One of the recipients of a grant from Cook County is School District 163’s Barack Obama School of Leadership & STEM in Chicago Heights.
ICC Offers Summertime Tips to Keep Energy Costs Down
Supply chain constraints and the war on Ukraine are driving up the costs of energy as we head into the hot summer months.
Park Forest Prepares for Season’s Highest Temperatures As Excessive Heat Warning Is Issued for Region
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an excessive heat warning until Wednesday, June 15 at 8 p.m. with expected peak afternoon heat index values between 106 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. The Cook County Department of[Read More…]
Home Weatherization Assistance Deadline is June 10
As reported in eNews on April 27, the Village of Park Forest is helping residents with home weatherization improvements.
Rep. Kelly Visits Kankakee County Farm with President Biden
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) visited O’Connor Family Farms in Kankakee, Illinois on May 11 with President Biden and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. President Biden announced actions his administration is taking to support American farmers, reduce food prices, and feed the world.
Christmas Launch Now for the James Webb Space Telescope
Baltimore, MD-(ENEWSPF)- Weather is nudging the James Webb Space Telescope from December 24 to a Christmas Day launch. NASA and Arianespace successfully completed the Launch Readiness Review for the James Webb Space Telescope on Dec. 21. The team authorized the Ariane 5 rocket carrying Webb to rollout and the start[Read More…]
Wrath of Claudette Reintroduces US to Hurricane Season Horrors
By Mark Puleo, AccuWeather staff writer ACCUWEATHER-(ENEWSPF)- The hurricane season couldn’t wait until summer to start striking the United States. On the final day of spring, Tropical Storm Claudette reintroduced the Southeast to the horrors of hurricane season in deadly fashion. The storm burst onto radars last week before being[Read More…]
Extreme Heat Postpones Marian Catholic’s Graduation to Tuesday
Field Turf Clocks-in at 128 Degrees Sunday Afternoon Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Due to today’s extreme heat and out of concern for everyone’s health and safety, the graduation celebration for Marian Catholic’s Class of 2020 has been delayed, the school said in a statement. Principal Steve Tortorello said the field turf[Read More…]
‘Near impossible’ Travel Conditions Reported Across Northern US as Winter Storm Produces Blizzard Conditions
By Courtney Spamer, AccuWeather meteorologist AccuWeather-(ENEWSPF)- A storm that is unleashing flooding rains in the already soggy Southern states collided with the coldest air of the season on its northern side Wednesday, triggering a major snowstorm that brought whiteout conditions across portions of the Plains. As the system soaking the South moved northward along the Ohio River Valley on Wednesday, cold[Read More…]
Residents in Midwest, Central Plains on Alert for Potent Thunderstorms Through Midweek
By Kyle Elliott, AccuWeather meteorologist AccuWeather-(ENEWSPF)- After severe storms brought widespread reports of hail and wind damage from the Plains to the Ohio Valley and interior mid-Atlantic over the weekend, a series of storm systems will renew the risk for violent storms in the central Plains and Midwest through midweek. As[Read More…]