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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to shut down normal life across the globe, several local events that attract thousands of attendees have been modified or postponed—including longtime springtime traditions.

As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as Covid-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “stay at home” order across the state that went into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.

As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order across the state that will go into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.

The new therapeutic riding arena is open at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS), and organizers are ready to help all people enjoy the benefits of horseback riding.

When calls came in over the radio of a man in the frigid waters of Lake Michigan, Chicago Police Department (CPD) SWAT Officer Shane Coleman sprung into action.

Two groups that play an important role in supporting students in Catholic elementary schools on the South Side will be honored during the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15.

As one of six people to testify at a hearing on Feb. 5 on Capitol Hill regarding train activity and blocked grade crossings, 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea criticized CSX Transportation, Inc., which manages multiple local railroad lines and has come under fire in recent years for problems on tho…

Morgan Park High School (MPHS) students who are participating in sports and extracurricular activities will soon ride to their events in style.

A man with a long list of convictions was charged with criminal trespass to land and resisting a peace officer after being seen in a North Beverly yard, then fleeing from police before being tased and arrested.

Ellie’s Cafe, a restaurant in Morgan Park for over seven years, has closed, but owner Cathy Stacey is looking forward to future plans.

A local man was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at the Walker Branch of the Chicago Library System in Morgan Park, according to the Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs.

Abe Matthew, a Democratic candidate for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois, has dropped out of the race and has endorsed Marie Newman, who is again running as a Democratic candidate in the primary race against incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski.

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials released their school quality rating policy (SQRP) results for the 2019-20 school year, and four local neighborhood elementary schools received the top rating of Level 1+.

As the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and some members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 embarked on a multi-day strike, resulting in classes at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) being canceled, local teachers and support staff were out on the picket line in full force.

MetroSouth Medical Center isn’t officially closed, but the hospital in Blue Island is no longer open for business—at least for now.

Gabrielyn Watson-Foster became an internet sensation three years ago when she starred in a Kleenex commercial in which Morgan Park High School (MPHS) and Lincoln Park High School students surprised their chorus teacher by serenading her as she entered the building.

JaMonica Marion graduated from Mt. Greenwood Elementary School and the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS), and she then spent 12 years working at CHSAS.

Carrying signs decrying racism and promoting diversity, about 200 people participated in an anti-racism march through Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park and Beverly on Sept. 7, and they recited an anti-racism pledge to continue to oppose bigotry.

A potential buyer has emerged to purchase MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, but a representative from the interested company said that hospital officials have been “problematic” during negotiations and are set on closing the hospital as planned.

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.

In response to racist fliers being distributed in the community for the third time in a year, 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea will host a “community conversation” featuring two South Side natives, one a former white supremacist.

Before the inaugural Golfin’ for McGarry fundraiser last year, Denny Connell told officials at The Meadows Golf Club that he expected about 40 people to attend.

Racist propaganda has been distributed in Beverly and Mt. Greenwood once again, according to residents and 19th Ward Ald. Matt O'Shea.

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