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The Timbers’ annual Spook House raises fears AND funds

Hundreds of community families enjoyed getting scared out of their wits at the 5th annual Halloween Spook House which took place Oct. 21 and 22, … Read more ›

Free ride ends for most older transit riders

The free ride is over for most older area transit riders. Today, some 336,000 senior citizens who will start using new reduced-fare permits on the … Read more ›

From God’s house to grandma’s?

The Herald News reports: A Joliet City Council committee on Wednesday will hear from a developer interested in turning the old St. Mary Carmelite church … Read more ›

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The Hoarding Dilemma: When and How to Help

By Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NCGPresident, Lifecare Innovations, Inc. National Certified GuardianAndMartha M. KernDirector, Lifecare Home Solutions, Inc. The problem of hoarding has recently garnered … Read more ›

83-year-old Jim Boyette flies off the dock
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Jim Boyette, Still Competing

"Do you want some help with your wetsuit?" I asked Jim Boyette. He was standing at the starting dock, getting ready to compete at the … Read more ›

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When a Caregiver Poses a Risk to Your Family

Envision this scenario: Your parents live at home with a private caregiver they have employed for some time. The family issues paychecks to the caregiver … Read more ›

Plainfield Township officials are researching the best way to add on to the current building on Lockport Street. (Michelle Manchir/Tribune)

Plans to expand township office to add space for seniors move forward

A project to expand Plainfield township offices so they can accommodate senior recreation programs  is one step closer to breaking ground. At last week’s boar … Read more ›

Marquette Neighborhood Commitment organizers Stephanie Moncada and Christie Cox show off the Adopt-a-Classroom Prize Drawing entry box – Marquette Bank will give away $200 gift cards to 24 local classrooms to support neighborhood schools – enter at any Marquette Bank location by September 16th.
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Marquette Bank Launches Adopt-a-Classroom Prize Drawing

Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, recently launched its 3rd Annual Adopt-a-Classroom prize drawing. Through September 16th, Marquette Bank customers, local teachers and parents can … Read more ›

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to welcome the new Shorewood Horizon Senior Living Community. Left to right, Floyd A. Schlossberg, president of Alden, Larry Walsh, Will County Executive, Rick Chapman, mayor of Shorewood, Linda Fulkerson, senior vice president of The Richman Group, Randi Schullo, president of Alden Realty Services, Joan Carl, president of The Alden Foundation, Beth Demes, executive director of The Alden Foundation, Joseph D. Baltz, supervisor of Troy Township, and William Malleris (seated), member of the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
From the community

Mayor Welcomes New Shorewood Horizon Senior Community

Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman, Chamber of Commerce members and special guests attended an invitation-only ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new … Read more ›

From the community

Military Retiree Benefit Seminar

The 416th ENCOM Association, an organization of former members of the 416th Engineer Command, a US Amy Reserve unit located in Darien, IL, is sponsoring … Read more ›