Administration News http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/ Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:08:46 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:08:46 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html Sustainability for the Entire Community http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3954 <p>Peoria County's Recycling Educator will present "Sustainability for the Entire Community," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 20 in Hickory Hall at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to learn about revitalization and sustainability. ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:29:25 +0100 Heddington Oaks to Host Veterans Day Open House http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3952 <p>To honor all who served, a <em><strong>Veterans Day Open House</strong></em> will be hosted by Heddington Oaks on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Veterans of all ages are encouraged to attend. County Board Chairman Thomas H. O'Neill III will offer welcoming remarks at 2:30 p.m., followed by a presentation of colors by the Sheriff's Honor Guard and singing of the National Anthem by students at St. Mark's School. ... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:05:27 +0100 Blessing of the Animals http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3948 <p>In celebration of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 2-8, 2014, the Peoria Humane Society encourages pet lovers to recognize the homeless dogs and cats in our community with a Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, November 1 at 10:00 am in the Education Center at PAWS, 2600 NE Perry. The Reverend James Clement of St. Paul&rsquo;s Episcopal Church will offer a special blessing for the shelter animals followed by one for community pets. ... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:21:07 +0100 Glasford Road Closure http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?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/countyadmin/news/?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/countyadmin/news/?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 All Treats, No Tricks at Heddington Oaks http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?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/countyadmin/news/?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 Senior Citizen Fair Focuses on Safety http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3936 <p>For the twelfth consecutive year, Peoria County TRIAD is hosting a <em>Safety for Seniors Fair</em> on Wednesday, October 15. This free educational event runs from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and is geared toward residents who are or near retirement age. At 9:30 a.m., Sheriff Michael D. McCoy will address safety issues for senior citizens, followed by other educational presentations throughout the event. ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:37:28 +0100 Trivoli Road Closure http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3934 <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" ... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:08:09 +0100