Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Amtrak offers lactation suites for nursing mothers

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Amtrak offers lactation suites for nursing mothers

Amtrak offers lactation suites for nursing mothers Amtrak Opens Mamava Lactation Suite at Chicago Union Station; New option for moms at Midwest’s busiest rail hub Amtrak is proud to introduce a lactation suite to accommodate nursing mothers at its Chicago Union Station on Monday, June 18. This is one of five major Amtrak stations to have…

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UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers

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UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers

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…

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Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans

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Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans

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…

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

$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…

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Free concerts in Brookfield

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Free concerts in Brookfield

Free concerts in Brookfield BritBeat kicks off series Friday evening By Steve Metsch Starting this Friday, the village of Brookfield will offer a summer of free music in the band shell at Kiwanis Park, 8820 Brookfield Ave. Each concert runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If you’re going, bring a lawn chair or blanket. A…

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Countryside concerts return

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Countryside concerts return

Countryside concerts return Free music fills Thursday nights this summer  By Steve Metsch Billed as a “Passport Through Countryside,” the City of Countryside again presenting its annual Summer Concert Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 2. Each week has a different country for a theme. The series started on June 7 with Rosie & The…

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Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park

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Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park

Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park Resident made “ultimate sacrifice” in Vietnam in ’69 By Steve Metsch John Rigo never met Mark Muehe, but they have the Vietnam War in common. Both served there in the Army. And the heart of Rigo, a Vietnam veteran who survived, goes out to the family of Muehe, a veteran who…

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Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition

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Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition

Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition Bremen High School District 228 Saves Students More Than $300,000 In Tuition Through Career Readiness Programs Bremen High School District 228 students earned 2,601 college credits through its 2018 Career Readiness Programs, saving students approximately $377,145 in free tuition. 17 classes were available for…

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Bond Set at $750,000 for Glendale Heights Man in Stratford Square Mall shooting

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Bond Set at $750,000 for Glendale Heights Man in Stratford Square Mall shooting

Bond Set at $750,000 for Glendale Heights Man in Stratford Square Mall shooting DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Bloomingdale Director of Public Safety Frank Giammarese announced today that bond has been set for a Glendale Heights man accused of shooting a loss prevention officer at the Burlington Coat Factory store at Stratford Square…

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Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law

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Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law

Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law ELMHURST — As more sexual harassment allegations surface in the Statehouse, State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) cosponsored an initiative to help eliminate bias in the handling of legislative ethics complaints and give victims the confidence to step forward. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the…

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens Arcadio Delgado, The Town of Cicero Director of Citizenship, introduced some of the more than 270 immigrants who became citizens of the United States this year as a result of the Citizenship Committee’s work, guidance and education programs during the regular meeting of the Town of Cicero…

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine

Cheap Trick, Poison shine “Nothin’ But A Good Time” tour is just that  By Steve Metsch After an entertaining nine-song set by Pop Evil, a fan wearing a “Hall & Oates 2018” T-shirt asked me – maybe it was my Cheap Trick T-shirt? – why the band from Rockford would open for Poison. The pairing,…

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