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Rogers Park Branch: A Look at Library Operations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Bina Wilens Flashback to March, a time of worldwide panic and uncertainty. Within our city of Chicago, the normally bustling streets became increasingly isolated...

Glenwood Sunday Market Opening This Weekend – Pre-order only

The popular Glenwood Sunday market, at 1241 W. Pratt in Rogers Park, opens this weekend for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown. The market,...

Congratulations, Sullivan High School Class of 2020

Sullivan High School in Rogers Park celebrated the Class of 2020 with a virtual commencement ceremony. Congratulations to all graduates, especially valedictorian Latoya Bledson. You can...

Edgewater

Loyola Student-Athlete Explains The Challenges of Playing Sports During Pandemic

By: Jimmy Lynch  Finding the motivation to play college sports when there are no games on the schedule for the foreseeable future might sound hard,...

Breaking the Status Quo: A Plan of Action to Eradicate Racism in Sorority Culture

By: Kamdyn Rhodes (a member of Kappa Delta) Loyola’s Kappa Delta Theta Upsilon Sorority works to eliminate racism and prejudice within sorority culture in light...

Rogers Park Branch: A Look at Library Operations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Bina Wilens Flashback to March, a time of worldwide panic and uncertainty. Within our city of Chicago, the normally bustling streets became increasingly isolated...

Senn High School

Senn’s Cullinane Honored by Walgreens as Outstanding Teacher

Senn High School journalism teacher Michael Cullinane is one of four teachers being honored by Walgreens for "going above and beyond their ordinary duties...

Two Rogers Parkers Named 2020 Cubs Scholars

Two high school students from Rogers Park, including one from Nicholas Senn High School, have been named Cubs Scholars for 2020. Alyssa Marshall, a student...

Senn Students Making the Best

If you're wondering how students at Senn High School are doing, the very talented team at Senn TV (featuring several RogersEdgeReporter journalists!) offer a...

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Arts & Entertainment

Howard Street Chalk Art Festival Cancelled

The latest social casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic is a new but popular Rogers Park festival of chalk art, which had been scheduled for July 18. Organizers said the event was cancelled out of...

New 400 Hosts 4-20 Scott Pilgrim Online Movie Party

The New 400 Theatre in Rogers Park was good at engaging with customers before the coronavirus outbreak. That hasn't changed. The theatre, located at 6746 N. Sheridan, is urging customers to join them for live...

Raven Theatre’s “A Doll’s House” Worth a Look

Raven Theatre masterfully tells the classic story of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” demonstrating the importance of individuality, and how choosing one’s path is better than living a lie.  At the beginning of the play,...

Public Safety

Rogers Park Firefighter Dies of Coronavirus

The first Chicago firefighter to die from COVID-19 was a well-respected, longtime member of Truck Company 25 in Rogers Park. Mario Araujo, 49, was an 18-year veteran of the department, most of that time served...

Lakefront Parks Closed

Frustrated by an alarming lack of compliance with social distancing guidelines in city parks, especially the lakefront, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the parks closed, effective at 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Ald. Harry Osterman (48th)...

Loyola Academy Cancels School for Second Day Over Coronavirus Exposure

Loyola Academy in Wilmette has will remain closed Tuesday, after a student reported exposure to someone who tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Jesuit high school, which draws about half its 2,000 students from the...