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West Peoria News

Santa is taking the time to stop by and enjoy breakfast with West Peoria kids 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 2. He has checked with the Franciscan Complex and booked a time for breakfast there for him and Mrs.…

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There are two different opportunities for West Peorians to improve the lives of others during the upcoming holiday season. Non-perishable food items are desperately needed for the 30th annual Stuff-a-Bus for Friendship House to be shared with families in need. Stuff-a-Bus is hosted by…

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Once again we have an annual opportunity to honor fellow West Peorians who have spent many hours improving their yards which in turn improve the neighborhoods. Nominate someone who has noticeably changed and improved the community through their hard work.…

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West Peoria had a very successful Clean Up Day on a very nasty, wet last Saturday in April. Twenty-two volunteers received 170 loads of junk and 29 pallets of electronics recycling at a cost of approximately $1,350 to the township.…

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Political caucuses for the Republican and Democratic parties were held on the evening of Dec. 6 for the upcoming township elections on April 8. The following will be running for office on April 8: Township supervisor, Sharon Kennedy; township clerk,…

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The motto that the “Living is best to the west of Peoria” defines what we have here in West Peoria. The recent elections proved that when the counts were done for the voter turnout from Peoria County this past November.…

Enjoy West Peoria Breakfast with Santa 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Franciscan Recreation Complex. Breakfast includes donuts, pastries, waffles, hot chocolate and coffee. Children can have their picture taken with Santa and help decorate the Christmas…

Soon after the first hard frost of the fall season, the West Peoria Beautification Committee will be clearing flowers from community planters and businesses. Then they will be hanging the garlands and lights for the holiday season. The West Peoria…

The 16th West Peoria Annual Night Out Against Crime was well attended. Judge Jodi Hoos spoke to the crowd and emphasized that when neighbors work together and report crime, crimes go down making your neighborhood safer. Live music, exciting vehicles,…

This year’s 16th annual West Peoria Night Out Against Crime will be 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday Sept. 10 at the Franciscan Recreation Center. Judge Jodie Hoos is a special invited guest. Events include: bicycle rodeo and drawing, cane demonstrations,…