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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTEIROR ALTERATION & STRUCTURAL FRAMING REPLACMENT WITH M.E.P., REHAB EXISTING 3 D.U. BUILDING (3B CONSTRUCTION), REAR DECK AT 1ST/2ND FLOORS, REAR STAIR @GARDEN/1ST & 2ND FLOORS, THREE EXTERIOR PARKING SPACES ON CONCRETE PAD AS PER PLAN. **CERTIFIED PLANS CORRECTIONS: CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS **

    2123 S. Fairfield Ave. Issued November 20, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

The preschool classes at St. Agnes of Bohemia School are in need of basic materials.

We are in need of art materials, updated math manipulative items and apps for our tablets. Any amount donated goes directly to the teachers.

https://adoptaclassroom.force.com/donors/s/designation/a1mC0000001XvN8IAK/sandra-cervenka

    AAC Donor Community
    https://adoptaclassroom.force.com

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Where to sell used goods locally?

I would like to get rid of some decent electronics that are used but probably still have some value. (55" TV, laptops, etc).

Anyone know of a good place around Pilsen / Bridgeport that buys and resales used goods? (aside from Craigslist, etc)

4 days ago

  • Winter Family Engagement Night

    Ms. Morfin is asking for $951.19:
    My students need books and art materials to engage their parents and siblings in a family engagement night.
    Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy Comment

5 days ago

  • Give a Hug with a Rug

    Ms. Kauffman is asking for $578.68:
    My students need a new rug for their classroom library. A comfortable place to engage with books, new ideas, and each other.
    Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy Comment

6 days ago

LOST DOG

Last seen near 23rd and Trumbull. Brown/white female pit very friendly with white chest and paws. We miss her very much and would really like any information on bringing her home. Please call 7734370489 with any info.

6 days ago

  • Cross-Cultural Classroom Cooking

    Ms. Franzinger Barrett is asking for $1146.64:
    My students need cooking equipment like a toaster oven, instant pot, and refrigerator to learn how to create nutritious, enjoyable meals and snacks for themselves and their families.
    Telpochcalli Elementary School Comment

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Nov 16

1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago

...Little Village neighborhood. The 35-year-old was standing next to a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Washtenaw when a male got out of another vehicle and shot him multiple times in the...

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...the South Side Englewood neighborhood. Miguel D. Ford was sitting in his vehicle in the 6600 block of South Paulina when another male walked up and pulled out a gun, according to Chicago Police and...

...neighborhood. A 38-year-old man was driving north about 11 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Vincennes when someone opened fire from a gray Jeep that was following his vehicle, police said...

...neighborhood on the South Side. He was walking at 7:05 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Garfield when someone in a black car shot him in the leg, police said. He was...

...old was hit and robbed by several males about 5:15 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Roosevelt, police said. As he was leaving the area, he heard gunshots and realized he’d...

Wednesday’s first shooting happened at 1:09 p.m. in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Someone fired multiple shots at a 26-year-old man in the 4900 block of West Monroe, police said. He was shot in the chest and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

    1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was killed and five others were wounded in shootings over a 10-hour period Wednesday on Chicago's South and West sides. The 21-year-old man was shot to death about 2:15 p.m. in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. Miguel D.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Nov 16

1 dead, 5 injured in South, West side shootings

...Wednesday, a 35-year-old man was shot around 4:35 p.m. in the 2400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, according to police. The victim suffered...

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The man was sitting in the vehicle in the 6400 block of South Paulina Street when someone approached with a weapon. The man drove away while the shooter fired, hitting him in the back, police said.

The man hit a tree about two blocks away in the 6600 block of South Paulina, according to police.

A 38-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the arm around 11 p.m. while he drove north in the 7200 block of South Vincennes Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was shot when someone in a trailing gray Jeep fired at him. He refused medical treatment. 

A  24-year-old man was shot in the leg about 7:05 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in good condition, police said.

...15 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the calf in the 3700 block of West Roosevelt Road in the West Side's Homan Square neighborhood, police said. He was leaving the area...

...wounded around 1:10 p.m. when someone opened fire in his direction in the 4900 block of West Monroe Street in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Police said a gunman fired multiple...

