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St. William Opportunity Scholarships

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Jul 05

Updated Jul 06

FOUND: male dog (possible jack russell terrier) near Menard and Roscoe

FOUND: I found this little guy around 10:30am today (7/5/18) running along Menard near Roscoe. He was scared at first, but finally allowed me to pet him. No tags, so I took him to the vet to check for a microchip -- no chip :( He is very sweet, is house-trained, and loves belly rubs. He will be staying with me until I can find the owner.

  • Kudos for being such a caring person. I hope you find his owner. Just be careful who you give him to. There are people who will claim to be an owner who do not have an animal's best interest at heart. Having a full description makes it easy to do. He is a cutie.

Jun 06

Updated Jul 06

Firefighter kneels before football game

Has anyone seen a public statement from Ald. Sposato or Napolitano about this? I know I saw a picture of them at the game.

What do people think of this?

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/black-firefighter-takes-knee-at-charity-football-game-cpd-cfd-garry-mccarthy-anger/

    Black firefighter takes heat after taking knee at police-fire football game
    A political and emotional brush fire is smoldering within a grieving Chicago Fire Department over a national anthem protest that marred a charity football game dedicated to the memory of two fallen Chicago heroes.
    https://chicago.suntimes.com
  • You're talking about it. His protest worked. Like Paul said, you have the right to ignore it.

  • Where did Pau say that? You consider his protest having worked if people who are it were supportive, but how do you consider condemnation of his protest as working?

Jul 03

Updated Jul 03

Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14

• Joliet: Hawk Chevrolet Cadillac of Joliet, 2001 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Mazda, 2051 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Subaru, 2200 W. Jefferson St.; Honda Superstore of Joliet, 3225 Plainfield Road; Thomas Nissan, 1427 N. Larkin; and Thomas Toyota Scion, 1437 N. Larkin Ave.

This article has 20 other Chicago locations (Show)

• Carol Stream: Joe Cotton Ford, 175 W. North Ave.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Crystal Lake: Anderson BMW Mazda Volkswagen, 360 N. Route 31; Brilliance Honda, 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave.; Courtesy Buick GMC, 6305 Northwest Hwy.; and Pauly Toyota Scion, 1035 S. Route 31;

• Elburn: Bob Jass Chevrolet, 300 S. Main St.; including blood drive;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Glendale Heights: Sunrise Chevrolet, 414 North Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Oak Park: Autobarn Volvo of Oak Park 1140 Garfield St.

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Villa Park: Haggerty Buick GMC, 300 W. Roosevelt Road;

• West Chicago: Haggerty Ford, 330 E. Roosevelt Road;

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

    Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14
    New-car dealers in the Chicago area are on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association and its dealer members are partnering with the USO of Illinois to host the sixth annual "Barbecue for the Troops" on Saturday, July 14.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Jun 21

Updated Jun 23

Illegal handyman flyers posted on my garage which has two “No Soliciting” signs posted

So, after months of having my two “No Soliciting” ignored and illegal handymen flyers taped to my garage I’ve decided to get some satisfaction.

I called Jose yesterday and gave him an imaginary address about half way down the block from me. He stopped by half an hour later in the alley to look at the garage that “needed a lot of work”. Soon after getting there he started texting & calling me for me to come out. After about 20 minuets he drove away. I then texted him and told him why I just wasted 30 mins of his time. He replied in a viulgar laced text.

It made my day, no it made my week!

Hello, neighbor. This thread was closed due to violations of the EveryBlock community guidelines, which intend to keep discussions informative, friendly and respectful.

Jun 16

Jun 15

Register for the Dunning Community Wide Garage Sale!

Be sure to sign up to have your garage sale listed on a community map for the:

Dunning Community Garage Sale - West of Harlem
July 14th and 15th

&

Dunning Community Garage Sale - East of Harlem
July 21st and 22nd

Email subject “Dunning Community Garage Sale” to jaquaglia@yahoo.com w/ your name, address, and phone number to register.

