Category Archives: Jefferson Park

Input given on revitalizing the area around the Jefferson Park Transit Center

by BRIAN NADIG About 175 people attended a June 19 community workshop which was designed to gather input on how to improve the business climate and overall attractiveness of the area near

‘The Kid’ shown at park

by BRIAN NADIG Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long Ave., will be turned into an outdoor silent movie theater with live organ music Friday, June 16. The 1921 classic silent comedy-drama "The

‘Wall of Pennies’ unveiled at Taft LSC meeting

A 5-foot-tall likeness of the Taft Eagle titled the "Wall of Pennies" was presented at the June 6 meeting of the Taft High School Local School Council. The work of art consists

Input sought for master plan for Jefferson Park

by BRIAN NADIG Input for a Jefferson Park master plan will be sought at a community meeting that will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 19, at the

New Ho-Chunk Nation sign greets passers-by on Milwaukee in Jefferson Park

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago branch office of the Ho-Chunk Nation at 4738 N. Milwaukee Ave. has become more visible to passers-by thanks to the recent installation of a new sign with

Wildlife sanctuary named after longtime Jefferson Park Scoutmaster Russ Gremel

The Gremel Wildlife Sanctuary, a Legacy Project of the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, was dedicated on June 4. Purchased for its significant ecological value, the 395-acre sanctuary in Lee County provides