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Now You Know Around Town February 2019

CONGRESSWOMAN ROBIN KELLY TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE & THANKS SUPPORTERS FOR HAVING FAITH IN HER Although she had already been sworn in for a new term on Jan. 3, 2019 as part of the 116th Congress, Congresswoman Kelly again took the oath of office on January 7, 2019 in Matteson, IL administered by Cook County Judge Anna [...]

2019-03-03T10:00:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|Volume 21 February 2019|Comments Off on Now You Know Around Town February 2019

MAYOR VERNARD L. ALSBERRY JR. WINS THE SEAT AS THE DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN FOR BREMEN TOWNSHIP

MAYOR VERNARD L. ALSBERRY JR. WINS THE SEAT AS THE DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN FOR BREMEN TOWNSHIP Mayor Vernard L. Alsberry Jr. was a write-in candidate for Bremen Township Democratic Committeeman during the April 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Elections. He overwhelmly won the election with nearly 1,000 votes; a far margin over his opponent, Lisa Evans. The voters rewarded his experience [...]

2019-03-03T10:03:39+00:00February 15th, 2019|Volume 21 February 2019|Comments Off on MAYOR VERNARD L. ALSBERRY JR. WINS THE SEAT AS THE DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN FOR BREMEN TOWNSHIP

President’s Point February 2019

Happy New Year to the citizens of the Southland region. 2018 was a very busy year politically for us all. As a Write in Candidate, I was elected as the new Bremen Township Democratic Committeeman. Thanks to all who took the patients and time to write my name onto the ballot. Vernard Alsberry Jr. is a very difficult name [...]

2019-03-03T10:07:56+00:00February 15th, 2019|Volume 21 February 2019|Comments Off on President’s Point February 2019

THE PRESIDENT’S AFTER-SCHOOL STEAM PROGRAM

President Vernard Alsberry, Jr. and MYTT (Mentoring Youth Through Technology) President Randle Carter received a $18,000 check from Comcast to continue the outstanding work of the STEAM Program. The Village offered an eight-week after school STEAM program that focused on Science, Technology-Engineering-Art-and Math. The second session starts January 29, 2018. The dynamic program exposed our students to the various [...]

2018-01-21T10:47:46+00:00January 21st, 2018|Volume 19 January 2018|Comments Off on THE PRESIDENT’S AFTER-SCHOOL STEAM PROGRAM

Peace with a Purpose Forum

Governors State University hosted the third Peace With A Purpose Forum last August, with the PWAP Founder and Chairman, Village President Vernard Alsberry, Jr., serving as the facilitator of the forum. Attendees enthusiastically participated in roundtable discussions to compile data and community input to examine the priorities of the southland. The informative Forum was very well attended, and the [...]

2018-01-21T10:49:18+00:00January 21st, 2018|Volume 19 January 2018|Comments Off on Peace with a Purpose Forum

President’s Point January 2018

Happy New Year! To Hazel Crest residents, friends and family. I must say, 2017 was an outstanding year for the Village of Hazel Crest and Chicago Southland. In 2017, I was re-elected as Mayor of the Village of Hazel Crest along with a Board of Trustees which brought on a new Village Clerk, Isaac Wiseman, Village Trustee Java Rogers, Village [...]

2018-01-21T10:50:34+00:00January 21st, 2018|Featured, Volume 19 January 2018|Comments Off on President’s Point January 2018

President’s Point September 2017

Dear fellow Hazel Crest residents, neighbors and friends:  As we move from the summer to fall, my family and I would like to personally thank the residents of Hazel Crest for the support in my re-election as Mayor.  The residents also re-elected Village Trustee Kevin Moore and elected a new Village Clerk, Isaac Wiseman, and two new Village Trustees, [...]

2017-09-15T09:14:23+00:00September 9th, 2017|Featured, Volume 18 September 2017|Comments Off on President’s Point September 2017

SAY NO TO SOLOMON’S SCHEME

SAY NO TO SOLOMON’S SCHEME TO TURN OUR VILLAGE INTO A CHICAGO-STYLE WARD SYSTEM Max Solomon is at it again. The same Max Solomon who ran for Hazel Crest Village President, State Senator, State Representative , 144 School Board and South Suburban College School Board and was overwhelmingly defeated. The same Max Solomon who cost you the Village [...]

2017-09-09T05:34:12+00:00September 9th, 2017|Volume 18 September 2017|Comments Off on SAY NO TO SOLOMON’S SCHEME

Peace with a Purpose Forum

The third Peace with a Purpose Forum (PWAP) was hosted at Governors State University August 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The third forum was attended by over 60 community leaders, elected officials, educators, business leaders and leaders from community organizations. Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard L. Alsberry Jr. the chairperson and founder of the Peace with a Purpose forum provided [...]

2017-09-15T09:18:37+00:00September 9th, 2017|Volume 18 September 2017|Comments Off on Peace with a Purpose Forum

2017 Legislative Update for the 30th District

Since the start of the Legislative Session I have sponsored several portions of legislation. Many of which have passed both the House and Senate and are currently awaiting action by the Governor. For additional information on the following or any other bills, please visit www.ilga.gov . HB 284 - Synopsis as Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that [...]

2017-08-24T06:28:48+00:00June 22nd, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Legislative Update for the 30th District