9th District Warns Neighborhood's Elderly of Ruse Burglaries

Published November 30, 2020

Burglars have successfully struck twice in McKinley Park by posing as repairmen, says a recent community alert from the Chicago Police Department's 9th District.

  • Burglars have recently struck twice in the McKinley Park neighborhood by posing as repairmen.
  • Community alert from 9th District police details incidents and steps for protection.
  • Related burglary on Oct. 21 in Bridgeport also listed in community alert.

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Development Council Elects Board Members

Published November 30, 2020

The McKinley Park Development Council welcomed five new members to its board of directors and announced the planned December 16 release of the McKinley Park neighborhood plan.

  • McKinley Park Development Council announces results of board of directors election.
  • Five new board members join the neighborhood non-profit organization.
  • Final draft of McKinley Park neighborhood plan anticipated on December 16.

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McKinley Park Caterer Retools During Pandemic with Small Business Support from City

Published November 20, 2020

The Nicole Jordan Catering Company, a small business in the Central Manufacturing District, shares how a Chicago resiliency loan kept them afloat and allowed them to adapt after catastrophic revenue loss from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Nicole Jordan Catering Company shares its experience with City of Chicago small business resiliency loan.
  • Neighborhood startup faced ruin from COVID-19 revenue losses, but support allowed survival and pivot to new services.
  • Web series from Chicago Treasurer's Office highlights local entrepreneurs' use of city funding.

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Veterans’ Service and Sacrifice Honored at McKinley Park American Legion

Published November 11, 2020

Former members of the armed forces were commemorated with speeches and an honor guard salute at the Veterans Day ceremony at the American Legion William McKinley Post 231 in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago.

  • American Legion William McKinley Post 231 honors veterans with speeches and honor guard salute.
  • Post Commander Bernie Stegmueller speaks on service and sacrifice in commemoration of Veterans Day.
  • American Legion post pursuing more growth and planning community support programs for the holidays.

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Police Seek Help ID'ing Robbers of Neighborhood Teen

Published November 5, 2020

Video surveillance captures suspect images and a daytime robbery of a McKinley Park teen-ager on Saturday, October 24, with Chicago police requesting assistance from the neighborhood to track down the perpetrators.

  • Video depicts robbery of McKinley Park teen-ager on Saturday, October 24, in an alley between the 3500 blocks of South Seeley and South Hoyne avenues.
  • Surveillance from nearby gas station captures images of the suspected driver.
  • 9th District detectives request neighborhood assistance to help track down the perpetrators.

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