(from left) Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) and local teacher William Smiljanić Pérez at a community meeting.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Von Humboldt School Into Apartment Complex Geared Toward Teachers Draws Heated Reaction From Residents

"It should be housing for families who have been displaced from our neighborhoods," one resident said at a chaotic community meeting Monday evening.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.