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Pilsen Corner Store Owner Hermila Alvarez, Remembered As ‘A Heroine In The Neighborhood,’ Dies Of Cancer

The 50-year Pilsen resident was a mother and honorary "abuelita" to many, a beacon of hope for inmates and an advocate for single mothers.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

As Lori Lightfoot Marks 2 Years As Mayor, Hundreds March In Logan Square To Rebuke Her Leadership: ‘Utter Failure’

Organizers and neighbors critical of the mayor's leadership say she hasn't effected positive changes to city education, policing, environment and housing, among other issues.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Southwest Side Dad, Brother Feared Nothing And Used Humor To Encourage Family: ‘It’s A Huge Void That He Left’

Jose Cornejo, who died from COVID-19 at 71, was known for random, simple acts of kindness. He'd chase after a mailwoman so he could give her water on hot summer days — and was always there for his family. “His life mattered."

Midway, West Lawn

Late Little Village Mechanic Used The Stars To Guide Himself As A Boy In Mexico — And Passed That Lesson On To His Son

Maria Salazar loved Raymundo from the time she was 14. Now, their family is trying to navigate life without him after his death from COVID-19 at age 83.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

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Llame o envíe un mensaje de texto al 312-248-4876 o envíe un correo electrónico a y nuestro equipo lo conectará con los recursos que necesita.


Little Village Activists Slam Developer Hilco In New Billboard 6 Months After Dust Disaster

Activists are concerned the Target warehouse being developed at the old Crawford Coal Plant will bring more polluting diesel trucks to an area already inundated by truck traffic from nearby industry.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards