Archive for June, 2017

One small victory for cleaning out the criminals living in Sheridan Park CHA housing.  As reported by

CWB Chicago, the police raided CHA 4454 N Magnolia, and arrested Raphyll  Jordon. Jordon’s very active curb-side service: Delivery of drugs from CHA 4454 N Magnolia has been at the top the Sheridan Park 911 call list for months.

 

Read entire article, click on this link http://www.cwbchicago.com/2017/06/uptown-another-narc-raid-puts-veteran.html

 

CHA tenant listed on lease is Tracy Jackson.  Ms Jackson’s young children were often present while drug sales were being conducted.

 

Right around the corner—in the 4400 block of N. Racine, in this same week—gunfire erupted with a young black male running down Racine while shooting at car driving along Sunnyside. Story and article in our next edition.

 

How do the CHA and Voice of the People manage their properties? Screen their tenants? And actively address public safety problems caused by their lack of good property management practices?

 

Sheridan Park Block Party on July 16th

 

The Sheridan Park Block Party is coming on Sunday, July 16. Save the date.

Ever popular kids’ Jumping Jack will be back.  Games for family fun.

Volunteer or donate to help make this the biggest and best Sheridan Block Party ever.  Details coming in next GWNA issue.

 

Wishing all a safe and joyful July 4th Celebration!

 

And always remember….

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

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Uptown Stabbing Death of 12-Year-Old—Mom’s Boyfriend Charged with Murder

Just when you didn’t’ think the crime in Uptown could be any more hideous, a 12 year old girl was beaten and stabbed to death by her mother’s boyfriend who was recently released from prison for domestic battery.

Alexis Stubbs, who lived with her mother in the 4600 block of north Beacon, was killed her home around 9:45pm on Sunday, June 11th.  John Singleton, the mother’s boyfriend, was later arrested and charged with the murder.  Click here to read the DNAInfo article.

Coming in next GWNA Newsletter

CHA and Voice of the People criminal housing issues continue to plague our community’s public safety.

Survey results—what the community decided about Wilson Ave metered parking and package liquor store.

 

And always remember…

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

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