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    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    COLLINSVILLE, IL - The City of Collinsville received official notification today from the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal that the Collinsville Fire Department is a recipient of the 2018 Small Equipment Grant from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Governor Bruce Rauner and State Fire Marshal Matthew Perez announced the award of $2.2 Million to approximately 100 fire departments ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    St. John’s Community Care Founder Celebrates 30 Years of Compassion How do you measure 30 years of compassion? Nancy Berry measures it in hearts and lives.  As the founder and executive director of Collinsville -based St. John’s Community Care reflects upon three decades of caring compassionately for aging and disabled individuals, Berry says the common thread is a desire to help not only the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
     Congratulations McArther's Tae Kwon Do & Fitness:You've been voted Best of Southwest Illinois 2018!  Voting has concluded and  you are a winner in the 2018 Best of Southwest Illinois contest, our annual readers' poll from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Suburban Journals.  You and three guests (UP TO FOUR FREE TICKETS) are invited to attend the party to celebrate the very BEST in Southwest ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Edwardsville, Ill., July 6, 2018 – TorHoerman Law is excited to announce the establishment of the $2,000 Teacher Support Grant. The grant is designed to help teachers with the responsibility of buying supplies and/or resources for their students.“Teachers are often buying supplies for their students out of their own paychecks, and while it is incredibly admirable, it is a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    SCOTT CREDIT UNION TO OPEN COLUMBIA, IL BRANCHSCU’s 17th Branch Is Slated To Open Late This Year  July 3, 2018– Scott Credit Union has announced plans to open a new branch in Columbia, IL, late this year.  The credit union, with headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, is finalizing the design for its next branch, which will be in the 11 South Building off Route 3.  The newest SCU location will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    Collinsville Building & Loan Association will be accepting donations for the Collinsville Township & Ministries Unlimited 7th Annual School Supply Drive July 1st-July 31st Benefiting Collinsville Unit 10 & Triad School Districts Donations can be dropped off at either of our CB&L Locations:Collinsville Office:  701 Beltline Rd  Collinsville, IL 62234 (618)344-3172Troy Office: 100 W Market ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    Every part of the community has a unique role in meaningfully supporting people with dementia and their family and friend care partners. Is your organization or business prepared to serve their neighbors and community as the number of people impacted or diagnosed with dementia increases? The people struggling with this disease and their families will continue to need your services. You can ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 06, 2018
      April Hausman took over the reigns as Collinsville Township Senior Center director on May 21, and her vision for the 8,160 sq. ft building is already taking shape.     On the list for upcoming weeks: informational seminars on Medicare enrollment and Land of Lincoln Legal Services, chair exercise and art classes. Another possibility she is considering is to designate the center a SHIP site, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Its summer time which means the Collinsville Fire Department will be coming to your neighborhood soon! As part of our continuing efforts to ensure your safety, the Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the city. We do this for a few reasons: 1. It is too late to identify a malfunctioning fire hydrant when there is a fire. 2. Hydrant flushing helps to rid the water system ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    What:        Movies on Main Summer Series (Free, outdoor movie series)When:        June 9th, June 23rd, July 7th, July 21st, August 4th  (Movies begin at dusk.)Where:       229 W. Main Street, Collinsville, IL 62234 (Public Parking Lot at the Corner of Main and Seminary)Cost:           FREEInfo:           CALL 618-346-5200 x 1140  (Collinsville): Head to Uptown Collinsville for a free, fun, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    2018 Car Show DatesCruise #1- April 21st- 5-8pmCruise #2- May 19th- 5-8pmCruise #3- June 16th- 5-8pmCruise #4- July 21st- 5-8pmCruise #5- August 18th- 5-8pmCruise #6- September 15th- 5-8pmHalloween Cruise- October 20th- 4-7pmYear-Round Events!Bluegrass Band Night- 1st & 3rd Monday of Every Month- 6-9 pm (Live Bluegrass Band)Kid’s Night- Every Tuesday- 5-8pm ($2 OFF Kid’s meals and free balloon ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    CARD SPRING AND SUMMER NEWS RELEASE- EVENTS & MORE....APRIL 10, 2018 – Collinsville, Illinois – Summer is right around the corner and the Collinsville Area Recreation District has plenty of fun and exciting ways to make a splash in your summer. CARD’s Giant Yard Sale is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 from 9AM to 3 PM at the CARD Activity Center at 10 Gateway Drive, Collinsville.  The event is free to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    CARD Summer Camps are week-long programs that are designed with a different theme in mind each session so there’s something new every session.  Campers will learn skills, play games, and learn valuable life skills like team-work and leadership, and have fun while doing it.  Camps are available for sign up at the Activity Center service desk, over the phone at (618)346-7529, or by visiting our ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, February 06, 2018
    Collinsville Chamber of Commerce/Italian Fest- Seeking Names of Collinsville Italian Families Attention, residents of Collinsville and other areas! The Italian Fest needs your help. The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce and Italian Fest committee are seeking names of Italian families who immigrated to Collinsville from Italy long ago. A new Collinsville Paesani t-shirt will be designed featuring ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article