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YMCA Celebrates Chicago Youth and Military Veterans

YMCA Celebrates Chicago Youth and Military Veterans

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago celebrated the strength and resiliency of 40 youth from the west and south sides of Chicago and 12 military veteran mentors last Saturday at the… Read more »

Morton East High School Update

Morton East High School Update

Cicero Police Chief Jerry Chlada said Morton East High school was placed in Lockdown on Tuesday (Dec. 10, 2019) at around 10:30 AM after a student reported another individual had… Read more »

ISBE Proposes Permanent Rules that Protect the Safety of All Students and Staff

ISBE Proposes Permanent Rules that Protect the Safety of All Students and Staff

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has filed proposed permanent rules for time out and restraint that protect the safety of all students and staff in Illinois schools. The… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Youth Awards Honors Chicago HS Seniors

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Youth Awards Honors Chicago HS Seniors

Last week, The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced the recipients of the Chicago Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards. Local high school seniors were honored for their leadership in the classroom… Read more »

CPS Recommends Closure of Two Poor Performing Charter Schools

CPS Recommends Closure of Two Poor Performing Charter Schools

Chicago Public Schools announced that following extensive reviews of charter school performance, the district will recommend the closure of two poor performing charter schools, Chicago Virtual Charter School (CVCS) and… Read more »

Increase Your Tax Refund

Increase Your Tax Refund

Defer bonuses: If you are expecting a year-end bonus, consider that this extra money in your pocket may bump you up to another tax bracket. Ask your boss If you… Read more »

Industry and Labor Partnership Announces HIRE360

Industry and Labor Partnership Announces HIRE360

Chicago’s largest developers, general contractors, local labor unions and United Way of Metro Chicago announced the launch of HIRE360, an innovative, cross-industry partnership designed to create an ecosystem that develops… Read more »

Ways to Protect Your Home When You Travel

Ways to Protect Your Home When You Travel

You have enough to worry about before traveling, especially before the holidays. You’re finishing your shopping, wrapping up things at work, and packing suitcases, and protecting your belongings while you’re… Read more »

Free Energy-Saving Kits Available to Local Residents at Community Resource Fair

Free Energy-Saving Kits Available to Local Residents at Community Resource Fair

Local utility companies and community organizations believe natural gas and electric services should be safe, reliable and affordable. That is why ComEd and Nicor Gas are teaming up with CEDA… Read more »

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Provides Funding to Extend HIV, AIDS Health Care

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Provides Funding to Extend HIV, AIDS Health Care

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) has awarded 31 organizations a combined $7.35 million to connect thousands of people in the Chicagoland area living with HIV and AIDS to health… Read more »