22 hours ago

Updated 6 min ago

Lead paint exposure at Gale Math and Science Academy

"Protesters Claim CPS Ignored Lead Paint For 5 Years At Rogers Park School"

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/10/22/protesters-claim-cps-ignored-lead-paint-for-5-years-at-rogers-park-school/

"Gale Elementary Report and FOIA Documents. Ald. Joe Moore denied knowledge of the issue."

https://www.scribd.com/doc/243757867/Gale-Elementary-Report-and-FOIA-Documents

Discuss.

  • Hugh M. Nuclear Scientist

    Alderman Moore - what about the lead test reports from other Rogers Park schools. And you reference what the current lead testing and follow up procedures are now? Have all CPS schools had lead testing done? And have the positive (for lead) schools been addressed?

  • Hugh M. Nuclear Scientist

    Alderman Moore - what about the lead test reports from other Rogers Park schools? And can you reference what the current lead testing and follow up procedures are now? Have all CPS schools had lead testing done? And have the positive (for lead) schools been addressed?

2 days ago

Updated 18 min ago

FREE Flu Shots Offered at Alderman Moore's Office this Saturday

Now that the flu season is fast approaching, we need to turn our attention to protecting our health. I'm offering FREE flu vaccinations this Saturday, October 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last), at my Ward Service Office, 7356 N. Greenview (at Jarvis).

The vaccinations will be administered by the City of Chicago Department of Public Health. If you have a Medicare card, please bring it with you.

Influenza, also known as "the flu," is a very...

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Now that the flu season is fast approaching, we need to turn our attention to protecting our health. I'm offering FREE flu vaccinations this Saturday, October 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last), at my Ward Service Office, 7356 N. Greenview (at Jarvis).

The vaccinations will be administered by the City of Chicago Department of Public Health. If you have a Medicare card, please bring it with you.

Influenza, also known as "the flu," is a very contagious lung disease that causes an average of over 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths in the United States each year. Anyone can get the flu. For most people, the flu can cause fever, cough, sore throat, headache, chills, muscle aches, and fatigue.

Flu infections among the elderly and those with chronic heart or lung disease can lead to more serious complications, including hospitalization and even death.

Here's who should especially consider receiving a flu shot:

• Adults over 50 years old
• Anyone with a chronic health condition
• Pregnant women
• Healthcare workers
• Caregivers for young children or the elderly
• Residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities

Even you do not fall within one of the above categories, you should still think seriously about protecting yourself from the flu this winter.

  • Suzanne Devane Ward 49 Republican Committeeman

    Moah -- I had no idea you were on the Ward 49 Dem Board. Are you actually Helen or someone else? There's no "Moah" listed on the Board.

    BTW -- I do think the City Department of Public Health should be paying to test the children at Gale School for lead exposure. Where are you Joe supporters on that public health idea?

  • Captain Progresso Champion of populism

    They also would create a new agency filled with bean counters in order to determine each individual's ability to pay how much on a sliding scale and a sub-agency to maintain all the records plus an oversight office to make sure that nobody was cheating. Maybe I should hold my breath and wait for the Committeeman to deny that before passing judgment.

4 hours ago

Updated 18 min ago

Leone Park - Beach Advisory Council formation

Neighbors, along with the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce are already firing up to address Alderman Moore's attempt to hijack Leone Park for political purposes.

Public Notice: The Leone Park - Beach PAC was formed today, on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. The first council meeting was called to order at 8:00 pm at the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce office, located at 7231 N. Sheridan Road. Community Notices were posted publicly in the Leone Park - Beach community stating the...

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Neighbors, along with the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce are already firing up to address Alderman Moore's attempt to hijack Leone Park for political purposes.

Public Notice: The Leone Park - Beach PAC was formed today, on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. The first council meeting was called to order at 8:00 pm at the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce office, located at 7231 N. Sheridan Road. Community Notices were posted publicly in the Leone Park - Beach community stating the upcoming election of officers and community meeting to introduce the new park advisory council. The community meeting will be held at 7231 N. Sheridan Road on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. This meeting is public and the entire community is invited to attend.

The primary goals of the Leone Park - Beach PAC include programs, fundraising for programs and facility/grounds improvements, increasing public safety/security and promoting Leone Park - Beach PAC.

The Leone Park - Beach PAC will be in attendance at Alderman Joe Moore's upcoming meeting with the Chicago Park District on redeveloping Leone Park - Beach at Loyola Park Fieldhouse, located at 1230 W. Greenleaf Avenue on Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

  • Captain Progresso Champion of populism

    The Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce, not to be confused with the much older and far more influential Rogers Park Business Alliance, is playing a key role in firing up to address an alleged attempt to hijack the park for political purposes. Yesterday the chamber's President, Bill Morton, publicly posted...

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    The Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce, not to be confused with the much older and far more influential Rogers Park Business Alliance, is playing a key role in firing up to address an alleged attempt to hijack the park for political purposes. Yesterday the chamber's President, Bill Morton, publicly posted his opinion that "Leone Beach - Park is perfect how it is." ( at Gordon for 49th Ward Alderman Facebook page) That sounds like Morton and the chamber have established a solid position of no-change-no-way, probably reflecting that of the ad hoc group's other members, before hearing even a single word from members of the Chicago Park District administration. One would have hoped that they kept an open and inquisitive mind before establishing so strong an oppositional position. Thanks to Craig we now know that opposition has formed even before we've had a chance to hear the first preliminary thoughts and ideas. How can someone oppose something when they don't even know what it is?

  • Former Pot Hole i feel so full of love now

    Sounds like more of the same old finger wagging and complaining we've grown accustomed to hearing from Morton and his disenfranchised base. Complaining before knowing: demand the best.

Oct 12

Updated 41 min ago

Hard Water bar and grill

I saw that this place is now open for brunch. My first opinion on this place is, the staff is very friendly and the food is pretty good. The drink selection is great, I had the bacon bloody Mary, and they have many daily specials. I would recommend to give it a try. Especially to watch the game.

  • Helen North of Howard for 50 + years

    Thanks to all for your expressions of sympathy. As always, I have been avoiding walking in the area of the kitchen where the food and water bowls have been for many years even though I picked those up and washed them yesterday. There will be another cat when we're ready.

  • Al I. Not Defender of Cartoon Cows

    The karoake will be taking place indoors.

2 days ago

Updated 42 min ago

Lost kitty

We found this little kitty underneath our back stairs and aren't sure what to do with him. Is he/she yours? Near Sheridan and Pratt. You can text/call me at 312-725-0130 if he/she is yours and/or you want to help me route him somewhere.

If not yours, I'm open to suggestions on what we should do with him. I assume shelters don't intake directly. Does that mean we should call 311, or do we have to bring him down to CACC ourselves?

  • Helen North of Howard for 50 + years

    Al, did the new home work out on Wednesday?

  • Al I. Not Defender of Cartoon Cows

    Yes, our friendly little kitty is now safely in his new home, where he will be living with two other cats. Right now he loves the two people but is unsure about the other cats. They're introducing him slowly.

    I'd say he's there for good, unless a prior owner pops up and can provide proof of ownership. And then we can discuss why he wasn't chipped or fixed and why they didn't post anything on flyers or online...

17 hours ago

Updated 59 min ago

we have been robbed!

dear neighbors, we were robbed today between 11am and 630pm at 6806 n Wolcott. (pratt) if you saw anyone, expecially in the alley off Wolcott, please let us know. all electronics and my work tools are gone.

  • What floor is your apt on and how did they enter?

  • it looks like the back gate was left unlocked. once there, they climbed in through a second story window off the deck. our apartment spans both the ground level and 2nd floor.

4 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

City of Chicago Eletric Aggreigation Program

So I just moved back late July, and do not know much about this program... what is the best opition here sign up or opt out? Thanks!

2 days ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Renters rights

Is a renter legally required to give the landlord 30 days notice of a move out date?

  • Di

    I was able to somewhat resolve the situation. Unfortunately the property in which I reside is so poorly managed that it has become just unbearable with stolen packages, dirty grounds, faulty smoke detectors, and trash in the building. It is just a bad situation

  • d3 NOH

    'If you have a lease and don't give notice you won't get your security deposit back.' that's not true.

    ' If you don't have a lease (oral or written) than you don't have to give notice.'
    that's not true either. It's the opposite. If you don't have a lease, or...

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    'If you have a lease and don't give notice you won't get your security deposit back.' that's not true.