    Man seriously wounded in West Side shooting
    A 26-year-old man was seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon after someone opened fire in his direction on the West Side in the Austin neighborhood, Chicago
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 16

1 dead, 3 injured in South, West side shootings

A neighbor watches as police investigate a shooting on the 2400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

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Around 2:15 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the 6600 block of South Paulina Street in the West Englewood neighborhood and died after the car he was in crashed and flipped over. The crash also injured a 17-year-old boy.

A  24-year-old man was shot in the leg about 7:05 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in good condition, police said.

The shooting happened around 1:10 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Monroe Street. Police said a gunman fired multiple rounds at the victim striking him in the chest.

    Man seriously wounded in West Side shooting
    A 26-year-old man was seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon after someone opened fire in his direction on the West Side in the Austin neighborhood, Chicago
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Nov 12

MISSING WHITE & BLACK SHIH TZU MIX DOG -reward

My Mom’s dog is missing. He went missing on October 27th. He may have been seen around Douglas Park.

He is mostly white and black, with black long ears. He may look quite different from the long haired dog in the photo.

He is a lovable dog who keeps my Mom company. We miss him so much.

Please if you have seen him or have any information please contact me on

findingpotuschicago@gmail.com OR 773-256 9301

Thank you.

Pam

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Nov 07

Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced

Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced at two meetings this month.This project will create an "artists paradise" around the Kedzie pink line stop while improving the neighborhood by bringing new businesses, services, and jobs. 11/11 and 11/19 at 2p.m. at our site, 1957 S. Spaulding corner of 21st, 2 blocks west of Kedzie pink line stop, please RSVP at contact@urbanartretreat.com if you would like to attend to find out more and/or ask questions/give feedback. Seating is limited.

Nov 07

Comings & Goings: Fat Doggy'z opens in Justice

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

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New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

New stores will open at 5018 S. Cicero Ave.; 8341 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; 1425 E. 71St St.; 2740 W. Cermak Road; 4314 S. Kedzie Ave.; 4524 S. Ashland Ave.; 4828 W. Irving Park Road; 5255 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 9520 S. Jeffery Ave.

    Comings & Goings: Fat Doggy'z opens in Justice
    The Fat Daddy'z chain has grown with the Friday opening of Fat Doggy'z restaurant in Justice. "It's a hot dog stand," said owner Mike Martens, who also owns the original Fat Daddy'z in Seneca (southwest of Chicago toward Ottawa) and a second location with the same name at 5437 S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 07

Nov 03

Boy, 13, went missing on 6 days ago on Southwest Side

Valdemar Flores was last seen Oct. 28 in the 2400 block of South California Avenue. He was wearing a black zippered Northface hooded fleece jacket, dark-blue pants and gray gym shoes with black laces, police said.

Valdermar is known to frequent the areas around 23rd Place and Washtenaw Avenue.

    Boy, 13, went missing on 6 days ago on Southwest Side
    Police are asking for the public's help finding a 13-year-old boy who went missing six days ago on the city's Southwest Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 03

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UPDATE ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 400 AMPS WITH 6 METERS FOR 5 UNITS PLUS PUBLIC. ADD RECEPTACLES. LIGHTS AND SMOKE DETECTORS AS NEED IT ON APARTMENTS

    2020 S. Washtenaw Ave. Issued November 1, 2017 Comment

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Nov 01

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REMOVE\REPLACE DRYWALL IN KITCHENS & BATHROOMS, CABINETRY, FLOORING THROUGHOUT, BATHROOM WALL & FLOOR TILE. BATHROOM PLUMBING FIXTURES, KITCHEN PLUMBING FIXTURES. PAINT INTERIOR STAIRWELLS. ADD 5\8" TPE X GYP BD. TO BASEMENT CEILING. ELECTRICAL PERMIT PULLED SEPERATLY.

    2020 S. Washtenaw Ave. Issued October 27, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    PERMIT FOR EXISTING WROUGHT IRON FENCE WITH 25 LN. FT.

    2138 S. Fairfield Ave. Issued October 30, 2017 Comment

Nov 01

Oct 30

Little Village Students Inspire New Zoo Chimp Sculptures

The four victors were Jocelyn Argueta from Telpochalli Elementary School, 2832 W. 24th Blvd., and Jimena Hernandez, Nahi Morales and Diana Ruiz from Spry Community School, 2400 S. Marshall Blvd., and they were at the zoo for Monday's unveiling along with the other students who took part.

