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The Neighborhood Files
Bailey McGrath, a student at Bloom Trail, walks for her 7th-grade teacher.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
Four buildings, all of which are either fire damaged or abandoned, were approved for demolition by the Chicago Heights city council on April 15. Most of the costs for the work will be covered by a $300,000 grant from Cook County.
Arts, The Neighborhood Files
Find out what's falling out of Redbox kiosks in the area most frequently this week, April 13-20.
The Chicago Heights Housing Task Force is hosting a New Beginnings Housing fair on Saturday, April 20. The event is designed to help homeowners better understand the housing market.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files
More than 250 Bloom Trail High School students spread across Chicago Heights to donate time to the community and help fellow residents and businesses. The day was part of the school's 'Be the Good,' initiative.
Business, The Neighborhood Files
Located at 112 S. Halsted Street, this space offers ample opportunity for a potential business to succeed. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here?
The Chicago Heights Public Library is honoring National Library Week, April 15–19. In honor of the event, the library will host a canned food drive to benefit the community. Anyone bringing in a canned item will receive $1 off any late fees.
McEldowney Park, the oldest park in the Heights, is in need of a little maintenance and upkeep and the Chicago Heights Park District is inviting residents to help out. The McEldowney Park Work Day will take place Saturday, April 13.
TALK continues to grow, and now with its non-for-profit status approved, plans to expand even more in the Southland.
Artist Jay Allen and several Southland dignitaries installed a new mural dedicated to the history of Lincoln Highway. The new mural is located at 137 E. 14th Street, at the Chicago Heights Water Department.
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