Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 18 May 2021

    Smith named principal at Carl Sandburg High school District 230

    Smith named principal at Carl Sandburg High school District 230 The High School District 230 School Board unanimously approved the hiring of Dr. Derrick Smith as Principal of Sandburg High School beginning on July 1, 2021. “The School Board looks forward to seeing Dr. Smith’s passion for student achievement and connection shine in his new...

  • 18 May 2021

    Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

    Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy In the South Loop It Takes A Village Family of Schools, in partnership with The Rana-Reagan Pharmacy, UI Health, Miles Square Health Center, and IMPACT, is hosting a community covid-19 vaccination clinic this Friday, May 21st from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The ...

  • 17 May 2021

    Palos Township swears in new board

    Palos Township swears in new board The Palos Township board swore in new members on Monday May 17, 2021, in a move to turn away from controversy and the ineffective and disruptive protestors who stymied much of the board’s efforts to support the community. The newly sworn-in officials included: Colleen Grant Schumann, Supervisor / Chairman...

  • 17 May 2021

    Paramount Theater resumes live performance August 18, 2021

    Paramount Theater resumes live performance August 18, 2021 First live performance will be the performance “Kiny Boots” Nearly 14 months after dimming its lights, Aurora’s Paramount Theatre announced today it plans to welcome audiences back for live performances in August with Chicago’s first regional production of Kinky Boots. ...

  • 15 May 2021

    Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

    Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas presents her new informational brochure in Arabic with community leaders on Sunday morning May 16 at Nikos Banquets. In expanding her ethnic and heritage reach out to the community, Pappas also named Nijem to serve as an ...

  • 13 May 2021

    Wolves capture another division title

    Wolves capture another division title Chicago clinches Central led by Cotton’s hat trick and Warm’s shutout First-year forward David Cotton recorded his first hat trick and rookie goaltender Beck Warm stopped 35 shots as the Chicago Wolves clinched their fourth division title in five years with a 7-0 victory over the Grand Rapids ...

  • 13 May 2021

    Bad inning adds up

    Bad inning adds up Red Devils’ five in fifth spells doom for Lyons softball  By Steve Metsch When a team scores five runs in one inning without getting the softball out of the infield, it does not bode well for the opponent. Such was the case when Hinsdale Central scored five times in the top...

  • 11 May 2021

    Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview

    Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas joins the Arab American Democratic Club (AADCIL.org) Samir Khalil and Sonia Khalil, and the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACCUSA.org) Hassan Nijem on Sunday May 16 10 AM to 1 PM at Nikko’s Banquet Hall at 7600 S. Harlem Avenue. Pappas will unveil...

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  • Chicago Wolves courtesy of the Chicago Wolves

    Ross, Chicago Wolves earn rollercoaster win in Rockford Chicago rallies from two deficits to extend winning streak to four games Rookie forward Jamieson Rees’ third-period goal erased the game’s fourth and final tie as the Chicago Wolves claimed a 5-4 victory over the host Rockford IceHogs Sunday afternoon. Rees produced the Wolves’ final two goals...

  • Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas honors Arab American Heritage Month with Samir Khalil (left), president of the Arab American Democratic Club, and Hassan Nijem, president of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas.

    Pappas commemorates Arab American Heritage Month By Ray Hanania Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Tuesday saluted two leaders of the Arab American community in conjunction with the celebration this April of Arab American Heritage Month. Pappas presented Certificates of Excellence to Samir Khalil, a businessman and founder of the Arab American Democratic Club, and...

  • Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich appears in a commercial endorsing the Orland Residents for Responsible Government (ORRG) slate challenging Orland Township Supervisor Paul O'Grady. Photo from video

    Orland Township Republicans should reject the “Not Really” Republicans on April 6 Orland Township Republican Committeewoman Elizabeth “Liz” Gorman slams Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau for endorsing controversial slate of fake Republicans in the April 6 election. The slate includes one candidate who had an outstanding  arrest warrant and another who claims to be a...

  • Goodman Theater in Chicago, Photo courtesy of the Goodman Theater

    Casting announced for “Future Labs” reading of Layalina at Goodman Theater Casting announced for the January 30, “Future Labs” reading of Layalina by Martin Yousif Zebari, directed by Azar Kazemi. The Goodman’s first streaming effort of 2021 is near capacity Goodman Theatre announces the full cast for the FREE live reading of Layalina, January 30...

  • Fire Truck, Fire District. Photo courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District

    Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime....

  • 3rd Congressional District Congresswoman Marie Newman

    Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong...

  • Democratic endorsed candidate Marie Newman at rally Sept. 4, 2020 hosted by the American Arab Chamber of Commerce and American Palestine Club. Photo courtesy of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce

    Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak...

  • Goodman Theater in Chicago, Photo courtesy of the Goodman Theater

    Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater GHOST GUN BY OLIVIA RIDLEY MAKES ITS DIGITAL PREMIERE AS PART OF “#ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE,” SHORT PLAY COMPETITION FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, DECEMBER 14 – 20 ON BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM. RIDLEY JOINS PULITZER PRIZE NOMINEE DAEL ORLANDER SMITH, TONY AWARD WINNER DAVID HENRY HWANG...