SIUE Constructor’s Club lends helping hand across the area

Members of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Constructor’s Club — eager to put their construction training to meaningful use — spent multiple recent weekends volunteering on area projects. In addition to continued support with Habitat for Humanity projects, four members of the club participated in the East Side Heart and Home Family Center’s Blitz Build…

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AT&T’s IBEW-represented employees ratify Midwest wireline agreement

DALLAS — The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 has notified AT&T that IBEW-represented wireline employees have voted to ratify a five-year contract with AT&T subsidiaries. The contract covers nearly 5,000 wireline employees primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The IBEW-represented employees covered by the agreement are members of IBEW Local 21 in…

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Apartment building sold in Belleville

James Rosciglione sold a 12-unit, 8,460-square-foot apartment building at 25 S. 76th St., Belleville. The purchaser is LDB Services Inc. BARBERMurphy Group represented both parties. *** Just close a commercial real estate deal in Southwestern Illinois? Tell us about it. We’ll need to know the buyer/lessee, whether it’s sale or lease, type of building/property, size…

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Firm acquires five-building senior housing portfolio in Metro East

A real estate investment firm has acquired a senior housing portfolio that includes independent and assisted living units in four Metro East communities. American Healthcare Investors and Griffin Capital Co., LLC, the co-sponsors of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV, Inc., announced this week that the real estate investment trust has acquired the 229-unit, SW Illinois Senior…

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Third Annual Mustangs for Mustangs at St. Louis Regional Airport

BETHALTO — The Third Annual Mustang for Mustangs is being held today, Saturday, at St. Louis Regional Airport to benefit the Legendary Mustang Sanctuary in Alhambra and its rescue and adoption of America’s wild Mustang horses and burros. The event begins with a flea market at 9 a.m. and continues all day with an official…

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New cabanas add to view for Raging Rivers visitors

GRAFTON — Gates will open Saturday for the 28th summer season at Raging Rivers WaterPark. The 28-acre park along the Great River Road in Grafton opens at 10:30 a.m. The park features six distinctly different slides (Cascade Body Flumes, Runaway Rafts, Shark Slide Flume and Swirlpools), two areas specifically dedicated to little ones (Itty Bitty…

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HSHS Medical Group welcomes endocronologist in O’Fallon

O’FALLON, Ill. — HSHS Medical Group has welcomed Mireille El Hayek, M.D., to its family of providers. Specializing in endocrinology, El Hayek will see patients at Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group in O’Fallon. El Hayek earned her medical degree at St. Joseph University in Philadelphia, and completed internal medicine residencies at Hotel…

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SIUE chancellor to speak at SIU School of Dental Medicine commencement

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook will deliver the commencement address to 51 students receiving their doctor of dental medicine degrees at the SIU School of Dental Medicine commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. Pembrook became the ninth chancellor in SIUE’s history on August…

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Industrial building sold in Madison

Madison Grand Partnership sold an 11,150-square-foot industrial building at 1350 Grand Ave. in Madison. The buyer is Energy Stars Heating, Cooling and Insulation. BARBERMurphy Group represented both parties. *** Just close a commercial real estate deal in Southwestern Illinois? Tell us about it. We’ll need to know the buyer/lessee, whether it’s sale or lease, type…

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