Mt. Greenwood Watch Reports Oak Lawn Robbery
The Mt. Greenwood Watch published the following message: “Armed Robbery with a knife occurred today 11/14/16 around 4:15PM. Below is the scanner feed from Chicago Police. More information from Oak Lawn Police scanner stated that it occurred on 106th and Lavergne. The victim is a mail carrier and the offenders took the keys to the apartment building. Offenders: Three black males; one with dreads, one with a white sweatshirt fled eastbound in a 4-door black Chevy.”
The watch also included an audio of the radio dispatchers. Click Here To listen. The Village of Oak Lawn did not send out an Everbridge Alert according to the Village’s website.
Are Your Taxes Too High? Then Do Something About IT
Worth Township Assessor’s Office has announced it is now accepting appeals, on behalf of the Cook County Board of Review, for the assessed value of your home. This appeal process will run until Tuesday, December 6, 2016 for all homeowners in Worth Township. The staff will assist all Township homeowners with filing the 2016 Real Estate Assessed Valuation Complaint and research comparable properties through December 6. 2016. The office is located at 11601 S Pulaski in Alsip. Office hours are Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. The entrance to the Assessor’s Office is on the west (Pulaski) side of the building and handicapped parking is available. Should you have any questions do not hesitate to call the Assessor’s office at: 708-371-2900 x 46 and 47.
Oak Lawn Matters Dials Back The Politics But Can’t Dial Up The Profit
The most recent Oak Lawn Matters edition does not appear to be making any more money than the previous issues. However, the November issue did dial back the politics after pushing it hard in the October issue with a front page politically motivated story about one Trustee being featured last time. This issue wisely concentrated on an annual food drive, Shop Oak Lawn, Santa on The Green, and Electric Aggregation. The edition did have a letter from Mayor Sandra Bury but it appeared to be the only “political” part of the edition.
Moraine Valley Children’s Learning Center Earns State Recognition
The Children’s Learning Center at Moraine Valley Community College has received the Bronze Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s new quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development providers.
The Children’s Learning Center provides child care and preschool for children ages 2 to 5. The center, which serves children of Moraine Valley students and staff as well as community members, is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and is listed with the Cook County Child Care Resource and Referral Agency.
ExceleRate Illinois is a comprehensive system that includes licensed child care centers, licensed family child care, preschool, and center-based prevention initiative programs, Head Start, and Early Head Start Programs. It is administered through the Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies under the joint direction of the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development, the Illinois Department of Human Resources, and the Illinois State Board of Education.