East St. Louis Township Supervisor Alvin Parks took offense when Trustee Edith Moore spoke to his mother Thursday night. It quickly led Parks to threaten to break off Moore's finger if she didn't get it our of his face. Moore turns 70 this week.
Burgers, beer, cocktails, boneless chicken wings and sandwiches are on the new restaurant's menu, as are nacho fries, fried pickles and Wisconsin Cheese Curds. Plus, new DreamLounger reclining seats will be installed in every theater.
Mike Byrne, 67, of New Baden, is a big fan of the YMCA's Livestrong program. He got involved in January at East Belleville YMCA while undergoing treatment for esophageal cancer. His wife Linda Byrne has been amazed at her husband’s progress.
Justin Ponder works out in the East Belleville YMCA fitness center, but he also visits some of the other 24 locations of Gateway Region YMCA while traveling for his job as a U.S. Navy Special Operations scout.