The number of people grappling with gambling addiction is rising. While more traditional gambling options such as the State lottery still dominate, problem gamblers are far more likely to take part in newer forms of gambling such as online betting.
Do we really know our own community? Thanks to City-Data.com, we can know a lot more than we may currently.
As if the COVID pandemic did not cost enough in the loss of life with more than one million American deaths, the stress on our healthcare delivery system and its frontline providers, job losses stemming from the economic downturn and efforts to curb the virus, and supply chain woes, criminals have found a new way to profit off this global challenge.
Community members are addres-sing mounting frustrations with Whitney Young Magnet High School as they face continued restrictions on community access to its $4.3 million Michelle Obama Sports Complex, despite prior agreements and public funding.
While plans move forward to relocate the Pieta replica statue now in St. Adalbert Church over objections by some parishioners, Chicago Roman Catholic Archdiocese officials are refuting rumors about demolishing the historic Pilsen church as soon as the statue is moved.
Many youngsters in Chicago need a helping hand, especially if they’re in a desperate time of need. For 135 years, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls has provided more than a helping hand by offering a haven and place for kids who seek opportunities for a better future.
Gazette Chicago skips publishing in the month of January to give its hard-working staff of reporters, designers, photographers, and advertising sales representatives “some well deserved time off during the holiday season,” said Editor and Publisher Mark J. Valentino.
40th Year of Gazette Chicago
Do you enjoy reading Gazette Chicago every month? Do you appreciate it when Gazette Chicago gives you information about our local communities and the city that you can get nowhere else? Do you like learning about the products and services our advertisers offer?
With this issue, Gazette Chicago enters its volume no. 40, beginning our 40th year of community service. Throughout the next 12 months, we invite you to “take a walk down memory lane” with us and look back on how the newspaper has evolved and the issues and people it has covered over the decades.
With this issue, Gazette Chicago begins its 40th year of publishing. Like any other milestone moment in life, you know that day is coming and yet you say to yourself, “don’t worry, it’s in the future—it won’t be here that quickly.”
Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) announced an initiative funded by the American Rescue Plan Act to provide programming and support services to individuals affected by domestic violence.
After 14 years as Jones College Prep (JCP) principal, the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has removed Joseph Powers from his position pending an investigation.
The Southwest Environmental Alliance recently led a public meeting at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, addressing pollution in Pilsen and surrounding neighborhoods.
Chicago Health Text Initiative
We are interested in learning more about our readers so that we can better serve you. We also request your feedback on a new text messaging service in development.
Estamos interesados en aprender más sobre nuestros lectores para poder servirle mejor. También solicitamos su colaboración en un nuevo servicio de mensajería de texto en el desarrollo.
Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Chicago emergency rental assistance is available for people suffering financial hardship due to a crisis such as loss of job, home fire, or illness. The program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability….