Free STEM program offered this summer

Law & Civics, Reading & Writing Institute (LCRWI) partners with Thornton Township information provided by Thornton Township RIVERDALE, Ill. (June 16, 2019) – Residents from all 17 Thornton Township municipalities are invited to participate in a new community STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program this summer. Residents with children ages 8 months to 6 … Read more

South Suburban College offers TruVision Productions class

Non-credit summer class begins June 24, 2019 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 14, 2019) – The South Suburban College Office of Continuing Education is now offering a TruVision Productions class. The six-week summer session runs from June 24–August 1, 2019, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:00am–1:00pm, for a total of … Read more

Sand Ridge Nature Center to host Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 15 event to include history displays, interactive hikes information provided by Sand Ridge Nature Center SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 13, 2019) – Sand Ridge Nature Center invites the public to celebrate family, freedom, and country during the annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15. “Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, or … Read more

Dominique Harness seeks to ‘create, empower, and motivate’ girls of all ages

by Katie Arvia CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 1, 2019) – Create, empower, and motivate: these are three principles that D. Vine Boutique strives to instill in girls of all ages. The organization, created by Dominique Harness, works to build self-esteem and inspire young girls to be the best versions of themselves. Harness saw the need … Read more

Graduating class travels to Visible Music College commencement ceremony

Memphis, Tennessee, hosts 4 Lansing grads and 15 Memphis grads at 19th Visible commencement by Melanie Jongsma MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 26, 2019) – The Lansing campus of Visible Music College is a satellite of the school’s main campus in Memphis, Tennessee. The 2016 class was the first to graduate from the Lansing campus, and representatives … Read more

South Suburban College instructor Gerald Griffith receives Red Tulip Award

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 24, 2019) – Members of the Village of South Holland Education Commission visited South Suburban College’s May Meeting of the Board of Trustees to make a special award presentation to longtime college Biology instructor Gerald (G.A.) Griffith. “The Red Tulip Award is presented annually to … Read more

Marian Catholic High School hosts Special Olympics Young Athletes


Over 150 participate in sports event information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 21, 2019) – On May 15, 2019, Marian Catholic High School was host for the Region E Culminating Event for the Young Athletes of Special Olympics. Over 150 athletes aged 2–7, from Cook, Will, and Grundy Counties, took … Read more

Today is Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 21, 2019) – Gov. JB Pritzker declared Tuesday, May 21, as Crossing Guard Appreciation Day in Illinois to honor the men and women who help ensure the safety of students throughout Illinois as they walk and bike to school. “Crossing guards are an integral … Read more