    ' If you don't have a lease (oral or written) than you don't have to give notice.'
    that's not true either. It's the opposite. If you don't have a lease, or your lease expired, you're month-to-month, and you DO have to give 30 days notice. If you have a defined lease period, you don't have to give notice. Your LL can require you to renew 89 days prior, but if not renewing, has to notify you 30 days prior. But not the other way around. If no notice was given by LL of not renewing but no renewal signed, you are automatically considered month-to-month after the lease expires if you stay.

25 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

What does parking look like in winter?

I moved to Rogers Park from Logan Square a few months ago, and I was curious as to what the parking situation is like during the winter. I rarely had trouble parking on my old street - a handful of people would claim spots that were shoveled, but it was still pretty easy to find parking within a block. It was really no big deal and there were no issues. Do people claim spots in this neighborhood? Given the already...

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I moved to Rogers Park from Logan Square a few months ago, and I was curious as to what the parking situation is like during the winter. I rarely had trouble parking on my old street - a handful of people would claim spots that were shoveled, but it was still pretty easy to find parking within a block. It was really no big deal and there were no issues. Do people claim spots in this neighborhood? Given the already difficult parking situation in Rogers Park, I can't imagine that would fly. I know it won't for me the first time I see it. I am of the mindset that unless you have a designated spot, you are not able to lay claim to anything. Shoveling out a spot is just paying it forward, right?

  • I have no alternative suggestions, apart from the numerous parking facilities in Evanston, which isn't going to help Alex out too much.

  • d3 NOH

    the garage is actually owned by Runge, but he doesn't operate it as others have noted

Oct 12

Updated 2 hours ago

Rogers Park trans woman alleges landlord discrimination

Michelle Roberts, 6413 N. Glenwood Ave., was allegedly informed by representatives of her landlord, Zoran Knezev, in mid-September that Knezev...

  • jenna! nam myoho renge kyo

    I welcome Sidney's contributions to EB. More sensitive readers can always chose to hit the "x" in the upper corner of any post on EB, and then select "hide this post".

  • 60660Gal loves Edgewater,

    Sidney.Your posts have created a lot of feedback and a lot of conversation. I am no wallflower but I will say a few of them made me blush! Because EB has such a wide range of readers/contribributers maybe toning it down a little may be wise. Sometimes the way we...

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    Sidney.Your posts have created a lot of feedback and a lot of conversation. I am no wallflower but I will say a few of them made me blush! Because EB has such a wide range of readers/contribributers maybe toning it down a little may be wise. Sometimes the way we convey ourselves with our friends/family may not be acceptable to the "wider masses". Im not saying to change yourself just to be aware of the comfort levels of your audience. I should not have posted anything about weed as it does offend some peple..not me but some Jenna..thanks for sharing that--I didnt realize you could just hide certain posts--but I guess they have to be read first. Maybe creating a webinar outside of Everyblock and providing a link here may be the answer

17 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

How much to charge for a garage parking space

I am contemplating renting a space in my garage near Pratt and Ashland. What would the "going" price be listed at - if I decide to move forward?

  • If it's just enough room to park one car, then $100 - $125.

  • We live very near those intersections and charge $150. They get their own one-car garage with remote door opening. We've lived here for six years and each tenant has been great and stayed for at least two years. The first two left because they moved out of state. Very pleased with current tenant.

47 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Relocating to Chicago- job around UChicago

I'm relocating to Chicago for a job right near the UChicago campus. I've heard varied opinions about safety living around UChicago. I have the option of leaving my car at home with my parents, but a few friends have said that public transport to and from UChicago is dicey, and that I should drive.

If I do drive, I'm just worried about the commute. How do the commutes compare: between Rogers Park and UChicago; Logan Square and UChicago; West Town...

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I'm relocating to Chicago for a job right near the UChicago campus. I've heard varied opinions about safety living around UChicago. I have the option of leaving my car at home with my parents, but a few friends have said that public transport to and from UChicago is dicey, and that I should drive.

If I do drive, I'm just worried about the commute. How do the commutes compare: between Rogers Park and UChicago; Logan Square and UChicago; West Town and UChicago? Are there other neighborhoods that might be affordable that also have off street parking (in the $1000 range).

I looked up the commutes and google says 30 minutes for all of them. I am skeptical about this as google always says 30 minutes for commutes around Boston, where I currently live, and those end up being more like 40-45 minutes.

