Select a news topic from the list below, then select a news article to read.

Intolerance education essay contest

Simon Wiesenthal Center, IARSS Partner to Promote Intolerance Education through Essay Contest

Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Basic human rights are threatened every day by hatred and intolerance. The internet, social media and constant connectivity through smartphones and similar devices make us more vulnerable than we realize to these threats, especially children. These are two powerful reasons why the Simon Wiesenthal Center, through its innovative[Read More…]

child abuse

IL House Judiciary Criminal Committee Advances Bill to Protect Children Testifying in Abuse Cases

Dieterich, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A downstate legislator is the primary sponsor of a bill to make remote testimony for victims under 13 years of age the standard practice in alleged abuse cases. The Illinois House Judiciary Criminal Committee advanced the legislation by State Rep. Adam Niemerg (R-Dietrich). House Bill 2607 establishes a[Read More…]

Free veteran home repair

Veterans: Cook County Partners with Rebuilding Together to Repair Your Homes

The $1.25 million program will improve at least 30 veteran-owned homes over two years Cook County, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the call for applications for the County’s Department of Veterans Affairs home repair program. The county has a partnership with Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago. Cook County[Read More…]

steps with pots on natural flowers on each

April Brings Gardening Tips, Virtual Talks, and Autism Awareness to the Park Forest Library

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As April brings warmth, the Park Forest Public Library offers two events – one in-person and one virtual – to help patrons with their gardening efforts. On Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m., the library will present Container Garden Secrets. The program covers how to purchase the[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023