Synthetic cannabinoids cause two Chicago-area deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 2, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a second individual who experienced severe bleeding and reported using synthetic cannabinoids, often called Spice, K2, or fake weed. To date, IDPH has reports of 56 people—including two deaths—in the Chicago area and in central Illinois who … Read more

South Suburban College April and May musical performances

information provided by South Suburban College Please note: This calendar is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all events are held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center on SSC’s Main Campus and admission is FREE for these events though donations are appreciated to benefit the Music Scholarship … Read more

Playwright Wesley Perkins returns to South Suburban College

Performances to run April 25–29 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 30, 2018) – The SSC Playhouse announces the return of alumnus Wesley Perkins in a very different role. Happy Birthday, Henry Snikrep is Perkins’ first full-length comedy. It is also the first play written by a former student to be … Read more

IDPH issues warning about synthetic cannabinoids

Six cases of severe bleeding reported information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 27, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids—often called fake weed, K2, and spice—after six people who used synthetic cannabinoids suffered severe bleeding. “Despite the perception … Read more

Forest Preserves of Cook County to host free documentary screening at West Pullman Library

Learn about volunteering with the Forest Preserves of Cook County information received from the Forest Preserves of Cook County CHICAGO, Ill. (March 27, 2018) – The Forest Preserves of Cook County is presenting their Emmy award-winning documentary, Chicago’s True Nature: The Forest Preserves of Cook County, at the West Pullman Library, 830 W. 119th Street … Read more