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Articles from the April 13, 2018 edition

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 By Sandy Dickson    News    April 13, 2018

This Group Rocks!

There is a local group that feels very fortunate to be living close to Lake Michigan-not only for the usual reasons of sunning themselves or playing in the water, but because they can gather the...

 
 By SPM Wire    Our Town    April 13, 2018

How to Give Back to Your Community this Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month and a great time of year to roll up your sleeves and get active in your community. Here are a few ways to do your part. • Donate blood. You don’t have to wait until the next blood drive to donate, as many...

 

Statement on Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement: “The recent reports from Syria of another major...

 
 By Gary Beller    Opinion    April 13, 2018

The Bus

Last Friday night, a team of young men, their coaches, and staff were on a bus taking them to the venue for their game. For many people reading this, that setting is familiar. Regardless of the level you played, or even the sport, at one point or...

 

Jesiel Sponsors Resolution to Oppose More Income Tax Increases

SPRINGFIELD – Today, State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) joined House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and other House colleagues to file House Resolution 975 to...

 

Sheriff's Sergeant Arrests Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm During Traffic Stop

On April 7, 2018 at approximately 11:00 PM, a Lake County Sheriff’s Sergeant on patrol in the area of Route 120 and Mill Road in Warren Township conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding....

 

Beach Park Middle School takes second place in State and advances to Destination Imagination's Global Finals

Beach Park, IL – On March 3rd the BPMS competitive improvisational team, The DIsfuntional DI-Einsteins, earned 3rd place for creativity, teamwork and problem solving in at the regional tournament. O...

 

Razzle Dazzle

On Thursday evening, April 5, 2018, The Razzle Dazzle Baton Corps out of Zion Illinois had a fundraiser at the Zion Illinois Culvers. Proceeds will go for expenses on the road to the Nationals at...

 

Elmwood Holds Fundraiser

Elmwood Elementary School held a fund raiser for a special school assembly. The event was held at Zion Culver's Restaurant. Students and staff purchased 175 lunches from Culvers to support the event....

 

American Legion Sponsors Church Safety Seminar

The American Legion Zion-Benton Post 865 sponsored a Church Safety Awareness presentation which was presented by Trinity Security Allies at the Grace Missionary Church in Zion Illinois located at...

 

ZB Library Hosts Annual Authors Event

The Zion-Benton Public Library announced today that they will be hosting the fourth Annual Authors After Hours event on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 5:00-9:00 PM. “We have an excellent line up of...

 

Lions Club to Host Breakfast

The Winthrop Harbor Lions Club will hold their 32nd Annual Steak & Egg Breakfast on April 15th. The location is Stone Creek Grill, 206 Sheridan Rd in Winthrop Harbor. Breakfast will be served from...

 
 By Statepoint    News    April 13, 2018

Is Sugar the Cause of Your Weight Gain? Tips to Cut Back

According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for about one of every three deaths. Taking care of your heart starts with your diet and making healthy changes. Cutting down on sugar, which experts say most Americans...

 

Elsie M. Grant

Elsie M. Grant, 89, of Kenosha, WI, formerly of Beach Park, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Vista Hospital in Waukegan, IL. She was born in Waukegan, IL on September 1, 1928, to the...

 

Lance Lelon Leech

Lance Lelon Leech, 52, of Beach Park, IL, passed away peacefully at home on April 13, 2018. Lance was born October 10, 1965 in Waukegan, IL to Lelon and Sandra Leech. He graduated from Zion-Benton...

 
 By Elroy Reed    Opinion    April 13, 2018

Rat Drenched Milk

There is a story told by the ole folks about a woman who lived out in the country many years ago. She had a husband and several healthy children. She made a trip to the grocery store one day and purchased among many items a can of Carnation Evaporate...

 

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