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Pritzker issues ‘stay at home’ order Measure in effect until April 7

MARCH 25, 2020

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Ray Williams volunteers during a food drive held March 21, outside of God’s Heritage Full Gospel Church in Maywood. SHANEL ROMAIN

By PETER HANCOK Capitol News Ililnois

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday issued a “Stay at Home” order throughout Illinois, directing all residents to stay home except to conduct essential business, and all non-essential businesses to stop operations. The order, which takes effect at 5 p.m. Saturday, will extend at least through Tuesday, April 7. It was the latest and most sweeping step the Pritzker administration has taken to slow the spread of the highlycontagious novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, but it does allow several exemptions. “We have looked closely at the trajectory of this virus in countries like Italy and China. Left unchecked, cases in Illinois will rise rapidly,” Pritzker said during his daily briefing in Chicago. “Hospital systems will be overwhelmed. Protective equipment will become scarce, and we will not have enough health care workers or hospital beds or ventilators for the overwhelming influx of sick patients.” See SHELTER on page 8

Amid crisis, all hands on deck

Proviso churches, nonprofits, restaurants address food needs as most residents head indoors By MICHAEL ROMAIN Editor

Across Proviso Township, community members and business owners were busy Saturday preparing for when Gov. JB Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order took effect at 5 p.m. The order will last until 11:59 p.m. on April 3. In Maywood, dozens of cars queued outside of God’s Heritage Full Gospel Church, 1200 S. 5th Ave., for local volunteers, including Maywood Mayor Edwenna

Perkins, to fill their trunks with muchneeded groceries. The event was the result of a collaboration between Best of Proviso Township, Next Generation Church, Impact Church, God’s Heritage, and the HoJo Family Assistance Program. Randall McFarland, the founder of the nonprofit Best of Proviso Township, said on the group’s Facebook page that HoJo brought 10,000 pounds of food, which was gone in a few hours. McFarland said that he and his colleagues hope to host another food drive in other Proviso Township

communities. “We will need support to pull this off again,” McFarland said. “We have to help [HoJo] with the logistics of this. […] We know what’s going on in our society now, so we want to make sure our community is stocked up.” Across town, local restaurants braced for 5 p.m., and the prospects of what might come afterward. Most restaurants contacted for this article explained that they will continue serving customers See FOOD DRIVE on page 8

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OUT & ABOUT the village free press Editor & Publisher Michael Romain Strategic Consultant Kamil Brady Advertising Director Dawn Ferencak Editorial Designer Debbie Becker Advertising Design Support Andrew Mead, Mark Moroney HOW TO REACH US Village Free Press c/o Wednesday Journal 141 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 PHONE: 773-626-6332 FAX: (708) 467-9066

HELPING OUT: A food drive held March 21, outside of God’s Heritage Church in Maywood brought out volunteers hoping to share some goodwill and hope (along with food) during the recent coronavirus pandemic. Volunteers included Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, bottom left (pictured with photographer Marquan Jones). Read the full story on page 8. PHOTOS: Marquan Jones || @marquan.jones (Instagram) || Marquan Jones (Facebook)

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VILLAGE people Maywood mourns Robert Jay, 61

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“To learn to be human is to develop through the give and take of communication an effective sense of being an individually distinctive member of a community.” —John Dewey

The village of Maywood is mourning the loss of a longtime employee in the village’s public works department. Robert Jay, 61, died last week from natural causes. In addition to a veteran public works employee, Jay was also a longtime deacon and leader at Second Baptist

Church in Maywood, and a Little League baseball coach. He was a coach in the Maywood-Bellwood Little League, which included four of his grandchildren, and helped coordinate a baseball league formed by the Maywood Sports Association in 2015. “We have lost a loved one here in Maywood,” said Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins during a March 17 board meeting. “We’re asking for prayer for him and his family.” Services were held over the weekend at Second Baptist Church, 436 S. 13th Ave. in Maywood.

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Davis wins comfortably, but pandemic is top of mind Boykin loses bid for circuit court clerk, while Foxx defeats Conway By MICHAEL ROMAIN Editor

Congressman Danny K. Davis cruised to victory in the Democratic primary on March 17 to once again become his party’s nominee for Congress in Illinois’ 7th District. The 24-year incumbent won Chicago with 66 percent of the vote and won the Cook County suburbs with 52 percent of the vote. None of Davis’ three younger challengers -- Austin gun control activist Kina Collins, Oak Park teacher and activist Anthony Clark and Chicago attorney Kristine Schanbacher -- garnered more than 20 percent of the vote in the city or suburbs. When reached by phone on March 18, the congressman’s mood was less celebratory than cautiously optimistic that the U.S. Senate would pass a coronavirus-related economic relief bill that he and his colleagues in the U.S. House passed on early Saturday morning.

