News http://www.peoriacounty.org Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:17:18 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:17:18 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html County and City to Hold Joint Press Conference http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3947 <p>The Peoria County Recorder of Deeds Office and the City of Peoria Treasurer's Office will be holding a joint press conference to announce a beneficial change regarding collection of the Real Property Tax Transfer Fee. The press conference will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28 in the Recorder of Deeds Office, Room G-04 of the Peoria County Courthouse. Recorder of Deeds Nancy Horton and City Treasurer Patrick Nichting will be joined by County Treasurer Edward T. ... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:53:49 +0100 Glasford Road Closure http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3946 <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" ... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:41:44 +0100 Free Public Workshop http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3945 <p>The Tenth Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council and the Regional Offices of Education in Peoria and Tazewell counties are hosting a free public workshop tomorrow, October 24, at the Clock Tower Place in East Peoria from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The workshop is titled "Facebook, Texting, Spyware, Oh My: the use of Technology to Bully and Stalk."</p> <p>Michelle Garcia, guest speaker and Director of the Stalking and Resource Center in Washington, D. ... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:27:06 +0100 Reminder to Register During Grace Period http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3944 <p>Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker would like to remind residents who live outside the City of Peoria that if they want to vote in the November 4 General Election and have not yet registered or changed their address, they must do so at the County Clerk's Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. They will then vote at the time they register.</p> <p>Registering voters must:</p> <p>1. Be a U.S. Citizen</p> <p>2. ... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:02:34 +0100 Free Workshop: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse and Violence http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3943 <p>Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) and the Peoria Humane Society are presenting<em> Breaking the Cycle of Abuse and Violence</em> on October 28 from 6:30 &ndash; 8:00 pm at Advanced Medical Transport, 1718 N Sterling in Peoria. This presentation explains the connection between animal abuse and human violence and is part of the Youth Services Network Panel's free public workshop series. ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:29:33 +0100 Peoria County Board of Health Approves Officers http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3942 <p><strong>Peoria County - </strong>At the October 20, 2014 meeting, the Peoria County Board of Health discussed Peoria City/County Health Department program reports and agenda items. A summary of key issues follows:</p> <p class="Pa31"><strong>Approval of 2015 Officers:</strong></p> <p class="Pa31">The Nominating Committee of the Board of Health recommended new officers for 2015. ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:43:43 +0100 Smithville Road Closure http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3941 <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</p> <p><strong></strong>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong></p> </td> <td ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:14:36 +0100 NO Ebola in Central Illinois http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3940 <p><strong></strong>Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, and Marshall County Health Departments are working to protect residents during the current Ebola situation in the United States. While there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Central Illinois and none in the State of Illinois, plans are in place to address public health and safety. ... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:33:44 +0100 All Treats, No Tricks at Heddington Oaks http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3939 <p>Heddington Oaks will open their doors to superheroes and villains, princesses and pirates, ghosts and goblins on Halloween evening for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience. On Friday, October 31st, residents will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in one warm and convenient location: &nbsp;2223 W. Heading Ave in West Peoria. ... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:13:52 +0100 Peoria County Assistant States Attorneys' Honored http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3938 <p>This morning, the Illinois Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators honored three Peoria County Assistant State's Attorneys with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference held at the Marriott Pere Marquette. ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:05:21 +0100