Articles By Jonathan Ballew

Meet The 6 Candidates For Pet Mayor of Edgewater — 4 Dogs, 1 Cat And A Dapper Goat

The campaign will last most of the summer and the winning pet will serve a one year term as Pet Mayor of Edgewater.

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Thanks To High Lake Levels, A Frigid Winter And A Soggy Spring, The Rogers Park Shoreline Is In Trouble

The erosion has already caused recently repaired breakwater walls to begin falling, leading to the loss of a mature tree.

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Feminista Jones To Discuss The Power Of Black Women On Twitter At Two Chicago Events

The writer and activist will discuss complexities of race, class and gender with Block Club Chicago's Jamie Nesbitt Golden.

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As Successor Sworn In, Rogers Park’s Longest Serving Alderman Says Thanks, Reflects On 28 Years

Joe Moore was defeated by Maria Hadden, who will become the 49th Ward's new alderman Monday.

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Uptown Shootings Blamed On Outsiders As Aldermen, Police Urge Crowd Of Hundreds To Stay Involved

Violence prevention strategies were discussed and neighbors aired grievances over nearly three hours.

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Check Out The New Mural Planned For Rogers Park On Clark Street

Local artist Molly Costello will start work next week on the mural to be finished by June 15.

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Joe Moore Says Goodbye To Rogers Park As He Shutters 49th Ward Office

The new 49th Ward office will be located at 1447 W. Morse Ave. — where Ald.-elect Maria Hadden ran her campaign office.

Uptown Teacher Is From The Neighborhood, With A Zeal For Educating Chicago Kids

Lyna Nguyen believes her job goes beyond math on a chalkboard. "Bring me the most challenging kids,” she tells the administration.

Two Being Questioned By Police In Argyle Red Line Platform Shooting

Police and Alderman say shootings are 'targeted' and related to gang activity.