The bill, which was passed for a second time on Monday due to a technicality, includes an increase in unemployment insurance, paid sick and family leave for some workers and a provision that allows citizens to receive free coronavirus testing. According to multiple reports, the U.S. Senate is expected to pass the bill last Wednesday. “The coronavirus obviously has the country within its grasp at this moment,” Davis said during an interview from his West Side office. Normally, he would be preparing to fly to Washington, D.C. on March 23, he said. “We don’t know when we will go back,” Davis said. “We don’t know what the schedule will be until the House leadership makes that determination.” Meanwhile, Davis said, House members have been communicating by email and phone. “A few days ago, there were more than 200 of us members on the call,” Davis said. “That means everybody is as interested as they can be, especially right now. People’s jobs have been shut down, they can’t work. Hopefully, we’ll have a real federal response to this in a minute.”

Davis, who was in office when 9/11 and the Great Recession happened, said that this current crisis is different from the others, because it directly involves public health and the answers to resolving the crisis are less obvious. “We know what’s causing this, but we don’t know that we’ve got an antidote,” he said. “We’re saying the best way to keep this from spreading is just don’t get together. That sounds strange and vague to a lot of people, but that’s what the experts say that we have to do. Let’s put as much faith as we can in what our leaders and experts are telling us. Beyond that, I really don’t know if there’s much else that can be done.” Boykin comes up short for clerk of the courts State Sen. Iris Y. Martinez will likely succeed Dorothy Brown as Cook County Circuit Court Clerk after beating back three other challengers, including Oak Park attorney and former Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin. Martinez garnered 32 percent of the vote in the suburbs, with Michael M. Cabonargi trailing closely behind with 31 percent.

Boykin garnered 24 percent of the suburban vote while Jacob Meister received 13 percent. In the city, Martinez won 36 percent of the vote, trailed by Boykin (26 percent), Cabonargi (24 percent) and Meister (14 percent). Barbara Bellar ran unopposed in the Republican primary for Circuit Court Clerk. Foxx beats Conway Kim Foxx, the incumbent Cook County State’s Attorney who had become embroiled in controversy connected to her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, prevailed over attorney Bill Conway in the Democratic primary for that office. Foxx beat Conway 43 percent to 36 percent in the suburbs and 56 percent to 28 percent in the city. Attorney Donna More and attorney Bob Fioretti polled a distant third and fourth. State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) and state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th) both ran unopposed in their respective Democratic primaries.

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Local leaders urge governor to reopen Westlake Rep. Welch, hospital association say shuttered Melrose Park institution could help coronavirus patients

By MICHAEL ROMAIN Editor

An area lawmaker and various hospital administrators across the state are urging Gov. JB Pritzker to reopen shuttered hospitals, including Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, in order to shore up resources in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. According to a new analysis by the Harvard Global Health Institute, many parts of the country will not have enough hospital beds if the novel coronavirus spreads beyond the capacity of medical providers to handle the virus. “In 40 percent of markets around the country, hospitals would not be able to make enough room for all the patients who became ill with Covid-19, even if they could empty their beds of other patients,” according to a New York Times report. “That statistic assumes that 40 percent of adults become infected with the virus over 12 months, a scenario described as ‘moderate’ by the team behind the calculations.” According to an interactive map available at ProPublica and the New York Times, if 40

percent of adults are infected with the virus over 12 months, the west suburban region (represented by Melrose Park) “would need to empty or add the equivalent of 97% of its occupied beds.” Yesterday, “state officials also reported 134 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 422, with at least four deaths,” according to a report by the Chicago Tribune. On Thursday, Pritzker called up about 60 members of the Illinois National Guard to help provide medical expertise and to perform various tasks, such as handing out food to those in need, across the state. In a statement released on March 20, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th), whose district includes much of Proviso Township, said that the guardsmen should also help reopen the shuttered Westlake hospital, which closed last year weeks. The hospital’s for-profit parent company, California-based Pipeline Health, announced its intention to close the institution in early 2019, just weeks after finalizing the purchase. “What we have learned about the COVID-19 pandemic is that it will continue to put a major strain on our health care facilities and their ability to properly treat

