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Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Larry Rogers, 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea, state Sen. Bill Cunningham, and state Rep. Fran Hurley will host a virtual property tax appeal assistance night on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

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Peter Foote VI (center) enjoys a moment with his parents, Peter Foote V and Anna Foote, after he was awarded the Boy Scouts of America rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 14 at Bethany Union Church’s 240th Eagle Court of Honor. Foote is a member of Troop 607 at the church. Foote began his journey as…

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Dolehide Dermatology, led by Beverly native Dr. Conor Dolehide, opened at Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4400 W. 95th St., Suite 406, on July 1. Dolehide Dermatology provides comprehensive care for medical and cosmetic aspects of a wide range of skin, hair and nail issues, in addition to sc…

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Finley Fest, a fundraiser to benefit the Finley Forever Foundation, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Cork & Kerry Tavern, 10614 S. Western Ave. The family-friendly event will include food, beverages, a silent auction and live music by Railway Gamblers. Proceeds wi…

A blue parakeet enjoys a snack in Ken and Peggy Gilbertsen’s Beverly backyard under the watchful eye of a sparrow. If you have an interesting photo to share, send it to general@beverlyreview.net (submitted photo by Ken Gilbertsen)

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Seventy-five youths and their families recently lined the banks of the lagoon at Columbus Park alongside volunteers from Chicago Fire Fighters Union Local 2, Chicago Police Sergeants’ Association, Black Fire Brigade and New Concept Benefit Group for the first Chicago Fish with a First Respon…

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a leader in building healthy communities across the state, recently announced a new student development program with Morgan Park High School.

Four students from the St. Xavier University (SXU) School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) have been awarded scholarships from the Blue Island Community Healthcare Foundation for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Oak Lawn Community High School Theater Coach Mike Olsson (left) will direct an autism- and disability-friendly Reader’s Theatre for teens and young adults on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m., at the Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., in its outdoor tent. Attendees will choose a role …

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St. Xavier University (SXU) officials announced that they have cleared more than $2 million in student debt, using federal COVID-19 relief funds to help 1,050 students—nearly a third of the student population.

To ensure that residents of long-term care facilities do not experience social isolation, state Rep. Fran Hurley (D-35th) supported legislation recently signed into law that will require long-term care facilities to implement policies requiring electronic communication for residents when in-…

Sept. 10—Demetrius Rogers, 34, was arrested on the 1700 block of West Monterey Avenue at 12:58 p.m., and charged with unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver, failure to adhere to the right of way at an intersection, failure to reduce speed, a funeral-procession violation and disobeying …

The ninth annual Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, in Lisle, will be held from Nov. 20 through Jan. 2, 2022.

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The sky was a clear blue—and throughout Beverly/Morgan Park, vibrant colors decorated storefronts, studios and other public spaces as part of the eighth annual Beverly Art Walk on Sept. 18.

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Mac, 3rd grade, and Ryan Massaro, 6th, have some fun while taking their first day of school pictures before starting classes at St. John Fisher Elementary School. The Beverly Review asked families to send in their first day of school photos, and editors received the most photos in the eight-…

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Members of the St. Barnabas Elementary School Class of 1970 will celebrate their official 50th (+1) reunion on Sept. 25 with a Mass and school tour, followed by a party later that evening at Ridge Country Club.

Kamaca Champion learned how to crochet when she was a young girl, visiting her aunt at 99th Street and Longwood Drive.

The Original Rainbow Cone may have new locations in the suburbs—and food trucks that travel around the city.

Fr. Perez Knights of Columbus Council 1444 members and volunteers will be out in force on the Southwest Side on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18, to solicit contributions from the community to support programs that provide quality-of-life programming for children and adults with intellec…

To encourage healthy habits and promote mental well-being, state Rep. Fran Hurley is partnering with state Rep. Kelly Burke to host a tai chi workshop as a continuation of their “Mental Health Monday” series. The tai chi workshop will be on Monday, Sept. 20, at 5 p.m., at the Chicago High Sc…

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A spacious Prairie Style home in North Beverly, beautifully remodeled to open the floor plan while preserving stunning original details, is one of five unique homes on the Beverly Area Planning Association’s Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 12 to 5 p.m. Tour tickets ar…

Sept. 2—David Jackson, 50, was arrested on the 11700 block of South Vincennes Avenue at 12:15 a.m. and charged with criminal damage to property worth less than $500. Jackson was issued a $1,500 I-bond.

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Rhiannon O’Keefe left for a missionary trip to El Salvador last year as a recent high school graduate looking to help those in need.

Two shootings occurred on Interstate 57 near Beverly/Morgan Park exits early the morning of Aug. 31, according to the Illinois State Police (ISP).

Short of being tossed down a flight of stairs in a desk by a nun, John Dreznes would do anything for St. Barnabas Elementary School, where his children are students.

The parish of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave., invites the community to an outdoor Mass on Sept. 12 beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by a free community picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the church and neighboring Kellogg Elementary School.

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A man who was running shirtless with a gun in and out of traffic on Pulaski Road in Alsip and Oak Lawn was taken into custody, and no one was injured during the incident, according to the Alsip Police Department.

Five uniquely beautiful homes in one of Chicago’s most historic neighborhoods will be presented as the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) hosts a fall version of its popular Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour on Sunday, Sept. 26.

19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea will host a telephone town-hall meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. The meeting will feature 22nd District Chicago Police Department Cmdr. Sean Joyce, Dr. Jennifer Seo of the Chicago Department of Public Health as well as representatives from other city departm…