Posts tagged "9th ward"

Chicago State University and IHeart Radio Team Up

This past Friday, October 5, 2012. Chicago State University WCSU Radio became an official member of the iHeartRadio family. Also, the date marked the birthday of Chicago legend and station manager Herb Kent The Cool Gent birthday. The station offers a wide variety of music genres as well as community radio. The station will be able to be heard around the world with... Read more »

Upcomimg 6th Ward Community Organization Meetings

Upcomimg 6th Ward Community Organization Meetings
Upcoming 6th Ward Meetings Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings West Chesterfield Community Association Saturday February 4, 2012 10am West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse 9351 S Michigan Issue: Remap Park Manor Neighbors Community Council Monday February 6, 2012 6:30 to 8:30 pm St. Columbanus( Glass House) 317 E. 71st Issue: Remap and IDOT... Read more »

GCA Meeting: Alderman Michelle Harris and Anthony Beale Sold Me Out

GCA Meeting: Alderman Michelle Harris and Anthony Beale Sold Me Out
The Greater Chatham Alliance(GCA) meeting was held today at St. James Lutheran Church in Chatham. The crowd turnout was greater than expected and the meeting had to be moved from the basement to the Sanctuary. After going over organization business, Alderman Roderick Sawyer was given the floor to address two issues. The opening on a... Read more »
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The New 6/8/9th Ward

The New 6/8/9th Ward
Well its over for now. The Black Caucus led by Alderman Howard Brookins finally bent down and kissed the ring and crowned the new king. Move over King Richard and make room for King Rahm. Only two African American Alderman had the guts to stand up and say NO. The rest gave in like cowards... Read more »

Will a Remap Compromise Make Anyone Happy: Not in the 6th Ward

Will a Remap Compromise Make Anyone Happy: Not in the 6th Ward
Black Caucus Map, Latino Caucus Map, Taxpayer Map. How bout a Mickey Mouse map because that’s what it all starting to sound like.The facts are plain and simple but the alderman cannot seem to find a way to come to a agreement that will make the citizens of Chicago happy and withstand legal challenges for... Read more »

Ward Remapping: The Return of the Independent 6th Ward

Ward Remapping: The Return of the Independent 6th Ward
The 19th Ward is getting a lot of press attention about the ward remap hearings. In a recent Southtown article it stated that the residents of the 19th ward packed the City of Chicago remapping hearings held at Morgan Park Career Academy. The 6th Ward, which also has been a longtime stable community and did... Read more »
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Why It's Time for Chatham to Reach Out and Make Friends With Republicans.

Why It's Time for Chatham to Reach Out and Make Friends With Republicans.
The remapping process is going into the middle rounds and several players have emerged to battle it out. The Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus and Republicans. The remap process has become a big issue in Chatham because the maps presented so far by the Black Caucus alters the 6th ward as we know and have known... Read more »

Recap of the Troubled Building Seminar

Recap of the Troubled Building Seminar
Over 350 residents of the 5,6,7,8,17,18,20,and 21st wards came out to Carter Temple this past Saturday morning. Alderman Roderick Sawyer in conjunction with the 3rd & 6th district Chicago Police Department CAPS departments held a Troubled Building Seminar. The seminar was presented in response to the growing number of complaints that various city agencies and... Read more »