Just five years ago, in December of 2012, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred. According to reports at the time, the incident was the deadliest mass shooting at either a high school or grade school in U.S. history and ...
All parents should feel empowered to teach their children social and emotional development.
In a letter to the editor, Mark Turk asks what it will take to stop the senseless killing in schools.
Letter writer Pam Heavens, of Joliet, writes about the weakening of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the impact those actions will have as a result.
Now “45” wants a parade. He wants it in November, probably before the mid-term elections. Some see it as move to mobilize his base and stroke his own ego; others actually believe that he wants to celebrate and honor members ...
This week’s Joliet City Council meeting sparked what could be identified as a ‘balance of resource and need’ debate. In the name of efficiency, the city is considering the use of one piece of fire-fighting apparatus that would replace two ...
Once and for all, let’s get this straight. America has gotten out of the Black people business!
Congressman Bill Foster says he was disappointed following the President's state of the union address this week.
The year leading up to his inauguration in 2017, as the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump espoused senseless, baseless and ultimately empty assertions about the state of Black Americans and our communities.
The following is Bolingbrook United’s response to Mayor Claar’s January 18, 2018, State of the Village address.
Balance is a word sometimes used to explain the “challenges” of issues that are difficult to resolve and not everyone is satisfied with the solution. The most common definitions of “balance” can be found in any dictionary.
As a parent, I recognize that I am my children's biggest advocate and I work hard to make sure that they have the best learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.
In light of the most recent spate of chaos created by Gov. Bruce Rauner, State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) is calling for a pause on the award of tax credits to scholarship donors.
Organizers of the Plainfield Need Family Drive thank the community for their generosity.
This week Wayne talks about the Tet Offensive and parking in downtown Joliet.