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All are welcome March 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Westside Justice Center, 601 S. California. This may be the last opportunity to learn where the candidates stand on this issue before Tuesday's primary election.
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The new funding plan could leave safety-net hospitals like Loretto in a difficult position. About 600 people are employed at the hospital.
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On the second Monday of the month, barber Josh Kruel, a former Austin resident, gives teens free haircuts - and also shares his thoughts about education and life.
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The Chicago Park District invites West Side families for a night out March 15 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbus Park, 500 S. Central Ave.
BUILD will be holding its eighth annual public speaking contest from 6 to 8 p.m. March 15 at 5100 W. Harrison St. Don't miss their motivational stories.
Participants discussed at this week's meeting about how to get more local teens to attend Austin high schools rather than leave the neighborhood.
Join members of Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 W. Jackson Blvd., on March 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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Dozens of residents and other stakeholders have been meeting monthly to come up with a detailed action plan to improve the city's most-populated neighborhood. The process is being led by Austin Coming Together and LISC Chicago.
Less than 100 residents of the 29th and 37th Wards have cast their ballots in the March 20 primary. Early voting can be done at a Downtown site through March 4, then at a few Austin locations starting March 5.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford shares his view on how what happened centuries ago to African Americans still affects the country today.
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Commissioner Richard Boykin and challenger Brandon Johnson have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in their quest to represent Austin and other parts of the West Side on the Cook County Board.
Smart gardens evolve at West Side schools
Loretto CEO explains hospital's centrality to Austin
After Parkland shooting, a peace tourney
In Austin, Black History takes many shapes
Everyone running in the March 20 primary for Cook County assessor has been invited to the forum, which will be held at 11 a.m. March 3 at Sankofa, 5820 W. Chicago Ave. The Chicago Westside NAACP chapter organized the event.
Speaking at Sunday services at Third Unitarian Church, Loretto Hospital President and CEO George Miller Jr. decried the great disparities between those with health insurance and those with none. “This country is rich enough for everyone to get health care," he said.
A friend of a friend told me that an Austin Resident ( carpenter), performed excellent work on his home. Was unable to find the number, so I am posting here to see if anyone has the information. The Carpenter's name is Michael Jordan and he works with a partner - Geno. Mr. Jordan resides in the Austin community, but I am unsure of the exact location. He drives an older model truck 60s/ 70s white and they also have a blue older model truck too. If you have a contact number, email or address, please respond. Trying to get a few quotes before the actual start of Spring 2018. Thanks you very much for reading.
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