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Articles from the August 3, 2018 edition

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 By Elroy Reed    News    August 3, 2018

Pritzker Tours Midwest Veterans Close

Gubernatorial Candidate, J. B. Pritzker toured the Midwest Veterans Closet in North Chicago on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the request of Mary Carmody, the Veterans Closet's Founder and Executive... Full story


Harbor Fire Dept to Receive 24th Annual Scene Call of the Year Award

On Wednesday, August 1, Flight For Life-McHenry Base will present Winthrop Harbor Fire Department (WHFD) with its 24th Annual Scene Call of the Year Award (Combination department) for 2017. The event... Full story


All 18 Illinois Congress acknowledge Russia's meddling in 2016 election, Bipartisan Letter Issued

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Schneider led all 18 House members of the Illinois congressional delegation in a letter urging federal action to improve the state’s election security. In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and... Full story

 By Elroy Reed    News    August 3, 2018

Aaron Lawlor, County Board Chair Checks Into Drug Rehab Center

According to officials of the County of Lake, County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor announced that he would be on a 30-day leave of absence to receive treatment at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation... Full story


Free Community Health Fair

Free Community Health Fair Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host a Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in Waukegan to help connect Tenth District residents with health resources available in our community. Participating... Full story


FREE Shredding Event

ANTIOCH – State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, August 11 in conjunction with the Townships of Antioch, Benton, Lake Villa, Newport, Warren and Zion. The event will be held at... Full story


Harbor Days Spotlight - Michelle Fonk

Michelle Fonk is the owner of Michelle Fonk Insurance Agency in Winthrop Harbor. Fonk has been in the business for 3 years. She became a Licensed Insurance Agent in 2005. Michelle provides home,... Full story


Harbor Days Spotlight - Larry Desmond

Larry Desmond is an award winning Real Estate Agent, of the Century 21 Affiliated Maki United. Desmond has been in the business for over 40 years. Words from Larry "I always felt that the Zion... Full story


Harbor Days/Venetian Night Event Schedule

Saturday, August 4th, 11:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M. 11:00- Vendor Area Opens with food, craft, and business vendors. 11:00- Children’s activity zone opens with Bounce Houses, Obstacle courses, balloon artist and face painter. 12:00-5:00- Dunk Tank - Get... Full story


Billboard American Top 10 Hits

Hip-Hop/Rap 1) In My Feelings, Drake 2) I Like It, Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin 3) FEFE, 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz 4) Better Now, Post Malone 5) Nice For What, Drake 6) Boo'd Up, Ella Mai 7) Lucid Dreams, Juice WRLD 8)... Full story


Illinois Democrats Reauthorized Violence Against Women Act

Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, released the following statement supporting the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Twenty-four years ago, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act, a... Full story


McDonald's Unveils MacCoin to Celebrate the Big Mac

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac, McDonald's unveiled the MacCoin, a limited edition global currency backed by the internationally iconic Big Mac that fans in the Chicago area and across the world can get their hands on. Beginning at... Full story


Illinois Sunrise Rotary Installs New Members

The Illinois Sunrise Rotary Club held an installment ceremony for three new members, Rev. Doug Rendall, Rev. Tim Bycroft and Thomas King on July 26, 2018. Visiting the club was Governor Elect Rotary... Full story

 By Elroy Reed    Our Town    August 3, 2018

Lions Club Sponsors Special Fishing Trip

Winthrop Harbor Lions Club will sponsor a Chartered Fishing Trip for the Vision Impaired. The event will be held Saturday, August 4th. The purpose of the trip is to engage individuals with vision impa... Full story


Summer Entertainment: Concerts, Outdoor Events, Activities In and Around Chicago This Week

Lollapalooza Aug. 2 - 5, 2018 Lollapalooza is a four-day music festival with more than 100 popular alternative rock, punk rock, heavy metal, and hip hop bands; comedy and dance; and craft booths in Grant Park. Tropical Rock Party Aug. 2 - 5, 2018...


Alta J. Kennedy, (nee) Detienne

Alta J. Kennedy, (nee) Detienne, 85, of Country Meadows Forks, Easton, PA passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospital, Anderson Campus, Easton, PA. She was born on September 28, 1932, one of 8 children born to Lewis and Marie (Westphal)... Full story


How to Get Better Care from Your Doctor

(StatePoint) Have you ever wanted to ask your doctor a question but didn’t because you felt uncomfortable? Experts say that an impersonal relationship with your doctor could be preventing you from receiving the best care possible. “Your doctors s... Full story


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