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Jeff Park Forward has elections, extends boundaries, reports online voting for 45th Ward PB

by BRIAN NADIG The Jefferson Park Forward community group held its first-ever board elections at its Sept. 21 meeting and heard plans for the implementation of online voting for participatory budgeting in

Local Crime from 1th District 9-16-17

A MAN WAS shot at about 12:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the 3100 block of West Byron Street, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. The 24-year-old man reported that he

Boykin planning to run against Toni Preckwinkle

ANALYSIS & OPINION BY RUSS STEWART And now for something completely different: A columnar reversal. Instead of my usual predictions in the final paragraphs, this week they are in the first paragraphs.

Crowding concerns over freshman campus raised

by BRIAN NADIG A proposed south campus for freshmen at Taft High School could become overcrowded if the school’s Seventh and Eighth Grade Academic Center were also to be housed there, according

Board approves special use extensions for planned mosque

by BRIAN NADIG The Zoning Board of Appeals at its Sept. 15 meeting approved special use extensions for a planned mosque near Elston and Lawrence avenues and delayed a hearing on yard

Norwood Park School group gives funds to Taft HS

by BRIAN NADIG A fund-raising foundation for Norwood Park School reportedly has donated $45,000 for future improvements at Taft High School, prompting concerns among some parents that those funds should be used