Help a Hitch Student in Their Battle Against a Brain Tumor

Help a Hitch Student in Their Battle Against a Brain Tumor

Amar is a sixth-grade student at Hitch Elementary school who enjoys basketball, comedy, and wants to be an engineer when he grows up. In May, Amar and his family received devastating news that he is suffering from a brain tumor on the lower part of his brain and along his entire spine, causing painful headaches and threatening his life.

His family found a specialist treatment facility in Texas that drastically increases his chances of overcoming this massive tumor and eventually returning home to Chicago where he can …

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Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Insurance Opens November 1

Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Insurance Opens November 1

2018 enrollment for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act opens on Wednesday, November 1.

2018 open enrollment is shorter than in previous years, so it’s important to act quickly. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2018 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

You can preview 2018 plans and prices now, and complete your enrollment beginning November 1.

For more information on open enrollment, important deadlines, and plans and prices, visit the Affordable Care Act website.

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PB45 Results are in!

PB45 Results are in!

Top Votes for PB45

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Apply to Become a Police Officer

Apply to Become a Police Officer

Are you looking to have a meaningful impact on your community? Becoming a police officer provides more than a great source of income, it also provides a great source of pride.

Now through October 16, the Chicago Police Department is accepting applications for those interested in making a lasting difference in their community. The Chicago Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Interested applicants must be 20 years old by December 31, 2017. If you’re interested, fill out a quick application at the Chicago Police Department’s website by October 16. The …

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Learn About This Year’s Participatory Budgeting Ballot Items, Vote Beginning October 16

Learn About This Year’s Participatory Budgeting Ballot Items, Vote Beginning October 16

In the spring, residents offered their ideas for this year’s ballot during five different neighborhood assemblies. Volunteer community representatives have been working hard since then to develop 15 projects for the 2018 ballot.

Community representatives and staff members will be at the Jefferson Park Sunday Market this Sunday, October 8, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pmat Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long, to let people know about the different projects on this year’s ballot.

Unable to attend the market? No problem! You can also view all the ballot items on the PB45 website. 45th Ward …

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