honor http://peoriapublicradio.org en Washington schools honors city for tornado recovery efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-schools-honors-city-tornado-recovery-efforts <div>Washington School District 51 recognized city officials for their recovery efforts following the November 17th tornado. The district recognized Washington’s mayor, city administrator, police and fire chief for helping re-open the schools following the devastating storms. &nbsp;District Superintendent Chad Allaman says the officials helped quickly re-open the primary and middle schools:</div><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:11:32 +0000 Alex Rusciano 24444 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington schools honors city for tornado recovery efforts East Peoria recognizes residents, former employee for service http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/east-peoria-recognizes-residents-former-employee-service <div>The City of East Peoria honored a resident who named the new downtown Levee District. &nbsp;The city recognized Don Taylor for winning the naming contest. &nbsp;East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says the event also recognizes the resident buy-in for the new downtown:</div><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:30:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 22370 at http://peoriapublicradio.org East Peoria recognizes residents, former employee for service Peoria to name intersection after Ray LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-name-intersection-after-ray-lahood <p>The City of Peoria is naming the Main and Monroe Street intersection after one of its most notable residents. The naming will honor former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next week.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:56:17 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14139 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria to name intersection after Ray LaHood Bannon Family honored, dedicate home http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bannon-family-honored-dedicate-home <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peoria’s famous </span>Bannon<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Family was honored Tuesday afternoon.</span></div><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:04:35 +0000 Orko Manna 10400 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bannon Family honored, dedicate home