Marshall Savings and Loan, which once called 3722 Harlem Ave. in Riverside home before it was seized by the state, hadn't always cultivated the high profile it had attained by the time it was celebrating its 100 Million Dollar-versary in January 1963.
Riverside Village President Ben Sells will hold the first of what he said he hopes will be several town hall meetings on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. in Room 4 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road.
The Rev. Karl Sokol, pastor of Compassion United Methodist Church and owner of Compassion Factory Art Gallery and Studio, revealed on Jan. 14 that he had submitted preliminary plans several months ago to the village for a mixed-use development at Eight Corners that includes a church.
About a year ago, St. Mary Parish won approval from the village of Riverside to build a 2,700-square-foot office, $2 million addition onto the east side of the church. But that plan has now been scrapped with the parish's purchase last week of the former PNC Bank building at 40 E. Burlington St. in downtown Riverside.
Less than a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announcing the closure of nearly 150 stores throughout the country, Sears Holdings has announced it will close 40 more Sears and Kmart stores by February 2019.
Brookfield Police Chief James Episcopo has announced that his officers will again be participating in the annual Beards and Badges fundraiser throughout the month of November to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The Grossdale Station, one of the village of Brookfield's oldest structures, has sat on its present site at 8820 1/2 Brookfield Ave. for so long now -- 37 years -- that most people might not remember what it took to get it there.