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  • Permit issued for easy permit process


    5555 N. Cumberland Ave. Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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  • Let Them Wiggle...Part 2

    Mrs. Kawalkowski is asking for $651.13:
    My students need balance stability discs, learniture active learning stools, luv chicken booster cushions and portable tables so that they have a variety of flexible seating options throughout my classroom.
    Beard Elementary School Comment

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  • Let them Wiggle!

    Mrs. Kawalkowski is asking for $928.12:
    My students need jellyfish jr. chairs that are 12 inches tall and the perfect size for preschoolers.
    Beard Elementary School Comment

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  • Individualized Learning!

    Mrs. Kawalkowski is asking for $553.79:
    My students need a Silhouette Cameo 3 and necessary accessories, for the creation of classroom materials to support hands on learning during center activities.
    Beard Elementary School Comment

Apr 12

4 New Businesses To Check Out In Andersonville

5310 N Clark St. (between Berwyn Avenue & Summerdale Avenue)

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1478 W Summerdale Ave. (between Glenwood Avenue & Clark Street)

5310 N Clark St. (between Berwyn Avenue & Summerdale Avenue)

5449 N Clark St. (between Rascher Avenue & Catalpa Avenue)

1480 W Berwyn Ave. (between Berwyn Avenue & Summerdale Avenue)

    4 New Businesses To Check Out In Andersonville
    Looking to find out about the newest restaurant and retail additions to Andersonville? From a men's apparel and accessories shop to a Greek restaurant, read on to see the neighborhood's newest business additions. 1478 W Summerdale Ave. (between Glenwood Avenue & Clark Street) Photo: Cowboys and Astronauts /Yelp Over on Summerdale Ave., men's boutique Cowboys and Astronauts has opened its doors to residents.

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Apr 11

Emergency crews on scene at O’Hare for reports of smoke on plane

8400-8499 W. Catherine Ave.

    Emergency crews on scene at O'Hare for reports of smoke on plane
    CHICAGO -- Emergency crews were on the scene at O'Hare International Airport Wednesday afternoon for reports of smoke on a plane. Crews surrounded a plane on the runway for reports of smoke in the cockpit and cabin. The plan was reportedly evacuated. No word on whether anyone was hurt.

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  • Ping Pong for the Oriole Park Panthers

    Mrs. McGuffey is asking for $304.07:
    My students need more equipment to be able to participate in the extracurricular sport of Ping Pong. Our paddles are now broken, and many times we do not have enough paddles for everyone to use.
    Oriole Park Elementary School Comment

Apr 10

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

  • STREAM Night Re-Invented

    Mrs. Tracey is asking for $543.62:
    My students need the supplies to invent with the Makey Makey Invention Kit--the possibilities are endless for students to create a circuit board that can control your computer with out of this world.
    John W Garvy Elementary School Comment
  • iPad for Autism

    Mrs. Natalie is asking for $990.58:
    My students need an iPad Pro tablet to enhance their education.
    Beard Elementary School Comment
  • A Little Bit of This, A little Bit of That

    Mrs. Ermis is asking for $479.16:
    My students need a charging station and cases for our iPods, a laminator and laminating pouches, books for the block center, water beads for our sensory table, and a few craft supplies.
    Beard Elementary School Comment

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process


    7016 W. Foster Ave. Issued April 5, 2018 Comment

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April 6, 2018 Update

Mathers – Norwood Park, 7134 W. Higgins

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The 5000-block of West Sunnyside at 4 am March 21;

The 4600-block of North Milwaukee between 11 pm March 20 and 5 am March 21

The 5000-block of West Windsor between 8:45 pm March 20 and 7 am March 21;

The 5900-block of North Austin at 4:40 am March 27;

The 5800-block of North Markham between 5 pm March 27 and 7 am March 28;

The 5500-block of North Marmora between 10 am March 27 and 9:30 am March 28;

The 4200-block of North Leclaire between March 28 and March 29; and

The 5200-block of West Windsor between March 28 and March 29.

During the month of April, the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee, will be collecting diaper wipes, diapers, new socks, new underwear and new pajamas.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting their annual fundraiser this Saturday, April 7, from 3 to 6 pm at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster. There will be raffles for items donated by local businesses, and a cash prize!

The morning of Saturday, April 7, at 9:30 am, volunteers will meet at Lydia Home, 4839 W. Irving Park, for coffee, donuts, and supplies. Volunteers are encouraged to wear old clothing that can get dirty and bring work gloves. Volunteers will work until roughly 12:30 pm.

