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High School Badminton team headed for State

Joliet Central High School Girls Badminton team members Daisy Catalan and Lauryn Luangsomkham will compete in the IHSA Badminton State Championship on Friday, May 9, 2019, at Eastern Illinois University. The Joliet Central Girls Badminton team is coached by Lisa ...

Joliet Central Girls’ Basketball Coach wins IBCA Coach of the Year

Joliet Central High School Girls’ Basketball Coach Laura Brumfiel was selected as a 2019 Coach of the Year by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA). The IBCA honors coaches throughout the state for their success on the court and their ...

Homelessness low in Joliet area

Joliet mayor says it’s high time the city address homelessness. But details on what that means are unclear, following a report from the federally funded, multi-agency Will County Continuum of Care, which notes that homelessness in the area is actually ...

Joliet Central High partners with J-Power USA for dual enrollment

To meet the demand for highly skilled technicians in Will County, J-Power USA sponsored the tuition costs of one Joliet Township High School senior to participate in the Advanced Integrated Maintenance Program (AIM) at Joliet Junior College (JJC). JTHS seniors ...

Joliet West Journalism team breaks multiple records after advancing to State

After placing as sectional champions for the first time in ten years, the Joliet West Journalism team was set on continuing their winning streak. The state competition, held at Heartland Community College in Normal, Illinois, was full of eager students ...

Slammers spring training game

The Joliet Slammers announce a spring training game will be held at Coal City High School on Sunday, May 5th at 2pm. The Slammers will play division rival Windy City ThunderBolts. Fans can watch the game for FREE. Limited bleacher ...

IDSA selects Joliet West Speech Team Head Coach

The Illinois Directors of Students Activities (IDSA) recently recognized Kristin Blake, Speech Team Head Coach from Joliet West High School, as an Outstanding Activity Advisor of the year. She was one of three activity advisors across the state to be ...

Joliet West High School hosts local filmmaker Jason Pittman

Joliet West High School hosted local filmmaker Jason Pittman and Pastor Jamar Cook as part of the curriculum module "Using Documentary Film as an Introduction to Rhetoric". Students applied their knowledge of rhetoric to analyze segments of Pittman's documentary, "Choose ...

Joliet Central students compete in 2019 State Drafting Competition

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, three Joliet Central High School students competed in the 42nd annual Illinois Design Educators Association (IDEA) State Drafting Competition at Illinois State University. Over 900 students competed in the regional competition and 200 hundred of ...

Criminal defendants get second chance

Joliet - Six participants graduated recently from the Will County Mental Health Court in a public ceremony at the Will County Office Building. The individuals are from the communities of Plainfield, Homer Glen, Romeoville, and Joliet. The program was established ...

USF receives funding for water program

Joliet - The University of St. Francis (USF) has been named a grant recipient through Illinois American Water’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program. USF was one of ten grant recipients named from a statewide applicant pool. USF will use its $228 ...

Magazine highlights student’s love for space

The Spring 2019 Connections Magazine, prepared by the Joliet Junior College Communications and External Relations Department, is now available for online viewing. Print copies will soon be distributed throughout the community.

JJC Math department invite community to Math Matters

Parents with children high school age or younger are invited to visit JJC on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Math Matters is designed to help build your child's excitement for math and learn more about Common ...

NASCAR Geoff Bodine to headline Race Fan Rally in downtown Joliet

The Joliet City Center Partnership (CCP) announced that legendary NASCAR driver Geoff Bodine will be the main attraction at June 26th's annual Race Fan Rally event sponsored by Hawk Chevrolet Cadillac in Downtown Joliet. Bodine will be available for autographs, ...

Police seatbelt safety zones patrols, Memorial Day

Joliet Police Chief Al Roechner announced today that the Joliet Police Department, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Transportation, will participate in a statewide effort to increase seatbelt usage and reduce the number of impaired drivers over the Memorial ...