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Back of the Yards Job Fair 2012

The Back of the Yards Quality-of-Life Plan, in partnership with Special Service Area (SSA) #13, announced that over 25 employers will offer hundreds of jobs to local residents searching for emplo continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel: Water Main Break Shows Needs for Infrastructure Renewal

Saturday, a nearly 100-year-old water main broke in Chicago’s Back-of-the-Yards neighborhood, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed to it as an example of the city’s need to renew its infrastructure. continue reading »

Back of the Yard Man Linked to Musical Equipment Stolen at Lollapalooza

The Chicago Police FBI Violent Crimes Task force, working in conjunction with the Major Case Squad, have arrested and charged a Chicago man in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars of music and sound equipment from Chicago's Lollapalooza Music Festival. continue reading »

Unity in the Community – Mural Project

Residents of the Back of the Yards neighborhood are invited to honor the fallen officers Thomas E. Wortham and Alejandro Valadez, and Christopher Wheatley, Edward Stringer, and Corey Ankum fro continue reading »

EPA Announces Fund to Clean Up Contaminated Sites-UNO Slated to Get Funds

Today in Lansing, Michigan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced more than $76 million in new investments across the country that will redevelop c continue reading »

Hunger Relief Coming to Back of the Yards

Boys Town of Chicago and its community partners will be able to provide another year’s worth of nutritious meals, and much more, to their Back of the Yards neighbors with a second year of funding from the McCormick Foundation’s Chicago Tribune Charities – Holiday Campaign. continue reading »

Dance Performance at Brighton Park Library

The Brighton Park branch of the Chicago Public Library will be presenting "Linda's Dance Performance" on Thursday, June 16, 2011, beginning at 6:30 p.m. continue reading »

Goldblatt Senior Living Project Introduced at City Council Meeting

Mayor Richard M. Daley today introduced 11 ordinances supporting affordable housing, business improvements, the preservation of historic buildings, the development of open space and recreational activities. continue reading »

Mayor Daley Breaks Ground on New Back of the Yards High School

Mayor Richard M. Daley, Alderman Cardenas and other community representatives today participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Back of the Yards High School located at 2111 W. 47th Street in the New City community on the City’s southwest side. continue reading »

Community Gardeners Needed

The Back of the Yards Neighborhood Councils looking for volunteers to help out in our 3 community gardens for Spring & Summer 2011. continue reading »

BYNC Partners with H&R Block’s Non-Referral Program

Help raise money for the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council by having H & R Block prepare your taxes. For every new referred client that has their taxes prepared by H & R Block, continue reading »

Midway-Area Overpass Finally Being Built

Long-awaited roadway aimed at improving traffic near Midway Airport. Chicago's Central Avenue Bypass project, which has been in the works for years, is finally becoming a reality. The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to proceed with $170.4 million in design, engineering, right-of-way land acquisition and other pre-construction work on the bypass continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Hit & Run Information Wanted

Wanted for a Fatal Hit and Run 009th District. On Saturday, January 01, 2011 at about 3:38 a.m. at approximately 5246 S. Western Avenue, a pedestrian was struck and fatally injured by an unknown vehicle. continue reading »

Durbin Announces Over $1.7Mil in Grants for Community Service Organizations

December 16, 2010. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced today that the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) has awarded roughly $1,720,000 in funding to 10 continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Wanted for Public Indecency

About the crime: The alert gives notice to the residents of Beat 912 of a male white Hispanic offender who exposed his genitals to a young female victim and stated "come here." This incident occurred on December 2, 2010 continue reading »

Unidentified Man Shot in Back of the Yards Neighborhood

A man was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Sunday morning. According to Chicago Police’s New Affairs, the victim was found at 3 AM on the 4700 block of South Ada Street. continue reading »

Help Police Solve 16-year-old’s Murder

Chicago police are looking for any information regarding the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who was killed on November 25th on the 1900 block of W. 49th Street, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. continue reading »

CRIME:  Charges Filed in Shooting & Home Invasion

Antonio Smith, 29, of 5500 South Marshfield Avenue has been charged with the Back of the Yards home invasion and shooting that occurred earlier this week. Smith was arrested for forcibly entering a home at t continue reading »

BYNC Christmas Toy Drive Begins

In the current economy, countless families in our City are having a difficult time making ends meet and still providing a good Christmas for their families. With the help of local businesses, elected officials, and every day people, the BYNC continue reading »

CRIME:  Officer Shot during Routine Traffic Stop

At approximately 5:30 p.m. this evening, Harrison (11th) District officers conducted a traffic stop at Polk and Francisco. As officers approached the vehicle, the offender's vehicle attempted to strike the officers and fled the scene. continue reading »