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Arena announces $36 million in improvements for 45th Ward schools: early education at St Cornelius, Prussing annex

by Brian Nadig The establishment of an early education center on the Saint Cornelius campus and the construction of an annex at Prussing School will part of a $36 million investment in

Local Crime from 17th District 1-7-17

A CAB DRIVER reported that he was robbed at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, in the 5500 block of North Kimball Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. The 62-year-old

Local Crime from 16th District 1-11-17

A MAN WAS shot at about midnight Sunday, Jan. 8, in the 4800 block of West Roscoe Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. The 32-year-old man reported that he was

Updates given on Feb. 6-24 community vote on 41st Ward budget

by BRIAN NADIG Lighting upgrades for commercial districts and community gardens are among the items expected to make the 41st Ward participatory budget ballot, while a proposal for pool renovations at Taft

Demographic changes doom Dold’s re-election

by RUSS STEWART Brad Schneider is a lump — bland, uncharismatic and unassertive – the kind of politician who, in a crowded room, gets less attention than the tropical plants. Yet, due

Advisory panel votes against condo proposal

by BRIAN NADIG The 41st Ward Zoning Advisory Committee at its Jan. 4 meeting rejected a proposed 30-unit condominium building and parking garage at 6649-55 N. Oliphant Ave. despite support for the