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Chicago Public Schools to sell 9 properties for nearly $2 million

115 W. 108th St., former Washington School building, leased to Holy Ghost Cathedral since 2008. Price: $3,000. Buyer: Holy Ghost Cathedral.

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1437 N. California Ave., vacant land. Price: $900,000. Buyer: Sean McKeough.

5211-29 S. Prairie Ave., vacant land. Price: $144,000. Buyer: Washington Park Development Group.

112 W. Garfield Blvd., vacant land. Price: $62,500. Buyer: Washington Park Development Group.

6615 S. Kenwood Ave., former Dumas Child Parent Center building and vacant since 2010. Price: $30,000. Buyer: Sigma Omega Foundation.

1540 W. 84th St., former Cuffe school building and vacant since 2009. Price: $2,500. Buyer: Edward Rohn.

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Chicago school district sells nine pieces of property

115 W. 108th St.: The former Washington School building, which has been leased to Holy Ghost Cathedral since 2008, to be sold to the Holy Ghost Cathedral for $3,000. Annual maintenance cost: $13,000.

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The site at 1444 W. Augusta Blvd. was one of only three closed schools that reached a bid stage for a potential...

1437 N. California Ave.: Vacant land that is to be sold to Sean McKeough for $900,000. Annual maintenance cost: $5,000.

5211-29 S. Prairie Ave.: Vacant land to be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $144,000. Annual maintenance cost: $4,000.

112 W. Garfield Blvd.: Vacant land will be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $62,500. Annual maintenance cost: $5,000.

6615 S. Kenwood Ave.: The former Dumas Child Parent Center building, vacant since 2010, to be sold to the Sigma Omega Foundation for $30,000. Annual maintenance cost: $9,000.

1540 W. 84th St.: The former Cuffe school building, vacant since 2009, to be sold to Edward Rohn for $2,500. Annual maintenance cost: $11,000.

  • "Sean McKeough" is one of the founders of Riot Fest. Pleasantly surprised this land didn't sell for $1 for a housing interest.

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Chicago school district sells nine pieces of property

115 W. 108th St.: The former Washington School building, which has been leased to Holy Ghost Cathedral since 2008, to be sold to the Holy Ghost Cathedral for $3,000. Annual maintenance cost: $13,000.

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The site at 1444 W. Augusta Blvd. was one of only three closed schools that reached a bid stage for a potential...

1437 N. California Ave.: Vacant land that is to be sold to Sean McKeough for $900,000. Annual maintenance cost: $5,000.

5211-29 S. Prairie Ave.: Vacant land to be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $144,000. Annual maintenance cost: $4,000.

112 W. Garfield Blvd.: Vacant land will be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $62,500. Annual maintenance cost: $5,000.

6615 S. Kenwood Ave.: The former Dumas Child Parent Center building, vacant since 2010, to be sold to the Sigma Omega Foundation for $30,000. Annual maintenance cost: $9,000.

1540 W. 84th St.: The former Cuffe school building, vacant since 2009, to be sold to Edward Rohn for $2,500. Annual maintenance cost: $11,000.

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CPS Agrees To Sell Nine Surplus Properties For Over $1.87 Million

115 W. 108th St: The former Washington School building, which has been leased to Holy Ghost Cathedral since 2008, will be sold to the Holy Ghost Cathedral for $3,000. The annual cost to maintain this property was $13,000.

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1437 N. California Ave: This parcel of vacant land will be sold to Sean McKeough for $900,000. The annual cost to maintain this property was $5,000.

5211-29 S. Prairie Ave: This parcel of vacant land will be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $144,000. The annual cost to maintain this property was $4,000.

112 W. Garfield Blvd: This parcel of vacant land will be sold to the Washington Park Development Group for $62,500. The annual cost to maintain this property was $5,000.

1540 W. 84th St: The former Cuffe school building, which has been vacant since 2009, will be sold to Edward Rohn for $2,500. The annual cost to maintain this property was $11,000.

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Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) consists of high school Community Youth Council (CYC) members from across the country. Serving on the National CYC Youth Advisory Board takes many hours of service during the school year. On average, most members contribute over 300 hours of time with work for the YAB, work with their CYC’s, and individual projects or presentations. Serving as a member of this select group requires commitment, dedication and sacrifice of time and often other organizational events.

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The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) consists of high school Community Youth Council (CYC) members from across the country. Serving on the National CYC Youth Advisory Board takes many hours of service during the school year. On average, most members contribute over 300 hours of time with work for the YAB, work with their CYC’s, and individual projects or presentations. Serving as a member of this select group requires commitment, dedication and sacrifice of time and often other organizational events.

