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BOTY celebrates community heroes

Back of the Yards residents came together on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to celebrate heroes of the community. Mauricio Hernandez, 19, was one of more than 15 youth in attendance at the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) Quarterly Council Meeting, where four 9th District police officers and Back of the Yards business owner Ricardo […]

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9th District Commander Speaks on Plans to Increase Community Involvement, Safer Neighborhoods

In spite of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent deployment of police officers, 9th District Commander David Jarmusz is juggling with the lack of resources while making residents and community stakeholders the centerpiece of his new plan. While the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is being budgeted for fewer policemen, Jarmusz is taking resources from his offices to […]

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Peace Walk at Fulton Elementary School

Students, staff and parents of Fulton Elementary School came together on Thursday Nov. 17 to spread the message of peace and demand an end to street violence. Walking through the streets around 53rd and Hermitage, the peace walk was meant to be a reminder to students and residents to remain vigilant of the neighborhood, according […]