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

Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 1/21/20

LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2020) – Items for approval and discussion are included in the agendas posted below: Village Board—1/21/20 agenda (PDF) These are items that were discussed at the previous Committee of the Whole meeting and are now up for vote. Committee of the Whole—1/21/20 agenda (PDF) These are new items brought to the … Read more

IDFPR issues permit to organize First Women’s Bank

information provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 17, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Banking, has issued a permit to organize a state-chartered bank to FWBank, which will do business as First Women’s Bank. This is the first permit to organize issued … Read more

State Fire Marshal opens applications for small equipment grant program

Applications must be postmarked before February 30th, 2020 Information provided by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 13, 2020) – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) announced the application period is open for the Small Equipment Grant Program. All interested departments should send an application to OSFM no … Read more

John Denver comes to Munster February 13

Theatre at the Center announces cast for Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 17, 2020) – Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato has cast Shannon McEldowney, Steven Romero Schaeffer, Andrew Mueller, Sara Geist, and Tommy Malouf in the musical revue Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America. … Read more