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.

Parks

West Town Dog Parade successful tribute to Chicago Parks

Date: 
08/07/2017
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Keeping kids off the streets and in Chicago's Parks was the inspiration, says David Ramos, President, Smith Park Advisory Council (SPAC), for the 1st Annual West Town Dog Parade that began in Commercial Park, 1845 W. Rice St., and ended in Smith Park, 2526 W. Grand Ave. on July 29.

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Remember!

This is 100th year of leaping forward

Date: 
03/09/2017
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When 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, becomes 3 a.m., it will be the 100th time daylight saving time will take effect!

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Eclipse News

Protect your sight: Chicago Public Libraries giving away eclipse glasses

Date: 
08/11/2017
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Excitement over the August 21 Solor Eclipse is being tempered with warnings about eye safety. The Chicago Public Libraries (CPL) are helping keep people's eyes safe with a giveaway of eclipse glasses.

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Education Issues

Parents taking school funding fight to Mayor Emanuel's backyard

Date: 
10/09/2016
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Chicago Public School (CPS) parents, Parents 4 Teachers, will show their support of teachers by taking their efforts to influence Mayor Rahm Emanuel on school funding to his own backyard on Monday at 10 a.m.

Opportunities

Girl Power Opportunity: Icebox Derby challenge

Date: 
06/17/2017
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Chicago area girls 13 to 18, who love science, technology, engineering and mathcould win up to $2,500 scholarship money and cool prizes in the 4th Annual Icebox Derby Contest and Race sponsored by Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), with an entry deadline of June 22 at 11:59:59 p.m.

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Resident News

Richard Tilley honored by Chicago City Council

Date: 
08/09/2017
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A veteran of World War II, Richard Tilley, 91 year old Wicker Park resident, is being honored by Chicago's City Council with a declaration and led the Pledge Of Allegiance to the Flag at the July City Council meeting.

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All that glitters can hurt: Recall on iPhone covers

Date: 
08/06/2017
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Glittery covers for iPhones 6, 6s and 7 can be a risk for skin irritations and burns, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Distributed by New Jersey based MixBin, there is a recall. 

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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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