Don’t be taken in; our security cameras need to stay private. Giving the government access to our homes is a terrible idea, and one we should not be entertaining.

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After the mass shooting at a beloved restaurant in Morgan Park on Aug. 30, it’s natural for local residents to experience emotions such as sadness, fear and anger.

There’s no way of sugar-coating this: 2020 has been nothing less than catastrophic.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker hired a lot of expert talent to guide his $5-million “It Only Works if You Wear It” campaign to encourage Illinoisans to wear a facemask.

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Making the best out of a bad situation is a way of life in the days of COVID-19, and the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) is doing just that.

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As a parent at Kellogg Elementary School, I believe the recently proposed capital investment plan for the school has some welcomed attributes, but it falls short in addressing our school’s most pressing needs.

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As a member of the Kellogg Elementary School Local School Council (LSC) and leading the charge for an addition at the school, I was excited that Kellogg is finally getting some investment.

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One of the most indelible memories in an adult’s life is the first week away from home.

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As summer winds down, local residents will be looking for ways to occupy their time—of course, options are limited due to the public health crisis.

If it can happen to Art Turner, it can happen to just about anyone.

The school year is here—or almost here—for students, parents, teachers and principals, and it’s certain they are wondering about what the year holds.

In my years covering Illinois politics, I’ve known two men called “Public Official A.”

Any decision that any leader makes these days regarding COVID-19 is sure to be scrutinized, but the Illinois High School Association, which oversees high school athletics, should be applauded for its approach to the 2020-21 school year.

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I’m writing to respond to the letter from Greg Fischer of Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery (Aug. 5), which expressed understandable concerns about increasing property taxes and the role of the Cook County Assessor’s Office in determining property values.

The letter to the editor (July 29) from an author, who requested their name not be published and bemoaned our local businesses, was absurd, especially considering the daunting challenges they are facing during this pandemic.

In the July 29 issue, an author who requested their name not be published criticized several businesses because they made mistakes and didn’t meet the author’s criteria for what it means to “Shop Local.”

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In the letter to the editor (July 29) from “Name Withheld by Request,” the author wrote about disappointment in the quality of experiences at local small businesses and said they will now patronize businesses in surrounding suburbs.

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