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Smart Meters

Recently I have had an installation of a Smart meter and while I was waiting to do a cost comparison I figured I would reach out to my neighbors to see if they had done some of this analysis on their electric bills already? I also wanted to see if there were any concerns related or incidents as early installation of these meters were known to cause fires, fines were threatened if refused, and billing issues had been shown to appear in other states.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Daniel...did u get my emails? If you are still interested call Dan 773-960-6045 and ask if he added u, your wife, Marcus to the list.

    Event starts at 8am today but goes all day and there are evening horderves.

  • Daniel - North Lawndale - 2006 MBA - DePaul - Informations Systems

    I did not see the emails perhaps he went to my junk mail so I will check but I will also call and inquire thank you.

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE EXISTING PORCH AND STAIRS PER CHICAGO CODE. EXISTING PORCH TO BE REPLACED IN THE SAME LOCATION WITH THE SAME CONSTRUCTION. PORCH PLANS SHOWN ARE SAME AS EXISTING IN PLACE. SOME MEMBER SIZES INCREASED TO COMPLY WITH CODE.

    1833 S. Karlov Ave. Issued September 16, 2014 Comment

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Presidential Library

WE DID IT NORTH LAWNDALE! WE MADE THE CUT!!!!

The Obama Foundation announced the four finalists today; The Universities of Chicago, Illinois (UIC) and Hawaii, along with Columbia University in New York. For anyone who does not know, WE approached UIC to have a university component. We formed a partnership, now we are finalists!

Here is part of the Obama Foundation's statement:

“We were amazed by the quality of responses to our Request for Qualifications and we are grateful to...

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WE DID IT NORTH LAWNDALE! WE MADE THE CUT!!!!

The Obama Foundation announced the four finalists today; The Universities of Chicago, Illinois (UIC) and Hawaii, along with Columbia University in New York. For anyone who does not know, WE approached UIC to have a university component. We formed a partnership, now we are finalists!

Here is part of the Obama Foundation's statement:

“We were amazed by the quality of responses to our Request for Qualifications and we are grateful to every institution that expressed interest in carrying President Obama’s legacy forward,” said Board Chair Martin Nesbitt. “These four potential partners have come the farthest in meeting our criteria and have each demonstrated a strong vision for the future Obama Presidential Library. We look forward to working with each institution to further refine their proposals over the coming months, and to presenting our recommendations to the President and First Lady early next year.”

Now is the time to step up North Lawndale. Now is the time, all of us who wants to make a difference in all of the North Lawndales of this country. Let your voices be heard. Join us at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Lawndale-Presidential-Library/366984393416815?ref=hl

  • Valerie F. Leonard Lawndale Community Builder and Policy Analyst

    Congratulations to everyone who had a hand in developing this application. I wish you the best! You make Lawndale proud!

  • Congratulations Lawndale and UIC.

Sep 15

Lo matan afuera de una iglesia

La Policía investiga el asesinato de un hombre afuera de una iglesia en la cuadra 4100 W. 16th St., al suroeste de Chicago. MICHAEL TERCHA/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Sep 15

1 dead, several injured on South, West sides

Outside of the church, a 28-year-old man lay critically injured on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of West 16th Street on the West Side, one of at least three victims of shootings and a stabbing on the South and West sides of the city. The man later died, according to police.

...with a gunshot wound, Estrada said. The man told officials that he was on the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood when he was shot in the left hand, Estrada said. The...

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He was identified as Charles Labon, of the 1900 block of South St. Louis Avenue, according to the medical examiner.

...Care Center, Estrada said. The shooting happened at 11:35 a.m. Sunday on the 6900 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, said Estrada...

At 2:06 p.m. a 20-year-old man was stabbed on the 7800 block of South Racine Avenue in what police believe may be a domestic-related incident, police said. The man told...

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Don't Let Paperwork Be a Problem for Your Nonprofit

Don’t Let Your Paperwork Keep You From Getting the Funding You Deserve

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Wednesday Workshops
October 1, 2014 Thru October 22, 2014
10:00 am-11:30 am
BUILD, Inc., 5100 West Harrison
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Facilitator: Valerie F. Leonard, Expert in Community and Organizational Development

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Don’t Let Your Paperwork Keep You From Getting the Funding You Deserve

Take the 30-Day Compliance Challenge!

Wednesday Workshops
October 1, 2014 Thru October 22, 2014
10:00 am-11:30 am
BUILD, Inc., 5100 West Harrison
$25.00 per workshop in advance; $35.00 at the door
Facilitator: Valerie F. Leonard, Expert in Community and Organizational Development

Get up to speed with all your filings in 30 days:

IRS
Illinois Attorney General
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Your Funders

Register for Workshop 1: The Roles of the Organization, Community, Foundations and Guidestar https://www.eventbrite.com/e/keep-your-organization-legal-workshop-1-the-roles-of-the-organization-community-foundations-and-tickets-9084765779

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Sep 14

Police: Man Fatally Shot In North Lawndale

The 28-year-old was walking in the 4100 block of West 16th when a gray minivan pulled up, and someone inside started shooting, police said.

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1 dead, several injured on South, West sides

Outside of the church, a 28-year-old man lay critically injured on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of West 16th Street on the West Side, one of at least three victims of shootings and a stabbing on the South and West sides of the city. The man later died, according to police.

...with a gunshot wound, Estrada said. The man told officials that he was on the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood when he was shot in the left hand, Estrada said. The...

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...Care Center, Estrada said. The shooting happened at 11:35 a.m. Sunday on the 6900 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, said Estrada...

At 2:06 p.m. a 20-year-old man was stabbed on the 7800 block of South Racine Avenue in what police believe may be a domestic-related incident, police said. The man told...

Sep 14

Man critically wounded in North Lawndale shooting

...North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The 28-year-old was walking in the 4100 block of West 16th when a gray minivan pulled up, and someone inside started shooting, police said. He was...

Sep 14

Shootings leave several injured on South, West Sides

The man told officials that he was on the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side when he was shot in the left hand, Estrada said. The man was in good condition, police said.

The most serious shooting happened at 1:50 p.m. on the 4100 block of West 16th Street in Lawndale, Estrada said.

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This first shooting happened at 11:35 a.m. Sunday on the 6900 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

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Presidential Library

On June 16th, the Barack Obama Foundation received 13 responses to its Request for Qualifications. Since then, it appears that the various bidders have chosen to silently wait for the Foundation’s decision, due sometime this month. Unfortunately, we fell into that mindset. Apologies.
From the beginning, developing a sense of pride in this and similar communities across the country was what our efforts were all about.
There is no doubt that physically, geographically and demographically, North Lawndale has the superior...

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On June 16th, the Barack Obama Foundation received 13 responses to its Request for Qualifications. Since then, it appears that the various bidders have chosen to silently wait for the Foundation’s decision, due sometime this month. Unfortunately, we fell into that mindset. Apologies.
From the beginning, developing a sense of pride in this and similar communities across the country was what our efforts were all about.
There is no doubt that physically, geographically and demographically, North Lawndale has the superior site and has a probable chance of winning the Library bid.
A grand Library campus built in a poor community will bring new investments and people, but what about the people here now? Without a sense of accomplishment, where is the sense of ownership? Where is the sense of pride?
North Lawndale’s site was not chosen from outside of the community. Our site submission was developed by the community. The University of Illinois did not approach us; we approached them with our fully researched site. This is the result of a community’s efforts.
When we win the Library (and we will), North Lawndale needs to know that it can say, “We did that!”

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Aug 13

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Charles Hughes has best chance to defeat Alderman zalewski

Zalewski poll number below Charles Hughes if election held today! FOR CHICAGO 23 WARD -ALDERMAN RACE FOR FEB 24 2015

  • Yep, most people tell me -How does Alderman file chapter 13, two times.Most are not voting for zalewski after remap

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