Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 3 months ago

Village of Plainfield now enforcing Tobacco 21

Plainfield - On April 1, 2019 the Plainfield Police Department began enforcing the Tobacco 21 Ordinance that was approved on March 4, 2019 at the village board meeting. The modified ordinance expanded the definition of “electronic cigarette(s)” and...

by Staff - 3 months ago

JTHS reception honoring Jeff Pierson April 2

The Joliet Township High School Foundation invites the community to a special reception honoring long-time Board of Education Member, Jeff Pierson. Jeff is retiring from the Joliet Township High School Board of Education after dedicating over 17 yea...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Tracking election night results for the April 2, 2019

With the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election here, Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry wants to make certain Will County residents are aware of how to track election results on her website. The Election Night results are located on the County Clerk...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Romeoville’s ISO (PPC) rating improves

The Village of Romeoville recently received an improved Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating from the Insurance Services Organization (ISO), which could mean property insurance savings for home and business owners. The new rating follows an...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Unwind During National Stress Awareness Month

By: Dr. Sarah E. Laibstain, NDG Contributor Stress is a normal part of day-to-day life, often caused by heavy workloads, traffic-filled commutes and even interpersonal relationships. Although the human body is designed to cope with moderate stress, c...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Win tickets to TBAAL’s 8th Annual Budding Rose Concert

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters 8th Annual Budding Rose Concert will include two performances. The first one is Friday April 12 at 10 a.m. for students. The special evening for the general pubic is April 13 at 8 p.m. in the Naomi Bruton Main St...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Emergency recovery efforts continue at Hammel Woods

Emergency responders are continuing to search the DuPage River following an incident at Hammel Woods in Shorewood on Sunday, March 31. During the incident, a man and a woman were seen in the water by the dam at around 5:50 p.m. Sunday. Rescue worker...