(SPRINGFIELD) With the 2019 Illinois State Fair nine-plus months away, special deals are now on sale as part of the State Fair’s annual holiday promotional campaign. Now through December 31, the Fair’s Mega Passes are on sale at $60 each, giving unlimited rides in the Carnival Midway and Adventure Village during all eleven days and nights. Also on sale are the Bargain Books, which includes eleven admission passes, plus Parking Passes and Discount Double Play Passes are also on sale. Logon at www.illinoisstatefair.info.
(SPRINGFIELD) The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is still scheduling appointments and accepting applications for winter heating assistance for senior citizens and people with disabilities and for disconnected households and families with children ages 5 and under. For a complete listing of requirements and to see what’s needed for an application, go online at www.liheapIllinois.com. All other individuals, not eligible for priority enrollment, can start applying on December 1, 2018.
(SPRINGFIELD) The Illinois State Police are still out in extra force, along with hundreds of local law enforcement agencies, all teaming up during this extended holiday weekend, looking for those driving impaired and not buckled up. The extra duty will include saturation patrols, roadside safety checks, other special patrols, and more. The enforcement effort will continue through the first of next week.