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Myles Ellis overcame a late deficit to win the 400-meter dash. (Provided photo)

Ellis, Parker boys win 8th grade state championship

The Parker Junior High 8th grade boys track team secured the program’s first-ever Class 4A state championship last weekend at East Peoria High School. The Falcons finished with 47 team points, 16 ahead of second-place Winston Junior High from Palatine.  Myles Ellis was the champion in the 400-meter dash and[Read More…]

5/24/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD VILLAGE BOARD – Homewood Village Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at village hall. The agenda includes an introduction of the new farmers market manager, a liquor license increase, and other items of business.  KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – Help children ages 8 to 12 get acquainted with[Read More…]

GSU, SSC included in state’s $20M equitable workforce program

Governors State University and South Suburban College are among organizations receiving state  workforce development funding. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced this week that $20 million would be distributed among 44 community-based organizations to provided training and wrap-around services that will bolster equitable workforce recovery for those struggling to gain meaningful employment. [Read More…]