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Yearly Archives: 2019

Free Tax Preparation Assistance Available Throughout Illinois

Free Tax Preparation Assistance Available Throughout Illinois

Low-to-moderate income families and senior citizens needing assistance filing their 2018 income taxes can receive free help through several trusted programs across the State of Illinois.  The Internal Revenue Service… Read more »

Political Sidebar

Political Sidebar

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Political Sidebar is a weekly round-up of commentary from elected officials around the Chicagoland area discussing topical issues affecting their communities. Ortiz Backs Measure to Close… Read more »

Justice Jesse Reyes Eyes Illinois Supreme Court Justice in 2020

Justice Jesse Reyes Eyes Illinois Supreme Court Justice in 2020

By: Ashmar Mandou Raised in the Pilsen and Bridgeport neighborhoods, Justice Jesse Reyes was the oldest of four children and the only one to attend college. In 1997, Reyes was… Read more »

Consumers Across America Empowered to Potentially Boost Their Credit Score

Consumers Across America Empowered to Potentially Boost Their Credit Score

In a game-changing move that many expect will significantly improve financial inclusion for millions of Americans, Experian launched Experian Boost, a first-of-its-kind financial tool. Experian Boost, which is available at… Read more »

Early Voting and In-Person Registration

Early Voting and In-Person Registration

Early Voting begins this week at 51 locations in Chicago, and each site also will offer voter-registration services. Every site will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5… Read more »

Chicago Latino Film Festival Hosts Kick-off Party

Chicago Latino Film Festival Hosts Kick-off Party

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago presented last night the full program for the 35th Chicago Latino Film Festival during their annual Kickoff Party, held this year at 365-viii,… Read more »

Head Over to Broadway

Head Over to Broadway

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will feature the Pre-Broadway world premiere ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, OSLO, MEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER:… Read more »

Higher Consumption of Sugary Beverages Linked with Increased Risk of Early Mortality

Higher Consumption of Sugary Beverages Linked with Increased Risk of Early Mortality

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death — particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a… Read more »

Surprising Skin Sins That Age Your Face

Surprising Skin Sins That Age Your Face

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that smoking, not wearing sunscreen and going to bed with your makeup on hardly produces the coveted look of Instagram’s… Read more »

IDOC Ground on Mental Health Treatment Center

IDOC Ground on Mental Health Treatment Center

The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) is constructing a 200-bed mental health and general medicine treatment center in Joliet. This facility will provide the most intensive level of care for… Read more »