Digital Access

Digital Access
Access theherald-news.com and all Shaw Media Illinois content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, business, classified and more! News you can use every day.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, weather, and more.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Have our latest news, sports and obituaries emailed directly to you Monday through Friday so you can keep up with what's happening in the area.
People

Gotta Do It: May 6 through May 13

May 6

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also May 13, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also May 13, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Industry Orientation – 1:30 p.m.; also May 13, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Professional, financial, information technology. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Microsoft Office Suite – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Intro to Facebook – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Adults. Call 815-725-1715 or visit shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

May 7

• Electronics Recycling – 6 to 11 a.m., Lockport Public Works, 17112 Prime Blvd., Lockport.

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Health care. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Career Cafe – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Will County Home and Community Education Association annual meeting – 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grace Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon, off Larkin Avenue, Joliet. Includes discussion about the benefits of essential oils, the life of Abraham Lincoln, a catered lunch (Aurelio's). $15. Call Mary at 815-741-0358.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m. Township Hall, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• ESL Conversation Group – 5 to 6:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Call 815-552-4280 or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

May 8

• AARP Smart Driver Course – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 8 and May 9, New Lenox Village Hall, Community Room, New Lenox. To register, contact Daniel Martin at 815-462-6493 or dmartin@newlenox.net.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Math Review – 11 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 12:30 p.m.; also May 10, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Standout Resumes Workshop – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., 1100 S. Cedar Road, New Lenox. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

May 9

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Wilmington Public Library District, 201 S. Kankakee St., Wilmington. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Industry Orientation – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Adult Education Information Session – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

May 10

• Leadercast – 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Large one-day leadership event in the world, broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of host sites, including First Presbyterian Church. To register, visit firstpresjoliet.org.

• Job Fair – 9 to 11 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Seeking diesel mechanic, general laborer, warehouse associate, wire worker, yard worker, school bus drivers, flex officers, security officers, forklift drivers, warehouse worker, material handlers, home care aides, on-call nanny, tutors, and direct support professional, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, substitute special education paraprofessional, customer service representative, HVAC service/installation technician, machine operator, maintenance technicians, production manager and quality assurance technician. Visit www.will.works.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., City of Wilmington, 1165 S. Water St., Wilmington. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

May 11

• Community Garage Sale – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Romeoville. Visit romeoville.org/944/Community-Garage-Sales.

• Lincoln Way East Athletic Boosters Spring Clean-Out – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort. Boosters will earn money for clothes, shoes, bedding, accessories, CDS, DVDs, books, electrical items, toys and games, kitchen items, knick-knacks, sporting goods. All funds raised go directly to support student athletes through equipment, gear and scholarships. Visit lweastathleticboosters.com.

• Free Shred Truck – 10 to 11 a.m., 1100 S Cedar Road, New Lenox. For more information, call the office of State Rep Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) at 815-277-2079.

• Memorial Dedication – 1 to 2:30 p.m., Channahon State Park, 25302 W Story St., Channahon. The Forgotten Warrior Memorial Wall is a tribute to all veterans who served and sacrificed their lives.For information, call 773-854-1000.

May 13

• Superintendent Chat –10 to 11 a.m., Hufford Junior High School, 1125 N. Larkin Ave., Joliet. Therese Rousa will be joined by principals from M.J. Cunningham Elementary, Farragut Elementary, Forest Park Individual Education School, Hufford Junior High, Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Carl Sandburg Elementary and Taft Elementary schools. People may stop by any time during these events; registration is not required.

• Microsoft PowerPoint – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

Loading more