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Last Day Of Packing

Last Day Of Packing It A Lot Of Work

  • I feel u and totally understand for I have also experienced having too pack up a whole untire house individually.by myself many times over the years it is a lot work especially when u doing it the right way. Good luck on your journey. Have a blessed new ur. 😀

  • I meant Blessed New Year!!!

Jan 05

Boy, 16, among 3 seriously wounded in shootings on West, South sides

The latest shooting happened about 12:10 p.m. in the Woodlawn neighborhood in the 1500 block of East 62nd Street.

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Another person was shot about 10:45 a.m. in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue on the West Side. A 29-year-old man was shot twice in the back, and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.

That shooting happened around 10:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Lexington Street. The boy was walking in the area when some came up and shot him in the ankle and chest, police said.

    Boy, 16, among 3 seriously wounded in shootings on West, South sides
    A 16-year-old boy was among three people seriously wounded since Friday morning on the South and West sides, Chicago police said. The latest shooting happened about 12:10 p.m. in the Woodlawn neighborhood in the 1500 block of East 62nd Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 03

Updated Jan 04

I Got To Clean Up And Pack

It Is A Hell Of A Job I Got To Clean Up Before Friday

Jan 03

POLITICS YEAR IN REVIEW 2017

The meeting was hosted by Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave.

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King during her election speech at Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St., she called her win “a victory for the community.”

The announcement was made at Tarver’s campaign kick-off fundraiser, held at Vice District Brewing Company, 1454 S. Michigan Ave., in October, a company Tarver co founded.

Carrillo, who was endorsed by Ald. Sadlowski-Garza of the (10th), made her announcement at Gorditas Loli’s Mexican Restaurant, 3522 E. 106th St.

Southside resident Adrienne Irmer hosted a campaign kick-off fundraiser at Litehouse Whole Food Grill, 1660 E. 55th St., on Thursday night Nov. 16, to publicly announce her run for State Representative of the 25th District of Illinois.

Chan McKibben, activist, leader and Hyde Park resident, announcement was made on her website after hosting a campaign kick-off fundraiser at Lee Wing Wah Restaurant, 2147 S. China Place, in Chinatown on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Chan McKibben also served as a singer and board secretary of the choir Le Cantanti de Chicago, a city-wide choir that rehearses at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave., made up of an organization composed of women of many backgrounds and nationalities.

Biss made his announcement at an Indivisible Chicago-South Side monthly meeting held on Tuesday, July 11, at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Raoul is entering his 13th year as Illinois State Senator. His district includes both the Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods.

    POLITICS YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 - hpherald.com
    ALDERMAN SOPHIA KING ELECTION VICTORY IN THE 4TH WARD By Joseph Phillips Staff Writer Ald. Sophia King wins 4th Ward special election This year in politics started off with a win for Ald. Sophia King (4th) who was officially elected 4th Ward Alderman Tuesday, Feb. 28.
    http://hpherald.com

Jan 03

EDUCATION YEAR IN REVIEW 2017

...50th St., Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. and Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave.

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In August, Ari Frede, principal at Ancona School announced that he would be stepping down as the Head of the Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave. In a letter to the school community, Frede said that he would transition out of the position over the remainder of 2017.

While it is his first year serving in the role as principal he is no stranger to Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St.

Two years ago, Bright was the resident principal at Bret Harte as a part of the New Leaders Program. He worked alongside Parks. Bright was the assistant principal at Mahalia Jackson Elementary School, 917 W. 88th St., during the 2016-2017 school year.

In June, The University of Chicago named Charles Abelmann as the new director of U. of C. Laboratory Schools (Lab Schools), 1362 E. 59th St.

University of Chicago (UChicago) Charter school students will spend the remainder of the school year in a brand new building located at 6300 S. University Ave.

The main entrance will be on the south end of the building facing the campus’ current school at 6420 S. University Ave.

A class of 50 freshmen walked the halls of Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., which reopened this year. The school was closed in 2016 due to low enrollment rates and financial struggles.

He is also one of four co-founders of Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools, 7822 S. Dobson Ave., where he served as CEO until 2012.

