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18 hours ago

17th Ward Alderman Honors Veterans During South Side Memorial Day Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    17th Ward Alderman Honors Veterans During South Side Memorial Day Parade - Englewood Portal
    The South Side Memorial Day Parade remembers our nation ’ s fallen heroes in this year’s inaugural procession marching through the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on May 28.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

2 days ago

Auburn Gresham - Safe and Peaceful Communities

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.

2 days ago

Safe and Peaceful Communities - Englewood

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.

2 days ago

Help Your Toddler Learn Words!

LEAP (Language Empowers All People), a Chicago-based non-profit organization has teamed up with researchers at Northwestern University's LEARN Lab to study a new mobile phone app for parents/caregivers. The app is designed to assist parents/caregivers in developing their toddler's language. Families will receive up to $95 in Visa or Target gift cards for participating, and some parents and their child may be invited to come visit us in person at our Chicago or Evanston locations in which you will receive up to $250 in Visa or Target gift cards. Please see the flyer for more information.

    Help Your Toddler Learn Words! - Englewood Portal
    LEAP (Language Empowers All People), a Chicago-based non-profit organization has teamed up with researchers at Northwestern University's LEARN Lab to study a new mobile phone app for
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

2 days ago

The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap

Having an after-work beer or an evening glass of wine to help de-stress and wind down for a good night’s sleep – even occasionally – may not be the best idea, according to a recent study on alcohol consumption and its effects on the quality of our sleep.

    The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap - Englewood Portal
    Having an after-work beer or an evening glass of wine to help de-stress and wind down may not be the best idea. Find out why.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

2 days ago

Father Pfleger celebrates birthday by standing on street asking Americans to put down guns

Father Pfleger celebrates birthday by standing on street asking Americans to put down guns

    Father Pfleger celebrates birthday by standing on street asking Americans to put down guns - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Father Pfleger celebrates birthday by standing on street asking Americans to put down guns
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap

The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap

    The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Having an after-work beer or an evening glass of wine to help de-stress and wind down may not be the best idea. Find out why.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Garage Break-ins

Good Morning Neighbors. Be on the look out for 2 gentlemen breaking in garages in the 8800 block of South Union Ave area. They were observed on Friday breaking in a neighbors garage and thank goodness the next door neighbor stopped them. But unfortunately they returned the next day.

If you see anything report it. We must not let these criminals tamper with our property and take items that do not belong to them.

Thank you

4 days ago

Time to Get FRESH Englewood – Apply for the Healthy Food Access Grant!

Whole Cities Foundation and the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) have partnered for a third year to increase healthy food access.  Nonprofit organizations serving Greater Englewood can now apply for a $2,000-$8,000 grant for projects that grow the local food system!

    Time to Get FRESH Englewood - Apply for the Healthy Food Access Grant! - Englewood Portal
    Whole Cities Foundation and the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) have partnered for a third year to increase healthy food access. Nonprofit organizations serving Greater Englewood
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 19

May 18

Grant Opportunity - Submit a LOI for the Englewood Quality of Life Fund

As many of you know, our community raised over $50,000 in 2017 for the Englewood Quality of Life Fund. Since that time, we have supported various projects throughout the Englewood community. Today, the Englewood Fund Advisors are proud to announce that we seeking Letters of Intent from you! If your task force or organization is seeking funding for upcoming projects or events that service the Englewood community, please consider submitting a letter of intent to englewoodfund@gmail.com by the COB on Friday, May 25th. 

    Grant Opportunity - Submit a LOI for the Englewood Quality of Life Fund - Englewood Portal
    As many of you know, our community raised over $50,000 in 2017 for the Englewood Quality of Life Fund. Since that time, we have supported various projects throughout the Englewood community. Today,
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 16

Updated May 18

Shooting at 87th & Wood

My fiancée and I just bought a house on Wood in April; we heard the shooting today while working on the lawn. We were wondering how often shootings occur on this block. We love our new home and we look forward to getting to know our neighbors and the community — those shots were scary though! Want to help out however we can; also curious for any news regarding this particular incident. Thanks

  • I hope you called 911. Be sure to call 911 so they can be aware of things if this nature. There is an orgazatuib called West Beverly they are engaged in keeping the area safe, property being maintained. I do not know have their address, but call your alderman office and ask if they have their number. The area you live in is a quite area. Congratulations

  • Ian Westerfer Recently moved to the neighborhood

    Thanks for the info! I did call 911 right away; lots of folks must have been calling cause it took a minute for them to answer. Will contact alderman's office too. Thank you!

