Improvements promised at Joliet DCFS

General Assembly hearing examines state response to Sema'j Crosby's death.

Joliet Branch of the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

n support of our community, the Joliet Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Color People (NAACP), is hosting its Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, August 5th.

Joliet commuter pedestrian tunnel closed starting July 27

As part of the continued work on the Joliet Gateway Center transportation campus, pedestrian tunnels near the train station will be closed in phases for construction activities, beginning Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Editorial: Joliet’s Collins Street prison worth the investment

Joliet resident Angel Guzman supports a plan by the city to purchase the old Collins Street prison and turn it in to a tourist destination.

Slammers host Florence Freedom in weekend series

Joliet - The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy host the Florence Freedom at home for a weekend series beginning on Friday, July 28. On Friday night, the Slammers Stadium opens early at 4:30 pm as the Slammers welcome ...

Petition pick up for General Primary Election

Joliet – Individuals interested in running as a political candidate in the General Primary on March 20, 2018 can pick up on September 5, 2017, petitions and start circulating them for signatures. The 1st day to file petitions is November ...

Weekend ash tree removal continues in Joliet

Ash tree removal continues in the Kendall Ridge, Silver Leaf, Clublands and Wexford East subdivisions in Joliet this weekend.

New venue for Joliet East 40th reunion

The Joliet East High School Class of 1977 reunion committee has changed locations to Gatto’s Italian Restaurant and Bar to celebrate their 40th class reunion on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The time is the same with cocktails at 6:00 pm ...

Slammers Chaz Meadows signed by Diamondbacks

Joliet – The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy are proud to announce that All-Star Shortstop Chaz Meadows’ contract has been purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Meadows was in his first season with the Joliet Slammers. During his time ...

Joliet approves agreement for Innovation Pavilion campus

The City of Joliet has finalized and approved a framework agreement with a business incubator that wants to build a high-tech campus downtown.

Joliet Central teacher wants city to do more to promote black entrepreneurship

Joliet Central High School teacher Ernest Crim wants the City of Joliet to do more to encourage entrepreneurship among African American residents in the city.

Optimism, more questions after Joliet prison tour

Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk sounded an optimistic note after taking a tour of the former Collins Street Prison last week.

Joliet West High School Class of 1972 45th Reunion

The Joliet West High School Class of 1972 will celebrate its 45th class reunion on Saturday, August 26, 2017 with a morning golf outing and an evening party at the Jacob Henry Mansion, located at 20 S Eastern Avenue in ...

Sponsors needed for wine walk

Cathedral Area Preservation Association Seeks Sponsors for Upcoming Wine Walk The Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA) is seeking event sponsors for its upcoming Wine Walk to be held on September 9. The annual event showcases historic homes while guests sample ...

Letter—McGuire invites public to July 25 hearing on Semaj Crosby death

State Senator Pat McGuire invites the public to attend a July 25 hearing with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services on the topic of the death of Joliet toddler Sema'j Crosby.