Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Lyons block party a hit

    Lyons block party a hit Annual event filled with food and fun By Steve Metsch Lyons Village trustee Pat Alonzi was taking a well-deserved break Sunday afternoon. She rested on a folding chair during the annual block party she helps hosts every year in the village. “My legs,” she confided, “are killing me.” Alonzi, 81,...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Worth the wait

    Worth the wait Stallions capture La Grange Men’s League title By Steve Metsch Pitching, defense and patience paid off for the Brookfield Stallions baseball team. A complete game by starting pitcher Jon Kleinmeyer and several clutch plays on defense helped the team win its first championship Sunday in the La Grange Men’s Adult Baseball ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    Police in the schools

    Police in the schools Bridgeview approves officer in two schools By Steve Metsch The village of Bridgeview is entering into an intergovernmental agreement with Indian Springs School District 109 to have a police officer assigned to Bridgeview Elementary and Lyle Elementary schools. The officer, called a “school resource officer,” would ...

  • 16 Aug 2019

    National Night Out a success

    National Night Out a success Brookfield police pleased with turnout  By Steve Metsch Brookfield Police Lt. James Burdett was pleased by the large turnout for National Night Out. “It’s nice coming together, the community and police department, (to) foster positive relations. It means a lot to us, the community comes out and supports us. We...

  • 15 Aug 2019

    Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

    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...

  • 15 Aug 2019

    Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

    Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school With the new school year about to get underway, Oak Park Police are preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the many students who walk and bicycle along community streets to and from neighborhood schools. Additional enforcement efforts are planned at key crossings and...

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  • 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...

  • Flames light up the opening of the Wolves Hockey Games at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Chicago Wolves Hockey celebrate Pride Night Oct. 19 New hockey season begins October 5, 2019 The Chicago Wolves are proud to host their first Pride Night at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Allstate Arena. This night celebrates the Chicago area’s LGBTQ+ community while the Wolves take on the Rockford IceHogs. October marks National...

  • Ixodus ricinus Tick, photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Ticks, Tick, health

    Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus Last summer (2018), a Kankakee County resident tested positive for Heartland virus, the first case reported in Illinois. In response to this human case, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) collaborated with the Illinois Natural History Survey Medical Entomology Laboratory (INHS MEL) and Kankakee County Health...

  • Seth Rudetsky and Audra McDonald in Broadway @ Town Hall – Photo by Sachyn Mital

    Steppenwolf Theater hosts benefit with McDonald-Rudertsky concert Sept. 15 Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series and Mark Cortale Present. Audra McDonald in Concert with Seth Rudetsky. A Benefit for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Sunday, September 15 at 5 pm and 7:30 pm Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald reunites with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky direct from their critically acclaimed performances at Town...

  • Billy Craig Frampton logo

    Rock Music Artist Billy Craig Releases brand new single FRAMPTON ATM Records announce music artist Billy Craig’s release of the first single from his brand-new album BEYOND THE PALE. As a tribute to one of his longtime musical influences, the first single off this unique instrumental album is the ultra-mellifluous song “FRAMPTON.” “Peter Frampton is one...