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Called the police X 2, Never showed up!

So last night, across the alley from my home, someone was breaking the windows out of a vacant home...I called the police & the dispatcher said a car would be sent. Fast-forward, 20 minutes, the vandalist(s) are really breaking up the place & I call the police again...The dispatcher says, I see your location as further east that what you are telling me, are you sure of the address? DUH! I've lived there for 15 years, I think I know my address! LONG STORY SHORT....No police showed up!

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Former 23rd Ward Aldermanic Candidate endorses Martin Arteaga

Former Aldermanic Candidate for Chicago’s 23rd Ward, Anna Corral, endorses and joins Martin Arteaga’s for 23rd Ward Alderman campaign.

Corral, a health professional and community activists in the south west side of Chicago, had previously launched her campaign for Alderman in the 23rd ward. After several conversations and meetings with the Arteaga Campaign, Corral decided to “join forces” and work together to bring the much needed change in the 23rd ward.
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Former Aldermanic Candidate for Chicago’s 23rd Ward, Anna Corral, endorses and joins Martin Arteaga’s for 23rd Ward Alderman campaign.

Corral, a health professional and community activists in the south west side of Chicago, had previously launched her campaign for Alderman in the 23rd ward. After several conversations and meetings with the Arteaga Campaign, Corral decided to “join forces” and work together to bring the much needed change in the 23rd ward.
“I found myself asking people to support my campaign or Martins. It was clear Martin had an organized campaign team and support from all over Chicago. Joining forces to work together for the 23rd ward and bring the change we need from the current administration made sense.” Said Corral.

Corral will join the Arteaga campaign as Community Outreach Director. “Having Anna’s endorsement and join our team is an honor. She cares a lot about the people in the 23rd Ward and like my self is a concerned parent and citizen who is tired of seeing the communities of the 23rd Ward being neglected.”

The 23rd Ward includes Midway International Airport and parts of Garfield Ridge, Clearing, Archer Heights and West Elsdon. But in the 2015 election, the ward also will spread south and east to take in parts of West Lawn, Chicago Lawn and other neighborhoods. The reconfigured 23rd Ward will see its Hispanic population jump from about 47 percent to around 67 percent.

  • Stand4truth Property owner

    Any candidate running for a political office must know that someone will dig into their history and try to find the dirt. Yet, an honest man or woman welcomes the challenge as a point of being transparent to the people. This is part of the problem with our leaders today...nobody...

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    Any candidate running for a political office must know that someone will dig into their history and try to find the dirt. Yet, an honest man or woman welcomes the challenge as a point of being transparent to the people. This is part of the problem with our leaders today...nobody wants to be transparent and definitely not... (Oooh no, I'm about to say a curse word)...ACCOUNTABLE to the people they are actually supposed to be representing. (My apology to all you sensitive ears out there. I know you all don't hear that kind of talk often!) HammerTime...your name is rather fitting since you obviously side with the ..."Can't touch this" mentality! The TRUTH, for which I do stand, is that like it or not, all of them, Zalewski, Villerreal, Arteaga, Goral, Coral, Rahm, Charilie Brown and the whole "Peanut" gang are now under a microscope and will be inspected and dissected (best time in Biology) by the press, opposing candidates and people like me and Mr. TOM. All they have to do is come up clean. Can your person do that? If so, then great! If not, don't be afraid to look elsewhere.

    In conclusion, (that is what you call a transitional phrase) I don't know who you are, but thank you because you sure got me, even more so, fired up and ready to turn up the heat! One more thing...I, too, am a property owner, that has, thankfully, never had to evict a person (knock on wood) because I screen my tenants well...including credit and background (nationally and locally) checks. That advise is for free....your (oops, I mean)… you're (contraction for you are) welcome.

    CLASS DISMISSED!

  • Stand4truth Property owner

    Wow...just like a teacher.. I already found some errors in my post..taking my red pen out now...shame on me! :-)

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13 Ward Electronic Recycling Day

This Saturday August 23 at Kennedy High School from 10 am- 1 pm

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New Alderman in the 13th ward?

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change in ward 13

Who else think that we need a change from the status quo. sound off here and let your voice be heard.

  • Do you have specifics Carlos or are you just looking for change for change sake?

  • You need change to progress. If there is no change things become stagnant. Plus its time that we take our community back and away from the politician own special interest.

  • So in other words change just for change sake.

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Alderman for the 13th ward in the upcoming election

I've worked for the City of Chicago for 15 years, as a watchman, laborer, and the last 5 years as a ward coordinator under the Department of Street and Sanitation.  As a ward coordinator I was on the frontlines and had a chance to work closely with the Ward's Alderman. I had an Opportunity to be at the Alderman's side and assist in the day to day operation of a Chicago City Ward. I've been active in politics for the...

