Area Breaking News

New Priest in Momence

Father Peter Jankowski,  a bilingual priest, who was ordained 23 years ago, will be joining the Momence Catholic Church Parish beginning in August. Fa. Peter will offer his first Spanish mass on Sunday, August 4 at 5 p.m. in St. Patrick’s Church. Coming from the Joliet area, Father Jankowski will be offering counsel to three…

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Jazz Festival Brings Out the Best of Momence

Saturday, July 13, during the afternoon, Momence hosted its first ever Jazz Festival, highlighted with a free concert on Island Park.  The featured act, was none other than Momence native, world-renowned trumpeter, Orbert Davis.  Davis, along with several Momence business people, brain stormed and came up with the Jazz Fest idea, earlier this year.  The…

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Mt. Airy Cemetery Needs Your Help

The recent storms that tore through Momence last week, blew down several large trees in Mt. Airy Cemetery.  The Mt. Airy Board is seeking donation to help get these trees removed. If you would like to donate for the tree removal, please send any donation to:  Mt. Airy Cemetery Fund, 324 N. Locust St., Momence,…

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