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Engle wood Gets First Early College STEM School

Construction for Englewood’s new state-of-the-art high school — an early college STEM school — is still underway, but newly appointed Principal Conrad Timbers-Ausar has already been actively recruiting future students. Following a recommendation from the Englewood Steering Committee, CPS selected the former Urban Prep Academy-Bronzeville principal to serve as the founding principal of the Englewood STEM High School. Timbers-Ausar said ...

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South Shore Teacher Fulbright Winner Recaps Africa Excursion

Scenecia Curtis, a South Shore International High School English teacher, says an opportunity of a lifetime all began with a simple post on Facebook. She says she’d always dreamed of traveling internationally, but that wasn’t enough. After visiting Norway a few years ago for a spring break trip, she wanted to “see more, to experience more.” Curtis said the feeling ...

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Some Simple Precautions U need To Take This Winter

As the temperature keeps dropping, these are some of the tips to keep your house or appartment warm. 1. Caulk and apply weather stripping around leaky windows and door frames. 2. Change air filters regularly because clean filters prevents dust and dirt buildup which may cause your furnace to overwork. 3. Move your furniture away from the heat vents or ...

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US-based Ghanaian killed lover because she wanted a break

A 44-year-old Ghanaian based in the United States is said to have shot and killed his girlfriend because she wanted to break up with him. Daniel Kankam, who was arrested on Tuesday, January 15, was charged with murder in the death of 35-year-old Somaya Hussein Ahmed. The suspect, a married father of two, is said to have killed Ahmed at ...

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Ghanaian woman in US abandons newborn in toilet

A woman gave birth to a baby boy and then left the newborn partially submerged in a toilet at her Lancaster County workplace, according to the district attorney’s office. Emmanuella Osei, 23, of Reading, is charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child regarding the Monday night incident at an apartment in Warwick Township. Police say Osei works for ...

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GNC President’s New Year Message!

The Ghana National Council has realized many wonderful accomplishments since its beginning as a small student council in the 1960’s. However, I believe the Council’s greatest achievements are still in its future. For that reason, I am very pleased to share our Vision: “Achieving More Than Imagined,” our plan guiding us to #GhanaHouseChicago. This plan requires true community-wide collaboration – ...

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Sankofa : The beginning of Churches in the Ghanaian Community in Chicago- The CGCC

Starting this month, we are celebrating the Ghanaian Community in Chicago  by highlighting the history of the various organizations, businesses  and churches in the community.  We start with the official history of the church of the Ghanaian community of Chicago ( CGCC), the first church formed by immigrant Ghanaian’s in the Chicago area in the late eighties.   The Church of the ...

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