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Coyotes

They are here. If you have a small dog, don't leave them unattended. If you walk a big dog be prepared and have some form of defense. Since I believe it's a couple. Now those of you that will freak out, DON'T. I had them on video back on October. They are great,. Great rodent eliminators. God knows we need that here. This neighborhood is infested. Anywhere near Jeff Terminal is REALLY bad. Just be alert, and if you see...

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They are here. If you have a small dog, don't leave them unattended. If you walk a big dog be prepared and have some form of defense. Since I believe it's a couple. Now those of you that will freak out, DON'T. I had them on video back on October. They are great,. Great rodent eliminators. God knows we need that here. This neighborhood is infested. Anywhere near Jeff Terminal is REALLY bad. Just be alert, and if you see one, make noise, yell at them. They will run the other way. Just an FYI. I watched them for over an hour or two around 6 pm Tonite in my alley. Working on my car. They don't want to be around people. So, respect them and rodent problem will be a thing of the past. They can hang in my alley all they want. I welcome them, we need them people, so don't get crazy. Just watch your small animals, as you should in the first place.

  • Kathy in 60630 10 yr. resident

    There all over lately, they've been seen at The Cemetery by Addison & Narragansett, All around Oak Park, Forest Preserve Dr. and Irving. I've seen them by Addison & Austin, Belmont & Harlem running all the way to Addison, watched it from my car. And this is like the 3rd...

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    There all over lately, they've been seen at The Cemetery by Addison & Narragansett, All around Oak Park, Forest Preserve Dr. and Irving. I've seen them by Addison & Austin, Belmont & Harlem running all the way to Addison, watched it from my car. And this is like the 3rd time I've seen them around Ainslie & Laramie. My Mom's in burbs and one morning I opened door to step out and there was a coyote right there. We both scared each other. I stomped my foot and yelled to get the hell out of here and he surely took off. But I think he had scent of her cats. I'm not afraid of one but if there is a group, I'd definitely steer clear. I guess it depends how hungry they are, lol.

  • I have been seeing them around for years. Saw one sitting on the sidewalk by Cumberland Av. and Montrose Av. just watching the traffic go by. Saw a pack of them in the clearing on the north side of North Av. across from where Menards use to be by Cumberland Av.

31 hours ago

Updated 6 hours ago

Cleaning Services

Anyone know of any good cleaning/maid services? Just moved into my condo and want to hire a company to come in once a week and do cleaning.

Thanks in advance!

  • Hey Nikki I clean houses with my husband if you would like to talk in more detail give me a call :)
    773-441-5707 Anna

  • Maria D Navarrete Genesis beauty Salon & Spa a full service Salon

    Hello I have a person that is a really good cleaning lady!!! My number is 773 8958065

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Bensenville mourns longtime community leader, activist

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Montclair-Lucania Funeral Home at 6901 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago, where prayers will be said. A Mass will be said at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Bensenville followed by interment at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.

    Bensenville mourns longtime community leader, activist
    The Bensenville community is mourning the loss of one of its most active residents. Oronzo Peconio, 67, the president of the Fenton High School District 100 school board, died Sunday, more than a week after suffering a heart attack on Jan. 6. Peconio and his wife, Concetta, were making plans to celebrate their 48th anniversary at the time.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

  • so very sad knew the man and he was so much fun and happy all the time a big loss to everyone who knew him, to Kiwanis and most importantly to Concetta and Joe he will truly be miss

6 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Helicopters Harlem Ave ???

Does anyone know what is going on with all the helicopters in the Harlem/Addison area? I heard plenty of sirens as well as helicopters flying above.

6 days ago

Updated 6 days ago

Police Activity

Does anyone know why there are three helicopters stationary and circling between Shabbona Park and Harlem? There are also police cars on every corner.

Jan 11

Jan 10

Is Schorsch Village Chicago’s Next Hot Neighborhood? 3220 N. New England in Dunning

Is Schorsch Village Chicago’s Next Hot Neighborhood? 3220 N. New England in Dunning

    Is Schorsch Village Chicago's Next Hot Neighborhood? 3220 N. New England in Dunning
    This 4-bedroom single family home at 3220 N. New England in the Schorsch Village neighborhood of Dunning came on the market in November 2017. Schorsch Village is a west side neighborhood of single family homes built from the late 1920s to the 1950s. The homes built in the 1930s and 1940s were mostly English bungalows and tudors.
    http://cribchatter.com

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Jan 03

One look at why and how zoning has become a focus of property owners.

