Garfield Ridge Civic Officially Greets Quinn

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As guest speaker at the Garfield Ridge Civic League meeting on Monday night, Ald. Marty Quinn (13th) introduced himself to some newly acquired constituents who saw their homes moved from the 23rd Ward into the 13th Ward in the recent remap. Quinn, 37, who lives in Clearing with his wife and three young daughters, said…

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Garfield Ridge Civic Officially Greets Quinn

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As guest speaker at the Garfield Ridge Civic League meeting on Monday night, Ald. Marty Quinn (13th) introduced himself to some newly acquired constituents who saw their homes moved from the 23rd Ward into the 13th Ward in the recent remap. Quinn, 37, who lives in Clearing with his wife and three young daughters, said…

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Tour Clearing, Garfield Ridge

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The Clear Ridge Historical Society held its first Garfield Ridge tour on Saturday. Beginning at the Chicago Portage National Historic Site on 48th and Harlem, tour director Rob Bitunjac guided his guests through a three-hour exploration of some of the oldest points of interest that have shaped the community. {{more}} The historically significant portage site…

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Tour Clearing, Garfield Ridge

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The Clear Ridge Historical Society held its first Garfield Ridge tour on Saturday. Beginning at the Chicago Portage National Historic Site on 48th and Harlem, tour director Rob Bitunjac guided his guests through a three-hour exploration of some of the oldest points of interest that have shaped the community. The historically significant portage site was…

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Life in Garfield Ridge Has Many Advantages

Editor: I and other residents of Garfield Ridge often ask, ÒWhy move?,” because it is a great neighborhood of Chicago in which to live. I personally know four people who regretted moving and came back to the neighborhood in the last six months. One older neighbor realized when he moved to the southwest suburbs that he no…

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Garfield Ridge Brings ‘Aid’ For Sick Kids

Thanks to Madison Conrad, 9, children on the fourth floor at Children’s Memorial Hospital can look forward to a little fun when they need a Band-Aid. A Garfield Ridge resident, Madison decided to form a Band-Aid Brig-Aid and collect colorful cartoon and fantasy character Band-Aids for children suffering from cancer. {{more}} The children face a…

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Garfield Ridge Brings ‘Aid’ For Sick Kids

Thanks to Madison Conrad, 9, children on the fourth floor at Children’s Memorial Hospital can look forward to a little fun when they need a Band-Aid. A Garfield Ridge resident, Madison decided to form a Band-Aid Brig-Aid and collect colorful cartoon and fantasy character Band-Aids for children suffering from cancer. The children face a daily…

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Garfield Ridge Watch Group To Visit Homes

While a ringing doorbell in Chicago can mean anything from a political precinct captain and a religious evangelist to a child selling candy, Garfield Ridge residents are advised that this month, the man or woman on their doorstep may be a good neighbor talking about crime prevention. On Monday, leaders of the Garfield Ridge Neighborhood…

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Garfield Ridge Watch Group To Visit Homes

While a ringing doorbell in Chicago can mean anything from a political precinct captain and a religious evangelist to a child selling candy, Garfield Ridge residents are advised that this month, the man or woman on their doorstep may be a good neighbor talking about crime prevention. {{more}} On Monday, leaders of the Garfield Ridge…

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