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Two broken legs, abandoned by owner

I normally do only cat rescue but, on my way home from PAWS Intake on 26th Street, I came across a dog who had been hit by a car. I couldn't just drive past.

Please check out the story and help support my fundraiser by donating and/or by sharing to your social networks:

https://www.gofundme.com/DiamondDogChicago

    Click here to support Two broken legs, abandoned by owner organized by Joann Seastrom
    Diamond suffered two broken back legs after being hit by a car on Friday 8/18. The driver slowed down to see what he hit, but he did not stop. The dog laid on the side of the road unable to move. A group of young men hovered over her, discussing what to do.
    https://www.gofundme.com

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Updated 10 hours ago

    9-Mile 'Portage Museum' Could Transform The Northwest Side
    CHICAGO - Visitors to this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial can check out a sweeping proposal for more than a dozen new new art installations and public areas along the 9-mile stretch of Irving Park Road between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers.
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2 days ago

Updated 12 hours ago

Amazon HQ2

Is Chicago in line to win the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes? How would this affect the city? The Lincoln Yards site along the Chicago River has been most talked about. The site will have a new Metra stop, water taxi and 606 trail extension. So what about housing? The addition of 50,000 jobs will obviously increase demand. In the seven years since Amazon established it's first HQ in Seattle, home prices are up 83% and the average median price for a home is 700k. Average median price for Chicago is 306k. Anyone owning a home now could see a huge jump in equity. Same for anyone who buys before Amazon announces the winner next year.

  • SCC Northwest sider my whole life.

    In the pockets of city unions.

    You mean the same city unions whose members are required to live in the city?

    Likewise, the county union employees who are required to live in the county?

    So you're saying those wages are earned by your neighbors?

  • I'm sure Rahm is doing this out of the goodness of his own heart. Right! Take a wild guess what companies will be involved in the construction? Kinney, Pepper, Walsh, etc. All donors to Rahm's campaign fund! All vendors will be connected also. Can you say Midway & O'Hare?

42 hours ago

Updated 15 hours ago

Composting

My dear wife wants to start composting. I called the Alderman, but they said they do not have any. Does anyone know of a cheap resource or a giveaway of compost barrels?

  • NatureNut SE PortageParker since1992

    A container is not necessary for composting. Just make a pile in an inconspicuous place. Easy peasy.

  • pattymelt is mostly in charge

    You could join Freecycle, an online community of people who freely give away items to others, and make a WANTED post. To join Freecycle, see:

    https://my.freecycle.org/

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Updated 20 hours ago

Bring your mom to this free event!

Sunday, October 1, 11am-1pm @ Anne's Haven. We'll bring the mimosas and get the stories flowing. It will be an experience you won't forget!

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Sep 13

Updated 32 hours ago

Martini Club?

Hi, recent addition to Portage Park here! Does anyone know the scoop on Martini Club on Irving Park? It seems to be closed, but then I saw it was open the other night. Is it really, as the name implies, a martini club?

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Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Lost! #Chicago #IL #PortagePark (Eddy & Laramie) Ferrari - Female German Shepherd Dog - Mix. Tan/Yellow/Black. Call 773-905-3017. Friendly. Cook...


6 days ago

Updated 36 hours ago

Lost Cat and REWARD North Kolmar Ave and Cornelia Ave!!

Heartsick over my cat who went missing Sunday September 10th, due to construction work on outside of home. Recent rescue and not microchipped yet and both of us battling illness and truly are lifelines within each other. Please find it in your heart to help with ANY information and contact James at 917-817-9691

  • Whereabouts did he go missing from? Also, is his muzzle that dark orange or is it white? I saw an orange cat on the 3000 block of Troy st a few days ago who looked like that but the area around his mouth was white, wondering if your picture darkened the area.

  • I sent you a message from Nextdoor. Check your spam folder if you haven't gotten it and email me back if you want help looking or hanging signs. You're not that far from me. Good luck!

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Shooting on Warwick & Marmora

On 09/15 at approx. 11:30 a.m. gunfire erupted coming from 5858 W. Warwick. Heard two volleys of 5 to 7 shots. Within minutes our neighborhood was swarming with police from 16th. District. The efficiency and professionalism shown by our officers was reassuring that they were indeed protecting and serving us well. The location of the incident is now being watched by many eyes of disturbed residents.
Myself, I am confident that our neighborhood is indeed secure and the drug dealers are being watched closely by all...24/7.
THANK YOU TO ALL 016 OFFICERS WHO RESPONDED. YOU ARE AWESOME!

