Archive for September, 2013

SCHOOL DISTRICT 81 BOARD OF EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reporting on the Board Meeting Held on September 18, 2013 In This Issue: Balanced Budget for 2013-2014 Approved Teachers align curriculum and assessment to the Common Core State Standards Board of Education approves state-mandated hiring of Spanish Bilingual teacher for Kennedy School Budget Hearing: There were no comments or questions from the public regarding the […]

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“The Crucible” debuts at Leyden

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

 THE CRUCIBLE DEBUTS AT LEYDEN District 212’s production of The Crucible debuts at 3:00 p.m. on October 4, and at 7:00 p.m. on October 5, 11, and 12, in the auditorium at West Leyden High School, 1000 N. Wolf Rd., Northlake.  Talented student-thespians from both campuses are included in the cast and crew. Salem, Massachusetts, 1692.  […]

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Westlake Hospital Offers Free Mammograms in October

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

WESTLAKE HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE MAMMOGRAMS IN OCTOBER Melrose Park, Ill. (September 26, 2013) – Thanks to generous grant funding, Westlake Hospital is again offering free mammograms during the entire month of October to women residing in the following towns located in Proviso Township: Bellwood, Berkeley, Broadview, Forest Park, Hillside, Maywood, Melrose Park, Stone Park and Westchester. Every year […]

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Illinois Tollway Seeks Firms for $79 Million in Upcoming Work on Move Illinois Projects

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Services needed for roadway design, construction management, utility relocation and materials engineering work The Illinois Tollway today announced that it is seeking firms to provide professional services for 14 new contracts for its 15-year, $12 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. The contracts will provide for an estimated $79 million […]

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FREE ROBOTICS WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH – OCTOBER 4TH

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Triton College hosts free robotics workshop for youth River Grove, Ill. – Robots will take over Triton College on Oct. 4, when the college’s Engineering Technology Department acknowledges Manufacturing Day™. From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., youth participants will enjoy engaging, hands-on activities in relation to one of the college’s newest program offerings, Mechatronics, also […]

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Upcoming Events at Westlake Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPCOMING HEALTH CLASSES AND EVENTS AT WESTLAKE HOSPITAL AND WEST SUBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER  FREE Weight Loss Information Sessions With help from our bariatric experts life-changing weight loss is possible. If your weight is keeping you from enjoying life, bariatric surgery may be the answer. One of Chicagolands’s only fully accredited bariatric programs, designated a Center of Excellence, is […]

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PARK DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN PARK UPCOMING PROGRAMS

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check out our Fall brochure online @ www.fpparks.org.  Pumpkin Fest Sunday, October 6 • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: North Park, 10040 Addison The fun does not stop after the Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade. Continue celebrating at North Park with Pumpkin Fest! Here you will find loads and loads of bright orange pumpkins […]

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EDDIE BIONDO FALL FEST PARADE & PUMPKIN FEST

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

36th Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade 10/6/2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM       Where: Scott Street and Grand Avenue Come out and join us as we celebrate the 36th annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade. Gather your friends, family and neighbors to see the marching bands, clowns, local businesses, civic organizations, families and friends […]

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Smartest Card in Your Wallet Helps Make Your Kids Smarter Too

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Library Association can list 60 ways you can use your library card. Check our website for the full list (fppld.org), to see if you are getting the most out of your library.   This month the Franklin Park library is encouraging parents to make sure each child has a library card.  Librarians are visiting […]

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4 Employees laid off at Leyden School District 212

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our reporter on the street received a hot tip in regards to some layoffs within the Leyden School District 212. Although he tried to arrange a one-on-one interview with School District President Greg Ignoffo, schedules conflicted. A letter with questions was sent and returned by email with answers from Superintendent Dr. Nick Polyak. Hereare the […]

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