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  • Room 308 Basics. Please Help Us Meet Our Classroom Needs.

    Mrs. McNamara is asking for $396.72:
    My students need vital supplies for the classroom. We are in desperate need of ink, dry erase markers and dry erase board cleaner. We also need tape, staples, clipboards and tissues! (Lots and lots of tissues!)
    Graham Elementary School Comment

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Updated 4 days ago

1 dead, 11 wounded in city shootings: 'The shots were so close'

...Canaryville neighborhood, police said. A man and woman tried to enter his home in the 500 block of West 44th Street to rob him, but he was able to close a door on them. The man...

This article has 7 other Chicago locations (Show)

A 38-year-old man was shot four times in the back a buttocks around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of West Fulton Street on the West Side, Chicago police said. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Also on the West Side, about two hours earlier, a 19-year-old man was killed and a 22-year-old man was wounded in a possible drive-by shooting around 9:50 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Polk Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded in the 5:10 p.m. attack in the 4400 block of West Maypole Avenue. Both men were shot in the leg while the woman, 18, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. Earlier, police said she was shot in the ear.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Town neighborhood on the West Side about 6:30 p.m., police said.

About 8:05 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the 5500 block of West Haddon Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said in a media notification. The man was shot in the arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right hand about 7:55 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said in a media notification. The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Just before 7:50 p.m., a man was shot in the cheek in the 7100 block of North Clark Street in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the Far North Side, police said. The man was taken to an area hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Possible suspects were being questioned by police.

    3 shot on West Side
    A shooting in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood has injured three people Wednesday afternoon, Chicago police said. Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded during the 5:10 p.m. attack at West Maypole and North Kilbourn avenues. Both men were shot in the leg while the woman suffered a gunshot wound to the ear.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    Rob, I suspect that by "creeps" Maggie is referring to people who look like many of my neighbors. To me, they're just folks in the neighborhood.

  • Well said ..and you are always sweet and polite..this blog gets old fast ..or whatever it's called ..I'm sure ill be corrected with the exact definition...and you are the better person ..by far

Hello, neighbor. This thread was closed due to violations of the EveryBlock community guidelines, which intend to keep discussions informative, friendly and respectful.

Apr 12

Blind, Disabled Man Shot During Robbery Attempt At Canaryville Home

Blind, Disabled Man Shot During Robbery Attempt At Canaryville HomeA suspect shot the victim through the closed door of his home near 44th and Parnell, after the victim locked the door to keep him out.

    Blind, Disabled Man Shot During Robbery Attempt At Canaryville Home
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A legally blind and disabled man was shot during an attempted robbery at his family's home in the Canaryville neighborhood Wednesday night. The victim's brother said the victim heard a knock on the door to their home near 44th and Parnell late Wednesday, and when he answered the door, he heard a female voice.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Apr 12

Man shot through front door during robbery attempt on South Side

It appears to have started as a robbery attempt in the 500 block of West 44th Street in the Canaryville neighborhood.

    Man shot through front door during robbery attempt on South Side
    CHICAGO -- A man was shot through his front door during a robbery attempt on the city's South Side. It appears to have started as a robbery attempt in the 500 block of West 44th Street in the Canaryville neighborhood. When a man and woman demanded the victim's money, he slammed the door on them.
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 10

Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.

Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, April 27 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, April 28 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to become a tutor. Please register in advance. For a registration packet, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

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  • Come On Chromebooks!

    Ms. F. is asking for $1013.40:
    My students need 5 Chromebooks in order to explore the world around them!
    Graham Elementary School Comment

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  • Creating Future Scientists & Historians One Day at a Time!

    Ms. Negron is asking for $1994.07:
    My students need 10 Chromebooks to be provided with a means of exploring the world outside of their classroom and neighborhood . The other items are basic necessities my classroom needs to run smoothly.
    Graham Elementary School Comment

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    CHANGE OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR TO: C. BRADLEY ELECTRIC ECC 93760BLDG PERMIT # 100750761 (444 S. LOWE AVE)15 AMP CIRCUIT FOR BASEMENT

    4444 S. Lowe Ave. Issued March 14, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF-CERT: ERECT NEW 2 STORY, 4DU, IV-B, TOWNHOUSE BUILDING W/ BASEMENT AND DETACHED 4 CAR PRIVATE GARAGE AS PER PLANS CURRENT USE: VACANT LAND/PROPOSED USE: RESIDENTIAL TOWNHOUSES.

    4250 S. Normal Ave. Issued February 21, 2018 Comment

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