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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Tots and Technology Learning for Teachers!

    Mrs. McGrane is asking for $905.81:
    I need to attend the TCEA Tots and Technology conference in Arlington, TX, to help me be on the cutting edge of technology for the young students I teach!
    STEM Magnet Academy Comment
  • Mobile Focus

    Mrs. Lasisi is asking for $465.15:
    My students need two safe durable kid friendly mobile computer desks.
    Galileo Elementary Math & Science Academy Comment

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Updated 14 hours ago

Woman Armed With 'Claw-Like Object' Steals Xanax From Jewel-Osco: Charges

According to police, Oliver first hit the South Loop Jewel at 1340 S. Canal St. about 2:55 p.m. Jan. 27. She stole 262 Xanax pills after displaying a dark object and saying, "Give me your Xanax. Don't push any buttons or I will shoot you," court records show.

    Woman Armed With 'Claw-Like Object' Steals Xanax From Pharmacy: Prosecutors
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A suburban woman armed with a "black claw-like object" stole hundreds of Xanax pills from a Jewel-Osco pharmacy, prosecutors said Tuesday. Ernelle Oliver, 58, robbed the same store twice, but when she tried to rob the store a third time Monday, employees recognized her and called police, Assistant State's Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said during a bond hearing Tuesday.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • The SpinDr FGFM Eradication Team - Could our Work be Done?

    What a DUMMY!!! Not only for returning to the scene of the crime, but she could also have gotten a butt load of Oxy, Hydrocodone, Tylenol 4s.... All like cash on the street.

    (so I'm told)

  • Crazy, Right!? She's about to lose her license! She probably can't cuff them at work anymore!

16 hours ago

Author gives women advice for taking charge of career, life

WHERE: 954 West Washington, Ste. 402, Chicago

    Author gives women advice for taking charge of career, life
    Earlier this year, women across America band together to march for their rights, solidarity and freedom. Nicole Lapin, best-selling author, former journalist and businesswoman, said it's time for women to lead by example and take charge of their own lives, and their careers.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Two people robbed on Near West Side

The robberies happened at 3:10 p.m. March 9 in the 800 block of West Wayman; and 5:10 p.m. March 13 in the 400 block of North Sangamon, police said.

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The robberies happened at 3:10 p.m. March 9 in the 800 block of West Wayman; and 5:10 p.m. March 13 in the 400 block of North Sangamon, police said.

    Two people robbed on Near West Side
    Two robberies have been reported this month on the Near West Side. The victims were approached and robbed of their personal belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The robberies happened at 3:10 p.m. March 9 in the 800 block of West Wayman; and 5:10 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Updated 20 hours ago

Café 5: Baconfest Chicago Comes to UIC Forum This Weekend

Baconfest Chicago will be held at the UIC Forum on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The 9th annual food festival at 725 W. Roosevelt will feature over 150 top chefs and world-renowned restaurants for a unique showcase of “bacon talent.” 

    Café 5: Baconfest Chicago Comes to UIC Forum This Weekend
    It's no secret: America has a love story with bacon. Now, from the classic to the trendy, Chicago chefs are turning the cured meat into art. Baconfest Chicago will be held at the UIC Forum on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The 9th annual food festival at 725 W.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

  • The SpinDr FGFM Eradication Team - Could our Work be Done?

    Mmmmmm... Bacon!

    I hope they have bacon wrapped bacon!!!

22 hours ago

Nurse Robbed South Loop Pharmacy Twice, Arrested On 3rd Attempt

Ernelle Oliver, of south suburban Richton Park, was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1340 S. Canal. Prosecutors say Oliver admitted to robbing the same store two weeks earlier, as well as...

    Nurse Robbed South Loop Pharmacy Twice, Arrested On 3rd Attempt
    Ernelle Oliver, of south suburban Richton Park, was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1340 S. Canal. Prosecutors say Oliver admitted to robbing the same store two weeks earlier, as well as on Jan. 27. Each time, Oliver made off with hundreds of tablets of the prescription antidepressant alprazolam, also known by the brand name Xanax.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS TO INCLUDE REPLACEMENT OF STOREFRONT AND NEW METAL CANOPIES (NO MEP WORK) AS PER PLANS (conditional permit subject to field inspections)

    834 W. Fulton Market Issued March 27, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    MONTHLY ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE PERMIT FOR BUILDING MANAGEMENT APRIL 2017

    550 W. Van Buren St. Issued March 27, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    A FINKL & SONS 131-44539-01 LOW VOLTAGE PERMIT FOR LOW VOLTAGE CARD ACCESS SYSTEM INSTALLATION

    412 S. Wells St. Issued March 27, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE (3) EXISTING ANTENNAS WITH (3) NEW ANTENNAS. ADD (3) NEW RADIOS (1 PER SECTOR) WITH ASSOCIATED CABLING PER PLANS AT EXISTIN FACILITY ON LATTICE TOWER. ATT FA#10099758/SITE ID #IL1621. ELECTRICAL PERMIT #100689256 PREVIOUS PERMIT #100661047.

