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Pappas: Tax relief program helps senior citizens struggling to pay Cook County property taxes

Pappas: Tax relief program helps senior citizens struggling to pay Cook County property taxes

A program administered by the Cook County Treasurer’s Office assists senior citizens who are hard-pressed to pay their property taxes, Treasurer Maria Pappas said. Seniors whose annual household income is… Read more »

Norwegian American Hospital Addresses Food Insecurity in Humboldt Park

Norwegian American Hospital Addresses Food Insecurity in Humboldt Park

By: Ashmar Mandou According to a study commissioned by The Chicago Community Trust, 49 percent of Humboldt Park households received food stamp benefits, and 30 percent of households accessed emergency… Read more »

Mayor Lightfoot Appoints New Members to the Cultural Advisory Council

Mayor Lightfoot Appoints New Members to the Cultural Advisory Council

Chicago City Council last week approved the appointments made by Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot to the Cultural Advisory Council of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), including… Read more »

City of Chicago Opens CityArts Program Grants Applications

City of Chicago Opens CityArts Program Grants Applications

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced that applications are now open for the 2020 CityArts Program, offering grants to nonprofits arts and… Read more »

State Programs to Assist Cicero Businesses

State Programs to Assist Cicero Businesses

The Town of Cicero, and State Rep. Lisa Hernandez will join the Cicero Chamber of Commerce in hosting a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29th, 2020 at the Cicero Community Center,… Read more »

Chicago Park District Launches Annual Teen Opportunity Fair Series

Chicago Park District Launches Annual Teen Opportunity Fair Series

The Chicago Park District invites teens from across Chicago to attend its 5th annual Teen Opportunity Fair series. The three fairs will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m…. Read more »

Saint Anthony Hospital Celebrates Beloved Staff Members

Saint Anthony Hospital Celebrates Beloved Staff Members

Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago recently celebrated two beloved members of their staff who will be retiring at the end of this month.  On January 14, 2020, Saint Anthony was… Read more »

Cook County Animal and Rabies Control Offers Winter Pet Safety Tips

Cook County Animal and Rabies Control Offers Winter Pet Safety Tips

The regions latest winter storm is expected to bring snow and ice along with the season’s coldest temperatures. Cook County’s Animal and Rabies control reminds residents to take special precautions… Read more »

America’s Most Consumed Oil Causes Genetic Changes in the Brain

America’s Most Consumed Oil Causes Genetic Changes in the Brain

New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression. Used for fast… Read more »

Federal Authorities Screening O’Hare Travelers for Coronavirus

Federal Authorities Screening O’Hare Travelers for Coronavirus

By: Ashmar Mandou The Chicago Department of Public Health held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to state that the City is working in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control… Read more »