Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Girl Scouts raise funds by ‘flocking’ flamingos

by AGNES CONNOLLY The Eden United Church of Christ Girl Scout Troop 30 has been filling residents’ lawns with green flamingos in Forest Glen as a part of a fund-raiser for a

Passes hard to get at libraries

by BRIAN NADIG Checking out the limited number of free museum and zoo passes from the Chicago Public Library branches can be especially difficult during summer and winter breaks when children are

Lawsuit on lumber site unsettled

by BRIAN NADIG An eminent domain lawsuit filed by the City of Chicago in 2013 to acquire the former Mayfair Lumber yard at 4825 W. Lawrence Ave. remains unsettled. The city plans

Western Ave. project reaches completion

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The project to create a new five-way intersection at Western, Belmont and Clybourn avenues was completed recently. The project required the demolition of the 55-year-old Western Avenue viaduct at

Third runway test begins

The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission has announced that the third "Fly Quiet" runway rotation test began on Sunday, July 23, at O’Hare International Airport. The test will be for a period of

Arrest made in Jeff Park center stabbing; no charges in shooting outside area bar in May

by BRIAN NADIG A woman has been charged with a recent stabbing at the Jefferson Park Transit Center, while no arrests have been made in connection with the suspected murder of a