The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductees for 2022 were selected from a slate of candidates submitted by Chicago’s LGBT community.
Life and Living
Lawmakers Answer Supreme Court Threat to LGBTQ+ Equality With Respect for Marriage Act
Members of Congress alarmed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent reversal on abortion rights and threats to other basic freedoms on Monday introduced legislation intended to ensure protections for LGBTQ+ and interracial marriages.
Park Forest Library Announces August Events: Tech for Seniors, Community Read, Medicare Fraud
The Park Forest Public Library offers two unique programs for seniors on technology and Medicare fraud prevention in August, and two books by acclaimed authors.
DBC Gifts of Love Holds Back-to-School Run/Walk-A-Thon
DBC Gifts of Love is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, July 23, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Vollmer Road Woods in Matteson.
Safety Tips for Pets During Excessive Heat
From Cook County Animal and Rabies Control Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control urges pet owners to take special precautions to protect the health and welfare of their pets during the heat advisory over the coming days. The department offers the following tips for[Read More…]
Latest Park Forest SSTI Rehab Effort Nears Completion
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Rehab work on the most recent South Suburban Trades Initiative (SSTI) house in Park Forest is nearing completion.
Park Forest to Host a TWO-DAY Pride Celebration
The Village of Park Forest will host a two-day Pride Weekend Celebration this summer. There will be held on Friday, June 10, and an outdoor family day on Saturday, June 11.
Heartstopper and Why Your Queer Friends Are a Bit More Cheery These Days
Do you have queer friends? You more than likely do, though they very well might have grown up trying to remain hidden, out of sight. That was the case for many of us who are part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Then came Heartstopper, only three weeks ago released on Netflix, and many of us felt joy, and cheer, and began to dream again, to hope, and heal.
Weatherization and Beyond Program Available to Village Residents
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Village of Park Forest and the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA) are offering a weatherization program for village residents on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. The weatherization program provides income-qualified residents[Read More…]
Cook County Unites Against Hate
A new symbol and pledge launch to show Cook County is welcoming to all Cook County, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined 14th District Cook County Commissioner Scott Britton to launch a new campaign to show Cook County is a welcoming place for all: “Cook County United Against[Read More…]