Long’s Bakery reopens after month-long closure

May 3, 2020 SST

A long line of customers standing six feet apart from one another waited in front of Long’s Bakery at 2301 E. Southport Road early Friday morning in anticipation of its reopening. Long’s voluntarily closed its […]


A heart for the homeless

March 12, 2020 SST

By Nancy Price Several years ago, Thomas “Tag” Griffin, a Garfield Park resident, read a Facebook post from a friend requesting help to move a group of local homeless people; they were facing eviction from […]


A judgment-free zone for the hungry

October 24, 2019 SST

By Angela Morefield One of the biggest problems people face is that they might be going hungry, or without food for their family at all. Some might not even seek help because of fear of […]


A teacher of teachers

August 29, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Gina Kuntz-Fleming grew up on the Southside. She attended Holy Name Catholic School, graduated from Roncalli High School and got her degree from what was then Marian College (now Marian University). She […]