3 days ago

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    repair/replace drywall, windows & doors. cabinets. countertops. .refinish floors.add new layer of roof shingles only ( NO replacement of roof) - all work same as existing (no structural work); subject to field inspections

    4501 S. Lavergne Ave. Issued March 12, 2018 Comment

Mar 10

  • Conscious Discipline Helps Students Heal!

    Mrs. R. is asking for $1348.82:
    I need to attend Conscious Discipline's summer institute in order to learn how to help students succeed at managing their emotions and handling the trauma in their lives.
    Hearst Elementary School Comment

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Feb 27

Crime News Update

...after he allegedly used a knife to threaten a customer and staff at Dunkin’ Donuts, 4649 S. Cicero. Jeffery S. Bedenfield, of the 4600 block of South Leamington, was stopped by police as...

...a customer and staff at Dunkin’ Donuts, 4649 S. Cicero. Jeffery S. Bedenfield, of the 4600 block of South Leamington, was stopped by police as he walked west on 46th Street from Cicero. They said...

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Lewis Pelayo Jr., of the 5000 block of South Leamington, is charged with one felony count of first-degree murder, two felony counts of aggravated...

A law enforcement source said that Pelayo confessed to the crime and that police recovered two guns from him during a traffic stop near 5687 S. Archer at about 3:30 p.m. Friday, January 12.

The victim, said by a law enforcement source to be a documented gangbanger, is Miguel Islas, of the 6100 block of South Washtenaw. He was shot 6-7 times, police said, and was dead on arrival at a local hospital.

...neighborhood? If you live in Beat 811 (see map), come to Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 5550 S. Merrimac, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...woman was robbed at gunpoint as she walked west down a sidewalk in front of 4532 W. 59th St. at 6:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. The victim told police a thug walked...

A 44-year-old manager of the 7-Eleven at 4353 W. 55th St. successfully fought off a robber who invaded his office at about 1 p.m. Wednesday...

An armed bandit robbed Dunajec Bakery, 5060 S. Archer, at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. Both a clerk and a witness—two...

...enforcement source said the robber may be the same thug who robbed a store at 4124 W. 47th St. on Dec. 23...

...Dunkin' Donuts on Nov. 6 on a similar charge. He is due in court at 51st and Wentworth on March 15...

...year-old West Lawn woman was robbed as she stood on a sidewalk in the 3700 block of West 64th Street at 12:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. The victim told police that a criminal...

Three rehabbers working on a vacant home in the 5500 block of South Keeler were robbed at gunpoint at 2:20 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12. The victims—a...

...robbed at gunpoint as he stood in a parking lot behind a building in the 5200 block of South Keeler at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. The victim told police that a masked...

...Brighton Park man was robbed at gunpoint as he walked through a vacant lot at 2547 W. 63rd St. at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. An owner of a nearby business, the...

...year-old Back of the Yards man was robbed at gunpoint in an alley behind 7032 W. 63rd St. at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. The victim told police he had been...

...old West Lawn man was robbed as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 5400 S. Hamlin at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. The victim told police that a man...

Burglars forced open the sliding glass door of a home in the 6400 block of South Laporte and reportedly stole two handguns and $7,150 cash. The crime was discovered by one of the victims, a 47-year-old man, at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Burglars broke into a home in the 5300 block of South Kenneth, damaged some appliances and tampered with a burglar alarm but apparently failed to steal anything...

...year-old West Elsdon man struggled with one of them at his garage in the 5100 block of South Lawndale at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Alerted by his sister that a man...

A 33-year-old Archer Heights man visiting his rented storage unit at 4225 S. Pulaski on Saturday, Jan. 6—after a five-month absence—said that a number of his...

    Crime News Update
    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.

Feb 25

Lost Chihuahua

There was a Small Black Chihuahua found at Neenah and Archer This morning . It was rescued by Patti . Collar , No tags. If you know the owner or are the owner Please contact Patti at 312-656-6513 Thanks Everyone

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  • Light Table Livens Up Learning!

    Mrs. R. is asking for $463.96:
    My students need a light table and accessories for exploration and discovery. The light table would meet their sensory needs.
    Hearst Elementary School Comment

Feb 11

Feb 07

  • Smart Board Learning for the Smartest Students!

    Mrs. R. is asking for $165.46:
    My students need a subscription to Choose it! Maker 3 in order to have Smart Board activities that meet their needs. Choose it! Maker 3 would allow me to design individualized learning pages for each student.
    Hearst Elementary School Comment

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Jan 24

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Geniuses at Work

    Mr. Deems is asking for $2100.46:
    My students need five MacBooks to work on their genius hour projects, a project of their choosing!
    Academy for Global Citizenship Annex Comment
  • Digital Math: iPads in the Classroom

    Ms. Radja is asking for $2225.19:
    My students need a set of iPads to change the way we do math - using Google Classroom, making digital models, recording strategies, customizing learning and saving paper.
    Academy for Global Citizenship Annex Comment

Jan 23

  • 3D Printers: Creating the Blueprint for STEAM Learning

    Ms. Hagen is asking for $1823.66:
    My students need 3D printers and 3D pens so that they can continue to learn about STEAM skills, computer programming, and how 3D printers can help our lives in the future.
    Academy for Global Citizenship Annex Comment

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