NEWS articles

Rogers Park police to residents: 'We need your help'

Rogers Park residents say they see more gang members in the neighborhood, particularly around the tot lot in Warner Park. Police at CAPS meeting ask for people to stay alert.

over 6 years ago | Beverly Slaughter

After long fight, doctors may unionize at Stroger Hospital

Physicians at Stroger Hospital will be allowed to unionize now, after decades of trying. The Doctors Council, part of the SEIU, will gain about 200 doctors.

over 6 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Residents gather to discuss Loyola University proposals

At a community meeting, Rogers Park residents got a peek at what the university is planning. The improvements call for an addition to the athletic department and updates to a residence hall to make it wheelchair accessible.

over 6 years ago | Tasneem Nomanbhai

Landmark Rogers Park theater reopens

The former Village North Theater, which closed more than six months ago, reopened last night ats the New 400 Theater. Owners tried to preserve some historic features while updating the venue.

over 6 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

The Recyclery rolls into new Rogers Park home

The community bicycle shop, which refurbishes donated bikes for resale, is moving from its Evanston location to a storefront on the North Side.

over 6 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

Morse Theatre's future uncertain

The theater is closed until further notice while owners and managers hash out their differences.

over 6 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

Loyola students go to D.C. to ask for a greener nation

A group of 40 Loyola students takes a road trip to Washington, D.C., to join other young environmental activists in demanding green jobs and clean energy policies from the nation’s leadership.

almost 7 years ago | Marian Wang

Digital switch threaten's Chicago's Korean TV channel

KBC-TV and other local, low-power stations say they will lose viewers when the federally mandated switch to digital television kicks in this summer. Many low-power stations don't have the money to go digital.

almost 7 years ago | Justin Goh

City Council OK's move of Math and Science school to Clark Street site

The Chicago Mathematics and Science Academy is moving to a new location on Clark Street following City Council approval. Administrators, faculty and students are excited about more space.

almost 7 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

Rogers Park housing activist Mary Jane Haggerty dies

Rogers Park activist Mary Jane Haggerty is being remembered by friends as a tireless advocate for the downtrodden. She died last week after a long bout with cancer.

almost 7 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Rogers Park residents, police mobilize to fight gangs, public drunkenness

Rogers Parks residents are trying to get a handle on crime in some pockets of the neighborhood. They are coming up with ideas to deal with problems like drug and gang activity and public drinking.

7 years ago | Tasneem Nomanbhai

New Loyola office tries to boost community relations

Loyola University has created a program to reduce tensions between students looking for a good time and mature neighborhood residents.

7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Gale Community Center construction hurdles cleared

Contractors have made repairs to a buckled gym floor that delayed the opening of the Gale Community Center in Rogers Park. Melted snow seeped into the building during construction and caused damage to the floor at the center.

over 7 years ago | Tasneem Nomanbhai

Housing group faces budget cuts

Housing Opportunities for Women will have to cut back on services planned for a new 25-family building if its request for more state funding is not restored by the Illinois Senate.

over 7 years ago | Steven Chaitman

Alderman approves funding for RP theater

The project will use TIF money to replace the theater's facade and make other improvements to the building, which also houses a Thai restaurant, a Starbucks, and a bank.

over 7 years ago | Tasneem Nomanbhai