Excited for South Loop market

Letter to the editor

05/18/2011

Bring it on! The Farmers Market at Grant Park would be a fabulous addition to the South Loop.
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Get out of Felony Franks' way

Letter to the editor

05/18/2011

I couldn’t even wait to get home to respond to your story in the Journal. I am appalled at the people opposing this new business that will employ ex felons.
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Crime in Pilsen has decreased

Letter to the editor

05/11/2011

Over the past few weeks, the City of Chicago saw nearly 20 different shootings in several neighborhoods from the North Side to the South Side. Interestingly, only one of these shootings occurred in Pilsen, often considered a high crime neighborhood riddled with gang activity. Statistics show that over the past 15 years, violent crime in Pilsen has seen a 25 percent reduction. This reduction in crime is a huge leap and a great improvement for our community.
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Thanks for cleaning up the 2nd Ward

Letter to the editor

05/04/2011

A rainy and cold day couldn’t keep our 300 volunteers from participating at our annual event — many thanks to all participants for their efforts and commitment to keeping our ward clean and beautiful.
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Let's work together for our children's education

Letter to the editor

04/27/2011

People across Chicago have complained that we have not had strong, effective leadership in reversing the serious problems that our children face in terms of Education. The recent naming of the new Chicago Public Schools CEO will likely amplify these complaints. Many claim that there has been a lack of leadership on education here in Chicago.
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Solis taking the lead in Pilsen safety

Letter to the editor

04/20/2011

As a Perez Elementary School parent and resident of Pilsen, I am tiring of the critics saying that the alderman has done nothing to address environmental concerns in our community.
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DeBat wrong to blame Reagan for interest rates

Letter to the editor

04/20/2011

In the April 14th issue Mr. Don DeBat wrote, “Inflation was rampant and housing again hit the skids when Reaganomics pushed mortgage rates to 18 percent in 1981 and a deep housing recession followed.”
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Thanks, Wabash Tap

Letter to the editor

04/13/2011

We are grateful to Bonnie McGrath for her coverage of our Misericordia fundraising event in the April 7 issue. Our family, along with the Burke and Cornell families from the South Loop, hosted the event, and could not have raised the over $1,200 we collected without the generosity and hospitality of Wabash Tap at 1233 South Wabash.
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Let's clean Chicago's air

Letter to the editor

04/06/2011

Diesel exhaust is one of our city’s worst sources of toxic air pollution. The pollution from diesel construction equipment and vehicles is a major threat to the public’s health, known to trigger asthma attacks, heart attacks, lung cancer, and even premature death.
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Furry friends will miss her

Letter to the editor

03/30/2011

"So, how are the girls?" Mary asked after her treasured charges. Stella and Pie were the subjects of Mary’s inquiry and in their own way may wonder whatever happened to the nice lady who sometimes combed them, cooed to them and cared for them, but the human residents who share their home will cherish her memory and mourn her passing.
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