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Rebecca Matteson awarded "Best in Patient Care" for physical therapy

Rebecca Matteson has been welcomed into the Industry Board of the American Health Council, in recognition of her 15 years of service to the healthcare sector, and awarded as "Best in Patient Care"...

 

AmeriCorps Funds Now Available from Serve Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Serve Illinois Commission (Serve Illinois) is reminding communities that funding is available for agencies interested in administering AmeriCorps programs in the state. The grant places AmeriCorps members in communities to...

 

Affordable Housing Partners Celebrate 80 Years of Service

The Oct. 11 event, held at Mickey Finn's Brewery in Libertyville, recognized a combined 80 years of service providing affordable homes in the region. "I have partnered with these three organizations...

 

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

 

Applications for Hometown Awards, Now Accepted

Applications for Hometown Awards, Now Accepted Recognition program applications due August 1st SPRINGFIELD – The Governor’s Office of the Illinois Bicentennial and the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve... Full story

 

Higher Salaries and More Jobs May be Coming for U.S. Workers

(StatePoint) Small and mid-size business owners are feeling more optimistic than they have for a long time, suggests a new survey, and experts say this could mean positive things for the overall economy -- including for workers’ salaries and... 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...

 

Rally in Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire for a fight against cancer

Community members joined together in a peaceful rally that is trying to depict what can happen when we band together for a cause. When everyone works toward a cause the impact can be tremendous. This is what this community was trying to prove to... Full story

 

Sergeant Keith Kaiser Recognized Among "40 Under 40"

Sergeant Keith Kaiser of the Lake County Sheriff's Office was named a 2018 International Association of Chiefs of Police '40 Under 40' awardee will accept the award at the 2018 International... Full story

 

Carrie Healy Honored as Realtor of the Year

Carrie Healy represents the most professional qualities of a REALTOR and approaches her work with an incredible level of leadership. It is no surprise, then, that the North Shore-Barrington... Full story

 
 By Elroy Reed    Business    June 8, 2018

I Will Not Seek Re-Election

Who many are calling the most progressive Mayor in the History of Zion, The Honorable Mayor Al Hill, made an announcement at the June 6, 2018 City Council meeting that he will not be seeking a second... Full story

 

Billy McKinney Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Zion

Zion, Illinois (June 6, 2018) – Billy McKinney, a Zion resident and the Commissioner of Building, Property and Zoning, is running for Mayor of Zion. McKinney posted his intent to run for Mayor on... Full story

 

Griffin Johnson Joins Fire Department

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 New Firefighter/Paramedic, Griffin Johnson, was sworn in to serve in the Zion Fire Department. Pictured are L to R: Eric Montellano – Deputy Chief, Allan Eppers ... Full story

 

Tobacco Compliance Checks Results

The Lake County Sheriff's Office conducts tobacco compliance checks at establishments selling tobacco products throughout Lake County. The compliance checks are intended to ensure businesses vending tobacco are not selling to anyone under the age of... Full story

 

Congressional Bill to Aid Zion Nuclear Waste Disposable

WASHINGTON, DC – Tuesday, May 8, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed an amendment offered by Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) to help connect communities housing stranded nuclear... Full story

 

Go Zion Kick-off

The Zion Park District releases on May 16, 2018 the GO Zion kick-off event details. The GO Zion kick-off will be held at the Leisure Center, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, on Saturday, June 9 at 9am. Zion Park District staff will guide a 30 minute walk... Full story

 

Higher Salaries and More Jobs May be Coming for U.S. Workers

(StatePoint) Small and mid-size business owners are feeling more optimistic than they have for a long time, suggests a new survey, and experts say this could mean positive things for the overall economy -- including for workers’ salaries and... Full story

 

ZB Library Migrates to Polaris

The Zion-Benton Public Library has finished migrating over to the new library operating system, Polaris. This means that the link to the current library catalog has changed. The new catalog will provide users with a better, faster browsing... Full story

 

Receptacles for Prescription Drugs

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is teaming up with the Save a Star Drug Awareness Foundation to help decrease prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse. Governor Bruce Rauner announced today that five ISP District headquarters across the state... Full story

 

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