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Archive for December, 2015

Berwyn rises to top of Cook County (and beats inflation) for income growth

According to a study by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and as reported by Crain’s Chicago Business, income growth in metro Chicago has lagged the nation, but just how much depends on where you live. The good news is that Berwyn township has weathered the post-recession storm quite well, topping Cook County for median income growth! At 10.8% income growth, Berwynmore »

Berwyn Donates Condo to Disabled Army Vet and Family

Read coverage from Fox 32 News here. The City of Berwyn honored a US Army disabled service member by donating a two bedroom condo to him and his family. Through a partnership with the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and the City of Berwyn, a soldier and his family will finally have a permanent residence to call home. On Decembermore »

Berwyn Holiday Fund Prepares Christmas Dinner for Families in Need

For the seventh straight year, the Berwyn Holiday Fund is set to deliver over 400 Christmas dinners to area families this Saturday, December 19. Beginning at 9:00am at the Liberty Cultural Center in Berwyn, volunteers will pack over $18,000 worth of food into boxes and then deliver them across the City of Berwyn to families in need. “Sometimes we tendmore »

8 Independent Coffee Shops Every Berwynner Must Try

Find the perfect cup of joe! While Berwyn now offers Starbucks at Cermak Road & Harlem Ave and other chain coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonald’s and 7-Eleven, there are many unique independent coffee shops as well. Check out some of their specialty drink offerings to enjoy this holiday season! AVITO CAFFE 6510 W Ogden Ave The Drink: Super Protein Espresso Smoothie Why it’s Delicious: Blended,more »

Berwyn South School District 100 offering pro-trans policies, outreach

Excerpt from article in Windy City Times: Berwyn South School District 100 holds the distinction of being the first K-8 school district in Illinois to pass a comprehensive administrative procedure to support transgender students. This procedure is tailored to each student’s needs and takes into account the entire school day, including gender-specific facilities and sports teams. Several people vetted the policy,more »