Ward Reports

  • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) “sat down with JB Pritzker to discuss some of the problems we see here in the 1st Ward. We both agreed that a good early childhood education system is necessary to curb crime.”
  • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) says “Trump senior advisor Stephen Miller looks and acts like Agent Smith from The Matrix movie. Where is Neo when you need him? Jeez…” She also likes Ald. Sophia King (4). King won the endorsement of the Sun-Times this weekend.
  • Ald. Greg Mitchell (7) says he and the 7th Ward Community Education Partners Council “visited every school in the 7th Ward to acknowledge high performing students and provide them with school supplies to support their academic growth.” The photos date back to 2013.
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) declared his Valentine Bingo “A Lovely Success”.
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) asked followers to “keep 12 yo Kanari Gentry in your prayers. She was shot yesterday while playing at her playground after fight ends in gunfire.”
  • Ald. Matt O’Shea (19) shared info about upgrades coming to Mount Greenwood and Esmond elementary schools.
  • Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. (21), in a rare social media post, shared an article about rape accusations against French police with the comment: “wtf?”  
  • Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) has updates on Finkl Steel hearings, public safety in the ward, and the impact of mid-year CPS cuts on local schools. 
  • Ald. Deb Mell (33) has a menu fund survey. 
  • Ald. Pat O’Connor (40) has a sad goodbye for the Swedish Bakery in Andersonville.
  • Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41) shared a story of “Another HERO Apple in the bunch!!!!” Officer Matthew Ruppert, whose tourniquet application saved a life after a shooting. “Officer Ruppert responded to a call, never once stopping to ask WHO needed his help. Chicago’s Police and Fire put themselves in harms way day-in and day-out to protect and save lives no matter the Religion, sexual preference, Race or political affiliation of the person on the other end of that call. Job well done Officer Ruppert and thank you for your service!” 
  • Ald. John Arena (45) says he’s “deeply saddened at the shooting death of Alvin Stoll. My prayers are with his family. The incident remains under investigation… This murder is particularly shocking, as the 16th District has one of the lowest murder rates in the city.” 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) wrote a long Facebook post about his parents’ move to America and path to citizenship: “It’s so heartbreaking to see our federal government target immigrants in the same community where my parents and so many other Indian and Pakistani families got their start. We are not Trump’s America and #WeWillResist.”
  • Ald. Harry Osterman (48) hosted a packed house for a Bike and Pedestrian meeting.
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) hosted a community meeting over a week ago on a proposal for a seven-story mixed-income and mixed-use development on the 6400 block of N. Sheridan Road. The project includes market rate and affordable rental housing and a small “flexible format” Target store. “Over a hundred residents attended the meeting, which lasted three and a half hours, the lengthiest community meeting I ever have held on any topic.” He’s got FAQs and responses.  
  • City Clerk Anna Valencia shared lists of city resources in multiple languages suggested by The Chicago is With You Task Force.