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Alderman Michael Scott, Jr. posted 2 photos.

Summer is here which means it’s time for Summer Day camp! Currently, all spots have been filled EXCEPT for a few at these two great programs, here in our very own 24th Ward! Check out the flyers above and the contact information below if you’d like to know more! Camp starts Monday, June 25th! Washtenaw Park 2521 S. Washtenaw Ave. (312) 747-6992 Sumner Park 4320 W. 5th Ave. (312) 746-5394

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    Alderman Michael Scott, Jr., Chicago, Illinois. 2.8K likes. Michael Scott Jr. for Alderman of the 24th Ward Michael W. Scott, Jr., has focused his...
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Ex-tanning salon owner to be sentenced for raping employee in 2009

Marc Winner, 47, was convicted May 1 on two charges of sexual assault in connection with a 2009 rape. Sentencing proceedings will start Tuesday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse at 2650 S. California Ave.

2604-2699 S. California Ave.

    Ex-tanning salon owner to be sentenced for raping employee in 2009
    CHICAGO - A sentencing hearing is slated to start Tuesday for a former West Loop tanning salon owner who was convicted last month of raping a former employee. Marc Winner, 47, was convicted May 1 on two charges of sexual assault in connection with a 2009 rape.
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  • There is a Police camera right there. Does anything deter criminal violence ? What is happening, why the spike in violence? It has improved so much from 20 years ago, i have been there to see the changes. This is a regression

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  • Guided Reading

    Ms. Leuck is asking for $876.82:
    My students need leveled readers so they can read books at their independent and instructional levels.
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Workshop: Playing with Rescued Dogs

This summer, help children learn to enjoy dogs, treat animals kind, and approach dogs safely! Attend a small one on one workshop for children and adults to understand dogs better at Urban Art Retreat garden. Meet our friendly rescued dogs and have fun! Play in the garden, teach the dogs commands, feed them doggie biscuits, and wade in the pool! contact@urbanartretreat.com Register for a day that you can make it to a free workshop!

5 days ago

Safe Space Field Trip to Urban Art Retreat

Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or...

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Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or mural art). Also, some gardening & an art project. We will water plants & paint!
Let us know when you would like to visit.

Your group can make an appointment for a Field Trip to visit our site for a Summer Day at Urban Art Retreat. Send us an email at contact@urbanartretreat.com

6 days ago

Free Summer Solstice Party : food, drink, live music, raffle with prizes, baby goats!

Join us for our Summer Solstice Grand Opening Party! The party is FREE and open to all. Bring your family and friends!

When: Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM. Rain or shine.
Where: Blue Island Traditional Medicine. 1843 S. Racine Ave. (on the corner of 19th and Racine)
Who: We are a holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, yoga, nutritional counseling, and animal therapy
What: Our grand opening party! Celebrate the summer & our open doors. We will have snacks, beverages, a band, a raffle with prizes from local businesses, and a visit from our therapy animals (five baby goats and a pony (!)).
How much: Free
More information: www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com. Instagram: @blueislandmedicine

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Holistic health clinic opens in Pilsen

Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at...

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Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com

If you are a Pilsen resident, you receive your first treatment (acupuncture or bodywork) 25% off, and if you are a Pilsen small business owner, your first acupuncture treatment is free.

Mark your calendars: our Grand Opening Summer Solstice party will be Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM... We hope to see you there!

    Welcome
    Holistic, person-centered healthcare in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Effective and long-lasting solutions.
    https://www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com

Jun 13

As the number of carjackings in Chicago rises, so has the number of juvenile suspects arrested for it

“The kids have become enlightened to the consequences,” said Judge Michael Toomin, who presides over the county’s juvenile justice system after many years on the bench at the main criminal courthouse for adults at 26th Street and California Avenue.

    As the number of carjackings in Chicago rises, so has the number of juvenile suspects arrested for it
    Two summers ago when he was 16, the South Side teen carjacked a motorist at a gas station in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood, speeding away in the 2009 Kia Rondo. Now 18, he told a Chicago Tribune reporter that he considers cars to be status symbols.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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George Leighton, Chicago judge for whom criminal courthouse is named, dies at 105

He also served on the federal bench as a U.S. District Court judge for more than 10 years. Cook County’s main criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue — where Leighton began his judicial career — was named in his honor in 2012.

    George Leighton, Chicago judge for whom criminal courthouse is named, dies at 105
    Pioneering Chicago Judge George Leighton died Wednesday at age 105, the owner of his longtime law firm said. Leighton, who retired from the federal bench in 1987 when he was 74, had been hospitalized for pneumonia at a Brockton, Mass., veterans hospital, said Langdon Neal, managing member of Neal & Leroy, where Leighton worked until he was 99.
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Jun 07

Chicago judge George Leighton dead at 105

The criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue is named after him. He went to Harvard Law School and was a World War II veteran.

    Chicago judge George Leighton dead at 105
    Chicago judge George Leighton died of pneumonia at the age of 105 on Wednesday. Leighton was hospitalized at a Massachusetts veterans hospital for pneumonia, according to the Chicago Tribune. He was the first African American to sit on the Illinois Appellate Court. Leighton also ruled from the county and federal benches.
    http://wgntv.com

Jun 06

About Discrimination!

We are presenting an exhibit- “About Discrimination".
The Liz Long gallery at Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center, 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Chicago Illinois 60623 is displaying materials to increase awareness of discrimination and the ism's.
This is an excellent opportunity for a discussion on Discrimination. Any group that schedules an appt. to visit can ask for a facilitated discussion. We will provide this for free.
People can view the display on Saturdays between 1-4p.m. during June or email us to ask for a special showing for themselves and/or their group.
The exhibit is on display through June 30.
ask about free group activities throughout summer including Aug 25 Youth Art Fest in Peace Park 2101 S. Spaulding at 21st.

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