LCMH Commits to Patient Safety and High Reliability

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) recently embarked on the journey toward High Reliability. A High Reliability Organization (HRO) is an organization that has succeeded in avoiding catastrophes in their environment.   According […]

Realizing How Green Our Grass Is

This Thanksgiving, I found myself noticing more about who was present in our neighborhood. Watching kids and cousins return to visit for a meal, a day, a week. Sure, I’m at BAPA now, so it […]

School News

Sutherland Student is Beverly Library’s Top Reader   Nora Rogozinski, a 4th grader at Sutherland School, read over 1500 minutes over the summer, earning her the title of highest Summer Learning Challenge Reader […]

A Tiny Coffee Bar With a Big Mission

By Grace Kuikman  Nate Hollister and his sister Gretta Dertinger have a shared passion that set them on a mission to open a tiny specialty coffee bar in the 95th Street Metra Station.   Hollister, an architect, moved to Beverly/Morgan Park four […]

Neighborhood Notes

Document Shredding. Document shredding for 19th Ward residents will be offered Sat., Dec. 1, 9 to 11 a.m., St. Barnabas School parking lot, 10121 S. Longwood Dr. Free. Documents are […]

Holiday Happenings

Visits with Santa & Family Fun  Christmas Trees at the Castle: Beverly Unitarian Church continues a long tradition selling Christmas trees the first two weekends in December. Sat., Dec. 1 […]

Baker Shares Tips for Delectable Holiday Cookies

By Kristin Boza  Don’t even try to diet during the holidays, especially if you make Wendy Gonzales’ snowball cookie recipe. Like most holiday bakers, Gonzales learned the art of baking while […]

BAPA Member Profiles

We’re BAPA Members. Are You?  Ryan Steinbach & Steve English, The Blossom Boys  “Ten years ago we discovered this mysterious place called Beverly, intrigued by a flower shop for sale. Like too […]

Going Green: Ecofriendly Christmas Ideas

By Mary Jo Viero  Foil and glitter can’t be recycled. Plastic is bad for the earth. Things that say “disposable” most of the time aren’t.   How can we celebrate the […]

BAPA Board Profile: Thomas Chomicz

Thomas Chomicz got involved with the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) through former BAPA board member Steve Murphy. The two served together on the Smith Senior Living board of directors, […]