Arts & Culture
Harvey has never had Indian representation in government. The Vohra family is trying to change that.
The city's Indian community has nearly quadrupled in numbers since it began growing in the early 1970s. But in the 50 years since, no Indian person in Harvey has ever been elected to office.
The fabulous life of Emma Jean Taylor
“I’m proud the Lord kept me all these years to see my kids raised up and help people.” Harvey's Emma J. Taylor celebrates her 100th birthday and reflects on a century of family and service.
Meeting recap: Rain check on new HVAC system at Harvey Public Library after trustees break quorum
Twenty minutes after the meeting began, officials were required to adjourn because they no longer had the required attendance to conduct city business after one trustee abruptly left the virtual meeting.
"Brunch with Bishop" coming to Harvey kids this weekend
Citizens United for Harvey Youth and Universal Baptist Church are co-hosting the free food and entertainment event to spread holiday cheer Saturday, December 17.
Community and faith leaders take back the night for Harvey's youth
Citizens for Harvey Youth hosted an outdoor movie night under the stars to get youth off the phones and talking with one another. “It’s welcoming and engaging. We’re out sitting together like we’re at home,” one member said.
'Julius the dot is free'
Riding high from his new "About Damn Time..." mixtape series, local music producer J.Phree is unapologetically switching gears to write the most authentic chapter of his life, yet.
"Harvey's Got Talent" extravaganza highlights young performers for back-to-school season
The newly formed Citizens United for Harvey's Youth, a local community group, held their inaugural talent show to highlight young people and connect them to better opportunities.
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[PHOTOS] No fences or police: The From the 'Go Fest is a new model to reimagine the concert experience
True Star Media, a media company that explores youth people to careers in media and journalism, launched the event last year. “It’s really all about to connect young people, provide spaces for them to have fun—showcase their talents,” True Star co-founder DeAnna Sherman recently said about the festival's origins.
As youth programs dwindle, one local group is putting a spotlight on the city's young entertainers
Citizens United for Harvey's Youth wants to affirm young people, whom they say have been pushed into invisibility. "It is our position as parents, former educators and citizens of Harvey that amidst the political struggles that Harvey has faced, the needs of the children have been disregarded."
PHOTOS: House music, an auto show, and parade mark fourth of July weekend festivities citywide
Both the Harvey Park District and city officials treated residents to Independence Day events.
Your ultimate guide to south suburban events: Fairs, festivals, activities to celebrate summer 2022
The HWH is rounding up events from all over the south suburbs so you eat, dance the night away, listen to live music, and more this summer.
Behind the (almost) botched haircut that made "the Wright artist" an Instagram icon
And the humility that makes him "an average person."
Two years into pandemic, in-person community resource fair returns to Gloria Taylor Center
"We're hoping that people find information that is needed and of value to them," an event organizer previously told the HWH.
A look inside Restoration Ministries, reimagining "what we could be" for over 30 years
As the 1980s crack epidemic raged on, a symbol of hope blossomed.
Amoz Wright and the art of healing
When he was growing up, they told him to go into business so he could make money. But for the Dixmoor native and visual artist, money and fame weren't on his shortlist. It was healing for all.
Chicago journalist Vee Harrison is certain 'Hood Healing' will deliver us from intergenerational trauma
The veteran journalist's latest book is an anthology with some of Chicago's leading voices in media. Harrison discussed the book and her family's Harvey connections with the HWH.
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