all patients that need care,” Welch said. “In order to protect the health and safety of our communities, we have to expand access to health care resources for coronavirus patients and all other individuals seeking medical attention. That is why I am calling on Gov. Pritzker to reopen Westlake Hospital to help provide additional medical resources and services to our neighbors who need it most.” According to a Tribune report, a spokesperson for the Illinois Health and Hospitals Association also recommended that Pritzker consider reopening Westlake, along with two other hospitals across the state that closed within the last two years: Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island and Vibra Hospital in Springfield. “Whether expanded facilities come from reopened hospitals, converted vacant space or temporary construction carried out by the National Guard, none of the new facilities will take weeks to outfit for use, said IHA spokesman Danny Chun,” the Tribune reports. “I applaud Gov. Pritzker for the bold action he has taken so far to protect the public health of our state, including enlisting the

help of the Illinois National Guard,” Welch said on Friday. “In his daily news briefing yesterday, Gov. Pritzker mentioned that the National Guard’s work could potentially include reopening previously closed hospitals. I strongly encourage the governor to explore this option and specifically look toward reopening Westlake Hospital during this challenging time.” A day after Welch released his statement urging Pritzker to reopen Westlake, the Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership launched the petition drive to pressure the state to reopen closed hospitals. “We as faith leaders, parents, students and Illinois residents from the Coalition for Spiritual and Public Leadership (CSPL), a coalition of twenty parishes, community organizations and universities, join the urgent call issued by Representative Chris Welch, the Illinois Health and Hospital Association and others in urging you to move swiftly to reopen Westlake Hospital, Metro South Medical Center and Vibra Hospital,” the petition states.

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Broadview suspends water turnoffs Broadview Food Pantry switches to pick-up service amid pandemic By MICHAEL ROMAIN Editor

During a regular board meeting on March 16, Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson issued an executive order announcing that the village will not any issue any water account turnoff notices while the country is suspended in a state of national emergency prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus causes COVID-19, a contagious respiratory illness. Thompson said that the order was issued

to “alleviate the financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis,” adding that the village is also “taking steps to see how it can change procedures regarding” debt collection. “We have to work together to keep our community strong,” Thompson said during the meeting, which was only open to certain village officials and closed to the public. Earlier on Monday, Gov. JB Pritzker used emergency powers to waive part of the Illinois Open Meetings Act “to allow local governments and other public bodies to hold ‘remote’ meetings to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19,” according to Capitol News Illinois. “The order waives a portion of the Open Meetings Act that requires a quorum of members of a public body be ‘physically present’ at the meeting location, and

limits the circumstances under which an individual member may take part by video or audio conference,” Capitol News reports. “The Open Meetings Act requires public bodies to provide public notice of a meeting, including the agenda, at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting,” Capitol News reported. Don Craven, legal counsel to the Illinois Press Association, “encouraged all news outlets that cover those meetings to immediately submit requests for notice of any special, emergency or regular meeting.” During Monday’s meeting in Broadview, which was streamed live on Facebook and is available at the village’s website, Thompson said that she told her department heads not to attend the meeting due to health concerns. Thompson said that over the last seven

to 10 days, she’s been on several conference calls with the village administrator, the fire chief and Trustee Judy Miller, the chairperson of the board’s Water, Drainage and Health Committee, ahead of announcing the executive order on Monday. During the March 16 meeting, Broadview Clerk Kevin McGrier announced that the Broadview Food Pantry will temporarily change how they distribute food to residents in need. Starting Tuesday, the food pantry will be taking orders via phone for curbside pickup, he said. Residents can order pickup by calling (708) 344-4520 on Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; or Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more info, call the number provided above.

Maywood mayor declares state of emergency Village facilities closed, water turnoffs canceled, among other measures taken

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Maywood’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously during a March 17 regular meeting to declare a state of emergency in the village and to enact sweeping measures designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the respiratory disease it causes. The state of emergency gives Mayor Edwenna Perkins the ability to approve emergency purchases without board approval and waives the bidding process on emergency contracts worth up to $40,000. “This allows quicker action,” said village attorney Michael Jurusik, referencing the declaration. “This is not a dictatorship. It doesn’t expand [the mayor’s] powers in any other way. It is limited to the emergency at hand.” Jurusik added that declaring a state of emergency is required if the village hopes to apply for any state and/or federal reimbursements that may be available either before or after the COVID-19 crisis abates. The board also approved a series of preventive measures in line with actions taken last week by President Donald Trump and Gov. JB Pritzker — both of whom declared states of emergency in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The World Health Organization has formally called the outbreak a pandemic. So far, there have been 160 cases of COVID-19 reported in 15 counties in Illinois, with 55 cases reported on March 17 alone, according to state health officials. The cases have occurred in people ages 9 to 91. There have not yet been any confirmed cases in Maywood, village officials said. “I, the mayor of Maywood, declare that this is an emergency,” said Mayor Edwenna Perkins during Tuesday’s meeting, adding

