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Articles from the June 22, 2018 edition

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32nd Annual Nostalgia Days

The City of Zion's Nostalgia Days Commission held a very successful event June 15-16, 2018 in the center of the City's downtown business district. According to organizers, more than 20,000... Full story

 

Trump To End Child Separation Policy At The Border

Washington, June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration to end the immediate separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which... Full story

 

Superfly Movie Review

Superfly is a hard hitting crime drama directed by music guru Director X, and written by Alex Tse. The American Dream is invoked to several times in Superfly. The mentions come from the movie's lead character, and from a song on the sound track.... Full story

 

Zion-Benton High School Alumni Get Together in Winthrop Harbor

Terry Evans, class of 65, now living in Kenosha orchestrated getting the classes of 63 to 66 together to reminiscence about ole' times. The gathering of about 40 classmates was held at the VFW Post... Full story

 
 By Elroy Reed    News    June 22, 2018

Applebee's In Zion Closes

Without an official announcement, the Applebee's location at 21st and Sheridan Road abruptly closed in early June, joining the more than 50 Applebee's to close in the last year in the US. "We are long... Full story

 

Suspect's acts result in consequences

An 18-year-old Waukegan man charged in connection with a beating at Six Flags Great America in the fall was castigated by a Lake County judge Monday for unspecified events surrounding a canceled court appearance last week, with the judge warning the... Full story

 

Solar Panels First on Habitat for Humanity Home in Illinois

Habitat for Humanity Lake County is partnering with New Trier High School to provide the first solar panels on a Habitat for Humanity home in Illinois. The panels will provide reduced-cost electricity for the homeowner for the 30+ year life of the... Full story

 

Norstates Bank to Merge with First Midwest

First Midwest Bank headquarters in Chicago, Illinois has entered into an agreement to acquire Northern States Financial Corporation, the holding company for Northern States Bank, based in Waukegan. NorStates Bank operate eight offices in Lake... Full story

 

Jay Ukena to serve 2nd term as Chief Judge

A unanimous vote by Lake County Circuit Court judges selected Jay Ukena to serve a second term as chief judge. “I am humbled and honored to have the support and confidence of colleagues to serve as chief judge,” said Ukena. “They are dynamic ju...

 

Illinois State Museum Participating in Blue Star Museum Program

Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star... Full story

 

Reginald C. Mathews Named Associate Judge, 19th Judicial Circuit Court

Attorney Reginal Mathews was recently selected to serve as the Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court by a jury of his peers. "It is with great delight I announce that Mr. Reginald C... Full story

 

Character Matters in Lake County announces recipients of the 13th Annual Excellence in Character Award

Character Matters in Lake County, a committee of the YES (Youth Empowerment for Success) Coalition and the Lake County Regional Office of Education announce the recipients of the 13th annual Excellence in Character Award. This year, 32 students and... Full story

 

Separating children from parents at the border isn't just cruel. It's torture.

By Jaana Juvonen and Jennifer Silvers Courtesy of the Washington Post In two speeches last week in the border states of Arizona and California, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that as a... Full story

 

Lillie Mae Harris

Lillie Mae Harris a long time resident of Zion, Illinois departed this life on Thursday, June 14, 2018. She is survived by her devoted, loving husband, Roosevelt Harris and two loving sons, Michael... Full story

 

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