Free homework help for elementary age children is offered at the Lincoln Park Branch Library, 1150 West Fullerton Avenue. On Wednesdays, a volunteer Homework Helper with extensive teaching experience is available from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Thursdays, a Teacher in the Library is available from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. No registration is needed. Please feel free to contact the Lincoln Park Branch at 312-744-1926 for additional information.
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SNA Annual Meeting Thank You
We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who attended our annual meeting. We would also like to extend a special thanks to this year’s sponsors: Dee’s Mandarin & Sushi Lounge, Glascott Saloon, Hakka Bakka, McGee’s Tavern & Grille, Derby Bar & Grill, Sweet Mandy B’s, The Budlong Hot Chicken, The Warehouse Bar & Pizzeria. We send a special shout-out to our committee members, David Bassin and Holly Panter, for planning this fantastic event.
Community Alert Robbery
Shared Cost Sidewalk Program
Sidewalk Snow Removal
The correspondence below was sent to Alderman Brian Hopkins regarding the proposed rezoning and proposed development of 1309 West Belden. Please contact us with any questions or concerns at email@example.com.
December 6, 2017
Alderman Brian Hopkins, 2nd Ward
1400 North Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Re: 1309 W. Belden, Chicago, IL - Application for Zoning Change
Dear Alderman Hopkins:
We have received several reports from Sheffield neighbors of packages being stolen from their front porches. Click here to find out ways to help prevent your packages from being stolen.
DePaul is once again offering the Neighborhood Parking Program for those residents who own their property and live in the boundaries of Altgeld (north), Armitage (south), Halsted (east), Wayne (west). Full details of the program can be accessed on their website. Residents who OWN their property may apply either in person or via mail to 2320 North Kenmore, Room 177, Chicago, Illinois 60614.
1811, 1812, and 1813 Beat Meetings
Second Thursday of Every Other Month
St. James Church
2101 North Fremont
You are invited to attend the community beat meetings held the second Thursday of every other month. For more information, please call the 18th District at 312-742-5778 or email CAPS.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a difference in the life of a an adult with a disability. Be a volunteer tutor in Anixter Center's Jack Ehrlich Literacy Program. The program is Chicago's only free literacy program designed exclusively for older teens and adults with disabilities, and it is all about helping adults with disabilities reach their goals. Typical goals include improving reading, writing, and math skills; finding a better job; and earning a GED. No special skills required. To become a tutor, volunteers must complete 15 hours of free tutor training and commit to tutoring at least one hour a week for at
If you are interested in following the construction live on the webcam or would like to learn more about the construction, please visit this site http://offices.depaul.edu/is/construction/current/music/pages/live-camera.aspx
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Oscar Mayer Magnet School, located in the Sheffield neighborhood on Clifton, between Belden and Webster, is the only CPS school offering a powerful combination of Montessori, International Baccalaureate and Fine Arts to foster intellectual curiosity, creative thinking, and global citizenship for all students age three to grade eight. This year, CPS’s budget cuts targeted these specialized, fundamental programs, but Friends of Mayer (“FOM,” the parent-and-community fundraising arm for the school) was able to reinstate that funding, thanks to the incredible support of local businesses, commu
Click here to find a copy of the final Operations Agreement between the new Walgreens located at 834 West Armitage Avenue and the Sheffield Neighborhood Association.
This agreement covers the following:
We have received numerous emails from neighbors about dog excrement on the sidewalks. Please remember to pick up after your dog. Leaving behind your dog’s excrement attracts rats and can spread diseases. It is not only the neighborly thing to do, it is the law. City Ordinance 7-12-420 states, “No person shall appear with a pet upon the public ways or within public places or upon the property of another, absent that person’s consent, without some means for the removal of excrement; nor shall any person fail to remove any excrement deposited by such pet . . .
Here are some auto theft prevention tips from the Chicago Police Department, Preventative Programs/Neighborhood Relations. Always lock your vehicle and take your keys; never leave a spare set of keys in the vehicle, such as in a magnetic box, above the visor, or under the hood; always park in well-lighted areas; make sure the windows are tightly closed when parking your vehicle; keep all valuables and packages out of site (i.e.
This is an email the SNA received from NBW on November 22, 2013
NBW Awarded USEPA Grant to Plan, Future Industrial Park, November 4, 2013