Thank you! I appreciate all of your feedback.

  • Helen North of Howard for 50 + years

    It would probably be good to avoid common Chicago abbreviations since a non-Chicagoan like the original poster won't know what you mean, such as LSD = Lake Shore Drive.

  • "Metra was designed . . . " um, no
    The several different commuter train companies, with their several histories, were consolidated. Idiosyncrasies and all. The Northwestern runs its trains on the left, not the right; The I.C. is the last electric inter-urban to run across a state line; etc.

5 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Join Me for a Discussion on the Future of Leone Beach Park

Please join me this Monday to learn about and contribute to the effort to redevelop Leone Beach Park and Fieldhouse. The meeting will take place Monday, October 27th, 7:00 p.m. at the Loyola Park Fieldhouse, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave, 2nd Floor Sky Room.

I am hosting this meeting so you can hear from community members and the Chicago Park District on possible ways we to make this underused park and fieldhouse a new asset for Rogers Park residents.

Leone Beach...

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Please join me this Monday to learn about and contribute to the effort to redevelop Leone Beach Park and Fieldhouse. The meeting will take place Monday, October 27th, 7:00 p.m. at the Loyola Park Fieldhouse, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave, 2nd Floor Sky Room.

I am hosting this meeting so you can hear from community members and the Chicago Park District on possible ways we to make this underused park and fieldhouse a new asset for Rogers Park residents.

Leone Beach Park is located at Touhy Avenue and the lakefront. It includes a beach, a playground close to Sheridan Road, and a 114-year-old building that has been used as a park fieldhouse for most of its existence. It is also the northern gateway in Chicago for the Lake Michigan Water Trail.

A number of ideas for redeveloping the Leone facility have been offered over the years. This current conversation began last year as part of a proposal brought up during my Participatory Budgeting (PB) process. While the proposal didn't fit into PB at the time, interested community members kept the conversation going.

Park District Superintendent Mike Kelly is very supportive of exploring a redevelopment plan for the fieldhouse and surrounding area and has committed members of his planning staff to developing a plan with my community.

This is where you come in. Some of the community members who have been working with my office and me want to share with you their ideas for Leone Beach and Park and get your feedback and ideas.

Ideas for the park include improving the facilities for lifeguards and the Junior Lifeguard Program to preserve and enhance the program, landscaping that better reflects the natural landscape of the lakefront, a kayak launch and storage facilities, event space and room for educational programming about Lake Michigan's ecosystem. You'll hear more on Monday. The working group and I want to hear your ideas, and to get you involved in bringing new life to this wonderful community resource.

  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    The Leone Park Fieldhouse has a long history in our community. Built in 1900 as a water pumping station for the Rogers Park Water Company (see photo on my post above), it was purchased by the City of Chicago in 1907 and leased to the City's Bureau of Parks and...

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    The Leone Park Fieldhouse has a long history in our community. Built in 1900 as a water pumping station for the Rogers Park Water Company (see photo on my post above), it was purchased by the City of Chicago in 1907 and leased to the City's Bureau of Parks and Recreation in 1919. From 1919 until the construction of the Loyola Park Fieldhouse in 1950, the Leone Fieldhouse was the primary park building on the Rogers Park lakefront.

    The building became best known as the home of the Junior Lifeguard Program (see photo on my post above), which was led for 40 years by Park Supervisor Sam Leone, for whom the beach and park were named. Over the last few decades the building has fallen into a state of disrepair and is now used primarily as lifeguard boat storage during the off season.

  • Greg626 Take it easy but take it

    What a great idea for enhancing our Ward, improving lifeguard and safety capabilities, adding value to a historical building, expanding educational and recreational options for both children and adults. This will be a pure participatory community effort bringing together multiple ideas, interests, talents and resources. This sort of activity is symbolic of Rogers Park in general; the bringing together of multiple diverse elements to strengthen and improve the community as a whole.

15 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

How much to charge for a garage parking space

I am contemplating renting a space in my garage near Pratt and Ashland? What do you think the "going" rate should be? And would I have them sign a lease or a 30 day month-to month?

  • The going rate for an electric door garage is $120-130 per month. Manual doors or non locking doors are dramatically less for security reasons. Give a better deal if the pay for a year.

  • eagledrc Farwell and Ashland

    I am interested in renting it.

