Archive for January 2019

Snow Update

Village of Hazel Crest Department of Public Works Weather TIPS FAQ: Q: What to do to prevent pipes from freezing? A: Turn-up heat in your home and open cabinets where pipes are located to allow heat to get to the pipes. You can also leave water trickling from faucets to avoid freezing. Q: How to…

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Apply NOW for college scholarships

Applications to the Lila Mae Wilson Foundation must be postmarked NO LATER THAN Wednesday, February 15. Click here for the flyer with information or log on to www.lmwsf.org.

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Park District News

  Register NOW for the following events:  Senior Sweetheart Luncheon, February 13th at 11:00am Grandparents Tea, February 16th at 1:00pm Register at the Park District (2600 W. 171st).  For information, call 335-1500.    

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Changes to Hazel Crest PACE Dial-A-Ride Program

Changes Effective Monday, February 4th New service boundaries are: North to 154th Street South to Vollmer Road East to State Road aka Indiana Ave (South Holland) West to Central Ave (non-medical); Oak Park for medical appts SERVICE AVAILABLE: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays *NO RIDES on Tuesdays, Thursdays, weekends or holidays To request a ride, call…

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Reminders During Extreme Cold Weather

Remove vehicles from the street after a snowfall of two inches or more (so snow plows can effectively reach the entire width of the street).  Police will issue tickets for vehicles left on the street.  It is impossible for Public Works crews to avoid pushing snow in front of private driveways when plowing.  To avoid…

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Information Session for Job Training Program – Feb 5th

Opportunity Advancement Innovation, Inc., is recruiting for the Spring cycle of its Environmental Career Working/LYTE Solar Training Program – a green jobs training initiative.  Interested candidates should attend an information session Tuesday, February 5th.  For information, call (312) 528-3518. Click here to learn more.

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Nominate a community leader for Visionary Award

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago calls for nominations for community leaders who exemplify leadership, innovation and passion to improve communities in the Chicago Metropolitan area.  Nominations are due by 5:00pm on Friday, February 1st.  Click here for nominating form & submission instructions.

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Congratulations to ABC IL Construction & Carpentry Grads

The Associated Builders & Contractors (IL Chapter) and Community Builders held a ceremony today to celebrate the graduates of its CORE Construction & Carpentry Level 1 Training Program held in Hazel Crest.  Program participants underwent training and will receive assistance with employment placement in the construction trade. Click here to learn more about the program.

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CEDA offers Furnace Repair or Replacement Assistance

CEDA’s Furnace Assistance Program provides heating system restoration.  It’s available to homes that have un-operational heating systems or homes red-tagged by a utility company.  Services are free for those who qualify.  To find an intake site, click here or call 1-800-571-2332. Click here to learn more about the program.

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