Garage Sale

160 W. Iroquois St., Coal City. Fri., Oct. 2nd and Sat., Oct. 3rd from 9am-4pm. Moving sale.
Braceville Garage Sales Where: Braceville, IL When: Sat., Sept. 26th From: 8am-3pm Come and see all the great deals. Lots of good stuff to buy. Don’t miss all the good stuff at 222 S. Merrill Street
430 S. Division St., Braidwood, Fri., Sept. 25th & Sat., Sept. 26th from 8am-3pm. 1/2 price sale, furniture, housewares, books, baby crib, clothes, much misc.
340 E. Janet Dr., Braidwood, Fri., Sept. 25th from 9am-4pm and Sat., Sept. 26th from 8am-2pm. Lot of Christmas decorations, clothes, household items and lot of misc.
6 family sale - 946 Wildcat Ln., Wilmington, Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 24, 25, 26 & 27 from 9am-3pm. Everything baby, clothes to strollers, 150+ new adjustable kid’s masks, fun prints, solids & Halloween age 2 and up. Housewares, furniture, clothes, DVD’s, have it all!
252 N. School St., Braidwood, Thurs., Sept. 24th from 8am-4pm and Fri., Sept. 25th from 8am-noon. Pool pump, duck decoys, newer air compressor, fall/winter clothes, pocket knives & watches, clocks, antiques & collectibles, lots of misc.
802 North English, Braidwood. Thurs., 9/24 & Fri., 9/25 from 8am-5pm and Sat., 9/26 from 8am-1pm. Too much to list! All proceeds going to C-U at Home Homeless Ministries.
184 West Cermak Rd, Braidwood, Wed., 9/23, noon-4pm and Thurs., Fri. & Sat., 9/24, 9/25 & 9/26 from 8am-4pm. Estate sale and everything must go. Too many items to list.
Corner of School & Clark St., Diamond. Sat., 9/26 & Sun. 9/27 from 9am-4pm. Snowblower, sound bar, fishing gear, bow & arrows, motor oil, electric power tools, Bose speakers & many more misc.
Water’s Edge in Wilmington, 30820 & 30830 Slalom Ln & 30760 Seasprite Dr. Thurs., 9/24 & Fri. 9/25 from 8am-5pm and Sat. 9/26 from 8-noon. Nascar Die Cast, Elvis, Bears, Hawks, Cubs, White Sox items, girl’s & teen clothes, Justice, American Eagle, Hollister, Under Armour, boy’s clothes, Kirkland, Hobby Lobby, Bed, Bath & Beyond decor, purses, American Girl items, toys. Baby clothes & items, adult men and women’s clothes.
213 E. Main, Braceville, Thurs.-Sat., Sept. 24, 25 & 26 from 9am-4pm. Household, linens, toys, books, adult & kid’s clothes, Christmas decor. Priced to sell.
HUGE multi-family big building sale. 6625 N. Will Rd., Wilmington Turn N. on Will Rd.(County Line Rd) off Lorenzo Rd. aprox. 4 miles W. of I55, towards covered bridge. Go all the way to end of Road, across from Big Fish Grille & Harborside Marina. Fri., Sat., & Sun., Sept. 11, 12, 13, & Fri., Sat., & Sun., Oct. 9, 10, 11, from 9am-4pm. Everything from a piano to kitchenware. Too many things to list.


Well seasoned oak firewood, $100.00, face cord, 815-791-4596.
Stand up walker (brand new) $200 obo; Drexel oriental entertainment center, coffee table, end table, router table and routers, 10-inch radial arm saw; Elwood. 815-228-5710.
Brown electric recliner, 1 1/2 years old, $150. Glider rocker, $100. Call 815-458-6890.
Attention crafters/vendors. We have spaces to sell your wares. Mention this ad to get half off first month’s rent. Stop in for details, Odds N Ends, 117 N. Water St., Wilmington.
International Cub Cadet 782 D diesel with 50” mower deck. Excellent condition. Call 815-634-8620.
Rigid tri-pod pipe stand & vice $80, Commercial ratchet type pipe bender $300. Call Goose Lake number at 773-316-6220.
Dry, seasoned oak firewood $129, cherry BBQ firewood $169. Wood racks $49, Camping Wood $99. The best firewood & quick, friendly service. 815-260-0108.
GET HELP APPLYING FOR A FOID CARD We take color photographs for gun owners’ cards (FOID) for $10 and help you complete the application online. Illinois State Police won’t answer the FOID hotline but you can complete your application with our computer. Call for an appointment most days (but Tuesdays) 9a.m. to 4p.m. Do not wear white or very pale colors. Call 815-476-7966. The Free Press office, 111 S. Water St., Wilmington. Please wear a mask
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.

