In Gary’s Miller community, controlled fires were started to destroy ticks in Marquette Park. The fires were started and controlled by Ecorealm, LLC and will be set during this winter’s burn season – this November through April 2021. The controlled fires also help control the view-obstructing woody brush and...
Winning Berwyn player must claim by November 20 The Illinois Lottery is calling all Lucky Day Lotto players to check behind their sofas, inside their junk drawers or wherever they could have misplaced a winning lottery ticket — as it could be worth a million dollars. Nearly one year ago, a...
By Chinta Strausberg With the deadly coronavirus and subsequent hospitalizations on the rise, Cage Memorial Chapel Funeral Home Director Roland J. Criswell said the virus has impacted his business, forcing him to reinvent how his “sterling” services are viewed, including now offering live streamed funerals via videoconferencing platforms Zoom and...
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart understands a Thanksgiving dinner may be hard to achieve this year. So, the company has teamed up with Ibotta, a technology company, to save customers money and give away free Thanksgiving dinners. The following food items can be redeemed as 100% cash back...
By Diana D. Danis In the past, we watched folks pitch their bid about why we should elect them, saw ads and a few debates, mailed in or went to vote and tuned in the night of the election to see how things turned out. Not anymore. We get to be...
Virtual Gala Caps Off First 2-Day Fellowship Weekend on Historic Night Chicago Urban League President and CEO Karen Freeman-Wilson announced that the organization’s Golden Fellowship Weekend events raised more than $1 million to support its work to improve the lives of Black families and communities in Chicago. More than 270 households logged...
The YWCA of NWI hosted its Virtual Maskquerade Gala in celebration of its 100th Anniversary last weekend at the Majestic Star Casino. The free event featured celebrity co-hosts Samantha Chatman of ABC7 Chicago and her father DJ Sam Chatman of 95.1 FM Club Steppin’. Line dancing and stepping performances, a...
By HistoryMakers Black-eyed peas have been a staple in the diets of black people for centuries, providing a tasty source of protein, calcium, fiber, and vitamin A. Black-eyed peas originated in North Africa. They are related to the mung bean and were cultivated in China and India since ancient times,...
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network  is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening Thursday by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, residents with lower incomes, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color by passing strong tobacco control legislation that...
By Olivia Rodriguez U.S. Representative Danny Davis and Top Box Foods founder Chris Kennedy joined Cliff Kelley’s program for a spirited conversation on Saturday, November 7. Working with the America’s Heroes Group, the three announced an initiative to help Chicagoans provide food for their families this Holiday season. Throughout November...