Get Home Safely This St. Patrick's Day
Planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few drinks? Then plan ahead for your ride home.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Southtown Star
Airport panel wants to protect residents' rights
Will County's four-month old ad hoc airport committee still is struggling to define its purpose, but during a meeting of the panel on Thursday, several members said they need to protect the rights of the residents in and around the footprint of the proposed airport near Peotone.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
Miller waits for OK from county board
MORRIS – Heidi Miller could be Grundy County's newest full-time administrator by next Tuesday, if the county board approves her promotion from interim administrator.
YMCA Giving Gala Sets $93,000 Fundraising Record
Submitted by the Greater Joliet Area YMCA: On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA hosted its seventh annual Giving Gala at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, where hundreds gathered to raise an all-time high of $93,000 for the Y's scholarship fund.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Bertino-Tarrant Hosts Legislative Meeting in Shorewood
Submitted by the office of Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant will be holding a town hall meeting to discuss legislative issues on Thursday, March 13. The meeting is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. at Shorewood Village Hall, One Towne Center Blvd. Town hall meetings give members of the community an opportunity to meet with ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
3 Republican state rep candidates vie to replace Cross...
Three Republican candidates are vying to replace state Rep. Tom Cross in the House race in the 97th District, which includes parts of Oswego, Plainfield and Shorewood.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
Student of the Month of February announced
MINOOKA – Congratulations are extended to Minooka Community High School senior McLean Holmes, son of Victoria and William Holmes of Shorewood, for being named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club's Student of the Month for February.
Community Christian Church plans mass baptism
To register to be baptized this weekend at one of Community Christian Church's 14 locations, visit communitychristian.org/baptism.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
State Police Investigating Plainfield Park District
After a review by the Will County State's Attorney's Office, the Illinois State Police have agreed to begin a formal investigation into allegations of wrongdoing at the Plainfield Park District, according to the state's attorney's office.
Local Fundraiser Has the 'Breast Intentions'
When you're sick, the last thing you should be worrying about is how you're going to pay your bills or buy essentials like food, clothes or gasoline - at least according to one local woman.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Vote Early in Shorewood: Cast Your Ballot Starting March 3
In-person early voting for the March 18 primary lasts from March 3 to 14 in Shorewood.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Legislation an 'Attempt to Bring Sanity Back' to Plainfield Park District: Cross
Amid accusations of unethical behavior and nepotism on the Plainfield Park District Board of Commissioners, State Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, and State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, are proposing a solution: Make the board bigger.
Calling All Artists: 'Great Read' Art Contest Seeks Entries
Submitted by District 202: Area artists of all ages are invited and encouraged to take part in the 2014 Great Read community literacy program's "The World Wars-Pages in Time" art contest.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Southtown Star
Will County Board again leaves leaf-burning rules unchanged
Will County officials continue to debate the need for added restrictions on leaf burning, and tabled the issue yet again Thursday morning after an hourlong debate with the public health and safety committee.