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The Bridge to Nowhere is Getting Close to Chatham

The Bridge to Nowhere is Getting Close to Chatham
Today, the Chicago Public Schools approved an application for Concept Schools, a charter school management company to open up a charter high school at 85th Lafayette. This application comes in light of the fact that 10 years ago taxpayers footed the $35 million bill for Simeon Vocational High School which will be less than a... Read more »

State Representative Andre Thapedi Proposes Englewood Violent Crimes Task Force

State Representative Andre Thapedi Proposes Englewood Violent Crimes Task Force
On ┬áNovember 4, 2013 at the monthly Park Manor Neighbors Community Council meeting(PMNCC) ┬áRepresentative Andre Thapedi (32nd District) came to update his constituents on what was happening in Springfield. One of the updates Rep. Thapedi spoke on was his proposal to have the Illinois State Police co police the areas 1 mile east and west... Read more »

Is the Tax Payer Financed Bridge To Chatham Back On

Is the Tax Payer Financed Bridge To Chatham Back On
Back in 2009 I brought up a proposal that was on the table at the time. The proposal was to build a one way bridge over the Dan Ryan at 85th Street that would bring traffic from Lafayette Street the 21st ward from businesses such as Walmart over into the 6th ward to prevent gridlock... Read more »
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Do We Care About Cole Park ?

Many remember Cole Park for the legendary basketball games that took place years ago when the summer pro leagues played in Chicago and pros and prospects made their way to the park for a pick up game. Also, watching the late Ben Wilson rule the courts and Southside Little League baseball. Unfortunately, in recent years... Read more »