Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 19 Jun 2018

    New treasurer appointed to Lyons School District

    Lyons Township Trustees of Schools Appoints New Treasurer On June 11, 2018, the Lyons Township School of Trustees appointed Kenneth T. Getty for the Lyons Township School Treasurer position beginning July 1, 2018. The Lyons Township Trustees of Schools have been ...

  • 19 Jun 2018

    Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics

    Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics Eight Bremen High School District 228 students competed in the Illinois Special Olympics at Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal this past weekend. Bremen High School District 228 ...

  • 18 Jun 2018

    Children under 18 can get free meals through state program

    Children under 18 can get free meals through state program The Illinois State Board of Education promotes the “Summer Food Service Program” (SFSP) to provide healthy meals and snacks to Children. Families can find sites by texting “Foodil” to ...

  • 18 Jun 2018

    Amtrak offers lactation suites for nursing mothers

    Amtrak offers lactation suites for nursing mothers Amtrak Opens Mamava Lactation Suite at Chicago Union Station; New option for moms at Midwest’s busiest rail hub Amtrak is proud to introduce a lactation suite to accommodate nursing mothers at its Chicago Union Station ...

  • 18 Jun 2018

    Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book

    Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book Videographer Steve Neuhaus interviews first-time author Aaron Hanania, 17, discusses his new book “The King’s Pawn”, why he wrote it, what it is about, and some of the key aspects of the ...

  • 16 Jun 2018

    Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

    Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home An alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke and fire outside a neighbor’s home on Jillian Road in Orland Park on Friday (June 15, 2018) evening. The neighbor called 911 at 6 pm reporting seeing smoke and a ...

  • 15 Jun 2018

    Lipinski hosts 3 events, Town Hall Meeting, Veterans Fair and Senior Fairs

    Lipinski hosts 3 events, Town Hall Meeting, Veterans Fair and Senior Fairs Over the next few weeks, Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting, a Veterans Fair, and two Senior Fairs in the Third Congressional District. At the Town Hall Meeting, ...

  • 14 Jun 2018

    Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans

    Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans The Midwest High Speed Rail Association issue the following statement regarding Chicago plans to build a high speed rail connecting Chicago’s Loop with O’Hare Airport: Today, the City of ...

  • 14 Jun 2018

    Countryside concerts return

    Countryside concerts return Free music fills Thursday nights this summer  By Steve Metsch Billed as a “Passport Through Countryside,” the City of Countryside again presenting its annual Summer Concert Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 2. Each week has a different ...

  • 13 Jun 2018

    Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park

    Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park Resident made “ultimate sacrifice” in Vietnam in ’69 By Steve Metsch John Rigo never met Mark Muehe, but they have the Vietnam War in common. Both served there in the Army. And the heart of Rigo, a Vietnam veteran who ...

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  • United Auto Workers (UAW) volunteers help the mayor of Sauk Village provide support to residents in need. Photo courtesy of Sauk Village

    UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers The United Auto Works Ford Community Service Ramp Building Team and Bloom Township Disabled Services joined forces in Sauk Village at the home of Susan and Gerald Cook to build an access ramp for Gerald. Gerald Cook suffered a brain aneurysm which left him wheelchair bound.  Prior...

  • Underground transit tunnel. Photo courtesy of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association.

    Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans The Midwest High Speed Rail Association issue the following statement regarding Chicago plans to build a high speed rail connecting Chicago’s Loop with O’Hare Airport: Today, the City of Chicago announced that it has chosen Elon Musk’s Boring Company to construct and maintain an express link between downtown...

  • $17 million invested in Sauk Village announced Mayor Derrick Burgess is very pleased to hear that SET Enterprises in Sauk Village announced that they will be the very first in North America to have a Laser blanking line.  SET provides stamped parts for Ford Motor Company and has been in business in Sauk Village for...

  • Illinois Senator Tom Rooney, Arlington Heights, Illinois

    Senator Tom Rooney to upcoming town hall events in Arlington Heights June 19, 21 WHO:          State Senator Tom Rooney (R-Rolling Meadows) – District 27 WHAT:        Senator Rooney will host a FREE town hall event. WHEN:        Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7pm WHERE:      Arlington Heights Village Hall 33 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Senator Tom Rooney...

  • State Senator Chris Nybo, Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 24th District since 2014 after his predecessor, Kirk Dillard, resigned to take up a position as head of the RTA.

    Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law ELMHURST — As more sexual harassment allegations surface in the Statehouse, State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) cosponsored an initiative to help eliminate bias in the handling of legislative ethics complaints and give victims the confidence to step forward. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the...