Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
A couple of weeks ago, we asked parents if they had any rules for their new teen drivers. Of course, before those teens can be drivers, they need something to drive! Having your own car is one of the ultimate teenage status symbols, but every parent has his or her own rules on how their rapidly growing-up bundle of joy should obtain that coveted set of wheels. We posed this question to west suburban parents on our sites' Facebook pages: Take a look at what people had to say and join the conversation in the comments section. Terri Vetsch: We bought a car in OUR name and they "lease" it from us. This works well if they can not afford a car on their own but have some money or a small income. Batavia Patch Facebook Jo Dennis: I think the child…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Oswego Resident, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Kangaroo's cartoon: "Hop in the sack, you said?" "Not really what I had in mind."
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Geneva Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Here's a roundup of accidents collected from Geneva Police Department reports during the month of January. Accident at East Side Drive and Division Street—The front of a Toyota Prius driven by Linda Vasconi, 45, of Hubbard, OH, collided with the front of a Jeep Liberty driven by Maria Figeuiredo-Fatima, 55, of Geneva around 10:55 a.m. Jan. 14 at the intersection of East Side Drive and Division Street, reports said. More than $1,500 damage was done to any one vehicle and a tow was necessary after the crash. Vasconi was issued a warning notice for failure to yield at an intersection. Accident at Keslinger Road and Peck Road—The passenger side of a Ford Taurus driven by Lorenzo Formosa, 48, of Geneva collided with the front of a Dodge Caravan…