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Summit to hold National Night Out at Summit Park

By Carol Mcgowan / July 30, 2021 /

By Carol McGowan Summit is making this year’s National Night Out bigger than ever. It will take place on Tuesday, August 3, from 5-8 p.m. in the Big Pavilion at…

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Overturned truck causes headache for Summit drivers

By Carol Mcgowan / July 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Overturned truck causes headache for Summit drivers

By Carol McGowan A tanker truck overturned around 7:30 a.m. last Thursday on Archer Road just south of 59th Street in Summit. The truck was going eastbound on 59th Street,…

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Bridgeview promotes firefighter, second female police officer

By News Desk / April 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Bridgeview promotes firefighter, second female police officer

By Steve MetschÊ Personnel moves were on the agenda at the latest meeting of the Bridgeview Village Board.Ê The board unanimously approved promoting a firefighter to the rank of lieutenant,…

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Lyons recognizes firefighters for great work

By News Desk / March 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Lyons recognizes firefighters for great work

By Steve Metsch Several Lyons firefighters and paramedics have received commendations in recognition of impressive job performance. Fire Chief Gordon Nord Jr., presented the awards during the Feb. 16 meeting…

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4 people shot at Fire Station Pub in Summit

By News Desk / February 25, 2021 / Comments Off on 4 people shot at Fire Station Pub in Summit

From staff reports Four people were shot early Monday morning at the Fire Station Pub in Summit. Police said they received a call about the shooting at 3:15 a.m. Feb.…

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Off-duty firefighter hailed a hero

By News Desk / February 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Off-duty firefighter hailed a hero

2 men saved from burning building By Steve Metsch An off-duty Cicero firefighter who happened to be driving past a burning building the morning of Feb. 19 saved the lives…

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Daly retires as Bridgeview fire chief

By News Desk / February 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Daly retires as Bridgeview fire chief

By Steve Metsch Michael Daly, who had been Bridgeview’s fire chief in an acting or permanent role for five-plus years, has retired. Daly was named acting chief in September 2015.…

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Palos Hills community offers help following fire

By Dermot Connolly / January 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Palos Hills community offers help following fire

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Woman injured in Bridgeview house fire

By News Desk / December 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Woman injured in Bridgeview house fire

A woman was injured when fire hit a house at7819 W. 82nd Place at approximately 5:30 a.m. the morning of December 17, said Bridgeview Fire Chief Michael Daly. An adult…

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Summit Fire Dept can not man Station

By News Desk / September 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Summit Fire Dept can not man Station

Summit FD can never t man station and has to rely on neighboring Depts.’Do a FOIA to see how many times this has happened, it has been numerous times in…

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Two gardeners put in some plants at the new Justice Park District community garden beds. (Supplied photos)

Justice Park District debuts community garden beds

By Carol McGowan The Justice Park District has recently installed new garden beds in the area behind the park district building and the fire department at village hall, and they’re…

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Summit to hold National Night Out at Summit Park

By Carol McGowan Summit is making this year’s National Night Out bigger than ever. It will take place on Tuesday, August 3, from 5-8 p.m. in the Big Pavilion at…

Emmett Till historical marker at 7526 W. 64th St. in Summit. (Photo by Carol McGowan)

Civil Rights Icon Emmett Till honored

Historical marker placed at site of his boyhood home in Summit on 80th birthday weekend By Carol McGowan Last weekend was filled with events in Summit, Alsip and Chicago to…

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Youth Softball: Lyons-McCook 14U takes 5th in state

By Steve Metsch Correspondent David Sandoval and his players won’t soon forget the summer of 2021. Sandoval manages the 14-U girls softball team in the Lyons-McCook Little League, a team…

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High School Football: O’Connor is back in the saddle at Chicago Christian

By Steve Metsch Correspondent The new head football coach at Chicago Christian is a familiar face to Knights fans. Tom O’Connor served the past five seasons as special teams coordinator…

A makeshift memorial has been created next to the tree in Hickory Hills where four teenagers were killed in a crash Saturday afternoon. (Staff photo)

Services set for Nathanial Phillips, Rieves brothers

Visitation for Nathanial Phillips, 17, will be from 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home in Justice, and for Omarion and Jemerrio Rieves from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 4,…

The Allman Betts Band featuring three sons of the founding members of the Allman Brothers Band will headline Friday night. (Supplied photo)

Ridgefest returns after a one-year absence for pandemic

By Bob Bong Chicago Ridge is bringing back its popular Ridgefest for three days starting Friday at 5 p.m. at Freedom Park, 6200 Birmingham St. “This was the fastest we…

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Illinois News

CAPITOL RECAP: Masks returning at driver's license facilities

CAPITOL RECAP: Masks returning at driver’s license facilities

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Masks will be required at driver’s license facilities in Illinois starting Monday, Secretary of State Jesse White announced Wednesday, and Gov. JB Pritzker said…

New law aims to expand affordable housing through $75 million investment, tax credits

New law aims to expand affordable housing through $75 million investment, tax credits

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed a measure aimed at increasing affordable housing investment in Illinois, as well as a measure…

MALDEF amends redistricting complaint

MALDEF amends redistricting complaint

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Attorneys for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, have filed an amended complaint in federal court in…

Pritzker ‘looking at all possible mitigations;’ masks mandated at driver facilities

Pritzker ‘looking at all possible mitigations;’ masks mandated at driver facilities

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Masks will be required at driver’s license facilities in Illinois starting Monday, Secretary of State Jesse White announced Wednesday, and Gov.…

Education services extended for special needs students

Education services extended for special needs students

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Students with special needs will be able to finish their last year of high school regardless of when their birthday falls…

UPDATED: IDPH ‘fully aligns’ with new stricter CDC mask guidance

UPDATED: IDPH ‘fully aligns’ with new stricter CDC mask guidance

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The state will have new COVID-19 guidance on face coverings after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its…

Pritzker signs law repealing criminal penalties for HIV transmission

Pritzker signs law repealing criminal penalties for HIV transmission

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill into law Tuesday that repeals criminal penalties for people who transmit HIV to others. House…

Pritzker to review state masking guidance amid CDC reversal

Pritzker to review state masking guidance amid CDC reversal

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker will reexamine the state’s guidance on face coverings after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated…

Bills expanding access to mental health care are among several signed into law

Bills expanding access to mental health care are among several signed into law

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents will soon have greater access to mental health services under measures Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law Friday. Starting…

CAPITOL RECAP: Pritzker launches second-term campaign with media tour

CAPITOL RECAP: Pritzker launches second-term campaign with media tour

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker isn’t considering using federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to pay down a multi-billion-dollar Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund deficit, he told…

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