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Yearly Archives: 2017

City Welcomes New Citizens

City Welcomes New Citizens

Caption by Ashmar Mandou To commemorate President’s Day, City Hall hosted a Naturalization Ceremony where 25 people, from 15 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to officially become United States… Read more »

ComEd Celebrates Artists

ComEd Celebrates Artists

Artists with special needs were celebrated for their artwork at ComEd’s Art & Inspiration benefit event at the Bridgeport Art Center on February 8th. These artists are a part of… Read more »

Garfield Park Conservatory’s Spring Flower Show to Feature Botanical Cubs’ World Series Trophy

Garfield Park Conservatory’s Spring Flower Show to Feature Botanical Cubs’ World Series Trophy

Garfield Park Conservatory’s Spring Flower “Spring Training” is a celebration of all things baseball, including the Cubs’ World Series Championship win. Visitors are invited to take a picture next to… Read more »

Congressman Rush Issues “Laquan McDonald Camera Act of 2017”

Congressman Rush Issues “Laquan McDonald Camera Act of 2017”

In an effort to bring more accountability to police departments across the country U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL01) has introduced H.R. 1213 “Laquan McDonald Camera Act of 2017” that… Read more »

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Riverside Township Taxpayers

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Riverside Township Taxpayers

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios has announced that reassessment notices have been mailed to over 5,000 single-family and 400 condominium homeowners in Riverside Township. Reassessment notices contain proposed values for… Read more »

Sandoval Promotes Minority Owned and Small Businesses

Sandoval Promotes Minority Owned and Small Businesses

Last Friday, State Senator Martin A. Sandoval (D-11) held a press conference to promote greater utilization of minority businesses by railroads, private and public universities and local municipal governments. “We… Read more »

City Names Olga Camargo as Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission

City Names Olga Camargo as Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday introduced to City Council the appointment of Olga Camargo to the Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission (PBC), and reappointed three members of Chicago… Read more »

MPEA Welcomes to Member

MPEA Welcomes to Member

CEO of the Miramar Group Juan Ochoa was recently appointed to serve on the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Board (MPEA) of Directors Tuesday. Ochoa previously served as CEO of… Read more »

Covenant House Launches Shelter for Homeless Youth in Chicago

Covenant House Launches Shelter for Homeless Youth in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou Covenant House International officially opened its first new shelter in over a decade at Lawson House located at 30 W. Chicago Avenue and will provide services exclusively… Read more »

Aquino questions Rauner budget’s commitment to immigrants

Aquino questions Rauner budget’s commitment to immigrants

“We must fight against Trump’s hateful, divisive immigration policy wherever it exists.” –Sen. Omar Aquino In a recent Senate Appropriations Committee meeting, State Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago, questioned Illinois State… Read more »