Denise Molina-Weiger http://peoriapublicradio.org en PHA discusses first phase of Taft Homes redevelopment project http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pha-discusses-first-phase-taft-homes-redevelopment-project <div>The Peoria Housing Authority continues to work on redeveloping Taft Homes.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Model Group presented plans Wednesday night for the first phase of the project that will take place at the former Greeley School. </span></div><div> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:24:00 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Tamie Yost 25873 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PHA discusses first phase of Taft Homes redevelopment project Traffic changes in East Peoria for July 4th celebration http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/traffic-changes-east-peoria-july-4th-celebration <div>Motorists planning to watch the Red White and Boom festival at East Peoria’s RiverFront Park this Friday are encouraged to be patient. &nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:06:52 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Tamie Yost 25767 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Traffic changes in East Peoria for July 4th celebration Unemployment rate drops statewide http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/unemployment-rate-drops-statewide <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">The unemployment rate in May fell in every metro area in the state for the second month in a row. The Peoria Metropolitan area’s rate dipped to 7.2-percent in May, a one percent decline from the same time last year. </span></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:49:36 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Tanya Koonce 25564 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Unemployment rate drops statewide The state looks to regulate farmer's markets http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-looks-regulate-farmers-markets <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">A new state law will standardize how farmers markets are regulated. The Farmers Market </span>Taskforce<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;"> will work with the Illinois Department of Public Health to come up with a single set of rules and regulations farmers can follow no matter where they sell their products in Illinois.</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:31:47 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger 25367 at http://peoriapublicradio.org The state looks to regulate farmer's markets Emergency Preparedness Exercise scheduled near PIA http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/emergency-preparedness-exercise-scheduled-near-pia <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; line-height: 2; white-space: pre-wrap;">Anyone driving near the General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport Saturday morning may notice a number of emergency responders flooding the area. </span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Tanya Koonce 21590 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Emergency Preparedness Exercise scheduled near PIA Replacing Taft Homes a top PHA priority for 2014 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/replacing-taft-homes-top-pha-priority-2014 <div>The Peoria Housing Authority is hoping for some help in building new variety of housing to replace Taft Homes.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's the highest priority of the agency's 2014 goals.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:26:38 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Tanya Koonce 17378 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Replacing Taft Homes a top PHA priority for 2014 Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-tornado-information-and-how-donate <p><strong>Access</strong></p><p></p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 05:58:31 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger, Daryl Scott & Alex Rusciano & Tanya Koonce 15349 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate Washington update and East Peoria tornado damage assessment complete http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-update-and-east-peoria-tornado-damage-assessment-complete <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Weather condition may slow progress on the recovery efforts in Washington. Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano has an update on the latest recovery and cleanup efforts following Sunday's tornado:&nbsp;</span></div><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 01:18:52 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Alex Rusciano & Tanya Koonce 15239 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington update and East Peoria tornado damage assessment complete Updated Storm Relief Information http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/updated-storm-relief-information <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Storm Relief Information &nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:55:09 +0000 Daryl Scott & Denise Molina-Weiger 15184 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Updated Storm Relief Information Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tornadoes-level-homes-across-tri-county-area <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Heavy storms and at least one tornado ripped through Central Illinois <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_449996760" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Sunday</span></span> morning. Peoria Public Radio's&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Alex Rusciano reports the storms devastated parts of Washington.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:48:51 +0000 Daryl Scott, Alex Rusciano & Denise Molina-Weiger 15065 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area