...restored funds to Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St., Kozminksi Elementary Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St., Reavis Elementary Math & Science Specialty School, 834 E. 50th St., Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330...

...St., Kozminksi Elementary Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St., Reavis Elementary Math & Science Specialty School, 834 E. 50th St., Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St., Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone...

...St., Reavis Elementary Math & Science Specialty School, 834 E. 50th St., Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St., Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. and Hyde Park High School, 6220 S...

...E. 50th St., Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St., Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. and Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave...

Dyett High School for the Arts, 555 E. 51st St., $3,328,690

Murray Language Academy, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave., $4,587,883

Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., $6,030,399

    EDUCATION YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 - hpherald.com
    Changes in school and district leadership, budget woes and local events shape up 2017 in education By TONIA HILL Staff Writer There were numerous changes in leadership in both public and private schools in the neighborhood over the last year. Shakeups also occurred in the Chicago Board of Education.
    http://hpherald.com

Jan 03

Mount Carmel gets an 'F' for way it handled Frank Lenti's exit

I've covered dozens of high school coaching hirings and firings. Nothing compares to the ongoing soap opera at 6410 S. Dante Ave.

    Disabato: Mount Carmel gets an 'F' for way it handled Frank Lenti's exit
    What is Mount Carmel thinking? I've covered dozens of high school coaching hirings and firings. Nothing compares to the ongoing soap opera at 6410 S. Dante Ave. In case you were on an extended holiday vacation to the moon, the school announced Friday it was replacing football coach Frank Lenti with 2009 graduate Jordan Lynch.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 03

NOTABLE FIGURES YEAR IN REVIEW 2017

...County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Dr. Bryon T. Brazier pastor of Apostolic Church of God 6230 S. Dorchester Ave., Dr. Leon Finney pastor of the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church 4610 S. Prairie Ave., Ald...

Before the start of the summit, Prince Harry, and Michelle Obama met with 20 students at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., which is situated directly across from the future site for the OPC.

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University of Chicago students Asya Akca (far left) and Oluwaseyi “Shea” Omonijo (far right) applaud as the bust of Dr. Georgiana Rose Simpson, the first black woman to receive a Ph.D. from a U.S. university, is unveiled in Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., Tuesday, Nov. 28. – Marc Monaghan

Before heading to McCormick Place, the President sat down for a one-on-one interview with NBC Nightly News Anchor, Lester Holt, at Valois Restaurant, 1518 E. 53rd St.

...God 6230 S. Dorchester Ave., Dr. Leon Finney pastor of the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church 4610 S. Prairie Ave., Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th), South Shore Chamber, and the Chicago Urban League...

The pair spoke in depth to a large crowd about his book, violence in Chicago and President Donald Trump’s response to the violence in Chicago on Wednesday night, Jan. 26, at KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.

Obama gives first public address since leaving the White House at U. of C. – In April, Obama met with young leaders at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., in his first public speaking appearance since leaving office in January.

McClear is a student at Loyola University Chicago; Patel is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Watkins is a senior at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.

...Bangladesh, Kenya, Mexico, the Netherlands, Tunisia, and China convened in Chicago at the Marriot Marquis, 2121 S. Prairie Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Wednesday, Nov. 1, for Hyde Park-based Obama Foundation’s...

Also, featured in social spaces was a bookstore operated in partnership with Seminary-Co-Op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

The summit ended with a celebration at the Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Rd., with appearances by Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Gloria Estefan, Andra Day, Nas, Brandi Carlile, The National, Francis & the Lights.

Fred Hochberg, former chairman and president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank led the discussion with Brazile that was held in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., Hochberg is a resident fellow at the IOP this quarter.

    NOTABLE FIGURES YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 - hpherald.com
    Notable figures visit Hyde Park in 2017 By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The University of Chicago's Institute of Politics hosted many high profile figures in politics in the last year. In January, just weeks before President Donald Trump's inauguration his then press secretary, Sean Spicer sat down with IOP director, David Axelrod and former White ...
    http://hpherald.com

Jan 03

PARKS YEAR IN REVIEW 2017

Dr. Bryon Brazier, pastor of Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., and Pastor Torrey Barrett of the K.L.E.O Center and executive pastor of Life Center Church of God in Christ, 5500 South Indiana Ave., are working together to guide the organization.

