Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

The Amor de Dios food pantry in Little Village, run by Pastor Ramiro Rodriguez, positively connects to those in the community. It has also been a source of fulfillment and assurance during these unprecedented times and, as of today, May 24, 2021, continues that mission. A couple of months ago, a teenage boy, Adam Toledo, […]

Toddler in Little Village Among the 48 Shooting Victims in Chicagoland

Toddler in Little Village Among the 48 Shooting Victims in Chicagoland

Little Village was among the Chicago communities this weekend affected by violence throughout the city — 48 shootings. Approximately five people were fatally wounded; the other 43 other victims survived, as reported by ABC News on Monday, May 17, 2021. This weekend alone, Chicago police reported six shootings involving wounded minors. Since the beginning of […]

CFD’s First Female Commissioner Appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot

CFD’s First Female Commissioner Appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot

The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) gained its first female commissioner at a graduation ceremony this past Friday.  On May 14, 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot appointed Annette Nance-Holt as the first woman to head the Chicago Fire Department. A 30-year veteran of CFD, Nance-Holt was chosen to lead the department in 2018 as the first deputy […]