Friday, September 26, 2014

demonstration for unity and racial harmony tonight

I'm sharing a news item from BAPA:

Community residents are invited to demonstrate for unity and racial harmony at a rally Fri., Sept. 26, 6 p.m., at 110th Street and Hermosa Avenue. Organized by area clergy, 22nd District Police, BAPA, the 19th Ward office, and concerned citizens, the rally is being held in response to recent incidents of racial and derogatory graffiti painted on the property of neighborhood residents.

Contact: Alice Collins 773-233-3100. Read more:

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Dan Ryan Woods workday on 9/13

Join Friends of the Forest Preserve at Dan Ryan Woods this Saturday, September 13 from 9:00 am-noon  for their monthly volunteer workday.  Tools, gloves, and training provided. Wearing  boots or sneakers is recommended, as conditions may be muddy.  

Meet at the Dan Ryan Woods East parking lot (2 blocks west of Damen on the north side of 87th Street).  Please contact Benjamin Cox at 773-398-1178 or for more information.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

leaf blowers - reasons why their use is not good for our health

Leaf blowers are a plague on our neighborhood. This article is a well written argument against them. If you use a landscape service or have a leaf blower yourself, please give this a read and consider whether using really makes sense for the big picture - the health of you and your family, your community and the environment overall.