nov. 10, the Rotondi’s broke ground on the new, larger, state of the art facility Roma Sports Club at 9115 Mark Court in Frankfort.