Apply to Serve on the 2015-2016 Youth Advisory Board

If you are interested on serving on the YAB in 2015-2016, please complete a YAB application.

Applications are due May 15, 2015.

Download an application at: http://www.awofinc.org/Pages/YouthCouncil.aspx

Contact Je'Taun Linn Community Youth Worker for more information Linn.awofinc@gmail.com or (773) 441-4690

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Jan 19

4 dead, 13 wounded in weekend shootings

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as 18-year-old Bernard Pippen, of the 11000 block of South State Street in Chicago, according to the medical examiner. A Sunday autopsy determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound into the neck and through the chest.

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A man was fatally shot Saturday near the 1200 block of South Pulaski Road in the Lawndale neighborhood.

According to preliminary reports, the 21-year-old man arrived at the emergency room of John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and said he had been shot near Hoyne Avenue and Warren Boulevard, said Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

About 6:48 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the 9600 block of South Green Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side where they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.

...Cook County medical examiner's office. He was later identified as Cornelius Hunter, of the 1700 block of North Luna Avenue in Chicago, according to the medical examiner. A Sunday autopsy determined that the cause of...

The 17-year-old, identified as Walter L. Wright, was standing on a sidewalk in the 5800 block of South Western Avenue about 7:20 p.m. when an unknown offender approached him and fired shots, police and the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Wright, of the 5300 block of South May Street, was pronounced dead at 8:09 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office. A Saturday autopsy by the medical examiner's office listed Wright's cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds.

Jan 19

15-year-old boy charged in fatal shooting of 18-year-old boy in Gresham

...p.m. on Saturday. The Cook County medical examiner's office said Pippen, of the 11000-block of South State Street, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 15-year-old boy was charged with first...

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...in Chicago's Gresham neighborhood. Bernard Pippen, 18, was shot in the neck in the 9600-block of South Green Street around 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Cook County medical examiner's office said Pippen...

Jan 19

4 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Pippen, of the 11000 block of South State, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:10 p.m., authorities said. Police said “persons of interest” were being questioned in connection with the shooting.

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Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Officers responding to a call of a shots fired about 6:50 p.m. in the 9600 block of South Green Street found 18-year-old Bernard Pippen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck, authorities said.

About 12:45 p.m., Cornelius Hunter was in a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Pulaski when occupants of another vehicle fired shots in his direction, authorities said. He was shot...

Hunter, of the 1700 block of North Luna, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m., authorities said.

Walter L. Wright was in the 5800 block of South Western about 7:30 p.m. when a gunman walked up and shot him in the chest, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Wright, of the 5300 block of South May, was taken to Mount Sinai, where he was pronounced dead at 8:09 p.m., authorities said.

A man, 23, was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 800 block of South Albany when a green SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was shot in the heel and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Jan 19

4 dead, 12 wounded in weekend shootings

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as 18-year-old Bernard Pippen, of the 11000 block of South State Street in Chicago, according to the medical examiner. A Sunday autopsy determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound into the neck and through the chest.

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A man was fatally shot Saturday near the 1200 block of South Pulaski Road in the Lawndale neighborhood.

According to preliminary reports, the 21-year-old man arrived at the emergency room of John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and said he had been shot near Hoyne Avenue and Warren Boulevard, said Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

About 6:48 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the 9600 block of South Green Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side where they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.

...Cook County medical examiner's office. He was later identified as Cornelius Hunter, of the 1700 block of North Luna Avenue in Chicago, according to the medical examiner. A Sunday autopsy determined that the cause of...

The 17-year-old, identified as Walter L. Wright, was standing on a sidewalk in the 5800 block of South Western Avenue about 7:20 p.m. when an unknown offender approached him and fired shots, police and the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Wright, of the 5300 block of South May Street, was pronounced dead at 8:09 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office. A Saturday autopsy by the medical examiner's office listed Wright's cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds.

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Boy, 15, Charged With Murder In Washington Heights

Pippen, of the 11000 block of South State, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:10 p.m., authorities said.

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About 6:50 p.m. Saturday, officers responding to a call of a shots fired in the 9600 block of South Green Street found 18-year-old Bernard Pippen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Boy, 15, charged with killing Roseland teen

An autopsy determined Pippen, of the 11000 block of South State Street, was killed by a gunshot wound into his neck and through his chest.

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Police found Pippen shot in the 9600 block of South Green Street about 6:48 p.m. Saturday, police said. He had been shot repeatedly, police said.

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