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.

Breaking News

Five Roberto Clemente students transported to hospitals

Date: 
10/13/2017
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Five students at Roberto Clemente Community Academy, 1147 W. Division, were taken to

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Resident News

Two aldermen are co-hosting property valuation workshops

Date: 
11/18/2017
penWith the fast approaching deadline for appealing Cook County property valuation, two "How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment" workshops with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi are scheduled on Nov. 29 and 30.
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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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