Teachers strike, accidents, signs and more

Teachers picketing started at Alderman Moreno's office

"We are in support of education for our students and for support for our teachers," said Heath Davis from Goethe School who served as the spokesperson for the rally in front of 1st Ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno's office

Read more


De Diego teacher and Chicago Teachers Union delegate sheds light on negotiations

Statements by David Vitale, President of the Chicago Board of Education, and Karen Lewis, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President, Monday night made listeners wonder if they were negotiating in the same room. Tuesday morning, Diana Monarrez, Jose de Diego teacher and Chicago Teachers Union delegate, gave this reporter some clarification.

Read more


Picketing teacher struck at Western and Chicago

Holding a Chicago Teachers picket sign at Chicago and Western, a 62-year-old male, presumed to be a teacher, was "clipped" by a 2005 Ford Focus eastbound on Chicago Ave.

Read more


Ashland and Division in Wicker Park scene of crash injuring 5

Update:
All were released from hospitals and driver of the car was given a citation for running a red light.

A gray car blew through a red light at Ashland and Division in Wicker Park at approximately 12:30 a.m. Tues., Sept. 11, t-boning a taxi.

Read more


East Village is sporting new street signage

"After a year of waiting, the East Village signs purchased and installed by the East Village Association (EVA) are up in the neighborhood," announced Neal McKnight, EVA President at their monthly meeting on Sept. 10.

Equally good news for the area is the fact that the Chicago Historic Landmark District signs are going up at the same time.

Read more


Winnebago and Leavitt development meeting rescheduled for next week by 1st Ward

Developer Michael Lerner's proposed Winnebago and Leavitt project is being presented again to the community.

Read more