that she will sign a formal written declaration when it becomes available. “We have followed the protocol and our concern is for your health,” Perkins told audience members. “This is for your benefit, as well as ours […] we are trying to get in front of this. Make sure you’re safe. Do what you can and take care of your seniors.” Jurusik said that Gov. Pritzker has recommended that all gatherings in the state be limited to under 50 people and that all local government board meetings be postponed, limited to elected officials and/or conducted electronically, if possible. With Tuesday’s vote, the village put into immediate effect a series of preventative measures that would encourage social distancing, or the act of limiting person-toperson interaction. Now until April 30, all village board meetings will be closed to the public and accessible either by public access TV or on the village’s digital live-stream. Residents will be able to submit their public comments in writing. Details of that process will be available on the village’s website, officials said. Maywood Police Chief Vladimir Talley said that basic reports will be taken over the phone; the department’s lobby has been closed to the public and the station will be limited to employees and people who are in custody who have felonies. Detainees who have nonviolent, non-felony, fineable offenses will be released on bond. Talley added that police have been regularly disinfecting the station. Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh said that his department has been coordinating with Loyola University Medical Center on best practices. He said that the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners has canceled a firefighter entrance exam scheduled for next month.

“I encourage my colleagues and citizens to continue to seek as much information as you can and implement [protective measures] for you and your families,” Bronaugh said. “If you have any concerns and you feel like you need treatment, please contact your family physician, an immediate or urgent care facility, the closes emergency room or various resources like the Cook County Department of Public Health and the Illinois Department of Public Health.” Bronaugh also encouraged residents to remain vigilant about other threats, as well. For instance, he said, there was a house fire in Maywood on Friday evening. No injuries were reported, but the emergency speaks to the importance of working fire alarms in the home — a safety precaution that the fire chief has been outspoken about. Norfleet said that Maywood employees with essential functions, such as department heads, will continue to report to work, but all employees who are sick or who have a phobia will be allowed to leave. The village manager cautioned, however, that the village will not pay out more sick leave than is already available. “If you have to leave, you can go,” Norfleet said, addressing village employees. “If you don’t have to leave, you can also go, but the payment will be limited to [whatever sick leave you have] or what the state and federal governments provide.” Addressing concerns of local businesses, David Myers, the village’s community development director, said that local restaurants should comply with Gov. Pritzker’s ban on dine-in meals and bars. Restaurants can still serve patrons, but service must be limited to carry-out, drivethru and curbside options. Establishments must also comply with the state’s coronavirus guidelines.

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Other emergency measures effective now until April 30 in Maywood: • Residents are now required to utilize online payment options and the bill collection box outside of Village Hall, 40 Madison St. The box is next to the US postbox. Maywood Finance Director Lanya Satchell said that the village should be ready to process online payments in roughly a week. Residents will not be penalized if they cannot make payments until then, she said. • Water shutoffs have been suspended and penalties will not be applied to utility bills. • Contact between village employees and business will be limited to phone, email and post mail communication. • The village’s community development department will take only pre-arranged appointments. • Municipal court has been suspended • All meetings, events and activities scheduled to take place the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., and at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave., have been suspended. This includes Friday meetings of the Maywood Senior Club and activities in the Multipurpose Building’s gymnasium. • The village’s senior bus service has been suspended. • Maywood Alternative Policing Strategies (MAPS) meetings have been suspended. • Committee and commission meetings will be limited to members only and closed to the public. CONTACT: thevillagefreepress@gmail.com


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D209 officials: Despite school closures, learning continues Officials say 3 in 4 students attended online classes, over 650 meals served By MICHAEL ROMAIN Editor

During a March 20 video message to families and staffers, District 209 officials deemed the first several days of school closures for Proviso Township High School students a success. Last week, Gov. JB Pritzker announced that all schools statewide would close on March 16, in order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The closure prompted D209, along with many school districts in the state, to transition to remote learning, or electronic learning (e-learning), practices while students are at home. The governor’s school shutdown order was initially supposed to last until March 29, but on Friday Pritzker said that the order would be extended until April 7. That timeline, too, is subject to change. During the March 20 video, Assistant Superintendent for Academics and Family Services Nicole Howard touted D209’s first week online learning attendance numbers. “About 73 percent of students reported their attendance and over 4,100 users have accessed [e-learning] teams,” she said. “We have received reports of creative and

