Saint Xavier University raises money for scholarship fund at annual President's Ball.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Girl Scouts express appreciation for "Leader Moms" with ice cream social.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Here is a list of organizations helping the victims of Monday's devastating tornado in Moore, Okla.
Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide Tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact Associate Regional Editor Lauren Traut, at firstname.lastname@example.org. —Original reporting by John Ness.
Cook County Department of Public Health warns of secondhand smoke dangers to children.
Print journalism thrives at Marist High School in Chicago
Sunday, May 19, 2013
A Chicago-area man didn't let becoming paralyzed at the age of 21 stop him from coaching football and running for public office. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
Everything you need to know about painting your house: stripping, powerwashing, fixing damaged wood and choosing paint colors. Sponsored by Home Depot.
Some people are destined to draw more attention than others, apparently.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It's been a long week. You need a pick-me-up.
Friday's here. Thank goodness. One more day of work, and that's it. Here's a little inspiration to get you through to Saturday. For more than a month now, Patch and Grape-Nuts have teamed up to present stories about your neighbors, neighbors who have faced challenges that would seem insurmountable to many of us. But not to the people we've featured in this series, Journeys. Not surprisingly, the stories have generated dozens of comments on Patch and on Facebook: "Great story..." "Thanks for sharing..." "So wonderfully inspiring..." And, so, here they are again. Great stories shared to inspire. Take a look at what these people have faced. Then click on the story to see their responses. And feel better about your tough week. Pit Bull …
Someone looks pretty spiffy. What's this pup thinking?
Patch readers, you're up! We need your wit, creativity and animal psychic abilities to craft the perfect caption for the next edition of our pet photo caption challenge! Suggest your caption in the Comments section below. Comments will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. The winner will be announced Thursday, May 23. The author of the winning caption and pet owner can find a Patch-branded version of the photo, with the caption inserted included in the next week's edition. Congratulations to James, who won last week's edition, Caption This: A Pup Cools Off. I'm busy. Go fetch it yourself. Have a photo you'd like captioned in future editions? Add it to our collection and your pet will be featured in weeks to come! Remember: