Oak Park comes together to honor hometown ‘Golden Girl’ Betty White


By Jackie Walsh Medill Reports Although Betty White was considered a national treasure loved by all, she holds a special place in the hearts of Oak Park residents. The community gathered on Jan. 15 to celebrate White’s centennial birthday and life in the town where she was born. The event had been on the village’s […]

Chicago organizations push for city to clear dangerous icy sidewalks

By Raphael Hipos Medill Reports Many residents of Chicago are walking in the streets or taking a fall due to ice-clogged sidewalks as a result of the recent snowfall and freezing temperatures. Ellen Credille, 71, said the snowfall on Jan. 9 rendered the sidewalks in her neighborhood difficult to traverse. She added that her arm […]