  • We had the same problem but with drugs a they got evicted because of the constant 911 calls. It works stay on it.

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    The 911 call taker will ask you your name but all you have to say is that you wish to remain anonymous and your call will still be dispatched to the patrol cars

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Sep 13

Updated 2 days ago

Laundry Washing Machine Repair

I popped a breaker while the washing machine was running, now that I've turned it back on the washing machine isn't working. GE wants $100 just to come look, does anyone have a local repairman?

  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH RAVEN58

  • Dennis 30 year Jefferson Park resident

    Carl Gia from Accurate Appliance Service is simply amazing. I have a refrigerator that Abt sent 3 techs to fix a problem with dispensing ice and water. They gave us 3 different diagnoses with parts needed that ranged from $59 to $469. A different one would come to install part...

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    Carl Gia from Accurate Appliance Service is simply amazing. I have a refrigerator that Abt sent 3 techs to fix a problem with dispensing ice and water. They gave us 3 different diagnoses with parts needed that ranged from $59 to $469. A different one would come to install part ordered by previous one and come up with different diagnosis. Carl walked in and fixed my problem in 15 minutes. No parts were needed. He's also fixed a problem with the cooktop on our gas range. Never had him here for washer or drier, but I've heard great reviews. He's reliable and very reasonable. I couldn't recommend him more!

Oct 26 2012

Updated 2 days ago

Is this unreasonable? - neighborhood kids

So our next door neighbors and their kids think they own the block. They have no respect for others' property. Aside from their garbage ending up in our yard (from eating/drinking soda and throwing the wrapping/cans on the ground or over the fence on our property), our bigger issue is with them causing physical damage to our home. I understand that kids are kids - we have a 4 year old, but they insist on playing soccer or baseball either...

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So our next door neighbors and their kids think they own the block. They have no respect for others' property. Aside from their garbage ending up in our yard (from eating/drinking soda and throwing the wrapping/cans on the ground or over the fence on our property), our bigger issue is with them causing physical damage to our home. I understand that kids are kids - we have a 4 year old, but they insist on playing soccer or baseball either in front of our home or in their driveway. Either way, the balls always end up hitting our home and windows. We just replaced all of our windows including a large bay window (which cost a pretty penny) and we are getting ready to put new siding on. But I'm constantly out there talking to them about not playing ball in the sidewalk and hitting our house; there is a field 3 blocks away. These kids (ranging from 7-13) don't give 2 sh*ts about what I tell them (I'm always being polite and respectful when I speak to them). Their parents also don't care because they are usually outside and can see that the balls are hitting our house, cars, etc. and yet, they don't do anything about it. they only yell at the kids if the ball hits their home/car.

Anyways, I don't think it's unreasonable to expect others to respect your property and not cause damage to it. Is there anything else I can do? This may seem petty to some but it really pisses me off.

  • This post is also 5 years old...ha

  • Spam Alert Don't be selling your used junk up in here, okay?

    Things were so much simpler back in two-aught-twelve.

Sep 05

Updated 2 days ago

  • Rosa Vargas Padron Hi Im new signed up to help find our dog & connec.

    No not chip we had his appointment set up for this Friday....and montose & Cicero

  • Is there any good news.... Have you and your dog been reunited?

Sep 09

Updated 2 days ago

September 8, 2017 Update

...am-2 pm, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long. Vendors gather on the NW corner of Long and Irving Park to offer locally grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, specialty items, prepared foods, and more...

Thur., Sept. 21, 5-6 pm, Gray Elementary School, 3730 N. Laramie. Learn about exciting educational opportunities during the Gray School Family and Community Open House. More info:Gray website. Free.

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The event runs September 8 through September 10 at 6030 N. Milwaukee. Visit Throwback Music Fest’s website to learn more about the event and view the entertainment line up.

The Independence Park Advisory Council is hosting their 4th annual Independence Park Beer Fest on Saturday, September 16, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield.

Celebrate ten years of exceptional theater at the Filament during their Tenth Anniversary Benefit. The event will take place on Saturday, October 7, at 7:30 pm at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Applicants will be selected via a lottery process on Tuesday, October 31, at 9:00 am in Preston Bradley Hall on the third floor at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street.

Classes meet every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Education and Training Division at 1300 W. Jackson.

