Some time this week, voters will begin receiving booklets in the mail courtesy of the Illinois Secretary of State's office.
LANSING | The Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., invites the public to participate in its October programs for adults. For more information or to register, contact the Adult Services Desk in person or call (708) 474-2447. You may also register online at www.lansingpl.org.
Enjoy live entertainment, a chili cook-off, a pie eating contest, a bean bag tournament and more during Crown Point’s Oktoberfest. The annual festival will take over the square from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
The last 50 years witnessed some of the best economic times in American history. Americans bought homes, built businesses, purchased second homes, invested, acquired life insurance and procured assets of all kinds and in unprecedented amounts.
LANSING | Former daycare center Prodigy Preparatory Academy, 18601 Wentworth Ave., is now a before- and after-school care program, according to a news release.
This past week at the Lansing Historical Society September meeting, I got the chance to learn more about a great organization in Lansing that many residents are unfamiliar with. LARC is a nonprofit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities through providing work opportu…
CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly that aims to reform state public education funding.
CRETE | Village Board members have spent recent weeks weeding through the resumes of nearly 20 people who have expressed interest in becoming village administrator.
CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into the community from elsewhere, and that is a fact that has school administrators concerned.
BEECHER | Students of the University of Illinois architecture school will be in the village today to document the character of the Beecher Mausoleum as part of a class project.
STEGER | Parents of Bloom Trail High School students will be able to test-drive, and purchase, a new car at the parent/teacher conferences on Monday.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City council approved a number of spending measures this week.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Targeting a primary cause of heart disease might be enough for one research lifetime, but Fred Kummerow doesn't rest on past glory.
CHICAGO | Famed women's rights activist Gloria Steinem's trip to Chicago was postponed Friday because of travel disruptions at O'Hare International Airport.
I am writing this column because Liz Metcalfe, Illiana Christian’s admissions director, is battling cancer. She has a long road ahead with this battle, but if you know Liz, she is a fighter. I ask all of you for prayers on Liz’s behalf. She is a wonderful teacher, basketball coach, admission…
CHICAGO | St. Columba Catholic Church, at 134th Street and Avenue O in Hegewisch, hosted its first festival in 20 years on Sept. 21.
Dr. Lisa Booth enjoys using her medical expertise to help police officers care for their canine partners.
SPRINGFIELD | Some Illinois school officials aren't waiting to find out if they'll be required to install carbon monoxide detectors in buildings where students are present.
CHICAGO | Another 15,000 students at 27 more Chicago public schools will be seeing Safe Passage workers in their neon vests on their way to and from school.
LYNWOOD | A medical cannabis dispensary has applied for a permit to operate in Lynwood, village officials said.
CHICAGO | A 20-year-old Hammond man is the third person charged in connection with the shooting death of a retired Chicago police officer in March.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with various events that are open to the public. All events will take place at the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St.
THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share a historic photo(s) with us today by emailing Celebrate@nwi.com.
HARVEY| On Monday, Harvey Public Schools District 152 officials held a rededication ceremony at the Maya Angelou Elementary School, 15748 Page St., which was first renamed in her honor 20 years ago.
Medical student Chiemela Ubagharaji was recently awarded the Jackie Robinson Foundation Extra Innings Fellowship from the United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative.
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