Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 16 Jan 2020

    Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

    Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House...

  • 14 Jan 2020

    Darwish launches TV campaign Ads

    Darwish launches TV campaign Ads Democratic Candidate Darwish Says America Needs Choice on Healthcare, Supports Medicare for All Who Want It Rush Darwish, candidate for the House of Representatives (IL-03), released his first TV campaign Ad on Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020, entitled “Your healthcare, your choice.” A humanitarian, not a politician, ...

  • 12 Jan 2020

    Poise pays off

    Poise pays off Lyons boys rally at hostile Hinsdale Central  By Steve Metsch When playing in a hostile environment – with pre-game jeers by Hinsdale Central students that would make their grandmothers blush – it’s important for a team to prepare mentally. That’s why Lyons Township senior Grant Niego, who’s played there before, reminded his...

  • 08 Jan 2020

    Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County

    Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County Palestinian American lawyer Rouhy Shalabi was named as an Associate Judge to the Cook County Circuit Court and was sworn in to the post on Monday Jan. 6, 2020. He is the first Palestinian Judge and joins several Arab Americans who have served on the bench including...

  • 07 Jan 2020

    Mike Bloomberg in Illinois this week announcing jobs initiative

    Mike Bloomberg in Illinois this week announcing jobs initiative Mike Bloomberg will visit Illinois, Minnesota, and Ohio to announce his jobs and income growth agenda ahead of the March 17, 2020 Democratic Primary. Bloomberg the former New York Mayor and owner of Bloomberg News, is a Democratic candidate seeking to unseat the controversy ...

  • 07 Jan 2020

    Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

    Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials Lipinski Campaign Announces Sweeping Endorsements from Municipal Leaders Across Third Congressional District. Endorsements span nearly every municipality in the 3rd Congressional District Building on his reputation as a problem solver who gets things done for the ...

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  • Lakelabnd Florida Call Center courtesy of Wikipedia

    Alorica fires Wisconsin workers and hires 9,000 workers in the Philipines Press release: Alorica to Close Green Bay Call Center and Lay Off 143 Wisconsin Workers After Announcing 9,000 New Hires in the Philippines. Call center layoffs of American workers replaced by foreign hires Washington, D.C. – Customer service outsourcing vendor Alorica announced this week...

  • More than 44 businesses attended the launch meeting of the new Cicero Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2019.

    Press Release: Cicero Chamber of Commerces Launches new chapter More than 44 businesses, and 20 leaders from the Town of Cicero and community groups launched the new Cicero Chamber of Commerce during a dinner meeting at Langostinos Restaurant on Laramie Avenue in Cicero on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The effort was led by Town President...

  • Romaine Lettuce. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    E. Coli Outbreak Possibly Linked to Romaine Lettuce Do not buy or eat romaine lettuce from the Salinas growing region The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), as well as public...

  • J.B. Pritzker from his campaign Facebook Page at UFCW union endorsement.

    Gov. Pritzker Statement on Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after both chambers of the General Assembly passed legislation to cap insulin costs for Illinois families. “Skyrocketing prescription drug prices are an enormous burden for too many Illinois families, and this legislation will significantly lower out-of-pocket...

  • Young fisherman catches a decent size Perch at Candlewick Lake in Northern Illinois

    Forest Preserves of Cook County Prepares for Fall 2019 Trout Fishing Season Nearly 7,500 pounds of fish will be added to trout fishing lakes The 2019 fall inland trout fishing season opens on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Forest Preserves of Cook County trout fishing lakes: Axehead Lake and Belleau Lake in Park Ridge, Busse...

  • Abe Matthew, candidate for Congress int he 3rd District

    Matthew urges impeachment inquiry into Trump Abe Matthew (D-Ill.), candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District (D-Lipinski), issued the following statement regarding impeachment of President Trump and the recent events surrounding the Ukraine: “The public reports of the President’s call with a foreign leader indicate that a whistleblower has raised serious concern about the...

  • More than 30,000 people attended the four-day Mexican Independence Day celebration hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cic bro, held from Thursday thur Sunday, Sept. 12 - 15, 2019. More than 30,000 people attended the festival and viewed the two hour long parade which featured more than 30 floats. Photo courtesy of the Town of Cicero

    Cicero celebrates Mexican Independence Day Parade By Alejandra Herrera President Larry Dominick, the Cicero Board of Trustees together with The Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, CMCC, hosted the annual Mexican Independence Day Parade. The parade took place Sunday, September 15th, starting at Cermak and Austin. As early as 11:30am all the floats and participants were ready...

  • Graphic depicting fires savaging the Amazon forests, designed by Extinction Rebellion Chicago

    Chicagoland activists fight Amazon fires in Brazil Local members of the climate emergency group, Extinction Rebellion, and allied groups  Greenpeace, Rising Tide, Indivisible, as well as concerned individuals gathered for a protest outside the Brazilian Consulate to express and demonstrate solidarity with the indigenous  people being adversely affected by the fires being set by farmers,...