Teen Photo Workshop Leads to McKinley Park Exhibition

Published September 1, 2021

Teen photographers focused on McKinley Park's flora and fauna in a program from the Coalition for a Better Chinese-American Community and The Nature Conservancy, with a photo exhibition coming up on Saturday, September 4.

  • Photography program comes from the Coalition for a Better Chinese-American Community and The Nature Conservancy.
  • Teens get trained in nature photography, identifying native species.
  • View the results of the program at the Teen Photography Exhibition on Saturday, September 4, in the McKinley Park field house.

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Emissions Testing, Tracking Targets MAT Asphalt, Neighborhood Air Quality

Published August 29, 2021

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency testing at MAT Asphalt seeks to precisely measure the plant's emissions, while new sensors from Microsoft Research offer real-time information on neighborhood air quality.

  • MAT Asphalt emissions tested by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency in late July.
  • Microsoft Research and JCDecaux roll out new neighborhood air testing sensors at bus stops.
  • Results still pending for MAT Asphalt testing; IEPA mum on testing at other asphalt plants.

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Redistricting Commission Provides Taste of Potential Ward Boundaries

Published August 27, 2021

Will McKinley Park be split apart or stay whole in the coming redistricting of Chicago's wards? The Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission explored ward boundaries on Thursday, August 26, at Horizon Science Academy - McKinley Park.

  • New ward boundaries scrutinized at redistricting hearing on Thursday, August 26, at Horizon Science Academy - McKinley Park.
  • First draft map splits McKinley Park Community Area into two wards.
  • Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commissioners agree to consider testimony to "keep McKinley Park whole."

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Police Issue Alert for Missing Teen

Published August 26, 2021

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Missing 13-year-old Angelia Corona-Lindsey was last seen at midnight on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at South Western Avenue and West Pershing Road adjacent to McKinley Park.

  • 13-year-old Angelina Corona-Lindsay has been reported missing since midnight on Tuesday, August 24.
  • Teen-ager last seen in vicinity of  South Western Avenue and West Pershing Road wearing a black hoodie.
  • Anyone with info is asked to call 911 or Chicago Police Department detectives.

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Broadband Program, Chinese-American Coalition Bring Better Internet To McKinley Park Families

Published August 24, 2021

The Connected Chicago program from Chicago Public Schools is supporting neighborhood families' Internet access with support and translation help from the Coalition for a Better Chinese-American Community.

  • Connected Chicago program from Chicago Public Schools provides free Internet for qualified students and their families.
  • Coalition for a Better Chinese-American Community provides support and translation help as a partner organization.
  • High-speed broadband Internet needed for both remote schooling and regular homework.

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