Service & Repairs

Ron’s Drywall, Hang, Tape & Paint, 25 years experience. Reasonable rates including drywall repairs, plaster repairs, cracks, holes, & patches. Carpenter available by request. 815-549-5136.
Deb’s Way Trucking Gravel, dirt & sand. 6-wheeler loads only. Call or text Deb at 815-693-5870.
Looking to do general housekeeping. Call 815-388-7743.
Julie’s Remodeling Siding, soffit, roof repairs, painting,welding repairs, seamless gutters, fencing, tree removal, lawn care, Complete Handyman service! Bonded and Insured, 20 yrs., call 815-791-5731.
A Thousand Words Photography 385 N. Second Ave. Coal City Mandy Eaton 815-791-2913
Mike Collins Roofing, re-shingles and modified rubber and gutter cleaning, aluminum gutter screen, blown-in insulation in attics. 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.
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

Duplex for Rent

For rent in Diamond: ranch style duplex, 2BD, 1BA, no pets, $850/mo, 630-854-7300.
Wilmington-2 bedroom, completely remodeled, stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops, washer & dryer hookups, No smoking, NO PETS, Credit check, Tenant pays all utilities. $1,000.00/month. 815-351-5689.

For Free

Free sofa & chair, good condition. Call 815-458-6890.
Free cats. 4 1/2 months. 2 male/1 female. Wilmington. 815-476-2097, leave message.
Four free kittens. Call 815-476-2340.
Free for the hauling, horse manure, Wilmington area, call 815-931-0098.

Apartments for Rent

Wilmington - North Crest, 1 BR apt. Available now, rent $650. $700 security & lease. Call 815-476-7229.
Mazon - 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. $795/mo. $1,000 security deposit. Off street parking. Recently rehabbed. Call APM at 815-942-5848.
2 BR apt. for rent in Wilmington, 2nd floor w/deck, a/c, no pets, no smoking, $750, first month and security deposit. 815-263-6495 after 4pm. Available Oct. 1.
Cabery, 2BR apartment. Stove, refrigerator, A/C, washer/dryer, partial basement, yard. $500/mo. Call 815-365-4484.
Coal City, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $875 to $900/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at


2016 Chevy Cruze LT 4 door Sedan. 64,000 miles. $10,800 obo. Call 815-258-4499.

For Rent

Mazon - 2 car garage available for rent for storage of boats, cars, supplies, etc. $125/month. Call APM and ask for Joan 815-942-5848.

Help Wanted

Joliet Optometric Practice seeks experienced candidate. High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum 3 years optometric/optical experience. Availability to work most Saturdays and some evenings. Good attendance record is a must. Great interpersonal and customer service skills. Multi task, answer phones to schedule patients and answer general questions. Willingness and flexibility to learn and adapt in a variety of situations. Eagerly assist others to increase office efficiency. Check eligibility for vision and eye health insurances. Provide the most appropriate selections for the patient. Ability to sell premium lenses, glasses and contact lenses. Skilled to fit, adjust, dispense, and inspect glasses before dispensing. Knowledge of inventory and product availability. Desire to help promotion and growth of the business. Compensation negotiable based on skill level and experience. Excellent opportunity for challenge to build the practice, and as a result, your income. Possible advancement to management position. Competitive wages. Resumes only with email addresses. Respond:
Tuffy's Lounge is looking for an experienced bartender for every other weekend. BASSITT & Food Handler Certificates. Ask for Tuffy 815-476-2700. 1099 S. Water St., Wilmington.
Dawn of a New Day Care Center in Mazon, is now hiring qualified teachers. Call now, 815-448-2530.
Experienced carpenter needed. Must have motivation and transportation. Pay based on knowledge & capability. Call 815-634-4136.
In search of a Cleaning Technician for an office building located in Coal City. Possible 30-40 hours a week. Previous experience preferred. Looking for someone that is: Trustworthy, Dependable, Detail orientated. Job Consists of : General Cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, restroom cleaning and trash removal Contact Jodi Residori 815-634-2555.


Looking for someone that can provide periodic rides to Joliet for an individual. Will have to be available when needed for appointments, etc. Must have reliable transportation and proof of insurance. If interested call 573-353-1994. Leave a message if no answer.

Mobile Homes for Rent

2 or 3 BR mobile homes available for rent or sale. Rent from $799-$899. Includes water, sewer & trash removal. Please call & talk to Eric about financing options. Call 815-237-2290 for more information.


16 ft. fiberglass Sundowner bass boat w/trailer, 90 hp Mariner trolling motor, $800 or best offer. 815-666-8607.


Shadow Lakes II Association is currently seeking bids for cleaning services for a homeowners association. Multiple buildings involved. Please call 815-458-3647 for information.

Situations Wanted

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.

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.


Large Selection of Dog and Cat Food, treats, accessories, health aids, clothing, Birthday treats, wall art, jewelry, gifts, greeting cards and Home of Fritters for Critters Pet Treats. New! Brew and Chew Dog Treats. Trinity Barkery 240 W. Baltimore Wilmington., Il 60481 815-476-5104