As he recovers from the shooting that left him paralyzed below the abdomen, Danny Golden has received support from throughout the city from people young and old.

The third annual Freedom Tree is on display in Beverly Park, and this year, the ceremony to unveil the holiday decoration honoring fallen police officers, firefighters and military members had a sacred addition.

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On a clear, sunny day, the Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5K shined once again as it raised funds for two local charities.

For junior Ellie White and her Mother McAuley teammates, the memory of the loss in the state championship match last year has stung since that day.

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In a race that drew nationwide attention--and wasn't settled until late into Election Night--Sean Casten retained his seat as the U.S. representative for the Sixth Congressional District of Illinois.

Morgan Park High School (MPHS) special-education teacher Cara Wilmington has wanted a Smart Board for her classroom for years.

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When Tammy Kelley needed a new outdoor deck for her daughter who has special needs, she had no idea it would become a major problem.

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Christ the King Elementary School (CK) has been named to elite company—and even more impressive, the North Beverly school is the only one of its kind to earn the honor.

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Growing up in Morgan Park, Matt Hooker spent countless hours at Kennedy Park and St. Cajetan Elementary, and even after graduating in 1993, he was fiercely loyal to his alma mater.

Since opening Jazzy Ladies Jewels Boutique in Morgan Park two years ago, Lynda McClendon has found numerous ways to give back to the community.

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The Vermont Street Metra station in Blue Island, a historical landmark that is almost two centuries old, is undergoing a renovation.

In response to regular days off for Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers being canceled—and the alarming number officers dying by suicide—19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea and 36 other aldermen co-sponsored an ordinance that would require the CPD to provide officers with at least one day off per week.

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Support for Daniel Golden, the off-duty Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer who was shot and paralyzed after an altercation in Beverly, is flowing in from around the nation.

When participants in the annual Veterans Softball Tournament benefitting the Road Home Program arrive at Beverly Park on July 23, they will see many signs of respect for fallen heroes.

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Mt. Carmel High School, which has been an all-boys Catholic school for 122 years, is considering becoming co-educational, and several meetings will be held in coming weeks, including on Thursday, June 30, in which stakeholders can provide input.

Officials with the Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) hosted a walk-through at the Eugene S. Pike House in North Beverly on June 15, as they continue to work with community members in attempting to salvage a historical 19th-century home that has fallen into severe disrepair.

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Trees have been disappearing from Beverly/Morgan Park parkways at an alarming rate in recent months, cut down by the city’s Department of Forestry.

A ribbon cutting for the new People Spot at 103rd and Wood streets was held on June 1, with local and city officials joining community business leaders to celebrate the occasion.

Young athletes who use Beverly Park will soon experience a thrill that anyone who ever picks up a baseball, softball or football thinks about: playing under the lights.

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The new city-ward map supported by 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea received enough support from the City Council to be voted through on May 16, and the 19th Ward will expand slightly east and return closer to its boundaries of a decade ago.

In the wake of the leaked draft opinion indicating that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, thousands of people protested nationwide on May 14 for the right to have an abortion.

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As owner of Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Co., Neil Byers has helped numerous local charities by crafting special beers and donating a portion of the sales to them.

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As she worked at elementary schools around the country, Sr. Suzanne Schuman earned many nicknames—Sr. Hospitality, Nunny and Sr. Suzy, a friendly moniker from her fellow teachers.

Garden Center Services (GCS), which provides programming for people with special needs, is reshuffling the services that are offered at each of its locations.

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On a sunny March 13, it was easy to forget about what was missed due to the pandemic, and the 2022 South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade was well worth the wait. The joy of gathering along Western Avenue on Parade Day was in the air once again, and the celebration also honored the parade…

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