Homes for Rent

MORRIS-CHANNAHON, 2 BR, 1 BA, 2 car garage, partial fenced yard, stove, fridge, C/A, W/D, large shaded yard, 5245 Sandridge Rd.,  $875, 1st, last, sec. credit check. Call 815-476-6462 by appointment only. cc26a-27b
WILMINGTON,  country  living on Kankakee River, 3BR, 1BA, stove, refridgerator, washer, partial  basement, garage and  secure storage  building, tennant  pays utilities, responsible for property maintenance,  no  pets, no smoking, references,  credit check and security deposit, $1,200   mo., call 815-474-5547. cc 26a-28b
COAL CITY-Small 2 BR, 1 BA home, 2 car garage, no pets, no smoking, $750/mo. + deposit, 815-634- 4338. ca 23a-24b
WILMINGTON:  2 BR, 1.5 BA, family & laundry room.  All appliances included, attached 1 car garage w/ separate workroom.  2 tiered deck in fenced backyard.  $1,000/month base.  815-483-9291  cc23b-27a
CARBON HILL, 3BR, 2BA ranch, 750 N. 3rd St., $1,400 mo. includes water and garbage, no pets, no smoking, 1st mo. rent and security deposit, call or text , 815-735-0999, showing by appt. cc 22b-26a

Garage Sale

313 COALER DR., COAL CITY, Fri. & Sat., June 30th & July 1st, 9am-3pm.  Multi-family, Baby/Kid clothes Boys (NB-4T) Girls (NB-2T), Home Decor, Maternity Clothes, Kitchen and Baking, Jewelry, and More.  cc26a-b
846 W. KENNEDY RD., Braidwood, Thurs. and Fri., June 22 & 23, 9am-6pm and Sat., June 24, 9am-noon, Estate Sale, antiques, glassware, household, all  must go. Reasonable offers accepted. cc 25b
22040 HWY 113, Custer Park, Sat.,  June 24, 10am-2pm, Estate  Sale, kitchen table w/chairs, drum set, misc.  household appliances, too much to  list. cc 25b
175 OAK ST., Essex,  Fri., June 23, 8am-3pm and Sat., June 24, 8am-noon, Essex all  town  sales, girls 12mo to 3T, books,  games, juniors s/m, and much more. cc 25b
590 EAGLE COURT, Coal City. Wed., June 21 & Thurs., June 22, 2-6pm; Fri. June 23, 9am-2pm; Sat., June 24, rain date. Dining room tables, chairs, lamps, household, outdoor & misc. More to follow. Kathy Carpenter. cc 25b
3251 N. LAKESIDE DR., COAL CITY Sat., June 24th, 9am-2pm, moving sale, Craftsman tight turn rider mower, electric start snow blower, tools, home decor, couch furniture, lots of fishing items.  cc25a-b
615 ELIZABETH DR., Coal City., Thurs. and Fri., June 22 and 23, 8am-4pm, furniture, housewares, garden tools, and much more. ca 25a-b
106 S. MITCHELL ST., BRACEVILLE Thurs-Sat., June 22nd-24th, 8am-2pm, lamps, tables, kitchen misc., tools, outdoor chairs & more ca25b
33801 W. RIVER RD., WILMINGTON Fri., June 23rd, 8am-4pm, & Sat., June 24th, 8am-noon.  Riding mower, jet ski lift, aluminum ladders up to 40ft, women’s clothing size 10-2X, tons of Beanie Babies, tools, 3 person boat tube.  cc25a-b
690 W. EVERGREEN ST., ESSEX  Thurs.-Sat., June 22nd-24th, 8am-2pm.  Moving Sale, everything must go.  Misc. kitchen accessories, women’s & Harley apparel, multiple holiday decorations, gym equipment, collectibles.  cc25a-b
520 S WATER ST., WILMINGTON, Fri. & Sat., June 23rd & 24th, 9am-1pm.  Multi-family, misc.  cc25a-b
825 KODY ALAN DR., ESSEX, Fri. & Sat., June 23rd & 24th, 8am-3pm.  Girls clothes, all seasons, size 4-6, household misc.  ca25a-b

