Ashland BRT, Kennedy Legacy, Sex offender concern, Missing Child, Adopt-a-family, Youth film contest, Wicker Park Holiday decorations, Haas Park celebrations and lots more!

Flags at half-staff on Friday

In remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Fri., Nov. 20, from sunrise to sunset, Governor Patrick Quinn

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CTA and CDOT release Ashland BRT Environmental Assessment and announce next meetings

With the release of the long awaited Environmental Assessment for the Ashland Rapid BusTransit (BRT) system, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announce Dec. 10 and 11 as the dates for two public meetings.

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Missing Person Alert: Crystal Sanchez

On Oct. 31, at approximately 12:15 p.m., a juvenile female was walking west on the 3400 block of West Wabansia Ave. and experienced two different offenders offering her a ride.

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Confidential leak agitates some Logan Square residents about a relocated social service practice

A meeting in 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office on Thurs., Nov. 20. of less than a dozen Logan Square residents; Evaristo Ruiz and Karen Stanbary, owners of Adelante, PC; Patricia Rangel, owner of the 2332 N. Milwaukee Ave. building; and Raymond Valadez, Moreno's Chief of Staff, addressed Adelante moving into the location near California Ave.

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Community Alert: Attempted Child Luring in 14th District

In remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Fri., Nov. 20, from sunrise to sunset, Governor Patrick Quinn

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New English teacher in China: Rudy DeJesus from Alderman Moreno's 1st Ward office

A member of 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's staff since 2011, Rudy DeJesus leaves that job and the City, bound for Songyuan, China.

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Alderman Fioretti encourages residents and businesses to Adopt-a-Family

Alderman Bob Fioretti, 2nd Ward, is reaching out to residents and businesses to make the holidays a little brighter for families in need. 

For the "Adopt-a-Family" drive in the 2nd Ward, Fioretti is asking pastors and community leaders to identify families in the 2nd Ward who don't have the financial resources for a very happy holiday.

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The 2nd Annual Family Fun Fest in Wicker Park was filled with family activities.

The 2nd Annual Family Fun Fest in Wicker Park's Field House gymnasium, 1425 N. Damen Ave., was a four-hour high energy event for all members of the families on Sat., Nov. 16. which even included Elmo.

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Wicker Park's historic Fountain Court dressed up for the holidays by 80 volunteers

Thanks to the help of 80 volunteers, the Gurgoyle historic fountain and courtyard in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., are wearing their winter finery.

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One Earth…Our Earth!" is the theme for the 3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival  Mar. 7-9, 2014, which has a submission deadline of Jan. 12, 2014, for videos.  Young filmmakers' entries will be divided into four age ranges. 

Contests may be individuals or groups. There is no limit to the number of people in a group.

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Haas Park celebrations: Joe Henry and the Soccer Field

In a double celebration at Haas Park, 2402 N. Washtenaw Ave..

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Watercolorists graduate from Murphy's class in Wicker Park

">Rock Art Studio and Gallery is located in Wicker Park's Flat Iron Arts Building, "graduated" 14 students from her "Watercolor Wonder" class in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., Tues., Nov. 11.. 

Contests may be individuals or groups. There is no limit to the number of people in a group.

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