Now You Know 2017

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

President’s Point June 2017

Hello residents and friends of the Village of Hazel Crest Illinois and the Southland Region. I hope you are enjoying spring and are excited about the coming summer months. First I want to personally thank Hazel Crest residents for re-electing me for another four-year term as Village President and for supporting the Hazel Crest United Party slate of candidates: Clerk [...]

2017-08-24T06:29:08+00:00June 20th, 2017|Featured, news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on President’s Point June 2017

A Message from Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings

Dear Neighbors, May 31st marked the end of the official legislative session in Springfield. Unfortunately, I am not here to deliver the good news that the House and Senate passed a budget plan for the next year. As I talk to residents throughout the district, I continue to hear about how the uncertainty and instability of the budget impasse is [...]

2017-08-24T06:29:58+00:00June 20th, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on A Message from Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings

The Southland Juvenile Justice Council

New Juvenile Justice Plan for Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency The Southlandland Juvenile Justice Council (SJJC) this May of 2017, has completed its plan for prevention of juvenile delinquency. The 5 point plan outlines programs to assist in battling juvenile delinquency in the Chicago Southland. Below are the programs and the program’s Goal, Vision and Mission. For more information on SJJC [...]

2017-08-24T06:30:14+00:00June 20th, 2017|Community New, news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on The Southland Juvenile Justice Council

Update from State Representative Al Riley

One of the most important goals for me in Springfield is to ensure that the policy that we pass in the form of legislation is fair and equitable both for the people of the 38th District and the rest of the state. In a few weeks, the House will introduce a budget that I feel is both fair and equitable. [...]

2017-06-20T09:08:48+00:00June 20th, 2017|Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on Update from State Representative Al Riley

A Message from Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Since the start of the year, a lot has happened in Washington. Tragically, everything that’s happened in Washington will hurt Illinois families, not help them. The biggest issue has been healthcare. Last month, Republicans, including all those from Illinois, voted to strip more than a million Illinoisans and 23 million Americans of their health insurance. The bill also saddles older [...]

2017-06-20T21:45:20+00:00June 19th, 2017|Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on A Message from Congresswoman Robin Kelly

SSMMA elects Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr president

EAST HAZEL CREST, IL (June XX, 2017) —The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) approved the organization’s 2017-18 slate of officers, naming Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr. to lead as president. His term begins in June, and runs through May 2018. The election took place at SSMMA’s May 18 dinner meeting, held at the Calumet Country Club in [...]

2017-06-23T18:07:56+00:00June 19th, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on SSMMA elects Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr president