Ward Reports

  • Condolences to Ald. Matt O’Shea (19), whose mother, Colleen, passed away this weekend at the age of 79. “My mother was the most loving person I’ve ever known. She was kind to everyone,” O’Shea told the Beverly Review. “Her whole life was looking out for others, not only for her family, but all her friends and loved ones.”
  • Ald. Anthony Beale (9) shared one of the first newsletters we’ve seen from him that included policy updates. 
  • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) will hold a Labor Day Weekend extravaganza! A10th Ward Labor Day Parade and Friends of Labor, Labor Day Festival at Steel Worker’s Park.
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) gave Donald Trump a hard time over this KFC photo
  • Ald. David Moore (17) is hosting a school dance on August 6, DJ’d by WKKC. 
  • Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41) posted pictures from his local district’s National Night Out event with Ald. Nick Sposato (38) and City Clerk Susana Mendoza. Ald. Michelle Harris (8) marked hers with Ald. Anthony Beale (9) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11) spent his with Ald. Willie B. Cochran (20), Ald. Pat Dowell (3), Ald. Toni Foulkes (16), Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) and Comm. John Daley. Ald. Tom Tunney (44) spent his with State Rep. Ann Williams. Ald. Dowell wrote: “Even in a year where we have some tensions between the community and police, it’s clear that there are many positive relationships among us and we have to continue to see the good in all people and together uplift our neighborhoods through dialogue and deeds.” 
  • Ald. Brendan Reilly (42) tweeted this story about a condo board suing a renter over an Airbnb listing. 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) celebrated record paid sick leave coverage nationwide: “The #paidsickleave movement is spreading. Bridget Gainer is leading the effort to pass an ordinance at the Cook County Board. ‪#‎progress‬
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) stopped by the Ethiopian Diamond Restaurant to congratulate owner Almaz Yigizaw on the 20th anniversary of the opening of her restaurant: “Almaz embodies the American dream. She immigrated to the United States with nothing but the desire to succeed in her adopted land and has become a successful entrepreneur who has contributed so much to our local economy.”