High school art exhibit & festival coming to South Suburban College

Information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill (January 23, 2020) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College will host its 24th annual Regional High School Art Student Exhibit from January 27th through the student art festival celebration on February 21, 2020. The exhibition includes 22 regional high school districts from Illinois and … Read more

Lansing residents to receive census invitations next month

2020 Census

Census specialist Kimberly Garrett comes to Lansing Library to encourage and inform By Jennifer Pallay LANSING, Ill. (January 23, 2020) – Making sure everyone is counted in the upcoming Census is important to the future of Lansing and local and regional Census representatives have been working to spread the word about just how important it … Read more

Illinois tax filing season begins Monday, January 27

Filing electronically results in faster refund Information provided by the Illinois Department of Revenue SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 23, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) will begin accepting 2019 state individual income tax returns on Monday, January 27, the same date that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting federal individual income tax returns. … Read more

South Suburban College head basketball coach John Pigatti earns 400th win

.837 winning percentage in 14 seasons INFORMATION PROVIDED BY South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Pigatti won his 400th game Tuesday night in a 74-67 victory over Olive Harvey. In his 14th season at the college, Pigatti’s record is now 400-78, an .837 … Read more

Gov. Pritzker promises universal home visits to support eligible families by 2025

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE governor’s office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – Joined by leading advocates for early childhood education and care, Governor JB Pritzker announced a plan to reach universal home visits for eligible families in Illinois by 2025. “Home visitation supports parents in their all-important role as their child’s first teacher and I’m … Read more

State Fire Marshal honors community risk reduction week

Goal to reduce occurrence and impact of emergency events INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE office of the Illinois state fire marshal Springfield, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – Community Risk Reduction (CRR) is a data-driven process to identify and prioritize local risks, followed by the integrated and strategic investment of resources to reduce their occurrence and impact. … Read more

Illinois Housing Development Authority expands housing options for vulnerable populations

State Investment will create or preserve 172 units of affordable housing with supportive services information provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (January 21, 2020) – The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors approved $42,251,973 in funding to create or restore 172 units of permanent supportive housing in nine communities across … Read more