PROMINENT PHYSICIAN AND RESEARCHER DISCUSSES ATRAZINE AND BIRTH DEFECTS

A controversial herbicide used widely in the Peoria area and throughout the Midwest is the subject of a presentation from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Universalist Unitarian Church, 3000 West Richwoods Boulevard. The presentation is free and open to the public. Dr. Paul Winchester, medical director of the NICU at St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis, …

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League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria Annual Dinner on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to Feature Innocence Project Speaker

John Hanlon, Executive Director and Legal Director of the Innocence Project at University of Illinois, Springfield will speak at the Greater Peoria League of Women Voter’s Annual Dinner Meeting April 29, 2014 at the Lariat Steakhouse, 2232 W. Glen, Peoria. The Illinois Innocent Project goals are exoneration of innocent persons convicted of felony crimes in Illinois; and reform of …

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4th Annual Mike Seneca Golf Classic Adds New Twist to Outing

Peoria, IL (March 17, 2014)  The Hult Center for Healthy Living is pleased to host the 4th Annual Mike Seneca Golf Classic on Friday, May 16, 2014 at WeaverRidge Golf Club.  A new twist has been added this year with obstacles and challenges on the course for the two flights offered at 7:30 a.m. and 1:00 …

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Peoria County Tax Bills to be Mailed

Peoria – Peoria County Treasurer Edward T. O’Connor announced today that approximately 82,300 Peoria County Real Estate Tax bills will be mailed by April 23. The first installment due date is June 10 and the second installment due date is September 10. Payments must be postmarked by their respective due dates to avoid penalties. If …

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Zootini…THE WILDEST PARTY IN TOWN SCHEDULED TO SUPPORT PEORIA ZOO!

Mix up a good time and support Peoria Zoo at Zootini – the wildest martini tasting event ever – on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, presented by Peoria Zoological Society at the Zambezi River Lodge. A variety of martinis (shaken, not stirred) will be served by ten different local restaurants at an …

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Former Heisman trophy winner & current College Football Analyst for ESPN, Tim Tebow, to speak in Peoria

(PEORIA, IL) The Greater Peoria Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes is having ESPN College Analyst, Tim Tebow, as their keynote speaker at their annual banquet on May 5th, 2014. Tim Tebow is a former American football quarterback who played for the Denver Broncos and New York Jets in the NFL. He played college football for …

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Central Illinois Community Groups Hold Clean Energy Forum in Peoria

State Senator Dave Koehler and State Representative Jehan Gordon Join Diverse Group of Labor, Energy, Environmental and Health Leaders to Discuss Clean Energy Jobs in Central Illinois PEORIA, Ill. – Today, State senator Dave Koehler and State Representative Jehan Gordon joined the Sierra Club, the Blue Green Alliance, Citizen’s Utility Board and Clean Energy Trust …

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Heddington Oaks Receives 100 points

Peoria – Heddington Oaks recently received a score of 100 points on its routine sanitary health inspection performed by the Peoria City/County Health Department in February. This is the second consecutive 100 point inspection that Heddington Oaks has received since the facility opened last September; a 100% compliance rate considering only two sanitary health inspections …

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