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Gov. Pritzker Kicks Off ‘All in Illinois’ to Reinforce State’s Stay at Home Message
Governor JB Pritzker launched a new statewide effort today called ‘All in Illinois’ to reinforce the state’s core message, backed by scientists and public health experts: stay at home and stay safe. As Illinoisans continue to practice social distancing to...

Window to West Chicago Newsletter - Spring
The health and safety of the West Chicago community and our employees is the top priority of the City of West Chicago. The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation with new information becoming available...

West Chicago Mayor Issues a Declaration of Emergency
Mayor Ruben Pineda has issued a Declaration of Emergency beginning Monday, March 30, 2020. It is effective for seven days per State Statute and the...

City of Warrenville's Hometown Happenings Newsletter
It was the summer of 1949. Marge Brummel was again worried about her three boys. From 1916 onward, a polio epidemic had appeared each summer in at least one part of the country. It was one of the...

School District 200 - Extending Stay at Home Order
This afternoon, Governor Pritzker extended the Stay at Home Order through April 30. The Governor also shared that this could change and that he would communicate any changes at a daily news briefing. For now, this means the earliest we could shift from...

Gov. Pritzker Announces Income Tax Filing Extension, More Than $90 Million in Small Business Aid
Building on measures designed to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois families during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker announced a three-month extension of the income tax filing deadline and several new programs to provide more than $90 million in financial relief to small businesses across...

City of West Chicago Cancels Blooming Fest
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to cause cancellations of public gatherings across the country, the City of West Chicago has announced that in the interest of public health and safety it is ...

Update from School District 200 - Resources, Keeping a Routine at Home, and more!
We thank all of our families and staff for their efforts to continue learning through our E-Learning plans. We know that the transition from the traditional school day to e-learning comes with new challenges. Keeping a routine, while allowing for a balance in your child's day is important. The resources ...

STATE TREASURER TO MAKE LOW-INTEREST BRIDGE LOANS FOR BUSINESSES
Illinois small businesses can tap into $250 million in low-interest bridge loans as soon as this week to help push through the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today. The state treasurer’s office will make $250 million available to Illinois banks and credit unions that wish to participate. The financial institutions will determine who is...

Gov. Pritzker Announces Series of New Measures to Help Illinoisans Affected by COVID-19
As Illinoisans face increasing challenges as a result of the coronavirus, Governor JB Pritzker announced a series of new measures to relieve pressure on small businesses, increase safe opportunities for...

Mayor David Brummel of Warrenville Declares Local State of Emergency
On March 16, 2020, Mayor Brummel declared a local state of emergency for the City of Warrenville. This Declaration will allow the City to take measures to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Primarily, the declaration enables the city to receive ...

Award-Winning Local House Painting Company Launches New Downers Grove Location
3rd Gen today announced the launch of its newest location, 3rd Gen Painters Downers Grove, serving homeowners and businesses in DuPage County. This new Downers Grove location is the award-winning painting company's second location ...

Important Information from the West Chicago Park District
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak widens across the state and region, the West Chicago Park District continues to be proactive in taking guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health, the DuPageCounty Health Department and...

VFW Voice of Democracy Contest “What Makes America Great”
The West Chicago VFW Post 6791 and the Ladies’ Auxiliary awarded almost $2,500 in prize money to students who entered the annual Voice of Democracy competition during the Feb. 18, 2020 Community High School District 94 Board of ...

Funny for Fringe Special Comedy Event March 24 - Community High School Dist. 94
Some of Chicago’s top professional stand-up comedians will perform at West Chicago Community High School to raise funds for the school’s drama student’s trip to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in ...

Paella (Spanish Rice) - Traditional Spanish Recipe
I´m going to show you how to make a Spanish paella for 4 people for under $10. Yup, you read that correctly, an authentic flavored Spanish paella for less than an Alexander Hamilton bill. This Paella is loaded with flavors, made with simple...

Torrijas (Spanish Cinnamon Toast) - Traditional Spanish Recipe
When Easter comes around, torrijas are found in just about every bakery in Spain. Torrijas are very similar to french toast, expect they are cooked in a different way. This simple torrijas recipe hails from the roman times, and later became...

Spanish Cava Sangria - Traditional Spanish Recipe
Spain is famously known for their sangria, a delicious cocktail made with either red wine or white wine. In this post, I will show you how to make a Spanish cava sangria recipe. This sangria is made with fresh fruits and cava, Spain´s famous sparkling wine. This ...

Gambas al Ajillo (Sauteed Shrimp with Garlic) - Traditional Spanish Recipe
I can rember the first time I had Gambas al Ajillo (Sauteed Shrimp with Garlic), I was a young boy and I was fascinated with the dish. Wonderful aromas and flavors of garlic, smoked paprika, and the all mighty shrimp. It was...

Huevos Rotos - Traditional Spanish Recipe
Spanish broken eggs, known as ¨Huevos Rotos¨ in Spain, are one of the most popular dishes in the Iberian peninsula. In this recipe, I created that exact same dish, but with a twist. Spanish Broken Eggs with Sweet Potato Fries. This dish is ...

Spanish Crema Catalana - Traditional Spanish Recipe
When it comes to desserts Spain has a huge selection to choose from, but Crema Catalana has to be one of the most famous, along with Flan and Turron de Alicante. Crema Catalana is very similar to Crème Brûlée and originates from the French ...

Sauteed Shrimp in Creamy Saffron Sauce - Traditional Spanish Recipe
These Sautéed Shrimp in Creamy Saffron Sauce are seriously one of the BEST shrimp dishes I have ever tasted. Loaded with an insane amount of flavor, super easy to make and done in 20 minutes. Serve these shrimp as...

Berenjenas Fritas con Miel - Traditional Spainish Recipe
Spain is a country with a very rich history, for thousands of years, many different tribes and countries tried to conquer Spain. All of them leaving a gift behind before being defeated and expelled, the gift of food. Take for example this dish...

FCA Force Football Special Registration Offer!
Hello and welcome to FCA Force Football. Please follow the link 2020 FCA FORCE FOOTBALL REGISTRATION. When you get to the registration page, select Jr. Pee Wee. You must create a Sports Connect username & password. After setting up a username & password you must fill in ...

Census Toolkit for Illinois Business Owners & Managers
The success of the 2020 U.S. Census will have important implications for businesses in Illinois. The decennial population count contributes to critical data (publicly accessible through the Census Business Builder) that businesses use to identify where to open a new store and what products and services to offer. It helps allocate funding for various federal business loan programs across the country and ...

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