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Articles from the September 14, 2018 edition

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American Legion Recognizes Marine Officers

Zion-Benton American Legion Post 865 held their periodic recognition dinner, Sept. 11th, where they saluted the Lake County Marine Corp recruiters for their support during the Jubilee Days Parade.... Full story

 

Historical Society Sponsors "A Walk Through Time"

The Historical Society of Zion in collaboration with the City of Zion, the Zion Park District and the Inn at Market Square Hotel and Banquet Center will present a walking tour of some of the notable... Full story

 

Consolidated Election - Waukegan Municipal Petition Packets Available

Waukegan, IL (September 6, 2018) – Petitions for established political parties in the upcoming 2019 Waukegan municipal election are available in the office of City Clerk Janet Kilkelly at City Hall, 100 N. Martin Luther King Jr Ave. In addition,... Full story

 

Open Letter to Attorney General Sessions and Secretary Nielson from Congressman Brad Schneider

Dear Attorney General Sessions and Secretary Nielsen: We write to unequivocally acknowledge, and universally condemn, the attempts by the Russian Federation to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. As you know, Illinois has been a major target... Full story

 

Go Nuts for Kiwanis Peanuts

Look for familiar faces in front of local grocery stores as members of the Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton collect donations in exchange for peanuts between 9 AM-8 PM on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September, 15. Club members and Zion-Benton... Full story

 

CAP Kicks Off Red Box Campaign

The Community Action partnership of Lake County kicked off their Red Box Donation Campaign on September 11, 2018 in honor of the notorious 911 Day where 2,975 individuals were killed in a terrorist... Full story

 

Westfield Back to School Bash

On September 10th, The Winthrop Harbor School District PTO held their first Back to School Bash. Families were asked to bring a dish to pass along. Hot dogs donated by Texas Roadhouse were served.... Full story

 

Cause for Paws Hold Fundraiser

Over 300 people attended the Cause for Paws fundraiser on September 8, 2018 held at the Harbors Edge in Waukegan. There was live music and lots of fun. The money will be used to rescue animals. The... Full story

 

A Shopping Cart On Sheridan

Zion has a problem when it comes to shopping carts. Several businesses in the area are losing thousands of dollars a month because of stolen and missing shopping carts. Shopping carts are a common... Full story

 

Man Arrested Following False Report of a 'Carjacking'

On Monday, September 11, 2018, at approximately 1:15 AM, Lake County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 33000 block of North Evergreen Drive in Warren Township for a suspicious vehicle. A resident in the area reported a vehicle... Full story

 

Man Flees Courthouse After Resisting Court Officer

On September 12, 2018, at approximately 11:00AM, Isiah J. Jarrett, 33, of the 5000 block of Graceland Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, WI, was at the Lake County Courthouse for a hearing on an Aggravated Driving Under the Influence case, where he was the... Full story

 

Fatal Accident

The Zion Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday, September 7, 2018, at approximately 8:15 AM. A vehicle struck a bicyclist on State Route 173 east of Green Bay Road. The bicyclist, a 59-year old male from Zion, was... Full story

 

Beach Park Critical Traffic Crash

On September 10, 2018, at approximately 7:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of Sheridan Road and Beach Road, Beach Park. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a single-vehicle crash. The... Full story

 

School Lunch Hacks for Busy Families

(StatePoint) Busy families are always looking for efficient ways to pack healthy, satisfying school lunches. Keep kids on their “A” game this year with the following tips. Get the Kids Involved Getting your kids involved in packing their lunches... Full story

 

Are Millennials in Good Financial Shape?

(StatePoint) Now comprising the largest percentage of the workforce, millennials report that their parents did not give them much guidance about investing and many are not confident they are saving enough for the future. According to a new PNC... Full story

 

The Minimum Wage

A Zion-Benton Times Staff Report In the United States, the nationwide federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. That rate was set in July 2009. However, every state can control their own minimum wage. The same can be said for specific towns, cities, mun... 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) Better Now, Post Malone 4) FEFE, 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz 5) Lucid Dreams, Juice WRLD 6) Sicko Mode, Travis Scott 7) Taste, Tyga Featuring Offset... Full story

 

Leona M. Lambert

Leona M. Lambert, 90, of Waukegan, passed away on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born on May 8, 1928 in Eolia, KY. On Dec. 23, 1947, Leona married Oliver T. Lambert, Sr. in Middlesboro, KY. Surviving Leona are her; sons,... Full story

 

4 Surprising Insights Into Life With Parkinson's Disease

(StatePoint) Over 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and while some symptoms are easier to see, such as tremors, stiffness and slowness of movement, there are a range of... Full story

 

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