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WVEL Consumer Scope Now: Butterball Turkey Talk Line

WVEL Consumer Scope Now: Butterball Turkey Talk Line

(Photo By Flickr User Daniel Spiess)   “Well family, it’s that time again; time to talk turkey for the holiday season!” For more than 30 years, the professionally trained turkey experts that make up the Turkey Talk-Line have been answering turkey related questions each holiday season. Open every November and December, the 50+ experts answer more…MORE

WVEL News Scope: Salvation Army + Digital Donations

WVEL News Scope: Salvation Army + Digital Donations

(Photo By Flickr User Robin Wendell)   Have you ever seen bell ringers for the Salvation Army but not had cash to pay them? There’s going to be another alternative option this holiday season. Now you can donate the money as long as you have Apple Pay or Google Pay. According to WICS-TV, The Salvation Army…MORE

WVEL Consumer/News Scope Now: FTC Holiday Shopping Tips

WVEL Consumer/News Scope Now: FTC Holiday Shopping Tips

(Photo By Flickr User Ruth Hartnup)   “Ah,the gift-giving season is just around the corner, and the gift-buying season starts, oh, any minute now!” The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has an early gift for you; tips to help you shop wisely and protect your personal information. Here are the top 10 Holiday Shopping Tips that you should…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Sears Closing Store In The River City

WVEL News Scope Now: Sears Closing Store In The River City

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Mozart)   The Peoria, IL Sears location, is set to close. This message was confirmed by Northwoods Mall spokesperson, Bob Schertz earlier this week. According to WEEK-TV, he said the owner of Northwoods Mall is working closely with Sears and other stakeholders regarding the future development opportunity of the space, and…MORE

35th Annual Festival Of Lights Parade

35th Annual Festival Of Lights Parade

(Photo By Flickr User micharl_foto)   “Come One, Come All, and Come Out to The 35th Annual East Peoria Festival of Lights holiday light show, to be held at Folepi’s Winter Wonderland starting on November 23rd and ending on December 31st, 2019!” The Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, November 16th beginning at 5:45pm…MORE

WVEL Community/News Scope: Veterans Day Breakfast At Peoria Area HyVee

WVEL Community/News Scope: Veterans Day Breakfast At Peoria Area HyVee

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Kalasnik)   “Calling all Veterans’, calling all Veterans’ to join in for some good breakfast eatin’……..” Veterans’ Day Breakfast is coming to Hy-Vee on Monday, November 11th! As a salute to all of the Veterans’ on this special day, Hy-Vee Grand Prairie of Peoria, IL, is offering free breakfast to veterans and…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Chicagoland Area Restaurant Tried To Reseat Over Skin Color

WVEL News Scope Now: Chicagoland Area Restaurant Tried To Reseat Over Skin Color

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Mozart)   Buffalo Wild Wings says multiple employees have been fired at one of its suburban Chicago restaurants after a group of mostly African American customers said they were asked to move to another table because of their skin color. The Naperville Sun, WICS-TV, and The Associated Press report that Buffalo…MORE