Columbus Park project in running for major improvements from city

The Austin project is one of 21 proposals officials are considering as part of the $10 million Chicago Works Community Challenge. The Columbus Park project – proposed by Samantha Jordan – is vying with two others in the west region for up to $1.5 million in funding. A decision is expected by the end of this year.

West Siders walking, running for clean water

Registrations are still being accepted for Saturday’s Global 6K for Water walk/run organized by World Vision. The 3.7 mile event, being held virtually for a second year because of the pandemic, raises money to provide clean water around the world.