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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Regional Transit Agencies Thank Riders and Celebrate Dump the Pump Day 2017

Regional Transit Agencies Thank Riders and Celebrate Dump the Pump Day 2017

On Thursday, June 15, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will join the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace Bus in celebrating the 12th annual Dump the Pump Day, a… Read more »

County Board Honors Military Veterans as Part of Silver Star Service Banner Program

County Board Honors Military Veterans as Part of Silver Star Service Banner Program

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and County Commissioners recognized 40 military veterans for their sacrifice and service to nation under the annual Silver Star Service Banner program. President Preckwinkle… Read more »

Hernandez Urging Governor to Support Anti-Wage Theft Measure, Highlights Effect on Economy

Hernandez Urging Governor to Support Anti-Wage Theft Measure, Highlights Effect on Economy

State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, member of the Latino Caucus, passed legislation through the House that would ensure working families are not cheated out of their hard-earned money by… Read more »

La Cruz Roja Respondió a 20 Incendios Caseros el Fin de Semana

La Cruz Roja Respondió a 20 Incendios Caseros el Fin de Semana

Este pasado fin de semana, la Cruz Roja Estadounidense de Chicago & el Norte de Illinois vio un alza en respuesta a incendios caseros el fin de semana. En los… Read more »

City of Chicago Reminds Residents Window Safeguard are Vital to Child Safety

City of Chicago Reminds Residents Window Safeguard are Vital to Child Safety

As part of the city’s ongoing Kids Can’t Fly child window safety campaign, the Department of Buildings and the Chicago Department of Public Health are once again reminding residential building… Read more »

Red Cross Responds to 20 Home Fires over the Weekend

Red Cross Responds to 20 Home Fires over the Weekend

This past weekend, the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois saw a spike in weekend home fire responses. For the past three months, the American Red Cross of… Read more »

El Programa de Padres Mentores Recibe Nuevos Graduados

El Programa de Padres Mentores Recibe Nuevos Graduados

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cerca de 700 padres mentores caminaron por el estrado de Steinmetz College Prep el viernes, 2 de junio, para celebrar otro exitoso año de graduados. Los padres… Read more »

La Ciudad de Chicago Recuerda a los Residentes que Salvaguardar las Ventanas es Vital para la Seguridad Infantil

La Ciudad de Chicago Recuerda a los Residentes que Salvaguardar las Ventanas es Vital para la Seguridad Infantil

Como parte de la campaña de seguridad para los niños Kids Can’t Fly de la Ciudad, el Departamento de Edificios y el Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago recuerda una… Read more »

Family Preparedness Plans Must Include Pets

Family Preparedness Plans Must Include Pets

Pets are cherished family members in many Illinois homes, so it’s important for pet owners to have plans to keep their pets safe during and after emergencies. Throughout National Pet… Read more »

Emanuel Signs Executive Order Committing Chicago to Guidelines of Paris Agreement

Emanuel Signs Executive Order Committing Chicago to Guidelines of Paris Agreement

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday filed an Executive Order formalizing Chicago’s commitment to adopt the guidelines of the Paris Agreement after President Trump withdrew the United States, reneging on a… Read more »