Fri., Sept 8, 6:30-8:30 pm,Storehouse Church, 5701 W. Montrose. The 16th District invites youth ages 12-19 to join them for a Youth Ice Cream Social. Leaders discuss the benefits of giving back to your community by volunteering and how we can better our neighborhood. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Sept 9, 9 am-1 pm, SRB Community Spirit Garden, Higgins & Central. Looking for an easy way to socialize, spend time outside, and get your hands dirty...

Sat., Sept 9, 9 am-3 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Swing by the front lawn, the side lawn, and the main field house for the Dunham Park Neighborhood Yard Sale. More info & register for a spot: online.$15/10 ‘x 10’ spot. Free to attend, cost of purchases apply. 

Sat., Sept 9, 10 am-12 pm, Eugene Field Park, 5100 N. Ridgeway.  Join the 17th District for a Women’s Self Defense Workshop. Email organizers or call 312-742-4588 to RSVP. Free.

Sat., Sept 9, 12-7 pm, 4144 N. Kenneth. George Gonzalez and Mary Foster showcase their work in an Art in the Garden show. This is an oudoor art show in a private city garden. Join for an afternoon of botanical paintings, photography, flora, fauna, and fun. More info:online. Free.

Sun., Sept 10, 9:30 am-1:30 pm,Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long.Support your favorite vendors and purchase locally grown food at the Jefferson Park Sunday Market. The market runs through October and offers a great selection. More info: online. Free to attend, cost of purchases apply. 

Mon., Sept 11,7pm, Basement of the Irving Park Baptist Church, 4401 W. Irving Park. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Old Irving Park Association meeting. Free. 

Tue., Sept 12, 8:30 am, St. Edward School, 4343 W. Sunnyside. Join teachers and faculty for Tour Tuesday at St. Edward School. More info: 773-736-9133. Free.

Tue., Sept 12, 1-3 pm, The Kilpatrick Renaissance, 4655 W. Berteau. Join the Kilpatrick Renaissance for an afternoon of welness information, give-aways, door prizes, and refreshments during a Health & Wellness Senior Fair. Raffle winner every 15 minutes. More info: 773-283-4655. Free

Tue., Sept 12, 7 pm, Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn.Learn what you can do about crime during the1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Wed., Sept 13, 7 pm, Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Sat., Sept 16, 9 am,17th District Station, Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski.Teens can discuss how they can fight crime during aPeer Jury – Youth Beat Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Sat., Sept 16, 9 am-3 pm, Messiah Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 6200 W. Addison. Drop off donations toHelp Hurricane Harvey Families. Collecting new closing, new socks, new undergarments, diapers...

Sun., Sept 17, 9 am-2 pm,Copernicus Center Parking Lot, Lawrence and Lipps. There is something for everyone at thisFlea Market/Garage Sale. Upwards of 30 vendors will...

Sun., Sept 17, 10 am-2 pm, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long. Vendors gather on the NW corner of Long and Irving Park to offer locally grown...

Tue., Sept 19, 1 pm, 16th District Police Station, Community Room 5151 N. Milwaukee. Meet officers and receive helpful resources during the Monthly Senior Meeting. Special guest Angela M. Gambino from Brokerage Resources will attend. Win fun prizes during Bingo! More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Tue., Sept 26, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Sept 27, 4-7 pm, Potbelly, 4185 W. Irving Park.Satiate your appetite while giving back to a local school, Gray School, during thePotbelly Sandwich Shop Gives Back fundraiser. 25% of net sales will be donated to the school. Cost of purchases. 

Wed., Sept 27, 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 Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

    September 8, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Just because school has started doesn't mean summer is over. I hope you will join me this Sunday, September 10, at the Jefferson Park Sunday Market. Your favorite vendors will be back with a great selection of produce, baked goods, unique artisan products, and much more.
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  • Or they could weigh the risks vs the benefits and move here, like McDonalds, Beam, Mars, Wilson, and Motorola. Relatively low real estate, skilled workforce and great transportation.

  • We all have the will to better our lives. Morgan Freeman Tells CNN’s Don Lemon Being Black Or Latino Has Nothing To Do With Being Poor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPeeh18a3wY&t=9s

2 days ago

Update from PPNA: Exciting News About the Northwest Portage Walking Museum!

The Portage Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) is pleased to share some exciting updates about our idea for the Northwest Portage Walking Museum, an outdoor museum to be comprised of artistic, historical, cultural, and natural installations along Irving Park Rd. between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers.

New Lead Partners for Northwest Portage Walking Museum
The American Indian Center (AIC) and the Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG) have joined PPNA as lead partners to work on realizing the walking museum. Their...

