Joliet officials approve controversial plans for Corridor 80 Subdivision

The Joliet City Council decided to advance the controversial plans for Corridor 80 Subdivision at its Jan. 15 meeting. The developer, Exeter Spencer Land, had been seeking approval for its future warehouse development plans for the 101-acre site at the ...

Culinary team at JJC wins Gold at state competition

Following a first place finish at the State Cook-Off Championship, the Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts Competition Team is preparing to represent Illinois at the regional competition this spring.

Steelmen Varsity Cheerleaders place first at Plainfield South Invitational

On January 13, 2019, the Joliet Central High School Varsity Cheerleaders placed first out of four teams at the Plainfield South High School Invitational. The co-ed team is coached by Jessica Reeder, Head Coach, and Danielle Corcoran, Assistant Coach.

Grandparents raising children support/resource group

Joliet Township High School Bridge Builder and grandparent, Mary White, is hosting a special group for grandparents raising children. Join Mary for fellowship, support, and assistance navigating the educational system.

Fourth highest game score in history helps Joliet West to first Regional Title

The Joliet West Boys Bowling Team won the Minooka Regional and qualified for Sectionals with a six-game total of 6,636 and a school record of 1,278 in the fourth game at Channahon Lanes on Saturday, January 12. Their score of ...

Slammer to receive award at Pitch & Hit Club Banquet

The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy are excited to announce that the team will receive the Professional Organization of the Year award at the 73rd annual Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago banquet on January 27. The team ...

JTHS Students of the Month

Joliet Township High School Congratulates the Students of the Month for January Joliet Central High School Students of the Month for January are Tara Tindall, Kiwanis Club; Jennifer Guzman-Vieyra, Rotary Club; Eileen Jimenez, Lions Club; and Ruddie Barefield, NAACP. Joliet ...

Library to participate in The Great Read

For the seventh straight year, the Joliet Junior College Library is participating in The Great Read to promote literacy, reading and community conversation. The program, which is open to the public, will serve Plainfield, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Lemont, Crest Hill, Lockport ...

USF Receives Federal S-STEM Grant Worth Nearly $650,000

The University of St. Francis (USF) was awarded a grant worth nearly $650,000 from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program. The grant will provide scholarships for 12 local high school students who ...

Joliet East High School Alumni Night

The Joliet Central High School varsity boys basketball team will honor Joliet East alumni during the game against Plainfield Central.

Connor clothing drive donations to MorningStar Mission

Thetimesweekly.com State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, visited MorningStar Mission in Joliet to deliver donations from the clothing drive he hosted earlier this month with state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Joliet. “MorningStar mission is a wonderful organization that does important work ...

Refuse collection & closures week of Dec 31

Garbage and recycling will be one day late for Joliet residents starting Tuesday through Friday during the week of Dec. 31, 2018 due to the New Year's Day holiday. Customers with regularly scheduled Monday pick-up will not be impacted by ...

Young boxing champ set to become Illinois’ greatest Athlete

You could call him "the Tiger Woods of boxing." According to his father, 11-year-old Joseph Awinongya Jr. is on his way to becoming the biggest athlete to come out of Illinois. The senior Awinongya should know, he's been training the ...

JTHS seeks discipline committee participants

Joliet Township High School is currently seeking JTHS parents, students, faculty, community members, and support staff to serve on the District Discipline Committee.

Nearly $650,000 Award for the University of St. Francis

The University of St. Francis will receive an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $649,677, said Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL). The funding will be provided through the NSF's Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ...