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  • It's Time to Organize!

    Ms. Saleh is asking for $508.96:
    My students need seat sacks to organize and store their belongings. They also need new book bins to keep track of all the great books they will be reading throughout the year.
    Belding Elementary School Comment

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July 29, 2016 Newsletter

Tue., Aug 2, 5-8 pm, 17th District East Parking Lot, 4651 N. Pulaski. Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party during the 2016 National Night Out. Entertainment, music, & children’s games. Representatives from city departments. Free.

Tue.,  Aug 2, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join to learn how you can participate in supporting your neighborhood during theGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Mon., Aug 8, 12-2 pm, 17th District Police Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Register your bike and get safety tips from the Bicycle Ambassadors during a Free Bicycle Registration event. Free bike adjustments available, too. More info: call 312-742-4588 Free.

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One of Chicago’s favorite traditions returns to Wilson Park, 4630 N. Milwaukee, this weekend. Join neighbors for the fifth anniversary of the free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour.

...sometime in 2017 in a series of storefronts in the Portage Theater building, located at 4050 N. Milwaukee. The announcement came after a rent dispute led owners Gus and Shanna Karamaniolas to close...

Back for its 16th year in 2016, Jeff Fest returns to Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long. Located only a block from the Jefferson Park Transit Center, this unique summer festival attracts...

Bring your appetite on Saturday, August 6, for the annual Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge. The event takes place from 1 to 5 pm on Saturday, August 6, in the parking lot at St. Viator Church, located at 3644 N. Kedvale.

On Tuesday, July 5, a woman was walking on the 5300-block of North Elston at approximately 10 pm. The offender tried to engage the woman in conversation. As the women got into her vehicle, she was groped. She managed to push away the offender, who fled the scene.

On Tuesday, July 12, a woman on the 5200-block of North Laramie was walking when the offender approached her and engaged her in conversation. The offender groped the victim and exposed his genitalia. He then fled northbound on Laramie.

On Thursday, July 14, a 17-year-old woman was walking on the 6100-block of West Waveland when the offender ran up from behind and groped her. He then fled eastbound on Waveland.

The 3700-block of North Lamon between 12:00 pm on July 15, and 1:00 am on July 16;

The 5100-block of West Waveland between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm on July 18;

The 5000-block of West Grace at 5:00 pm on July 20;

The 3200-block of North Lockwood between 10:30 am and 5:15 pm on July 22; and

The 5200-block of West Henderson at 10:43 am on July 28.

The event will run September 9, through September 11, at 6030 N. Milwaukee. Visit Throwback Music Fest’s website to learn more about the event and view the entertainment line up.

Those interested in applying can download the application online. Applications are due by Monday, August 8, and returned to the school office at 4650 N. Menard.

Beard School, 6445 W. Strong, is participating in a community paper recycling fundraising program. For every ton of paper collected, Beard School will receive additional funding.

The Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, is collecting school supplies for children in need for the 2016-2017 school year. These will be distributed in August to ensure that kids are starting the school year on a strong note.

Now through August 14, The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, will feature John Steinbeck’s classicThe Grapes of Wrath.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sun. July 31, 9-11:30 am, Intersection of Cuyler and Milwaukee. 4900 W. Cuyler.Interact with neighbors while feeling the positive impact of yoga the Six...

Sun. July 31, 9-11:30 am, Intersection of Cuyler and Milwaukee. 4900 W. Cuyler.Interact with neighbors while feeling the positive impact of yoga the Six Corners Association’s...

Sun., July 31, 10 am-2 pm,Portage Park, 4100 N. Long.Vendors gather near the northwest gate to sell their locally grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, specialty items, and prepared foods during the Portage Park Farmers Market. While you’re there, listen to various musical performances. Free.

Mon., Aug 1, 5-7 pm, Carpe Librum Chicago, 4047 N. Milwaukee. I will be joining Six Corners Association’s Kelli Wefenstette for Six Corners at Carpe Librum. We will recommend our favorite reads and ring up picks for the whole family! More info: online. Free.

Wed., Aug 3, 3-4:30 pm, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 8th Floor.To operate a successful business in Chicago, you need to know what it...

Thur., Aug 4, 7-8:30 pm,Roberts Square Park, 5200 W. Argyle. A new folktale, The Princess, Minstrel, & Rabid Bat, combines live music, swordplay, and magic to spin an enchanting hour of theater.Free.

Sat., Aug 6, 10 am-noon, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Eden UCC is hosting the first 2016 CROP Walk Hunger Rally. Recruiters and walkers are...

Sat., Aug 6, 2-10 pm,Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. Join neighbors for the annual Rock the Badges first responders charity fundraiser event. Sampling portions...

Mon., Aug 8, 7 pm, Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. Naturalist Sara Rose from the Trailside Museum in River Forest will provide summer gardening tips...

Tue., Aug 9, 9 am-2 pm, Atrium at James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services host a Child Support Resource Fair. Federal, state, and county support agencies and other non-profit agencies will be there to discuss child support. Free.

Wed., Aug 10, 7 pm, Athletic Park Field House, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your bat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588.Free. 

