“It really is a tremendous history, and I think it would be hard for people a 150 years ago to imagine how the church has grown over these 15 decades,” Rev. Colleen Vahey said. The public is invited to the special service being held Sunday at the church.
The controversial penny-an-ounce sweetened beverage tax could be repealed next week by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. West Side residents discussed the controversial tax Wednesday at the North Austin Branch Library. The event was co-sponsored by the Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Westside Branch of the NAACP.