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

Obituary: Olga Helen Povse

March 25, 1920 – January 19, 2020 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Olga H. Povse, age 99 of Lansing, Illinois, passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 19, 2020. Olga is survived by loving nephews Robert, Paul, and John; niece Maryanne; long-time caregiver Maria Diaz; and many loving friends. Olga was preceded in death by her … Read more

Governor Pritzker announces $29.7 million in grants for Illinois park projects

OSLAD grants will support park development and open space land acquisition in 27 counties information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 19, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker announced this week that $29.7 million in grants for 85 local projects will help communities acquire open space and develop and improve recreational facilities … Read more

Thornton Fractional District 215 staff members receive prestigious awards

information provided by Thornton Fractional District 215 LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2020) – TF South guidance counselor Marcia James and TF North math teacher Erik Perez were recently acknowledged for their exemplary work with students in Thornton Fractional District 215. In November James won the Illinois Guidance Counselor of the Year Award from the Association … Read more