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South Side Pharmacist Answers Common Questions About The Flu Shot

David Martinez, the pharmacy manager at the Walgreens located on 1554 E. 55th St. in Hyde Park, is deeply committed to his job and to serving the community. Martinez said that he is happy to be able to answer questions ...

Keys to Matteson handed over to volleyball coach

Singing sensation Melinda Bussie, whose stage name is Sandy Redd, was honored by Matteson Mayor Sheila Chalmers-Currin on Saturday for her recent appearance on the TV show The Voice. “We are excited for Sandy because she is one of our ...

REWARDS OFFERED FOR MISSING WOMAN LAST SEEN IN THE CHATHAM AREA

“Based on the length of time of Kierra Coles disappearance and the fact that she has fallen off the grid, police suspect possible foul play. We continue to get leads and are following up diligently on those leads,” the Chicago ...

Serena Williams Joins Common For Creative Minds Talk In Chicago

“Serena and Common are philanthropists who are passionate about supporting education, providing resources for victims of violence, and they will continue to fight for equality,” said Leslie Pappas, executive director of the Common Ground Foundation, one of two beneficiaries of ...

Local Students Win $2,500 At National Entrepreneurship Competition

After competing against student-entrepreneurs in New York City, five young people from Chicago were awarded $2,500 for their business idea, Design AhhJean, at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) national competition.

Target exit will leave a hole on the South Side

Almost twice a week Toy Whiteurst said she goes to the Target store in Chatham to shop and get some exercise from walking. “This is a big store so you’re going to do a lot of walking if you come ...

Improve a Business by Creating 5 Financial Statements and Analyzing Them This Unique Way, Says Financial Education Benefits Center

Many businesses begin with a vision, but many cannot build a financial plan to bridge that vision with reality. The problem may be that entrepreneurs do not understand the financial benefit they get out of a financial plan. Instead of ...

WEST SIDE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION RELEASES UPDATED QUALITY OF LIFE PLAN

The North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC), in partnership with LISC Chicago and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, recently held a community meeting at the Old Saint Patrick’s Auxiliary Auditorium, 625 West Adams St., to unveil an updated Quality ...

KLEO Center Hosts Annual Fundraiser To Support Community Programs

A Washington Park-based non-profit organization, The KLEO Center, recently hosted their 12th Annual Fundraising Gala at Carnivale in the West Loop. The annual Gala is a major fundraising initiative for the KLEO Center and is essential for raising critical funds ...

SOUTH SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL WILL ONCE AGAIN HOSTS ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON

On Nov. 14, Glenwood Academy will host it’s 70th annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Pl. in Chicago. The Luncheon is a fundraiser for the school and will include a performance from the student band, parent ...

Chicago Author Hosts Book Signing For Release Of Second Novel

D.A. Rhodes, author of Why?, recently hosted a book signing event for the release of her newest novel The Day Hate Stood Still. The new book is a sequel to her first novel and chronicles the difficult life of the ...

Cook County in Substantial Compliance of Hiring Practices, Ending Federal Oversight

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced recently that Cook County has been found in compliance with the Shakman Consent Decree and will be released from federal oversight.

South South Suburban Basketball Star Drafted into NBA G-League

Former Hillcrest High School and South Suburban College (SSC) men’s basketball star player – Jovan Mooring – was drafted in the first round by the Grand Rapids Drive of the National Basketball Association (NBA) G-League during their annual draft recently. ...

Chicago Urban League Receive $1 Million Grant For Infrastructure and Technology Upgrades

The Chicago Urban League recently received a $1 million grant for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The money will be spread out over a 4-year time frame and used to fund infrastructure improvements at the organization’s headquarters, ...

EMERGENCY COMMUNITY MEETING HELD TO SEEK SOLUTIONS TO GUN VIOLENCE

Alderman Michelle Harris (8th Ward) recently participated in an emergency community meeting at Bethlehem Star Missionary Baptist Church where six people were shot leaving a funeral on Oct. 22.