    1055 W. Madison St. Issued March 24, 2017 Comment

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  • A Library of Little Divers

    Mrs. Lasisi is asking for $392.33:
    My students need a carpet that allows all students to sit comfortably in their ocean theme library nook.
    Galileo Elementary Math & Science Academy Comment

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Nurse robbed South Loop pharmacy twice, arrested on 3rd attempt

Ernelle Oliver, of south suburban Richton Park, was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1340 S. Canal. Prosecutors say Oliver admitted to robbing the same store two weeks earlier, as well as...

    Nurse robbed South Loop pharmacy twice, arrested on 3rd attempt
    A 58-year-old nurse robbed the same South Loop Osco twice before she was arrested making a third attempt on Monday, prosecutors said. Ernelle Oliver, of south suburban Richton Park, was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1340 S. Canal. Prosecutors say Oliver admitted to robbing the same store two weeks earlier, as well as on Jan.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Mar 17

Updated 35 hours ago

Mar. 17, 2017 Update

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

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The new series will launch this Saturday, March 18, from 2-4 PM at the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence.

The Planning Commission unanimously voted in favor of a self storage unit facility at 5150 N. Northwest Highway on Thursday. The mixed-income housing proposal on the southern parcel of the property was not discussed at the hearing; it will be heard at a later date.

The Hitch Elementary PTA is hosting their annual fundraiser, The Main Event, at Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee, from 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 24.

Learn about different career opportunities at O’Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.

Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Sat., Mar 18, 11 am-2 pm, Dunham Park Fieldhouse, 4638 N. Melvina. Spring is gearing up, which means it’s time for baseball. Join Dunham Park for aBaseball and Softball Equipment Swap & Sale to get your kid ready for the season.Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 18, 6 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin, Eastwood Entrance.Join neighbors and congregation members for aSpaghetti Dinner.$5/kids 5 and under, $7/6 and older.

Sat., Mar 18, 7 pm,The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park.The non-profitPatrick Lives On is hosting a Film Festival for Charity to raise awareness about gun violence. Tickets: online. $20.

Sun., Mar 19, 12:30 pm, St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center, 8025 W. Addison. Learn abou the recent changes to immigration policy and how the laws are enforced during an Immigrant Update Workshop. Registration required: email organizers or call 773-282-8445. Free.

Sun., Mar 19, 3 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. The St. John Concert Series presents Mio Nakamura. Free.

Mon., Mar 20, 7:30 pm, Farlow’s Playroom, 4222 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and discuss ways to become more involved in your community during the Portage...

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 12-1 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Rev. Jacki Belile, a certified life coach on staff at the church, will lead a...

Tue., Mar 21, 11 am, 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Seniors are invited to meet officers during aSenior Citizens’ Meeting. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 7 pm, Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during aWest Walker Civic Association meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 11 am-2 pm, 2102 W. Ogden, Room 1. The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities presents a Discussion about Fire Safety and Tenants Rights. Register & more info:online. Free. 

Thur., Mar 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn how to protect your finances and identity, learn the laws and regulations...

Fri., Mar 24, 10 am-12 pm, 16th District Parking Garage, 5151 N. Milwaukee. The 16th District police station is hosting a Free Child Car Seat Check. Make sure your child is safe and secure when you’re on the road. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am,Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park.Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm,Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for theirHambingo Mary’scharity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts.Cost of purchases and donations. 

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm,Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 17, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, The Jefferson Park Branch Library, in collaboration with Pan y Rosas Disco, is launching a new Library Experimental series. This new series focuses on Chicago's experimental musicians. The first show will feature text and tuba action with Nathanael Jones and Beth McDonald, as well as cello experiments with Sarah Ritch.
    http://ward45.org

  • Ellen K. From the far NW side and now back.

    We need to start a separate thread

  • I guess Arena not only keeps his constituents in the dark, he has a lack of transparency with his colleagues at City Council too; so much for being a progressive.

41 hours ago

Best Upcoming Charity Events In Chicago

1340 W. Washington Blvd.

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601 W. Montrose Ave.

322 W. Armitage Ave.

825 W. Erie St.

722 W. Grand Ave.

    Best Upcoming Charity Events In Chicago
    By Melanie Falina "No one has ever become poor by giving." - Very wise words from a very young woman at the time, Anne Frank, and how true. Not only does one have nothing to lose from helping others, but what one gains as a result of helping others is priceless.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

47 hours ago

Want to Walk to Work in the West Loop? A 2-Bedroom for $695,000 at 845 W. Monroe

Want to Walk to Work in the West Loop? A 2-Bedroom for $695,000 at 845 W. Monroe

    Want to Walk to Work in the West Loop? A 2-Bedroom for $695,000 at 845 W. Monroe
    This 2-bedroom at 845 W. Monroe in the West Loop came on the market in January 2017. This complex was built in 2001 and has 42 units. These were built with "loft-like" features, including exposed duct work, because that's what was being converted and bought at the time these were built.
    http://cribchatter.com

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