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Joliet collecting donations for Houston residents

The City of Joliet will begin accepting donations today for the people of Houston, Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Children’s Advocacy Center grant approved

Joliet— The Will County Board recently voted unanimously to increase funding for the Children’s Advocacy Center. The funding comes from a grant the center received from the Department of Justice, called the The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant. The ...

New state budget takes more out of Joliet coffers

The City of Joliet will have to tighten its belt next year as the new state budget takes a bigger bite out of some of its revenue streams.

New African American business group launches in Joliet

A collaboration with the Joliet Chamber of Commerce, the African American Business Association held its kickoff event recently at the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet. The group hopes to create more opportunities for African American entrepreneurs in the city.

Slammers Duke Von Schamann named pitcher of the week

Joliet — The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy are proud to announce pitcher Duke von Schamann has been named Week 16 Pitcher of the Week as chosen by Pointstreak, the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and ...

Funding uncertain for local non- profits

At its most recent meeting in August, Spanish Community Center director Veronica Gloria approached the Joliet City Council to find out where the city was in the process of providing financial assistance to non-profit organizations that have struggled under the ...

Head Start administrator graduates from UCLA program

Joliet - Training completed by Head Start executive Ericka Williams will ultimately benefit children and their families from Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet in Joliet, Illinois. Ericka is one of 40 graduates of the June 2017 UCLA Head Start Management ...

JJC new event center grand opening

Community members are invited to the official grand opening celebration of JJC’s Event Center on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 3:30 p.m. on the college’s Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet. The ceremony will kick off at 3:30 p.m. with ...

JTHS hosting strategic plan meeting

Joliet Township High School invites the community and all stakeholders to a Strategic Plan Progress Report Presentation on Tuesday, September 12 from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. in the Board Room of the JTHS Administrative Center located at 300 Caterpillar Drive ...

Slammers double header, breast cancer awareness night

Joliet- The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy host the Traverse City Beach Bums at home this weekend beginning with a double header on Friday, August 25 for Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Breast Cancer Awareness night is presented by ...

Trinity Services’ annual dinner

New Lenox - All are invited to join Trinity Services, Inc. for its 28th Annual Dinner Dance and Auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Odyssey Country Club, 19110 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park. The theme of this year’s ...

Volunteers are a “Gift” to the new Joliet ReStore

Amazon volunteers played a major part in helping to unload donated products for a ReStore tent sale, where proceeds are used to build homes for low income families in Will County. A semi-trailer of products were donated from a major ...

Joliet Unity Movement celebrates '815 Day'

Several hundred young people turned out to participate in a variety of events including basketball, tug of war, dance contests, bounce houses, double dutch jump rope and a talent show.

Joliet project will bring more apartments to downtown

The City of Joliet plans to finalize a development deal that will bring 35 new apartments and new retail space to its downtown in the next 2 years.

Joliet losing nearly $2 million in new state budget

Joliet will have to find a way to plug a nearly $2 million hole in its budget next year after an analysis by city staff shows that the state will take a bigger cut of its sales taxes and local ...