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My Fathers Table – A Thanksgiving Feast

My Father's Table is a free annual Thanksgiving Day Meal offered to those who can't afford a meal or who just want someone else to be thankful with. The meal is free. Sponsored by First Baptist...

 

Schneider and Durbin Introduce Bill to Require EPA to Revise Standards for Ethylene Oxide

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), along with Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Representatives Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03) and Bill Foster (D-IL-11), today introduced legislation that...

 

The Grove At The Lake hosts a Pie & Fly

On Tuesday evening November 20th, The Grove at the Lake in Zion hosted a Pie & Fly event for health care professionals and members of the community. Guests had the opportunity to take a tour,...

 

John Idleburg Wins, there is a New Sheriff in Town

J ohn Idleburg won over incumbent Sheriff Mark Curran by 137 ballots. This is the final tally after all provisional, and absentee ballots were counted. The announcement was made on November 20, 2018... Full story

 

JJack Productions Launch Internet Series "Ask A Cop" with Matt Thornton

Zion resident Justin Jackola, owner of JJack Productions has recently completed the work on a new feature lengthy film, Hunting God and is producing an Internet TV Series featuring Zion Police...

 

Fire at Pinsters Bowling Lanes

A ZB Times Special Report On Sunday, November 18, 2019, the Winthrop Harbor Fire Department responded to a report of a smell of smoke and haze in the building, accompanied by a smoke alarm, at... Full story

 

Edison Failed

Edison failed 10,000 times before perfecting the incandescent electric light bulb. Don’t worry if you fail once Arguably America’s greatest inventor, Thomas Edison had an extraordinarily positive perception of life that greatly enhanced his... Full story

 

Youth Change Makers Holds Holiday Turkey Give-A-Way

Youth Change Makers (YCM) had their Second Annual Thanksgiving Baskets Blessings. According to Leatrice Williams, YCM Advisor, the organization gave away six Thanksgiving Baskets to six families at...

 

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White visits Waukegan Public Library

Waukegan, IL – Waukegan Public Library welcomed Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White to Waukegan on Thursday, November 15 for a celebration of reading. The Family Reading Night program is a...

 

Healthy Yums Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Healthy Yums, the newest restaurant in Zion, held a ribbon cutting services on November 15th. Zion Mayor Al Hill along with the Zion Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Schultz family to celebrate...

 

Zion City Council Forms Animal Control Commission

Zion City Council formed the Animal Control Commission, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in response to citizen concerns of the processing, handling and temporary holding of dogs and cats in the City. Some...

 

Janice Christensen, a World War II Veteran Bomber Pilot, Honored

On Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 Congressman Brad Schneider participated in a ceremony honoring the late Janice Christensen, a World War II veteran of the elite Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and...

 

Lake County Jail Introduces Tablet System for Inmate Use

The Lake County Board has recently approved the Lake County Sheriff’s Office to enter into a new two-year contract with Securus, a US Prison Technology Company, which will introduce tablets to the Lake County jail in early 2019 and eliminate...

 

North Shore Gas, Community Action Partnership of Lake County partners on Veterans Homes

by Lisa Ward-Hayes NORTH CHICAGO – North Shore Gas and Community Action Partnership of Lake County (CAPOLC) joined forces as part of the company's third annual 'Home and Honor' event, a volunteer ef... Full story

 

AbbVie Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Lake County Build Low-Income Housing

AbbVie Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Lake County built a house at 1706 Kennedy Drive, North Chicago this year. On Saturday, AbbVie volunteers, Habitat for Humanity, North Chicago officials and...

 
 By Elroy Reed    News    November 9, 2018

Blue Wave Sweeps Illinois in Mid-Term Election

What is being dubbed as the Blue Wave, Democrats swept the state level mid-term elections with JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton winning over Bruce Rauner by about three thousand votes. While...

 

Someone You Should Know

There is a rising business star in Zion. He is 28 years of age and his name is Zoravar Singh Natt. He owns about three profitable businesses including gas and convenience stores. One of the most...

 

Special Report: Mike Nerheim, Lake County State's Attorney

On March 29, 2018, a Special Agent with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development was involved in a shooting in Zion, Illinois. After the incident, a request was made for the Illinois State Police to assume this investigation....

 

Brad Schneider Statement on Election Results

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider released the following statement following his re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois's Tenth Congressional District: " In...

 

Kwame Raoul Statement on Election Results

"Illinois has spoken. We couldn't have done it without your help. You called, you knocked, you texted, you voted, you donated, and you accomplished what we set out to do. It's looking like a wave of...

 

Areas Queens Join Forces for Fundraiser

Miss Winthrop Harbor 2018 Kylie Wright's platform for the year is Service Over Self (S.O.S). Her goal is to raise funds to help repair the damaged Veterans Memorial at Village Park off 9th Street in...

 

College of Lake County opens Spring Semester registration

Begin your bachelor’s degree, work toward an associate degree or certificate, start a new career or develop your talents at the College of Lake County in 2019! Spring Semester classes begin Jan. 22, and registration is now open. View course offerin...

 

Zion-Benton Leadership Academy Graduates, Smith, Copen, Whitmore and Priller

Zion Benton Leadership Academy, a task force with the Coalition for Healthy Communities, celebrated it's 7th graduating class on Saturday November 3rd. The event was hosted at the Winthrop Harbor...

 

CLC hosts 'Chalk Talk' photo exhibit,

Examining one's own perceptions and biases, and bridging cultural and communication gaps in diverse communities, is the subject of "Chalk Talk," a traveling photo exhibit that will be on display Nov....

 

Ron Molinaro, Enters Race for Mayor of Zion

In a packed room at Inn at Market Square in Zion, Ron Molinaro, 51, of Zion announced his candidacy for Mayor of the city of Zion. Molinaro, who was raised in Zion and 1986 graduate of Zion Benton...

 

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