Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 1 week ago

McDonald’s mother-and-daughter duo finds success together

The Notorious B.I.G.’s seventh commandment, as heard on his 1997 sophomore album, “Life After Death,” was to keep family and business separate. He said “money and blood don’t mix.” But Elizabeth and Laurie Henry — a mother-and-daughter team in the…

by Staff - 1 week ago

Human Trafficking Crack down

State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is combatting human trafficking by passing stricter penalties on businesses that profit from exploitation and new education programs for law enforcement professionals and hotel employees who are likely to encounter...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Romeoville’s athletic event center new 3-Year deal

The Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center has agreed to a three-year deal with BIG Gymnastics, Inc. to host the organization’s United States of America Gymnastics 3-Day Meet during mid-February of 2020, 2021, and 2022. This comes on the heels of De...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Traffic signal to help route 59 congestion

For anyone who drives on Route 59 near the Plainfield-Naperville boundary, motorists know a traffic signal could very well help alleviate congestion during the rush hour. Soon, help may be coming as the Plainfield Village Board is in discussions to...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Workforce job fair for Silver Cross Hospital

The Workforce Center of Will County is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, June 19 to fill a number of non-nursing positions at Silver Cross Hospital’s main location and several of its satellite offices. Positions include environmental and nutrition ser...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Major construction on I-55 begins June 17

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that replacement of the bridge decks and other improvements to Interstate 55 over the BNSF Railroad and Grant Creek south of Arsenal Road in Will County will begin June 17. In order to complete the...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Plainfield emergency management agency seeking volunteers

The Plainfield Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is currently conducting an open enrollment period for new members. PEMA is responsible for coordinating and supporting all emergency preparedness and response activities during a disaster or local em...