Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Chili Lunch

On Sunday, November 28th, Christ Memorial Church is hosting their annual Chili Lunch. For $5.00 you receive a bowl of Chili, bread/crackers, drink and dessert! And, the Chili is delicious. Christ Memorial Church is located across the street from the Library at 2440 York Street. Hours for lunch are Noon until 2:00pm. Read More »

BBQ on the Hill

The Blue Island Park District is hosting their inaugural BBQ on the Hill. Rib cooking contest, live music, food, bingo and entertainment for the entire family. Visit the Blue Island Park District website for more details! Read More »

Three New Firefighters

From left to right, Director John Rita; Alderman Candace Carr; FF RandyLudke II; Fire Chief James Klinker; Mayor Domingo Vargas; FF Kevin Morphey; and FF Patrick Smith. Mayor Domingo Vargas swore in three new Firefighters on Monday, September 22nd. Welcome to FF Randy Ludke II, FF Kevin Morphey and FF Patrick Smith! Read More »

Guns Vs. Hoses Softball Game

The Blue Island Police Department vs. the Blue Island Fire Department Softball challenge! Don’t miss this exciting event! Saturday, September 20th, 6:00pm Hart Park, 123rd & Western Avenue This event is free, but donations will be taken for St. Benedict School if you wish to contribute. Read More »

Bike ‘N Dine!

Join the Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail for a bike ride that spotlights great local eateries! Dining at Mario Tacos, Restaurante Tenochtitlan, Beggars Pizza, Tuscan Grill and Rock Island Public House. The cost is $35.00 per person not including liquor or tips. A portion of the proceeds will go to Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail. To ... Read More »