Posts tagged "gca"

Is it Time For Zero Tolerance

Is it Time For Zero Tolerance
Yesterday’s incident http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-at-least-3-wounded-in-south-side-shooting-20111105,0,4322644.story brought me back to Shayla Raymond a 15 year old who was struck by a car fleeing an individual at the 87th King Drive intersection. http://thesixthward.blogspot.com/2010/03/15-year-old-girl-dies-in-chatham-hit.html. Also, Zero Tolerance a topic I have discussed in the past. Over the last several years http://concernedcitizensofchatham.blogspot.com/2010/02/man-found-fatally-stabbed-in-chatham-do.html http://concernedcitizensofchatham.blogspot.com/2011/06/wtf-pimpin-continues.html. I have called for allowing the Chicago Police... Read more »

Upcoming Community Meetings

Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings Park Manor Neighbors Monday November 7, 2011 6:30 to 8:30 pm Northern Trust Bank 7800 S State Street Topics: Community Issues Chatham Avalon Park Community Council Monday November 14, 2011 6:30 to 8:30 pm Northern Trust Bank 7800 S. State Street Topic: Community Issues 8TH Ward... Read more »

Recap of Officer Thomas Wortham IV Playground Dedication Ceremony

The Officer Thomas Wortham IV Playground dedication ceremony  took place yesterday. The $300,000 playground, which replaced an old dilapidated playlot, has been years in the making has finally come to fruition. Mr & Mrs Thomas and Sandra Wortham  led the ceremony while being supported by the Cole Park Advisory Council, Friends of the Park, presidents of Chatham community organizations and Roderick... Read more »
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Did Police Chief Garry McCarthy Disrespect the Chatham Community?

Did Police Chief Garry McCarthy Disrespect the Chatham Community?
Update: Per GCA Officer Leslie Honore the Superintendent called the president Roosevelt Vonil and apologized for not being in attendance. This past Saturday morning the Greater Chatham Alliance (GCA), a community organization, held their monthly meeting at Carter Temple, 79th Wabash. This meeting was a departure from their normal format as the meeting focus was... Read more »