Rare photos of Chicago Freedom Movement on display at South Suburban College

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott-King, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Al Raby, Ralph Abernathy, and others included in exhibit information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 16, 2018) – South Suburban College’s Office of Student Life, along with the South Suburban Housing Center, will present an exhibit of photographs by Bernard J. … Read more

South Suburban College to host baseball camps

Bulldogs

Bulldogs Baseball Program begins February 9 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 12, 2018) – The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps February 9, 10, 16, 17, and 18. The program is for boys and girls ages 6–14. The camps will … Read more

Illinois EPA completes used tire removals in Chicago region

Nearly 600 tons of tires collected in December information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 3, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the completion of used tire removal actions in five counties in the Chicago region. The used tire removal actions are part of the Agency’s efforts to assist … Read more

Bloom Township offers Property Tax Assessment Appeal workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 6:00pm information provided by the Cook County Board of Review CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding a property tax assessment appeal seminar, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Chicago Heights Recreational Center for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2017 property … Read more

Free smoke alarms part of ‘Be Alarmed!’ program

OSFM and IFSA will work jointly to provide smoke alarms and fire prevention education across Illinois information provided by the Office of the State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 2, 2018) – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) today launched ‘Be Alarmed!’—a joint smoke alarm installation … Read more

IEMA encourages residents to ‘Resolve to be Ready’ in 2018

Preparedness and safety topics to be highlighted each month information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 29, 2017) – Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, blizzards, and other disasters across the U.S. in 2017 highlighted the importance of being prepared for all types of emergencies. As the New Year begins, the Illinois Emergency Management … Read more

Grateful and committed

The Lansing Journal

New Year’s thoughts from The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (December 31, 2017) – This is the 222nd article we have posted since launching this community newspaper in early September 2017. In the process of researching and writing all those stories, we’ve learned new things and built new relationships. We’ve had the opportunity to share stories … Read more

Illinois employment info

Manufacturing and construction see gains; government and finance see declines; thousands of jobs posted to IllinoisJoblink.com information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security CHICAGO, Ill. (December 21, 2017) – In November, the three industry sectors with the largest gains in employment were: Professional and Business Services (+6,300) Manufacturing (+2,200) Construction (+2,100) The three … Read more

Ring in the New Year Safely: Keep the Celebration off the Road

Impaired driving and seat belt patrols planned for New Year’s weekend information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 28, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, along with state and local law enforcement, wants to ring in 2018 with zero alcohol- and drug-related crashes on Illinois roads. As part of the … Read more

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