Updated Illinois sport fish consumption advisory

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced an updated consumption advisory for sport fish caught in Illinois waters. These changes are the result of continued sampling by the Fish Contaminant Monitoring Program and do not suggest that Illinois fish are becoming more … Read more

Lansing to gather for Memorial Day service

Memorial Day service

Sunday, May 27, 2:00pm information provided by Rich Dominiak LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2018) – The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard will honor our community’s and nation’s deceased veterans at a ceremony on May 27 at the Lansing Veteran’s Memorial. The Memorial is located at the southeast corner of Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road … Read more

NBC and FOX renew two Illinois-based television pilots

Further episodes expected to be filmed in state information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 17, 2018) – This week, network television held their annual Upfronts to announce their respective 2018–2019 fall schedules. Illinois-based “Empire” (FOX) was among the renewed shows, as well as Wolf Films’ Chicago franchise, made up of … Read more

IDHS launches Quality Scorecard to help families and people with disabilities choose safe homes

Quality Scorecard integrates safety and quality data across IDHS to create an interactive, online snapshot of homes for people with disabilities information provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 17, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is announcing the launch of the Quality Scorecard for group homes for … Read more

SSC Bulldogs Basketball Camp coming to South Holland this summer

Bulldogs

Basketball camp: June 18–21, 9:00am–3:00pm; Shooting camp: June 25–28, 1:00–4:00pm information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 17, 2018) – The South Suburban College Basketball Program is currently accepting registrations for their summer camp in June. The SSC Bulldogs will host a Bulldog Championship Basketball Camp June 18–21 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, … Read more

South Suburban College receives award from Illinois State Historical Society

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – The Illinois State Historical Society recently presented their annual awards to groups or organization that have furthered the collection, preservation, and/or interpretation of an aspect of Illinois history. Judging was done by an Awards Committee appointed by the President of the society, … Read more

Gov. Rauner proposes death penalty for mass murderers and killers of law enforcement officers

Public safety package extends 72-hour wait to all guns, bans bump stocks information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 14, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner today asked the Illinois General Assembly to reinstate the death penalty for mass murderers and those who kill law enforcement officers. The proposal is part of … Read more

Pendants may cause radiation exposure

IEMA informs consumers information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 15, 2018) – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is informing consumers that some homeopathic pendants using negative ion technology contain trace amounts of naturally occurring radioactive materials. While the pendants do not pose an immediate health and safety concern, continuous … Read more