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East Village Association donates to three COVID-19 relief efforts

Date: 
04/06/2020
RunnerSideWalk

A donation of $3,000 divided between three organizations is how the East Village Association (EVA) community organization is reaching out to ease the many losses and economic impacts so many community residents and businesses are experiencing during this COVID-19 epidemic. 

Fun Physical Distancing in the hood together!

Date: 
04/03/2020
HelphandOrcha

The ingenuity of all the dudes and dudettes in the West Town, Logan Square and Humboldt Park communities is breaking out into activities that are fun and safe as everyone struggles to "Stay home and save lives," as Mayor Lori Lightfoot requests.

Arts

Week[IN]d Arts Guide for Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
04/02/2020
RocketPigeon

With another full week of shelter-in-place officially under our collective belts, and now another full month to go, we present to you our latest WPB Week[IN]d Arts Guide.

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Transportation

Blue Line service changes include temporary station closure

Date: 
04/02/2020
BusRail

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) reports that there may be some delays in travel this week at one station and until Oct. 31 at another. 

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Good News

Good News: YMCA providing relief to First Responders and Front-Line Health Care Workers

Date: 
04/02/2020
YMCAFrstRespChld

The Emergency Response Childcare Program was announced Thursday by the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago for first responders and crucial medical workers battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chicago. 

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Resident News

Happy Census Day: Prove you count…Fill-in a 2020 Census

Date: 
04/01/2020
Cencus2020

Your future, as well everyone else's in the State of Illinois, depends on you being counted in the 2020 Census count.

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Business News

Fifty /50 Group fights for "family" and others...with food

Date: 
04/01/2020
GregScott

Local restaurateurs Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner fight for their "family" and others in Chicago's food service industry and beyond by feeding as many as possible. And, they could use your help.

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COVID-19 More Closings

STAY HOME SAVE LIVES! Closed: Parks, playlots, The 606, Riverwalk and the lakefront

Date: 
03/26/2020
MayorLightfoot

Mayor Lori Lightfoot along with Chicago Police Department's (CPD) acting Superintendent Charlie Beck, Chicago Park District CEO Michael Kelly, Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady and several suburban mayors echoed "STAY HOME SAVE LIVES" in a press conference early this afternoon.

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letters to the editor

Is the economy more important then our most vulnerable?

Date: 
03/25/2020
LtGovDanPatrick

On Monday, talking about the Covid-19 pandemic, [U. S. Pres. Donald J.] Trump said “...We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself.”

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Take a deep breath and a break…some good news

Date: 
03/21/2020
kites

Considering the last few days of "confinement" and now the official "stay at home" order, you may be feeling unusually anxious, wondering if this will ever be over and whether you are going to survive. 

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Police News

SCAM ALERT: COVID-19 Testing

Date: 
03/21/2020
Scams

People are going door-to-door saying that they are authorized to do home testing for the Corona virus.

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