Donations for the Yates Elementary Thanksgiving drive have poured in over the last three weeks. The picture on the right is from a separate food drive the school hosted two weeks ago.Courtesy of Principal Israel Perez

Logan Square Neighbors Donate Thanksgiving Turkeys, Side Dishes To School Families Hit Hard By Pandemic

"We have just witnessed so many people losing their homes or their jobs," said Israel Perez, principal of Yates Elementary. "This is a time that is hard for a lot of them."

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.