Category Archives: fire protection
Rosemont Horizon Collapse Story Airs On The Science Channel
The Science Channel on your local cable provider is now airing a segment on the collapse of the Rosemont Horizon during its construction phase. Today it is known as the Allstate Arena. You can find it on the Science Channel … Continue reading →
Consider Voting “No” on Any Referendum The First Time It Is On The Ballot Whether It Is For A Municipality, Fire District, Park District, School District Or Other Government Initiative
A “NO” VOTE ON A REFERENDUM MAYBE A “YES” VOTE FOR THE MUNICIPALITY, PARK DISTRICT, FIRE DISTRICT, SCHOOLS OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES Here’s why: Voting NO returns the question to the Elected Governing Board for reconsideration and much needed revision. … Continue reading →
Memorial Day Weekend Marks the 45th Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire in Schiller Park
This Memorial Day weekend marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire on 25th Avenue. The fire started on the Saturday shortly after lunch on Memorial Day weekend 1976. George Kubalewski was the shift commander. Walter Siwek was the … Continue reading →
Remembering A Terrible Tragedy: 40 Years Later
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of those whose lives were lost 40 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. This week marks 40 years since American Airlines Flight 191 … Continue reading →
When God Was Creating Firefighters………..
When God was creating firefighters, he was into the sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared and said, “You’re doing a lot of extra work on this one.” And the Lord said, “Have you read the specs on this … Continue reading →
The Dangers of Febreze ??? Does the Extensive Usage of the Synthetic Air Freshner Pose a Significant Health Risk ?
If you use synthetic air fresheners in your car and/or living space and or associated with your clothes, you should know that you’re likely increasing risk of developing a variety of health problems. Headaches, earaches, depression, an irregular heart beat, … Continue reading →
Vote “YES” For Leyden Fire Protection District’s Referendum on March 20, 2018
For those that live in the Leyden Fire Protection District it is very important that you come out and vote in the March 20, 2018, primary. Not only should you vote but make sure you vote “YES” for the … Continue reading →
Why Should You Vote ?
Make your voice heard … Every Vote Counts! The Importance of Voting Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities that U.S. citizens have. About 150 million American citizens are qualified to vote. Unfortunately, many don’t. They give … Continue reading →