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Deceased veterans names to be read at Manteno recital

In honor of Armed Forces Day, a recital of the names of deceased Kankakee County veterans will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Legion Park in Manteno.

The public is welcome to attend. “Taps’’ and “God Bless America’’ will be performed during the ceremony.

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Cop on a rooftop fundraiser Friday benefits Special Olympics

Dunkin Donut restaurants is where you’ll see police officers perched on rooftops today. The annual Cop-on-a-Rooftop event is being held. The cops will be on the rooftops to raise money for Special Olympics-Illinois.

Dunkin Donut facilities in Bourbonnais (Bethel Drive), Kankakee ( Court Street) and Manteno ( Rt 45 and CR 9000 N) will be involved. Those people donating toward the cause will get gifts. A Harley Davidson motorcycle will also be given away.

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Tri-Point School burglarized >

Ford County Sheriff’s Police responded to a school burglary Monday. The Tri-Point School at Kempton was entered. Criminal damage was discovered. Police report the subjects responsible were juveniles.

The parents were notified and items stolen from the school were returned. Arrangements between the Tri-Point School District and the parents have been made for restitution of damage to the building.

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Gibson Area Hospital Receives 2018 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award

Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, has recognized Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) among its recently announced recipients of their 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, which included 458 hospitals across the United States. This award places GAHHS among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals that report patient safety data.

The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for their excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay. Patient safety measures how well a hospital prevents injuries, infections, and other serious conditions based on information related to 14 preventable adverse events.

In addition to being among the top 10% in the nation for patient safety, GAHHS was one of 26 Illinois hospitals to receive the Healthgrades honor and the only Illinois Critical Access Hospital to be recognized for the award.

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Deceased veterans names to be read at Manteno recital

In honor of Armed Forces Day, a recital of the names of deceased Kankakee County veterans will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Legion Park in Manteno.

The public is welcome to attend. “Taps’’ and “God Bless America’’ will be performed during the ceremony.

94.1 WGFA