Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Activists Vow to Continue Fight Against Illinois Voter Suppression

    Activists Vow to Continue Fight Against Illinois Voter Suppression Governor’s Veto Yet Another Reminder: Elections Matter Attention is now focused on the November elections and future legislation to secure elections and fight voter suppression, after Governor Rauner’s ...

  • 16 Jul 2018

    McCarthy Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting

    McCarthy Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting Former Chicago Police Superintendent and Candidate for Mayor of Chicago Garry McCarthy issued this statement on rising violence in the City of Chicago: “These kinds of shooting incidents are a tragedy. As a city, we ...

  • 13 Jul 2018

    Cicero hosts day of prayer to fight street gangs

    Cicero hosts Day of Prayer to fight street gangs This is the 7th year of what has become an annual summer tradition for this “Day of Prayer in Cicero” which has helped bring the community together and succeed in overcoming the violence of street gangs. Local ...

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Beware of Bats and rabies, found in Illinois

    Beware Of Bats And Exposure To Rabies in Illinois 17 bats tested positive for rabies As bats become more active, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people to beware of potentially rabid bats and other animals.  So far this year, 17 bats have ...

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Chicago Cultural Alliance offers wide range of ethnic programs

    Chicago Cultural Alliance offers wide range of ethnic programs As usual, we have a ton of events for you to enjoy all around Chicago. Our online event listing is chock full of events hand picked just for you, including exhibitions, concerts, film screenings, workshops, ...

  • 07 Jul 2018

    Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel

    Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel Orland Park High school junior Aaron Hanania published his first SciFi novel this month, a tale involving a science experiment that has gone wrong. Hanania, 17, said he was inspired to write the book because of his ...

  • 05 Jul 2018

    Lyons Ditches Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission For McCook Water Service

    Lyons Ditches Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission For McCook Water Service By Steve Metsch In a move aimed at cutting costs, Lyons is switching its water allegiance to McCook. Lyons had been part of the Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission to McCook for ...

  • 05 Jul 2018

    More than hot dogs

    More than hot dogs “Top Chef” ups food ante at Toyota Park By Steve Metsch If you get hungry at Toyota Park while attending a Chicago Fire game, there’s now more than hot dogs or nachos to choose from. The makers of “Top Chef,” a TV series on Bravo ...

  • 01 Jul 2018

    Cicero President recognized for fight against street gangs

    Cicero President recognized for fight against street gangs Town President Larry Dominick was honored Wednesday (June 20, 2018) by the Illinois Crime Commission and the Police Athletic League for his support of athletic and youth programs in the Town of Cicero that give ...

  • 28 Jun 2018

    Oak Lawn Library offers summer programs

    Oak Lawn Library offers summer programs LEAP: Lunch, Explore and Play Many kids rely on meals they receive from school during the academic year, but they lose that reliable source of food during the summer months. That’s why the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond ...

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  • NBC UNIVERSAL LOGOS -- Pictured: CNBC Color Logo -- NBC Universal Photo

    Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study CNBC Special Correspondent Scott Cohn Revealed America’s Top Five States for Business Today on CNBC CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today unveiled the results of its twelfth annual list of America’s Top States for Business with Texas taking the number one position.  The Lone Star...

  • Tamima Farooqui wins state award. Photo courtesy of Moraine Valley Community College

    Awards presented to Moraine Valley Community College students Moraine Valley student-athletes honored with NJCAA and Skyway conference academic awards Moraine Valley Community College student-athletes not only demonstrated their athletic skills this season, but also their intelligence in the classroom. Among nearly 60,000 student-athletes who compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), 28 Moraine...

  • 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...