Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Trio to host town hall:
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Congressmen Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh will host a town-hall meeting in Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon focused on efforts to cut spending, reduce the deficit, improve the economy and lower unemployment. The meeting is open to the public and will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Conference Center at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. on the east side of the building, near parking lot B. Joining the legislators for the economic discussion will be Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute.
Mussman meets constituents:
Newly sworn-in Democratic state Rep. Michelle Mussman of Schaumburg will meet informally with constituents from 8 to 9 a.m. today at County Donuts, 1218 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. The 56th District she represents includes parts of Schaumburg, Roselle, Hoffman Estates, Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Rolling Meadows and Bloomingdale. For more information, contact Mussman's constituent service office at (847) 923-9104 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Korean War vets sought:
Past and present residents of Arlington Heights who served in the military during the Korean War or were associated with the war effort are invited to share their stories. The People's Bank of Arlington Heights is seeking volunteers who will be interviewed over the next few weeks by students from St. Viator High School. This project is a follow-up to an anthology, "Arlington Heights' Greatest Generation," that the bank and St. Viator students put together in 2009 about veterans of World War II. For more information, call Jim Mitchell at (847) 749-1096 or e-mail jim. …