Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients; 'We Were All Very Thrilled'Eyes across the Chicago area turned to the sky midday on Tuesday, as seven Blue Angels jets roared overhead in a patriotic salute to healthcare workers, first responders, essential workers, and COVID-19 patients.
With COVID-19 Restrictctions, Evanston School Honors Its Grads With Signs, Special Messages"It's such a rough way to end high school for them. This is an emotional time, and anything I can do to connect with students means the world to me."
With COVID-19, The Show Goes On (Lawns) For Evanston Musicians"Unlike restaurants, unlike retail, we don't have a product that can be carried out and picked up curbside."
Cougar May Be On The Prowl In Gurnee"I've seen coyotes but they have long noses and this has a big cat face."
The Rent Is Due Soon, But Can All Tenants Affected By COVID-19 Afford To Pay?
Help Wanted: Contact Tracers To Track Down COVID-19 Cases And The People They Connected WithThey want to understand who you are, why you are calling them, how you got their contact information. They have a lot of questions. They are concerned about their well being and their safety."
Navigating A Chicago Loan Program For Businesses Suffering Due To COVID-19"Yes it's absolutely frightening, I have to say."
Hospitals Take Huge Financial Hits Because Of COVID-19"It has an impact on the viability of the entire community."
What To Do To Get In On The Second Round Of PPP Loans"This is not is not a time to give up. This is a time to be resilient steadfast and persistent. Stay prepared so you don't have to get prepared."
With COVID-19 PPP Loans Drying Up, Businesses Owners Worry About What's NextIn less than two weeks, every penny of the Paycheck Protection Program's $349 billion dollars has been spoken for. Business owners have detailed to CBS 2 how complicated and ever changing the application process was.
Englewood Business Owner On Life After COVID-19: 'This Something The Community Wants To Be A Part Of'He said he's anxious to come back, not just to earn a living, but to also continue serving a neighborhood that needs every business it can hold on to.
COVID-19 Bailout Money Might Not Be Enough; 'We'd Have To Consider Making Cuts'"We don't know how many businesses are going to reopen fully. Some may not reopen."
Chicago's Small Business Owners Wait For Help From The City 'Expenses Piling Up'The city's Small Business Resiliency Fund totals $100 million. It provides emergency loans of up to $50,000 to businesses with 50 employees or fewer, with 50% going to payroll. Around 6,500 have applied for their share.
Despite COVID-19 Social Distancing, Suburban Teens Touch Seniors With Kindness"I just wanted to make one of them happy, make one of them smile. That was my only goal."
Chicago Small Businesses Need Help To Keep Shops Afloat 'It's A Race Against Time'The wait for assistance could come as early as Friday, or perhaps a few weeks away.