engaging interactions.” Howard pointed to a variety of examples that she said only scratched the surface of online engagement that’s been happening — from Proviso West teachers piloting online student debates to a Proviso Math and Science Academy teacher conducting a live lab demonstration online. Howard added that, although the state initially prohibited teachers from grading or scoring students’ work while schools are closed during what educators call an ‘act of god’ period, there have been some updates to that blanket prohibition. She said that state has upgraded its guidance on online grading so that teachers using traditional grading may give “only passing scores that do not lower a students’ overall grades or academic standing.” Howard added that any teachers practicing within the district’s specialized Mastery Based Learning or Personalized Competency-Based Education curricula “can score as usual.” Howard said that’s “because students get multiple opportunities to achieve mastery, so they can’t be penalized for low performances during this ‘act of god’ period.” Howard said that standardized tests, such

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as AP, SAT and IB assessments, will change. The College Board recently announced that it will start offering the AP test online to students across the country and the upcoming spring ACT tests were recently canceled. “More information [on standardized test changes] will be given a soon as it becomes available,” Howard said. Bessie Karvelas, D209’s chief innovation officer, said that maintenance and custodial staff workers will report to one of two shifts — one running from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and another running from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday. “Staff are able to choose to work the shift best able to meet the needs of families, particularly during the closure,” she said. Karvelas said that security teams will work in crews of two to three in order to secure buildings and facilitate the execution of ongoing activities like the district’s free ‘Grab & Go’ lunch and breakfast program. Paul Starck-King, D209’s superintendent of finance and operations, said that the district has served some 250 meals per day through the program while schools have been closed. D209 Supt. Jesse Rodriguez said that total meals served total more than 650.

Rodriguez said that meals will also be served during spring break. Karvelas said that staff members who are working in school buildings during the closure will engage in online professional development and completion evaluation documents remotely. Stark-King added that summer construction on phase one renovation projects at all three high schools will so far move forward as scheduled. He said that the construction manager and architects for the projects are “fully aware” of the possible implications of the coronavirus “and will adjust accordingly” as the situation evolves. During Friday’s video message, Rodriguez and D209 board President Ned Wagner tried reassuring families and employees amid the global pandemic. “Everything is going to be OK,” he said. “It’s up to us to ensure that things are OK.” “It has been inspiring to witness the dedication and hard work of each member of the Proviso community,” Rodriguez said. For more D209 information and regular school updates, visit: pths209.org/.

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State response from page 1 The order came as the Illinois Department of Public Health announced 163 new confirmed cases of the disease and one additional death, bringing the total, as of Friday afternoon, to 585 cases in 25 counties and five related deaths. The most recent victim was a Cook County resident in her 70s. Friday’s executive order supersedes a previous executive order that prohibited gatherings of 50 people or more. Prohibited activities include all public gatherings of any number of people outside of a single residence and all gatherings of 10 or more people, unless specifically exempted by the order. The order also temporarily shutters amusement parks, carnivals, water parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, arcades, fairs, children’s play centers, playgrounds, funplexes, theme parks, bowling alleys, movie and other theaters, concert and music halls, country clubs and social clubs. State and local law enforcement officials will have authority to enforce the order. In most cases, Pritzker said, that would involve officers telling people to disburse and go back home. If they don’t, he said, they could

be cited for disorderly conduct or other municipal offenses. However, while the order is in effect, people will be allowed to leave their home for a wide range of other ordinary functions such as seeking medical attention and to acquire necessary supplies and services, including groceries, medicines and supplies that enable them to work from home. They also will be allowed to leave home for outdoor activities such as walking, jogging, running or walking their dog, provided they maintain at least a six-foot distance from others. People also may leave their home to take care of others and to perform certain types of work providing essential products and services at essential businesses and operations. Essential activities include health care and public health operations, including veterinary care and the manufacturing and distribution of medical equipment; human services operations such as nursing homes that provide care to the frail, elderly and disabled; essential infrastructure such as food production and distribution, certain kinds of construction and operating public utilities; and essential government functions. Essential businesses include such things as grocery stores and pharmacies; food, beverage and cannabis production; agriculture; organizations that provide

charitable and social services; newspapers, television, radio and other media services; gas stations and other businesses needed for transportation; financial institutions; and hardware and supply stores. Per the order, bars and restaurants will still be allowed to offer carry-out, curbside pickup and delivery, and mail and shipping operations will continue as well. Critical trades, shelters and laundry services may also remain open. And a non-essential business that must close its physical workplace may continue operating with employees working exclusively from home. “I want to say and be clear, this is not a lockdown or martial law,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in an effort to calm the public’s nerves. “As the governor said, and I want to reiterate, Chicago’s grocery stores, pharmacies and clinics will remain open, and there’s absolutely no need to change your normal purchasing patterns.” Dr. Emily Landon, lead epidemiologist at University of Chicago Medicine, described the measures as necessary and indicated they might have to remain in place beyond April 7. “In short, without taking drastic measures, the healthy and optimistic among us will doom the vulnerable,” she said. “We have to fight this fire before it grows too high.” “These extreme restrictions may seem, in the end, a little anticlimactic,” she

