Religious leaders will be going door to door Thursday in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, where there was a deadly shootout last week in the middle of the day. The goal is to show love and give support to the community.
Jehovah Jireh #1 outreach ministry is holding weekly rallies every Wednesday in Austin this summer.
Local School Council members and others question Ald. Emma Mitts’ support.
Residents said they are fearful the 458 students who attend Emmet and Austin’s other students won’t be safe if their schools close and they are forced to travel to another school next year across gang boundaries.
Members, who will meet tonight, encourage residents to get involved and support initiatives to improve the community.
James Deanes asks why young people are allowed to loiter and urges residents to take a stand against it.
Columnist John Fountain writes about teenage pregnancy, personal accountability and the need for better parenting.
Wearing T-shirts that said “Don’t shoot” and “I want to grow up, live, love, laugh,” dozens of young children took to the streets Thursday.
Larry Taylor will talk about his new book and his band will perform April 4th at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The center, located near the corner of Austin Boulevard and Chicago Avenue, wants to work with West Side residents to help make Austin safer.