Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 12 Nov 2019

    Matthew withdraws from 3rd Congressional race, endorses Newman

    Matthew withdraws from 3rd Congressional race, endorses Newman By Ray Hanania Abe Matthew will announce today that he will withdraw from the 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary race and endorse Marie Newman, pressure is mounting on another candidate to withdraw, Rush Darwish. Matthew will hold a press conference with Newman this ...

  • 11 Nov 2019

    O’Grady slams Pekau over homeless shelter

    O’Grady slams Pekau over homeless shelter By Ray Hanania Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady criticized Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau Monday over the mayor’s refusal to permit Hope Covenant Church to operate a one-day each week shelter for homeless. O’Grady, who oversees Township services that assist families and individuals in need as ...

  • 11 Nov 2019

    Strongs’ four TDs lead Nazareth

    Strongs’ four TDs lead Nazareth Defense silences Thornton in second half, 49-21 By Steve Metsch Nazareth needed four touchdowns from senior running back Derrick Strongs, Jr., – and one momentum changing sack – to silence an inspired Thornton team Saturday. Host Nazareth (11-0) won the Class 7A second-round playoff game, ...

  • 07 Nov 2019

    Wall of Honor at LT High

    Wall of Honor at LT High Interactive display of veterans debuts Monday By Steve Metsch On Veterans Day, those who served our nation will get special recognition at events around the area. One of those events Monday will bear even more significance. A new Wall of Honor will be unveiled near the student cafeteria at...

  • 07 Nov 2019

    Wolves end five-game road trip overwhelming Iowa Wild

    Wolves end five-game road trip overwhelming Iowa Wild The Chicago Wolves wrapped up their five-game road trip with a 3-0 victory over the division-leading Iowa Wild on Thursday morning at Wells Fargo Arena. Garret Sparks earned his second shutout in as many starts for the Wolves (7-5-1-0) as he rejected all 35 shots he faced....

  • 07 Nov 2019

    Lipinski leads effort to memorialize victims of Communism

    Lipinski leads effort to memorialize victims of Communism Lipinski and Other Co-Chairs of Congressional Victims of Communism Caucus Introduce Resolution Designating Nov. 7 as Victims of Communism Memorial Day U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), along with Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), today introduced a resolution to ...

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  • 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,...

  • Geja's Cafe, Fondue specialities

    Geja’s Café Debuts Giro d’Italia – A Tour of Italy Wine Festival A three-month wine festival that features 18 carefully selected wines from 17 wine regions of Italy for a full-bodied experience all can enjoy Chicago’s oldest wine bar, Geja’s Café, perfectly nestled at 340 W. Armitage Ave, is welcoming the upcoming fall season with...

  • Charter Fitness exercise equipment

    Charter Fitness goes “All Access” raises fees We are proud to announce that we now offer 24 hour access to our Orland Park location with select plans. In addition, we now offer four different memberships to accommodate when you want to workout, where you want to workout and if you want professional guidance during your...

  • Typical Suburban street view. Courtesy of Wikipedia

    Chicago home values rank among lowest in nation Chicago ranks among the worst in terms of owning a home among 300 cities across the country, and among the worst in the top 64 largest cities in the country. A new study by WalletHub compares the health of the real estate market in 300 cities and...

  • Casino slot machine screen onboard Carnival Cfruise Line 2018

    Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa Quad Cities (August 15, 2019) – Starting at noon on August 15, 2019, sports betting is now legal in Iowa, including on mobile devices that have a registered account.  The two Iowa casinos in the Quad Cities are ready for people to start wagering. Both...