MLK Day of Service highlights volunteer activities in Illinois

information provided by the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 11, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed January 15, 2018, as Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in the State of Illinois. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) encourages people across Illinois to … 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

Columnist and Cookbook Author Phil Potempa returns to Theatre at the Center

Sunday, February 4, will feature From the Farm recipes for Valentine’s Day information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 11, 2018) – Columnist and Published Cookbook Author Phil Potempa recreates on stage the charm and traditions of the family farm kitchen he writes about each week in his popular “From the Farm” newspaper … Read more

Curtis Granderson holds winter baseball camp in Lynwood, Illinois


by Carrie Steinweg LYNWOOD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Major League outfielder and Lynwood native Curtis Granderson spent last Sunday morning at the Southland Center in Lynwood with 175 kids. They were there to work on baseball fundamentals at the indoor winter baseball clinic administered through Granderson’s Grand Kids Foundation. It’s the 11th year he’s … Read more

Theatre at the Center announces the cast of Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 5, 2018) – Cory Goodrich in the role of M’Lynn, Landree Fleming as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy lead the cast of Theatre at the Center’s Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee, and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle. Previews begin February … 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

Illinois EPA makes vehicle recall awareness more convenient

‘Check To Protect’ information available at vehicle emissions testing facilities information provided by Illinois Environmental Protection Agency CHICAGO, Ill. (January 5, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the Illinois EPA is partnering with the National Safety Council to inform drivers about the importance of checking their vehicle’s recall status and scheduling a free … Read more

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