Posts Tagged “Chicago”

‘Sewing army’ at the ready

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‘Sewing army’ at the ready 19th Ward quilt shop among those on mask duty By Steve Metsch With Illinois residents  required to wear masks when out of the house – per the order of Gov. JB Pritzker – but you might have a hard time finding one for sale in a store. With that in…

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Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy

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Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy

Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy Gov. Pritzker continues to hold his daily press conferences to update the public on the coronavirus, sometimes with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. And while they speak to the issues of fighting the virus, including social distancing, stay at home orders, and more, too often Pritzker and Lightfoot instead use…

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Author Ruane talks about new book “Parish the Thought” at St. Bernadette

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Author Ruane talks about new book “Parish the Thought” at St. Bernadette

Author Ruane talks about new book “Parish the Thought” at St. Bernadette John Ruane, author of Parish the Thought, An Inspirational Memoir of Growing Up Catholic in the 1960s” will lead a three-day mission at St. Bernadette Catholic Church (9343 S. Francisco Ave., Evergreen Park) on March 23-25 at 7 p.m. each evening. On Monday,…

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas and other Chicago-area elected officials urged the State of Illinois to give people more time to pay delinquent Cook County property taxes. More than 58,000 property owners must pay $188 million before May 8 Tax Sale, Pappas said….

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Chicago named “most welcoming city” for immigrants

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Chicago named “most welcoming city” for immigrants

Chicago named “most welcoming city” for immigrants A study by the New American Economy, founded by corporate executives including Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch, shows that cities in the Midwest led in welcoming immigrants to their communities. The study focused on larger cities and Chicago was identified as the most welcoming. This year, according to…

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