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The Portage Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) is pleased to share some exciting updates about our idea for the Northwest Portage Walking Museum, an outdoor museum to be comprised of artistic, historical, cultural, and natural installations along Irving Park Rd. between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers.

New Lead Partners for Northwest Portage Walking Museum
The American Indian Center (AIC) and the Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG) have joined PPNA as lead partners to work on realizing the walking museum. Their assistance is key as they bring important expertise and organizational capacity to this project. CPAG has applied for a grant from the Chicago Community Trust to fund two museum installation sites at the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers and will learn in late September if the grant has been approved. Together with the AIC and CPAG, we have convened a steering committee with representatives from other organizations that have also joined the effort to advance this project.

Northwest Portage Walking Museum Represented at Chicago Biennial
PPNA is also excited to announce that Perkins+Will, a Chicago architectural and design firm, has offered their design services to support the walking museum. They have taken up the idea in a big way, creating design concepts for the walking museum that will be on display as part of the Chicago Biennial Between States exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Foundation Gallery at 224 S. Michigan Ave. The exhibit is free and open to the public from September 19th to December 31st and we encourage all to attend.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ttv3wzFQb1h8xXUhr13jZJxmiCrVgi8jFLhO0emKr8A/edit?usp=sharing

Also, our next public meeting is tonight, our guest speaker is Rep. Will Guzzardi, 39th Dist., see:

http://chicago.everyblock.com/neighbor-events/sep18-ppna-september-public-meeting-8290064/

    Northwest Portage Walking Museum update 20170917
    The Portage Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) is pleased to share some exciting updates about our idea for the Northwest Portage Walking Museum, an outdoor museum to be comprised of artistic, historical, cultural, and natural installations along Irving Park Rd. between the Chicago and Des P...
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Sep 08

Updated 6 days ago

Call your county commissioner to tell them to vote no for the sugar tax

There is a vote at next weeks county board meeting. Please call your commissioner and tell them to vote NO for this tax. This tax is nothing more than a tax to keep the bloated county government going.

  • You should be really upset with the Federal Government for givings subsidies for corn syrup. Your money is being used to create the sugary drinks and then you're being taxed additionally for their purchase.

    That's double taxation baby!

  • Sign the petition.

6 days ago

Thieves targeting minivans on NW Side

5200-block of West Patterson Avenue between 5 p.m. Aug. 20 and 2 a.m. Aug. 22;

5100-block of West Eddy Street between 9 p.m. Aug. 21 and 8 a.m. Aug. 22;

3700-block of North Laramie Avenue at 10:20 a.m. Sept. 11

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3200-block of North Lavergne Avenue at 11 p.m. Aug. 18;

5900-block of West Eddy Street between 6:15 p.m. Aug. 31 and 9:45 a.m. Sept. 1;

4800-block of North Milwaukee Avenue between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 6;

    Thieves targeting minivans on NW Side
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Sep 13

Updated 6 days ago

    Hate Has No Home Here
    If you want to put the words in your window, we have a sign! Pick up this free sign at the alderman's office today from 10-2 or weekdays 9-6. 4754 N. Milwaukee Ave. or feel free to download and print your own window sign. Big thanks to North Park Neighbors for this brilliant idea and artwork.
    http://ward45.org
  • Get rid of the 5150 building plan. It is not at all virtuous for the residents who would move in there. Find a better location with easy access to a park and whose residents would feel like they are part of a neighborhood. 5150 has the Kennedy Expressway and various...

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    Get rid of the 5150 building plan. It is not at all virtuous for the residents who would move in there. Find a better location with easy access to a park and whose residents would feel like they are part of a neighborhood. 5150 has the Kennedy Expressway and various industrial buildings as their neighbors. If built, it will be near the busiest intersection in Jefferson Park. I would not move my children there. Nobody will choose to pay to live there. it will end up exclusively with voucher residents who are there because they have run out of choices not because they want to be there.
    Listen to your constituents or you will soon be out of a job, Mr. Arena.

    Hate has no home here...neither does corruption nor do buildings that will enrich a man who is out for himself and is out of touch with his constituents.

