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Letter from BYNC President Craig Chico regarding the passing of Don Jose Zaragoza

August 12, 2015   Dear BYNC Friends, Family and Supporters: It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that today we lost a valued member of the BYNC family. Jose Zaragoza, our beloved Senior Shuttle Bus driver, lost his battle with late-stage cancer this morning. For over 20 years, Jose provided transportation to […]

Letter from BYNC President Craig Chico regarding the passing of Maestro Salvador Cisneros

August 12, 2015   Dear BYNC Friends, Family and Supporters: It is with much difficulty that I inform you of the untimely death of one of our most cherished and valued employees. Maestro Salvador Cisneros, who, over the course of his 18 year tenure at BYNC touched the lives of thousands of children, parents and […]

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Note from our publisher: Reflecting on five years of print and the future of The Gate

Dear Readers, It’s been a great five plus years of The Gate. We’ve reported on elections, presidents, governors, mayors, aldermen and elected officials. We’ve reported on redistricting, a new high school and police commanders. We’ve reported on immigration, fiestas, artisans and economic development. Most of all, we have told stories about the people of the […]

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A letter from the BYNC president

  This year the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council will embark on its 75th year of service, giving us a chance to reflect on the past, think about the present and plan for the future. This milestone is a reminder of how influential the organization has been throughout the years. The BYNC was formed […]