Service & Repairs

HAVING TROUBLE PAIRING YOUR BLUETOOTH CONNECTION from your phone (Most models. Android & Iphone) to your car?  Call Nick 815-739-0141.  $20/visit.  cc26a-29b
BRADLEY PEST CONTROL TERMITE/PEST SPECIALIST. Real estate inspection Rodent Control and Exclusion. Call Phil at815-405-5020 cc25b-24a
PAINTING 20 yrs. experience Interior/Exterior References Available. Text Painting to 77948 for coupons & specials. Call Patrick, 815-585-0904. ca 25a-32b
GUITAR LESSONS-Guitarist from Chicago now living in Coal City is giving lessons out of his home. Learn electric guitar the fun & easy way, jam with your friends. Learn the blues, classic rock, country. Children, teenagers & adults, 1/2 hour or hour lessons avail. Call Glenn at  815-709-5033. cc 25a-28b
MASONRY WORK: Brick, Block, Stone, Tuckpointing, 815-791-4577. ca 25a-32b
HANDYMAN WORK No job too big  or too small 815-582-5681 Ask for James ca25a-28b
HANDYMAN SERVICE/SMALL JOBS wanted, windows, doors, electric, plumbing, siding and decks. call Richard 270-791-5275. cc 24a-27b
CLEANING AND PAINTING existing rentals, foreclosures and new construction, reasonable rates, call Marta for pricing at 815-839-6283. cc 24a-27b
INSULATION. Get a free estimate for blown in insulation for attics from Mike  Collins Roofing. Keep your house cooler  in summertime and warmer in  the winter. lic # 104.007296. Ask for Mike at 815-730-1303. cc 21a-44b
ALLING HANDYMAN SERVICE, over 30 yrs. exp., call Jason for all your renovations or repairs, full insured, fast service, 815-263-6081. cc 20b-24a
A THOUSAND WORDSPHOTOGRAPHY, 385 N. Second Ave. Coal City, Mandy Eaton Individual & Group Portraits, Indoor & Outdoor Call for appointment 815-791-2913
PAINTING, DRYWALL and Plaster Repair 30 years experience in the area. Same day drywall repair and painting, no sanding. Free Estimates, call 815-260-6767.  cc 15b-23a
JULIE'S REMODELING:  Siding, soffit, roof repairs, painting, tuck pointing, seamless gutters, fencing, tree removal, concrete work. Snow  removal from rooftops.  Complete Handyman service! Bonded and Insured, 20 yrs., call 815-791-5731. ca 37a-37b
BOHAC DIRTWORKS Excavating Grading Dozer Work Sand • Gravel Black Dirt Private Ponds and Lakes Ditch Cleaning Demolition Office: 815-458-2542 Cell phones: 405-5981 - John 791-0153 - John Jr. 791-0750 - Justen

