Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Baseball and softball season is in full swing. Upload photos of your favorite players and teams so we can celebrate our little sluggers.
It's baseball and softball season and we want to celebrate our neighborhood teams and leagues. Upload photos of all your neighborhood sluggers to our photo gallery. We will featured the pics throughout the season. It's a great way to show everyone how great our local programs are. (And kids always get a kick out of seeing their picture on the site.) It's easy to upload a photo. Just click on the big "Upload" button above or below the pictures. You can also give a shout-out to your team in the comments section below. Happy posting!
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The animal tested positive for rabies. City officials warn of the importance of getting your pet vaccinated for rabies.
The city of Chicago Commission of Animal Control announced on Tuesday that a bat has tested positive for rabies in the West Beverly/Morgan Park area. The bat was discovered on the 2600 block of W. 107th Street on Saturday, May 5. A rabies examination by the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory determined that the bat was infected with rabies. Animal care urges residents to keep their dogs, cats and ferrets on a leash when they are outside of the home. They also recommend that you take any pet without a current rabies vaccination to a veterinarian to be inoculated. As always, it is not a good idea to handle any bats you may find. If you live in Chicago you should call 311 to report it and animal control will be contacted. Suburbanites…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Prosecutors say that the Morgan Park man stabbed his father to death because he was nagged about cleaning.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
All the green-clad majesty of the 2013 South Side Irish Parade
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Saturday, March 9, 2013
Find out when to expect all your favorite marchers.
The South Side Irish Parade steps off at noon on Sunday, March 10. View our Parade Survival Guide to find all the details on the big event. Here is the full lineup for all of Sunday's participants: 1 Chicago Fire & Police Pipe Band 2 Color Guard Police & Fire 3A Grand Marshall - First Responders 3B Police Officer Michael Flisk Family 3C Fire Captain Herbie Johnson Family 3D Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Family 4 Chicago Fire Fighters Local 2 5 Fraternal Order of Police 6 Bucks-for-Burn Camp 7 Cook County Sheriff Cadets 8 100 Club of Chicago 9 Emerald Society Bagpipes & Drums 10A Guests of Honor - State Champs 10B Brother Rice Rugby 10C Leo Track & Field 10D Marist Softball 10E Mt. Carmel Football 10F St. Rita Hockey 11 Knights Of …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Find all the parking restrictions in place for parade day.
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Wednesday, March 6
The South Side Irish Parade list of parking restrictions and public safety precautions for the Sunday, March 10 event have been released: There will be no street parking on the east side of Artesian from 103rd to 111th or on the west side of Claremont from 103rd to 107th. Side streets will also be closed in the area around the parade route. If you are a resident and need to make alternate parking arrangements you can contact the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Once again, a strict zero-tolerance approach will be taken to open alcohol. Additional public safety procedures outlined by the committee are as follows: More Parade News: Updated, 4:40 p.m.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A fund has been established to help the victims of last Saturday's fire that left almost 70 people without a home. Read to find easy ways to donate.
A Nov. 24 fire left almost 70 Morgan Park residents without a home and in need of basic essentials. The Saturday afternoon 3-11 fire roared through the 34-unit building at 2030 W. 111th Street and destroyed the internal structure of the top floors. A fund has now been established to help the victims of the fire. Read: UPDATED: 5-Story Morgan Park Condo Building Gutted By Fire Donations can be made in person or sent to the Morgan Park Fire Victims’ Fund at Standard Bank, 2400 W. 95th St. in Evergreen Park. You can call the bank directly at 708-499-2000. Since the fund opened yesterday donations have begun to pour in. "We are seeing this really take off," said Ald. Matt O'Shea. The 19th Ward Office and State Rep. Monique Davis' office …