A Morgan Park man has been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a 53-year-old woman in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood last November, according to the Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs.

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Please note: The Beverly Review is providing this article for free due to a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

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The Navy Blue Angels flyover on May 12 was photographed by Rob Hollander near OSF Little Company of Mary Hospital. Hollander said he enjoyed the 12 seconds of excitement and having two of his children, Erica and Sean, with him to enjoy the salute to first responders. If you have a photo to s…

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During these uncertain and solitary times, inspiration is as welcomed as a hot pizza delivered to your front door.

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Princess Kenny shows her thanks to Chicago’s first responders while she relaxes for this photo by Susan Kenny on a warm evening in their yard. If you have a photo to share, send it to general@beverlyreview.net.

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The Navy’s Blue Angels flew over the Chicago area on May 15 in a show of national solidarity and to thank medical professionals, first responders and essential workers. Bill Conners shot this photo from St. Mary’s Cemetery in Evergreen Park. Conners said the airplane on the left that is out …

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Ricco Miller, a resident of Smith Village in Morgan Park, was honored with a parade on May 4 for his 90th birthday. Miller, who is deaf and blind, is a Korean War veteran who served with the U.S. Air Force. A former Beverly resident, he worked for the Chicago Transit Authority for 33 years a…

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For Memorial Day weekend, the Forest Preserves of Cook County is adding two preserves, including the Dan Ryan Woods, to the list of sites that have weekend parking closures to limit the size of crowds.

Mary Rossi, art teacher at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, recently received special recognition from Walgreens for going above and beyond her ordinary duties.

Stephen Thomas, an International Bacclaureate honors student at Bogan High School, is among students who advanced to the Illinois State History Fair. His project is about Binga State Bank. Thomas has advanced consecutively to the state’s National History Day for two years and the Illinois Hi…

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Desiree Rogers (left), former White House social secretary for President Barack Obama, takes part in a Career Day at Morgan Park High School before the coronavirus crisis. Rogers is also the former CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and current CEO of Black Opal cosmetics. The Career Day incl…

May 4—A simple domestic battery was reported at a residence on the 1600 block of West 100th Place at 5:45 p.m.

Please note: The Beverly Review is providing this article for free due to a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

Funeral services for Chicago Police Department (CPD) Detective Todd Gillerlain, of Beverly, were held May 12, with residents lining the streets as the procession streamed through the community. An American flag flew over Western Avenue, and signs of support for the Gillerlain Family are post…

Music played; cars streamed through the parking lot decked out in the school colors; and faculty and staff cheered on senior class members as graduates received special gifts.

Like sports fans around the world on Sunday nights recently, former Morgan Park resident Nicholi Wozniak has made ESPN’s “The Last Dance” appointment television.

About 70 cars paraded by Mercy Circle on May 8, many of them displaying custom messages, to uplift residents, health-care workers and mothers during the COVID-19 crisis. The celebration was held in honor of National Nurses Week and Mother’s Day. Mercy Circle Life Enrichment Director Mary Kat…

Kiley, a Bassett terrier, sends a big thank-you to all first responders in this snapshot sent by neighbor Audrey Fischer. If you have a photo to share, send it to general@beverlyreview.net

City Grange, a new gardening center at 1818 W. 99th St., hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 8 to celebrate its opening in Beverly. Founder LaManda Joy (fourth from right) joined staff members and local officials at the celebration. City Grange, which also has a location in the Lincoln S…

Facing revenue drops as large as 85 percent, 43 independent Chicago media outlets, including The Beverly Review, have joined forces to raise funds in a month-long campaign during May.

Birds of beautiful feathers flocked together when reader Rob Hollander took these photos in early April at 108th Street and Washtenaw Avenue. If you have an interesting photo to share, send it to general@beverlyreview.net

When officials with the Crisis Center for South Suburbia (CCSS) learned that the Mark Kay Foundation had chosen the local domestic violence shelter, along with 99 other shelters across the country, as a major grant recipient, they were thrilled.

A neighborhood fox takes a sunny nap on Thursday, May 7, in the backyard of Marcia and Neal Levin, on the 1700 block of West 104th Place. If you have a photo to share, send it to general@beverlyreview.net

Attorneys with the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Call-A-Lawyer Program will take calls from the public and offer legal advice on Saturday, May 16, at noon, as part of an ongoing legal public service program offered by the CBA.

Br. Rice High School’s first annual Crusader Day of Giving, which was conducted on May 5, netted $302,450 from 1,577 donors—setting a school record for most dollars raised in a single day of fundraising.

Queen of Martyrs Catholic Elementary School students and staff returned from spring break on April 20 in unfamiliar fashion, with e-learning at home and a midday parking-lot parade.

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, in collaboration with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Chicago Community Trust, the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Polk Bros. Foundation and the Field Foundation, recently announced 48 grants totaling more than $425,000 from a co…

The Cook County Assessor’s Office recently announced updated information about its plans to reassess the southern and western suburbs of Cook County and adjust property values in the northern suburbs and Chicago if the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have a significant impact on re…

As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on area hospitals and their supplies, Queen of Martyrs Elementary School stepped in to do its part to help.

The late Chicago Police Department Lt. James O’Connor lived by what he called “the five Gs”: guidance, grace, guts, gumption and God.

As he applied for the job of principal of St. Rita High School, an all-boys Catholic institution, Sante Iacovelli was especially impressed by one quality: “a tangible feeling of spirit.”

A fox enjoys some food that Dorothy Syler left out for the squirrels on her patio near 97th Street and Longwood Drive on April 30. Syler decided to feed her interest in wildlife by taking this picture. Send your photos to The Beverly Review at general@beverlyreview.net.