Kankakee News

Fire Department Presents $5,000 Check

Fire Department Presents $5,000 Check

As part of the City opioid settlement, on December 19, 2023 the Fire Department presented a check for $5,000.00 to the opioid taskforce.

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Congratulations to our New Officers

Congratulations to our New Officers

Please join us in congratulating our newest police officers. Officers Michael Keane, Tristan Gesler, Autumn Schmidt and Samantha Fabbro graduated the 16 weeks training course at the Police Training Institute.

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Asbury of Kankakee Memory Care Expansion Project Breaks Ground

Kankakee, IL – Asbury of Kankakee, a leading senior living community, is excited to announce the official groundbreaking ceremony for its Memory Care Expansion Project. This milestone event will take place on December 11, 2023, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the project site located at 1975 E Court St, Kankakee, IL 60901.

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A BOMB THREAT WAS MADE VIASOCIAL MEDIA TO BISHOP McNAMARA CATHOLIC SCHOOL

A BOMB THREAT WAS MADE VIASOCIAL MEDIA TO BISHOP McNAMARA CATHOLIC SCHOOL

KANKAKEE, Illinois – This morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. the City of Kankakee Police department received notification that a bomb threat was made via social media to Bishop McNamara Catholic School site at 550 West Brookmont Blvd., Kankakee, IL. 60901

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CITY LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP

CITY LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP

The City has launched a new mobile app, KanConnect, that empowers citizens to easily report non-emergency issues located within City limits to City Staff. It also provides on-the-go access to the latest City news and information. In a matter of minutes, the app allows users to submit a description, picture and location of a City neighborhood issue,

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Celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program this 2023 Holiday Season!

Celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program this 2023 Holiday Season!

For over seven decades, the Toys for Tots Program has continuously expanded, spreading joy and the spirit of Christmas to more than 281 million underprivileged children. This year, the City of Kankakee, in collaboration with Toys for Tots, is proud to announce its annual toy drive, dedicated to the children of Kankakee County. 

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The City of Kankakee's Mayor's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway to take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023

The City of Kankakee's Mayor's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway to take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Kankakee, IL — Mayor Christopher W. Curtis will once again provide turkeys with other Thanksgiving related sides to members of the community. This event, sponsored by local supermarkets and the Mayor, will provide free Thanksgiving dinners to residents on a first-registered, first-served basis.

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