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M.M.A.D. Founder Robert Calhoun Contributes to North Lawndale

M.M.A.D. Founder Robert Calhoun Contributes to North Lawndale

Robert Calhoun, also known as Rock, is one of the founding fathers of the North Lawndale organization known as Men Making a Difference (M.M.A.D.). He and other men in the community decided they needed to facilitate changes and offer youth examples of positive male role models. “The organization was formed in a vacant lot with […]

Chicago Mayor Mandates Vaccine for Public Workers

Chicago Mayor Mandates Vaccine for Public Workers

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said that on Friday, employees who are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including those with medical and religious exemptions by Oct. 15, 2021, will be placed under a non-disciplinary, no pay status. Until then all unvaccinated employees must undergo twice-weekly tests at their expense, separated by 3-4 days, and report the […]

Chicago Officials Seizes Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards

Chicago Officials Seizes Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards

Chicago officials have confiscated more fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at O’Hare International Airport. For the second time this month, only this time they seized over 40 counterfeit cards on Sept. 27, 2021. According to officials, these cards were found by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers inside two packages from China. They discovered the fake […]

Missing Chicago Postal Worker Kierra Cole’s Parents Still Searching

Missing Chicago Postal Worker Kierra Cole’s Parents Still Searching

Chicago Postal Worker, Kierra Cole, was last seen on a neighbor’s surveillance leaving her South Side home on Oct. 2, 2018. According to the police, she did not report for work that day. The 26-year-old’s vehicle was where she had last parked it; inside was her lunch and purse. Cole was three months pregnant at […]

Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears will shut down its last brick-and-mortar store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg in Illinois on Nov. 14, 2021, which for many marks the end of an era. According to Transformco spokesman, the decision was part of the company’s strategy to unlock the real estate value and revive the space with another […]

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