Community

Covers information for the Chicago neighborhoods from Fullerton and Chicago Avenue between the River and California Ave. They include: Bucktown, East Village, Noble Square, Ukrainian Village, West Town and Wicker Park.

The World of COVID

There is a way to be "normal" now...see for yourself!

Date: 
08/17/2020
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During the COVID-19 pandemic the daily questions we all face is "when will normal return" and "what can be we do today?"

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Historically Speaking

Celebration of victory: Cinco de Mayo

Date: 
05/05/2020
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Cinco de Mayo* celebrations commemorate one battle that occurred on May 5, 1862. It was the Battle of Puebla during the French-Mexican War (1861 to 1867). 

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Library News

Big reveal: Chicago Public Library elimination of most fees and debt forgiveness

Date: 
10/01/2019
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The big Chicago Public Library (CPL) news reveal by Mayor Lightfoot that West Town Library's Stephanie Flinchbaugh said would occur this week took place on Monday. As of Oct. 1, no library patron will be charged overdue fines on all CPL-owned items currently in circulation and all outstanding late fees will be removed.

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Education Issues

Local School Council membership and elections are not just for parents

Date: 
11/14/2020
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"Local School Councils (LSC) are not just for parents," says Jennifer (Jennie) Biggs, Communications Director for Raise Your Hand for IL Public Education.

School News

$8.5 million total for air purifiers in every CPS classroom

Date: 
11/04/2020
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Totaling $8.5 million every Chicago Public Schools (CPS) classroom in their 636 school network will have one of 20,000 Intellipure HEPA air purifiers installed, according to a CPS announcement this morning. In support of that announcement, they released the district-wide and school-by-school results of its ventilation assessments, as well as air quality evaluations.

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Resident News

Is water important to you?

Date: 
11/21/2020
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If water is important to you, then you may want to participate in one of the State Water Plan live discussions, virtually, Dec. 1, 2 or 3. Part of the  Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) the State Water Plan Task Force is in the midst of developing water plan revisions to be completed in December 2021. 

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People Profiles

It's all about community and partnerships: Adam Henkels, CAPS Sergeant, 14th District

Date: 
03/15/2017
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"It's a bit like coming home," says Sergeant Adam Henkels, Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District,

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Alums

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer was "born" close by

Date: 
12/24/2010
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Montgomery Ward company, in 1939, gave a thirty-four year old copywriter named Robert  L. May, the task of creating a Christmas story for a promotional booklet to be given out to shoppers.

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