Cook County Camping is here!
Camping in the Cook County Forest Preserves is no longer limited to scouting groups. Three new campgrounds--with two more on the way--are now available to families, groups, and individuals of all ages.
Reservations are now being taken for Camp Reinberg in Palatine, Camp Shabbona Woods in South Holland, and Camp Sullivan in Oak Forest.
Click here to learn more about our awesome new campsites.
FAA announces dates for public meetings on new O'Hare runway
The Federal Aviation Administration will be holding four public "workshop style" meetings in August to discuss the new O'Hare runway scheduled to open this October.
The open house sessions will be from 1-9 p.m.:
Aug. 10 at White Eagle Banquets, 6839 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles
•Aug. 11 at Taft High School, 6530 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago
•Aug. 12 at Monty's Elegant Banquets, 703 S. York Road in Bensenville
Aug. 13 at Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W. Devon Ave. in Elk Grove Village
Protect your pooch!
Rabies Vaccine Clinics
The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control offers mobile animal clinics throughout the summer and fall. Low-cost vaccines are available for all dogs, cats, and ferrets who are at least three months old and are owned by Cook County residents. Residents must provide a valid ID and pay by cash or check. No credit or debit cards will be accepted.
1-year vaccine $ 7
3-year vaccine $21
Vaccine for ferrets $9
Dates & Locations
All times are 10:00 a.m.--2:45 p.m.
10203 W. Grand Ave., Franklin Park
||Pietryka Funeral Home,
5735 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago
1340 Patriot Blvd., Glenview
1529 S. Harlem, Berwyn
Additional dates and locations further afield from the 9th County District are also available. To see the complete list or for additional information, click here, or call (708) 974-6140.