Thanks to articles published in The Beverly Review, many people know that the Givins Castle, an icon in the Beverly community and Chicago’s only castle, is in danger due to structural damage.

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The Chicago Bears announced on Jan. 14 they will no longer host training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., as they did the last 18 summers.

I stood on the playing field outside Churchill Junior High in Galesburg, Ill., just staring at my feet and waiting; it was the most painful time of the day—P.E. class—when kids chose who was going to play on their teams.

People can say one thing for sure about local business owners. They’re working—really hard—to get customers in the door through fun promotions.

People continue to disagree on when it is appropriate to talk politics—and to whom people should listen regarding politics—but it should be a consensus that everyone needs to support the fight against the wildfires that are ravaging Australia.

Beginning New Year’s Day, it became a lot more expensive for Illinoisans to trade in a car, and this has auto dealers, particularly in state border areas, bracing for lost business.

Members and friends of Southsiders for Peace, a local, well-respected, anti-war and social justice group, recently wrote to The Beverly Review (Letters to the Editor, Dec. 11) with questions regarding the Heartland Alliance youth detention site located in our neighborhood.

The year 2019 is in the books. As the months go by, I always try to keep tabs on the year’s superlatives in preparing for this column. As always, there were emotional highs and lows this year. Here are some of my most memorable moments from 2019—and the end of 2018.

I’ve been a journalist for more than 30 years and have found myself writing about St. Nicholas, the jolly old elf, several times.

Morgan Park United Methodist Church sincerely appreciates the overwhelming support from the community for our Advent outreach program, Hats (and scarves) for the Homeless II.

The moment that everyone knew was coming, whether they thought it was justified or not, arrived on Dec. 18. President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives.

As the staff of Heartland Human Care Services, we wish to call out the gross disinformation that was shared in a letter (Letters to the Editor, Dec. 11) by individuals who obviously know nothing about our 130-year-old human-rights organization or the shelters we have operated for 20 years fo…

“Don’t do it; it will go on your permanent record.”

The Hallmark Channel is known for its uplifting, warm holiday movies, but lately, it’s looking more like a Grinch.

There is a place in society for “cancel culture”—the name given to the idea of exposing the past inappropriate actions of public figures and then demanding they be fired or resign.

As the executive director of the 95th Street Business Association and on behalf of the members of the 95th Street Business Association and the vendors from the 95th Street Farmers Market, we offer congratulations to Arlene Gottardo on her retirement from the Chicago Public Library system.

We want to inform your readers that Heartland Alliance is operating a detention center in the Beverly neighborhood for immigrant children who have either been separated from their parents or arrived in the United States on their own.

How do we connect the dots among three West Side sisters, Wall Street, our community and Christmas Without Cancer?

The race for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois drew nationwide attention last year, and that figures to be the situation again in 2020.

I’ve sat across from many victims of violent crime and had them share what they have suffered. The more intimate the violation, the less likely they are to want to be identified.

My first memories of Coach Bob Hallberg are from the 1982-83 season when he was leading Chicago State University (CSU) to new heights.

I was so pleased to read the response from Bill Walsh (Letters, Oct. 23) regarding the disrespect shown by dog owners to the tribute to not only Chicago’s firefighters but also to our monument to 9/11.

The holidays are here, and while family and friends will gather on Thanksgiving for a hearty meal and to reflect on all we have to be grateful for, other “holidays” are happening after Thanksgiving.

Black Friday might be the longest day of the year now.

With shoppers visiting brick-and-mortar stores less and less, the new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSI) facility set to open next year in Morgan Park offers hope and economic stability.

Just call it a state-supported scam.

I am a retired police officer, and I read the Guest Viewpoint (Oct. 30) written by Brett Rowland, the Illinois editor for The Center Square.

For 36 years, the Maple Morgan Park Community Food Pantry has been distributing emergency food on Tuesdays and Fridays of each week, and it also provides annual traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday meals for the thousands of disadvantaged families in the Southwest Chicago communiti…

I want to preface this letter by saying that one of my favorite things to do is meet my best friend on a summer day at Open Outcry Brewing Co. and have a beer, pizza and salad. I also love watching a sunset with a glass of wine.

Illinoisans are fed up with high property taxes and want lawmakers to address the state’s financial problems, including its unaffordable pension systems. 

No matter a person’s opinion regarding the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 going on strike for a better contract, one thing is clear: Chicago cannot afford to have labor disputes in public schools arise every three or four…

It incenses me to see dog owners pull up to King Lockhart Park, 10609 S. Western Ave., and open the gate and unleash their dogs to run freely in the park and relieve themselves.

On behalf of the Morgan Park Junior Woman’s Club, I would like to congratulate the Beverly Hills Juniors on their wonderful project, collecting books for the Vanderpoel Humanities Academy library.

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