Not clear how outgoing alderman has spent 2015 menu money

05.13.2015 News

Ald.-Elect Chris Taliaferro says he’s interested in giving 29th Ward residents more of a say in how the $1.3 million is spent each year.

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Public invited to reception for new alderman

05.12.2015 Community

The event will be hosted by Chris Taliaferro May 18, hours after he’s sworn in to represent the 29th Ward.

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Meeting tonight about state budget cuts

05.11.2015 Community

Learn how the proposed reductions could affect social services on the West Side.

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Speed camera in Columbus Park issuing lots of tickets

05.11.2015 News

The city has issued more than $1.3 million in fines since the camera was installed in December 2013.

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Volunteers help Austin residents repair their houses

05.07.2015 News

A community organizer says even more should be done to keep residents in their homes and out of foreclosure.

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Public invited to reception for departing Ald. Deborah Graham

05.06.2015 Community

Light refreshments will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 6 at Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson.

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Lead found in hundreds of Austin children

05.05.2015 News

The Chicago Tribune reports the brain-damaging substance continues to plague the West Side’s youngest residents.

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Emergency town hall meeting draws big crowd

05.04.2015 News

West Side residents and elected officials gathered Saturday to discuss combating gun violence.

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Career day big hit on Austin High School campus

05.01.2015 Community

More than 100 professionals met April 30th with about 500 students from the three schools during the annual event.

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West Side clergy rally to help earthquake victims

04.30.2015 Community

The Leaders Network will discuss their efforts April 30th at New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 4301 W. Washington Blvd.

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