Category: Miscellaneous

Volunteer dropped from 2 local aldermanic campaigns after remarks about fallen officers

Volunteer dropped from 2 local aldermanic campaigns after remarks about fallen officers

by BRIAN NADIG A man who made disparaging remarks on Twitter about two Chicago police officers who were fatally struck by a train on Dec. 17 will no longer be allowed to volunteer for...

Smart911 program can help victims of domestic violence

Smart911 program can help victims of domestic violence

by BRIAN NADIG The city’s Smart911 program can help domestic violence victims by providing police with information that can help officers respond more effectively when someone is in danger. Concerns about domestic violence were...

Purple Hotel site redevelopment receives preliminary approval

Purple Hotel site redevelopment receives preliminary approval

by KEVIN GROSS The Lincolnwood Village Board of Trustees at its meeting Nov. 6 gave preliminary approval for the mixed-use District 1860 development that will feature luxury apartments, a hotel and commercial retail on...

Quigley addresses jet noise

Quigley addresses jet noise

by BRIAN NADIG U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley (D-5) addressed concerns about jet noise and other issues at the Oct. 18 meeting of Jefferson Park Forward. Some residents at the meeting raised concerns about the...

JPNA wants safety committee

JPNA wants safety committee

by BRIAN NADIG The Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association at its meeting Oct. 24 discussed restarting its safety committee and learned about efforts that U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-5) is taking to address postal service...

New speed indicators to be installed by schools

New speed indicators to be installed by schools

by BRIAN NADIG Digital speed indicator signs will be installed on main thoroughfares near Edgebrook, Garvy, Immaculate Conception and Saint Juliana schools, according to Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st). The signs are designed to show...