One of the recipients of a grant from Cook County is School District 163’s Barack Obama School of Leadership & STEM in Chicago Heights.
Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (D-IL) helped pass two bills that will improve families’ access to infant formula, ensure every baby has the nutrition they need to live and develop, and prevent this crisis from happening again.
Park Forest region and COVID-19. (MGN) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- While more residents have been vaccinated since we last reported, Park Forest numbers still lag behind residents of other towns in the percentage of residents who have completed vaccination regimens for COVID-19. More than 65% of our residents have received one[Read More…]
The Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve. (Rick Vaughan / Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As winter begins, turn your thoughts and attention to our local birds and join our winter workshop to prepare for fun spring bird watching. Bird identification can be overwhelming, but learning only a[Read More…]
The Park Forest Police Department called this photograph, “Patrolling in a winter wonderland,” posted to the department’s Facebook page November 18, 2018. (Photo: Park Forest Police Officer Mitch Greer) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Have you ever wondered how animals spend the winter? Join us Saturday, December 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Thorn[Read More…]
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Center. (Rick Vaughan / Thorn Creek Woods Nature Center) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Is all soil created equal? Come and see, smell, hear and feel for the parts of soil. Learn how soil supports every form of life in the woods. On the hike with naturalist April Richards,[Read More…]
NASA’s Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission is targeted to launch in 2023. SPHEREx will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. (Credits: Caltech) Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- NASA[Read More…]
This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of a concentration of stars within the globular cluster NGC 6752. Hidden among the stars is an image of a background galaxy that is much farther away. The diminutive galaxy, named by its discoverers as Bedin 1, measures only around 3,000 light-years at[Read More…]
MARYLAND—(ENEWSPF)—September 6, 2018 By: Rob Gutro and Hal Pierce Hurricane Florence became more powerful over the past few days while moving through the central Atlantic Ocean and wind speeds increased from tropical storm force to a Category 3 hurricane. The GPM core satellite provided a look under the clouds to investigate[Read More…]
CALIFORNIA—(ENEWSPF)—August 20, 2018 Contacts: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. and JoAnna Wendel, NASA Headquarters, Washington NASA’s InSight spacecraft, en route to a Nov. 26 landing on Mars, passed the halfway mark on Aug. 6. All of its instruments have been tested and are working well. As of Aug. 20, the spacecraft[Read More…]