Sep 14

Sep 14

Jun 16

Updated Sep 13

Jeff Park Affordable Housing Opponent John Garrido Caught Violating City Ethics Law

John Garrido (CPD Lt. John Garrido/Former losing 45th Ward aldermanic candidate John Garrido/Leading outspoken opponent of the Jefferson Park affordable housing project John Garrido/(Likely) fake EveryBlock name-user John Garrido) VIOLATED the city's Ethics ordinance, per a report released June 15,2017: See the list of names, John Garrido is number 28, on the list linked from this 6/15/17 City Press Release:
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/ethics/provdrs/statements_of_financialinterests/news/2017/june/FIS-Viol-2017.html
"June 15, 2017
Employees and Officials Who Did Not Timely File Statements of Financial Interests

Employees and Officials who violated the Ethics Ordinance for failure to timely file 2017 Statements of Financial Interests"

    City of Chicago :: Employees and Officials Who Did Not Timely File Statements of Financial Interests
    Businesses & Professionals Artists & Entertainers Builders Caregivers Contractors Cultural Organizations Developers Educators Existing Businesses Food Service Establishments
    https://www.cityofchicago.org
  • Robert Rohdenburg Activist Citizen

    LT. JOHN GARRIDO:CPD Captains handle a lot of legal paperwork and reports, don't the Lt. John Garrido? Opps! Your recent mistake and mishandling of work-related legal paperwork and your past mistake( excessive force of a minor child costing the city $40,000), may have cost you a promotion.

    Since your chances...

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    LT. JOHN GARRIDO:CPD Captains handle a lot of legal paperwork and reports, don't the Lt. John Garrido? Opps! Your recent mistake and mishandling of work-related legal paperwork and your past mistake( excessive force of a minor child costing the city $40,000), may have cost you a promotion.

    Since your chances of becoming Aldermen are dimmer now, will you be satisfied being a Lt. the rest of your CPD career? Will you move to a ward where they residents don't know you or your failed past? Opps! The Internet is forever isn't it? And nearly everyone has access to it. t looks like that option is off the table.

    How do you think those closely examining the CPD, including the press,, activists ,and the public, will respond to you being promoted with your past? Will the Mayor want to tarnish his political career (any more than it is already) by allowing you or other officers with a like past, to get promotions, no matter what yous other previous job record or Captian's test results. Remember the mayor is in FAVOR of various city affordable housing efforts and used to work for the CHA earlier in his career. The Mayor is also repeatedly on the public record OPPOSING discrimination, which his what some think the Jefferson Park NIMBY's are really about. Do you really think that the Mayor would risk being seen as police reform hypocrite at election time, just to get you better pay and pension? I don't think he would. He would be foolish if he did. Your superiors would also be foolish if they OK'ed your promotion.

  • Robert Rohdenburg Activist Citizen

    LT. JOHN GARRIDO If you fail to be promoted, you could always sue the city. OPP!. Your lawsuits against Ald. Arena, didn't go far, did they? :
    FROM:https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20141014/jefferson-park/45th-ward-aldermanic-race-heats-up-even-though-its-four-months-away
    45th Ward Aldermanic Race Heats Up, Even Though It's Four Months Away
    By Heather Cherone | October 14, 2014 5:54am
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    LT. JOHN GARRIDO If you fail to be promoted, you could always sue the city. OPP!. Your lawsuits against Ald. Arena, didn't go far, did they? :
    FROM:https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20141014/jefferson-park/45th-ward-aldermanic-race-heats-up-even-though-its-four-months-away
    45th Ward Aldermanic Race Heats Up, Even Though It's Four Months Away
    By Heather Cherone | October 14, 2014 5:54am
    (Excerpt):"After the 2011 election, Garrido sued Arena and three unions that supported the alderman for defamation, claiming that advertisements asserting Garrido took money from a firm involved in the much-maligned 2009 parking meter privatization deal and would collect two municipal pensions if elected were "outright lies" that hurt his reputation and his career as a police officer and a lawyer."

    Although it was initially dismissed, the suit was revived in June 2013, and is still pending, although Arena's lawyers have asked that it be dismissed."
    (Didn't you multiple election and court case losses and your excessive force on a minor child, $40,000 expense to the city,and your recent ethics law violation also "hurt his reputation and his career as a police officer and a lawyer."?)

