18 hours ago

  • Permit issued for new construction

    ERECT A NEW 2 STORY ( NO BASEMENT) 3B CONSTRUCTION TYPE MASONRY SINGLE FAMILY HOME AND 2 CAR DETACHED FRAME GARAGE AS PER PLANS

    552 W. 44th St. Issued April 24, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Suspect Charged With Shooting Blind, Disabled Man In Canaryville

Police said Eric Blake, of the Bridgeport neighborhood, shot into a home near 44th and Parnell around 10:45 p.m. on April 11, wounding a 46-year-old man who lived in the home.

    Suspect Charged With Shooting Blind, Disabled Man In Canaryville
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 23-year-old man has been charged with shooting a legally blind and disabled man at the victim's home in the Canaryville neighborhood last week. Police said Eric Blake, of the Bridgeport neighborhood, shot into a home near 44th and Parnell around 10:45 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Apr 18

Man charged with string of armed robberies in Back of the Yards

Henson was arrested Tuesday in the 4600 Block of South Halsted Street for retail theft and was linked to three armed robberies in Back of the Yards, police said:

This article has 4 other Chicago locations (Show)

In the 1400 block of West 49th Place on March 26 at about 6:10 a.m.

In the 1200 block of West 49th Place on March 30 at about 7:20 p.m.

In the 4900 block of South Racine Avenue on April 3 at about 8:40 p.m.

Henson lives in the 1100 block of West 50th Street, blocks from the robberies, according to police. He was due in bond court Wednesday.

    Man charged with string of armed robberies in Back of the Yards
    A man with a long criminal record of theft and gun charges has been arrested for a string of armed robberies in the Back of the Yards neighborhood since late last month, according to Chicago police. Jeffon Henson, 30, has been charged with three felony counts of armed robbery with a gun and one misdemeanor count of retail theft.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 18

  • 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

Apr 15

Apr 13

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 11

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.

Apr 08

Apr 06

  • 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

Apr 06

Apr 04

Water Meter Installation 2018 Update

After getting this water meter installed in 2014, I really wanted it to be a ripoff, like most other city services. But after four years of water bills, I can safely say that unless you're emptying Lake Michigan every time you shower, a metered account is a better deal. If you're on the fence, just do it.

https://youtu.be/PD1EcOw55tM

    Water Meter Installation Update - 2018
    Four years after the installation of my water meter, the half-yearly charges are less than a quarter of what they were when I was being billed for non-metered water. It's a great deal, as long as you keep the bill paid on time, which, of course, you do with all your bills.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Apr 02

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Mar 27

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Mar 19

  • 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

Mar 17

Mar 16

Mar 16

  • 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

Mar 14

Mar 13

Lost Husky!

🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm...

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🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm Sunday. She was seen on 47th place at 5:30 heading toward Halsted. At 7pm she was seen by a police officer on 70th and Peoria but took off on him. At 10am this morning she was seen on western heading south.

Mar 12

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