Posts tagged "michelle harris"

Will the Independence Bank Building Survive

Will the Independence Bank Building  Survive
This past week, the clock tower at 7801 S State Street went through a renovation. The Northern Trust name came down and the Urban Partership Bank name went up. The question is what will happen to the Independence Bank building? Back in 1964 the late Mr. Alvin Boutte and Mr. George Johnson and several African... Read more »

End of Summer Events in Chatham and the Southeast Side

End of Summer Events in Chatham and the Southeast Side
There are plenty of events going on in the community that are FREE or nearly free. Festivals Saturday August 18,2012 11am-7pm 79th Eberhart Block Party 79th Eberhart Saturday August 18, 2012 11am-4pm Children of Chatham-Back to School Gala 79th Rhodes Saturday August 18, 2012 10am-3pm ICE Theaters- Community Day 210 W 87th Saturday August 18,... Read more »

Will EZ Pawn Find 8th Ward Residents EZ

Will EZ Pawn Find 8th Ward Residents EZ
My counterparts at the 6th Ward Blog reported that EZ Pawn, a pawn store wanted to attempt to open a store at 8515 S Cottage Grove. Although there is an unverified flyer floating through the neighborhood, a search of the City of Chicago zoning board of Appeals upcoming meeting agenda shows that they will hear... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Save the Date: November 10, 2011 Important Meetings

Save the Date: November 10, 2011 Important Meetings
6th Ward Seniors Meeting Thursday November 10, 2011 11 AM St Mark AME Zion Church 7358 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL 60619 The Assessor’s Office will be a special guest helping Seniors Re-apply for Property Tax Exemptions until 2pm Other Guests include: Guest Speaker: Ms. Delores Williams (OEMC) Guest Speaker: Mr. Michael Johnson (Sheriff’s... Read more »
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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 »