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O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions

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O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions

O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady steps up to recognize the 2020 students whose graduations have been disrupted because of restrictions intended to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. O’Grady, one of the most praised officials in the Orland region, said…

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J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown

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J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown

J. Sterling Morton District 201 Serves Over 50,000 Meals Since Shutdown In an effort to keep children safe from the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Pritzker ordered schools to shut down in-person classes last month. Thankfully, our students have the tools for remote learning already in place as we are a 1:1 district (1:1 refers to one…

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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana & song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas releases an online children’s video called “Me and My Iguana” to give children enjoyment during this frightening coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The video is online at www.MeAndMyIguana.com Chicago, IL — At a time when children may…

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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO Students at Stagg High school in Palos Heights helped to raise funds to benefit Illinois USO Each year the Stagg High School Basketball programs raise funds through its Hoops for Hope free throw competition where individuals sponsor players for each free throw out of 100 attempts. …

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House…

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students The governor’s directive will also provide state financial aid to transgender students. Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid provides qualifying students an opportunity to apply for MAP Grants For the first time in Illinois, eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial…

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