Wed., Aug 10, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. Free. 

Thur., Aug 11, noon-1:30 pm,Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington, 20th Fl. Discuss issues to consider regarding end-of-life care, how to have conversations...

Fri., Aug 12, 3:30-4:30 pm,Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard. Professor Gertsacov brings his authentic Acme Flea Circus featuring trained fleas Midge and Madge. Free.

Thur., Aug 25, 7 pm, Kreuger Hall at St. Bartholomew Church, 4910 W. Addison, Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. Free.

Tue., Aug 30, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Aug 31, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Join neighbors for the monthlyJefferson Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.

    July 29, 2016 Newsletter | Alderman John Arena - Chicago's 45th Ward
    Dear Neighbor, One of Chicago's favorite traditions returns to Wilson Park, 4630 N. Milwaukee, this weekend. Join neighbors for the fifth anniversary of the free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour. This year, actors will perform the 75-minute abridged production of Twelfth Night. This family-friendly, romantic comedy tells the tale of a young girl named Viola.
    http://ward45.org

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR & EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING 3 STORY FRAME BLDG. W/BASEMENT NEW REAR METAL OPEN PORCH, ARCH, PLUMBING, HVAC, ELECT, REF. PER PLANS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    3649 W. Belle Plaine Ave. Issued July 27, 2016 Comment

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CONVERT EXIST. 2 STORY 3 UNITS TO SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. NEW DORMER ADDITION, FRONT BALCONY REPLtACEMENT, NEW MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL & PLUMING UPGRADES.(conditional permit subject to field inspections)

    3923 N. Bernard St. Issued July 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE EXISTING REAR WOOD ENCLOSED PORCH WITH SAME SIZE AND LOCATION.

    4220 N. Kimball Ave. Issued July 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UPGRADE KITCHEN ADD NEW CIRCUITS, ADD SOME RECESSED LIGHTING ON EXISTING CIRCUITS

    4034 N. Springfield Ave. Issued July 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    Repair broken sewer pipe (Below grade) repair/replace leaking soil stack,water lines as needed, same size & location.Replace plumbing fixtures. Electrical Permit #100661326.

    4034 N. Springfield Ave. Issued July 25, 2016 Comment

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Found this girl in the Irving Park neighborho...

Found this girl in the Irving Park neighborhood - Monticello and Belle Plaine. Please let me know if this is your dog!

    Carrie Mathos - Found this girl in the Irving Park... | Facebook
    Found this girl in the Irving Park neighborhood - Monticello and Belle Plaine. Please let me know if this is your dog!
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  • Another happy ending!!
    Phew. Thank you for posting and caring for this baby :) just very much appreciate neighbors like you! Keep that spirit high....

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ANNNND her dad just came and got her! He and ...

ANNNND her dad just came and got her! He and his son were out looking for her (Lola) and spotted her in the yard. They came prepared with treats- she was VERY happy to see them. Found this girl in the Irving Park neighborhood - Monticello and Belle Plaine. Please let me know if this is your dog!

    Carrie Mathos - Found this girl in the Irving Park... | Facebook
    Found this girl in the Irving Park neighborhood - Monticello and Belle Plaine. Please let me know if this is your dog!
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July 22, 2016 Newsletter

During construction, the Water Department will require a partial closure of Irving Park at Hamlin for a few days. Detour routes will be posted in advance. Otherwise, when crews are...

...Independence branch began hosting eight library programs at the Independence Park Field House, located at 3945 N. Springfield. The final program will be on Monday, August 22...

Tue., Aug 2, 5-8 pm, 17th District East Parking Lot, 4651 N. Pulaski. Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party during the 2016 National Night Out. Entertainment, music, & children’s games. Representatives from city departments. Free.

Wed., Aug 17, 7:30 pm, 17th District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn what you can do about crime during the1722-1723 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

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Please be aware that there will be no ward night this upcoming Tuesday, July 26. The next ward night will be on Tuesday, August 2, from 5 to 7 pm in the ward office, located at 4757 N. Milwaukee.

Josi’s Frozen Yogurt, located at 4032 N. Milwaukee, has been nominated by a community member to receive the NBC Hartford Small Business Award. This award recognizes small businesses who play a big role in their communities.

One of Chicago’s favorite traditions returns to Wilson Park, 4630 N. Milwaukee, this month. Join neighbors for the fifth anniversary of the free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour.

Back for its 16th year in 2016, Jeff Fest returns to Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long.  Located only a block from the Jefferson Park transit center, this unique summer festival attracts...

Those interested in applying can download the application online. Applications are due by Monday, August 8, and returned to the school office at 4650 N. Menard.

Beard School, 6445 W. Strong, is participating in a community paper recycling fundraising program. For every ton of paper collected, Beard School will receive additional funding.

The Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, is collecting school supplies for children in need for the 2016-2017 school year. These will be distributed in August to ensure that kids are starting the school year on a strong note.

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Now through August 14, The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, will feature John Steinbeck’s classicThe Grapes of Wrath.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Mon., July 25, 4-7 pm, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 4185 W. Irving Park. Join the St. Edward community for food, fun, and goodwill during the St. Edward School Potbelly Fundraiser. 25% of ALL sales during this time will support St. Edward School.Free.

