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Chicago’s Fisk and Crawford Coal Plants to Close in September

The Chicago Clean Power Coalition released the following statement. Midwest Generation is accelerating the closure of two of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal plants, saying both the Fisk plant in Pilsen continue reading »

Historic Victory Announced: Chicago Clean Power Coalition Press Conference March 1

Today, Midwest Generation, a subsidiary of Edison International, will announce the retirement of its Fisk and Crawford coal plants, two of the oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants in the nation. continue reading »

26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade 2011

Chicago's Hispanic community will celebrate Mexico's independence from Spain--and South-of-the-Border culture--at the 22nd annual Festival de La Vilita (Little Village Festival) at 2600 S. Kostner in the Little Village neighborhood. continue reading »

DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District beginning at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, December 18, 2010 and ending at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2010. continue reading »

Troy Warriors Start Clean-up at Contaminated Site

Starting Monday, December 6th the contaminated site at 27th & Troy is getting cleaned up! Congratulations and Thank you to the Troy Warriors who organized this campaign. We look forward to helping the Troy neighbors monitor the clean up and carry out the Community Garden design. continue reading »

Rahm Emanuel Visits Little Village Chamber of Commerce

Knowing the importance of neighborhood communities, Rahm visited Little Village in South Lawndale last week to meet with the Chamber of Commerce. He joined the Chamber at Davila’s Restaurant to discuss the community’s needs. continue reading »

VIOLENCE:  Black Community Leaders Peg Violence in Community to Racial Tensions not Gang Activity

This weekend Chicago black community leaders and members of the Nation of Islam called for racially motivated violence to end in their communities. The leaders noted racially motivated violence is increasing in Little Village that is divided into South Lawndale (predominantly Latino) and North Lawndale (predominantly African-American). continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Video on 26th St Independence Day Parade

Watch this year's Mexican Independence Day Parade in La Villita, 26th Street hosted by the LIttle Village Chamber of Commerce this past Saturday. continue reading »