Obituary: Paul Gliwa

June 20, 1952 – September 19, 2018 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Paul Gliwa, age 66, of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Beloved husband of Debra Gliwa, nee Couwenhoven. Dear brother of Charles (Chris) Gliwa and Thomas (Tracy) Gliwa. Loving son of Doris and the late Eugene A. Gliwa. Memorial … Read more

Obituary: Helene Pauline Richy

December 29, 1945 – September 19, 2018 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home On September 19, 2018 the world lost the most wonderful, faithful, and loving wife and mother, Helene Pauline Richy (nee Lena) age 72. She died peacefully in her home in Lansing, IL, right across from her church—St. John’s Lansing—where she is survived … Read more

South Suburban College invites community to October 2018 music events

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 20, 2018) – The Music Department of South Suburban College has scheduled the following concerts that are open to the public. All events will be held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center (PAC) on SSC’s Main Campus. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated to … Read more

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck OP takes the mound again at Guaranteed Rate Field

Dominican Sister to throw out ceremonial first pitch this weekend information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (September 19, 2018) – The Chicago White Sox have officially announced they are bringing back Sister Mary Jo Sobieck OP—Theology teacher at Marian Catholic High School—to throw out another first pitch at the Crosstown Cup … Read more

Gov. Rauner cites talent pool, transportation assets as manufacturer draws

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (September 16, 2018) — During last week’s manufacturing trade show—the largest in America—Governor Bruce Rauner told exhibitors that Illinois remains an ideal home for companies that are looking for a highly skilled workforce and a transportation infrastructure that is unmatched in its ability to support … Read more

Illinois Fall Trout Season opens October 20

Fall Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Season opens October 6 at select sites* information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – The 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, October 20, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. The Fall Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Season will be … Read more

Lansing’s Sandra Wagner to direct Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

Performances begin September 21 at South Suburban College information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – Spies, murder, love, suspense, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life at South Suburban College’s Kindig Performing Arts Center. Performances will take place on September 21 and 28, 2018, at 7:30pm, and … Read more

Volunteers assist with disaster preparedness, response, and recovery

IEMA highlights role of volunteers, offers advice information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – As Hurricane Florence bears down on the east coast, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is highlighting ways Illinois residents can volunteer and provide critical assistance when disaster strikes. The agency is also using … Read more