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Shocking—New Lenox Restaurant Papa Joe's Owes Electric Co. $19,020.40: Lawsuit

ComEd wants to get paid by Papa Joe's.

Papa Joe's. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Papa Joe's. Credit: Joseph Hosey
The New Lenox restaurant Papa Joe's owes the electric company $19,020.40, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Commonwealth Edison brought the legal action against Papa Joe's in Will County court.

"Despite repeated demands, Defendant had failed to pay the electric bills in their entirety for service at" the restaurant, according to the lawsuit.

Papa Joe's won the Best Sausage Pizza and Best Specialty Pizza awards at a February 2012 New Lenox pizza popularity contest.

A paper sign hanging at the entrance of the restaurant said the dining room is no longer open but carryouts can be ordered after 10 a.m.

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Nun Ya April 17, 2014 at 07:24 PM
I agree with NL4LIFE. Lets keep our mom and pop shops afloat. Soon enough, we will not recognize our little town anymore.
NLResident0 April 17, 2014 at 08:16 PM
Ask Trustee Tuminello about this. He has family that owns Papa Joes. How does the bill grow to be this big? Why did Com Ed allow this without shutting service off sooner?
Ratscellar April 18, 2014 at 07:27 AM
You and I would be disconnected by now. Get this business off the electrical welfare roles. The consumer will be flipping this bill.
George April 20, 2014 at 07:51 AM
Don't open a Golden Corral in New Lenox or an Old Country Buffet you will get a lot of cock roaches and foreigners.
James Gilligan April 23, 2014 at 10:34 PM
What tribe are you from George? We're all foreigners.

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