Help Wanted

EXPERIENCED COMMERCIAL GARAGE DOOR SERVICE TECH NEEDED:  Valid DL, Pay Rate by Experience. Send Resume PO Box 2432 Kankakee, IL 60901 or email  cc25a-28b
OFFERING CNA classes, days, evenings and weekends.   Home health nurses needed.  Call for class dates, 630-771-1162. cc 26a-52b
LOCAL LIQUIID BULK CARRIER needs person with basic knowledge to join our shop team. CMV fleet servicing responsibilities include: brakes, tires, PM’s, and required paperwork. Position includes hourly rate with health insurance, vacation & holiday compensation, and other benefits. Call 708-258-3022 or apply at Apolis Transport 30803 S. Rt. 45, Peotone, IL 60468. cc 25b-29a
PART TIME PERSONAL ASSISTANT needed in Wilmington area, driving to  Dr. appt’s and errands,  light housework, able to change  oxygen tank a plus. Must have references. If you called before, call again. Call between noon and 8pm, 815-476-7236 please leave message if no answer. ca 26a-29b
BILINGUAL  SALES POSITION for small family owned business in Morris, full time and part time, great position for retirees, email info. to lakesue@, call 815-954-9777. cc25b-26a
BRADLEY PEST CONTROL IS HIRING TECHNICIANS.  PT possible FT. Background check and drug test required.  815-405-5020.  cc25b-33a
EXPERIENCED STYLIST, Nail Tech wanted. Apply in person at Bodacious Curls, 920 E. Division St., Coal City, 815-634-4997. ca 25a-28b
WANTED: SOMEONE TO REMOVE & haul away 5 bushes, landscaping chips or stones & wood shavings from 2 trees in front of my Coal City home. Call Vern with a price quote at 815-530-3624 (cell). ca 25a-b
GCA SERVICES GROUP (DRESDEN NUCLEAR STATION) IS HIRING FULL TIME CUSTODIANS. Afternoon and Day shift positions available. $9.60 per hour starting pay. Opportunities for advancement 40 hours a week with overtime and double time opportunities. Benefits available after probationary period. Must pass all Site Specific training. Contact site manager at 815-416-3049 for applications and interviews. A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, and a drug screen are required. EOEcc25a-27b
GARDNER GRADE SCHOOL DISTRICT 72C has a vacancy for a 1:1 special education aide for the 2017-18 school year.  For inquiries or questions please call the office during business hours at 815-237-2313.  This is a full-time position with a starting hourly rate between $10.50 and $11.50 per hour.  The position will remain open until filled.   Interested candidates please submit credentials to: Ron Harris, Superintendent Gardner Grade School District 72c 598 N. Elm Street Gardner, IL 60424 ch25a-28b
LOOKING FOR PART TIME HELP for local cleaning service, must be able to work early mornings, no weekends, all holidays off, background check, call 815-458-0883.  cc24b-26a
DRIVERS (CLASS A) Taylor Truck Line is hiring for regional runs out of Wilmington, IL to various stops in Illinois and Indiana. Drivers will run 2,200-2,600 miles/week and be home daily with rare overnight exception. LIMITED TIME ONLY! This special offer includes $1,000 orientation pay. starts at $0.38-$0.41 CPM with increases of $0.01 CPM annually or $1000.00 per week guaranteed*. 1 year experience required. Apply online now at  
OFFICE HELP NEEDED IN WILMINGTON  Weekend hours are Saturday 9-4 and Sunday 9-3. Secretarial duties include answering phones and scheduling. $9.25 per hour. Send resume to Po Box 735, Wilmington IL 60481.  tfn24a
IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR RESTORATION TECHNICIAN/INSTALLER.  Experience a plus but not necessary.  Fast advancement possible.  Contact Brown’s Carpet Care 815-476-5188.  cc23b-27a
GARDNER GRADE SCHOOL District 72C has an anticipated .5 FTE music teacher position vacancy for the 2017-18 school year. For questions and/or interested applicants please send resume & teaching credentials to Mr. Ron Harris, superintendent, 598 N. Elm St., Gardner, IL 60424 or  send via e-mail to The position will be opened until filled. cc 23b-27a
SERVERS AND DELIVERY drivers needed at La Piazza, 435 W. Division, Coal City. Apply in person. ch 23a-26b
NEEDED:  EXPERIENCED CDL-A DRIVER for MORNING, local mail delivery, extensive background check, O.L. Thompson Transport Svc. Inc., call 815-726-2569. cc 23a-26b
OFFICE CLERICAL Requirements: data entry, billing, scheduling, ordering, excellent oral/written communication skills, professional demeanor, with a customer service mentality. Prior experience a plus, but will train the right individual.  Apply at Brown's Carpet Care 815-476-5188.  cc22a-25b

Apartments for Rent

COAL CITY, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $780 to $805/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at ch 48b-tfn
COAL CITY-2 BR, 1 BA, all utilities included, $950/mo., 1 yr. lease, + first & last mo. rent.. Call 815-791-7112. ca 25b-29a  
GARDNER: 2 BR, $700 per month. First, last and security deposit. 815-690-6977, 815-584-2331 ch25a-tfn
COAL CITY,  1ST FLOOR, 2 BR, includes water & garbage.  Laundry facility.  Security and references required.  No pets.  $600.  815-476-2219 or 815-278-5846.  cc23a-26b
WILMINGTON, SINGLE  STUDIO, country setting, quiet, clean, fully furnished, all utilities, TV and cable included, no pets, no smoking. $225/ week, security deposit. 815-476-2005. ca 21b-26a
Coal City, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $780 to $805/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at ch 48b-tfn

Lost & Found

Have you found a lost pet or lost a pet in Will County? Please call Will County Animal Control. We may have your pet. We want to reunite your family, 815-462-5633


HONOR YOUR VETERAN or Joliet Arsenal worker with a memorial stone at the Island City Memorial.  Cost is $100.  Call Bert Niehls at 815-560-1039.
WANTED: Stories about local people, organizations and events. If you know a neighbor with an interesting hobby, collection or cause, give the editor a call at 1-815-634-0315 or 1-815-476-7966.
PASSPORT/FOID  Photos We take color photographs for passports,  gun owners’ cards (FOID), plumber cards, ID’s and more. $8 each for FOID or Passport (2 pics) for $10. Taken throughout the week, ready the following Monday. Please do not wear white   or    very    pale                       colors. Call 815-476-7966 or stop by the Free Press office, 111 S. Water St., Wilmington.
ANTIQUE PLAYER PIANO, exc. condition, with 83 player rolls, reasonable offer accepted, call 815-237-8339. cc 25b-28a
HALL RENTAL Available for parties, showers & meetings. Seats 100 people, full kitchen available. If interested call New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City, 815-634-8332. ca 25b-29a
HAY FOR SALE - mixed grass, this year, no rain, $3.50 bale until Aug. 1, Bonfield, call 779-701-8478. cc 25b-29a
ESSEX LIONS CLUB COMMUNITY BUILDING FOR RENT, seats 275 people, kitchen and bar available, call Phil at 815-405-5020 or Don 815-354-2822. cc25b-24a
USED RIDING LAWN MOWERS & $60 PUSH MOWERS.  Call Rodney 815-214-8003.  cc13a-28b

