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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

Martwick, Mulroe hold meeting on school funding; Senate could vote Sunday

by BRIAN NADIG The uncertainty over whether there will be changes to the state formula for funding schools this fall adds to the difficulty that school administrators face, according to Ebinger School

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

Hitch School to get bump-outs installed

by BRIAN NADIG A Cook County grant will be used to pay for the installation of two pedestrian bump-outs on Bryn Mawr Avenue in front of Hitch School. The concrete bump-outs, which

North Mayfair festival adds local flavor

by BRIAN NADIG The North Mayfair Improvement Association is adding more local flavor to its annual Labor Day weekend festival in an effort to showcase the area’s business and bike trails. The

Community meeting set on Downtown Edgebrook traffic issues

by BRIAN NADIG A community meeting on Downtown Edgebrook traffic issues will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Edgebrook Clubhouse, 6100 N. Central Ave. “With seven traffic signals