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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U.S. House Candidate Marie Newman Visits 36Squared Business Incubator

Published November 2, 2020

Candidate Marie Newman, who seeks to represent McKinley Park as part of the 3rd Congressional District in Congress, visited the 36Squared Business Incubator to connect with local entrepreneurs and business leaders.

  • Marie Newman, candidate for U.S. Representative for the 3rd District, visits the 36Squared Business Incubator in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
  • Policy priorities will include green infrastructure development and continuing the cleanup of Bubbly Creek, Newman says.
  • Business incubators will continue to grow their role in our economy, says Newman.

Read more: U.S. House Candidate Marie Newman Visits 36Squared Business Incubator

Starbucks, 33-Apartment Building at El Stop Among Developments Proposed for McKinley Park

Published October 10, 2020

New residential and commercial development may be in store for McKinley Park, with four major proposals up for discussion on Wednesday, October 14, at a virtual meeting hosted by 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas.

  • Four development proposals are under consideration at a virtual community meeting on Wednesday, October 14.
  • Projects include transit-oriented development at the 35th/Archer El stop and a drive-through Starbucks at Western and Archer.
  • All developments would require land-use zoning changes to move forward.

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9th District Police Invite McKinley Park to Help with Strategic Plan

Published October 1, 2020

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The district-wide Community Conversation on Wednesday, October 7, will replace community policing meetings for October, including for CAPS Beat 912 in McKinley Park, to help the 9th District inform their 2021 strategic plans. 

  • Community Conversation offers chance for McKinley Park residents to provide feedback on local strategic policing plans for 2021.
  • Online-only event takes place on Wednesday, October 7, and replaces all district community policing meetings for October, including CAPS Beat 912 in McKinley Park.
  • Meeting is part of Chicago Police Department activities tied to the consent decree mandating police reform.

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