Jun 13

No Citations for Driver Who Fatally Struck Paul J. Gunia, 61, in Belmont Terrace

At about 5:40 p.m. Gunia was crossing northbound in the 8300 block of Belmont Avenue, according to Officer Ronald Westbrook from Police News Affairs. The Thatcher Woods shopping center is on the south side of the block.

    No Citations for Driver Who Fatally Struck Paul J. Gunia, 61, in Belmont Terrace
    A driver leaving a shopping center struck and killed Paul J. Gunia, 61, in the Belmont Terrace neighborhood on the Northwest Side and was not cited. At about 5:40 p.m. Gunia was crossing northbound in the 8300 block of Belmont Avenue, according to Officer Ronald Westbrook from Police News Affairs.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

May 31

Car Dirty? Come get your car washed. Saturday, June 2nd 9AM to 1 PM

Car Dirty? Come get your car washed.
Saturday, June 2nd
9AM to 1 PM

St Pascal Boy Scout Troop 815
Car Wash Fundraiser
St Pascal Church Parking Lot
Moody & Irving Park Rd

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Updated May 24

What is the truth Ald. Sposato

Yesterday, Nick Sposato posted on FB (in all capital letters for emphasis) that the new school being built on Oak Park Ave was going to be a neighborhood high school. Today I see an article saying that it will be a freshman academy for Taft with selective enrollment for 7th & 8th graders and that Sposato attended a meeting on May 8th where he said it was 90% confirmed. Does anyone know the truth? Are our elected officials purposely misleading the public because it is an election year?

http://nadignewspapers.com/2018/05/21/freshman-academy-for-taft-hs-appears-almost-a-done-deal/

    Freshman academy for Taft HS appears 'almost a done deal' - Nadig Newspapers - Northwest Side Local Newspapers
    by BRIAN NADIG The Taft High School Local School Council at its May 8 meeting received good news about the prospects of a new freshman campus to help relieve overcrowding at Taft. "It's almost a done deal that it's going to be a freshman academy," Alderman Nicholas Sposato (38th) told the LSC.
    http://nadignewspapers.com
  • I know when they opened a new charter school in Avondale it was only Freshman the 1st year. Then freshman and sophomore the next till they build all 4 years. I know charter isn't the same as COPS but this maybe why only Freshman the 1st year.

  • RALPH PAWLIKOWSKI I am Chicagoan

    @Chitownliz Yes, that would be my solution as an alderman too. Freshman first year, Freshman and Sophomore second year, etc. It would be a 4-year transition. The reasoning behind that would be to keep the kids in one school all 4 years. That would prevent current seniors, juniors, and sophomore...

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    @Chitownliz Yes, that would be my solution as an alderman too. Freshman first year, Freshman and Sophomore second year, etc. It would be a 4-year transition. The reasoning behind that would be to keep the kids in one school all 4 years. That would prevent current seniors, juniors, and sophomore kids from transferring from the Taft North campus to the Taft South campus. If this is the plan, then it should be honestly explained to the public this way.

    I remember when Gordon Technical High School went co-ed. The first year plan was to allow freshman girls in, the second year, sophomore girls, third year junior girls, etc. The transition was smooth.

May 22

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May 03

Updated May 22

Water seepage after the rain

Did anybody get some water in their basement after last nights rain? It looks like the water came in to our basement through the wall in 3 spots... did anyone have the same problem? Does anyone have someone they can recommend and give me a ballpark idea of how mich it would cost to fix?

  • Hello everyone, I know that some of you were interested in this topic. I was waiting to see if with more rain everything will be fine and not even one drop after Mark came out to fix the cracks in our basement. Flat fee of $275 per crack (which was...

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    Hello everyone, I know that some of you were interested in this topic. I was waiting to see if with more rain everything will be fine and not even one drop after Mark came out to fix the cracks in our basement. Flat fee of $275 per crack (which was wayyyyyy less than other companies that I called.) He came out quickly and did the work professionally the same day! We are very happy with his work, glad that he's right in the area so he could come out right away. So here's his info as I recommend him 100% Mark 773-517-2390

  • Thank you.

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