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Congressman dedicates Grayslake post office in honor of Lake County native, U.S. Army soldier killed in line of duty

Local officials held a ceremony at the Grayslake post office on Monday after the facility was renamed in honor of a Lake County native and Army soldier killed in Afghanistan. U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced bipartisan legislation in May 2022 to rename the post office in Grayslake to “Army Specialist Joseph ‘Joey’ W. Dimock […]

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U.S. House passes legislation to rename Grayslake post office in honor of U.S. Army soldier killed in line of duty

The U.S. House has passed Congressman Brad Schneider’s legislation to rename the Grayslake post office in honor of a Lake County native and U.S. Army soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Schneider (IL-10) introduced the bipartisan legislation in May to rename the post office in Grayslake to “Army Specialist Joseph ‘Joey’ W. Dimock II Post […]

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Firefighters, police officers, dispatchers honored after 2 residents rescued from house fire in Zion

Firefighters, police officers and dispatchers were honored this week for their efforts in the rescue of two residents, one of which was critically injured, from a house fire in Zion in March. Zion Mayor Billy McKinney honored the first responders during Tuesday evening’s city council meeting. Four Gurnee Police Department dispatchers, which dispatch 911 calls […]

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Congressman introduces legislation to rename Grayslake post office in honor of U.S. Army solider killed in line of duty

Congressman Brad Schneider has introduced legislation to rename the Grayslake post office in honor of a Lake County native and U.S. Army soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Schneider (IL-10) on Friday introduced the bipartisan legislation to rename the post office in Grayslake to “Army Specialist Joseph ‘Joey’ W. Dimock II Post Office Building.” “On […]

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911 dispatcher recognized for helping parents deliver newborn baby in Algonquin

A 911 dispatcher will be honored Wednesday for helping parents who called 911 with delivering their newborn baby until paramedics arrived in Algonquin. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District Deputy Chief John Knebl said that Southeast Emergency Communications (SEECOM) Telecommunicator Jodi Kaalaas will be honored at Wednesday evening’s Fire Trustee meeting. Kaalaas calmly provided […]