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Ward Night Cancelled

The 29th Ward Service Office will not be holding its weekly Ward Night on Monday, July 16. The next Ward Night will be held on Monday, July 23 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

16 hours ago

Clean Up After Your Dog Signs Are Here

We are very excited to announce that our "Clean Up After Your Dog" signs have arrived! Stop by our office at 6272 W North Avenue to pick up yours. Quantities are limited so there’s a limit of one sign per household.

25 hours ago

30 hours ago

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Lost! #CHICAGO #IL #NorthAustin (W Potomac and N Waller) Pulgas - Female Mix. Tan. Call 773-430-2862. Friendly. Il County. 60651. Missing 07/14/2018. To see Pulgas’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2463346 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2463346

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    Lost! #CHICAGO #IL #NorthAustin (W Potomac and N Waller) Pulgas - Female Mix. Tan. Call 773-430-2862. Friendly. Il County. 60651. Missing 07/14/2018. To see Pulgas's location on the Helping Lost...
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3 days ago

Join efforts to create a community court in Austin

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is hosting a meeting July 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss the idea with community stakeholders, clergy, elected officials and youth groups. It will be held at BUILD, 5100 W. Harrison St.

    Join efforts to create a community court in Austin
    Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is hosting a meeting July 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss the idea with community stakeholders, clergy, elected officials and youth groups. It will be held at BUILD, 5100 W. Harrison St.
    http://austintalks.org

4 days ago

4 days ago

Austin residents to host art fair this month

In an effort to enrich the lives of Austin residents and spark economic growth, local groups are hosting a free art fair along the 300 block of North Mayfield Avenue on July 28. All are welcome.

    Austin residents to host art fair this month
    In an effort to enrich the lives of Austin residents and spark economic growth on the West Side, local groups will host a free art fair along the 300 block of North Mayfield Avenue on July 28.
    http://austintalks.org

5 days ago

100 Blocks / 100 Churches and a Smoke Out

Join us this evening with Pastor Hemphill and the 25th Police District.
5856 W Division Street @ 6 pm.

5 days ago

Summit of Hope helps formerly incarcerated

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    Summit of Hope helps formerly incarcerated
    Maria Moon spent more than a decade in jail, beginning in 2000, after being charged with aggravated assault.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

5 days ago

Dorothy Gaters inducted into Hall of Fame

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    Dorothy Gaters inducted into Hall of Fame
    Dorothy Gaters was recently inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Chicago on July 2.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

5 days ago

Action, inaction and distraction

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    Action, inaction and distraction
    The infamous shutdown of the Dan Ryan Expressway took place this past weekend.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

5 days ago

North Austin Branch library reopens

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    North Austin Branch library reopens
    It took six months longer than originally expected, but the North Austin branch library, 5724 W. North Ave., quietly re-opened on the afternoon of July 2 - nearly eight months after it closed for renovations.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

5 days ago

James Cole, 50 years the Shoe Shine king

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    James Cole, 50 years the Shoe Shine king
    James Cole quietly celebrated 50 years at his Shoe Shine King store at 338 N. Central Ave. in Austin.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

5 days ago

Free film screening Friday

Austin Coming Together invites the public to watch the award-winning movie "The House I Live In" July 13 at 5049 W. Harrison St. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by the film with a discussion afterward.

    Free film screening Friday
    Austin Coming Together invites the public to watch the award-winning movie
    http://austintalks.org

6 days ago

6 days ago

N. Lawndale logistics center breaks ground

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    N. Lawndale logistics center breaks ground
    Rockwell Logistics Center, a "last mile" facility on the northeast corner of North Lawndale, at 2545 W. 24th Street, officially broke ground on June 26.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

6 days ago

Celebrating 20 years of caring

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    Celebrating 20 years of caring
    It takes a village to provide child care.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

6 days ago

Non-profit hiring workers to work with youth

By The Hand Club For Kids is holding several hiring events over the next several weeks, including two in Austin. The part-time positions for the upcoming school year include full benefits.

    Non-profit hiring workers to work with youth
    The non-profit, which has an office at 415 N. Laramie, is accepting applications, and interviews are being conducted in preparation for hiring events, which will take place at our five Chicago sites: Austin/Moving Everest on Thursday, July 12 and Monday, July 23 Austin and Cabrini-Green on Tuesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 9 Altgeld-Murray and Englewood on Thursday, July 26 and Tuesday, August 21 These part-time positions come with full benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and a cell phone stipend.
    http://austintalks.org

Jul 09

Everyone should be on the lookout for those in trouble

After the recent high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, state Rep. La Shawn Ford urges each of us to watch for signs of suicide in others and ourselves, and then get help.

    Everyone should be on the lookout for those in trouble
    The recent deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain highlight the importance of recognizing the potential warning signs when someone intends to end their life. Data show that high-profile suicides lead to a rise in copycat deaths.
    http://austintalks.org

Jul 07

Jul 06

Young and old invited to blues performance tonight in Austin

The free show starts at 7 p.m. Friday, July 6 at Hubbard Park playlot, 4942 W. Hubbard St. BUILD is sponsoring the performance.

    Young and old invited to blues performance tonight in Austin
    AustinTalks (http://austintalks.org/2018/07/young-and-old-invited-to-blues-performance-tonight-in-austin/) Join Larry Taylor and the Soul Blues Healers - with Ice Mike on guitar and Barrelhouse Bonni playing keyboard. BUILD is sponsoring the Friday night performance, held at Hubbard Park playlot. The free event will feature music for peace in the hood and reconnect the generations.
    http://austintalks.org

Jul 05

Austin legislators tackle range of issues with new laws

State Sen. Kimberly Lightfoot, and Reps. La Shawn Ford and Camille Lilly discussed with AustinTalks the legislation they pushed during the session that ended in late May.

    Austin legislators tackle range of issues with new laws
    Dozens of new state laws took effect Sunday, some of them pushed by legislators who represent Austin in the Illinois General Assembly. From policies directed at keeping low-level offenders out of prison to conflict resolution training for police officers, Austin lawmakers say the session that ended May 31 was a success.
    http://austintalks.org

Jul 05

Jul 04

Happy 4th of July!

AustinTalks wishes the West Side a safe and restful holiday.

    Happy 4th of July!
    AustinTalks wishes the West Side a safe and restful holiday.
    http://austintalks.org

Jul 03

Police searching for autistic man missing from Northwest Side home

Quinton Hunt was last seen near his residence on the 1500 block of N. Linder just before noon on Tuesday, according to an alert issued by police. Police say Hunt suffers from autism.

    Police searching for autistic man missing from Northwest Side home
    CHICAGO - Police are asking for help locating a 19-year-old autistic man reported missing Tuesday. Quinton Hunt was last seen near his residence on the 1500 block of N. Linder just before noon on Tuesday, according to an alert issued by police. Police say Hunt suffers from autism.
    http://wgntv.com

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