WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 16: U.S. President Barack Obama salutes as he exits Marine One after arriving from Chicago on the South Lawn of the White House February 16, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Obamas spent Presidents Day weekend at their home in Chicago. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Barack Obama
Today we honor the Presidents of the United States.
The following services will be affected by this federal holiday:
-Most public schools in Chicago and the suburbs are closed.
-All government offices are closed.
-Some major banks are closed.
-Don't expect mail deliveries today, except for express mail.
You must still feed parking meters, though. And CTA, PACE and METRA all will be running on regular weekday schedules. Trash will be picked up in Chicago.