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Tips if you plan on buying restaurant food during the shelter-inplace order: • Don’t assume the restaurant you’re looking to buy food from is closed because of the order. Many, if not most, restaurants are simply switching to carry-out or delivery options only. The state is only prohibiting people from dining in; not from buying restaurant food altogether. • Remember, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that there’s no evidence showing that COVID-19 is transmitted through food.

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• According to the Los Angeles Times: “Choose contactless delivery and opt out of utensils. After your delivery carrier has walked away, leave the outermost delivery bag on the doorstep (to throw away) if applicable, and carry just the containers inside to put on your counter.

from page 1 through delivery and/or pickup. Danielle Rosas, who works at Cielito Lindo Cafe, 612 W. Lake St. in Maywood, said that business was markedly slower than usual, but that the restaurant has been buffered by community support. “It’s slow, but we’re OK,” she said, adding that the restaurant has shifted to curbside pickup in order to comply with a state order mandating that all dine-in business be halted in order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. “They’ll just have to call us to place the order and when they arrive, we’ll give them the food in the door,” she said. The restaurant will be open for pickup orders 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., every day except Wednesday. At Kathy’s Cafe, 1008 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, Becky Saylor, the daughter of owner Dennis Moran, said that the venerable neighborhood establishment is now open for takeout, despite closing its dining room. “We put a window in, so we can do walkup orders,” Saylor said Saturday afternoon. “We don’t have a drive-thru, so my dad put this window in. We’ll see how it goes. Right now, there are just a couple people working, because we don’t know what we’re going to run into. Its definitely been slow. We’re kind of seeing how it goes.”

continued, “because it’s really hard to feel like you’re saving the world when you’re watching Netflix from your couch. But if we do this right, nothing happens. Yeah, a successful shelter-in-place means that you’re going to feel like it was all for nothing. And you’d be right. Because nothing means that nothing happened to your family. And that’s what we’re going for here.” Governors in California and New York state have also issued “Stay Home” orders. Florida closed its restaurants, bars and gyms at the height of spring break season. And the federal government has also closed the U.SMexico border to all nonessential travel.

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Becky Saylor, of Kathy’s Cafe in Maywood, stands in the new walk-up window that her father, owner Dennis Moran, built in anticipation of the state’s prohibition of dining options and the shelter-in-place order in effect through April 3. Saylor said that the restaurant usually opens at 7 a.m. on Saturdays, but today it opened at 8 a.m. Going forward, she said, they’ll be playing it by ear. “It’s like a day-to-day basis,” she said. “It all depends on how things go and what the world is like, so we can only hope for the best.” At least one business in Proviso Township, China Gold Restaurant, 1901 Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview, has closed temporarily. When reached by phone, an automated message announced that the restaurant is closed from March 15 until March 31. Others, such as Uncle Remus, 1801

Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview, and Anthony B’s Pizza, 1504 S. 19th Ave. in Melrose Park, said they would be operating during their normal hours while the shelter-in-place order was in effect — the only difference is that there will be no dining in. Cilantro Taco Grill, 1500 Mannheim Rd. in Stone Park, will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. — call-in orders only, which customers can pickup in the restaurant’s drive-thru. Bravo Mexican Restaurant, 240 E. North Ave. in Northlake, said that it will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with hours likely to fluctuate. Curbside pickup and deliveries only.