  • dj long time RP home owner

    @eagledrc - haven't made a decision about renting yet. Just exploring my options.

    It is an electric door and 1/2 of a 2 1/2 car garage - info/searching for rent sugestions right now only.

4 hours ago

Please join me this Monday to learn about and contribute to the effort to redeve...

Please join me this Monday to learn about and contribute to the effort to redevelop Leone Beach Park and Fieldhouse. The meeting will take place Monday, October 27th, 7:00 p.m. at the Loyola Park Fieldhouse, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave, 2nd Floor Sky Room.

5 hours ago

You have 6 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

4 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

The 2015 City Budget

What do you think about the 2015 budget released by the mayor last week? It is a non-controversial, feel good budget crafted to vote in before the election in February.

The budget doesn't address money for additional police officers and we still have no plan to deal with city pension debt. There were a few service additions added - rat abatement. pot hole repairs, etc., to superficially please voters who have been grumbling about the lack of city services for the last four years.

How will the alderman vote on the 2015 budget? Will he ask for our feedback? Are there ward budget meetings planned?

  • Hugh M. Nuclear Scientist

    Just wait and see what happens next year, when everyone gets their property tax bill and it is thousands of dollars more than the year before.

    But then, the elected officials will have three more years in office at that point. That is why we have a "feel good" budget being voted on right before the election. SPeak out now people or you will be paying lots more in taxes one year from now.

  • Suzanne Devane Ward 49 Republican Committeeman

    Most City Council members have no interest in dealing with the structural deficits facing this city until after their re-elections in March. They will then have to deal with reality because the City's schools are already borrowing 2 months of next year's budget to fund current operations. As this reckless...

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    Most City Council members have no interest in dealing with the structural deficits facing this city until after their re-elections in March. They will then have to deal with reality because the City's schools are already borrowing 2 months of next year's budget to fund current operations. As this reckless spending continues, it will be more expensive to borrow to finance current operations. The conundrum for these elected officials is that they have to deal with the problem without saying they caused the problem.

    Like any overdrawn spender knows, one ultimately has to start cutting expenses. Our elected officials need to begin talking about the hard choices we face.

6 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

wicca seminar

please feel free to join on-line wicca seminar. This digital seminar will take place until holloween the wicca new year @the end of the seminar i will reveal the identity of satan useing the christian bible

  • sidney morgan WitchCraft Christ

    The anti-christ mentioned in the book of revelation is not a man but a country. The U.S. Congress armed him. He is also nuclear. He will betray us soon.

  • Everett Block EveryBlock Team Captain

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6 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

What kind of issues are affecting the Rogers Park community?

I am a college student studying the Rogers Park area.
I wanted to be able to ask local residents about their feelings about issues in their community. I would appreciate it if anyone can answer some questions.

1. Do you know who your alderman is?

2. What has your alderman done, promised, promised, but not completed?

3. How do your see the issues in your community as compared to the city of Chicago?

4. What is something that your community...

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I am a college student studying the Rogers Park area.
I wanted to be able to ask local residents about their feelings about issues in their community. I would appreciate it if anyone can answer some questions.

1. Do you know who your alderman is?

2. What has your alderman done, promised, promised, but not completed?

3. How do your see the issues in your community as compared to the city of Chicago?

4. What is something that your community needs?

5. Do you know who your neighbors are?

Yes No

6. What job opportunities does Rogers Park have available?

7. What is your view of the school system?

8. Do you feel that the law enforcement services in your community are effective?

9. Do you feel that community resources are easily assessable?

Thank you for your help.

  • Reid Hyams X-ART Entertainment, Music Industry / Owner

    RogersParkingSpot, the "we" I was referring to was Carl & myself based on your comment "You two (and a couple others) always seem to show up T the same time. With the same thoughts. Then thank each other." Although, Carl and I agree more often than not, "we" are not the same person... unlike yourself, who has multiple accounts of EB. We don't, just one each.

    I need to get to work, have fun talking to yourself.

  • I suppose it is possible that there are half a dozen really angry people on EB who constantly try to push everyone else around, talk about cookies and bananas and shout down anyone who makes negative comments about a corrupt alderman.

    Possible. But not very likely, Reid.

Jun 12

Updated 7 hours ago

Good Morning

Don't you just love it when someone smiles at you and says "Hi" and "good morning" to you first thing in the morning(I do).Say hi to your neighbors
greet them, have a good day.

