Sunday, November 23, 2014


Remember our Wounded Soldiers at Christmas

On Sunday, December 7th at 4:00pm, St. Joseph/St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 2453 Oak Street (at Greenwood), Holiday Party and Gift Drive for Hospitalized and Homeless Veterans. “We invite you to share your Christmas joy with our wounded soldiers and homeless veterans at our Potluck party. Please bring holiday gifts and survival gear to our annual Christmas party at the church. ... Read More »

Oak Street Health Ribbon Cutting

/IMG_0530.jpg”> Mayor Vargas joins Oak Street Health CEO, Geoff Price, and staff in dedicating their new facility in Blue Island! On Wednesday, October 29th, City Officials joined Mayor Vargas in welcoming Oak Street Health to Blue Island. Oak Street Health is located at 3046 W. 127th Street. For more information read the article in the Daily Southtown. Read More »

Fire Prevention Week Poster Winners

Mayor Vargas with poster winners Daniella Hernandez and Xavier Bush Fire Chief Jim Klinker awarding Daniella and Xavier Each year, the Blue Island Fire Department hosts a poster contest for Grade School Students during Fire Prevention Week. This year’s winners are Daniella Hernandez, St. Benedict School 4th Grade Student and Xavier Busch, St. Benedict School 3rd Grade Student. Daniella and ... Read More »

Folgers Flag

Mayor Vargas and Deb Folgers After 53 years in business, family owned Folgers Flag sold to Liberty Flag. Folgers supplied Christmas Decoration to the City of Blue Island since 1970’s. Throughout the years, Folgers would donate leftover wreaths and boughs to the City to decorate City Hall and other Public Buildings for the Holidays. On Tuesday, October 28th at the ... Read More »