McCready Law, 10008 S. Western Ave., is holding a Help a Teacher Gift Card Giveaway. Each year many teachers spend money out of their own pockets to ensure that their classrooms are equipped with the necessary supplies and McCready would like to help those teachers alleviate some of those costs.
Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) is preparing to renovate its emergency department, and a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the hospital, 2800 W. 95th St., on Aug. 6 to start the project that officials said will take about two years.
A new wave of young boxers is set to participate in the fourth edition of Ring Around the Warrior, an annual night of outdoor boxing that raises funds for St. Cajetan Elementary School.
A 33-year-old man was charged with burglary and criminal trespass to a vehicle after, authorities said, he was arrested in Mt. Greenwood after returning a vehicle he had stolen.
The case of James Sonntag, a man from Morgan Park charged three years ago with possessing and disseminating child pornography, went to a bench trial on Aug. 6, and a verdict is expected next month.
Barb Gyarmathy was amazed earlier this year that renowned landscape designer Roy Diblik had agreed to come to the Beverly Arts Center (BAC) to speak to members of the Garden Club of Morgan Park/Beverly Hills and other residents who have a green thumb.
Author Angela “Angel Life” McMullan will discuss and sign her book, “Confronting God: Phraseology for Courageous Faith,” on Saturday, Sept. 7, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Beverly branch library, 1962 W. 95th St. McMullan will discuss a collection of sermons broadcasted from her popular radio…
Mt. Carmel High School recently announced that, for the first time in its storied history, all home football games will be played at 64th and Dante streets, bringing “Friday Night Lights” to Mt. Carmel’s campus.
The Chicago Quilters’ Guild meets on the first Wednesday of the month from September to June at St Bede’s Parish Center, 4420 W. 83rd St., from 7 to 9 p.m. The guild has been in existence for 25 years and offers workshops, guest speakers and show-and-tell by members. Meetings include door pr…
The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) Farm Stand recently opened for the season. The stand offers in-season produce that students grow on the school farm, including squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, collard greens, peppers, okra, zucchini, eggplant, watermelon, cantaloup…
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials announced a proposed budget for the fiscal year 2020 on Aug. 8 at Morgan Park High School (MPHS)—and they chose that location, they said, in order to celebrate a major investment in the school, 1744 W. Pryor Ave.
Nick, Lori and Sophia DiNovo were joined by hundreds of local residents in celebrating the 20th anniversary of 115 Bourbon Street on Aug. 4. Opened in August 1999, 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., in Merrionette Park, has become a valuable resource for the community and has hosted hund…
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a division of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), is planning to open a new “multipurpose solution center” in the Marshfield Plaza, 119th Street and Marshfield Avenue, in Morgan Park.
The Chicago Police Department 22nd District will host a CAPS meeting for Beat 2222 on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m., at Brainerd Park, 1246 W. 92nd St. For more information about CAPS meetings, call the 22nd District CAPS office, (312) 745-0620, or visit the website at chicagopolice.org.
Community activist Steve English and licensed professional counselor Patti Ahern are joining forces to create an artist and writers group for LGBTQ and questioning adolescents ages 12 and up.
Holistic Riding Equestrian Therapy (HRET) is seeking volunteers to assist with its equine therapeutic riding program for individuals with varying abilities.
Andres Nealis, of Morgan Park, and Katelyn Connery, of Crystal Lake, were married on April 27 in Amelia Island, Fla. Andres is the son of Terence Nealis and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Katelyn is the daughter of Robert and Dawneen Connery of Crystal Lake, and she …
Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School announced the appointment of new members to its board of trustees, including local residents Jil Simpson Ross and Tim Doody, and Laurel Azzarello McGrath.
The Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour will visit Ridge Park, 1817 W. 96th St., on Saturday, Aug. 10. The free performance will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This event is presented as a part of the city of Chicago’s Year of Chicago Theatre. For more information, visit the website at chicagoplays.com.
The Chicago Midwest chapter of the National Cartoonists Society (NCS) will host its first exhibit of cartoon art by chapter members Sept. 15 through Nov. 3 at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St.
The Andrew Weishar Foundation (Weish4Ever) will host its Thanks a Million Celebration on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Beverly Country Club, 8700 S. Western Ave., to commemorate a huge milestone in the organization’s history.
Local residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.
Rosemont-based financial services company Wintrust sponsored an event hosted by Good Sports, Inc. on June 20 at Mercy Home Soccer in Chicago that provided $70,000 worth of sports equipment to children in need.
The 2nd Annual Great Joliet Prison Break-In will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 4 to 11p.m. The prison fundraiser will feature iconic Chicago band The Ides of March, as well as Hot Mess, Great Moments in Vinyl, and The Nikki Hill Band.