Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 15 Feb 2019

    Photo, Military Profile: Chicagoan aboard the USS Sergipo Gonzalez

    Photo, Military Profile: Chicagoan aboard the USS Sergipo Gonzalez Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Sergio Medina, from Chicago, Ill., sends signals to the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) aboard the Arleigh Burke-class ...

  • 15 Feb 2019

    Pritzker names Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head Veterans Affairs

    Pritzker names Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head Veterans Affairs Governor JB Pritzker announced a new appointment to lead the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, nominating Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head the agency. “The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs has ...

  • 14 Feb 2019

    Orland Trustee Carole Ruzich hosts self-defense program for women

    Orland Trustee Carole Ruzich hosts self-defense program for women Orland Park Trustee Carole Griffin Ruzich will co-host with One Light Self-Defense a free self-defense workshop for women and girls. The program is free and will address “self-defense, distraction and ...

  • 14 Feb 2019

    Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas

    Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas Photo news Richton Park Village Manager Regan Stockstel, Facility Supervisor Geneen Robinson-Smith & Mayor Rick Reinbold were on hand when members of ComEd’s External Affairs Team Michael Fountian, ...

  • 14 Feb 2019

    Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison endorses Dr. Willie Wilson for Chicago Mayor

    Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison endorses Dr. Willie Wilson for Chicago Mayor Cook County Republican Party Chairman Sean M. Morrison has announced his endorsement of Dr. Willie Wilson for Mayor of Chicago in the upcoming February 26, 2019 municipal election. ...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring

    Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring In 2018 Nitro Circus launched its all new You Got This show, performing in some of the world’s most famous arenas and wowed crowds all across the globe. Now the ...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

    Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer New Muslim Political Organization makes its first endorsements in Chicago City-Wide Elections: Ameya Pawar for City Treasurer and Anna Valencia for City Clerk. The Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition also ...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill

    Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill Infrastructure investment will fix crumbling facilities and spur local economy while preventing cuts to conservation and education programs As negotiations over the state’s first major capital ...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center

    Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rusty Pang An Orland Park, Illinois, ...

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

    Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 ...

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  • Road construction concrete pavement worker. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Illinois Tollway to host Construction Event for potential bidders Illinois Tollway to host construction event for firms interested in bidding on the mile long bridge project. February 14 pre-bid meeting and networking event scheduled for work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) The Illinois Tollway will host a pre-bid meeting and construction networking event on...

  • “Burr Ridge Village Center - Burr Ridge, IL. Recently acquired by a joint venture of IL based Edwards Realty Company and Core Acquisitions”

    Joint Venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase Orland Park, IL/Feb. 4, 2019 – Edwards Realty Company, which owns several popular outdoor lifestyle and mixed-use centers, and Core Acquisitions, which has a successful track record of acquiring and repositioning commercial real estate assets in the retail, office, industrial and multi-family property sectors, have...

  • Electrical power lines. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Service Restored to ComEd Customers Impacted by Polar Vortex ComEd restores service to 61,000 customers within first 24 hours ComEd crews and contractors restored electrical service this week to 64,000 customers affected by the polar vortex that plunged the temperature to negative 23 degrees, the second coldest in recorded history for the Chicago area. Power...

  • 13th Ward Democratic Committeeman Michael J. Madigan and 13th Ward And. Marty Quinn. Photo courtesy of Madigan-Quinn website

    Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal  Ald. Marty Quinn today reminded seniors in the 13th Ward to call his office for help with snow and ice removal. In light of this week’s extreme weather conditions and more snow predicted for tomorrow, Quinn wants people to be sure they have...

  • Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    Legislative leaders release report on sexual harassment Legislative leaders release statements detailing steps to be taken in response to allegations of sexual harassment. Statements released by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, former legislator Barbara Flynn Curry, and Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, the chair and the minority spokesperson of the 100th General Assembly’s Illinois House Task Force on...