Proposed plans also include the Jackson Park Fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., and show it renovated in its present location, rebuilt and moved to 63rd Street, or renovated and expanded in its current position to include a new gymnasium.

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New pedestrian crossings and underpasses will be added including one at 67th Street and South Shore Drive.

Dr. Bryon Brazier, pastor of Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., and Pastor Torrey Barrett of the K.L.E.O Center and executive pastor of Life Center Church of God in Christ, 5500 South Indiana Ave., are working together to guide the organization.

Rev. Dr. Leon Finney sponsored the convention for COPC. Finney is the pastor of the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church, 4610 S. Prairie Ave.

...built directly across from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Services Administration, near E. 60th St. and S. Ellis Ave....

The plans were presented as if the Obama Presidential Center were to be built in its present location along Stony Island and 59th Street, but versions of the plans did not include proposed merger of two community golf courses.

In one instance a proposed new location for the Jackson Bark would be near the Iowa Building, which is located near the intersection of South Everett Avenue and 56th Street, and another plan places the dog park near the Inner Harbor, 6400 S. Lake Shore Dr.

The bridge, which is in Jackson Park located at the rear of the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., has been closed since 2015.

To make improvements at Bixler Playlot Park, 1372 E. 57th St., the PAC needed to have a non-profit fiscal status to raise donations or have funds, which the HPKCC will provide for the Bixler PAC per their agreement.

    PARKS YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 - hpherald.com
    Obama Center and related park changes lead discussions in 2017 By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Things have not slowed down since the announcement of Jackson Park as the selected site for the future Barack Obama Center in 2016. During the last half of the year the Obama Foundation, the city of Chicago, Chicago Park District, ...
    http://hpherald.com

Jan 03

Jan 02

Disabato: Mount Carmel gets an 'F' for way it handled Frank Lenti's exit

I've covered dozens of high school coaching hirings and firings. Nothing compares to the ongoing soap opera at 6410 S. Dante Ave.

    Disabato: Mount Carmel gets an 'F' for way it handled Frank Lenti's exit
    What is Mount Carmel thinking? I've covered dozens of high school coaching hirings and firings. Nothing compares to the ongoing soap opera at 6410 S. Dante Ave. In case you were on an extended holiday vacation to the moon, the school announced Friday it was replacing football coach Frank Lenti with 2009 graduate Jordan Lynch.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 01

Updated Jan 02

Last Call to VOTE

Please share and vote once for Woodlawn, from each electronic device.

https://chicago.curbed.com/2017/12/29/16830732/chicago-woodlawn-south-loop-best-neighborhood-2017

    Curbed Cup Finals! (1) Woodlawn vs. (3) South Loop
    We've come to the end of the road, folks. Chicago's Curbed Cup 2017 has reached the last and final match. The two neighborhoods that will battle it out are Woodlawn and the South Loop. Earlier this week we said goodbye to Logan Square as they were taken out by last year's winner Woodlawn.
    https://chicago.curbed.com
  • South loop has pulled way ahead. Let’s all vote today

  • Hi. I’ve posted this on Good Neighbors in Hyde Park and Jackson Park Highlands Association. I hope this will push us over.

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Public weighs in on South Lakefront Framework Plan

Proposed plans also include the Jackson Park Fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., and show it renovated in its present location, rebuilt and moved to 63rd Street, or renovated and expanded in its current position to include a new gymnasium.

Of the three plans McCurry said the most attractive option is to have a brand new field house built at 63rd Street and Cornell Drive. Currently, for children to access the field house have they have to cross at 64th Street and Stony Island Avenue.

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The plans were presented as if the Obama Presidential Center were to be built in its present location along Stony Island Avenue and 59th Street, but versions of the plans did not include proposed merger of two community golf courses.

    Public weighs in on South Lakefront Framework Plan - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Earlier this month, the Chicago Park District unveiled three new plans for the improvement of Jackson and South Shore parks with many old ideas included with the possibility of different locations for them and many new programs for activities and conservation.
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