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Fall Baseball and Softball League

Now Registering for our fall league.. Individual Players and Full Teams Welcome
Registration ends 7/31/2015

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Two New Charter High Schools Proposed for Southwest Side

Though the proposal is in its planning stages, the charter network is eyeing two tentative sites for the schools — an empty lot on 47th Street and California Avenue and a former Catholic school at 57th Street and Karlov Avenue that recently closed its doors due to budget cuts.

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But James Coughlin, principal at Kelly, 4136 S. California Ave., said his school not only isn't overcrowded but has been losing students to other high schools in the city.

At John F. Kennedy High School, 6325 W. 56th St., Principal George Szkapiak said the school has made significant strides in recent years, but without the resources it’s hard to attract area students.

Though the proposal is in its planning stages, the charter network is eyeing two tentative sites for the schools — an empty lot on 47th Street and California Avenue and a former Catholic school at 57th Street and Karlov Avenue that recently closed its doors due to budget cuts.

    Two New Charter High Schools Proposed for Southwest Side
    BRIGHTON PARK - Brighton Park residents and principals from nearby schools are organizing a public forum Thursday morning to voice their concerns regarding two proposed Noble charter high schools in the Southwest Side. In April, Noble submitted an initial application to the Chicago Board of Education requesting three new campuses across the city.
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Bike Lane Survey - School Project

Hi West Elsdon neighbors, my name is Cody, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago studying Transportation Planning. Do you ride a bike occasionally? Often? Every day? Then I’m interested to hear from you!

I want to know how you plan your bike trips, and how much time you are willing to add to your trips to make sure you have access to bike lanes and other facilities. I’m inviting you to take this 10...

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Hi West Elsdon neighbors, my name is Cody, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago studying Transportation Planning. Do you ride a bike occasionally? Often? Every day? Then I’m interested to hear from you!

I want to know how you plan your bike trips, and how much time you are willing to add to your trips to make sure you have access to bike lanes and other facilities. I’m inviting you to take this 10 minute online survey to help create a model that can inform bike facility project selection.

If you are 18 years of age or older and you are interested in improving understanding of cyclists’ route choice, click the link below to get started. Thank you!

Link to Survey: http://tinyurl.com/BikeFacilitySurvey2

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ERECT NEW MASONRY CINDERBLOCK GARAGE 32'X25' AND NEW 6' W.I. FENCE-76 L.F. FOR EXISTING S.F.R.

    5516 S. Kilbourn Ave. Issued July 15, 2015 Comment
  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Install One (1) Two Stop 1400lb.cap.,30fpm,2-9.5mm cables, 2:1 Elvoron Limited Use Limited Application Roped Hydraulic Passeger Unit. In John Hancock Colege Prep HS. Pursuant To Plans Submitted.GARAVENTA MUST HAVE VALID CITY OF CHICAGO ELEVATOR MECHANICS LICENSE ON SITE AT TIME OF INSPECTION. Three (3) Permits For Wheel Chair Lifts Open #100309662, 100309669, 100309673, and 100309675.

    4034 W. 56th St. Issued July 13, 2015 Comment

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Driver killed in Brighton Park crash

He was identified as Luis V. Ocampo-Solis of the 5200 block of South Lawndale Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner.

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He was driving in the 4500 block of South Archer Avenue at 12:55 a.m. when his vehicle struck a tree, according to Officer Ron Gaines, a Chicago police spokesman. 

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