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SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities

SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities
This past Tuesday night I attended the Resident Association of Greater Englewood(R.A.G.E.) semi-monthly community meeting. At the meeting the topic of the formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force(HJR-55) came up for discussion. The author of this bill is State Representative Andre Thapedi (32nd). The formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force is... Read more »

What To Do In Chatham This Weekend

What To Do In Chatham This Weekend
Don’t want to travel downtown, there are plenty of events going on in the community that are FREE or nearly free.   Saturday July 27, 2013 Taste of WVON Lorraine Dixon Park 8701 S Dauphin 10am-Dusk                       Saturday July 27, 2013 10am-2pm KidsFest Seaway Bank... Read more »

The Emerald Ash Borer Hits Chatham Trees

The Emerald Ash Borer Hits Chatham Trees
During the last thunderstorm, a number of the larger and older trees in the community fell. There were more trees than we normally have fall from storms and there is a reason why. The dreaded emerald ash borer has invaded our community. Back in May 2013, Mr. Jim Prendergast of the Kineo Group came out... Read more »
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Dedication of Officer Michael Bailey Playlot at Tanner Elementary

Dedication of Officer Michael Bailey Playlot at Tanner Elementary
On Monday, June 17, 2013 the faculty,staff and students of Tanner Elementary, Chicago Police Department, 100 club, Fraternal Order of Police participated in the dedication of a new playlot at Tanner Elementary. The playlot was named in honor of Officer Michael Bailey. Officer Bailey lived across the street from the school w.hich is located in... Read more »

Who is the Church Suppose to Help: The Community or Itself

Who is the Church Suppose to Help: The Community or Itself
Talking about religion or more specifically a church is consider taboo but in this case it’s necessary. This past Monday evening I attended the Park Manor Neighbors Community Council (PMNCC) monthly meeting. There was a full agenda, but most of the 100+ attendees came out for one issue. Only through communication through PMNCC were they... Read more »

Can the Bedroom Community of Park Manor and a Teen Homeless Shelter Coexist in Harmony

Can the Bedroom Community of Park Manor and a Teen Homeless Shelter Coexist in Harmony
The Park Manor community is a quiet community that many times gets overlooked. The community which starts at 69th street on the north and 79th south, State Street to the West and Cottage Grove to the east. Many times it gets rolled up in Greater Grand Crossing or Chatham. The community is bedroom community that... Read more »
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The Corner Grocery Store 2.0

The Corner Grocery Store 2.0
The corner grocery store has been a part of Chicago since the inception of the city. Ask any Chicagoan and they can tell you stories about going to Mr/Mrs Jones corner store for their parents/grandparents. The neighborhood grocer was respected in the community and took pride in the products he offered as he consumed these... Read more »

The Woodlawn Plan of Destruction: Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon

The Woodlawn Plan of Destruction: Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon
Recently, I ran across a post on Everyblock and it was another post from a group claiming to represent a community that wants to engage in social engineering. The post was made by a group/individual under the name of Woodlawn Home Owners(WHO). The group alledges that they represent the homeowners of the Woodlawn community. The... Read more »

September 6th Ward Meetings

September 6th Ward Meetings
Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings West Chesterfield Community Association Saturday September 8, 2012 Clean & Green 8:30am West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse 9351 S Michigan Park Manor Neighbors Community Council Monday September 10,2012 St. Columbanus( Glass House) 317 E. 71st Chatham Avalon Park Community Council Monday September 10, 2012 6:30 to 8:30... Read more »
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Events in Chatham This Month

Events in Chatham This Month
There are plenty of events going on in the community that are FREE or nearly free. Festivals Saturday August 4, 2012 11am-7pm 6th Ward Picnic Tuley Park 90th King Drive Saturday August 4, 2012 10am-3pm Back to School Fair Illinois Action for Children 8741 S Greenwood Saturday August 11, 2012 10-5pm God on the Block-Block... Read more »