Oct 12

Bowmanville Gateway Garden Expansion

Location: Half Acre Balmoral Tap Room, 2050 W. Balmoral Ave.

    Bowmanville Gateway Garden Expansion
    Please read the below press release from the Bowmanville Community Organization: For Immediate Release October 11, 2017 CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FUNDS TO PRESERVE & EXPAND BOWMANVILLE GATEWAY GARDEN Today the Chicago City Council approved a $70,000 grant to preserve and expand a thriving community garden in the Bowmanville neighborhood.
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Oct 11

Mather HS Immigrant & Refugee Resource Fair

Address: 5835 N. Lincoln Ave

    Mather HS Immigrant & Refugee Resource Fair
    Mather High School is hosting an Immigrant and Refugee Resource Fair featuring local organizations, universities, and public institutions that provide support and services to the immigrant and refugee communities of Chicago. There will be information tables and workshops. When: Saturday, October 28 Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Where: Mather High School Address: 5835 N.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Oct 11

West Ridge Nature Preserve Community Meeting

We will hold an organizational meeting on October 23, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Green Briar Park fieldhouse, 2650 W. Peterson Ave. 

    West Ridge Nature Preserve Community Meeting
    Important Community Meeting Regarding West Ridge Nature Play Area The Chicago Park District's rules have changed. To keep our Nature Play Area, we must meet the new Nature Oasis Program requirements through an approval process. However, the program also gives us a unique opportunity to design, fund and improve what we have started.
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Oct 11

GROWCommunity Neighborhood High Schools Community Gardens Event

4015 N. Ashland Ave

    GROWCommunity Neighborhood High Schools Community Gardens Event
    Get involved with your neighborhood school community and learn more about your local high schools, Lake View and Amundsen. We'll be planning and planting small community gardens at both high schools. Kids of all ages and families welcome. Get to know other people who want to be part of our great neighborhood high school programs! Apple cider, treats and free fall activities!
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Oct 04

Updated Oct 04

Community CAPS Meeting

Address: 5110 N. Damen Ave

    Community CAPS Meeting
    20th District Commander Sean Loughran and I will be hosting a community CAPS meeting to discuss recent crime trends in the area. When: Thursday, October 26 Time: 7:00 pm Where: Amundsen High School, Door 1 Address: 5110 N. Damen Ave I have been working with the Commanders of the 19th, 24th and 20th Districts for an increased police presence in our Ward.
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  • The last one they held was very informative. Pawar was 'too busy' to attend - I called his office several times asking if he or a rep would be going. Wonder if he shows?

Oct 04

40th Ward Construction Projects

Finished laying main on Artesian & Maplewood

    40th Ward Construction Projects
    Water Project #1501154 Damen from Argyle to Montrose Wilson from Damen to Seeley Concrete Cap has been applied to portions of Damen Projected Main End Date: Oct (continues in 47 th Ward) Projected Restoration End Date: TBD Water Project #1801008 Leland/Talman/Maplewood/Campbell/Artesian Virginia to Rockwell, Rockwell to Western, Lawrence to Leland
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Oct 02

50/50 Art Unveiling at West Ridge Nature Preserve

...announce plans for a new DIVVY station across from the entrance to the nature preserve, 5400 N. Western Ave, to increase accessibility to this very special place. There will also be an announcement about...

    50/50 Art Unveiling at West Ridge Nature Preserve
    Join Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer and I as we unveil the finished 50/50 art piece in the West Ridge Nature Preserve on October 21, 2017, at 2:00 pm!
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Sep 29

40th Ward Shred Event

Location: 5333 N. Western Ave (next to Drake and Sons Funeral Home)

    40th Ward Shred Event
    My office will be hosting our second shred event of the year on Saturday, August 5. All documents will be shredded on site by Midway Moving and Shredding at our Streets and Sanitation Ward Yard. Remember to remove all metal from documents, including binder clips, large paper clips, etc.
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Sep 27

Lincoln and Bryn Mawr Sewer Project

Please be advised that sewer work will begin Monday, October 2, at the intersection of Lincoln and Bryn Mawr. This work will require the closure and detour of southbound Lincoln as well as both...

    Lincoln and Bryn Mawr Sewer Project
    Please be advised that sewer work will begin Monday, October 2, at the intersection of Lincoln and Bryn Mawr. This work will require the closure and detour of southbound Lincoln as well as both directions of Bryn Mawr at the Lincoln intersection. Signs have been posted to alert residents of upcoming road closures.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Sep 21

Neighborhood Movie Night in the 40th Ward

Address: 5320 N. Clark St

    Neighborhood Movie Night in the 40th Ward
    The 40th Ward Presents: The Birdcage Join us for Neighborhood Movie Night in Andersonville! Residents are invited to bring a chair and relax while enjoying this entertaining movie starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. When: Thursday, October 4 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Alamo Shoes parking lot Address: 5320 N.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Aug 17

Updated Sep 15

Starbucks on Ridge Avenue

Good news! It looks like Starbucks is coming to the former Carson’s Ribs site, located at 5964-5970 N. Ridge Ave. Crossroads Ridge LLC has submitted a special use application to establish a one-lane drive-through facility for a Starbucks.

    Starbucks on Ridge Avenue
    The redevelopment of the former Carson Ribs site is moving forward. The application for a drive through for Starbucks will be heard by the Zoning Board of Appeals on August 18th. While there was previously some uncertainty about Starbucks coming to the location, they have now agreed to move forward.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

  • Agree to disagree! Have a wonderful day!

  • MRB resident

    Can't wait - great addition to this corner and adds jobs

Sep 07

Flu Shots Available at the 40th Ward Service Office

Address: 5850 N. Lincoln Ave

    Flu Shots Available at the 40th Ward Service Office
    The Chicago Department of Public Health will be administering flu shots at my service office on Tuesday, October 3rd. This is a great opportunity to receive your FREE immunization for the 2017-2018 flu season. All ages are welcome! Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Where: 40th Ward Service Office Address: 5850 N.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Aug 28

Neighbors Rally Against Hate

...the 47th and 40th Wards gathered in large numbers to walk from Waters Elementary School, 4540 N. Campbell Ave, to Jacob Park, 4674 N. Virginia Ave, to show that hate will not be tolerated...

...large numbers to walk from Waters Elementary School, 4540 N. Campbell Ave, to Jacob Park, 4674 N. Virginia Ave, to show that hate will not be tolerated in our neighborhoods...

    Neighbors Rally Against Hate
    I want to congratulate all the neighbors who came together Sunday to show support and to rally against the hate crimes that residents of the Greater Rockwell area experienced this weekend. After finding white supremacist graffiti sprayed throughout the neighborhood, residents from both the 47th and 40th Wards gathered in large numbers to walk from Waters Elementary School, 4540 N.
    http://www.aldermanoconnor.com

Aug 23

Legion Park

...and a roller hockey area. The ornamental fountain at the mouth of the park at Lincoln and Peterson features oversized flower beds and provides a great backdrop for photos...

    Legion Park
    The weather has been great to spend some time at Legion Park! This 50-acre park features bike paths, nature areas, junior baseball fields, play slabs with basketball standards, tennis courts, four playgrounds, and a roller hockey area. The ornamental fountain at the mouth of the park at Lincoln and Peterson features oversized flower beds and provides a great backdrop for photos!
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