• “Wash your hands and transfer the food from the containers to your own dishware. Wash your hands well again and eat with your own utensils. When you’re done, recycle or discard packaging, wash your dishes and wipe down your table and counters.” • Opt for contactless delivery, if possible. Per Today: “On third-party apps, choose contactless delivery. Many companies have made this their default setting for the foreseeable future. • “When your order arrives […] ‘place the order outside your door and then disinfect the area.’ Avoid tipping with cash (as virus-causing germs can linger on paper), and opt for tipping through the app.” Bobby Hernandez contributed to this story. CONTACT: thevillagefreepress@gmail.com


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLC; Plaintiff, vs. MAURICE D. MOORE; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POLLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF FEBRUARY 28K, 1998 SERIES 1998-A; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF MAURICE D. MOORE, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 17 CH 9767 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-22-419-004-0000. Commonly known as 2913 South 10th Avenue, Broadview, IL 60155. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff’s Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455. WA17-0359 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3146944

within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Department at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (614) 220-5611. 19-032746 F2 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3146943

Commonly known as 1628 N. 39TH AVE., STONE PARK, IL 60165. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Ms. Kimberly S. Reid at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Marinosci Law Group, PC, 134 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602. (312) 940-8580. 18-12090 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3147263

under the internal revenue laws the period shall be 120 days or the period allowable for redemption under State law, whichever is longer, and in any case in which, under the provisions of section 505 of the Housing Act of 1950, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701k), and subsection (d) of section 3720 of title 38 of the United States Code, the right to redeem does not arise, there shall be no right of redemption. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. For information, examine the court file, CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL, 60527 (630) 794-9876 THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE IL, 60527 630-794-5300 E-Mail: pleadings@il.cslegal.com Attorney File No. 14-19-06507 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 2019 CH 08667 TJSC#: 40-1239 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 2019 CH 08667 I3147297

MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. Defendants 17 CH 09897 2018 S 24TH AVE BROADVIEW, IL 60155 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 17, 2018, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 7, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 2018 S 24TH AVE, BROADVIEW, IL 60155 Property Index No. 15-15-316-0320000 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. For information, examine the court file, CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL, 60527 (630) 794-9876

THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE IL, 60527 630-794-5300 E-Mail: pleadings@il.cslegal.com Attorney File No. 14-17-09846 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 17 CH 09897 TJSC#: 40-1229 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 17 CH 09897 I3147325

chaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. For information, examine the court file, CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL, 60527 (630) 794-9876 THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE IL, 60527 630-794-5300 E-Mail: pleadings@il.cslegal.com Attorney File No. 14-18-05254 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 18 CH 06920 TJSC#: 40-564 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 18 CH 06920 I3147511

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Plaintiff, vs. MARGARET J. COLLINS, AKA MARGARET COLLINS; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FREMONT INVESTMENT LOAN, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Defendants, 17 CH 11658 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-02-338-021-0000. Commonly known as 1103 NICHOLS LANE, MAYWOOD, IL 60153. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds,

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION US BANK NA AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST 2006-AQ1, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-AQ1; Plaintiff, vs. DERRICK FORD; THEODOCIA L. FORD; STATE OF ILLINOIS; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 19 CH 2846 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-10-302-030-0000. Commonly known as 413 23rd Avenue, Bellwood, IL 60104. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Department at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (614) 220-5611. 19-007507 F2 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3147091 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION PNC BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; Plaintiff, vs. LUIS MARTINEZ; JOSE MERAZ; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 18 CH 14871 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Friday, April 17, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-04-117-064-0000 & 15-04117-063-0000.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.JUDY A. THOMPSON, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 2019 CH 08667 1716 S. 8TH AVE MAYWOOD, IL 60153 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 19, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 7, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1716 S. 8TH AVE, MAYWOOD, IL 60153 Property Index No. 15-14-156-0140000 The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. Where a sale of real estate is made to satisfy a lien prior to that of the United States, the United States shall have one year from the date of sale within which to redeem, except that with respect to a lien arising

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MERRIL LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1 Plaintiff, -v.JANICE M. COLE A/K/A JANICE HARRIS, JOHNNY B. COLE,

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR RESIDENTIAL ASSET MORTGAGE PRODUCTS, INC., MORTGAGE ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-RZ2 Plaintiff, -v.JINKY G. BARREDO A/K/A JINKY BARREDO, ALBERTO VELASCO Defendants 18 CH 06920 1441 SOUTH WOLF ROAD HILLSIDE, IL 60162 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 17, 2020, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 20, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1441 SOUTH WOLF ROAD, HILLSIDE, IL 60162 Property Index No. 15-20-112-0450000 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the pur-

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC Plaintiff, -v.KIMBERLY PEDEN Defendants 19 CH 10186 2102 SOUTH 7TH AVENUE MAYWOOD, IL 60153 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 27, 2020, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 28, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 2102 SOUTH 7TH AVENUE, MAYWOOD, IL 60153 Property Index No. 15-14-325-0290000


