A note on how to claim lost bicycles from the Evergreen Park Police Department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 9
To ensure a good faith effort to identify, locate and give notice to owners of unclaimed bicycles, the Evergreen Park Police Department is hereby requesting identification of found, unclaimed bicycles by Evergreen Park residents. Any resident that has lost a bicycle in 2012. will be able to view unclaimed bicycles for identification of ownership. The resident will be required to provide a serial number and/or receipt of the found bicycle. Viewing of bicycles will be on Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and by appointment only. Bicycles can be viewed through February 28, 2013, at which time, any unclaimed bicycles will be donated to charity. Contact Evidence Control Officer Pastick, at 708-422-2142 for an appointment or any …
Around since the 1940s, Park Schwinn Cyclery has only changed ownership a total of three times. A loyal customer-base and a great selection on a variety of bikes help keep business steady.
Like most people, John DeBold used his first job as a teenager to gain experience for future positions. Unlike most people, DeBold's first job has eventually become his main job. First employed at Park Schwinn Cyclery in 1973, DeBold eventually purchased the business from its second owner in 1994. "I started here in the summer between eighth grade and my freshman year of high school," DeBold said. "I was working in the back, working the floor, doing repairs, building bikes." First established in the late 1940s as a side business by a Chicago Transit Authority bus driver who turned it into a full-time gig after retirement, Park Schwinn was purchased by its last owner in 1972, who ran it until DeBold took over. "It started out being a summer…