Bar crawlers will meet at Jefferson Inn, 4874 N. Milwaukee, at 2 pm, where they will then make their way through Jefferson Park, visiting a...

...of neighborhood bars along the way. The pub crawl will end at Hops and Barley, 4359 N. Milwaukee. Crawlers will spend approximately one hour at each bar before moving on to the next...

16th District Police are hosting a seminar entitled Keeping Your Child Safe: A Conversation about Sexual Abuse and Internet Safety. The seminar is Tuesday, April 17, at 7 pm, at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.

Many celebrate Earth Day as a time of service in the community with cleaning, planting, and educational events. Keeler Gardens, 3631 N. Keeler, would like to invite you to connect with nature after your day of service.

Hands to Help Ministries is hosting their annual Trivia Night fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, at 7:00 pm in the gym at Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4057 N. Harding.

Beaubien Elementary is hosting its annual Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Biagio’s, 4242 N. Central.

Classes meet every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Education and Training Division at 1300 W. Jackson. Participants are required to commit to attending at least 8 of the 10 sessions.

Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett

Mather’s – Portage Park, 3235 N. Central

Mon., Apr 9, 7 pm, Eris Brewery & Cider House, 4240 W. Irving Park. Tour Eris Brewery followed by a few announcements and social time during the Old Irving Park Association meeting. More info: online. Cash Bar.

Wed., Apr 11, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Wed., Apr 11, 7 pm, Athletic Field Park, Fieldhouse, 3546 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Apr 12, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.The senior enrichment seminar series hosts a Managing Evictions and Code Violations: Useful Tools. RSVP: 312-603-9233. Free.

Fri., Apr 13, 9:30 am-3:30 pm,Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Find great deals at the Portage Park Flea Market. Parking available at Berteau/Linder.Cost of purchases. 

Fri., Apr 13, 5:30 pm, Schurz High School, Auditorium, 3601 N. Milwaukee.Join family and friends to see the heartwarming movingWonder during Schurz’s Family Movie Night. Doors open at 5:30, show starts at 6. Admission is free, snacks and pizza for sale to benefit Schurz student clubs. 

Sat., Apr 14, 8 am-3 pm, St. John’s Lutheran, Gym, 4939 W. Montrose. Find great used items during St. John’s Lutheran’s Annual Rummage Sale. Donations will...

Sat., Apr 14, 11 am-12 pm,Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. Children up to age 12 are invited to Sensory Story Time. Build literacy skills and engage your senses with books, song, and play. Designed to work for kids with special needs.Free.

Sun., Apr 15, 3 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.Usher in spring with an afternoon of coffeehouse and salon music during Bach’s Coffee...

Wed., Apr 18, 7 pm, 17th District Station, Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1722-1723 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Apr 19, 12-7 pm, Schurz High School, 3801 N. Milwaukee.Hundreds of gently used books will be for sale or for free during the Schurz Used Book Sale & Giveaway. Kids are also invited to come out for a story time with dogs from Safe Humane (time TBD). Costs vary depending on purchases. 

Thur., Apr 19, 1-4 pm, 17th District Police Station, Parking Lot, 4651 N. Pulaski. The 17th District Police Station is hosting a Shred-A-Thon. Bring old sensitive documents and help prevent identity theft. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Tue., Apr 24- 6-8 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Eden United hosts aFaith and Health Community of Practice. This is a gather for leaders...

Tue., Apr 24, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Apr 25, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement Auditorium, 5320 W. Giddings.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during theJefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting...

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew, Krueger Hall, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Apr 28, 9:30 am, Austin Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park. A guest speaker from Proven Winners will attend thePortage Park Garden Club meeting. Seed exchange and discussion to follow speaker. More info: email organizers. Free.

Sun., Apr 29, 10 am-2 pm,Copernicus Center, Annex Space, 5214 W. Lawrence. TheJefferson Park Sunday Markethosts their final winter market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There is even a cash bar to make your brunch a little more interesting.Cost of purchases.

    April 6, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Please be advised that there will be no Ward Night on Tuesday, April 10. I apologize for any inconvenience. Please be aware that beginning this month, Department of Water Management crews will begin to install a new sewer main in West Balmoral from North Mobile to North Nashville, in North Neenah from West Balmoral to West Higgins, and in North Nashville from West Balmoral to 200-feet south.

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