Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Almost 200 state laws went into effect with start of new year

by KEVIN GROSS Almost 200 new state laws took effect on Jan. 1, and Illinois Senate Democrats have released a compilation of bills that were passed by the Illinois General last year.

Former Elliott’s Dairy demolished to make way for car wash

SHOWN IS THE FORMER Elliott’s Dairy, 4800 N. Nagle Ave., Harwood Heights, being demolished Thursday, Dec. 21, to make way for an automatic Fuller’s Car Wash that would feature a serpentine-style layout,

Officers in 17th District receive body cameras

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The 17th (Albany Park) Police District is one of the final districts in the city to receive body cameras for patrol officers as part of ongoing police reform efforts.

Participatory budget ideas sought

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st) is taking recommendations through January on how to spend the ward’s annual allocation of $1.32 million in discretionary funds for infrastructure improvements in 2018. About

Commission OK’s ‘Fly Quiet’ rotation plan

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission at its meeting on Dec. 8 approved an interim "Fly Quiet" nighttime runway rotation plan, which if approved by city and federal agencies, could

Meeting features update on challenges of PAA

by BRIAN NADIG A member of the Polish American Association, 3819 N. Cicero Ave., discussed challenges that the social service agency sometimes faces at a meeting of the Jefferson Park Forward on