Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Sandoval attends ribbon-cutting for Pace paratransit headquarters

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Sandoval attends ribbon-cutting for Pace paratransit headquarters

Sandoval attends ribbon-cutting for Pace paratransit headquarters State Senator Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago), Chairman of the Illinois Senate’s Transportation Committee, joined several local officials last week to celebrate the completion of Pace’s new Chicago ADA Paratransit headquarters in conjunction with the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Sandoval spoke at the event and took…

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

My ongoing love affair with soda pop Soda pop defines my buying habits. If the cost of soda pop is “comfortable,” I will spend all my money at a store. But, if a store charges too much for soda pop, I will banish that store and defend the honor of my sweet love. It’s unforgivable…

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Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers

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Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers

Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers Mayor Rahm Emanuel, one of the worst mayors to ever sit in the Chicago mayor’s office, is making one last effort to slam taxpayers in suburban Chicagoland to pay for the financial shortfalls and deficits caused by his poor leadership. He wants to jack up the…

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault Lyons Police said they filed Battery charges Dec. 10, 2018 against a Lyft driver who allegedly sexually harassed a 17 year old female passenger in early October after the mother brother the girl in to report the incident to police. A 40 year old…

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New truck for Summit

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New truck for Summit

New truck for Summit Santa due at Summit Park 11 a.m. Saturday By Steve Metsch With a pickup truck that is “literally falling apart,” according to village Trustee Aleco Julius, the Summit Village Board on Monday night voted unanimously to buy a new vehicle. The board voted 5-0 – Trustee Mayra Ortiz was absent –…

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McCook to have special GLo

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McCook to have special GLo

McCook to have special GLo New 76-room hotel planned for 47th Street By Steve Metsch McCook is not only getting a new hotel. It’s getting a hotel that’s part of a stunning new GLo brand promoted by worldwide hotel giant Best Western. The new hotel will be built in the business park on 47th Street,…

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Villa Park Chief of Police Mike Lay announced today that bond has been set for a Villa Park woman accused of sexually abusing two young boys age fourteen and sixteen. Stefanie Litton, 35 (d.o.b….

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Waiting is over for Daly

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Waiting is over for Daly

Waiting is over for Daly Longtime Bridgeview firefighter named chief By Steve Metsch When he was a kid, Michael Daly wanted to be a firefighter. “It’s something that always interested me. I liked how it was challenging and exciting,” he recalled. “I like that you can have an impact on the people around you. It’s…

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

Lyons SD 103 board boots member Shibbaugh, absent since June meetings, removed  By Steve Metsch Coleen Shipbaugh, a member of the Lyons School District 103 since 2015, was booted for failing to attend meetings since June. She was removed by the regional school superintendent who, according to an interim superintendent, has the authority to do…

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America Illinois cities and suburbs barely make this year’s list, but among the safest are Aurora at 13 and Chicago at 133. The Wallet Hub study compares the largest cities in each state based on a range of criteria including number of law enforcement, assaults, hate…

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda The Illinois Tollway Authority, a $1.4 billion government state agency, unveiled an unprecedented reform program to even the playing field and to brighten sunshine on the authority’s business actions. But instead of focusing on the news, the Arlington Heights Daily Herald and even Crains Chicago Business (are they even…

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