Sporting Goods / Firearms

SOUTHLAND FIREARMS Buy - Sell - Trade Consignments Southland Firearms 692 E. Division St. Coal City, IL New Extended Hours M-W-F 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. T-Th 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. * Check out our Sales and Specials on Facebook at Southland Firearms (815) 634-2090

Homes for Sale

SO. WILM.-FSBO-sm. town living, 2 BR, 1 BA, inside completely remodeled, 1 1/2 detached garage on 1  lot + 10x12 portable shed, 815-258-6387. ca 25b-29a
1 BR, NEWLY REMODELED COTTAGE HOME ON COTTAGE RD. on the most beautiful part of the Kankakee River.  Irrigation & Lighting system, beautifully landscaped.  $259,900, 815-926-2392.  cc25a-32b
BRAIDWOOD:  590 WILDWOOD ST., 3 BR, 2 BA, fence, covered patio, hot tub, 3 car att, 30’x34 det.  815-953-5264.  cc23b-27a

For Rent

ROOM FOR RENT, Gardner, $125 a week, washer and dryer, utilities paid, large yard, call 815-693-3789. cc 25b-27a

Duplex for Rent

WILMINGTON, living room, BA, 2 BR, utility room w/hook ups, gas heat w/CA, storage  shed, patio, close to churches, schools and shopping, $620 per mo., security deposit and references, no pets,  no  smoking, call  815-476-6641. cc  25b-27a.
3 BEDROOM DUPLEX ranch style, only 2 units per building. 1/2 mile from I-55 (Diamond). Attached garage, large backyard. oak cabinets, concrete drive, w/d hook-up. All maintenance included. Available now, $945 per month plus sewer and water. No smoking or pets & year lease. Call 815-634-2755. 23b-27a
COAL CITY-3 BR, 1 1/2 BA duplex, 1 car garage, all appliances included, no smoking, no pets, $1,150/mo., 1 year lease, 708-265-1158. cc 23a-26b

Wanted to Buy

PRIVATE COLLECTOR buying old toys, Lionel trains, American Flyer, old Tonka trucks, Matchbox cars, Barbie, GI Joe, paying top cash dollar, call 630-248-3222. cc 25b-29a

Recreational Vehicles

CAMPER-32 ft. 2004 Flagstaff, 1 slideout, new queen mattress, full bath, 815-634- 4338. ca 25b-27a
2012 SANDPIPER TRAVEL TRAILER Camper, located in Lakepoint camping resort near Coal City. Call for details & pics, 708-532-4222. cc 24b-28a


Looking for woman who backed into a “light blue Cadillac” (actually a silver Chrysler) at the Dollar General in Braidwood Wed., June 14th, late a.m.  815-476-6846  cc25a-26b


2003 CHEVY S10 TRUCK, 3rd door, Cap, burgundy, 97,000 miles, excellent condition.  Asking $4,100.  Call Betty 815-458-0376.  ck25a-26b.

Mobile Homes for Sale

BRAIDWOOD, ON ITS OWN PROPERTY, 2 BR, 1 BA, central AC/heat, city water, lg. deck, very clean, newer appliances including washer/dryer, 708-532-4222. cc 24b-28a

For Free

TV’s - one 19” & one 32”, excellent condition.  815-476-5020.  fr24a-25b

Elder Care Providers

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER looking to care for your loved ones. Good references, no job too big or too small, 815-351-8679. ca 21b-27a

Situations Wanted

NEED HELP - HOMELESS VETERAN AND FAMILY.  We need a place to live in the country.  I work and I can pay.  If the place needs work I can fix it up.  We have pets inside and outside.  We have pens for the outside.  Inside pets helps my wife.  As of the end of the month we will be on the streets again. Please call 815-545-0629 Rick.  cc21a-24b


PET SUPPLIES - DEEDEE'S PET PALACE, 5660 West Rte 113, Coal City, Il., 815-634-0164. Carrying a full line of pets and pet supplies, puppies, kittens and more.  Now offering financing. Mon.-Sat. 9am-6pm and Sun. 9am-4pm. cc 17a-45b