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Hanania Offers Humor, Politics at Library Appearances Sept. 12th and 17th

Hanania Offers Humor, Politics at Library Appearances Sept. 12th and 17th

Join columnist Ray Hanania as he discusses Chicago politics, growing up Arab in America, and offers up some of his unusual standup comedy at the Orland Park Library, 14921 Ravinia Avenue, on… Read more »

Bond Review Appointment Leads to Father’s Detention

Bond Review Appointment Leads to Father’s Detention

Courtesy of Organized Communities Against Deportations Francisco SIlva, father and community leader, was detained at his bond review appointment with ICE this morning in downtown Chicago. Before going inside to… Read more »

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Task Force to Combat Sexually Transmitted Infections

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Task Force to Combat Sexually Transmitted Infections

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a new, multiyear initiative to slash the number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Chicago, starting with… Read more »

Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch

For those parents who need tips on packing healthy school lunches, here are a few simple tips to make it easy and enjoyable for everyone. Tip #1 Get Your Kids… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Expands Insurance Coverage for Mammograms, Other Breast Cancer Screenings

Gov. Pritzker Expands Insurance Coverage for Mammograms, Other Breast Cancer Screenings

Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation expanding health insurance coverage for mammograms and other breast cancer screenings. The new law expands both private insurance and Medicaid to cover several preventative measures… Read more »

Hernandez, Villanueva Invite Local Residents to Little Village Back-to-School Health Fair

Hernandez, Villanueva Invite Local Residents to Little Village Back-to-School Health Fair

State Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, are inviting local residents to a get a head start on the new school year. Back-to-School Health Fair on Saturday,… Read more »

Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child

Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child

By teaching your children healthy eating habits and modeling these behaviors in yourself, you can help your children maintain a healthy weight and normal growth. Also, the eating habits your… Read more »

Chicago Department of Public Health Releases Older Adult Health Report

Chicago Department of Public Health Releases Older Adult Health Report

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Center for Community Health Equity (CCHE) jointly released a report describing the health status of Chicago’s older adult population. In 2016, there… Read more »

Waubonsee and NIU Create Kinesiology Pathway

Waubonsee and NIU Create Kinesiology Pathway

Waubonsee Community College and Northern Illinois University (NIU) have established an articulation agreement that presents students with a step-by-step guide to a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Kinesiology is the study… Read more »

New Law Strengthens Protections for Student Safety

New Law Strengthens Protections for Student Safety

Public Act 101-0531 signed into law on Friday, strengthens protections for student safety. The new law grants the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) the statutory authority to suspend an… Read more »