Cole Elementary students chase big bubbles for their annual field day. [Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago]

‘You Work Hard, You Play Hard’: Carnival Ends School Year On Fun Note

"This is a safe environment, and so we want to keep it safe for them and give them fun things to do like you would a family," said Coles Elementary principal Charlie McSpadden.

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$22.8 Million City ‘Wellness’ Program Has No Proven Benefits, City Watchdog Says

Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the city has taken no steps to show the program works.

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Avondale Food Pantry Closed Monday Because Manager Hurt In Hit-And-Run While Waiting For Food Dropoff

Up to 50 people were left without food after the manager at Sabeel Food Pantry at 3031 W. Belmont Ave. was hit.