Sen. Patrick Joyce will hold a listening town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the Prairie State College Conference Center-Proven IT Room, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Joyce was appointed the 40th District senator following the resignation of Toi Hutchinson. He is being challenged in the Democratic primary March 17. Joyce said he hopes residents bring their issues to him, so he can learn how best to serve local communities. For additional information, Joyce can be contacted at 708-756-0882 . . .