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I've worked for the City of Chicago for 15 years, as a watchman, laborer, and the last 5 years as a ward coordinator under the Department of Street and Sanitation.  As a ward coordinator I was on the frontlines and had a chance to work closely with the Ward's Alderman. I had an Opportunity to be at the Alderman's side and assist in the day to day operation of a Chicago City Ward. I've been active in politics for the last 30 years from the grassroots up and am no stranger to Chicago politics.

I'm currently seeking to run for the seat of Alderman of the 13 Ward. I've lived there with my wife Kathy and 4 sons for 13 years. I'm currently a volunteer patient advocate at the University of Illinois Medical Campus. My goals for the 13th ward includes preventing violence in our community, providing vital services, and cleaning up our neighborhood, to bring a real change to the City of Chicago, and by offering my experience to better serve our community.

Luis"checo"Pacheco

  • If you question the validity of their savior there only defence is to attack you. typical response from a Madigoon.

  • Tad Wainright is 1

    Morally corrupt! come on. In 2011, one of the candidates against Quinn didn't file the correct paper work, so he was removed from the ballot by the Election board and the other candidate didn't have enough signatures to get on the ballot. Also, I believe they signed the same petition...

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    Morally corrupt! come on. In 2011, one of the candidates against Quinn didn't file the correct paper work, so he was removed from the ballot by the Election board and the other candidate didn't have enough signatures to get on the ballot. Also, I believe they signed the same petition as the Alderman's and perjured oneself. And was removed by the Chicago Board of Elections which is independent of Mike Madigan and anyone you think is conspiring to not have somebody on the ballot.

    Lifelong, I think you need to take a course in politics. Politics 101.

    If you decide to run for office you have to follow the rules. Plain and simple.

    Your pathetic and a cry baby.

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Jul 31

Updated Aug 12

Madigan - Quinn Service Office doing great!

The Madigan - Quinn Service Office should be commended for the great work they do for our community!

  • I see the Madigoons attacking residents again.laughable how they are trying to make a rubberstamper look good.

  • 30+ yrs Long-time resident, trying to help keep it livable

    I'm just looking for facts, not just " they are the best" and he "knows his people".
    Still don't know what that's supposed to mean. But I'm sure you have more than enough police at 67 & Kolin, there are no illegal rental conversion units there, your taxes are the...

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    I'm just looking for facts, not just " they are the best" and he "knows his people".
    Still don't know what that's supposed to mean. But I'm sure you have more than enough police at 67 & Kolin, there are no illegal rental conversion units there, your taxes are the lowest in the city - it all just couldn't be better. So go ahead and promote your guy.
    Again, if the service office responds to your requests, isn't that what they are supposed to do?
    I think we are both expressing ourselves, don't get offended if I just do not agree with you.

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Aug 07

Updated Aug 11

Walgreens on 79th & Pulaski

Does anyone know what is going on with this Walgreens Store? It looks closed, Red Box is also shut down.

  • Alisia Killer Tees Custom Apparel

    Yes, they closed this location down on July 17th. There's another store at 79th & Western, which is the location I frequent the most personally. It's easy in & out parking lot if you drive and there's a bus depot a block away that the #79 bus drops you at if you're coming from Pulaski down 79th st, about a 3 minute walk from the depot to the store. There's no Redbox there though. I think the next closest Redbox is in Jewel at 79 & Cicero.

  • They were getting robbed blind....!!!

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Aug 09

Updated Aug 09

Tad Wainright has all the answers

Tad is so smart

Jul 25

Updated Aug 09

Computer Fraud

I've been receiving calls from 953-267-6390 pretending to be from Windows Operating System. They are very hard to understand but the caller wants me to go to my computer and they will show me what is wrong with me computer. They call constantly and a couple years ago they claimed to be with Microsoft. Has anybody else received this call?

  • Duke, what warrants "to much information"?

  • PBB Homeowner

    Reminding us all. NEVER Important numbers. SSI, Credit Cards, Bank card, passwords or permission to take over your computer. If they can't WAIT for you to get a second opinion...you don't want them.

    I don't think you gave out too much information. Giving out information is like opening or locking...

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    Reminding us all. NEVER Important numbers. SSI, Credit Cards, Bank card, passwords or permission to take over your computer. If they can't WAIT for you to get a second opinion...you don't want them.

    I don't think you gave out too much information. Giving out information is like opening or locking your front door. If someone wants in. They are going to get in.
    Mostly you lock the door to keep the casual goofs from messing with your world.
    Of course those goofs can do a lot of damage if they use a sledgehammer on your door.....or on your Visa card.

    I would not tell them that I have a 1,500.00 Apple computer instead of a regular 500.00 computer but....they don't care what kind of computer we have....they want our Visa number....then they can buy many computers. Thanks neighbors! Pat B.

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Aug 03

current Alderman.

Taking a survey if your not happy with your current Alderman comment here why.

Aug 03

National Night Out Reminder

Please don't forget to join us for National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday August 5 starting at 6 PM in West Lawn Park

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