By TONIA HILL Staff Writer First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., is seeking donations for The Ujima Village Shelter, 7320 S. Yale Ave., following a fire that ravaged the facility last month. The shelter, which is one of the few youth shelters located on the South Side in the Englewood neighborhood, opened […]
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Ald. Sophia King (4th) is forming a community advisory council that will help review the submitted Request For Proposals (RFPs) for the Michael Reese site. The desired background for those interested in joining the committee include a history of active participation in community organizations, a background in economic or commercial development, experience in some aspect […]
Eugene (Gene) Williams passed away February 6, 2017, after a bout with pneumonia he was 84. Williams known to friends and family as Gendu the Magician was a long time Hyde Park resident with many talents. Williams served in the Korean War. He conducted research for hair care products for the Gillette Company then launched […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Local high school art students in Hyde Park from the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Laboratory High School, 1362 E. 59th St., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., showcased their artwork at the fourth annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE) Sunday, Feb. 26, at the […]
Hyde Park resident Sherman Paulette died Thursday, Feb. 23. The family will be planning a private memorial.
By Tonia Hill Staff Writer Ifetayo Ali-Landing, 14, of the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute received first place honors this year in the Junior Division of the Laureate Sphinx Competition in Detroit Mich., in February. Music is in Ali-Landing’s genes her grandfather is a violist, her mother and older sister play the violin and her aunt […]