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Mayor Emanuel Statement on Increasing Protections for Students and Transit Riders

Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 “As a city, we have a responsibility to protect riders of buses and trains, especially the many students who rely on the CTA as a key mode of transportation, from the dangers of gun violence. I am very pleased the Public Safety Committee has taken the next step in creating new Public Transportation Safety Zones and ...

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Supi Bekoe Ascends Obosomase Akuapem Throne

Source: G. Ofori Anor The ancestral stool in Obosomase Akuapem has a new occupant. He is Supi Bekoe of Chicago, Illinois. The long time resident of the Midway City of Chicago, Illinois ascended the throne earlier this year and has since been inaugurated on May 5 in a colorful and solemn ceremony in the ancient Akuapem town. Under the stool ...

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OKUSACA celebrates odwira

Source: Stephen A.Quaye, Newark, and New Jersey-USA A colourful Odwira/ Ohum festival of the chiefs and people of Akuapem resident in United States of America, [USA] and Canada has been held in Newark, New Jersey. This year’s festival was under the theme” youth empowerment”. The celebration of the festival has left behind a remarkable indication of unity and love among ...

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Dollars for Scholars

Posted by the Community Affairs Department Welcome to the Dollars for Scholars Matteson Chapter IL 1462 page. This page contains frequently asked Questions and Answers about Dollars for Scholars. Check this link regularly for upcoming events and the latest news concerning Dollars for Scholars. If you have any additional questions, contact the Community Affairs Department at 708-283-4777. MISSION STATEMENT To ...

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Guardian Angels escort kids to school after possible Washington Heights abduction attempts

Source:http://abclocal.go.com September 9, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — The Guardian Angels said they would escort some children to school Monday after families reported abduction attempts in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood last week. The group also said members would hand out safety tips. The announcement came after three children said they were approached by a man as they walked to school last ...

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Cook County Land Bank aims to help towns beat blight

BY DAVID ROEDER Staff Reporter http://www.suntimes.com/22298878 The Cook County Land Bank is nearly open for business, and if it works, assumptions about the power of local governments to combat urban blight might have to change. The land bank is supposed to help Chicago and the suburbs take vacant or neglected property and make it productive or at least a community ...

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20th Annual CEANA Convention in Chicago Shines!

Source: African Spectrum. The event had had a prelude in December of last year when the Ewe Association of Chicago had their annual Christmas Dinner. The 20th anniversary of the Council of The Ewe Association of North America (CEANA) 2013 opened and finished in grand style. Held at the prestigious McCormick Place Hyatt Regency, the four-day event featured every aspect ...

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RURU, SELA AND FAFA Celebrate their birthdays.

               

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