Posts Tagged “Chicagoland”

Two Major Chicagoland Construction Groups Merge

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Two Major Chicagoland Construction Groups Merge

Two Major Chicagoland Construction Groups Merge Tuhowski III: “We will be using our combined resources and strength to help our members and better the industry.” Two of the largest Chicagoland general contractor’s associations announced this week the two have merged effective January 1, 2018 to become the Chicagoland Associated General Contractors (CAGC). The former Builders…

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War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman

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War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman

War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman Congressman Dan Lipinski is facing a stiff challenge from popular newcomer Marie Newman in the March 20, 2018 Democratic primary for the 3rd Congressional District. Both candidates released lists of endorsements on Wednesday with Lipinski receiving support from 30 mayors in the district and Newman receiving the…

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Flanagan’s Wake returns to Chicago at new location

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Flanagan’s Wake returns to Chicago at new location

Flanagan’s Wake returns to Chicago at new location Chicago Theater Works adds second production to venue line-up CHICAGO – The producers behind Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding are pleased to announce the long-running improv/comedy, Flanagan’s Wake, will return to Chicago Saturday, September 23 through Thursday, November 9.  Flanagan’s Wake, which has played in the Chicagoland area…

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ISO awards Orland Fire District with highest safety rating

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ISO awards Orland Fire District with highest safety rating

ISO awards Orland Fire District with highest safety rating New elevated ranking will help reduce insurance costs for district residents The Insurance Services Office (ISO) has raised the rating for the Orland Fire Protection District from Class 2 to Class 1, the highest evaluation rating which assesses the response effectiveness of fire departments around the…

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Chicagoland auto dealers raise $147,000 for USO

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Chicagoland auto dealers raise $147,000 for USO

Chicagoland auto dealers raise $147,000 for USO Record One-hundred Chicagoland New-car Dealers Raise $147,000 for the USO of Illinois in Fifth-annual Barbecue for the Troops Program. 2018 USO Barbecue for the Troops Date Announced: Sat., July 14 The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), Chicagoland’s new-car dealer association, partnered with the USO of Illinois for the fifth…

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Chicagoland among top 10 to be bugged by bugs

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Chicagoland among top 10 to be bugged by bugs

Chicagoland among top 10 to be bugged by bugs These U.S. Cities Will Be Buzzing This Summer. TruGreen Compiles First Annual List of American Cities Most Bothered by Bugs; Survey Finds Americans in the Northeast are More Worried Than Those In Other Regions About Ticks Ruining Their Time Outside This Summer Americans in some cities may…

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Home sales up in Chicago suburbs in April

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Home sales up in Chicago suburbs in April Chicago-Area Home Sales Presented Mixed Picture in April, RE/MAX Reports; Home Values Rise, Unit Sales Dip Slightly April sales data showed the seven-county, Chicago-area housing market maintaining a strong sales pace, RE/MAX reports. April sales topped 10,000 units for the second consecutive year, and home values continued…

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Chicagoland No. 2 destination for U-Haul renters

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Chicagoland No. 2 destination for U-Haul renters Chicago continues to safeguard its standing as the No. 2 U-Haul U.S. Destination City, according to the latest U-Haul migration trends report. Chicago saw a 5.8 percent drop in 2016 arrivals compared to 2015, although it managed to stave off San Antonio as the second busiest U.S. market…

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Great teachers are hard to find

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Great teachers are hard to find. Chicagoland schools in the city and the suburbs are deficient and not doing their jobs. A major responsibility falls on the teachers, whoa re not doing enough, and the excessive focus and resource commitments to school administrations. Cut the administrations and grade teachers for their work By Ray Hanania…

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First Arab Church opens in Southwest Chicago suburbs

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First Arab Church opens in Southwest Chicago suburbs By Ray Hanania Oct. 10, 2005 Although most Americans believe the myth that all Arabs are Muslims, statistics show that the majority of Arabs in Chicagoland are Christian. There are several Arab Christian Churches in the Chicago area, but the first one to serve the huge Christian…

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Local governments not responsible for flooding

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Local governments not responsible for flooding By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Friday April 25, 2013 When my home flooded in 1997, the Village of Orland Park provided large garbage canisters for each group of homes that had been damaged. They also provided dozens of crates of bottled bleach to kill mold and bacteria, that one…

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