January 2016

South Loop developments addressed at two local community meetings

Developers discussed plans for two South Loop highrises to mixed reviews during a recent neighborhood meeting…


RFMA asks for Randolph Street bicycle route

While the City of Chicago plans to create a bike route on Lake Street as part of an effort to reduce traffic congestion, a West Loop organization is calling for the route to be on nearby Randolph Street instead.


Fair Economy Illinois calls for Transaction Tax, holds protest

Fair Economy Illinois, a statewide alliance that organizes people around issues that affect the common good, is demanding that State officials stop raising taxes on working people and…


Gazette covers big news in 2015 in area’s ten communities

When news breaks in Chicago, it often breaks in the ten communities of this area — and for nearly 33 years, the Gazette has been there to cover it. The following is a look back at the hottest stories of 2015…


UI Health and Rush physicians coordinate treatment for an artist with a rare disease

The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Rush University Medical Center are widely known for excellence in medical care. Megan Howard can attest to that.


Three from Sheridan Park are inducted in Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame

Three Sheridan Park boxers who became successful boxing professionals have entered the new Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame. Mike Garcia, Luke Capuano, and Pat LaCassa were inducted into the Hall of Fame at a banquet on Nov. 14 in Glen Ellyn, IL. All three fought as amateurs at Sheridan Park, with Garcia and Capuano going […]


Clarification: “Santa Lucia congregation wants Fr. Nick Marro to stay in parish”

In the article “Santa Lucia congregation wants Fr. Nick Marro to stay in parish” in the November Gazette, a quote from Roseann Jackowiak was reported inaccurately…


ATN: January 2016

he City and State are promoting signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act through…


Illegal turns from Roosevelt to Dan Ryan causing hazard

Alderman Patrick D. Thompson of the 11th Ward said he will monitor traffic at Roosevelt Road and the eastbound Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94) onramp, following reports that drivers are making illegal turns to get to the expressway, particularly during rush hours.


Reginald “Hats” Adams, longtime Rush community affairs officer, passes away

Reginald “Hats” Adams, the former director of Rush University Medical Center’s Department of Community Affairs, died Friday, Nov. 13, after a lengthy illness.