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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!)
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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...

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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

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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

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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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    Ms. F. is asking for $1013.40:
    My students need 5 Chromebooks in order to explore the world around them!
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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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ATN: March 2018

...S. California Ave., St. Simon Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 925, Wed., March 21, 4500 S. Wallace St., St. Gabriel Church, 6 p.m.; Beats 932/934/935, Tues., March 20, 1301 W...

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Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St., will have an open house on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

The American Lung Association will hold its Fight for Air Climb on Sunday, March 11, at Presidential Towers, 555 W. Madison St. Climb 45, 90, 135, or 180 floors. Call (312) 781-1100 or email EventsCHI@Lung.org.

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

...at the McKinley Park Development Council’s recent meeting at the National Latino Education Institute, 2011 W. Pershing Rd. He also joined the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council in a discussion on how to eliminate...

2nd District: Beat 211, Mon., March 12, 3240 S. Indiana Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/224, Wed., March 14, 4058...

...Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/224, Wed., March 14, 4058 S. Michigan Ave., St. Elizabeth Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 215, Thurs., March, 15, 4421 St. State...

...St. State St., AMC Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 221/223, Tues., March 20, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., March 13, 4434 S. Lake Park...

...S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., March 13, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., March 21, 1526 E...

...Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., March 21, 1526 E. 55th St., Treasure Island Foods, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 747-8366...

9th District: Beat 912, Wed., March 14, 3625 S. Hoyne Ave., St. Maurice Church hall, 7 p.m.; Beats 913/915, Tues., March 13, 3120 S...

...Hoyne Ave., St. Maurice Church hall, 7 p.m.; Beats 913/915, Tues., March 13, 3120 S. Halsted St., 9th District Station, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 914, Wed., March 28, 2100 S. Wentworth...

...2100 S. Wentworth Ave., Chinatown Library, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 922, Tues., March 27, 2611 W. 48th St., Shields Middle School, 6 p.m.; Beat 923, Tues., March 27, 5157 S. California Ave...

...2611 W. 48th St., Shields Middle School, 6 p.m.; Beat 923, Tues., March 27, 5157 S. California Ave., St. Simon Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 925, Wed., March 21, 4500 S. Wallace...

...Wallace St., St. Gabriel Church, 6 p.m.; Beats 932/934/935, Tues., March 20, 1301 W 52nd St., Sherman Park, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-3501...

10th District: Beat 1013, Wed., March 21, 2524 S. Keeler Ave., Epi-phany Church, 6 p.m.; Beat 1021, Tues., March 13, 1448 S. Homan Ave., Carey Tercentenary, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

10th District: Beat 1013, Wed., March 21, 2524 S. Keeler Ave., Epi-phany Church, 6 p.m.; Beat 1021, Tues., March 13, 1448 S. Homan Ave., Carey Tercentenary, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

12th District: Beats 1213/1214/1215, Wed., March 21, 1615 W. Chicago Ave., Goldblatt’s Building, 7 p.m.; Beat 1221, Wed., March 14, 2526 W. Grand Ave...

...1615 W. Chicago Ave., Goldblatt’s Building, 7 p.m.; Beat 1221, Wed., March 14, 2526 W. Grand Ave., Smith Park, 7 p.m.; Beats 1222/1223, Wed., March 28, 1939 W. Lake St...

...2526 W. Grand Ave., Smith Park, 7 p.m.; Beats 1222/1223, Wed., March 28, 1939 W. Lake St., Westhaven community room, 7 p.m.; Beats 1211/1212, Wed., Apr. 4, 2347 W. Augusta...

...W. Lake St., Westhaven community room, 7 p.m.; Beats 1211/1212, Wed., Apr. 4, 2347 W. Augusta Blvd., St. Helen’s Church, 7 p.m. Call (312) 746-8306...

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1945 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000...

The Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) will move to 2130-40 W. Fulton St. in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor in spring. CAC will occupy 6,286 of the building’s 55,000 square feet, giving the 44-year-old non-profit organization room to grow. It currently is located at 217 N. Carpenter St.

The Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) will move to 2130-40 W. Fulton St. in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor in spring. CAC will occupy 6,286 of the building’s 55,000 square feet, giving the 44-year-old non-profit organization room to grow. It currently is located at 217 N. Carpenter St.

The Chicago Bilingual and Diversity Job Fair will be held Wednesday, March 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. King Dr. Email jobfairs@diversityjobs.com.

Groundbreaking for the new Chicago Public Library and apartments at 1342 W. Taylor St. on Jan. 28 featured Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Aldermen Jason Ervin (28th), Daniel Solis (25th), and...

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. hosts adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

...Call (872) 216-9695 or log on to www.civiclegalcorps.org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody, informs people of their rights, and organizes volunteers to help.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

During March, Glessner House Museum will host several programs at 1800 S. Prairie Ave.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host a variety of athletic, academic, and fun summer camps. Call (773) 881-6566.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Next date is March 12.

Notre Dame de Chicago Parish will have its Spring Fling with open bar, dinner, live music and dancing, a raffle, and games on Saturday, March 24, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the parish hall, 1334 W. Flournoy St. Tickets are $75 each. Call (312) 243-7400.

Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Dr.

Prismatica is a free, temporary public art installation in Polk Brothers Park at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., featuring 25 six-foot pivoting prisms resembling giant kaleidoscopes. The art will be on display until Sunday, April 15. Call (312) 595-5073.

Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave., on Saturday, March 3, will host a diversity job fair for teachers, staff, and administrators...

Public Narrative, 600 S. Michigan Ave., offers courses in various locations on topics including social media, communication plans, podcasting, search engine optimization, and analytics. Call (312) 369-6400.

...screen participants and teach balance improvement skills. Screenings take place at Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W. Congress Pkwy. For more help reducing the risk for falls, join the Matter of Balance workshops on...

...to April 12, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St. Take Charge of Your Diabetes, a free workshop on Tuesdays from March 20 through April...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Malachy + Precious Blood Parish invites all to participate in Taizé, an interdenominational Christian prayer service that combines prayer, reflection, and fellowship. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on the Tuesdays of March 14 and 28 at 2248 W. Washington Blvd. Call (312) 733-1068.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

Call (312) 421-3757 or log on to www.ourladyofpompeii.org. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will have its Palm Sunday worship service on Sunday, March 25, at 11 a.m. and its Easter Sunday worship service on Sunday, April 1, also at 11 a.m. Enjoy fellowship in Register Hall after each service. Call (312) 225-5300.

The South Loop Business Expo, organized by the South Loop Referral Group, will be held Tuesday, April 4, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 2411 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to https://www.facebook.com/SouthLoopReferralGroup2015/ or email jaqi@jaqigreeninteriors.com.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art will hold its annual art auction Saturday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Call (773) 227-5522.

...candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 11th District, on Thursday, March 15, at Zhou Art Gallery, 1029 W. 35th St., 5:30 p.m. Call (773) 729-7666 for ticket prices and reservations...

...and school closures on the West Side. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 31, at 800 S. Halsted St.

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette Chicago, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email info@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: March 2018
    March 8, 2018 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA members only, and not for family members.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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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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