Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Arnold reclaims District 4 seat at Dallas City Council

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer The residents of District 4 will now have representation on the Dallas City Council again, and with a familiar face. Carolyn King Arnold won her runoff against Keyaira D. Saunders on Tuesday to retake her old...

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Plainfield gearing up for Rocktober Fest

A rockin' good time could soon come to the Village of Plainfield again. Organizers for Rocktober Beerfest made their pitch to the Plainfield Village Board at Monday's committee of the whole workshop, saying their inaugural festival last year "drove...

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Age hike considered for vapor users

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to be on the rise, the Village of Plainfield is considering whether to increase the age requirement and fine imposed to those who illegally use the vaping devices. The issue raised by the Plainfi...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

Residents voice concern over housing options

Joliet resident Summer Brand said that preparing to relocate her family from Fairview Homes has been a long journey. “I just got the notice,” she said, noting she has not yet started her housing search. “The housing authority did it in phases. We w...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

County Executive Larry Walsh receiving treatments

Will County Executive Larry Walsh, 70, announced he recently began chemo treatments following a diagnosis of cancer. His treatment regime began this past week. Walsh previously was treated for prostate cancer in 2014 following a diagnosis at a regul...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

40 school board candidates line up early Monday

Petition filing continues through 5 p.m. Monday, Dec 17 Joliet - Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry welcomed 40 local school board and Regional Office of Education candidates who arrived at her office early Monday morning to file petitions of can...

by Staff - 16 hours ago

New laws increase college affordability

Plainfield - Two new state laws that make dual-credit courses more available to high school students will take effect Jan. 1. Illinois Senate Education Committee Chair Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) championed the two laws, the first of whic...

by Staff - 19 hours ago

Open enrollment is now. Don't go through the process alone

It's time to sign up for health insurance. Between November 1 and December 15,millions of Americans will head to Healthcare.gov or the online exchange in their state to shop for coverage for 2019. Selecting the right health plan can be daunting. P...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Don King Thanks Costco

Costco's administrator Kim Scrrara and the world famous Don King[The following is a letter from Call & Post Publisher and sponsor of the 50-year plus tradition Turkey Tour giveaway that will unfold in six cities and conclude on Dec. 17 in Clevela...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Don King's Turkey Tour returns to Cleveland

Caption: Don King show here at a previous Turkey Tour in Cleveland. The more than 50 year tradition will return on Monday December 17, 2017. Legendary boxing promoter and global icon Don King has sponsored his traditional Turkey Tour for more than 5...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

Considered a Queen Mother and a leader in the struggle and movement for freedom, justice and equality, Rosanell Eaton proved a true matriarch to many civil rights leaders — especially when it came to the fight against voter suppression.Eaton died on...