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Norwood Park’s Jack Suwinski Plays First Major League Games With Pittsburgh Pirates

Suwinski, 23, was born, raised and educated in Norwood Park. He's now starting in right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates: "I want to represent my neighborhood and the people who helped me get there.”

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Portage Park’s Perkolator Art Show Highlights Work From More Than 70 Taft High School Students

The Taft student art show is on display until Feb. 26 at Perkaltor Coffee.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taft High School Stops Attempted Chapter Of Conservative Youth Group Turning Point USA

Taft's decision sparked support from teachers, parents and some members of its local school council, while the Chicago GOP and others said the decision is censorship.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taft High School’s Local School Council Votes To Keep Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance At Meetings

The school's council voted 7-3 in favor of the pledge, with one member abstaining and two unable to vote. The poll was a revote from a July meeting that was deadlocked on the decision.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taft High School Again Votes To Keep Police On Campus, But Will Hire Social Worker, Security Guard

The Wednesday 8-3 vote marks the second time Taft's school council voted to keep its officers. A majority of teachers want them removed to free up money, a survey found.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taft High School Senior Wins Poetry Out Loud State Championship: ‘I’m Glad I Got To Leave My Mark’

Catherine Herrera, 17, advanced to this year's Poetry Out Loud regional semifinals: "It made me realize how much progress I have made."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taft High School Votes To Keep Police On Campus, But LSC Chair Blasts CPS Process

“I still feel rushed [about this decision] and I don’t like feeling rushed,” Taft's principal said.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash