South Suburban College seeks to diversify IDOT construction projects

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Free Highway Construction Careers training program offered in February information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 12, 2018) – South Suburban College will offer a free Highway Construction Careers Training Program this spring at their Oak Forest campus. Orientation and Assessment Testing is scheduled for January 30–February 1 at the Oak Forest … Read more

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Nora Martinez-Gomez sworn in as Bloom Township Assessor

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CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 12, 2018) – On Tuesday, January 9, Nora Martinez-Gomez was sworn in as Bloom Township’s Assessor. Martinez-Gomez had been serving as Assessor since 2014, when she was appointed to fill a vacancy. Bloom Township is currently open for property tax appeals until January 31, 2018. The Township is headquartered at 425 … Read more

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Citizens welcomed to Citizens Police Academy

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 11, 2018) – Lansing residents who applied for enrollment in the upcoming Citizens Police Academy were informed today of their application status. The acceptance letter from Lt. Scott Bailey opened with, “You have been chosen to be one of the people to attend the Village of Lansing Citizen’s Police … Read more

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MLK Day of Service highlights volunteer activities in Illinois

information provided by the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 11, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed January 15, 2018, as Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in the State of Illinois. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) encourages people across Illinois to … Read more

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Illinois EPA completes used tire removals in Chicago region

Nearly 600 tons of tires collected in December information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 3, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the completion of used tire removal actions in five counties in the Chicago region. The used tire removal actions are part of the Agency’s efforts to assist … Read more

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Columnist and Cookbook Author Phil Potempa returns to Theatre at the Center

Sunday, February 4, will feature From the Farm recipes for Valentine’s Day information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 11, 2018) – Columnist and Published Cookbook Author Phil Potempa recreates on stage the charm and traditions of the family farm kitchen he writes about each week in his popular “From the Farm” newspaper … Read more

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Curtis Granderson holds winter baseball camp in Lynwood, Illinois

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by Carrie Steinweg LYNWOOD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Major League outfielder and Lynwood native Curtis Granderson spent last Sunday morning at the Southland Center in Lynwood with 175 kids. They were there to work on baseball fundamentals at the indoor winter baseball clinic administered through Granderson’s Grand Kids Foundation. It’s the 11th year he’s … Read more

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Theatre at the Center announces the cast of Steel Magnolias

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information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 5, 2018) – Cory Goodrich in the role of M’Lynn, Landree Fleming as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy lead the cast of Theatre at the Center’s Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee, and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle. Previews begin February … Read more

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Bloom Township offers Property Tax Assessment Appeal workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 6:00pm information provided by the Cook County Board of Review CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding a property tax assessment appeal seminar, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Chicago Heights Recreational Center for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2017 property … Read more

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Illinois EPA makes vehicle recall awareness more convenient

‘Check To Protect’ information available at vehicle emissions testing facilities information provided by Illinois Environmental Protection Agency CHICAGO, Ill. (January 5, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the Illinois EPA is partnering with the National Safety Council to inform drivers about the importance of checking their vehicle’s recall status and scheduling a free … Read more

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