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The seven working groups will meet from Feb. 26 through March 7 at Austin Coming Together's offices at 5049 W. Harrison. The working groups are: public safety, youth, housing, civil engagement, education, economic development and community narrative.
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Tickets are $30 for the fundraiser being held from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 24. The event is being held at BUILD, 5100 W. Harrison St.
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Celebrate the rich history of Africa and African-American history through music, dance and community from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.
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Developer chosen for former Sears site
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Some Austin resident are complaining about being left in the dark over the $175,000 sale, which the Chicago Board of Education approved last month. The Field School, now operating in Oak Park, is buying the property.
Autistic student found dead on West Side
Stop by St. Paul Lutheran School's gymnasium, 846 N. Menard Ave., from 12 to 6 p.m. Feb. 18. Free sampling from noon to 4 p.m.
Some programs started this week, so Chicago high school students should apply as soon as possible for the more than 7,000 paid apprenticeship and internship opportunities across the city, including a number in Austin.
Tribune report focal point of exchange between assessor candidates
Autistic student found dead on West Side
Senior tax exemption deadline extended to March 2
J.B. Pritzker's unfortunate racial remarks
A West Side artist's inspiration begins at home
1st District candidates spar in Austin debate
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On February my car was stolen on February 6, 2018 it was my only way to hospitals for my appointment. I at the hospital just about everyday my walker and handicappe sticker was in it. It is a white mini van with license plate number E989640 if any one seen it park or stripe in the area please call 872-218-3010 or the police there will be a small reward. If you are the one who took it please bring it back.I am afraid that you do not know that this making me very sick which is taken a turn on my health. Again Please bring it back or put it where the police can see it
If you an individual who earned up to $30,000 last year or a family that made up to $55,000, you may be eligible to work with trained tax preparers at now cost to you. The city of Chicago in partnership with the Center for Economic Partnership and Ladder Up is providing the assistance citywide through mid-April.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) held a community meeting earlier this week at Hope Community Church; the new city office will be back in Austin Feb. 13 to educate more residents about the work its doing to investigate police misconduct in Chicago.
Children ages 3 to 12 and their parents or guardians are invited to the free event Feb. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.
Helicopters hovering over madison and central now..whats going on?
Ald. Chris Taliaferro will host the Feb. 7th meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. Victoria Vann of the Illinois Housing Development Authority will be a guest at the monthly get together.
Emmett Till was Louis Till's son (Part 1)
Local vets cope with life after combat
Nonprofit moves wellness center to Oak Park
Medicaid changes could lead to Loretto's closing
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and challenger Brandon Johnson squared off at a raucous candidates forum Saturday. Both men appear on the Democrat primary ballot; early voting begins later this month for the March 20 election.
Check out the faster computers, teen space, new front desk and more starting at 12 p.m. Feb. 5, 5615 W. Race Ave. At 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7, there will be refreshments, book giveaway for kids, button and craft making, followed by a concert at 4 p.m.
Voters will have a choice in the March 20 primary between first-term Commissioner Richard Boykin and CTU organizer Brandon Johnson. The two are expected to appear at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Chicago West Side NAACP's candidates forum, to be held at Sankofa, 5828 W. Chicago. Ave.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford and the Westside Health Authority are hosting a voter registration event especially for people who've served time in prison on Feb. 4 starting at 5 pm. at 4920 W. Madison St.
His primary opponent, Oak Park River Forest High School teacher Anthony Clark, said he would have attended if he had been congressman. The two will face off in the Democratic primary, which is March 20.
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