Wheatland Township Democrats - News & Issues

Narcan training proves life-saving in Naperville heroin overdose

Two Naperville police officers had a chance to put their newly acquired death-thwarting skill into practice Jan. 23, when they responded to a report of a teenaged girl in the throes of a drug overdose.

Officers Jason Duffy and Jeremy Womack were credited with saving the life of the 17-year-old, who was found unconscious in the bedroom of an apartment in the 700 block of Benedetti Drive just before 10:30 p.m., police said.

Duffy and Womack delivered a nasal dose of naloxone, marketed under the trade name Narcan, and the girl regained consciousness before Naperville Fire Department paramedics arrived and took her to Edward Hospital for treatment.

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U.S. House grants longer use of Will County landfill

A bill that would allow Will County to continue to use the Prairie View Landfill in Florence Township for an additional 15 years passed the U.S. House on Thursday, with bipartisan support from U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, D-11th, and Adam Kinzinger, R-16th.

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2015, which has yet to be voted on in the Senate, included a provision inserted by Kinzinger and Foster that allows Will County to continue using the 455-acre dump on the site of the former Joliet Arsenal through 2041.

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Nick Palmer

Nick Palmer

Chairman - Wheatland Township Democratic Party

Nick Palmer and his wife Laura have lived in Wheatland Township for over ten years. They currently live in the River Bend subdivision in Bolingbrook with their four children. Nick is active in the community as the President of the Bolingbrook Crime Stoppers, a member of the Will County Emergency Telephone System Board, the Chairman of The Democratic Party of Wheatland Township and has been a coach of numerous Wheatland Athletic Association sports teams.

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Tim Brophy for Will County Treasurer Fundraiser

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Cemeno's Pizza - 1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 $35  per person, $50 per couple Please make checks payable: ...
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Village of Beecher 4th of July Parade

Join us for one of the largest parades in eastern Will County at the 92nd Annual 4th of July Parade in Beecher. Parade line up will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church near the ...
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Kennedy Retirement Injects an Inflammatory New Issue Into Midterms

The summer and fall will be consumed by the fight over Mr. Trump’s proposed replacement, and inject a new set of high-stakes issues into the campaign, primarily the prospect of overturning Roe v. ...
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Plainfield Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting

Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 pm Cemenos Pizza 1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 More information: ...
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Will County to spend $72,400 to take over Aurora precincts

The bulk of the costs will be for new electronic pollbooks, scanners, software and related technological equipment and 28 voting booths, according to an itemized list submitted by the clerk’s ...
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Underwood outraises Hultgren in latest fundraising quarter, new finance reports show

Democrat Lauren Underwood accrued more money for her election war chest than her opponent, incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, in the second quarter of 2018.

Underwood, a registered nurse from Naperville, added $538,089 to her campaign fund from April through June, according to election disclosure forms. Hultgren in the same time added $388,172 to his campaign, $150,000 less than Underwood.

However, Hultgren has still accrued more money overall than his challenger.

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