May 18

UPS Driver Robbed At Gunpoint On Chicago’s South Side

The incident happened in the Englewood neighborhood in the 7300 block of South Laflin.

    UPS Driver Robbed At Gunpoint On Chicago's South Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - An investigation is underway Thursday after a UPS driver was robbed at gunpoint. The incident happened in the Englewood neighborhood in the 7300 block of South Laflin. Police say the driver was approached by masked men and forced to the ground, where he was then ziptied.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

May 17

Updated May 18

Looking for an inexpensive, reliable, timely landscaper!

Hello,

I recently purchases a house in this area. I have been looking for a good landscaper that will cut my grass. Please share your information on a nice reliable landscaper.

Thank you

  • A gentleman by the name of Larry posted on Nextdoor neighbor that is has a landscaping business he can be reached at 708-986-2686. Prayerful he works out.

May 18

Police: Delivery driver zip-tied, packages stolen in Englewood armed robbery

About 4 p.m. Thursday in the 7300 block of South Laflin Street, two or three masked males ordered the delivery driver to the ground and tied him...

    Police: Delivery driver zip-tied, packages stolen in Englewood armed robbery
    At gunpoint, robbers in ski masks zip-tied a delivery driver and stole packages Thursday afternoon in Englewood, police said. About 4 p.m. Thursday in the 7300 block of South Laflin Street, two or three masked males ordered the delivery driver to the ground and tied him up with zip ties, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 18

UPS delivery driver tied up and robbed in Englewood

The male driver was robbed at gunpoint by two or three armed men wearing ski masks on the 7300 block of South Laflin Street around 4 p.m. in Englewood.

7230-7299 S. Laflin St.

    UPS delivery driver tied up and robbed in Englewood
    CHICAGO -- A UPS delivery driver was tied up and robbed on the city's South Side Thursday afternoon. The male driver was robbed at gunpoint by two or three armed men wearing ski masks on the 7300 block of South Laflin Street around 4 p.m. in Englewood.
    http://wgntv.com

May 18

UPS Driver Robbed At Gunpoint On Chicago’s South Side

The incident happened in the Englewood neighborhood in the 7300 block of South Laflin.

    UPS Driver Robbed At Gunpoint On Chicago's South Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - An investigation is underway Thursday after a UPS driver was robbed at gunpoint. The incident happened in the Englewood neighborhood in the 7300 block of South Laflin. Police say the driver was approached by masked men and forced to the ground, where he was then ziptied.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

May 17

Asbestos-caused cancer blindsides family

Asbestos-caused cancer blindsides family

    Asbestos-caused cancer blindsides family - Auburn Gresham Portal
    You must have JavaScript enabled to search this site. Christian F. Hagn, Jr. from Chicago wishes he had known more about asbestos before he abruptly lost his 66-year-old father, Christian A. Hagn, Sr. (1938-2004), to mesothelioma. "My dad got exposed on the job. I hope I wasn't exposed, too," said Christian, Jr.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

May 17

Delivery driver robbed at gunpoint, tied up with zip ties in Englewood

...police.According to police, two or three masked male robbers approached the driver on the 7300 block of South Laflin Street and told the driver to get on the ground. The robbers then tied the driver...

    Delivery driver robbed at gunpoint, tied up with zip ties in Englewood
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint in Englewood Thursday, according to police. According to police, two or three masked male robbers approached the driver on the 7300 block of South Laflin Street and told the driver to get on the ground.
    http://abc7chicago.com

May 17

Call for Artists for 2018 So Fresh Saturday Tour

Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays this year! If you are a local artist, dance group, choir, poet or if you manage local artists, we would love for you to be a part of So Fresh Saturdays, hosted by the R.A.G.E - Resident Association of Greater Englewood!  

