Illinois Department of Labor releases top 5 safety violations for Illinois fire departments

information provided by the Illinois Department of Labor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 19, 2019) – Worker safety is the primary mission of the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a division of the Illinois Department of Labor. Documenting dangers is one way to avoid them in the future. With that in mind, Illinois OSHA released … Read more

Gov. Pritzker, lawmakers push legislation to lower insulin costs in Illinois

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (October 15, 2019) — Governor JB Pritzker joined state lawmakers to push legislation to lower insulin costs in Illinois, which have skyrocketed in recent years. “Diabetes affects people from all walks of life, but as prices have skyrocketed, more and more insulin users have been … Read more

Team Phenomenal

Lansing Voices Thoughtful comments submitted by Elvis Slaughter Since joining our great Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 one year ago, Dr. Teresa Lance and her phenomenal team have raised the bar by adding: More AP courses An early warning system to provide early and frequent intervention for students Restorative Justice Practices Naviance Tyler … Read more

Theatre at the Center announces cast for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (October 18, 2019) – Theatre at the Center (TATC) Artistic Director Linda Fortunato has cast Matt Edmonds as Bob, Justin Brill as Phil, Casiena Raether as Judy, Erica Stephan as Betty, and Neil Friedman as General Waverly in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, a musical based on Paramount … Read more

Illinois EPA launches annual environmental education competition for fifth- and sixth-grade students

Agency encourages youth creativity and involvement information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 17, 2019) – Fifth- and sixth-grade writers and artists from around Illinois are invited to compete in this year’s Poster, Poetry and Prose Contest sponsored by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This year’s contest theme is “Algae: … Read more