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‘Save The High Ridge YMCA’: Neighbors, Aldermen Rally To Rescue Soon-To-Be-Closed Location

More than 200 community members went to a meeting to discuss the High Ridge Y's fate, but YMCA officials did not attend the event.

Should A 7-Story Apartment Building Come To Rogers Park Side Street? Neighbors Are Mixed

A development would replace a vacant lot near the lakefront in Rogers Park, but some neighbors fear it is out of scale with the area.

Rogers Park Man Held Without Bail After Shootout With Police That Left Him Seriously Wounded

The 25-year-old man allegedly shot at officers trying to pull him over in connection with a domestic-related incident, prosecutors said.

Police Shoot, Wound Man Near Rogers Park Metra Station

Police and Ald. Maria Hadden (49th) said officers were trying to stop a car in connection with a domestic incident when a man got out and fired at them.

More Mail Carriers Coming To Fix ‘Unacceptable’ Post Office Delays On Far North Side, Congressman Says

Eight new mail carriers are coming to the Rogers Park area to address weeks-long delays in mail delivery.

Chicago Makes Juneteenth ‘Day Of Observance,’ But Activists Continue To Seek Official City Holiday Status

June 19 will be officially recognized as Juneteenth, but city workers will get not get a paid day off.

Rogers Park Lot, Once Home To Synagogue, Could Become 78-Unit Apartment Building

The lot was the longtime site of Congregation Beth Sholom of Rogers Park, which was damaged in a fire and demolished in 2007.

What Should Come To Corner Of Howard And Ashland? Rogers Park Neighbors Pitch Ideas

From an urban farm to a business incubator and even a water park, Rogers Park neighbors have many ideas for the future of the city-owned lot at Howard and Ashland.

Speed Camera Tickets For 6 MPH Over Limit Is ‘Nickeling And Diming’ Chicago, Aldermen Say

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to lower the threshold to mail out speeding tickets to help plug the city's massive budget hole.

What Should Come To Corner Of Howard And Ashland? Rogers Park Neighbors Asked To Submit Ideas

Instead of developers pitching ideas for the city-owned lot, a new initiative is asking neighbors to lead the redevelopment effort.

Have An Idea To Improve Rogers Park? Neighbors Can Weigh In On How $1 Million Gets Spent In Neighborhood

The 49th Ward's participatory budget process allows neighbors to offer ideas on how to spend "aldermanic menu" funds.

Rogers Park Memorial For Car Crash Victims Leads To ‘Tense’ Confrontation Between Police And Mourners

"I wish that people could gather to mourn and not have to worry about police coming to arrest anyone. I also wish that people could gather to mourn and that no one would show up carrying weapons," Ald. Maria Hadden said of the incident.

‘Fargo’ Returning To Rogers Park This Week To Wrap Up Filming

A Rogers Park house is serving as the home of one of the show's main characters.

Rogers Park Cleans Up After Tornado: ‘Destruction Like I’ve Never Seen’

No major injuries were reported in the city's first tornado in two years.

Tornado Confirmed In Rogers Park After Neighborhood Pummeled

Monday afternoon's storms included a tornado in Rogers Park that turned into a water spout over Lake Michigan. It was the first tornado in Chicago in two years.

More Pop-up Coronavirus Testing Sites Coming To Rogers Park

There will be three testing events during July.

Massive Howard Street Rebuilding Project Kicks Off In West Ridge

Work to install new water mains and streetlights, and upgrade streetscapes and pedestrian areas is scheduled to last until October 2021.

City Beaches, In Use Despite Closure, Need Lifeguards, Alderman Says

"With another holiday weekend upon us and no lifeguards in the works, I fear for drownings that may occur," Ald. Maria Hadden said.

Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Coming To Rogers Park

Three free testing drives and a face mask giveaway are coming to Rogers Park starting this weekend.

With Paid Holiday On Hold, Aldermen Renew Effort For Chicago To Officially Recognize Juneteenth

A new effort could make Juneteenth the second commemorative holiday in the city.

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