Brookfield Zoo announced Wednesday that it will be expanding the days and hours of its annual Holiday Magic lights festival between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve, but once they turn out the lights on Dec. 31, they'll remain off until at least March 1.
Riverside police have charged a 65-year-old Summit man with disorderly conduct after he allegedly offered a child candy while sitting in his car and motioned for the child to approach the vehicle in the 300 block of Fairbank Road on the morning of Oct. 19.
Riverside police cited a local man for having an unattended motor vehicle after his driver-less car crashed through a fence and into a neighboring garage in the 7300 block of Ogden Avenue on Oct. 18 at about 2:45 p.m.
The village of Riverside learned earlier this month that it has been awarded a $50,000 grant through the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways' Invest in Cook program, which provides funding for transit and alternative transportation infrastructure projects.
The Illinois Department of Public Health will be conducting drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Countryside, at the site of the old city hall, 5500-50 East Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 17 and Sunday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Hollywood Avenue grade crossing over the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad tracks in Brookfield will be closed to traffic until early morning on Monday, Sept. 21, so residents of and visitors to South Hollywood will need to enter/exit the neighborhood via Waubansee Road off of First Avenue.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is conducting a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Friday, Aug. 21 and Saturday, Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Countryside at the site of the old city hall, 5500-5550 East Ave.
The Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has announced it will be conducting adult mosquito control spraying in Riverside east of First Avenue, as well as Lyons, Hodgkins, McCook and Forest Park between 8 p.m. and midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 19.