Sunday, May 12, 2013
A selection of job listings from around Kendall County.
Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions. We scoured the Web to bring you a selection of local job ads, but if we left anything out, please don't hesitate to add the details in the comments section. Most listings were found via Indeed.com. Be sure to check out last week’s Job Central for more job opportunities. If you're a local business and hiring be sure to post your hiring information in the comments below or email me at email@example.com. Check CareerBuilder for more Montgomery jobs.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
While unemployment throughout Illinois has remained mostly unchanged since February, overall 218,500 private sector jobs have been added since January 2010, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Patch is hiring a sales rep to cover select sites in Kane and Kendall counties. Know someone who would be a good fit? Here's how to apply.
Patch wants to hire a "rock star" advertising manager with local online advertising sales experience in the Chicago area. Patch provides news and information on about 60 suburban communities, as well as six neighborhood sites in the city of Chicago. The Community Field Sales Representative will work primarily within a group of clustered Patch sites. The position available will manage sales for select sites in Kane and Kendall counties, including St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Montgomery, Oswego and Yorkville. It is essential that applicants know the communities and surrounding areas well, and is familiar with the digital and social media world. Also key is someone who loves to see small businesses succeed. Interested? Send your resume to …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Governor Pat Quinn has declared Kendall and surrounding counties as disaster areas due to the flooding, which allows for assistance from IEMA and FEMA.
Due to the flooding experienced on Thursday and Friday from the massive storms that rocked the area, Governor Pat Quinn has declared Kendall and Kane Counties and surrounding counties as disaster areas. "The past two days I’ve seen up close the terrible impact the flooding has had across Illinois," Governor Quinn said on his website. “As communities across our state continue to face the challenges of this flood, we will continue doing all we can to ensure people are safe and getting the help they need to get through this." View: Storm Gallery: Shots from Around the Fox Valley Area Kendall County, along with Will County, DuPage, Cook are some of the 42 counties that have been declared as disaster areas and can now secure relief through …
Staff has been increased to handle call volume.
From the Oswego Chamber of Commerce: ServPRO of Kendall County wants everyone to know they are answering your calls in the order they came in. They've increased their staff by 10 to try to get to everyone who calls as quickly as possible. They've brought staff in from out of the area to help everyone with their flooding issues (crews are here from North Carolina, Pennyslvania & Colorado and more). In the meantime, people can mitigate by getting their wet contents and building materials out of their basements. SERVPRO will have drying equipment and disinfectant available for a long time. Please be safe and you are on their minds.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Early voting is happening now.
Early voting for the Tuesday, April 9, municipal election began Monday, March 25. According to the Kendall County Clerk's office website, sites and times in Kendall County for early voting are: Kendall County Office Building, 111 W. Fox St., Yorkville, through April 6 Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm; Friday, March 29, closed; Saturday, March 30, 8 am - noon; Friday, April 5, 8 am - 6 pm; Saturday, April 6, 8 am - noon. Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, through April 4 Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm; Friday, March 29, closed; Saturday, March 30, 8 am - noon
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Kendall hits the top 10 out of 102 counties in Illinois.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
If you're looking to enroll your child in a local summer camp program, Patch has all the options.
Location: Kendall County Name: Wee Wonders of Water Type of camp: Early Childhood Cost: $25 Where: Rookery Building at Hoover Forest Preserve, 11285 Fox Road, Yorkville When: June 17 - 21; June 24 - 28; July 22 - 26 Deadline for registration: Registration is accepted until the camp is full. If registered by April 12, there is a $5 discount. Details: According to the Kendall County Web site: This program provides a first nature camp experience for the very young. Class time will include a story, song, discovery time, and nature exploration. A caregiver must stay for the class. For more information call: 630-553-4111 Location: Kendall County Name: Wet, Wetter, Wettest Type of camp: Early childhood Cost: $55 Where: Rookery Building at Hoover…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Chief Deputy Scott Koster says the Sheriff's Office is publicly responding because they "will no longer allow our silence to be perceived as an acceptance that allegations are true, or have merit."
Thursday, February 28
Chris Johnson’s opinion letter raises an appropriate question as to why the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office has taken such a strong public position against allegations in the recent lawsuit filed by Jason Thurmond, which is a departure from past practice. Previously, Sheriff Randall has declined to comment on pending litigation for a combination of reasons. Some legal settlements simply prohibit any comment whatsoever. In cases filed by former employees, the Sheriff’s Office has tried to respect those individuals by not making the misconduct that resulted in their termination a part of the public discussion. The Sheriff’s Office never makes inflammatory comments on matters in which there are pending criminal charges, out of a desire to …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Anywhere from 3-5 inches of snow is expected to fall Thursday evening into Friday.
Could this finally be the "big snow" that we've all been waiting for? The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in Kendall County from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow is expected to develop Thursday evening and continue into Friday, the NWS said Thursday morning. The snow may mix with light freezing drizzle or rain Friday morning, making for slick travel. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected, with ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. The Chicago area could see its "biggest snow of the year" Thursday into Friday morning, according to Accuweather.com. So far, we've received little more than a dusting, so is the "biggest snow of the year" going to be something on which we …