Save Our Jewel! Olympia Fields Village Rallies Behind Grocery

Village officials are appealing to Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., Governor Quinn and residents to fight for the beleaguered store. Posted by Leslie Fuller Knox , July 12, 2011 at 09:21 AM The Olympia Fields board rallied behind the village’s beleaguered Jewel-Osco store Monday night, saying it’s not too late to save…

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Fed funds flow to six Southland towns

Gov. Pat Quinn holds two freshly signed bills to the applause of state Rep. Al Riley (D-Olympia Fields) on Monday, July 11, 2011 at the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce lunch at the Tinley Park Convention Center. | Joseph P. Meier~Sun-Times Media

BY MIKE NOLAN July 11, 2011 10:28PM Six Southland communities will share $6.6 million in federal money to buy and rehab foreclosed homes and make other improvements, Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday during a stop in Tinley Park. The money is part of the $169 million in federal disaster…

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Governor Quinn announces efforts to boost development of south suburban Cook County

July 12, 2011 by Illinois RealEstateRama Announces $6.6 Million “IKE” Funding to Revitalize Communities Throughout South Cook; Signs Laws to Support Economy TINLEY PARK, IL – July 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — July 11, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced $6.6 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing, stabilize…

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