Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Grayslake Fire Department responded to a small, unintentional fire that started after the vigil for Joey Frase on the night of Tuesday, Jan. 22.
An unattended candle from Tuesday night's vigil for Joey Frase at Campbell Airport resulted in a small brush fire. Battalion Chief Jon Cokefair told Patch the Grayslake Fire Department responded to the scene with an engine at about 6:43 p.m. The fire was reported by someone at the airport. "It was an unintentional fire caused by an unattended candle." Cokefair said the incident was minor and did not affect a large area. "We extinguished it with a hose line in about a half hour." The vigil held for Grayslake's Joey Frase, whose body was found near the airport Tuesday morning after he had been reported missing Sunday, Jan. 20, began at 6 p.m. and included dozens of family and friends. Cokefair said no one from the vigil was on site at the …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Mourners gathered near Campbell Airport Tuesday, Jan. 22 to remember Joey Frase, 20, of Grayslake. Joey was reported missing after leaving a party early Sunday. His body was located during a search Tuesday morning.
Family and friends of Joseph "Joey" Frase gathered near Campbell Airport Tuesday, Jan. 22, for a candlelight vigil to honor his life and memory. Frase, 20, of Grayslake, had gone missing from a party in Round Lake's Madrona Village in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan 20. Volunteers searching in a tree line near the area of Campbell Airport in Round Lake Park Tuesday morning discovered his body. The sad news came as a shock to the community, who had rallied behind the family on a missing person Facebook page created to help find Frase. By Tuesday night, the page had more than 2,300 "Likes" and hundreds of condolences. "I wish we could have done more....sooner!!! So sorry for your loss, know that the whole Village of Grayslake is …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Lake Zurich area organizations join candlelight vigil, Aug. 30, to remember those lost to drug overdose.
Drug awareness organizations Take A Stand, based in Lake Zurich, and Live4Lali, based in Barrington, are sponsoring a Candlelight Vigil, at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 30, at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg. International Overdose Awareness Day is on Aug. 31. The event is to remember those lost to overdose, to hear stories from those impacted, and to raise awareness about the heroin and pain pill epidemics. Community members are encouraged to attend in an effort to end the overdose epidemic by 2022. Those who have lost loved ones are encouraged to bring ribbons, photos, and stories. For more information: email Kathie Kane-Willis email@example.com or call 773.865.3104. Issue: Heroin and Drug Addiction in the Suburbs