LYNWOOD | Residents will be able to pay for all transactions with the village of Lynwood electronically beginning in 2014, the Village Board decided Tuesday.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District celebrated 35 years of their Wado-Ki Karate program by surprising instructors Roger and Dotty Jerome with an award during their class on Dec. 4.
Driving home through downtown Hegewisch the other night, I couldn’t help but notice how beautiful it looked with snow on the ground. I saw Christmas lights on the Baltimore Avenue streetlights and painted winter scenes on the grocery store windows.
Illiana Christian High School senior Hannah Byma enjoys displaying her creativity as yearbook editor at the Lansing school.
GLENWOOD | The Brookwood District 167 School Board will wait to go to bid on a construction and project manager for building the new middle school, with the vote tabled at Monday's meeting.
SPRINGFIELD | A major credit-rating house took a more positive outlook Tuesday on Illinois' ability to pay its debts, a rare economic bright spot for the state one week after lawmakers approved major pension-reform legislation.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. | A Pennsylvania-based real estate investment trust will buy the Casino Queen's real-estate assets in southwestern Illinois' East St. Louis for $140 million, the two entities announced Monday.
PLAINFIELD, Ill. | A Will County teenager with cystic fibrosis who read book after book during the grueling hours that she spent having her lungs cleared every day has made her wish come true by becoming a published author.
MORTON, Ill. | A central Illinois public library is working to reunite storm victims with their lost family documents that were scattered during last month's tornadoes.
CHICAGO | The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Republican U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock are among leaders from Illinois attending a tribute to Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking to transform last week’s move to overhaul the state’s pension systems into some quick campaign cash.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who returned to Congress after suffering a stroke last year, had his gallbladder removed Monday due to an unrelated medical issue.
CHICAGO | A real estate attorney is free while his nephew is being held at the Cook County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond on criminal charges they sexually assaulted an 18-year-old who was unconscious.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the installation of its new board of directors for 2014.
Crown Point resident Margaret Detert was honored recently for achieving 50 years of continuous volunteer service at Methodist Hospitals.
GLENWOOD | Village trustees have approved $15,000 for the purchase of an electronic traffic control sign.
So, Illinois lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn finally did something about the state’s pension mess.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | As part of a joint effort between the Prairie State College Student Veterans Club and the PSC Dental Hygiene Program, approximately 10 PSC student veterans each recently received a free teeth cleaning from PSC dental hygiene students.
OAK FOREST, Ill. | South Suburban College will be offering a new schedule of general education classes at their Oak Forest Center for the spring 2014 semester beginning Jan. 13.
The Christmas season is in full swing now. I think our late Thanksgiving threw things off a little because we usually don’t do any decorating on Thanksgiving weekend and it’s normally the first Saturday in December that we go and pick out a real tree. I’m big on holiday traditions and our ro…
GLENWOOD | Hickory Bend Elementary in Glenwood recently celebrated the season with a concert given by the second- and third-graders.
LANSING | Businesses within the village that wish to get a property tax break from Cook County government will now have to pay municipal government a fee to cover the costs of processing the request.
Bolanowski, Gerald A., 64, formerly of Crown Point
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