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Crime and grafitti in our neighborhood

I heard that Indian Boundary and some other neighborhoods petitioned for tax breaks on their homes due to declining property values (O'Hare Airport noise) and won their appeals. Maybe we should appeal our property taxes also on the same basis due to the graffiti that is all over our neighborhoods and crime too. There are homes in our area that are just not selling and this is most likely the reason. I also notice that Alderman Arena and Alderman Cullerton are active in their everyblock posts. Guess that our guys, Suarez and Reboyas are too busy.

  • Marty92 4- yr. resident

    Sounds like great idea. Our taxes just went up!!!

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Blackhawk Park Next Door group

If you live in and around the Blackhawk Park area (Fullerton to Armitage, Cicero to Laramie), you are more than welcome to join the neighborhood Nextdoor group.

https://blackhawkpark.nextdoor.com/choose_address/

  • Alonso Born and raised in the Cragin neighborhood.

    Ignore the 8 day deadline. I talked to the main organizer for NextDoor a few days ago and she has lifted the deadline for ND's in her area. You can also post it on your FB page and see if others might join. Hopefully we get our 10 members quickly and can start making some much needed changes around here. :)

  • PetParent Founder of Pets Are Like Family

    I just joined the group, but it says the group will dissolve in like 8 days if we don't at least 6 more members by then. I signed up to have postcards sent to neighbors, but that won't be quick enough.. I don't have neighbor email addresses. Hope you can get some more folks on board.

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'Prank' Call About Blue Line Collapse Lands Woman in Jail: Prosecutors

Alicja Wojtal, of the 2500 block of North Lockwood Avenue, was arrested at her home Monday night after officials from the city's dispatch center tracked a phone used to call 911, prosecutors said.

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Lloyd Elementary School Parents and Potential Parents

I'd like to know more about our neighborhood school. Per CPS website, Lloyd is it. I'm in the 4900 block of west Altgeld. Are there any organized groups of parents or future parents of Lloyd students?

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Gang graffiti

Barry and Lockwood has been hit with lots of gang graffiti for the last few months. Please join me in reporting it to 311 or Ald. Juarez.

  • Deb R Fed-up

    Last time I checked it was Reboyas. Either way they are both useless.

  • Is Suarez is alderman for this street?

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Laramie avenue will be closed down from Fullerton to Grand

Fyi: According to a very small electronic road sign, Laramie avenue will be closed between Grand and Fullerton from April 1 to May 31. Take Cicero or Central as a detour so you won't be late to work or school. The sewers are going to be replaced as will the massive pot holes on the streets.

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  • Hanson Park Elementary School reviewed

    Hanson Park is an exceptional school. The teachers are very welcoming and understanding. Not only do they have great teaching skills, but also have a great way to communicate with students. They may be hard on the students at times, but after receiving ISAT scores, you'll be able to see that its worth it. Hanson Park has an atmosphere that is welcoming to everyone.

    Hanson Park Elementary School (5411 West Fullerton Avenue) Published on GreatSchools March 29, 2014

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Make Your Voice Heard- Join Us On TV LIVE

Speak out about issues facing your community or find out what's happening behind-the-scenes in your ward when Ald. Ariel Reboyras (30th Ward) takes your calls LIVE. Join Political Forum this Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. on cable channel 21 in Chicago and online at http://cantv.org/live/. Leave a question on this post or call in to join the conversation LIVE. For more information on Political Forum and upcoming episodes, visit: http://cantv.org/politicalforum.htm.

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