The four victors were Jocelyn Argueta from Telpochalli Elementary School, 2832 W. 24th Blvd., and Jimena Hernandez, Nahi Morales and Diana Ruiz from Spry Community School, 2400 S. Marshall Blvd., and they were at the zoo for Monday's unveiling along with the other students who took part.

    Little Village Students Inspire New Zoo Chimp Sculptures
    LINCOLN PARK - Lincoln Park Zoo unveiled four new chimpanzee sculptures Monday based on the work of student artists at Chicago Public Schools in Little Village. The project was part on an ongoing program between the zoo, Chicago Public Schools and the Marshall Square area in the northeast part of Little Village, but it was the brainchild of Omar Magana, executive director of OPEN Center for the Arts.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Oct 30

Updated Oct 30

What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Door

Join Jody Adler, Director of the Community Law Project, and me, for a discussion on what to do in the event that ICE shows up at your place of work.
http://mailchi.mp/ac823e834cb4/what-to-do-if-ice-comes-knocking-on-your-door?e=6548e7251e

    What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Door
    We are living in an environment in which immigration laws are being aggressively enforced. This has several implications in the workplace. Join Jody Adler, the Director of the Community Law Project, and me for a lively discussion on immigration rights in the workplace.
    http://mailchi.mp
  • Valerie F. Leonard Lawndale Community Builder and Policy Analyst

    Thanks for the thumbs up, Rachel. If you weren't able to catch the live broadcast, you can go to the link and download the podcast. There was some really, really good info shared. I learned a heck of a lot!

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Oct 27

Loving Lawndale to Life College Fair and Expungement Event

Reminder: Loving Lawndale to Life College Fair and Expungement Event Saturday, October 28th, from 10 am - 2 pm.

http://mailchi.mp/70a5b16b6e73/loving-lawndale-to-life-college-fair?e=6548e7251e

    Loving Lawndale to Life College Fair and Expungement Event
    Don't miss our last event of the campaign. We will be hosting a nontraditional college fair with college resources and workshops for high school seniors, adult learners and career changers. There will be resource tables with college recruiters, financial aid consultants, community-based organizations and expungement professionals.
    http://mailchi.mp

Oct 27

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXTERIOR BRICK WALLS TO BE REPAIRED INCLUDING TUCK-POINTING. ALSO BRICK FACADE LAYER TO BE REPLACED ON SOME WALLS. AND REAR PORCH REPLACEMENT AS WELL, CORRECT VIOLATIONS TO AN EXISTING 3 STORY MIX-USED BUILDING AND BRICK GARAGE AS PER PLANS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    2758 W. 24th St. Issued October 25, 2017 Comment

Oct 16

Updated Oct 26

The Race for Cook County Commissioner, 2nd District

The race for Cook County Commissioner, 2nd District will very interesting. The 2nd District includes communities on the West and South Sides, including North Lawndale and Englewood. While the communities have similar issues, there will be that tendency to elect "one of our own". For some, "one of our own" is someone from our neighborhood. For some, "one of our own" is one who is easily controlled. For others, "one of our own" is someone with whom we can identify...

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The race for Cook County Commissioner, 2nd District will very interesting. The 2nd District includes communities on the West and South Sides, including North Lawndale and Englewood. While the communities have similar issues, there will be that tendency to elect "one of our own". For some, "one of our own" is someone from our neighborhood. For some, "one of our own" is one who is easily controlled. For others, "one of our own" is someone with whom we can identify culturally, regardless of where they live.

When I speak of "culturally", I'm not speaking of race or ethnicity, but about those intangibles that reflect similar values and political philosophies.

I don't know who all will be running. Technically, no one is a candidate until s/he makes the ballot. When the final cut comes, I hope there will be candidates with a demonstrated record of leadership, community service, good judgment; the willingness to carefully weigh and analyze the issues without being a rubber stamp; courage to speak truth to power and be a true advocate for the voters; strength of character (honesty and integrity) and loyalty, and the ability to put the voters' interests above his/her own personal and political gain. If you know of such a candidate, please share below.

  • Mitchellfred Sixty-year resident of North Lawndale/24th ward

    The POTUS wanted to know if he can "pardon" himself...is the jury still out? Fred Mitchell would make a good candidate. He will be declaring himself as a "write-in" candidate.

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