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Yearly Archives: 2018

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Allows for Safe Disposal of Unused Medications

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Allows for Safe Disposal of Unused Medications

Every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States are alarmingly high with an estimated 16.7 million people using… Read more »

IDHS, Greater Chicago Food Depository Distributing Free Milk to Low-Income Families

IDHS, Greater Chicago Food Depository Distributing Free Milk to Low-Income Families

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and the Greater Chicago Food Depository have partnered to distribute free milk to families at local IDHS offices. Milk will be distributed through… Read more »

New Meatless Campaign Targets Vital Importance of Kidneys to Overall Health

New Meatless Campaign Targets Vital Importance of Kidneys to Overall Health

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is partnering with The Monday Campaigns’ global public health initiatives, which include Meatless Monday, to encourage Americans to make healthier changes to their diets. Studies… Read more »

Cicero Expands Specialized Stroke Unit Offering 24/7 Response Coverage

Cicero Expands Specialized Stroke Unit Offering 24/7 Response Coverage

Town President Larry Dominick announced that a new contract was negotiated with Rush University Medical Center to expand the service hours of a specialized Mobile Stroke Unit that was assigned… Read more »

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

By: Ashmar Mandou For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year, but trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents are not careful. Take a… Read more »

Democratic Party of Illinois Announces New Voter Hotline

Democratic Party of Illinois Announces New Voter Hotline

By: Ashmar Mandou On Tuesday, the Democratic Party of Illinois announced a new statewide Voter Protection Initiative to guarantee that all Illinois voters have open and fair access to the… Read more »

Community Savings Bank Shows Appreciation

Community Savings Bank Shows Appreciation

Community Savings Bank held its annual “Customer Appreciation Days” at the main office on October 5th and 6th. The bank took this opportunity to thank its customers for their patronage… Read more »

Chicago Park District Renames Park in Honor of Fallen Police Officer

Chicago Park District Renames Park in Honor of Fallen Police Officer

The Chicago Park District General Superintendent, Michael Kelly and Alderman Ed Burke join the family of late Chicago Police Officer Irma C. Ruiz and members of the Archer Heights community for… Read more »

The Democratic State and the Dictatorship

The Democratic State and the Dictatorship

By Daniel Nardini Sometimes diplomacy makes for strange bedfellows. In this case, very strange bedfellows. Taiwan, also called the Republic of China, maintains diplomatic relations with only 17 countries in… Read more »

La Ciudad Anuncia Inversiones en Salud mental

La Ciudad Anuncia Inversiones en Salud mental

La Comisionada del Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH), Dra. Julie Morita, anunció una inversión de $1.4 millones en el presupuesto del 2019, para fortalecer el puente entre los… Read more »