Administration News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:10:49 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:10:49 +0100 Learn How to Protect Yourself <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 <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 Peoria County Participating in Stand Down for Homeless Veterans <p>On Saturday, October 11, the Peoria County Recorder of Deeds Office is participating in Goodwill of Central Illinois' Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event at Dozer Park from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Recorder's staff will be able to record military discharge papers (DD-214) on-site so veterans do not have to part with this important document. ... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:08:19 +0100 Voter Registration Deadline October 7 <p>The Peoria County Clerk's Office reminds Peoria County residents that the last day to register to vote is Tuesday, October 7. Voters who have moved must transfer their registration to their current address by October 7. Persons who will be age 18 by November 4, 2014, and wish to vote in the General Election must also register by October 7. ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:14:14 +0100 Heddington Oaks Celebrates One Year Anniversary in West Peoria <p>On September 25, Heddington Oaks will celebrate its first anniversary since opening at 2223 W Heading Ave in West Peoria last fall. To honor the milestone, birthday parties will be held on all wings for the residents, family members, staff and volunteers from 4:30-6:00 pm this Thursday. A ceremonial cake cutting will occur at 4:30pm in Heddington Oaks' main activity room. ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:45 +0100 Kickapoo Creek Road Closure <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" ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:27:53 +0100 Willow Knolls Rd closed at Radnor Rd <p>Willow Knolls Rd is closed north of Route 150 (War Memorial) to Radnor Rd in both directions due to a large water main break. You'll be able to get to the shopping mall entrance north of War off Willow Knolls, but you will not be able to continue around the curve to Subway and Double A's. Entrance to those businesses and the others on that corner (Willow Knolls and Radnor) is accessible from Radnor. At this time, we do not know when the road will reopen.</p> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:05:46 +0100 Heddington Oaks Presents Fall Bingo Bash <p><strong></strong>Heddington Oaks invites the general public to their inaugural <strong><em>Fall Bingo Bash</em></strong> on Tuesday, September 30th.&nbsp; Bingo games run from 1:30- 3:30 pm at the Franciscan Recreation Center on 908 N. Sterling Ave in West Peoria. This free event is open to community members of all ages.&nbsp; In addition to exciting Bingo games, there will be prizes, food and fellowship for attendees. ... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:29:10 +0100 State Street in Mossville is Closed <p>State Street in Mossville between Route 6 and Old Galena Road is closed due to flooding.</p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:31:04 +0100