IDOT partners with law enforcement to ensure safe holiday travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state are working together to ensure motorists drive sober and buckle up this holiday season. Beginning December 18 through January 2, more than 150 police and … Read more

Visitor restrictions in place due to flu

Franciscan Hospitals in Northwest Indiana announce safety measures information provided by Franciscan Health NORTHWEST, Ind. (December 2017) – Influenza activity has increased in our Northwest Indiana area. Franciscan Health hospitals in Dyer, Crown Point, Hammond and Munster have instituted visitor restrictions to ensure the safety of the patients, their families, and hospital staff. Visitor restrictions … Read more

Walmart expands in-store pickup, same-day pickup for holiday shoppers

information provided by Walmart LANSING, Ill. (December 8, 2017) – With just weeks left until Christmas and 84 percent of Americans still holiday shopping (according to internal Walmart data as of December 4, 2017), Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, announced “amped up” in-store pickup for the final days leading up to Christmas. An expanded assortment … Read more

Bloom Township now filing Property Tax Appeals

Information provided by Bloom Township Assessor Nora Martinez-Gomez BLOOM TOWNSHIP, Ill. (December 12, 2017) – Bloom Township is now filing Property Tax Appeals with the Cook County Board of Review. Bloom Township Assessor Nora Martinez-Gomez will be filing accepting appeals until January 31, 2018. Bloom Township residents who are interested in filing a property tax … Read more

T. F. South receives grant for Science Department

information provided by T. F. South High School LANSING, Ill. December 13, 2017) – Thornton Fractional South High School has received a $1,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, in conjunction with Ridgeway Petroleum of Lansing, Illinois, to support the school’s Science Department. A representative of Lansing Mobil Services worked with school officials to … Read more

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas accepts online payments

Information provided by the Cook County Treasurer’s Office Chicago, Ill. (December 12, 2017) – Beginning Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas is accepting online prepayments of next year’s First Installment property tax bill. For taxpayers who prefer to pay by mail or in person, Pappas will also enable taxpayers to download and … Read more

Subway® ‘Fresh Forward’ restaurant to open in Lansing

Restaurant re-design will include digital menu boards, new products, a pre-order pick-up area, and other enhancements information provided by Subway® Restaurants LANSING, Ill. (December 13, 2017) – After nearly 30 years, the Subway® Restaurant located in the Landings Shopping Center is relocating across the street to 17050 Torrence Avenue and taking on the “Fresh Forward” … Read more

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