If this is not behind a pay wall, here's a think piece about how property owner opinions on their rights to have a say in community development evolved. While it doesn't set out to change anybody's opinion, having it in mind helps me understand why I hold certain value judgments. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/03/upshot/zoning-housing-property-rights-nimby-us.html?comments#permid=25419406

    How 'Not in My Backyard' Became 'Not in My Neighborhood'
    In Seattle, the neighbors don't want apartments for formerly homeless seniors nearby. In Los Angeles, they don't want more high-rises. In San Jose, Calif., they don't want tiny homes. In Phoenix, they don't want design that's not midcentury modern.
    https://www.nytimes.com

Jan 02

Man shot dead on New Year’s Day on South Side becomes 3rd homicide of 2018

The 51-year-old victim, identified as Janusz Kolodgziejczyk of the 6900 block of West Belmont Avenue, was shot in the back, and was pronounced dead on the scene at 2:46 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office and police.

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The shooting happened about 5 p.m. Monday in the 4700 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Fuller Park neighborhood, police said.

The man was identified as John Harris, who lived in the 7400 block of South Sangamon Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at 5:36 p.m.

...year-old Brenda Ramos was found suffering from blunt trauma to the head in the 2600 block of North Hampden Court in the Park West neighborhood. Ramos, who lived in the same block, was pronounced dead...

The victim was in the 3800 block of West 71st Street when someone shot him in the abdomen, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

The first homicide of the new year happened around 2:20 a.m. Monday in the Avondale neighborhood. A man driving a Toyota Camry south in the 3900 block of South Pulaski Road was shot and the car veered into a fence, police said.

    Man shot dead on New Year's Day on South Side becomes 3rd homicide of 2018
    A man who was fatally shot on New Year's Day on the South Side has become the third homicide of 2018, police say. The shooting happened about 5 p.m. Monday in the 4700 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Fuller Park neighborhood, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 30

Updated Jan 01

A CAT was missing

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AirBNB Cleaning

Is anyone in the area interested in making some money doing some sporadic AirBNB cleaning? It's roughly 30 minutes of work a couple times a month. I'd offer $25 to someone I can trust to stop by and clean.

Unfortunately, there is usually only 1-3 days notice and the cleaning has to be done between 11:00am-2:00pm.

Addison & Central

  • Greetings,

    I live right off of Addison and Central. I have housekeeping experience and would be interested in hearing more about this position. I have excellent references that could easily be verified. I would be available immediately. Also, I would be able to work around a last minute cleaning.

    Sincerely,

    Mary

  • Maggiemay 45 year resident @ PP

    I'm interested too. Is there a number to reach u at. I also live by Irving n Austin

Dec 11

Coyote sighting

It’s Dec 11th and at 8am I saw a large coyote running around the block. It looked scared, tail down and ears back, and seemed to attempting to find a place to hide. I called 911 who sent me to 311. Last seen running northbound on Neva from Wellington. Animal Control has been notified.

Dec 07

Dec 03

Updated Dec 04

Rich's Fresh Market Stinks?

Is "Rich's Fresh Market" a grocery store or a smokers lounge?

  • PennyPenguin Chillin' out on EB

    This seems more appropriate for a yelp review or the business's website. A random post here won't do much good and likely will solve nothing.

  • PennyPenguin Chillin' out on EB

    The truth hurts.

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Nov 24

Updated Nov 26

Illegal auto-shop from neighbors garage.

Neighbor running an illegal auto-shop from his garage.2-3 cars parked around his house. Since the garage is full of shop equipment & cars, this means at least 5-6 cars are parked on the street outside his house and mine. Loud noise throughout the day, fuel and oil smell, improper disposal of hazardous liquids, no fire extinguishers observed, no permit in window. Constant drop offs of cars or snowblowers and lawn mowers, back yard trashed. equipment everywhere and covered up with...

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Neighbor running an illegal auto-shop from his garage.2-3 cars parked around his house. Since the garage is full of shop equipment & cars, this means at least 5-6 cars are parked on the street outside his house and mine. Loud noise throughout the day, fuel and oil smell, improper disposal of hazardous liquids, no fire extinguishers observed, no permit in window. Constant drop offs of cars or snowblowers and lawn mowers, back yard trashed. equipment everywhere and covered up with brown materials. Smell, noise, illegal activity in this beautiful neighborhood. Police called in several times since the owner is verbally abusive and threatening that he is gonna kill or "take care of us" if we complain. Went to alderman for 60634 zip code and was told to keep complaining and calling 911 every time the neighbor is doing an illegal activity. Attended a meeting at Portage Park with CPD and they said that city will send extra police rounds if needed. Any advice will be appreciated.

  • Sposato is useless. Brought some complaints to him and he brushed them off. Best to ogo over him or the newspaper. The key is total neighbor involvement and being the squeeky wheel.

  • You just have to give Sposato a bigger envelope than this neighbor. All pencil neck Sposato cares about is his two city pensions.

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