131-year-old suit company stays in Illinois, saves 300 manufacturing jobs in Cook County

information provided by the Cook County Commissioner’s Office DES PLAINES, Ill. (August 3, 2018) – Hart Schaffner Marx suit company has been manufacturing men’s suits in the Chicago area since 1887, including a suit for President Obama when he accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in Denver in 2008. The company was facing an … Read more

Parade participation requested


Calumet City Labor Day Parade, Monday, September 3 by Melanie Jongsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (August 3, 2018) – The annual Calumet City Labor Day Parade will be held on Monday, September 3. The parade kicks off at 10:30am, and paraders will march down Wentworth Avenue, from Michigan City Road to Memorial Park. Businesses, organizations, churches, … Read more

Obituary: Jean E. Nemitz

October 04, 1929–August 3, 2018 Jean E. Nemitz (nee Hannon), age 88 of Lansing, IL, formerly of Roseland, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, August 3, 2018. She is survived by her four children: Karen (Bob) Lake, Kathy (Mike) Fish, Kim (Howard) Silkowski, and John (Cheryl) Nemitz; eight grandchildren: Matt (Michelle) Fish, Eric … Read more

Illinois explores partnerships to support college and career readiness

Answers discussed at eighth annual College Changes Everything® Conference information provided by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission TINLEY PARK, Ill. (August 1, 2018) – Why do students choose not to pursue college, or drop out of college, even when they are provided with significant college counseling, external encouragement, and assistance in accessing financial aid? Mandy … Read more

Hold-up attempted at First Federal Savings Bank of Hegewisch

Call LPD at 708-895-7150 with information information provided by Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (August 2, 2018) – Today at approximately 11:12am, the Lansing Police Department responded to a hold-up alarm at First Savings Bank of Hegewisch, located at 18207 Burnham Avenue in Lansing. Officers responded to the business and met with the employees. Officers … Read more

2019 season tickets on sale August 19 for current Season Subscribers

Theatre at the Center’s 2019 season includes Million Dollar Quartet and White Christmas information provided by Theatre at the Center MUNSTER, Ind. (July 16, 2018) – Renewal for existing Season Subscribers to secure the 2019 Theater Season begins August 19, 2018, and continues through September 23, 2018. Sales offered for new Season Subscription patrons will … Read more

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