Two killed in Garfield Ridge fire

A deadly house fire that appears to be arsonÑand possibly gang relatedÑhas shaken a number of Garfield Ridge residents, as the normally peaceful neighborhood reacted to the second fatal incident in as many weeks. Two people were killed Saturday morning in the blaze, as a 100-year-old, single-family frame house at 5209 S. Lorel burned quickly.…

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Garfield Ridge Neighborhood Watch honors Paralympic athlete

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Guest speakers at the Monday Garfield Ridge Neighborhood Watch meeting included Cook County Sheriff’s Police officials and state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-11th), but Kennedy High School student-athlete Stella McMillan got the biggest ovation when the group presented her with an award for her achievements. Stella, a wheelchair athlete and honor student who is going into…

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Garfield Ridge Chamber chooses Archer Chiropractic Clinic as ‘Business of Month’

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Dr. John Baietti, chiropractic physician and acupuncturist at Archer Chiropractic Clinic, 6804 W. Archer Ave., Chicago, has enjoyed working in Chicago’s Garfield Ridge community the past 22 years. Members of the Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce believe Baietti’s presence on the Southwest Side is an asset. They have selected Archer Chiropractic Clinic as the chamber’s…

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Garfield Pharmacy aims to maintain neighborhood tradition

Jawad Hamdan, who opened the Garfield Pharmacy last month in Chicago’s Garfield Ridge community, is proud to be continuing a neighborhood tradition.“I wanted to maintain an independent pharmacy in the area,” said Hamdan.Garfield Pharmacy, 6456 W. Archer Ave., is now the fifth pharmacy that Hamdan has opened. He has other locations in Chicago’s Little Village,…

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History lessons offered on Clearing, Garfield Ridge

Visitors to the Clearing Branch Library, 6423 W. 63rd Place, enjoyed a fun jaunt down memory lane Monday night during a slide show presentation celebrating Ò100 Years of Clearing and Garfield Ridge” and the regions’ annexation to the city of Chicago in 1915. Clear-Ridge Historical Society president Rob Bitunjac and vice-president Ed Kozak transported the…

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Comings & Goings: Garfield Pharmacy continues neighborhood tradition

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Jawad Hamdan, who opened the Garfield Pharmacy last month in Chicago’s Garfield Ridge community, is proud to be continuing a neighborhood tradition. “I wanted to maintain an independent pharmacy in the area,” said Hamdan. Garfield Pharmacy, 6456 W. Archer Ave., is now the fifth pharmacy that Hamdan has opened. He has other locations in Chicago’s…

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Pete’s Fresh Market opens in Bridgeview

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Pete’s Fresh Market opened its newest store in the south suburbs on Wednesday at 10280 S. Harlem Ave. in Bridgeview. Pete’s is a 41-year-old locally owned independent grocery store chain headquartered at 43rd Street and Pulaski Road on Chicago’s Southwest Side with 10 locations in Chicago, Evergreen Park, Calumet City and Oakbrook Terrace. The Bridgeview…

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Garfield Pharmacy continues longtime tradition

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Jawad Hamdan, who opened the Garfield Pharmacy last month, is proud to be continuing a neighborhood tradition. ÒI wanted to maintain an independent pharmacy in the area,” said Hamdan. Garfield Pharmacy, 6456 W. Archer Ave., Chicago, is now the fifth pharmacy that Hamdan has opened. He has locations in Chicago’s Little Village, Pilsen and Gage…

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Garfield Ridge man charged in armed robbery, may be linked to more

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Area Central Bureau of Detectives, in conjunction with the Chicago Lawn (8th) District, arrested a man from the Garfield Ridge community in connection with the armed robbery of a fast food restaurant in the Clearing neighborhood last Friday night. Police said further investigation revealed that Samuel Ferrera, 23, of the 6600 block of West 59th…

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Comings & Goings: Bridgeview Chiropractic breaks ground on addition

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Bridgeview village officials and chamber members joined Dr. Abu-Shanab last week at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new addition at Bridgeview Chiropractic Clinic at 7124 W. 83rd St. in the village. The clinic has been in operation for 15 years and also has locations at 417 N. Weber Road in Romeoville and at 14406 John…

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