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Op-Ed by Congressman Luis Gutierrez

Op-Ed by Congressman Luis Gutierrez

Our country and our state was built by the hard work and dedication of immigrants and refugees. We would not have so many of the things we take for granted… Read more »

Halloween Fun in Chicago

Halloween Fun in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou We are well into Fall enjoying the colorful foliage, sweater weather, and pumpkin spice anything, and there is nothing greater than the welcoming of witches, vampires, tombstones,… Read more »

Wanda Staron Retires After 40 Years at Community Savings Bank

Wanda Staron Retires After 40 Years at Community Savings Bank

Wanda Staron retired in September after over 40 years as a Community Savings Bank employee. Staron is one of many long-serving employees at the bank. Throughout her career, Wanda Staron… Read more »

City of Berwyn Proclaims October as LGBT History Month

City of Berwyn Proclaims October as LGBT History Month

The City of Berwyn proclaimed October as LGBT History Month at City Council on October 9. The month of October is in observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history… Read more »

Berwyn Police Department to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks

Berwyn Police Department to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours.  This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law… Read more »

Joffrey Ballet Welcomes New Latino Dancers

Joffrey Ballet Welcomes New Latino Dancers

By: Ashmar Mandou The Joffrey Ballet recently announced the addition of seven dancers, including three Latinos hailing from Brazil, Spain, and Puerto Rico. “I am pleased to welcome these beautiful… Read more »

Reasons it’s so Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do About it)

Reasons it’s so Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do About it)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity in the country among adults is around 40 percent. They estimate that over 93 million adults are… Read more »

Alderman Cardenas Announces 15th Annual Senior Health Fair

Alderman Cardenas Announces 15th Annual Senior Health Fair

On Thursday, October 18th, 2018 Alderman Cardenas will host his 15th Annual Senior Health Fair, which will feature many services including flu shots, glucose testing, hearing screening, and over 30… Read more »

What You Need to Know This Medicare Enrollment Season

What You Need to Know This Medicare Enrollment Season

By Chuck Dow, Humana regional president of Medicare Humana It’s that time of year when people with Medicare review their health insurance choices and enroll in a Medicare Advantage or… Read more »

All of US Research Program Seeks to Advance Precision Medicine

All of US Research Program Seeks to Advance Precision Medicine

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program is enrolling one million or more people who reflect the diversity of the United States. For various reasons, Latinos… Read more »