Tag Archives: Village of Schiller Park

Memorial Day Weekend Marks the 43rd Anniversary of 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

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O’Hare Area Is Getting a New Highway: I 490


I 490 is currently under construction to link I 90 (Jane Addams Tollroad) to I 294 (TriState Tollroad) with interchanges at Green Street/Franklin Avenue and at the intersect of I 294 and County Line Road, with the major interchange at … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers About The I 294 Expansion in The Schiller Park Area by Illinois Tollroad Commission Representatives


Questions and answers were asked by residents of Schiller Park after the Illinois Tollroad completed their presentations, which can be seen at this link:

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A Typical Illinois Governmental Fiasco


So IDOT just finished the contract on restoring the road surface and concrete curbs on Irving Park Road in Schiller Park, and now less than a week later the Illinois Tollroad Commission is tearing up the work. #Illinois #taxpayer #dollarsatwork … Continue reading

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This Day, May 25th, is One That is Forever in my Heart as We Remember American Flight 191


My thoughts and prayers go out to all of , those whose lives were lost 39 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. In 1979, May 25th, was also a Friday, and … Continue reading

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A Schiller Park Transgender Student Shares His Good and Bad Memories of Grammar School and High School


Transgender student Charlie Zielinski https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/ https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.dailyherald.com/amp-article/20170316/news/170319203/?amp_js_v=0.1&usqp=mq331AQECAEoAQ%3D%3D#origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&prerenderSize=1&visibilityState=prerender&paddingTop=54&p2r=0&horizontalScrolling=0&csi=1&aoh=15271304605258&viewerUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Famp%2Fs%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Famp-article%2F20170316%2Fnews%2F170319203%2F&history=1&storage=1&cid=1&cap=swipe%2CnavigateTo%2Ccid%2Cfragment%2CreplaceUrl An interesting Schiller Park School District 81 and East Leyden High School Story Transgender student: I am mad, I am upset, and I am invalidated

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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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IEP Landscape is Altered By US Supreme Court Decision


As parents begin discussing individualized education programs for their children this spring, disability legal experts say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling will set the stage for stronger goals and higher expectations. But even with the backing of the highest court … Continue reading

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A Solution For Snow Plows Blocking Driveway Entrances


Public Works snow plow drivers are working 12 hour shifts due to the current snow event. Avoiding driveway entrances when snow plowing streets is not possible, however residents can help minimize the snow pushed into their driveways by clearing a … Continue reading

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