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Township Spokesperson Says: “Thornton Township Government Is Needed”

Mr. Lamothe said, “Township government is very critical to local communities. Things may fall through the cracks in local government.”

ComEd is Prepared to Provide Reliable Service to Customers Through Hotter Summer Months

As the warmer weather of summer arrives, ComEd customers will use more energy to keep their homes and businesses cool. Fortunately, the energy company has taken steps to make sure customers continue to receive reliable electric service through the warm ...

F.H. Paschen and American Airlines Unveil the Largest Airport Expansion at O'Hare in 25 Years

“This project is a true testament of the successful collaboration between client, designer and contractor. The progressive spirit of the team made the project successful in so many ways,” said Frank Mullaghy, Vice President of Paschen’s Aviation Group. “Key performance ...

Mayoral Candidate Reiterates Common Claims Against Current Mayor

“They closed down 48 schools in minority communities and that’s a slap in the face to our kids and our families and we need to get some schools back into the community, number one. Another reason I’m running is that ...

200 Cities and Counties Now “Open for Solar Business”

The 200 SolSmart designees are in 35 states and the District of Columbia and represent over 59 million Americans.

COMED HOSTS SPARK TANK EVENT FOR BRONZEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

“Our premise was simple, we wanted to include high school student in our Community of the Future and our Smart Cities initiative to make them aware of the emerging technology and potential opportunities as they think about the next level ...

THIS YEAR’S PRAYER ON THE 9 WILL FOCUS ON YOUNG VOICES

Pastor John Hannah and the New Life Covenant Southend Church are preparing for this year’s annual Prayer on the 9 initiative. This year Hannah is calling for the congregation and the entire Chicago community to March and Pray For Our ...

Kellar Middle School Students Complete Mural

“We were trying to think of a way to incorporate and engage youth and as we were progressing and reaching out to the community, Ricardo Gonzalez, who is a Blue Island residents and an artist, reached out to us and ...

ST. AGATHA’S CHURCH OPERATES COMMUNITY TECH CENTER OUT OF CLOSED SCHOOL BUILDING

“We saw that the school was going to eventually close and so it was a matter of deciding what our mission would be from that point forward?” said Father Larry Dowling, pastor of St. Agatha’s. “In a lot of ways ...

Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities Announces 2018 Grantees $850,000 in grants to 132 organizations for Summer and Fall programs

The community grants, which are technically awarded by The Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities, is one component of a comprehensive strategy that also includes direct interventions with young people at risk, police reforms that are helping rebuild trust with ...

THORNTON TOWNSHIP JOB FAIR COORDINATOR AIMS FOR SUCCESS: OUTREACH FOR REGIONAL JOB FAIR PROJECT

Ms. Diamond Wright, Thornton Township, South Suburban College Job Fair Coordinator prepares for regional job fair to be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at South Suburban College Fitness Center, 15800 State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

HOMELESS AS A CHILD, DR. VENUS GIVES A LESSON IN HEALING AND SUCCESS

Author of The Black Woman Millionaire, Dr. Venus Opal Reese recently made a stop near Chicago to hold a one-day training seminar where she shared her compelling story and taught the women of Chicago how to overcome the obstacles that ...

South Shore Non-Profit Benefits From Walgreens Fundraiser

On May 24th, Walgreens will close out their fourth annual Red Nose Day fundraiser and award the proceeds to its 14 global charity partners who will then distribute the money to more local charitable organizations, some of which operate on ...

Cunningham Passes Measure to Designed to Curb Carjackers

In the wake of a steep hike in the number of carjacking incidents in Chicago, the Illinois Senate took action recently to close a loophole carjackers have used to avoid prosecution and to ensure young offenders are sent to juvenile ...

BlackHer Releases The Black Woman’s Guide to the 2018 Midterms

Building on the power Black women brought to the Alabama special election that defeated Roy Moore, BlackHer, a new online community for and about Black women, released The Black Woman’s Guide to the 2018 Midterms, a primer that demystifies the ...

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