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Chico Resigns to Focus on Mayoral Campaign

Gery Chico has resigned from his position as City Colleges Chairman to concentrate on his mayoral campaign. If the City Colleges Board approves of the choice, Mayor Daley will replace Chico with Hispanic businessman Martin Cabrera Jr. continue reading »

UPDATE: CPS and Whittier Parents Come to Agreement

After today's meeting, Chicago Public School officials and Whittier Elementary School parents says they have reached a deal that could end their month-long standoff over the dilapidated field house next to the school. Parents say they will continue the sit in until the deal is approved by the school board, made official, and in writing. continue reading »

Pilsen Resident/Shopper Focus Group - $25 Cash for Participants

We are looking for people who would be willing to participate in an "open discussion" style focus group. The Group will focus on features that engage stationery and greeting cards consumers. Your participation and feedback is necessary for an upcoming stationery shop in the Pilsen continue reading »

DUI Strike Force Patrol In the Ogden (10th) District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden (10th) District beginning at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 22, 2010 and ending at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2010. continue reading »

EVENT: Fun Events For Tween Girls

EVENT: Fun Events For Tween Girls

This Saturday, This Is ME, Inc. is hosting a Halloween-themed program at the Logan Square Library with a session dedicated to the 3800 year-old traditions of the Day of the Dead celebration. This program is open to girls age 10 to 15, and registration is not necessary. continue reading »

UPDATE: Judge Delays Teacher Reinstatements

A press conference was scheduled for today by the Chicago Teacher’s Union (CTU) in order to call on CPS to use federal grant money to hire back teachers and lower the size of classes. This comes after a federal judge put a hold on an earlier order that CPS was to negotiate with the CTU to change its teacher layoff process. continue reading »

SUCCESS:  1st Latino Selected to Run Large City Hospital

This month, José R. Sanchez began his tenure as Norwegian American Hospital’s newest President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Jose has the honor of being the only “Latino” CEO for any of Chicago’s numerous hospitals. continue reading »

Empty Storefronts in Chicago to be Turned into Art Galleries

Art collectives partner with property owners to showcase the work of local artists in empty storefronts across the city. continue reading »

UPDATE: CPS Agrees to Build Library at Whittier Elementary

Monday, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) agreed to lease the field house next to Whittier Elementary School to a community group for $1 a year and build a library inside the school.Since September 15th, parents of the Pilsen school children have bee continue reading »

REAL ESTATE:  Siegle Inc. Seeks to Build at 977 W. Cermak Road

Siegle Inc is going before the City of Chicago's Planning Commission to obtain a zoning change at property they own at 977 West Cermak Road in the Pilsen neighborhood. The site was the former home of a Siegle Lumber facility. continue reading »

BLOG:  Vintage Shopping in Pilsen

If I had to live in a neighborhood other than Ukrainian Village, where we currently reside, I would move to Pilsen in a heartbeat. It’s got a vibrant arts district, one of our favorite restaurants and really beautiful homes and apartments. continue reading »

CRIME:  Using The CPD ClearPath Crime Reports Feature

The CPD ClearPath system which includes ALL crimes, is a useful tool! IF you search by index crimes versus non-index crimes, you don't get an accurate picture about whats going on around you. continue reading »

CRIME: Introducting New Community Crime Blogger to Site

HS News is excited to announce that the 'Logan Square Crime Reporter' will be providing a blogging on crime issues effecting the Logan Square, Avondale, Wicker Park and Humboldt Park areas. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Marquette Park) 15-Year Old Shot to Death (VIDEO)

Last night 15-year old Cornell Henderson, a student at Chicago Vocational High School was shot and killed in the southwest side of Chicago. The young man was gunned down on the 2500 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court in the Marquette Park neighborhood. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. continue reading »

ACCIDENT: (Brighton Park) Fiery Car Accident

Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, a Ford truck crashed at the intersection of Western Avenue and Pershing Road in the Brighton Park neighborhood. It appears the unidentified driver continue reading »