South Suburban College April and May musical performances

information provided by South Suburban College Please note: This calendar is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all events are held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center on SSC’s Main Campus and admission is FREE for these events though donations are appreciated to benefit the Music Scholarship … Read more

Playwright Wesley Perkins returns to South Suburban College

Performances to run April 25–29 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 30, 2018) – The SSC Playhouse announces the return of alumnus Wesley Perkins in a very different role. Happy Birthday, Henry Snikrep is Perkins’ first full-length comedy. It is also the first play written by a former student to be … Read more

IDPH issues warning about synthetic cannabinoids

Six cases of severe bleeding reported information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 27, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids—often called fake weed, K2, and spice—after six people who used synthetic cannabinoids suffered severe bleeding. “Despite the perception … Read more

Forest Preserves of Cook County to host free documentary screening at West Pullman Library

Learn about volunteering with the Forest Preserves of Cook County information received from the Forest Preserves of Cook County CHICAGO, Ill. (March 27, 2018) – The Forest Preserves of Cook County is presenting their Emmy award-winning documentary, Chicago’s True Nature: The Forest Preserves of Cook County, at the West Pullman Library, 830 W. 119th Street … Read more

Nominations now open for 2018 Senior Hall of Fame awards

Nominations being accepted in multiple categories information provided by the Illinois Department on Aging SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 23) – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is accepting nominations for the 2018 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards. These awards recognize adults 65 years and older, and highlight the meaningful contributions they have made in Illinois. … Read more

Bloom Township offers utility assistance

Applications available for Bloom Township residents only information provided by Bloom Township CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 22, 2018) – Beginning April 10, 2018, Lansing residents who live in Bloom Township can apply for financial assistance with utilities. Assistance is available until applications are exhausted. Applicants must come in to Bloom Township headquarters, 425 South Halsted … Read more

Deadline extended again for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption applications

Applications postmarked by Friday, March 30, will be on time information provided by the Cook County Assessor’s Office CHICAGO, Ill. (March 17, 2018) – Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced that his office has again extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal applications and new applications for Tax Year … Read more

‘U.S. History and Today’ coming to South Suburban College

March 27 at the South Holland campus information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 16, 2018) – It’s a three-hour seminar touring through Illinois community colleges that recounts the past 100 years of American history in news photos and Hollywood film clips. “U.S. History and Today” will be presented by the Continuing … Read more

IDOA now accepting specialty crop grant proposals

Applications for funds are due April 18 information provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 15, 2018) – In an effort to expand the availability of fresh, locally-grown produce and strengthen the competitiveness of the state’s specialty crop industry, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) plans to distribute more than $690,000 over … Read more

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