In the News

Aug
28

Westbound Montrose West of Cicero Opens Today

City crews anticipate reopening westbound Montrose at Lavergne at 3 pm today. The closure was needed for a project to connect local sewers with the Deep Tunnel flood prevention system. The closure allowed the Department …

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Aug
24

Police in the 17th District (east of Cicero) apprehended a known gang leader last week

I want to commend police in the 17th District (east of Cicero) for their work in apprehending a known gang leader this week. Police arrested Thaddeus Jimenez after he allegedly shot a former gang member …

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Aug
14

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Please keep your eyes out for suspicious activity in the street, especially late at night and early in the morning. Residents have reported a rash of catalytic converter thefts in the 4600 and 4700 blocks …

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Upcoming Events

Sep
04

Taste of Polonia, Sept 4-7

5:00 pm

The Copernicus Center, situated in the heart of the Jefferson Park neighborhood and one block from CTA and Metra stops, shines as a beacon of Polish culture. Though it serves as a gathering place for …

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Sep
03

Chicago Fringe Festival–Downtown Jefferson Park

6:30 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the Chicago Fringe Festival. For the third year in a row, the festival will be in downtown Jefferson Park Sept. 3 through 13. This festival of theater and performing arts …

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Sep
02

PUBLIC MEETING RE-SCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK (09/02) ON 5201 W. LAWRENCE AVE.

6:30 pm

The development proposed for the vacant lots at 5161 & 5201 W. Lawrence will again go before the Chicago Development Commission on Sept. 8. To accommodate the tight timeframe, I will host a community meeting on …

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