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Safe and Peaceful Communities - Gage Park

This week, the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

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Taste of Chicago: Food and restaurant line-up for 2018

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    Taste of Chicago: Food and restaurant line-up for 2018
    Taste 2018 includes 26 NEW vendors representing a 63% increase from 2017 Sandwich King Jeff Mauro and Mayor Rahm Emanuel went one on one yesterday at the press conference announcing the lineup of restaurants and food trucks that will participate at the 38th Annual Taste of Chicago - the world's largest free food festival - this July 11-15 in Grant...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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  • Technology in the Gym!

    Ms. Melendez is asking for $1587.62:
    My students need an iPad to increase engagement and understanding of their own physical development!
    Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy Comment

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    NEW DAYCARE BUILD OUT FROM AN EXISTING RETAIL SPACE ZONED AS B3-2. A CLASS 'B' INSTITUTIONAL OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION. EXISTING EXTERIOR MASONRY WALLS TO BE STAINED. WINDOW REPLACEMENT AND NEW STOREFRONT. PORTION OF EXISTING ROOF TO BE REMOVED CREATING PALYGROUND. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

    4255 S. Archer Ave. Issued April 13, 2018 Comment

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Man wrongly convicted in fatal arson at 14 sues Chicago Police

Gray's nightmare began in March of 1993. Authorities accused the eighth grader of starting a fire at the home of a a girl who lived in the 4100-block of South Albany Avenue after he became angry with her for rejecting him.

    Man wrongly convicted in fatal arson at 14 sues Chicago Police
    He got his freedom back. Now, Adam Gray wants justice. Gray was wrongly convicted of arson as a teen, and spent more than half his life in prison. He filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing the Chicago police detectives who forced him to confess of conspiring with others to get him convicted of a crime he did not commit.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Apr 12

Man wrongfully convicted in fatal arson files lawsuit alleging Chicago police coerced his confession

...fire, Gray was angry with a girl who lived in a two-flat in the 4100 block of South Albany Avenue because she had rejected him. The eighth-grader ignited an accelerant he poured on the...

    Man wrongfully convicted in fatal arson files lawsuit alleging Chicago police coerced his confession
    A man who spent more than two decades in prison after being wrongfully convicted in a fatal arson as a teenager filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging Chicago police officers coerced his confession and conspired with others to manipulate witnesses and fabricate evidence.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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3 firefighters injured in Southwest Side blaze: 'They're all doing their jobs'

Three firefighters were burned in a blaze that started before 12:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of West 42nd Street in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire. It was struck out later Saturday morning.

    3 firefighters injured in Southwest Side blaze: 'They're all doing their jobs'
    A group of firefighters rushed inside the smoldering bakery when a gust of wind slammed the door closed behind them. Their fellow firefighters frantically tried to open the door, but the minutes ticked by while the acrid smell of the fire fell over the street, said Ruben Cruz, who watched the scene unfold early Saturday from his Southwest Side porch.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • cadraski Concerned life long resident of Brighton Park

    Those of us who live nearby actually call it 41st street. Another example of not always believing what you read. The journalists can’t even get a simple street name right.

Apr 07

Firefighters Hurt In Brighton Park Blaze

It happened early Saturday morning around near Sacramento and 42nd street.

    Firefighters Hurt In Brighton Park Blaze
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three firefighters are recovering this morning after being injured while trying to put out a fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen has the story. One firefighter was taken to Stroger and kept overnight. Two other firefighters were taken to Mount Sinai and they're expected to be released.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Apr 07

Three firefighters injured in bakery blaze

The fire started before 12:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of W. 42nd St. in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

    Three firefighters injured in bakery blaze
    CHICAGO -- Three firefighters are recovering after an early-morning fire at a bakery on the Southwest side. The fire started before 12:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of W. 42nd St. in the Brighton Park neighborhood. Several firefighters were trapped inside the bakery, after the wind slammed a door shut behind them.
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 07

3 firefighters injured in Brighton Park fire

...Side.The three were taken to hospitals early Saturday for injuries from the fire at 41st Street and Sacramento.Shortly after midnight, emergency responders were called to fire at Chris's Bakery at 3000...

...Sacramento.Shortly after midnight, emergency responders were called to fire at Chris's Bakery at 3000 W. 41st St., Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said.Three firefighters who entered the building suffered burns...

    3 firefighters injured in Brighton Park fire
    Three firefighters were injured in a fire at bakery in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The three were taken to hospitals early Saturday for injuries from the fire at 41st Street and Sacramento. Shortly after midnight, emergency responders were called to fire at Chris's Bakery at 3000 W.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Apr 07

3 firefighters injured in Southwest Side blaze: 'They're all doing their jobs'

Three firefighters were injured in a fire on April 7, 2018 in the 3000 block of West 42nd Street. (Madeline Buckley / Chicago Tribune)

    3 firefighters injured in Southwest Side blaze: 'They're all doing their jobs'
    A group of firefighters rushed inside the smoldering bakery when a gust of wind slammed the door closed behind them. Their fellow firefighters frantically tried to open the door, but the minutes ticked by while the acrid smell of the fire fell over the street, said Ruben Cruz, who watched the scene unfold early Saturday from his Southwest Side porch.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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