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Updated 32 hours ago

New dog walker safety signs - Thanks

This morning while walking our dog in Oriole Park, I noticed some new signage
In the newly constructed wooden kiosk by the playground, off of Oriole & Gregory.
I was surprised and pleased that the two signs dealt with continuing problem of
owners not keeping their dogs leashed while using the park.

Early in Oct. , our dog & I were attacked by an unleashed dog. We raised our
concerns with the park district, the alderman & the police. Last...

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This morning while walking our dog in Oriole Park, I noticed some new signage
In the newly constructed wooden kiosk by the playground, off of Oriole & Gregory.
I was surprised and pleased that the two signs dealt with continuing problem of
owners not keeping their dogs leashed while using the park.

Early in Oct. , our dog & I were attacked by an unleashed dog. We raised our
concerns with the park district, the alderman & the police. Last week we attended
a police CAPS meeting that had this issue on the agenda.

Hopefully, the appearance of the new signs, is a result of the issue being taken
seriously. Thanks to those responsible !! Hope that our neighbors & fellow dog
owners will do the same.

  • Brushman4 Serving the best since "53"

    People who don't leash their dogs if caught should be put in a cage along with their dog and a pit bull!

  • PennyPenguin Chillin' out on EB

    That is excessive force and is frowned upon.

  • Brushman4 Serving the best since "53"

    Why is it excessive?

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Oct 29

Updated Nov 04

Doctor recommendation

Looking for doctor, preferably out of Lutheran General who takes HMO. A Basic internist who has good bedside manner and knowledgeable. I am type 1 diabetic and my husband has high blood pressure. Any suggestions?

  • I would recommend Dr Benedict Ciszek at Presence Medical Group, 7447 West Talcott Av,. Suite 121, 773-990-3900. He was at LGH, but moved to Res and brought with him most of the doctors that were in his group there. My wife also has high blood pressure and I am in remission from leukemia.

  • Josephine Portage/Jeff park

    Thank you very much!

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Just moved in, have referrals

We just moved into Oriole Park and wanted to share great companies we've worked with in preparing our new home.

Movers: Golan's
Painters: Bernard Finnegan, LLC
Appliance Delivery/Haul Away: Costco

Oct 19

Updated Oct 20

Child care

I am looking for a good quality child care place for my 3 year old. Can you recommend any near 60631?

  • gotts1 Block Party Planner

    Children's Campus on Touhy is the BEST and very reasonable compared to other places in our neighborhood.

  • Thank you

  • St Monica has pre 3 and now an even younger program. Same cost or less than daycare

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Updated Oct 10

Dog Attack in Oriole Park

I want to alert users of Oriole Park that our small poodle mix dog and I, were
attacked and bitten by a large German Shepard that was not on a leash, on
Tuesday October 3 at around 11:15AM.

The owner was playing ball toss & return with his dog. We were nearby along
the walkway when suddenly the dog made a beeline straight for our dog and
myself.I tried to pick our dog up but the big dog was on...

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I want to alert users of Oriole Park that our small poodle mix dog and I, were
attacked and bitten by a large German Shepard that was not on a leash, on
Tuesday October 3 at around 11:15AM.

The owner was playing ball toss & return with his dog. We were nearby along
the walkway when suddenly the dog made a beeline straight for our dog and
myself.I tried to pick our dog up but the big dog was on us in seconds and had
our dogs back end in his mouth. During the struggle the dog also bit me on the
left leg. It only released our dog when the owner came over and smacked his
dog with the ball tosser. Both our dog and I needed medical attention.

Such incidents can be completely avoided if dog owners, especially of large
breeds, would obey the posted law by keeping their dogs on leashes while in
the park. Nearby forests preserves are more appropriate for exercising their
dogs.

  • Mute Mute Me

    Ask your mailperson if they know which house in the area has a shepherd. Mail people usually know which houses have which dogs.

    Also as a dog walker for the last 12 years and lots of experience with dogs who bite..it was my understanding the idea that someone can force...

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    Ask your mailperson if they know which house in the area has a shepherd. Mail people usually know which houses have which dogs.

    Also as a dog walker for the last 12 years and lots of experience with dogs who bite..it was my understanding the idea that someone can force the euthanasia of a dog was untrue. I was told when I volunteered for animal control they could force an owner to buy an insurance policy. Have a 6 ft fence and muzzle the dog. Have laws changed?

    Also I have been arrested for assault w a deadly weapon when a woman in my building did not like me using OUR backyard with my dog. She lied and said I "sicked" my leashed dog on her. She even said the dog was leashed! And I was still arrested. So I'm not sure about her saying her dog would attack your dog but apparently if you did that to a person that is assault. And can be arrested for that.

  • If you or your dog are bitten by an unleashed dog, make sure that a police report actually gets filed and sent to Animal Care and Control. Following up with both parties can't proceed without the proper filing of the police report.

    We are encountering that situation now. It has...

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    If you or your dog are bitten by an unleashed dog, make sure that a police report actually gets filed and sent to Animal Care and Control. Following up with both parties can't proceed without the proper filing of the police report.

    We are encountering that situation now. It has been a week since the bite incident. A police officer came by the house that day and appeared to be filling out "the green card" bite report. I have spoken with staff at Animal care & Control twice. They say that they have not received any report for our incident.

    I'm not sure how to proceed. Can we try to have a proper report filed now ?
    Looking back, it might have been better to have the hospital emergency room staff
    do the filing of the report.

Oct 06

Midnight Circus Volunteers-October 7 & 8

We can still use some volunteers in Oriole Park to help with Ushering, Concession Sales, and general help. Please sign up here if you can help. http://signup.com/go/QphyYux

    Midnight Circus Volunteers-October 7 & 8
    SignUp.com makes it easy to coordinate school events & classroom activities, fundraisers, snack schedules, potlucks & more!
    https://signup.com

Oct 05

Updated Oct 06

Need glass block window recommendation

I want to have glass block windows installed in my 70-year-old basement windows. Any recommendations? Thanks.

  • Andy tuck pointing, 312-805-1308, excellent work, very reasonable. located near Central / Montrose,

Oct 05

Family-friendly show this weekend

Come to Oriole Park this weekend to see a Cirque du Soleil style show done by professionals. Kid friendly, no animals except the Ring Masters rescue dogs. Worth every dollar and all proceeds help improve our park.

http://dnain.fo/2hPUVNb

    Midnight Circus Returns To Oriole Park For Benefit Shows This Weekend
    CHICAGO - The high-flying acrobatics of Midnight Circus in the Parks will return this weekend to Oriole Park, 5430 N. Olcott Ave., bringing four shows expected to raise thousands of dollars for the Norwood Park space.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 11/29/2017 ERECTION STARTS: 10/7/2017, ERECTION ENDS: 10/8/2017. ERECT ONE 70' Ø TENT FOR MIDNIGHT CIRCUS IN THE PARKS BENEFIT** SELF CERTIFICATION TENT ** CONDITIONAL APPROVAL ** SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTION ** AOR CERTIFICATION OF INSPECTION REQUIRED.

    5430 N. Olcott Ave. Issued September 29, 2017 Comment

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