Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Lisle Police Department reported Wednesday the results of their state-funded "crackdown" on drunk driving around St. Patrick's Day.
Lisle police charged three people with driving under the influence of alcohol, and made seven other "significant arrests" during an increased enforcement period earlier this month around St. Patrick's Day, officers said. Similar "crackdown" campaigns around St. Patrick's Day were observed statewide by other Illinois and local law enforcement branches. "The campaign featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities, which included a strategic media campaign as well as additional enforcement activity," the Lisle Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. "Extra emphasis was given to late-night hours, as statistics show the highest number of motorists drink and drive and the fewest motorists buckle …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
President gets his Irish up during a St. Patrick's Day encounter.
Friday, March 15, 2013
There's much more to know about St. Patrick's Day beyond green beer, the wearing o' the green and "Kiss Me -- I'm Irish."
Here’s what most of us know about St. Patrick’s Day. It’s the day on which: a) green beer is consumed, b) the Chicago River is dyed green and c) all things Irish are celebrated. But there’s far more to the holiday, which we celebrate Saturday. Can you answer these questions? The answers are below! --- ANSWERS: 1. The day on which St. Patrick died, which is believed to be March 17, 461 AD. 2. England. He was the son of a Roman-British army officer. 3. As a boy, he was kidnapped by pirates and sold into slavery in Ireland. When he escaped, he returned to Britain, studied at a French monastery and returned to Ireland, where he spent 30 years as a missionary devoted to converting pagans to Christianity. 4. Hope 5. Watches over them and decides…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Lisle Police Department urges motorists to safely celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
The Lisle Police Department announced that it will conduct special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day weekend to crack down on drunk drivers. The patrols begin March 14 and run through March 17. Unbuckled motorists also will be ticketed. "If you plan on drinking alcohol, designate a sober driver before the party begins," Watch Commander Ron Wilke said. "Be responsible or risk a DUI. Too often, St. Patrick’s Day can be a deadly and dangerous time on our roadways because of drunk driving." In addition to looking for drunk drivers, Lisle police will step up seat belt enforcement, particularly at night when seat belt usage rates are lowest. Always designating a sober driver and not letting friends drive drunk are just two simple steps to help …
Friday, March 16, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
Going to the South Side Irish parade, sticking in town, or hosting your own party?
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Arrange a designated driver, and keep these tips from the Lisle Police in mind for the holiday weekend.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
from the Village of Lisle Police Department The Lisle Police Department announced it will take part in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown by conducting special patrols during this St. Patrick’s Day holiday period to curtail impaired driver and late-night safety belt law violators. If you are hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party: If you are attending a St. Patrick’s Day party: The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown is made possible through federal traffic safety funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Do the Irish have the corner on luck?
Monday, March 12, 2012
Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, when everyone is Irish for a day. Everyone has heard about “the luck of the Irish.” But you don’t have to be Irish to feel lucky to be alive. What do you feel lucky about? Tell us. GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may feel lucky having landed last week as the top choice of Patch's unscientific poll: Who would you vote for if the primary were held today? Romney edged out President Obama, capturing 29 percent of the vote to Obama's 27 percent. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul tied with 20 percent of the vote, and Newt Gingrich was a distant fifth with 2 percent.
Looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the town? Keep these St. Patrick's Day specials in mind.
Is there an event you'd like us to add to this list? Send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mullen’s Bar & Grill 3080 Warrenville Rd., Lisle Enjoy green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and March Madness games all weekend. Miller Lite drafts are going for $4. On Friday catch Mighty Joe from 4-7 p.m., and the Hat Guys from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. On Saturday The Firefighter Highland Guard of Naperville will be performing from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, The E Show performing an acoustic act from 4-7 p.m., and Spoken For from 9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. The patio will be open weather permitting. The Bavarian Lodge, 1800 Ogden Ave. Order corned beef and cabbage through the week, or Three Floyds Brian Boru or Boulevard Irish Ale drafts (while they last). Country House…