Tue., July 26, 12-1:30 pm,Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington. The free senior enrichment seminar series presents When a Mental Illness Requires Protective Care presentation. Learn who is the subject of involuntary comment, the process, and how pays. Speakers Susan Fox Gillis.Free.

Tue., July 26, 3-4 pm, Oak Street Health, 4848 W. Irving Park. Swing by for an hour of pampering. Bring your favorite nail polish or pick one of Oak Street’s summer colors during their manicure party. More info: call 773-724-6200. Free.

Tue., July 26, 7 pm, Chicago Mosque, 6201 W. Peterson. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting. The Mosque will be the guest speakers. Also, Jeff Fest and Throwback Music Fest will be discussed. Free. 

Tue., July 26, 7 pm, St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin. TheMaítrise des Hauts de France“French Boys’ Choir” is performing a free concert.Enjoy...

Wed., July 27, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Join neighbors for the monthly Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.

Thur., July 28, 6 pm, Spanish Coalition for Housing, 1922 N. Pulaski. Learn how to file an appeal, how an appeal is granted, and have other questions answered during aProperty Tax Assessment Appeal Workshop. Free. 

Sun. July 31, 9-11:30 am, Intersection of Cuyler and Milwaukee. 4900 W. Cuyler.Interact with neighbors while feeling the positive impact of yoga the Six...

Sun. July 31, 9-11:30 am, Intersection of Cuyler and Milwaukee. 4900 W. Cuyler.Interact with neighbors while feeling the positive impact of yoga the Six Corners Association’s...

Mon., Aug 1, 5-7 pm, Carpe Librum Chicago, 4047 N. Milwaukee. I will be joining Six Corners Association’s Kelli Wefenstette for Six Corners at Carpe Librum. We will recommend our favorite reads and ring up picks for the whole family! More info: online. Free.

Wed., Aug 3, 3-4:30 pm, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 8th Floor.To operate a successful business in Chicago, you need to know what it...

Thur., Aug 4, 6-9 pm, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long. Learn a few dance moves and test them out to live music at Summer Dance in the Parks. Open to all ages.Free. 

Thur., Aug 4, 7-8:30 pm,Roberts Square Park, 5200 W. Argyle. A new folktale, The Princess, Minstrel, & Rabid Bat, combines live music, swordplay, and magic to spin an enchanting hour of theater.Free.

Sat., Aug 6, 2-10 pm,Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. Join neighbors for the annual Rock the Badgesfirst responders charity fundraiser event. Sampling portions and...

Sat., Aug 6, 1-5 pm, St. Viator, 3644 N. Kedvale. Chicago pit-masters & craft brewers battle it out again at the 3rd annual Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge. With 36 beer samples and 18 BBQ portions, it’s the best deal of the summer. Tickets start at $55 and are available online.

Mon., Aug 8, 7 pm, Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. Naturalist Sara Rose from the Trailside Museum in River Forest will providesummer gardening tips for...

Tue., Aug 9, 9 am-2 pm, Atrium at James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services host a Child Support Resource Fair. Federal, state, and county support agencies and other non-profit agencies will be there to discuss child support. Free.

Wed., Aug 10, 7 pm, Athletic Park Field House, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your bat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588.Free. 

Wed., Aug 10, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. Free. 

Fri., Aug 12, 3:30-4:30 pm,Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard. Professor Gertsacov brings his authentic Acme Flea Circus featuring trained fleas Midge and Madge. Free.

Thur., Aug 25, 7 pm, Kreuger Hall at St. Bartholomew Church, 4910 W. Addison, Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. Free.

Tue., Aug 30, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting.Free.

    July 22, 2016 Newsletter | Alderman John Arena - Chicago's 45th Ward
    Dear Neighbor, Please be aware that there will be no ward night this upcoming Tuesday, July 26. The next ward night will be on Tuesday, August 2, from 5 to 7 pm in the ward office, located at 4757 N. Milwaukee. I apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
    http://ward45.org

  • Profezzor, you might want to consider several doses of Edison's medicine for yourself. Obviously, your target is the alderman but you're humiliating yourself instead.

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Do hast mich

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Boxes

Put a few boxes out in the alley just east of Avers, south of Belle Plaine.

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Updated 6 days ago

Man Shot In Irving Park

The 30-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of North Kimball about 2:55 a.m. when a male walked up and shot him in the left knee, according to Chicago Police.

    Man Shot In Irving Park
    CHICAGO (STMW) - A man was shot early Thursday in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The 30-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of North Kimball about 2:55 a.m. when a male walked up and shot him in the left knee, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Asking for directions is a common ruse used and then they rob you. Why are teenagers out at 6:00 AM? Some on bikes and 1 on foot. Watch yourself when your waiting for a bus or walking alone in the morning.

  • George F in Ravenswood displaced New Yorker

    Janu nailed it. It is a common ruse before a robbery. Unfortunately honest people who really do need directions suffer for it.

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