The new runway opened in October 2013, prompting tens of thousands of complaints about jet noise.
Jet noise complaints soared more than 8 percent from July to August, according to data released Friday.
From races to conventions and clean-up efforts, there's something for everyone to do this weekend.
Judie Simpson said she was shocked by the noise measurements made from her Northwest Side backyard.
The event begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and benefits Special Olympics Illinois.
The South Side neighbors joined the Northwest Side-based Fair Allocation in Runways Coalition.
Thousands of runners are expected to head to O'Hare Oct. 5 for the O'Hare 5K on the Runway race.
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley said the original study was a failure, and called for FAA officials to re-do it.
The announcement came a day after a report showing complaints about jet noise soared from March to July.
Jet noise complaints soared 150 percent during the summer months, according to data released Friday.
The four-legged maintenance crew is back at the airport for its second season of grazing/weed-whacking.
The deadline for homeowners in Jefferson Township to appeal their property taxes is Sept. 4.
Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th) said residents of his ward have been "struggling" to cope with jet noise.
The extra monitors will help city officials gather data about the new runway's effect on area residents.
A civic coalition said Rahm Emanuel needs to do more to stop the jet noise over the Northwest Side.
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