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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    MODIFYING THE EXISTING WIRELESS INSTALLATION: INSTALL (3) NEW 1900MHZ PANEL ANTENNAS; INSTALL (3) NEW 1900MHZ RRU(S), INSTALL (1) NEW DU IN EXISTING MMBS AS PER PLANS SITE #: CH60XC129 PREVIOUS APP #: 100437742

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Man arrested after swallowing pot during traffic stop

...of marijuana during a traffic stop early Friday morning.Officers pulled over Roger Scott in 3200-block of Harlem at 1:34 a.m. Friday when he was observed driving 22 mph in a...

    Man arrested after swallowing pot during traffic stop
    Police in west suburban Riverside arrested a 46-year-old man after he swallowed a large chunk of marijuana during a traffic stop early Friday morning.
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Aug 22

  • A New Pencil to Start a New Year

    Mrs. McCarthy is asking for $497.93:
    My students need school supplies for math class. They need colored paper for class, colorful pencils, and dry erase markers for classwork.
    Locke Elementary School Comment

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Updated Aug 21

CPS Announces Revised Bus Stops for SY 15-16

2828 N Oak Park Ave

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2625 N Orchard St

630 E 131st St

8505 S Ingleside Ave

8045 S Kenwood Ave

10354 S Charles St

2828 N Kilbourn Ave

7650 S Wolcott Ave

5025 N Laramie Ave

25 W 47th St

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9101 S Euclid Ave

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7050 S May St

7355 S Jeffery Blvd

3800 N New England Ave

932 N Central Ave

2701 W Foster Ave

2035 N Mobile Ave

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3000 N Mango Ave

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2541 W 80th St

5740 S Michigan Ave

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2450 W Rice St

1045 S Monitor Ave

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32 E 115th St

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535 E 35th St

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330 E 133rd St

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    CPS Announces Revised Bus Stops for SY 15-16
    For students, this change will mean traveling an additional two blocks on average to reach their bus stop. Families have been notified of their children's new stop, which in most cases is the bus stop nearest to their home. If they have concerns about their child's assignment, however, parents may choose another nearby option.
    http://www.cps.edu

  • Sandy in EdgeGlen EdgeGlen since 1987

    CJ, they’re not using the bus-cutting savings to hire more or better teachers. Casey, when my son was in high school the state was still reimbursing for transit, but that was over a decade ago so you may be correct.

  • @CJ Gladstone.... I may be wrong, but based on memory the CPS busing budget is c $50 million ?? annually. IMO if busing was not a cost item that $50million would not be appropriated and spent on anything.

    Back Story from memory = Chicago arrived at the current busing situation...

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    @CJ Gladstone.... I may be wrong, but based on memory the CPS busing budget is c $50 million ?? annually. IMO if busing was not a cost item that $50million would not be appropriated and spent on anything.

    Back Story from memory = Chicago arrived at the current busing situation this way: Someplace c. 1965 Chicago's public schools were found to be separate and unequal, with substantially more being spent on neighborhood schools in white neighborhoods than schools in black neighborhoods (Hispanics, Asians and others did not register at the time). The school system was told to level the spending but that proved too hard to do in an acceptable way. So the court decided to let parents bus their kids to a school of choice, making the disparate spending patterns less motivating/source of complaint. White percentage of students in the system went into rapid decline and now is someplace c 11 - 13% (depends on who's stats you believe). So the courts recently said there was no longer a reason to bus for integration & level spending. But the bus habit remains because some schools/areas are deemed more desirable than others. And by direct awareness in some cases the long bus ride constitutes a free baby sitting service. TL:DR = the CPS tries to budget educational program costs uniformly across the whole City. Separate from that the buses cost c. $50 millions?? a year because of parents chasing after schools with better reputations --- which might or might not be factually supported depending on the compared schools.

    TL:TL:DR Busing is not cutting into staffing.

Aug 21

Aug 21

Sports-themed mural to be dedicated in Rosemont

The artwork will be dedicated and the artists honored at 1:30 p.m. Saturday during a ceremony with Mayor Brad Stephens. A back-to-school celebration with food, music, inflatables, splash pad and other activities at and around the recreation center, 7128 Barry St., begins at noon.

    Sports-themed mural to be dedicated in Rosemont
    A sports-themed mural designed and painted by a Chicago muralist and 12 Rosemont student apprentice artists will be formally dedicated Saturday. It features a baseball player taking a swing and soccer player kicking a ball, among other athletes, as well as baseball mitts, basketballs, and roses in honor of the mural's hometown.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Aug 19

FBI investigates armed bank robbery on Northwest Side

...Side.Police say a 37-year-old man walked into the bank, located in the 3000-block of N. Harlem Ave., around 3:15 p.m. with a gun and announced a robbery. The teller complied...

    FBI investigates armed bank robbery on Northwest Side
    FBI officials are investigating after a Wintrust Bank was robbed in the city's Northwest Side.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Aug 18

Making Bell Park the Belle of MontClare

Great news! The Bell Park Advisory Council has been awarded a "Seed Grant" from the Friends of the Parks, to help improve our garden beds.

JOIN US for the Bell PAC meeting on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30pm in the field house, 3020 North Oak Park Avenue as we make plans for leveraging this grant, and prepare for the great perennial divide in September!

Bell PAC meetings are open to all in the community, so stop in.

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Aug 17

FBI Intensifies Search for Serial Bank Robber Dubbed 'Midday Bandit'

Hoyne Savings Bank. 7001 West Grand Ave., 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, 2015.

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His latest conquest is the U.S. Bank branch at 6020 W. Roosevelt Road, Oak Park, on August 3. The Midday Bandit is suspected of robbing eight Chicago-area banks, including:

TCF Bank, 6107 South Archer Ave, Chicago, IL, 9:37 a.m. on August, 8, 2014.

TCF Bank, 2301 North. Harlem Ave., 12:50 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2014.

Plaza Bank, 3555 North Harlem Ave., 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2014.

TCF Bank, 2301 North Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL, 1:47p.m. on July 17, 2015.

First Midwest Bank. 7181 W Irving Park, Chicago, IL. 9:22 a.m., Aug. 28, 2014.

    FBI Intensifies Search for Serial Bank Robber Dubbed 'Midday Bandit'
    Photo: According to the FBI, the "Midday Bandit" serial bank robber has worn a distinctive black and white shirt. In the last two robberies in July and August, he's worn a "bucket style" hat pictured above. | BanditTracker Chicago. The FBI has upped the ante for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber dubbed the "Midday Bandit."
    http://patch.com

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$2 million bond for man charged in accident that killed unborn child

Ramon Martin of the 3000 block of North Natoma Avenue was taken into police custody at the scene. He was charged Friday night with reckless homicide of an unborn child, aggravated reckless driving and other moving violations, said police.

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The 21-year-old pregnant woman was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night on the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the city's Belmont Cragin neighborhood. She was taken in serious condition to Loyola University Medical Center. The accident caused the death of her unborn child, police said.

    Man, 23, charged in accident that killed an unborn child
    A 23-year-old man has been charged with reckless homicide in the death of an unborn child whose mother was struck by a vehicle Wednesday in the city's Belmont Cragin neighborhood. The 21-year-old pregnant woman was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night on the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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