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Understanding ways to rid your home of harmful toxins

The Muslim Association of Bolingbrook hosted “Creating a Safe Home”, a class on easy and affordable ways to kick harmful chemicals out of your home, organized by the MAB Sisterhood in association with the Masjid Al-Jumu’ah’s Green Squad. This ladies ...

2019 Toyota Camry

It was just last spring near Portland, Oregon, when Toyota launched the all new Toyota Camry. If you’ve ever been in that area of the country, it is loaded with trees and reportedly has more aggregate surfaced highways than anywhere ...

“Make It Work” by Tony A. Gaskins, Jr.c.2019, Howard Books

Not interested. Nope, you’ve tried it and it’s not for you. Neither is love, apparently, as evidenced by the string of awful dates you’ve had lately. You know that having a bad relationship is easy. Having a good one takes ...

2020 Ford Explorer

It was a Ford night last week when Ford introduced the all new Ford Explorer at Ford Field last week. The company wanted to get the jump on this week’s North American International Auto Show here and it did so ...

Pets of the week

CISCO Cisco is a very sweet and active little kitten. He has lots of fun romping and playing, especially with his best friend and brother, Poncho. He loves being with people and getting attention. He’s affectionate and likes to be ...

AUTO REVIEW: 2019 Mazda CX-9

Mazda is incrementally improving its midsize three row crossover vehicle the CX-9. But don’t get it twisted; this was a good crossover to begin with but now it can compete with top notch premium crossovers. Style is not a shortcoming ...

Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity Family Day

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Monday, January 21 — guests are invited to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) to celebrate Black Creativity Family Day. During Family Day, a free day for Illinois residents, guests can ...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Bolingbrook - Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Chi Sigma Omega chapter in a community-wide event honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 21, 2019 at 10am - 12pm. The event will take place at ...

“Stop That Yawn!” by Caron Levis, illustrated by LeUyen Pham c.2018, Atheneum Books for Young Readers

“I’m not tired!” That’s what you might say when it’s time for bed. You want to stay awake for awhile. Who can shut their eyes when fun might be happening? You’re not tired, but in the new book “Stop That ...

Pets of the week

BISCUIT Little Biscuit is a sweet girl who will require a very special family willing to set up a safe room, show patience and give her a chance. Her first mom couldn't wait and used a broom to lure her ...

Bridal Expo 2019

Rialto Square Theatre hosts the 25th Annual Rialto Square Theatre Bridal Expo, Sunday, January, 27, 2019 from 11a to 4p. We are thrilled to host local vendors and future brides in one of the most spectacular venues in all of ...

6th annual MLK unity brunch

Presented by Joliet Central's Black Student Union and Unity CDC

Tales of the Underground

Passengers on the Underground Railroad struggled with hunger, cold, unfamiliar surroundings, never knowing who to trust, and the overwhelming fear of getting caught.

Pets of the week

BUFORD Young Buford is a cute and friendly boy who would like a human playmate and feline buddy. He enjoys looking out the window and playing with all sorts of toys. Although he enjoys the company of people, when he’s ...

St. Bernard New Year’s Masses

St. Bernard Catholic Church, Sterling Ave and High St., Joliet will offer Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, a Holy Day of Obligation at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, January 1.