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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Chicago Southwest Development Corporation to Hold Public Meeting

Chicago Southwest Development Corporation to Hold Public Meeting

Chicago Southwest Development Corporation (CSDC) is hosting a public meeting. The purpose is to provide community residents and stakeholders with pertinent information about the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (US… Read more »

One Homeowner in Critical Condition in Fire in Orland Park

One Homeowner in Critical Condition in Fire in Orland Park

Firefighters received a 9-1-1 call at 4:50p.m., on Tuesday afternoon reporting a fire in a two-story split-level home consumed in heavy smoke at the 14200 Block of 84th Avenue in… Read more »

‘Possibility and Promise’

‘Possibility and Promise’

By: Ashmar Mandou Taking the oath of office as Illinois’ 43rd Governor, Gov. JB Pritzker expressed his vision to work together to create another century of boundless opportunity and fulfill… Read more »

Fighting the Winter Blues with Music

Fighting the Winter Blues with Music

By: Daisy Magaña The holidays have wrapped up, and now we’re entering what can feel like the longest month with no day-off insight. Don’t worry, we have you covered on… Read more »

McDonald’s Host Massive Shoe Donation

McDonald’s Host Massive Shoe Donation

Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Carmen Solano-DeCarrier, and Martin Brower partnered to provide more than 600 pairs of athletic shoes to at-risk children. The donations were made through four community organizations: Casa… Read more »

Spotlight: Friends of the Parks

Spotlight: Friends of the Parks

By: Ashmar Mandou Behind every altruistic effort or illuminating project is an organization working around the clock for the betterment of their community. Each month we will place a spotlight… Read more »

Chicago Tourism Grows in 2018

Chicago Tourism Grows in 2018

Chicago welcomed over 57.6 million visitors in 2018 – a growth of 4.3 percent over the previous year, resulting in a new tourism record. The annual visitor projections released by… Read more »

Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start

Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start

Stress is linked to disorders and diseases including anxiety, depression, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. A major cause is unresolved “trapped” emotions such as sadness, anger, and grief from difficult and… Read more »

SNAP Benefits Will Continue through February During Federal Shutdown

SNAP Benefits Will Continue through February During Federal Shutdown

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced that February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be funded through the end of February, but they will be issued to… Read more »

More in U.S. Dying from Opioids Than on the Roads

More in U.S. Dying from Opioids Than on the Roads

For the first time in history, Americans’ risk of dying from an opioid overdose is higher than their risk of dying in a car accident, the National Safety Council reported… Read more »