Deborah M. Smith , owner of the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn , created the event to bring more people to Elsah and showcase some local talent. Everything at Farley's Music Hall , located at 37 Mill St. in Elsah, was made by hand, Smith said.
The Illinois Bankers Association is currently celebrating its 125th year of connecting bankers and advancing banking with a traveling Illinois banking history exhibit. The exhibit has been on display at various events throughout the year.
ALTON Kay Jewelers opened its doors in Alton today with a local manager and staff and much excitement about their location at 1702 Homer Adams Parkway . Aubrey Brown of Wood River is the manager of the new store and she could barely contain her excitement about being open this morning for customers.
After closing the doors of their Broadway location on June 30, Wild Trak Bikes is currently undergoing a metamorphosis into the new Alton Cyclery and Fitness Center. The Alton Cyclery and Fitness Center, located at 3100 Homer Adams Parkway, will have the same great service that customers have come to expect with over 35 years of experience at its previous location.
Chairperson of PRIDE's beautification committee Tim Matifes said he designed the project, which will feature planting boxes surrounding the already-existing fountain. The work will be done by Wade Rives of Rives Contracting , and will feature raised planter boxes filled with new trees and native plants, such as prairie grasses.
ALTON The Madison County Housing Authority has joined with Lewis and Clark Community College, Madison County Employment & Training and The Dream Center to host its first Job & Career Fair from 9 a.m. 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, at Lewis and Clark's Scott Bibb Center, 1004 E. 5th Street, Alton, Illinois, 62002. More than 20 businesses and social service agencies are expected to attend the day-long Job & Career Fair, with employers on site looking for prospective job seekers.Whether hoping to find a fresh start, a better job, or a new career direction, job seekers will find a wealth of exciting opportunities at this event.
For years, Russ and Kathy Colona have been highly involved in the Alton Roadrunners Club and in recent years directed the annual Great River Road Race right after Thanksgiving in Alton. Russ and Kathy Colona had an outpouring of support from area residents to assist Rhiannon.
A maintenance worker at the Rock Spring Golf Course in Alton, Ill., straddles a spraying water nozzle waiting for the right timing to shut it off Monday morning, Oct. 17, 2016, as golfers approach to use the course. A maintenance worker at the Rock Spring Golf Course in Alton, Ill., straddles a spraying water nozzle waiting for the right timing to shut it off Monday morning, Oct. 17, 2016, as golfers approach to use the course.
ALTON Alton resident Doug Martin lost the love of his life Alice this past week after 52 years of marriage. With her death, Alton lost one of its greatest crusaders, someone who was never shy about standing up for what was right.
After being created by the United Way decades ago, the Alton Chili Cookoff has been passed from organization to organization, currently finding its place in the loving arms of Alton Main Street , who hosts it at Elijah P's . Alton Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany said this fifth year of the organization's involvement seemed as good, if not better, than its previous incarnations.
Friends of Kim Benton have planned a benefit to help raise money to assist with the additional costs she and her family have incurred during the time she has been receiving treatments. Kim Benton, mother of 2 young boys, was diagnosed in late June with cervical cancer.
Chief Simmons would like to make the public aware that the Alton Police Department will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place October 22, 2016 from 10 am-2 pm. People can dispose of unneeded, unwanted, or expired medications safely in the lobby of the Alton Police Department .
ALTON/GODFREY Blue ribbons in honor of Officer Blake Synder were going up along Landmarks Boulevard in Alton toward Argosy Casino Thursday morning by volunteers. American flags were also flying at businesses along the planned procession route to Valhalla Cemetery in Godfrey.
The Jersey County Business Association, Small Business Committee have named the Business of the Quarter for the 4th Quarter. Ruby and Ellies Dollarama, located at 117 North State Street in Jerseyville.
The OSF Saint Anthony's Foundation has announced Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery as the latest Business Health Award winner. The Business Health Award program, established by OSF Saint Anthony's Foundation, recognizes area businesses that provide health and wellness programs for their employees.
ST. LOUIS and SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 -- TechShop, Inc., the world's first and largest network of open access, do-it-yourself workshops and fabrication studios, will celebrate the official grand opening of its St. Louis location in the Cortex Innovation Community on Saturday, October 22nd . Kicking off the celebration in true maker style, TechShop CEO Dan Woods, Cortex President and CEO Dennis Lower, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will cut a special steel ribbon with a plasma torch at 2:00PM.
The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education decided last week to allow the district administration to execute a lease agreement for Glove Cities Industrial Park property that district voters had rejected buying more than a month ago. The action gives the district administration "permission to look into" finalizing a lease at the park, board President Scott Miller said Wednesday.
Baceline Investments, LLC, a boutique private equity real estate investment and management company with retail holdings throughout the Central United States, has acquired MLK Plaza, a 46,648-square-foot neighborhood shopping center in St. Louis for $6.35 million. It becomes the second property in Baceline's High Yield Income Fund portfolio, along with Clinton Towne Center, a fund that opened in January.
ST. LOUIS An organization working to bring Major League Soccer to St. Louis released new renderings of a proposed stadium near St. Louis University. Tuesday night, The Foundry St. Louis held a public forum to garner input and interest from the community into their proposal for a stadium.
We've rounded up all the area's creepiest holiday fun, so whether you're looking to get into the spooky spirit this weekend, scouting for the biggest and best parties next weekend or just want the scoop on ongoing haunted attractions, it's all right here.
Lincoln University is one of eight Missouri schools sharing a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to increase the number of minority students graduating with STEM degrees by 125 percent over the next five years. The schools' 15-page proposal to the NSF doesn't spell out any specific distribution plan for the money but explains in some detail how each school will use its share.
Some cities reveal their charm effortlessly. Walk out of a hotel room in London or New York, and you can easily stroll into a compelling neighborhood, its curated boutiques and trendy cafes smacking of local verve.
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