Newsbrief

Tri-Taylor community group revitalized

Local residents have reestablished the Tri-Taylor Community Association, several years after it became inactive.


Roosevelt, City Colleges announce new degree completion effort

Roosevelt University and City Colleges of Chicago have signed an agreement called the Dual Degree Partnership that makes it easier for City Colleges graduates to earn their bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt.


CVPP/BrightStar training prepares youth for work

Eighty young people from Bronzeville recently graduated from the Community Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) provided by Bright Star Community Outreach before taking on summer jobs. For most of these graduates, their training will give them their first exposure to the workforce.


City offers youth learning opportunities

This summer, youths ages four through 24 have thousands of opportunities to gain skills and earn recognition while they engage in their favorite summer activities through the Chicago City of Learning (CCOL) summer of learning and earning initiative.


McGuane Park tree becomes work of art

Taylor Wallace, owner of Metal Magic Interiors Inc., has started a summer long project of transforming a 40-year-old honey locust tree into a work of art. The tree is located in McGuane Park in Bridgeport.


Balcer promises pothole repair

The crater-like potholes on 33rd and 35th streets under the viaducts near U.S. Cellular Field soon will be history, Alderman James Balcer (11th Ward) promised.


SAY of Chicago celebrates 15 years of soccer for youngsters

SAY of Chicago (Soccer Association for Youth), a coed recreational youth soccer organization, is celebrating its 15th year in 2014, and “involvement is only growing,” said league president Dan Fitzgerald.


University Village Chiropractic procedure heals injuries better

With the onset of warmer weather, the physicians at University Village Chiropractic, 1354 W. Taylor St., anticipate an increased number of patients with sports injuries.


Fight Aids

As part of its ongoing commitment to fight HIV/AIDS, Walgreens is collaborating with the Greater Than AIDS organization to help offer free HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day from Thursday, June 26, through Saturday, June 28. Free testing provided by health departments and AIDS service organizations will be available to the public [...]


British School on track to open in September 2015

Nord Anglia Education’s British School of Chicago South Loop campus, located at 161 W. Ninth St., is on schedule to open in September 2015. The school will serve approximately 835 preschool through 12th grade students, with a focus on middle and high school education.