All Chicago Public Library locations, including the Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S Lake Park Ave., will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The Harold Washington Library Center, the Woodson Regional Library and Sulzer Regional Library will also be closed.
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer In their first game of the 2016-17 Chicago Public League basketball regular season, the Kenwood Academy High School Lady Broncos defeated the Rich East High School Lady Rockets 69-50 on Tuesday night, Nov. 15., in front of a packed house at their home gymnasium. During the first half, the Lady Broncos were led […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer For the fourth time in school history, the University of Chicago Maroons women’s soccer team advanced to the 2016 NCAA Final Four championship with a 6-5 victory over Pomona-Pitzer College of Claremont, CA. on Sunday night, Nov. 20, in WhiteWater, Wis. “We were fortunate to defeat a very good team in Pomona-Pitzer,” said Amy […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer Thanks to a three-point buzzer beater by guard Colin Lake, the University of Chicago Maroons men’s basketball team dropped their season opener 88-87 to North Park University on Tuesday night, Nov. 15, at the Gerald Ratner Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave. In the first half, the Maroons would establish their […]
By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer The no. 1 ranked University of Chicago men’s soccer team fell to Redland’s College 3-2 on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19, at Stagg Field, 5530 S. Ellis Ave., losing their first game of the season. “It changed the game a little bit,” said Mike Babst, head coach of the Maroons about the windy weather conditions. “[But […]
To the Editor: Honestly, I don’t live in an ivory tower, looking down and pre-judging the situation, as implied by Ms. Hamilton in her comments to the Hyde Park Herald on November 2. I have my feet on the ground but when I saw a crowd of teenagers disrespecting Hyde Park and its residents by throwing […]
To the Editor: On Halloween night, I noticed a large group of teens in the McDonald’s parking lot on 53rd. I asked them one by one why they were out so late and their ages. After talking with them, I realized that we must do more to engage our youth in the Hyde Park community […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Hyde Park resident and longtime activist Kathryn Ann (Kay) Clement, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. She was 88 years old. A Hyde Park resident for 67 years, Clement, affectionately known as Kay to family and friends was a staunch advocate […]