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Alderman O’Connor’s 31st Annual Softball Tournament and Family Fest

Alderman O’Connor’s 31st Annual Softball Tournament and Family Fest

Join the fun at our Annual 16” Softball Tournament and Family Fest taking place on Sunday, August 10 from 9am – 6pm at Mather Park. The kids will love all the activities planned including pony rides, jumping jack, face painting and more. The Family Fest is sponsored by the Lincoln Bend Chamber of Commerce. Mather […]

“Coffee with the Commander”

The Lincoln Bend Chamber of Commerce welcomed new 20th District Police Commander Kevin Duffin to the business district at the chamber’s “Coffee with the Commander,” held Friday, July 18, 2014, 9 a.m. at the new Tony’s Finer Foods, 5233 N. Lincoln. Business owners and managers used this networking opportunity to find out about new developments […]

40th Ward Town Hall Meetings

40th Ward Town Hall Meetings

Alderman O’Connor will, once again, be hosting his annual 40th Ward Town Hall Meetings. These meetings will be held at various locations throughout the ward to accommodate every neighborhood. Residents of the ward are invited to come and listen to the Alderman’s State of the Ward Address regarding various area specific developments. The local Police […]

Air Traffic Concerns

Update: In response to the controversy surrounding the addition of flights and increased noise going in and out of O’Hare, the Mayor has announced that the Chicago Department of Aviation will work with the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission to install eight additional permanent airport noise monitors to detect the amount of aircraft noise generated over […]

Clinton Elementary Receives Air Conditioning for 2014-2015 School Year

We are pleased to announce that Clinton Elementary will be receiving air conditioning in time for the 2014-15 school year. Clinton is one of 86 Chicago Public Schools that will be receiving air conditioning this year.

Trumbull Community Involvement Process

Trumbull Community Involvement Process

CPS is in the process of selling closed schools that have become excess real estate in their inventory in an effort to cut maintenance costs and realize one time income from the sale. You can read about the school repurposing process here:http://cps.edu/Pages/schoolrepurposing.aspx For specifics on Trumbull go here: http://schoolreports.cps.edu/schoolrepurposing/Trumbull.pdf Part of the sales process involves community […]

Bryn Mawr Avenue Sewer Project

Bryn Mawr Avenue Sewer Project

Update: The Bryn Mawr Avenue Sewer Project is now scheduled to begin mid-August. We will keep you updated if more changes should occur. The Department of Water Management has informed us that a new sewer project will take place in the area of Bryn Mawr Avenue from Kedzie Avenue to St. Louis Avenue beginning mid-July. […]

Community Alert 17th District

Bureau of Detectives – Area North Community Alert Home Invasion 17th District (Albany Park, BT 1711) About the Crime: This alert gives notice to citizens in the 17th District of home invasion incidents which have occurred during the month of June in the vicinity of: • 5800 block of North Jersey – June 7, 2014 […]

Edgewater Medical Center Property Update

Edgewater Medical Center Property Update

There is currently a contract for the sale of the Edgewater Medical Center property. The Developer who is entering into the contract is MCZ Development.http://www.mczdevelopment.com/ A motion was filed in Bankruptcy Court on May 27th with a Purchase Contract by MCZ asking for court approval of the Contract (they expect approval by the judge). This […]

2014 Street Resurfacing

Below is the list of streets being resurfaced in our ward for the 2014 construction season. The city works hard to adhere to posted dates but due to the high volume of construction that takes place during the summer, there may need to be some flexibility. Maplewood from Hollywood to Ardmore – 6/3/ – 6/11 […]

Alderman Pat O’Connor’s FREE Back to School Immunization Event

Alderman Pat O’Connor’s FREE Back to School Immunization Event

The Chicago CareVan will be at our office providing FREE immunizations for children ages birth – 18 years on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10:00am – 2:00pm. The clinic provides all immunizations that are recommended by the CDC, with the exception of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.  Please bring your child’s shot record with you. For the safety of your […]

City Larviciding Catch Basins To Help Avoid West Nile

City Larviciding Catch Basins To Help Avoid West Nile

Please be aware that in the next several weeks crews will be dropping Larvicide in catch basins throughout the City. This annual activity is done to decrease the number of mosquitoes that can transmit the West Nile virus. Crews are easily identifiable – they will be wearing orange vests and will be escorted by staff […]

St. Matthias Becomes 1st Catholic IB School in Illinois

Congratulations to St. Matthias Elementary School for being the first Catholic elementary school in Illinois and the ninth in the nation to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. St. Matthias is authorized to offer the Middle Years Programme in their junior high (6th, 7th, & 8th grades) with future plans of including grades preschool through […]

Arthur/ Magnolia/ Lakewood Water Main Project Begins

Crews will begin installing 2,968 feet of 8-inch water main this week on Arthur from Glenwood to Sheridan; Magnolia from Arthur to Devon and Lakewood from Arthur to Devon. The existing pipes date back to 1911 and need to be replaced. The Water Department does their best to minimize inconvenience to neighbors and appreciates your […]

Amundsen Sportsmanship School of the Year

We would like to send out a hearty congratulations to Amundsen High School for being selected as the Sportsmanship School of the Year by Chicago Public Schools! There are 106 total high schools in Chicago and only two are selected to receive this award each school year.  Congratulations also to the 350+ athletes and their coaches […]

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