Administration News http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:29:21 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:29:21 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html 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 Veterans Day Poster Contest for Peoria County Students http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3931 <p>In honor of Veterans Day, Heddington Oaks is hosting a Poster Art Contest for Peoria County students in grades K-5. Participants are encouraged to create artistic visions that convey thanks and appreciation to veterans and current military personnel.&nbsp; The theme of this year&rsquo;s contest <em>is &ldquo;A Salute to Veterans. ... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:52:52 +0100 Learn How to Protect Yourself http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3930 <p>The Peoria County Sheriff's Office will present "Protect Yourself," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to protect themselves if attacked.</p> <p>Sheriff's personnel will describe and demonstrate self defense techniques that may save your life. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:47:01 +0100 Experience Joy by Adopting a Dog http://www.peoriacounty.org/countyadmin/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3929 <p>October is National Adopt-a-Dog Month and Peoria County's Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) is encouraging animal lovers seeking a new canine family member to consider a shelter dog. &nbsp;PCAPS has dogs of every type, size, age, and personality waiting for loving homes. Each year, the shelter receives more than 2,500 dogs and puppies - most of which are young, friendly, healthy animals. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:55:38 +0100