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
MariottiniWood

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
HappyCincodeMayo

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
BooksOnShelves

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

No holds barred at City Council Special Education hearing despite CPS' hire announcement: Who holds the power?

Date: 
01/20/2018
KeenanJackson

One hour before the start of the City Council Special Education hearing the Friday before a holiday weekend, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m., with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) interim CEO, Dr. Janice Jackson, CPS announced adding special education positions. Aldermen were angry

School News

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) suspends in-person classes thru June 18

Date: 
04/17/2020
LightfootJackson

Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement mid afternoon has prompted Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to suspend in-person instruction through the end of this school year, June 18, 2020, to protect the health and well-being of students, staff and Chicagoans due to the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Resident News

How are Census 2020 counts by Ward doing? Not great!

Date: 
08/29/2020
CountMe

With only 57.9% of Chicago households having filled in a Census 2020 form, there is a big need for many of you, your friends and family members to fill in the Census 2020 form. The one requirement is living in the United States on April 1, 2020…whether you are or are not a U.S. citizen. 

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People Profiles

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

Date: 
03/15/2017
HenkelsTlks

"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
Rudoph

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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