    FROM:https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20150519/jefferson-park/john-garridos-lawsuit-against-ald-john-arena-dismissed-again
    John Garrido's Lawsuit Against Ald. John Arena Dismissed, Again
    By Heather Cherone | May 19, 2015 6:08am

    FROM:https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20150624/jefferson-park/john-garridos-lawsuit-against-ald-john-arena-finally-over
    John Garrido's Lawsuit Against Ald. John Arena Finally Over
    By Heather Cherone | June 24, 2015 6:16am

    FROM:http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/ald-arena-sued-for-battery-staff-says-suit-motivated-by-politics/
    Ald. Arena sued for battery:staff says suit "motivated by politics,
    Chicago 06/20/16 03:09pm

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Sep 11

Nanny-share

I am the nanny for this nanny-share. One of the munchkins I watch is leaving to be with her big sister. I am looking for a child that needs care during the day.
I am located by Addison & Austin. There is more individual attention and less sickness in a smaller environment. If you are interested feel free to contact me via email or text.
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Sep 06

Updated Sep 11

What happened around Patterson and Menard? (1:00am~ 9/6/2017)

Heard individual loud bangs from the distance from Melvina at around 1:00 am. I went on the police scanner and police said there were a bunch of calls of shots fired in that area. any clarification on what happened?

  • You probably heard the retaliation. They must of missed. Nothing else reported in the area on the 6th

  • It was fireworks. Retaliation? Lol I hope that was a bad joke.

Sep 11

Sep 08

Updated Sep 10

Found Orange Cat

There is a long- haired orange cat hanging out on the 4400block of Montrose.

  • Yes in today's world nobody should let their cats roam.So many dangers and cruel people.Check for micro chip if caught.All my strays adjusted well to indoor life.Can you post on Lost Cats of IL? Thanks for caring

  • Thank you for helping this kitty. Many, many blessings to you!

Sep 01

Updated Sep 10

Really that bad?

Good morning everyone! I read EveryBlock daily for Portage Park / Six corners. Lately I have been seeing more and more comments about the area going downhill. Is this the case?

It seems things are happening that are positive in the Six Corners area. New small businesses etc. (onviously with the exception of the bank hole). The neighborhoods still seems quiet and contain a very tight community feeling which is hard to find. What are your thoughts?, I am interested!

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    City plays the race card to get things done and people arguing ,go walk at midnight down some of the side streets and wake up . It's not about race its bad elements and crime.The alderman should not have police protection for them or their families if it is safe like they assume it to be wont be a problem.

  • Sue Portage Park-er

    I did report the one on Long & Byron via the website, also the one north of it on the building east side of Long.

Sep 10

    Irma Response | Resources for Hurricane Irma Response, Relief, Recovery
    If you need to evacuate, click below to view the Shelter Map for open shelters in your area. If you're a shelter and need supplies/volunteers, click below to let us know what you need. Si necesita un refugio, haga click abajo para ver el Mapa con refugios abiertos en su area.
    https://www.irmaresponse.org

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Sep 09

Updated Sep 09

Free Moving Boxes

Just moved to Portage Park and have lots of small, medium & large Lowes Moving boxes, several heavyweight. Also wardrobes, dish pack boxes, lamp boxes, etc. Free to anyone who'd like to come get them. Message me & we can make arrangements.

  • Can i pick them up tomorrow? We are by byron st as well. Near ATI, in front of lutheran services

  • Yes, we're here before 11am, then late aftn. Text me 724-316-4096 & we'll work it out.

Sep 07

Updated Sep 09

found dog - sparky

in case my neighbors across the street check here. i have sparky. note on your door!

Aug 31

Updated Sep 09

Sudden increase of bums, crack addicts, in general riffraff & playground danger

I have been walking in portage Park in the last couple weeks and just noticed the sudden uptick significant Lee of bombs, crack addicts, and generally downtrodden rituals sleeping at the park benches in front of businesses throughout the neighborhood. Has this happened because of the increase in Texas? What's going on here ? Or neighborhood are used to be nice and clean for years ago when my wife and I moved. What to do Nallon seems like a neighborhood...

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I have been walking in portage Park in the last couple weeks and just noticed the sudden uptick significant Lee of bombs, crack addicts, and generally downtrodden rituals sleeping at the park benches in front of businesses throughout the neighborhood. Has this happened because of the increase in Texas? What's going on here ? Or neighborhood are used to be nice and clean for years ago when my wife and I moved. What to do Nallon seems like a neighborhood is going the way of Rogers Park Or uptown… Never hurts where we used to live and move because of that same reason. Also and I should probably start a new post for this one how come portage Park playground playground is so trashed? I've noticed it becoming increasingly damaged and no one seems to care park district isn't doing anything in terms of upkeep or maintenance the other day I was there with my daughter and they actually had police tape around the monkey bars it's actually dangerous for kids.

  • To contact the park director, I emailed the address on the Portage Park Website. I included my phone number in the email and he called the next day.

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Ask him to tell me what the writing on trash can facing playground means, is it a sign in another language or a bums language or maybe a no hate club for kids?

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