Concerns about the United States Postal Service (USPS), its future, and its ability to deliver mail likely will not subside soon.
The print edition of the September issue of Gazette Chicago was 16 pages, but the online edition has more news in 25 informative pages!
The Federal government has made the deadline for the end of the Census Wednesday, Sept. 30, heightening concern about obtaining an accurate count amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Several healthcare systems in this community are offering both ongoing and increased testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) as documented infection rates continue to rise.
A proposed 12,000 square foot shipping and logistics facility in Bridgeport that the City’s Plan Commission likely will consider in the coming weeks has led to concerns among community groups that go well beyond how quickly workers can deliver packages to area customers.
Holy Family Parish held its final Masses at the Holy Family Church site on Sunday, June 21, at 9 and 11 a.m.
The new parish’s name, Our Lady of the Holy Family, was chosen to honor the twin legacies of the merged parishes.
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has announced its hospital’s impending closure, to occur between Feb. 1 and May 31, 2021, dependent on Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approval.
VOICES OF THE COMMUNITY
“We’re coming to get our check,” the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said.
A deadly pandemic never crossed my mind as one of the major events that could happen to a junior in high school.
Late Breaking News
A petition calling for cancelling student loans, change.org/CancelStudentLoans, currently has close to 600,000 signatures and is expected to reach a million soon, according to the Student Loan Justice (SLJ) organization.
The Chicago Park District, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events’ (DCASE) Chicago Film Office, is expanding its Movies in the Parks series to include six drive-in screenings in parks citywide.
A list of many different sources to white people and all non-black POC to learn and benefit from.
NEWS YOU CAN USE FROM OTHER MEDIA
“Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’” by Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic on Sept. 3. “Take it From Us Survivors: This is Fascism” by Umair Haque in Eduaimonia on Sept. 1. And “How fascism takes root,” by Chicago Sun-TImes’ Phil Kadner on Sep. 8.
Today, everything has changed. Nothing remains the same. Including the unofficial motto above of the United States Postal Service (USPS) and the steady work of the men and women of this iconic American institution.
A couple of particularly frightening photos have been circulating on the internet.
FROM THE PUBLISHER
The economic downturn resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting businesses, educational and religious institutions, and governmental agencies in ways we have not seen since Great Depression or World War II. Gazette Chicago is among those impacted economically.
As safety-net hospitals, we have seen firsthand the devastating effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on some of the vulnerable communities in our state, disproportionately affecting low-income and minority populations.
Illinois made great strides fighting COVID-19, but it will take sustained effort and discipline to keep the virus under control.
The City of Chicago removed the statue of Christopher Columbus at Arrigo Park and announced a project to address the history associated with the City’s memorials, monuments, and other municipal art collections.
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….