LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events hosted the final cruise night of the season on Sunday on Ridge Road in downtown Lansing. The cruise was a rescheduled date for the July cruise, which was changed due to the weather.
CHICAGO | Organizations throughout the city’s Southeast Side and surrounding suburbs will receive Cook County grants to support work with youths in the Juvenile Court system.
CALUMET CITY | Officials approved a policy to put procedures in place for financial "whistleblowing" at Thursday's Calumet City council meeting.
The pitiful thing about a recent inspector general report on hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation is that, despite decades of outside legal action and the creation of an entire bureaucracy designed to enforce ethical behavior in state government, it showed that there are still…
Celebrate exceptional guest service on Sept. 24 at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s annual Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E.) Awards dinner. The dinner, hosted at Avalon Manor in Hobart, will honor 12 R.O.S.E. Awards recipients and three Recognition of Industry S…
HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood hosts the 13th annual Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Martin Avenue from Hickory to Ridge Road.
Over the years I’ve written in my column a few times about a wonderful nonprofit organization that serves Lansing called the Golden-K Club. It’s a branch of the Kiwanis Club for senior volunteers and I’ve known several of the members for a long time. My kids have been recipients of some of t…
What forms the foundation of a strong community? It is neighbors who care to lend a hand to those in need. It is citizens eager to share their ideas and learn from others. It is individuals who are willing to invest in something bigger than themselves. It is dreamers who can imagine an even …
DOLTON | A financial adviser helping Thornton Township High School District 205 prepare its budget for the current fiscal year said the district faces several complicating factors from Illinois state government in the near future.
CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. 23 at the district office at 1601 Wentworth Ave. in Calumet City.
LYNWOOD | The Village Board this week accepted a pair of donations that will help provide their Police Department with body armor to keep officers safe while on duty.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board paid tribute to a three-decade veteran of the Fire Department who is planning to leave the south suburb.
DOLTON | A parent of a student-athlete and a business representative tried using the "public participation" portion of a Thornton Township High School District 205 meeting Wednesday to address their concerns, only to be told they could not speak to the board.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows.
CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a routine inspection of the bridge carrying Torrence Avenue over the eastbound lanes of the Kingery Expressway in Lansing will take place, weather permitting, on Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD | Attorneys for the man suing Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford for harassment say a federal judge should reject attempts by Attorney General Lisa Madigan to dismiss the case.
SPRINGFIELD | The sponsor of a plan legalizing medical marijuana in Illinois Friday defended a part of the law that bars the release of information about companies wanting licenses to grow and sell pot.
CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet at Annunciata Parish on the East Side, spent a recent Saturday morning out and about in their own neighborhood touring the United States Coast Guard Station located at Calumet Park on Lake Michigan.
LANSING | LARC, a nonprofit organization providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities, will be hosting its 22nd annual Fall Fish Fry Fundraiser “LARC ... Lighting the Way” from 4 p.m. to midnight Oct. 3 at its facility, 19043 Wentworth Ave.
HOMEWOOD | Imagine a cool fall afternoon surrounded by friends, local businesses and organizations that share your passion for health and fitness.
When 11-year-old Robby Ballentine crosses the chalk on the baseball field, he means business.
CHICAGO | Canoeing adventures, a fishing derby, a farmers market and more will take place at Wolf Lake next week as part of a special event hosted by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
A video recently obtained by the Better Government Association appears to show a Lynwood police officer slugging a handcuffed prisoner inside the south suburb’s police station, perhaps knocking him out cold.
DOLTON | The attorney for Thornton Township High School District 205 says newly hired support staff to the district are not in jeopardy of losing their jobs because the board failed on Wednesday to approve payment of bills and personnel for the past year.
GARY | The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is welcomes the Area Artists Association of Northern Indiana , an affiliate of the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, to the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in a joint effort to support the arts and artists of Northern Indiana.
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