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3 days ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Avoid the Lines; Vote Early or Vote by Mail Starting Today

Avoid the lines at the polls and potentially bad weather on Election Day by VOTING EARLY OR BY MAIL!

VOTE EARLY

Vote early at any one of 51 locations beginning TODAY (Monday, October 20th), until Saturday, November 1st. Early voting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Here are the Early Voting locations most convenient to 49th Ward residents:

Pottawattomie Park
7340 N. Rogers (just west of the Metra tracks)

Broadway Armory Park
5917 N. Broadway...

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Avoid the lines at the polls and potentially bad weather on Election Day by VOTING EARLY OR BY MAIL!

VOTE EARLY

Vote early at any one of 51 locations beginning TODAY (Monday, October 20th), until Saturday, November 1st. Early voting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Here are the Early Voting locations most convenient to 49th Ward residents:

Pottawattomie Park
7340 N. Rogers (just west of the Metra tracks)

Broadway Armory Park
5917 N. Broadway (at Thorndale)

Warren Park
6601 N. Western (2 blocks south of Pratt)

Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington
Lower level (across from Daley Plaza)

If you need a ride to an early voting site, please reply to this e-mail or call 773-973-4900.

Early Voting is also available Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Board of Elections office, 69 W. Washington, Lower Level, and at four city neighborhood locations, including Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside.

An ID is not required. However, I advise you to bring an ID, such as a driver's license or state ID, in the event there is a question about your registration. All Early Voting sites will serve as "grace period registration" sites where voters may register for the first time or update the name or address on their existing registrations. To learn more about Grace Period registration, read my comment on this thread.

VOTE BY MAIL

You can also vote by mail! Illinois law now permits you to vote by mail for any reason whatsoever. To obtain an application to vote by mail, visit:

http://www.chicagoelections.com/dm/general/document_399.pdf

Complete the application and either mail it or deliver it personally to the Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington. Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60602.

You will then receive your ballot in the mail. Follow all the enclosed instructions and make sure to vote in secret.

  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    Thanks, Robin. I knew you could print an absentee ballot application off their website, but I wasn't aware you can now actually apply online. I'll make the correction on my website post and note it the next time I send out an email.

  • Helen North of Howard for 50 + years

    Have you voted yet?

44 hours ago

Updated 9 hours ago

20th & 24th District Police Blotter, by Mark Schipper

Officers arrested two 17-year-olds for a beating and robbery that occurred Oct. 9 on the 1400 block of W. Fargo Ave.

Beat officers monitoring the radio heard the flash message detailing the robbery and stopped two men matching the descriptions in an alley off the 1400 block of W. Jarvis Ave. 

Officers arrested a known gang member Oct. 17 in Rogers Park for allegedly firing into a vehicle on the 1600 block of W. Juneway Terrace just over a week earlier.  

Stevon Browner, 20, was taken into custody on the 1600 block of W. Howard St. and charged with aggravated battery and discharge of a firearm, police said. 

This article has 4 other Chicago locations (Show)

The woman had been with her daughter on the 2600 block of W. Granville Ave. when she was attacked. Her daughter said a black male in his late teens or early-20s had checked her mother to the ground while she crossed the street near Talman Ave.

The victim, 28, said he was on the sidewalk on the 5400 block of N. Sheridan Rd. talking on his cell-phone when he was robbed. A man had approached, pointed a gun at his face and ordered him into the alley, he said. 

A 53-year-old woman walking home from work was punched in the eye Oct. 15 on the 5200 block of N. Kenmore Ave. and robbed. 

Two men knocked a 55-year-old woman to the ground near 1200 W. Winnemac Ave. in Uptown before robbing her the morning of Oct. 15.

  • mamagotcha Write on!

    Derp. Figured it out. I'd erase the derpy comment above but that's not an option. Carry on...

  • Helen North of Howard for 50 + years

    Mama, there are actual printed copies of News-Star (and probably Inside-Booster too). It's rarely worth looking through. It's the sad remains of what once was a good local newspaper, published in a building that stood where the Peterson Garden Project installed the gardens on Howard this year.

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  • PE Project

    Ms. D'Ambrosio is asking for $1208.40:
    My students need new boys and girls basketballs for physical education.
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