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Winfrey Chosen for Silver Cross Board of Directors

Denise Winfrey, a Will County Board member and a longtime Joliet resident, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

Vaccine rates among African Americans in Will County dangerously low

Health officials in Will County are working to get more African Americans vaccinated as numbers continue to dangerously remain low, putting them at a high risk for contracting COVID-19.

State officials attend ribbon cutting ceremony for new park in New Lenox

A new park has opened in New Lenox that is designed to be accessible to those with special needs. State Senators Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) and Michael E. Hastings (D-Frankfort) attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Leigh ...

Silver Cross Foundation receives transformational gift to build NICU

New Lenox residents Tom and Michele Vana recently made an undisclosed transformational gift to support Will County's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) opening in 2022 at Silver Cross Hospital.

Providence Catholic Football coach to retire after 2021 season

thetimesweekly.com The Providence Catholic High School football program has had only two head coaches in its storied 53-year history. That will change after the fall of 2021. Coach Mark Coglianese has announced that he will step down after thirty-four years ...

Residents mixed on video gaming

It is a predicament facing many communities across the State of Illinois. Towns are grappling with whether to allow video gaming inside bars, restaurants, gas stations and other establishments with hopes of increasing the coffers from the revenues these machines ...

Silver Cross Hospital achieves 'Triple Crown" for Healthcare

Silver Cross Hospital achieved a first in its 125-year history: a place on the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list, a 5-Star Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)and an A for Patient Safety by the ...

Construction summer projects will put more people to work

Communities in Will County will benefit from a third $250 million installment for transportation projects as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital improvement program. Joliet is slated to receive $1.6 million; Plainfield $434,757.27; Lockport $281,080.28; Romeoville $435,844.69; Shorewood $192,164.89; and ...

Lifeline helping communities thrive

Many families in communities throughout Joliet and Will County have been struggling as a result of the ongoing health crisis. The Coronavirus pandemic has upended the local economy and in the poorest areas of the county – many who were ...

Will County Health Department reports 464 new COVID cases

As the country awaits the release of COVID vaccine distribution to get underway, Coronavirus cases continue to rise. The Will County Health Department on Wednesday reported 44,464 COVID cases, an increase of 464 from Tuesday, and seven additional deaths, bringing ...

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.

Area hospitals gear up for rising COVID cases

As a second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the country, Will County has seen a substantial rise in COVID cases as well. The Illinois Department of Public Health has reported 20,657 new COVID cases for Will County and ...

125 years and counting

The timesweekly.com It seems hard to imagine, but COVID-19 isn't the first pandemic Silver Cross Hospital has faced in its long and vibrant history. The hospital's healthcare heroes of more than a century ago cared for patients during the global ...

Providence introduced a creative hybrid approach for In-person learning during Covid pandemic

thetimesweekly.com Providence Catholic High School returned to school with a unique hybrid of in-person and online instruction beginning August 24. The school has introduced technology that broadcasts classes to those students who are learning at home. “Our blended approach differs ...

School districts moving closer to in-person learning

More school districts throughout Will County are moving closer to bringing students back into classrooms with safety precautions in place to protect both staff and students from the continued threat of the Coronavirus. The Troy Community School District 30-C school ...

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