Saturday, December 20, 2014

News

Yard Waste Notice

ATTENTION RESIDENTS, YARD WASTE PICK UP WITH ALLIED WASTE ENDED ON 11/30. ANY REMAINING LEAVES OR YARD DEBRIS THAT YOU WISH TO HAVE PICKED UP NEEDS TO BE PLACED IN A CAN OR ANY TYPE OF BAG, AND A CALL SHOULD BE PLACED TO PUBLIC WORKS AT (709) 597-8604. Read More »

Winter Health Challenge

The Blue Island Community Health Coalition wants to get you involved in staying healthy during the coldest months of the year — January through March. Attend our kickoff meeting, on Tuesday, December 2nd, at 6:30pm, at the Blue Island Public Library, 2433 York Street. We’ll talk about strategies to put that accountability in place, and we’ll talk about specific things ... Read More »

Volunteers Plant Winter Plants in Planters

The Planters on Western Avenue, in front of City Hall and in front of the Blue Island Library have been filled with winter plants thanks to Alderman Tom Hawley and a handful of volunteers. Thank you for all your hard work: • Val Kehoe • Tom Mantel • Ald. Jim Johanson • Betty Harmeyer • Diane Jacobson • Julie Sklom ... Read More »

New Blue Island Firefighter

FF Pinnick getting sworn in by Mayor Vargas as Fire Chief Jim Klinker looks on. Alderman Candace Carr pinning a badge on FF Pinnick Public Safety Director, John Rita; Alderman Candace Carr; Fire Chief Jim Klinker; and Mayor Vargas congratulate FF Pinnick as members of the Blue Island Fire Department look on. On Monday, 11/24, Mayor Domingo Vargas swore-in new ... Read More »

Blue Island Community Health Fair

6th Annual Blue Island Community Health Fair will be held on Monday, November 24th from 5:00-8:00pm at Veterans Memorial Middle School Gym, 12320 Greenwood Avenue. Free health screenings, healthy food tastings, lead screenings, environmental health awareness information , raffles and giveaways. This event is FREE and is sponsored by School District 130, MetroSouth Medical Center and the City of Blue ... Read More »