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Lori Lightfoot might have begun her tenure as mayor of Chicago by being treated unfairly, but she had plenty of supporters, and plenty of people rooting for.

Everyone knows by now that throughout the pandemic, bar and restaurant employees were among those who continued to work.

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As young people with special needs mature into adults, all that they and their families want is an opportunity—a chance to be productive, happy members of society.

Every month seems to be an awareness month for an important issue, and January 2023 is no different.

More sad news arose regarding the fatal shooting of Chicago Police Department Officer Ella French, who was killed on duty in August 2021.

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It is rare that an individual is recognized in this space in The Beverly Review, but rarely do people such as Lisa Mulcrone make such a huge impact on the community.

If ever a survivor of a frightening domestic-violence attack could feel the love from strangers, it was on Nov. 15 at Mt. Carmel High School.

As usual, the small-business community is hosting several events this holiday season to encourage customers to stop in and get some shopping done.

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important to remember an important local tradition: supporting local food pantries.

Subscribers receive their weekly edition of The Beverly Review on Wednesdays—meaning that by the time most people read this, the general election will be over.

As the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state playoffs kick into high gear for the fall season, it’s important to remember that officials deserve fans’ respect.

It was not built without controversy, but the new police- and fire-training academy in the West Garfield Park neighborhood is nearing completion.

While every election is important, the upcoming general election on Nov. 8 is vitally important—and might require some more attention to detail from voters.

As Beverly again prepares to take part in the Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago, one thing is for sure: those who visit the community will find something they like.

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The Ridge Park fieldhouse will be receiving some much-needed updates, and the community deserves a pat on the back for making it so.

Beverly, Morgan Park and Mt. Greenwood are full of business corridors featuring shop owners who try to work together and hatch new ideas to draw in customers.

At first glance, the announcement about new safeguards in place regarding the work schedules for officers in the Chicago Police Department (CPD) seemed silly.

Blue Island is full of history, and by caring for two of its century-old buildings that are overflowing with history, city officials are making it a more attractive community.

It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down. Chicago Public Schools started the 2022-23 school year on Aug. 22, and many private and Catholic schools have also begun classes.

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Residents in the 19th Ward have responded in typically admirable fashion to recent tragic events, and now, one that occurred outside the ward deserves their attention.

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The Evergreen Plaza has seen its fair share of turnover since debuting in 2016 and replacing the former Plaza that stood for over half a century.

While gun violence continues as a top concern for Chicagoans, some good news has arrived concerning the expressways that course through their city.

The contact number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline was changed to 988 on July 16, a change that is expected to bring in millions more calls, chats and texts from people in need.

While charitable events are held in the 19th Ward all year long, this summer offers numerous ways for residents to give back.

Some great—and expected—news arrived on June 22 when the Chicago City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will provide benefits to the families of Chicago police officers and firefighters who die by suicide.

One of the great summertime traditions in Beverly is back in its usual time slot this year: members of Pat’s Pedaling Pack cycling 100 kilometers from St. Barnabas Elementary School to Michigan City, Ind.

As June begins, families are looking forward to the end of the school year and a long list of outdoor summer activities.

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In recent years, the month of May has become a good time to paint the town blue—and silver and gold.

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As the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) prepares to host its annual Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour, it’s also time for residents to celebrate another emerging tradition: the BAPA Porch Concert series.

Twitter, one of the most popular social media networks in the world, has agreed to sell its business to Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla who is the richest person in the world and valued at about $270 billion.

This year’s Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour, organized by the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA), offers not only a chance to visit beautiful homes in the community but also learn more about local history.

The OSF Beverly Breast Cancer Walk was set to be held in person last October, but COVID-19 concerns led to its cancellation.

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The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade always offers a chance for politicians—or those hoping to become politicians—to interact with their constituents.

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The main facility for the Guildhaus, a halfway house in Blue Island, is nestled at 2413 Canal St., just around the corner from historic Old Western Avenue.

Every organization named as the grand marshal or an honoree of the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade is deserving of that distinction.

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