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Looking forward to 2020 on the West Side New developments, proposals hold promise By IGOR STUDENKOV Contributor

As the new year dawns, Austin Weekly News is looking ahead to some promising developments coming to the West Side next year.

Community Development One initiative that could potentially have the biggest long-term impact is the Invest South/West Initiative. It will use $250 million in funds from Tax Increment Financing districts, the Small Business Improvement Fund, and the Neighborhood Opportunity fund to “provide transportation, housing and quality-of-life enhancements” based on existing plans, such as the Austin Quality of Life Plan for 10 community areas, including Austin and North Lawndale. As part of the process, the city is holding four events meant to introduce what is being planned and collect resident input. The West Side event will be held on Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W. Washington Blvd. City funding is already being used to support the opening of West Side busiSee 2020 on page 11

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Owner and founder Joshua Millman, middle, talks with guests on Jan. 10, at the new roastery for Passion House Coffee and Roasters in East Garfield Park.

Billions held by state treasurer waiting to be claimed Residents owed $2.9B in unclaimed funds, Treasurer Michael Frerichs says

By AUSTIN TALKS Partner

The state treasurer is holding $2.9 billion in unclaimed funds that officials hope local residents will try to claim in 2020. Last month, Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs, who oversees the state’s unclaimed

property program, recently announced the return of nearly $40,000 to the Salvation Army in Chicago. The proceeds were turned over to state from the estate of Ernest Ulrich, who named the non-profit as a beneficiary. Ulrich passed away in 1999. The state holds lost or unclaimed funds until they are claimed by either the original

owner or their heirs. Property is returned at no cost with the proper identification. Common types of unclaimed property include checking and savings accounts; uncashed wage and payroll checks; uncashed stock dividends and stock certificates; insurSee UNCLAIMED FUNDS on page 4

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AG seeks accelerated ratepayer refund from electric utilities

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Kwame Raoul asks Commerce Commission to rethink decision giving companies decades to repay $543 million owed to customers

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CAPS 15th District • Commander Yolanda Talley

5701 W. Madison Ave. Phone: 312-743-1495 • CAPS015District@chicagopolice.org Tuesday, January 7 6:30 PM Beat: 1531 & 1532 Location: West Branch Library, 4856 W. Chicago Ave.

TThursday, January 9 6:30 PM Beat: 1512 & 1523 Location: PCC Wellness Center, 5425 W. Lake St.

Wednesday, January 15 6:30 PM Beat: 1513N Location: 15 th District Community Room, 5701 W. Madison

Wednesday, January 8 6:00 PM Beat: 1522 & 1533 Location: Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central

Tuesday, January 14 6:30 PM Beat: 1511 & 1524 Location: Hope Community Church, 5900 W. Iowa

Thursday, January 16 6:00 PM Beat: 1513S Location: George R. Clark School, 1045 S. Monitor Ave.

CAPS 25th District • Commander Adnardo Gutierrez

5555 W. Grand Ave. Thursday, January 2 6:30 PM Beat: 2511 Location: Bethesda Home, 2833 N. Nordica

Phone: 312-746-5090 • CAPS025District@chicagopolice.org Wednesday, January 15 Tuesday, January 21 6:30 PM 6:30 PM Beat: 2515 Beat: 2531 Location: St. Stanislaus, 2310 N. Location: 25 th District CommuLorel nity Room, 5555 W. Grand Ave.

Tuesday, January 76:30 PM Beat: 2535 Location: Maternity BVM, 3647 W. North Avenue

Thursday, January 16 6:30 PM Beat: 2533 Location: 25 th District Office Community Room, 5555 W. Grand Ave.

Tuesday, January 7 6:30 PM Beat: 2521 Location: Senior Suites, 2715 N. Cicero

Tuesday, January 21 6:30 PM Beat: 2525 Location: Mozart Park, 2036 N. Avers

Wednesday, January 22 6:30 PM Beat: 2523 Location: St. Joseph, 4021 W. Belmont Tuesday, January 28 6:30 PM Beat: 2513 Location: Amundsen Park, 6200 W. Bloomingdale

CAPS 11th District • Commander Darrell F. Spencer

3151 West Harrison St.Phone: 312-746-9841 • CAPS.011District@chicagopolice.org Thursday, January 2 Tuesday, January 14 Thursday, January 23 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM Beat: 1112-21 Beat: 1124-25 Beat: 1131-32 Location: Sanctuary Place, 642 Location: JLM Abundant Life Location: Eloise McCoy Village N. Kedzie Center, 2622 W. Jackson Apt., 4650 W. Van Buren Tuesday, January 7 6:30 PM Beat: 1111 Location: Brian Piccolo School, 1040 N. Keeler

Thursday, January 16 6:00 PM Beat: 1113,14,15 Location: St. Michael’s MBC, 4106 W. Monroe

Thursday, January 9 6:00 PM Beat: 1122-23 Location: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park

Tuesday, January 21 6:00 PM Beat: 1133-34 Location: Homan Square Community Center, 3559 W. Arthington

