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Thornton Township to hold a free seminar geared to improve relationship communications

“Everyone communicates differently individually based on so many factors that we wanted to bring single people into a room together to have a relaxed and in depth conversation about how men and women communicate,” said Ernst Lamothe Jr., communication manager ...

Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools Launches 20th Anniversary Campaign

Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools (BSICS) opened 20 years ago committed to providing a safe, nurturing, academically-stimulating, and culturally-relevant education for students on Chicago’s South Side. Today, the network of elementary charter schools includes Betty Shabazz Academy in Greater Grand ...

NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE ON PROPERTY TAX REFORM BILL

House Assistant Majority Leader Will Davis, Revenue Committee Chairman Mike Zalewski, and Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi met Tuesday afternoon with representatives of labor unions and industry interest groups to clarify language in a significant legislative property tax reform effort. ...

GIRLS LIKE ME PROJECT, INC. JOINS CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST’S ON THE TABLE CONVERSATION

The Chicago Community Trust recently organized its annual On The Table conversations with this year’s focus on creating a Memo to the Mayor. On The Table events were held across the city and the goal of each discussion was to ...

Chicago Software Developer Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulently Obtaining Federal Grant Money

A Chicago software developer has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining $200,000 in grant funds from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.

Civic Leader Mentors Help Youth With “Career Talks” At Recent Event CHA has

The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) recently partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters Metropolitan Chicago (BBBS) at the second annual “Career Talks” event at Gary Comer Youth Center on Chicago’s South Side

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM RECEIVES $25,000 GRANT FOR SOUTH SUBURBAN STUDENTS

The Mayor of the Village of Matteson, Sheila Chalmers-Currin, the Mayor of Richton Park, Rick Reinbold, and Illinois Representative Robin Kelly recently gathered to announce that Mentoring Youth Through Technology would be receiving a $25,000 grant from Comcast to fund ...

FOOD HALL OPENS WITH THREE BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES AS FIRST TENANTS

The One Eleven Food Hall, 756 E. 111th St., in Pullman is officially open after a recent grand opening ceremony held by Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI), 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale, and three black restauranteurs who have set up shop ...

Chicago Street Medicine Recognized For Working With Chicago’s Homeless Population

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago recently hosted the 25th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards where 10 organizations were honored for their contributions to community development and architectural design in the city, including Chicago Street Medicine which received the Blue ...

Subway Restaurants® Invite Families to Experience a Magical Night Out with an Exclusive Subway Fresh Fit For Kids® Meal Offer

This spring, parents won’t have to go searching The Cave of Wonders for a fun-filled night out with the kids.

TRADER JOE’S ANNOUNCES NEW SOUTH SIDE LOCATION THAT WILL OPEN LATER THIS YEAR

When the Treasure Island Foods closed for good in October which included their location at the Hyde Park Shopping Center, it left many Hyde Park residents wondering what would take its place? After months of anticipation, the University of Chicago, ...

Major Financial Institution Shares Insight On What Small Business Owners Are Thinking About

Bank of America recently released its 2019 Spring Small Business Owner Report which shares the results of their semi-annual survey of small businesses across the country and specifically hones in on small business in Chicago

SOUTH SUBURBAN MAYOR INVITES LAWYER TO SPEAK WITH RESIDENTS ABOUT PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

Every month, the Mayor of the Village of Dolton, Riley Rogers, hosts Coffee with the Mayor where residents can come and meet with him in a more informal setting. This month, Mayor Rogers invited Mario Reed, a local attorney, to ...

CHICAGO’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT TAKES OATH OF OFFICE

Lori Lightfoot stood alongside her wife Amy and their daughter Vivian on Monday during the 2019 Inaugural Ceremony. Thousands of Chicagoans attended the event that took place at Wintrust Arena to see Lightfoot sworn in as the 56th Mayor of ...

LORI E. LIGHTFOOT SWORN IN AS 56TH MAYOR OF CHICAGO

Lori E. Lightfoot today just before noon was sworn in as the 56th Mayor of Chicago with her wife, Amy Eshleman, and daughter, Vivian, at her side. Thousands of members of the public attended the inaugural ceremony at Wintrust Arena ...

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