Friday, May 24, 2013
Tibbott Elementary School student Chaz Swinarski rides an alligator during a visit from the Cold Blooded Creatures Conservation Through Education.
Kindergarten student Chaz Swinarski shows no fear as he sits on Bubba II, a 9-foot, 250-pound North American alligator that was among the visitors Jim Nesci brought to Tibbott Elementary School as part of his Cold Blooded Creatures Conservation Through Education show.
Join Coop's Den Saturday for live entertainment,
A year ago, husband and wife team, Lawrence and Samantha Cooper opened the doors of Coop’s Den in Bolingbrook. “We have been blessed to have a working business concept that has been welcomed with open arms by the community,” said Samantha Cooper, owner. Coop's Den will celebrate its first anniversary Saturday from 8 p.m. to close. Enjoy a 50/50 raffle, prize giveaways, and food and drink specials. Proceeds will benefit the H.E.A.R.T. Organization. The restaurant will launch a VIP Loyalty Program to offer rewards for its customers, including deals and gifts. Coop’s Den will also give out a select number of tickets for free admission to the Saturday evening live entertainment events, which includes an alcoholic beverage. “It’s been a year …
Bolingbrook Fire and Animal Control officials rescued a dog from a creek behind Meyer Park Thursday.
Thank you to Charla Sirtoff, who submitted this photo. Bolingbrook Fire and Animal Control officials rescued a dog from a creek behind Meyer Park Thursday. Meyer Park is located across from Fountaindale Public Library in central Bolingbrook and visible from W. Briarcliff Road.
How to spend your Memorial Day weekend in Bolingbrook, from carnival rides to Memorial Day services and cemetery tours.
From being the first Down syndrome student mainstreamed in her school district to starting her own advocacy organization, Bridget Brown's journeys are far and wide. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
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Regional Honor Flight Teams are being formed in the Lincoln-Way communities.
Regional teams are being formed to help identify the estimated 20,000 surviving World War II Vets in the southwest suburbs. The goal is to get as many as are able to participate in the free, one-day Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to see the World War II Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery. Operation Locate a Hero for the southwest suburbs is headquartered at New Lenox Village Hall. According to Nancy Hoehn, economic development director, those from throughout the Lincoln-Way communities might be particularly interested in joining this effort. However, volunteers from Plainfield south and from Minooka west are invited to join in the regional effort. A meeting is planned for the day after Memorial Day, from 6-8 pm. May 28 at New Lenox…
Here was your choice for the best ice cream stop.
The leading choice for ice cream in Bolingbrook is not ice cream at all, but rather frozen custard. Andy's Frozen Custard has been in existance since 1986. It is located at 260 S. Weber Road. Andy's Frozen Custard won our Readers' Choice contest for the best ice cream in Joliet.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Gay adults are still not allowed to participate as scoutmasters or in other leadership roles.
The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow gay scouts into its ranks, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The vote ends a ban that existed for the organization's entire 103-year history. Gay men are still not allowed to participate as scoutmasters or in other leadership roles. Read more about the Boy Scouts allowing gay members from the Chicago Sun-Times.