Posts Tagged “Cook County”

Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

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Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services Brighton Park Neighborhood Council holds 2019 Public Meeting  In the midst of strong political turmoil, threats to immigrant communities, attacks on black and brown youth, and a push for a higher wage, the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council and community members organize a Public Meeting with legislators. …

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County

Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County Join the Forest Preserves of Cook County as we celebrate Earth Day with volunteer opportunities, educational programs and fun events. Celebrating Earth Day is a great way to explore the Forest Preserves while renewing our commitment to the natural environment. It’s also an opportunity to…

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans By Jerry Field (This article is about the network which is a pro bono legal resource for Veterans, service members, and dependents in Illinois. It was written by Zach Zarnow.) In just over a year and a half, The Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN) has provided civil legal…

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor

Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor Or, how the Suburbs got their name. Suburban residents should have the right to vote to select Chicago’s next mayor since Chicago survives not only on the taxes it collects from its residents but from nearly 30 percent of the taxes collected from residents who live in the…

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Cook County Veterans Service Office provides important benefits

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Cook County Veterans Service Office provides important benefits

Cook County Veterans Service Office provides important benefits By Dr. Jerry Field (Ed.D) Often there is a certain amount of confusion when dealing with government and non-Military communication. The Cook County Veteran Service Office is offering a free service that is very important to all Veterans and Military. The service will record the Military identification…

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Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale

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Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale

Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas, one of the most popular elected officials in the State of Illinois, cautioned Thursday there is a large list of property owners in Cook County whose properties could be sold for delinquent taxes. Pappas said that nearly half, or…

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