Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Flossmoor Road Viaduct Closure

NOTICE FLOSSMOOR ROAD VIADUCT CLOSURE Beginning Monday, August 11 at 10 a.m. and continuing for approximately eight weeks Flossmoor Road viaduct will be closed as part of the METRA Flossmoor Train Station Rehabilitation project. The project includes rehabilitation of the bridge columns, masonry work and improved lighting under the viaduct. Flossmoor Road will be closed at Sterling Avenue on the ... Read More »

Taste of Thornton Township!

Bring the whole family to Taste of Thornton Township Saturday, August 23rd 9:00am – 6:00pm 333 E. 162nd Street South Holland Live entertainment, food vendors, crafts and more! Click on 2014 Taste Flyer for more details. Read More »

Celebration of Health

Family event with participation from Access to Care, South Suburban Housing Center, Illinois Action for Children, SIDS, Woman at Peace presented by Southland Health Care Forum 708-856-8295 Saturday, August 23rd, 10:00am – 1:00pm Read More »

Help kids start the School Year Prepared

Hello Blue Island! Please help our neighborhood children with much-needed school supplies to start the year off right. We currently have over 60 homeless families that attend our schools and a very large portion of our children are on some kind of financial assistance. School supplies and uniforms are hard for struggling families to afford, especially when some are forced ... Read More »

Transform Blue Island through Groupon!

The City of Blue Island – B.I.G.G. (Blue Island Going Green), has partnered with Groupon Grassroots for a local Placemaking Initiative to help Transform the 119th Street Welcome Berm. Activate B.I.G.G. is a community-wide effort to improve underutilized spaces in Blue Island, beginning with the entry-space located at 119th & Vincennes. Donations will help purchase equipment & materials needed for ... Read More »