Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 18 Feb 2020

    O’Grady proposes using vacant Andrew land for popular Pioneers Football league

    O’Grady proposes using vacant Andrew land for popular Pioneers Football league Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady called on the Village of Orland Park, residents and local leaders to join in supporting a plan to convert land vacated by the Andrew Corporation to be used as fields for the popular Pioneer Football League. O’Grady noted that...

  • 18 Feb 2020

    Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

    Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, a career attorney and certified administrative hearing officer, will lead the Qualifications Challenge Committee tasked with evaluating complaints against the appointment process of state Rep. Eva Dina Delgado. Welch released the following statement Tuesday: “As a ...

  • 13 Feb 2020

    Local pols plan strategy

    Local pols plan strategy WCMC wants fair share of income tax By Steve Metsch Several hundred elected officials gathered Feb. 8 for a breakfast meeting to discuss the West Central Municipal Conference’s legislative priorities for 2020. The group, which includes communities in western Cook County and eastern Du Page County, met at Elmcrest ...

  • 13 Feb 2020

    FedEx coming to Bridgeview

    FedEx coming to Bridgeview Company agrees to deal for 79th and Harlem By Steve Metsch FedEx and Bridgeview have hammered out a deal that will provide the company with needed space along busy Harlem Avenue and get the village a guaranteed income stream. FedEx will acquire 80 acres at the northeast corner of the intersection...

  • 12 Feb 2020

    NIU Huskies to take on BYU at SeatGeek Stadium this Fall

    NIU Huskies to take on BYU at SeatGeek Stadium this Fall 2020 Huskie Chi-Town Showdown Set for Saturday, October 24 at Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium. The Northern Illinois University Huskies will take on the BYU Cougars at SeatGeek Stadium in the 2020 Huskie Chi-Town Showdown on Saturday, October 24, NIU Associate Vice-President and ...

  • 11 Feb 2020

    Chicago Police and Fire Unions endorse Lipinski for re-election

    Chicago Police and Fire Unions endorse Lipinski for re-election In a major boost to his commonsense campaign for re-election, Congressman Dan Lipinski announced today that he has been endorsed by the two largest unions representing Chicago police officers and firefighters. Lipinski, who represents Illinois’ Third Congressional District,  ...

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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,...