25 min ago

  • A MakerSpace for Our Classroom!

    Mrs. Ferrari is asking for $565.48:
    My students need to create a MakerSpace in our classroom using Lakeshore Learning STEM magnets, motion, and sink or float kits. Students will also need a mobile computer desk to store and create STEM activities.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

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Arena's Thought Police in Action

Might this be a misuse of Department resources for political purposes?
•Alderman Arena's office filed a CR number against any officer that openly opposed his housing development on his Facebook page. Leslie Perkins who is employed by Alderman Arena's office, is the complainant on the CR#.

Arena's office claims that the officers who opposed low income housing, on the Alderman's Facebook Page, are racist. Alderman Arena allowed, and most likely encouraged, his paid protestors to openly threaten law enforcement officers...

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Might this be a misuse of Department resources for political purposes?
•Alderman Arena's office filed a CR number against any officer that openly opposed his housing development on his Facebook page. Leslie Perkins who is employed by Alderman Arena's office, is the complainant on the CR#.

Arena's office claims that the officers who opposed low income housing, on the Alderman's Facebook Page, are racist. Alderman Arena allowed, and most likely encouraged, his paid protestors to openly threaten law enforcement officers on his City endorsed Facebook Page. Alderman Arena also allowed community members to be threatened, harassed and stalked by his henchmen if they did not support his agenda. Even officers who kept their profession hidden and used screen names, were not safe from the wrath of Alderman Arena.

The Alderman had his staff run the plates of individuals who were present at gatherings opposing his development, get their information and run it through a city data base to find out if they are police officers. The CR number names numerous officers, alleging they made "racially charged comments against low income housing." Anyone who made a negative comment concerning Arenas housing projects, even if it was just comments concerning overcrowding, were labeled racist by Arena, his wife and his paid protestors. Numerous individuals who were threatened on his Facebook Page, a page that he controls and content he is responsible for, contacted the Alderman's office through phone, email and social media, all of which went unanswered.

Even if Arena didn't make the threats against law enforcement, he obviously condones it since he never deleted them from his social media, nor did he condemn them. These officers voiced their concerns as community members, not police officers. Now that the community has spoken and Alderman Arena has been denied state funding for his housing project, he needs someone to blame and who better than the police.

13 hours ago

Culver's opens first Chicago location in Bronzeville

...South Side.A second location will open on Monday in the Portage Park neighborhood at 4939 W. Irving Park.Culver's opened in the 1980s in Wisconsin...

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...Bronzeville neighborhood.The Wisconsin staple, known for its butterburgers, cheese curbs and custard, opened at 3355 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive on the South Side.A second location will open on Monday in the Portage Park...

    Culver's opens first Chicago location in Bronzeville
    Culver's opened its first Chicago location on Tuesday in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The Wisconsin staple, known for its butterburgers, cheese curbs and custard, opened at 3355 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive on the South Side. A second location will open on Monday in the Portage Park neighborhood at 4939 W.
    http://abc7chicago.com

14 hours ago

Please join officers from the 16th District C...

Please join officers from the 16th District Chicago Police Department and me for an outdoor roll call followed by a community meeting this Thursday, January 25, at 7 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4939 W. Montrose.

    Alderman John Arena
    Please join officers from the 16th District Chicago Police Department and me for an outdoor roll call followed by a community meeting this Thursday, January 25, at 7 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church,...
    https://www.facebook.com

24 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

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32 hours ago

Alderman John Arena shared Six Corners Associ...

Your wait for a Butterburger is almost over! Culver's opening on Jan 29, 4939 W Irving Park at Six Corners.


32 hours ago

Alderman John Arena shared Six Corners's vide...

Your wait for a Butterburger is almost over! Culver's opening on Jan 29, 4939 W Irving Park at Six Corners.


Jan 14

Updated 40 hours ago

High Property Taxes? Here's Why!

City of Chicago Salaries. Remember ... this isn't including benefits.
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dhr/dataset/current_employeenamessalariesandpositiontitles.html
Since most folks in Chicago have short attention spans, I will keep posting this until the next mayoral / municipal election!

    City of Chicago :: Current Employee Names, Salaries, and Position Titles
    311 City Services Administrative Hearings Animal Care & Control Aviation Budget & Management Buildings Bus. Affairs & Consumer Protection City of Chicago TV Civilian Office of Police Accountability Cultural Affairs & Special Events Emergency Mgmt & Communications
    https://www.cityofchicago.org

4 days ago

Updated 41 hours ago

Grandmother, Reading Bible, Victim Of Car Jacking

She was outside of a school in the 4900 block of West Montrose, waiting to pick up her grandchildren and reading a bible.

    Grandmother, Reading Bible, Victim Of Car Jacking
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 72-year-old woman was the victim of a car jacking in Chicago, the latest in a rash of them in the city. She was outside of a school in the 4900 block of West Montrose, waiting to pick up her grandchildren and reading a bible.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Updated 43 hours ago

Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side

It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.

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59-99 W. Jackson Blvd.

    Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.
    http://wgntv.com

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Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school

The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday when a small silver hatchback pulled up and a gunman walked up, police said.

    Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school
    A woman waiting to pick up her two grandchildren was carjacked at gunpoint while parked at a grade school in Portage Park on the Northwest Side, according to the school and Chicago police. The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • 2010 white Toyota Camry

  • They use the cars to commit other crimes,and get a slap on the hand,from states atty. KIM FOX!

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Jan 17

Updated 3 days ago

  • Helping Keep All Learners Stay Calm And Engaged!

    Ms. Gikas is asking for $292.76:
    My students need a calming station with aromatherapy, a trapezoid table and stress balls to help students stay engaged in learning during an emotional crisis.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Smyser isn't in a bad neighborhood

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    I request money so I can pay for all the city tax increases, 50,000 us dollars would be fine.

Jan 09

Updated 3 days ago

Gun shots

What is going on on Warwick!? I believe someone got shot a few houses down, that was a lot of shots!

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Is EB run by Democrats who hide the truth or by gang bangers who hide in the apartments in our neighborhoods?

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Anything that is corrupt, bankrupt and broken is run by democrats.

4 days ago

4 days ago

Report: Culver's to Open 2nd Chicago Location

 The Portage Park location will be located in the 4900 block of West Irving Park Road, according to the company’s website.

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The Bronzeville location, which is set to open on Jan. 23, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate its opening day. That store will be located at 3356 South King Drive, and will feature the company’s signature assortment of butter burgers, frozen custard, and concrete mixers. 

    Report: Culver's to Open 2nd Chicago Location
    Chicago will get its first new Culver's in over a decade next week, but it will reportedly take less than a week for a second location to open its doors. According to Eater Chicago, a second location in Portage Park is scheduled to open on Jan.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

4 days ago

Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school

The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday when a small silver hatchback pulled up and a gunman walked up, police said.

    Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school
    A woman waiting to pick up her two grandchildren was carjacked at gunpoint while parked at a grade school in Portage Park on the Northwest Side, according to the school and Chicago police. The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

4 days ago

Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side

It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.

    Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.
    http://cltv.com

4 days ago

Chicago’s Second Culver’s to Open Six Days After the City’s First

...because popular Wisconsin-based fast-food chain Culver’s will open its Portage Park outpost (4939 W. Irving Park Road) on January 29 at 10 a.m., according to an employee in a video tour...

    Chicago's Second Culver's to Open Six Days After the City's First
    After having none for decades, Chicagoans will have two new spots to eat "butterburgers" open within less than a week of each other. That's because popular Wisconsin-based fast-food chain Culver's will open its Portage Park outpost (4939 W.
    https://chicago.eater.com

5 days ago

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