In Memory of Sid Hamper’s Stewardship 

By Grace Kuikman & Olivia DeSmit   Sid Hamper, president emeritus of the John H. Vanderpoel Art Association, passed away August 25, at the age of 92. Sid and his wife of […]

PAC News Cosme Park

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with the Leprechaun Chase and other activities at Maggie Cosme Park, 9201 S. Longwood Dr., Sat., Mar. 11. The suggested donation is $5 […]

How to Start a Block Party  

  By Mark Kinsella  Sometimes, it only takes one person to make neighbors realize they are more than fellow block residents who may be just a wave of a hand or […]

Remembering Brian Piccolo 

  For the people who remember Chicago Bears #41 Brian Piccolo, the news that he passed away 50 years ago this month may be a stunning reminder of the tragedy […]

St. John Fisher Gym Named for Conner Lowry

St, John Fisher Gym Named for Conner Lowry  At a ceremony held in late January, the gymnasium at St. John Fisher School was dedicated to and named for Conner T. Lowry as he was […]

Ladder Up Offers Tax Return Assistance 

Ladder Up Offers Tax Return Assistance  Founded in 1994, City-Wide Tax Assistance Program provided free tax return preparation services and college financial aid assistance. In 2008, the organization adopted the name […]


By Caroline Connors  A community-led initiative to revitalize the Western Avenue business district in Beverly/Morgan Park is underway following a community meeting hosted by the Morgan Park Beverly Hills Business Association (MPBHBA) in […]