Chicago Park District Employees To Show Proof Of Vaccination By December 15The park district said employees who don't show proof of vaccination will be required to undergo regular testing.
Park District Board Taps Former City Business Affairs Commissioner Rosa Escareno As Interim CEO In Wake Of Mike Kelly's OusterKelly resigned Saturday, just hours after Mayor Lightfoot called on the Park District Board to fire him over his handling of a sex abuse scandal involving lifeguards at the city's beaches and pools.
Chicago Park District CEO Mike Kelly Resigns After Mayor Lori Lightfoot Said He Should Be Fired Over Handling Of Lifeguard Sex Abuse Scandal"The culture of sexual abuse, harassment, and coercion that has become pervasive within the District’s Aquatics Department lifeguard program ... is unacceptable," Lightfoot said in a statement.
Teens Take To The Waves In Lake Michigan To Learn New Type Of SailingSome aspiring young sailors made waves on the lakefront on Saturday.
Chicago Weather: High Waves Expected Along Lakefront; Beaches ClosedThe Chicago Park District is reminding Chicagoans that beaches are closed for the rest of the year.
Mother Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Park District After 19-Year-Old Son Miguel Cisneros DrownsHer son, Miguel Cisneros died at Pratt Pier in Rogers Park last month.
After Complaints For Some Time, Playground At Marquette Park Fixed Fast After CBS 2 Calls Ald. David Moore And He Takes ActionParents say damage to a Chicago Lawn neighborhood playground is a danger to their kids – so why was it taking so long to repair? As CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Tuesday night, one social media post and email to an alderman later, there is now a fix.
Chicago Park District Inspector General Elaine Little Resigns Amid Probe Into Sexual Harassment, Abuse Among LifeguardsChicago Park District Inspector General Elaine Little resigned Tuesday, amid an ongoing investigation into widespread sexual harassment targeting female lifeguards.
Park District To Install Some Life Rings On Lakefront, But Safety Advocates Say Pilot Program Falls ShortThe Chicago Park District announced Friday its plans to install life preserver equipment and increased signage at select sanctioned swimming locations prior to the 2022 beach season.
Vigil Held For Lake Michigan Drowning Victim Miguel Cisneros As Mother Issues Another Plea For Life Rings on Lake MichiganA vigil was held in Rogers Park Tuesday night for Miguel Cisneros, who drowned last month in Lake Michigan off Pratt Pier.
Mother Fights To Get Life Rings On Chicago's Lakefront After Son Drowns Near Pratt PierA sign at Pratt Pier recommends throwing a life ring if someone is in trouble, but there is no life ring in sight.
After Son Drowns Off Pratt Pier In Rogers Park, Mother To Meet With Park District To Push For Life Rings On Chicago LakefrontA grieving mother will meet with Chicago Park District officials on Friday about a live-saving issue that is close to her heart.
Near North Neighbors Say Stalled Construction Project Has Turned Seward Park Into An Overgrown, Neglected MessSeward Park is supposed to be a place for recreation and for kids to play – but instead, it’s full of trash, drug baggies, and brick piles.
Two Top Chicago Park District Managers Suspended Amid Probe Of Sexual Harassment, Abuse Of LifeguardsAn investigation into widespread sexual harassment of female lifeguards has resulted in disciplinary action against 42 Chicago Park District employees, including two high-level managers.
With Chicago Park District Weeks Away From Turning On All Water Fountains, Marathoners Forced To Adapt Training Regimens“I’ve ran in Starbucks and asked for three cups of the venti waters,” Kayla Jane McLaughlin said.