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Free tax prep offered in NCP neighborhoods 4/26/2011
Residents of five NCP neighborhoods and four others in Chicago once again had the opportunity to seek free tax preparation help in 2011.
NCP and the 2010 Census 3/3/2011

Most shrank, some steadied, but all NCP neighborhoods can learn much from 2010 Census data  

Neighborhoods salute beginning of school 9/11/2010
Community organizations in three NCP neighborhoods on August 28 took advantage of the waning days of summer to help residents gear up for the challenges and opportunities that a new fall season inevitably presents. Vacations are over, school’s beginning, life goes on.
Hot town enjoys Hoops, markets, festivals 8/6/2010
Summer in the city has meant no shortage of outdoor activities in NCP neighborhoods.
Microbusinesses survive in tough times 7/23/2010
Microbusinesses employing no more than five people in NCP neighborhoods are fighting the economic tide to survive and even thrive amidst recession with help from small business loans from non-traditional sources.
Gentle Wash cleans up in West Haven 7/23/2010
A $5,000 loan and plenty of hustle has grown mobile car-wash business.
West Haven Heroes: Howard Pizer and Jerry Reinsdorf 11/17/2009
The community heroes saluted by the New Communities Program lead agencies and their partners are the ones doing the heavy lifting, often with little acknowledgement or reward.
Youth paint school mural, explore selves 9/11/2009
The West Haven “Phoenix Rising” mural on the back wall of Victor Herbert Elementary School facing Touhy Herbert Park looked faded, chipped, warped and slumped over earlier this summer, but soon it will rise again and look just like new.
Pete’s will bring Fresh to Madison & Western 9/3/2009
Residents of Chicago’s Near West Side will be able to shop at a full-service grocery store for the first time in four decades when Pete’s Fresh Market opens in 2011.
West Side grocery contenders make pitches 5/8/2009
About 200 West Side residents and other stakeholders heard presentations May 6 at Crane High School from representatives of three grocery chains that would like to locate on the three-acre plot at the southeast corner of Madison and Western.

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