Pastor Clarence Brown, the new chairman of the faith-based subcommittee, addresses a roomful of fellow Englewood church leaders during the monthly meeting at the Englewood (7th) District police station.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Englewood Clergy Team Up To Keep Blocks Safe As Summer Heats Up

Neighborhood churches plan to collaborate on creating fun, family-friendly events to increase the peace. "We have to do our part to connect with the community," one pastor said.

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Service At Troubled Bronzeville Post Office Improving, Ald. Says, But ‘Still Not Where It Should Be’

A lot less neighbors attended the meeting, but those who did are still not thrilled with the service at their neighborhood post office.

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South Side Aldermen Balk At Lightfoot’s Suggested Sites For Chicago’s Casino

The idea that a casino be built in Bronzeville is "appalling and offensive," Ald. Sophia King says. "It would be like putting a casino in Harlem.”