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Mother Son Team Willing to Go Anywhere to Teach Life Saving CPR Techniques

Mother Son Team Willing to Go Anywhere to Teach Life Saving CPR Techniques

This may never happen to you, but, what would you do if a friend or relative suddenly collapsed after having a heart attack.  Would you know what to do?  If you were the patient, would you hope someone was nearby who could help. Statistics show that if a bystander can perform CPR before the paramedics…

Dixon Police Announce the Arrest of Two Dixon Men for Burglaries

Dixon Police Announce the Arrest of Two Dixon Men for Burglaries

The Dixon Police Department announces the arrest of Jonathan S. Webb and Nathan W. Holloman, both age 39 and of Dixon, Illinois on Sunday at approximately 6 p.m.  On Sunday December 8th, the police department had received calls of multiple burglaries that occurred in the 800 block of North Galena Avenue. During the course of…

Amboy Aims to be Center of Christmas with Annual Christmas Walk

Amboy Aims to be Center of Christmas with Annual Christmas Walk

The city of Amboy is hoping to become Christmas Central this weekend for their Annual Amboy Christmas Walk. The festivities begin at 4pm with Santa arriving at the Amboy Fire Department.  Throughout town at different locations there will be entertainment, face painting, balloon art and more.  At the Amboy Depot Museum will be the Silent…

Dixon Chamber and Main Street to Host Supportive Work Environment for LGBT Workshop

Dixon Chamber and Main Street to Host Supportive Work Environment for LGBT Workshop

Dixon Chamber and Main Street and the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce present: Creating a Supportive Work Environment for LGBT staff and customers Business owners and human resource personnel will gain valuable information about how to make their environments supportive and friendly to LGBT employees and customers in a workshop sponsored by PFLAG Sauk…

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Maryland councilmember proposes video cameras to thwart texting and driving

Maryland councilmember proposes video cameras to thwart texting and driving

bernardbodo/iStock(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — While some states have pushed back against the implementation of red-light cameras, one councilmember from Montgomery County, Maryland, thinks current photographic deterrents are not enough.Councilmember Tom Hucker is seeking to gain permission from the Maryland state legislature to install highway cameras that would record what drivers are doing inside their vehicles, in…

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Old Navy, Postmates partner up for fast holiday delivery

Old Navy, Postmates partner up for fast holiday delivery

iStock(NEW YORK) — Holiday shopping just got easier with Old Navy and Postmates latest partnership.The companies have teamed up this month for an on-demand shopping service, and customers who use Old Navy’s “Buy Online, Pickup In-Store” feature will reap all the benefits of avoiding heavy traffic and crowded lines.When customers receive their “Ready for Pickup”…

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Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released

Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration released heavily redacted documents Thursday evening that, without the redactions, would have been the first communications revealed between government agencies regarding aid money to Ukraine being held up.The Freedom of Information Act request, filed by the Center for Public Integrity, a D.C.-based nonprofit group that specializes in investigative reporting,…

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Maryland councilmember proposes video cameras to thwart texting and driving

Maryland councilmember proposes video cameras to thwart texting and driving

bernardbodo/iStock(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — While some states have pushed back against the implementation of red-light cameras, one councilmember from Montgomery County, Maryland, thinks current photographic deterrents are not enough.Councilmember Tom Hucker is seeking to gain permission from the Maryland state legislature to install highway cameras that would record what drivers are doing inside their vehicles, in…