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Yearly Archives: 2017

City Officials Urge Chicagoans to Prepare for Cold Conditions in Upcoming Week

City Officials Urge Chicagoans to Prepare for Cold Conditions in Upcoming Week

As temperatures drop significantly overnight, the City of Chicago is urging residents to be prepared as the cold takes hold and be aware of City-offered services and tips to stay… Read more »

Toys for Tots Celebrates Anniversary

Toys for Tots Celebrates Anniversary

This year The Chicago Toys for Tots Motorcycle Association (TFT) celebrated their 40th Anniversary with a recording breaking turnout of over 70,000 motorcycles participation and bikers donating Toys. Miss/Senorita Cicero… Read more »

Rep. Mah, Commissioner Cabonargi to Host Property Tax Appeal Workshop

Rep. Mah, Commissioner Cabonargi to Host Property Tax Appeal Workshop

State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, and Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi are offering local residents an opportunity to potentially cut their property tax bills before the upcoming… Read more »

New Elementary Magnet and Classical Schools to Expand

New Elementary Magnet and Classical Schools to Expand

To further expand access to high-quality school options in all parts of the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools today announced a plan to transform three neighborhood schools… Read more »

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is pleased to announce the names of the 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars. These outstanding honorees represent some of Illinois’ best and brightest, and join… Read more »

CPS Students Learning Faster Than 96 Percent of Students in the U.S.

CPS Students Learning Faster Than 96 Percent of Students in the U.S.

Stanford University professor Sean Reardon, a leading expert on education equality in the United States, presented a new analysis today on Chicago Public Schools that shows Chicago’s students learn and… Read more »

Prosser H.S. Students Win Cooking Up Change Competition

Prosser H.S. Students Win Cooking Up Change Competition

Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Michael Frerichs File for Re-Election

Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Michael Frerichs File for Re-Election

Democratic incumbents Comptroller Susana Mendoza and Treasurer Michael Frerichs filed their petitions for re-election to their Constitutional offices. While Mendoza and Frerichs filed the maximum 10,000 signatures, they collected over… Read more »

‘Tis the Sea-son with Holiday Events at Shedd Aquarium

‘Tis the Sea-son with Holiday Events at Shedd Aquarium

There’s no place like Shedd Aquarium for the holidays! The aquarium is spreading the cheer with festive events, breakfasts with Santa, special screenings of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D® and… Read more »

DuSable Museum and NMMA Receive Joint Award

DuSable Museum and NMMA Receive Joint Award

The DuSable Museum of African American History and the National Museum of Mexican Art have been awarded a joint grant by the Walton Family Foundation and the Ford Foundation through… Read more »