TF South receives Literacy Support Grant

Illinois Reading Council provides $850 to support summer reading program information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (May 7, 2018) – Thanks to an $850 Literacy Support Grant from the Illinois Reading Council, TF South is able to provide over 60 students with a personal copy of this year’s summer reading book. All students are … Read more

USPS launches scheduling tool to make passport applications easier


information provided by the United States Postal Service LANSING, Ill. (May 3, 2018) — The U.S. Postal Service has made applying for passports easier with the launch of the USPS Retail Customer Appointment Scheduler™ tool (RCAS) at Customers can call 1-800-ASK-USPS or go to to get the location of passport Post Offices and … Read more

Alumnus, veteran assistant Erick Middleton to head football program at Marian Catholic

information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 4, 2018) – As Marian Catholic continues to rebuild its football program toward a consistent IHSA playoff contender, the Spartans will turn to one of their own to lead the charge. Class of 1998 alumnus Erick Middleton will serve as Marian Catholic’s ninth football … Read more

Governor Rauner designates May as Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebration honors six organizations for significant community contributions information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 3, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. He designated this month as a celebration of the culture, traditions, history, and accomplishments of Asian Pacific … Read more

IDNR reminds residents to leave young wildlife alone

Found babies are not necessarily abandoned information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 5, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding Illinois citizens to leave baby birds and wild animals alone. During the spring breeding season, well-meaning people may believe they are helping by taking possession … Read more