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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $135,693.57. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. For information, The sales clerk, SHAPIRO KREISMAN & ASSOCIATES, LLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 2121 WAUKEGAN RD., SUITE 301, Bannockburn, IL, 60015 (847) 2911717 For information call between the hours of 1pm - 3pm.. Please refer to file number 19-091357. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. SHAPIRO KREISMAN & ASSOCIATES, LLC 2121 WAUKEGAN RD., SUITE 301 Bannockburn IL, 60015 847-291-1717 E-Mail: ILNotices@logs.com Attorney File No. 19-091357 Attorney Code. 42168 Case Number: 19 CH 10186 TJSC#: 40-683 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 19 CH 10186 I3147612

CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-HE8; Plaintiff, vs. MONICA MORALES-VELEZ AKA MONICA VELEZ AND DAVID VELEZ; Defendants, 19 CH 10685 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-16-117-050-0000; 15-16117-051-0000. Commonly known as 1039 Bellwood Avenue, Bellwood, IL 60104. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Mr. Anthony Porto at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Kluever & Platt, L.L.C., 150 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (312) 236-0077. SPS000262-19FC1 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3148521

admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. For information, HEAVNER, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL, 62523 (217) 422-1719. Please refer to file number 295215. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR IL, 62523 217-422-1719 Fax #: 217-422-1754 E-Mail: CookPleadings@hsbattys. com Attorney File No. 295215 Attorney Code. 40387 Case Number: 18 CH 09148 TJSC#: 39-6362 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 18 CH 09148 I3148634

residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. MCCALLA RAYMER LEIBERT PIERCE, LLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL, 60602. Tel No. (312) 346-9088. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. MCCALLA RAYMER LEIBERT PIERCE, LLC One North Dearborn Street, Suite 1200 Chicago IL, 60602 312-346-9088 E-Mail: pleadings@mccalla.com Attorney File No. 11802 Attorney ARDC No. 61256 Attorney Code. 61256 Case Number: 11 CH 36940 CONSL. 12 CH 32706 TJSC#: 40-689 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 11 CH 36940 CONSL. 12 CH 32706 I3148763

estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Department at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (614) 220-5611. 19-033856 F2 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION intercountyjudicialsales.com I3148790

SURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales. MCCALLA RAYMER LEIBERT PIERCE, LLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL, 60602. Tel No. (312) 346-9088. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. MCCALLA RAYMER LEIBERT PIERCE, LLC One North Dearborn Street, Suite 1200 Chicago IL, 60602 312-346-9088 E-Mail: pleadings@mccalla.com Attorney File No. 271179 Attorney ARDC No. 61256 Attorney Code. 61256 Case Number: 2019 CH 10682 TJSC#: 39-8091 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Case # 2019 CH 10682 I3148825

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION US BANK NA SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST 2005-HE8, ASSET BACKED

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.VOLETTA FINLEY, ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Defendants 18 CH 09148 2118 S. 23RD AVE. BROADVIEW, IL 60155 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 22, 2018, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 29, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 2118 S. 23RD AVE., BROADVIEW, IL 60155 Property Index No. 15-15-325-0230000 fka 15-15-325-023 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $154,328.62. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.TINA M MCBRIDE AS INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND J MCBRIDE, TINA M. MCBRIDE Defendants 11 CH 36940 CONSL. 12 CH 32706 312 DEWEY AVENUE NORTHLAKE, IL 60164 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 24, 2020, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 27, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 312 DEWEY AVENUE, NORTHLAKE, IL 60164 Property Index No. 12-32-214-0190000 The real estate is improved with a gray wood one story single family home with a two car detached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION WELLS FARGO USA HOLDINGS INC.; Plaintiff, vs. RUTH MONROE; FREDDIE L. WILLIAMS AKA FREDDIE WILLIAMS; DNF ASSOCIATION LLC; Defendants, 19 CH 11098 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 15-16-106-036-0000 Commonly known as 3300 Monroe Street, Bellwood, IL 60104. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION DITECH FINANCIAL LLC Plaintiff, -v.JOSE G MARQUEZ A/K/A JOSE GUADALUPE MARQUEZ, A/K/A GUADALUPE MARQUEZ, LORENA MARQUEZ AKA LORENA GOMEZ AKA LORENA GOMEZ VERGARA AKA MARIA LORENA GOMEZ VERGARA, ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Defendants 2019 CH 10682 1737 NORTH 43RD AVENUE STONE PARK, IL 60165 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 18, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on April 21, 2020, at The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1737 NORTH 43RD AVENUE, STONE PARK, IL 60165 Property Index No. 15-05-225-0250000 The real estate is improved with a single family home with no garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLO-

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