Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

State Rep. La Shawn Ford, Loretto Hospital, the West Side Heroin Task Force and Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti are hosting a breakfast April 4th, 50 years after the civil rights leader was assassinated. Fighting the West Side’s heroin epidemic will be the focus of this morning’s event. Then at 12:30 there will be a wreath laying at the corner of 4800 W. Chicago Ave.

Youth career fair to be held March 24

Young people ages 16 to 24 can learn about job opportunities, internships and mentoring programs at the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 24 at Christ the King Jesuit High School, 5088 W. Jackson St. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is sponsoring the event.