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1st of April 2019

Chicago Park District Spring Break Camp | April 15 – 19

The Chicago Park District is hosting a Spring Break Camp from April 15 -19, 2019.  This camp allows children the opportunity to spend the day with kids their age, in a fun and supervised environment. Children participate in recreational activities, arts and crafts, sports and other fun activities. Camps available for ages 5 to 15. […]

27th of February 2019

IRS: Don’t Be a Victim to a “Ghost” Tax Return Preparer

During the 2019 tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers to avoid unethical tax return preparers, known as ghost preparers. By law, anyone who is paid to prepare or assist in preparing federal tax returns must have a valid 2019 Preparer Tax Identification Number, or PTIN. Paid preparers must sign the return and […]

13th of February 2019

IRS.gov is the first place to go for tax help

Taxpayers are encouraged to visit IRS.gov for helpful tax information and tools that can make filing taxes easier. Here are some things taxpayers can do when they visit IRS.gov: • Use IRS Free File. Taxpayers with income of $66,000 or less can file using free brand-name tax software through IRS Free File. Those who earned […]

20th of December 2018

ComEd Partners with HFS Scholars to Provide Real-World STEM Education

CHICAGO (Dec. 6, 2018) –  Fifty economically disadvantaged high school freshmen from throughout Chicagoland have begun a five-month seminar that will introduce them to the fundamentals of energy, smart city technologies, and sustainability and help put them on the path toward science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. Sponsored by ComEd and the HFS Chicago Scholars, […]

22nd of October 2018

CARA ‘Fall ‘Go Run Series – Humboldt Park

Join us at Humboldt Park every Saturday at 9 am for the Fall ‘Go Run Series!! We meet up at Little Cubs Field and people can run either a free timed 5k run or a free 1 mile run!! You may sign up online or sign up onsite! Please visit www.gorunchicago.org for more information!! Any […]

28th of June 2018

Open houses for the ON TO 2050 regional plan

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is nearing completion of the ON TO 2050 comprehensive regional plan, which proposes strategies for addressing the region’s long-term challenges in economic development, transportation, land use, and the environment.  A draft of the plan is available for public comment until August 14. CMAP invites residents to regional open houses […]

11th of April 2018

ComEd Expands Job Training Program to Increase Minority Employment Opportunities

ComEd has brought together 38 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and eight social service agencies for the sixth year of CONSTRUCT, a jobs training program that increases employment opportunities for minorities in Chicago and northern Illinois neighborhoods.  A record 108 students will go through the nine-week program and receive training and information needed to […]

17th of August 2017

Job training opportunities coming to Illinois under Future Energy Jobs Act

The Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA), legislation passed by the Illinois Legislature in 2016 and effective June 1, 2017, allocates $10 million every four years in 2017, 2021, and 2025 — a total of $30 million —for solar pipeline training programs, craft apprenticeships and multicultural training for individuals from diverse and/or underserved backgrounds. ComEd recently filed the FEJA Jobs Training […]

How to Get Tax Transcripts & Copies of Tax Returns from the IRS

-Click for Español  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their software provider or tax preparer. Prior year tax returns are available from IRS for a fee. For those that need tax transcripts, however, IRS can help. Transcripts […]

24th of July 2017

Job training program has grads excited about their future

Brandon Taylor isn’t looking for a job; he’s looking for a career. “I’m looking for a career to better myself,” he says. “I’m ready to take care of business.” Brandon is one of 95 recent graduates of the Construct program’s spring class, the largest since the program started in 2013. He and his classmates completed nine […]