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Paddock leaves Chicagoland Speedway for Silver Cross Hospital

The former president of Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway in Joliet will now be working in the health care industry. Scott Paddock has been named Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

SBA urges residents to shop local, buy local on Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 28, 2020 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. The U.S. Small Business Administration encourages shoppers to shop small businesses as they are in need ...

Biden's first 100-day challenge: Transitioning to a more inclusive economy CRL calls for Fair Housing, Black Business assistance and more

The tumultuous 2020 presidential election triggered a record number of participating voters. Never before had so many people cast their preferences. And similarly, together substantiated how divided the nation is. For Black America, the financial ravages of the year have ...

How to avoid sabotaging yourself when it comes to money and retirement

Creating a secure retirement often comes down to smart planning as you consider saving and investment options, and choose the ones most likely to help you meet your goals. But not everyone makes wise choices, and financial missteps can play ...

National Black Chamber of Commerce launches criminal justice reform program to reduce recidivism

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) launched Project Rebound, a criminal justice reform program designed to help former offenders find employment and avoid going back to prison. Project Rebound will educate the small business community about in-custody employment training ...

New ALDI store now open in Shorewood

Residents in Shorewood have a new place to buy their groceries. Shorewood residents have a new place to buy their groceries. ALDI officials on Thursday morning opened a new store at 665 Brookforest Ave.

Romeoville votes to waive business license fee for food establishments

To assist the Romeoville service industry, the Village Board has voted to waive the 2021 business license fee for food establishments, including restaurants and bars. This is intended to provide additional relief to a segment of the village economy that ...

COVID-19 worsens debt collector harassment

Recalling its earlier research on the family wealth lost as a result of the Great Recession, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), holds that the effects of families of color losing $1 trillion of wealth, still hinders these same families ...

Will County recycling specialist elected to state, national roles

thetimesweekly.com Will County Recycling Specialist Marta Keane has been elected to state and national roles in the field of recycling.

States whose weekly unemployment claims are recovering the quickest

TTW Staff Report The U.S. is still grappling with a fall surge in the COVID-19 pandemic, and different states have reopened at different rates. Some states have paused their reopening plans or have even reversed course and issued new restrictions. ...

Pace receives 2020 APTA Innovation Award

Pace was recently honored as one of only two innovation award recipients throughout the country in 2020. Given to a public transportation leader whose accomplishments and innovations have greatly advanced public transportation, the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) 2020 Innovation ...

Economy and race relations seen as growing concerns ahead of election

As President Donald Trump flip-flops on whether he would back a new stimulus proposal to help stabilize America’s increasingly fragile financial, consumer and business markets — and provide a lifeline to struggling Americans — the latest Gallup poll reveals that ...

JPMorgan Chase commits $30 Billion to advance racial equity

TTW Report JPMorgan Chase announced recently, new long-term commitments to advance racial equity. The firm will harness its expertise in business, policy and philanthropy and commit an additional $30 billion over the next five years to provide economic opportunity to ...

Shorewood welcomes new businesses

Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Village of Shorewood has welcomed the following new businesses to town Red Wing Shoes 1107 Brook Forest Ave. 815-725-5583 Sells work footwear, accessories, and care products.

CRL Statement on the Federal Reserve’s plan to revamp the Community Reinvestment Act

TTW Press Room WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week in a board meeting, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve approved its draft Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). In May, the Office of ...

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