Volume 7 March 2015

President’s Point March 2015

Dear Citizens of Hazel Crest, We have made much progress in the almost two years since you elected me President of the Village of Hazel Crest. Since that time I have reinstituted all of our community Commissions. The Community Relations, Youth, Senior, Open Lands, Beautification, Planning and Zoning, and Veterans Commissions have provided outstanding support and programs to our citizens [...]

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National Kidney Month

While the main purpose of “Now You Know!” is the promotion of good government; we also believe that we also have a responsibility to promote good health for you and your loved ones. This month the focus is on your kidneys…both of them. Like many other body parts and functions, we don’t pay a lot of attention to our kidneys [...]

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News Brief March 2015

Level 1 Trauma Center Legislative Hearing Set for GSU Hazel Crest Village President Vernard L. Alsberry, Jr. has raised the issue of the urgency of establishing a Level 1 Trauma Center in the south suburbs. Following a discussion with State Representative Will Davis (D-30), it was decided to hold an official legislative hearing to bring all stakeholders to the [...]

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2016 State Budget Proposal

Nothing to Celebrate in Fiscal 2016 State Budget Proposal If you’re looking for a reason to be optimistic about the future, and you’ve seen Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget plan, good luck. The only good news is that the Democratic-controlled legislature will get an opportunity to weigh in and hopefully make it a little less painful for our most [...]

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Vote on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Let’s Get Out And Vote on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 For a Better Hazel Crest - Vote Hazel Crest First Party   The February 24th municipal election in Chicago, resulting in an April 7th runoff between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and runner-up Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, is just the latest example of the importance of exercising your [...]

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National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month     While some wonder why Black History Month falls during the shortest month of the year, last month’s “Now You Know!” documented why founder Carter G. Woodson selected February. Short it may be, but at least Black achievement and progress is noted locally and across the country. Not so with Women’s History [...]

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