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Family devastated by fire says thank you: “It’s like something you see in a movie”

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Front row, Left to right: Jeremy Schwartz Jr. and Neva Schwartz
Middle row, Left to right: Jeremy Schwartz and Courtney Schwartz
Back row, Left to right: Chianne Schwartz and Noah Bailey

Fire engulfed the Schwartz home in Collinsville on Aug. 9, leaving the family of six with little more than the clothes they were wearing. The family was devastated by the thought of starting to rebuild only two days before school started for the four children. “The first two mornings we woke up in tears,” Courtney […]

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Collinsville electronics and appliance recycling extended through 2014

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weCycle

The electronics and appliance recycling events have been extended through 2014. WeCycle-Belleville will accept old electronics and appliances in the public parking lot at Main and Seminary in uptown Collinsville from Noon to 6 p.m. the second Friday of each month, through 2014. WeCycle-Belleville donates the proceeds they receive from recycling the items to the Miner’s Institute […]

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Illinois State Police may conduct roadside safety checks in September

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***Submitted Content*** The Illinois State Police recently announced that they may conduct roadside safety checks and occupant restraint enforcement patrols in Madison and St. Clair counties in September. A roadside safety check is a tool for generating voluntary compliance by the motoring public.  The potential to come across these checks encourages motorists to arrange designated […]

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