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RNA Urges Jewel Osco to Sell Locally-Made Products

by Sonya Jongsma Knauss The Riverwest Neighborhood Association (RNA) has voted to move ahead on a covenant with Jewel Osco that asks the grocery store not to sell any individual bottles or cans of beer, fortified wines, half-pints of liquor, or blunts, among other things. The RNA position statement, crafted in response to Jewel Osco’s […]

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Community Outing Association After School at COA Youth and Family Centers

By Tom Schneider, Executive Director, COA Every day after school, the Community Outing Association (COA) provides neighborhood youth a safe, positive place to learn and have fun, and record numbers of kids are coming. COA offers a structured program that begins with homework. Study after study proves that kids attending after-school programs get better grades, […]

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