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Chicago Public Schools Announces 2024-25 Preschool Application Launch

Chicago Public Schools Announces 2024-25 Preschool Application Launch

The School Year 2024-25 application is open for Chicago Public School’s (CPS) free full-day preschool program for four-year-olds and half-day preschool program for three-year-olds. Families can apply via the Chicago Early… Read more »

ComEd Job Training Programs Graduate Nearly 80 Area Residents

ComEd Job Training Programs Graduate Nearly 80 Area Residents

By: Ashmar Mandou ComEd recently celebrated the hard work of 78 individuals who graduated from two of ComEd’s arduous training programs. In a pool of community and corporate partners, ComEd… Read more »

Provident Scholarship Fund Applications Now Open

Provident Scholarship Fund Applications Now Open

The application period for the 2024 Provident Scholarship Fund is now open. The scholarship program supports students pursuing health care careers who are from, and committed to caring for, underserved… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Announces New Illinois Grocery Initiative Grant Opportunity

Gov. Pritzker Announces New Illinois Grocery Initiative Grant Opportunity

Governor JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton joined food justice advocates and local stakeholders to announce a new grant program from the Illinois Grocery Initiative. The New Stores in… Read more »

Healthcare Providers on Alert for Possible Counterfeit Botox

Healthcare Providers on Alert for Possible Counterfeit Botox

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has alerted healthcare facilities and especially hospital emergency departments to be on a heightened lookout for patients who present with symptoms similar to… Read more »

Tax Deadline Approaching

Tax Deadline Approaching

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is reminding taxpayers that the upcoming deadline is quickly approaching for filing 2023 state individual income tax returns on Monday, April 15th, 2024. If… Read more »

Clerk Karen Yarbrough bridged racial divides in Cook County politics, Treasurer Pappas says

Clerk Karen Yarbrough bridged racial divides in Cook County politics, Treasurer Pappas says

On Sunday, Treasurer Maria Pappas remembered Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough as a friend and dedicated public servant who demonstrated that politicians of different races can successfully work together. “Karen… Read more »

Medical Examiner’s Office Hosts Missing Persons Day in Cook County

Medical Examiner’s Office Hosts Missing Persons Day in Cook County

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) is hosting its fourth Cook County Missing Persons Day to connect those who have long-term missing loved ones with resources and experts. Those… Read more »

EBSA Helps Spanish Speakers with Retirement and Health Benefit Plans

EBSA Helps Spanish Speakers with Retirement and Health Benefit Plans

When one woman answered a phone call from the Employee Benefits Security Administration, they gave her news she would never forget. The federal agency had recovered $31,000 that her husband’s… Read more »

MCA Announces Día del Niño Celebration

MCA Announces Día del Niño Celebration

By: Ashmar Mandou As a way to celebrate families and uplift youth, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago announced Wednesday its Día del Niño (Day of the Children) celebration,… Read more »