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Blue Island Sponsors Veterans Expo

The City of Blue Island, along with co-sponsors Blue Island American Legion Post 50 and MetroSouth Hospital, invite all Veterans to our second annual expo. The Veterans Expo will be held at the City Council Chambers, 2434 Vermont Street on April 10th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. An all-American lunch will be served. All Veterans are welcome to find ... Read More »

MetroSouth Medical Center Promote Healthy Hearts

More than 100 MetroSouth Medical Center staffers tossed off their sterile booties, donned cowboy boots and line danced to the tune “Achy, Breaky Heart,” made famous by Billy Ray Cyrus. The un-rehearsed electric slide dancing and freestyle moves were done to promote the hospital’s “Know Your Numbers by Heart” campaign to raise awareness of heart disease prevention. The hospital’s “Know ... Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Blue Island Public Library is hosting a Remembering MLK event at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Christ Memorial United Church of Christ, 2440 York St.  Writer, actor and social satirist Aaron Freeman will headline an event honoring the life of the Rev. ... Read More »

Rock Around the Clock New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Fireworks at our 2009 Rock-Around-the Clock New Year’s Eve Celebration were made possible by generous donations from: Ken Young Food Distributors; G&W Electric; Korbakes Liquors; Beggar’s Pizza; Double Play Saloon; Fraternal Order of Eagles #1332;    Restorante Tenochtitlan; the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce and Industry; the Addison-Miller Family;  Mail Managers (the Brienzo Family);  Greg Lochow (Franklin Framing);  Three Sister’s Antiques Mall  (the ... Read More »

Holiday Fun Saturday 12/5 in Blue Island!

Blue Island will be all red and green this Saturday, Dec. 5 as we welcome the holidays! 11a-2p – Lunch with Santa; Memorial Park Field House; SOLD OUT! WAY TO GO SANTA!! 12-2p – Children’s Christmas Party, Blue Island Rec Center; Donation 2:30p – Christmas Movies at the Library, Blue Island Public Library; Free 5:30p – Christmas Light Parade Western ... Read More »