    Call for Artists for 2018 So Fresh Saturday Tour - Englewood Portal
    Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays this year! If you are a local artist, dance group, choir, poet or if you manage local artists, we would love for you to be a part of So Fresh Saturdays, hosted by
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 17

Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays - Englewood Park Tour!!

Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays this year! If you are a local artist, dance group, choir, poet or if you manage local artists, we would love for you to be a part of So Fresh Saturdays, hosted by the R.A.G.E - Resident Association of Greater Englewood!

So Fresh Saturdays is a community driven edutainment series that showcases various artistic expressions and educational workshops focusing on youth, entrepreneurship, hip hop, media, social networks, community activism, and culturally relevant history...

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Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays this year! If you are a local artist, dance group, choir, poet or if you manage local artists, we would love for you to be a part of So Fresh Saturdays, hosted by the R.A.G.E - Resident Association of Greater Englewood!

So Fresh Saturdays is a community driven edutainment series that showcases various artistic expressions and educational workshops focusing on youth, entrepreneurship, hip hop, media, social networks, community activism, and culturally relevant history using music, film, and art! We take over 7 parks throughout Greater Englewood in the name of peace and want to invite artists who can perform without glorifying violence, sex or drugs to join us for one or all the Saturdays on the tour!

THIS IS THE ONLY PARK TOUR GOING DOWN IN ENGLEWOOD & IT KICKS OFF JUNE 2ND AT SHERWOOD PARK! Complete this form and send a demo or link of your music to SoFreshArtists@gmail.com or call 866-845-1032 for more info!

https://goo.gl/forms/kNskp2tdzkS5Xa4P2

May 17

May 15

Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo

Join the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) for its 20th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo, Rise Up: From Educator to Entrepreneur!

    Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo - Englewood Portal
    RISE UP. ELEVATE. Women's Business Development Center
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 15

Exclusively Us Senior Celebration

Age Friendly Englewood Village Presents:

    Exclusively Us Senior Celebration - Englewood Portal
    Age Friendly Englewood Village Presents: Exclusively Us Senior Celebration Saturday: May 19th 9am-3pm.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 14

Updated May 15

Governor wants to bring back the death penalty to Illinois

Gov. Bruce Rauner announced today that he wants to bring back the death penalty for offenders who kill police officers.

While those in law enforcement applaud his proposal not everyone agrees.

"While I remain against the death penalty for anyone, this announcement enforces the racist mentality that some lives are more valuable than others," said Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of Sabina Church on the South Side. "When he puts police lives more valuable than the black and brown children then perhaps Gov. Rauner should be charged with a hate crime!"

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    Leave it to Father Faker......So, if he brings it back for all murderers, black, brown and white....would he still would complain....? Betcha he call it unconstitutional...

May 15

May 13

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms and Grandma’s. My thoughts are with those whose child has been taken due to health or senseless violence.

May 13

May 12

Spotlight: Mr. Robert Washington

Robert Washington is a long-time Englewood resident and someone you should know. Mr. Washington is employed by Teamwork Englewood as part of the CPS Safe Passage program. On May 7, 2018, CPS Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day, Mr. Washington was awarded a certificate of appreciation by John Hope High School. Mr. Washington serves as a Base Operator and supervises a staff of ten (10) Community Watchers who ensure the safety of students as they travel to and from school each day. 

    Spotlight: Mr. Robert Washington - Englewood Portal
    Someone You Should Know
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

May 11

ComEd Customers Have Saved More Than $3 Billion by Making Smarter Energy Choices

ComEd Customers Have Saved More Than $3 Billion by Making Smarter Energy Choices

    ComEd Customers Have Saved More Than $3 Billion by Making Smarter Energy Choices - Auburn Gresham Portal
    CHICAGO (April 30, 2018) - Every one of ComEd’s more than 4 million customers could put about $15 toward groceries every week for a year with the money they have saved thanks to the
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

May 11

Chicago State University Board of Trustees Name Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University

Chicago State University Board of Trustees Name Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University

    Chicago State University Board of Trustees Name Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University - Auburn Gresham Portal
    The Chicago State University Board of Trustees today announced Zaldwaynaka Scott as the 25th President of the University.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

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