Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 04 Dec 2019

    Congressman Lipinski co-sponsors bill to block illegal robocalls

    Congressman Lipinski co-sponsors bill to block illegal robocalls Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) today helped the House pass the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151) to bring much needed relief to Americans from abusive robocall practices. The bipartisan, bicameral bill will now be sent to President Trump for his signature. Last year, ...

  • 04 Dec 2019

    Ald. Quinn Looks to Extend Ban of Airbnb in 13th Ward

    Ald. Quinn Looks to Extend Ban of Airbnb in 13th Ward Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn of the 13th Ward today (Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019) requested the Chicago City Council’s Committee on License and Consumer Protection ban Airbnb and other home-sharing services from the 25th and 36th precincts of the 13th ward, bringing the total number...

  • 04 Dec 2019

    Twentieth Anniversary of Shop with a Cop – December 14, 2019

    Twentieth Anniversary of Shop with a Cop – December 14, 2019 Twenty years ago, a group of Hoffman Estates Police Officers started a project to bring gifts and food to families in need during the Holiday Season. Seeing the faces of these children and their families change from despair to joy, the Officers pledged to...

  • 03 Dec 2019

    Bob Fioretti enters race to oust beleaguered States Attorney Kim Foxx

    Bob Fioretti enters race to oust beleaguered States Attorney Kim Foxx Robert “Bob” Fioretti announced Monday his candidacy to challenge controversy-plagued Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx for the office in the March 17, 2020 Democratic Primary election. Foxx is best known for bending to political favors to drop charges ...

  • 02 Dec 2019

    Mount Carmel wins Class 7A

    Mount Carmel wins Class 7A Defense and running game ruin Nazareth repeat   By Steve Metsch As Mount Carmel Head Coach Jordan Lynch noted Saturday night, “defense wins championships.” Boy, does it ever. The Caravan defense shut down a prolific Nazareth offense that came in averaging 44 points in the playoffs. Mount Carmel held Nazareth...

  • 28 Nov 2019

    NAS Whiting Field Milestone: 35,000th Helicopter Pilot winged

    NAS Whiting Field Milestone: 35,000th Helicopter Pilot winged Northlake Naval Aviator Lt. Robert Woods among recipients of Gold Wings at Whiting Unit and will be reassigned to fly the MH-60R with the Airwolves of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty, Jacksonville, Fla. By Lt. Kaila Millis Naval Air Station Whiting Field Training Air Wing ...

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  • 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,...

  • 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...