Sailing apprenticeships, Polish Museum renovations debut, Derrick Smith 10th District Rep, Endangered missing person, ARC Gallery and More!

Sailing apprenticeship opportunities can lead to possible summer jobs for Chicago teens

High school students, not just Chicago Public School but private school as well as home schooled students, between 15 and 18-years-old who live in Chicago have an opportunity to apply for a Sailing Apprenticeship which runs from Mar. 17 to May 21.

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Polish Museum of America and Polish Roman Catholic Union debut sparkly new entrance and gift shop

Unlike many ethnic museums which have closed their doors, the Polish Museum of America (PMA) is opening theirs even wider at 984 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Augusta Blvd and Milwaukee Ave.).

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Derrick Smith, 10th District State Rep, no show at BCO meeting but is "going door-to-door"

Though Derrick Smith, 10th District Illinois State Rep., confirmed his attendance for the Bucktown Community Organization's (BCO) candidates forum event on Tues., Jan. 21, to Steve Jensen, BCO President, Smith was a no show.

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Endangered Missing: Alexander Torres of Humboldt Park

Alexander Torres,30, left his home in the 4100 block of W. Potomac, after threatening to harm himself. He frequents Humboldt Park at 1400 N. Humboldt Dr.

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Wanted for Attempted Criminal Sexual Assault in Humboldt Park

A 38-year-old woman was walking her dog in the 1600 block of N. Sawyer in Humboldt Park on Jan. 23 at 9 p.m. in the 14th (Shakespeare) District. She observed a man walking eastbound in the alley north of North Ave.

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Community Alert: 14th Chicago Police District Burglaries

In a series of residential burglaries during December and January in the 14th (Shakespeare) District, unknown offender(s) forced open rear windows, made entry and stole property from the residence.

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Three themes, three artists in Bucktown's ARC Gallery

Nancy Fritz, Ann O'Brien and P.J. Mills are three artists whose works are currently on display in ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen, in Bucktown. Though there is no overall theme to the show, Ann O'Brien points out the coincidental use of squares and bright colors unify the entire space. Be sure to stop by before it closes on Feb. 1.

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Arthur Bishop named Director of Department of Children and Family Services by Governor Quinn

Arthur Bishop was named by Governor Patrick Quinn as the Director of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Fri., Jan. 24.

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CAPS suggestions for winter safety: Weather Preparedness

Winter weather preparedness is the key to winter safety according to Chicago Alternative Policing Strategies (CAPS).

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