Tuesday, January 28 6:00 PM Beat: 1135 Location: Altgeld Park, 515 S. Washtenaw

ating power plants and transmission lines. It also includes the cost of taxes owed to various levels of government. When a company builds a plant, it recovers that cost over the expected useful life of the plant, typically around 40 years. In their cases before the ICC, ComEd and Ameren acknowledged that the tax law change reduces their cost of service, but they argued that the duty to return the excess deferred tax money they collected should be By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois spread out over the life of their facilities so that both current and future ratepayers will SPRINGFIELD — Two of the state’s larg- be treated evenly. est electric utilities owe their customers a But it also means customers will see a recombined $543 million in refunds, according duction in their bills of only a few pennies to state regulators, but there is sharp dis- per month instead of a few dollars, accordagreement over how much time the compa- ing to Jim Chilsen, spokesman for the Citinies should have to pay it back. zens Utility Board, a nonprofit entity estabAt issue for Ameren Illinois lished by the state to represent and Commonwealth Edison, also residential and small-business known as ComEd, is money they customers in utility rate cases. collected to pay future tax bills In testimony before the ICC, before federal tax cuts which took both Raoul’s office and CUB areffect in 2018 lowered those angued future customers are not ticipated rates. entitled to the benefit of a refund When the corporate tax rate because they aren’t the ones who was slashed from 35 percent to 21 paid the higher-than-necessary percent, both companies found rates. They also argued the lonthemselves holding onto large ger payout period will mean surpluses, known as “excess dethat many customers who were ferred income taxes,” or EDIT. charged higher rates prior to the For ComEd, which serves 4 change in tax law will never see million customers in Chicago their full refund. and northern Illinois, the excess CUB argued in favor of a sevenamounted to $385 million. For year payout schedule while Raoul’s Ameren, which serves about 1.2 office argued for five years. million customers in central Il“We completely agree that it’s linois and the Metro East area, it only right that ComEd and AmeKWAME RAOUL amounted to $158 million. ren consumers get their money Attorney General In a pair of rulings last year, the back over a more reasonable Illinois Commerce Commission, time period,” Chilsen said in an which regulates public utilities, email statement. “Making cussaid ComEd could pay off its EDIT tomers wait decades to get their over 38 years and Ameren could pay off its bill money means that a significant number of over 35 years. But on Monday, Illinois Attorney those customers won’t be able to enjoy their General Kwame Raoul announced he is asking full refund. That’s not right, that’s not fair.” the ICC to reconsider that decision and shortHe also noted that many other states — inen the payout period to just five years. cluding Missouri, where Ameren also oper“Consumers paid public utility rates to ates — have adopted 10-year payout schedComEd and Ameren reflecting the higher ules. federal tax rate, and now that the federal tax The ICC has not said whether it will grant rate has lowered, fairness dictates that con- the request for reconsideration. sumers should get that money back,” Raoul CONTACT: michael@austinweeklynews.com said in a news release. “Allowing an unreasonable refund period of close to 40 years nearly guarantees many customers will never get their fair share of the refunds.” The issue has to do with how utility rates are set and regulated. Essentially, companies are allowed to recover their cost of providLetter to the editor Austin Weekly News, ing service and make a “reasonable” rate of return, or profit. The cost of service includes 141 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 such things as the cost of building and oper-

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UNCLAIMED FUNDS Check now from page 1 ance payments; utility deposits; customer deposits; accounts payable; credit balances; refund checks; money orders; traveler’s checks; court deposits; uncashed death benefit checks; and life insurance proceeds. Unclaimed property does not include real estate or vehicles. Now, Frerichs said, “is a perfect time to make a list and check it twice to see if you have unclaimed cash or property. We have more than $3 billion waiting to be claimed.” The Salvation Army is one of thousands of examples of the Illinois treasurer’s office returning unclaimed cash and property to its rightful owners. In fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30, 2019, the treasurer’s office processed about 236,000 claims worth more than $239 million. By comparison, approximately 116,000 claims were processed in fiscal year 2018 and $180 million was returned; in fiscal year 2017, about 58,000 claims were processed and $159 million was returned; and in fiscal year 2016, roughly 53,000 claims were processed and $155 million was returned. The state treasurer is legally required to return the property to the rightful owners no matter how long it takes. Individuals

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BIG WEEK Learn about North Lawndale’s Quality of Life Plan

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Sinai Community Institute, 2653 Ogden Ave., the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council will host North Lawndale Community Conversations. Learn more about NLCCC, the North Lawndale Quality of Life Plan and what’s ahead. Share what your goals and hopes are for the community and connect with other community members. This is an event open to all North Lawndale community members, organizations, businesses and neighbors. For more info, contact (773) 826-1356.

Attend a free lecture on Fred Hampton

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., at Dominican University’s Performing Arts Center, 7900 W. Division St. in River Forest, the university will present the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture with a program focusing on Fred Hampton, an activist and leader in the Black Panther Party who was killed in his West Side apartment by Chicago police in 1969. Simon Balto, author and assistant professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Iowa will deliver the free lecture. For more info, visit: https:// events.dom.edu/mlk-jr-lecturesimon-balto .CONTACT: michael@austinweeklynews.com

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Aging into the wisdom of knowing the difference

his month, this year marks my official entry into the retirement years. Because I am turning 66, I can collect Social Security, Medicare and retirement benefits. How did I get here? It seems like only yesterday I was a 6-year-old kid sitting on the curb by the white wall in Cabrini Green making mud pies as I pondered a concept known as the future. I actually remember thinking about the year 2020 and being unable to imagine myself at that age and what it would be like. I can still recall being in wonderment at the notion that one day it would occur and in awe of what it would be like should I live to see it. I haven’t had a perfect life. But I am content with the life I’ve had. I have been the captain of my own ship, steering my life for the most part in the way it went. There is a famous Serenity Prayer on which I have based my life’s journey. It goes: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. One of the most compelling things about that prayer is the determination and acceptance of what cannot change. I learned many years ago that I cannot control someone else’s behavior, but I can control my response to it. That’s a lesson applicable to the majority of us, and especially within the black community. An obvious example: Racism exists. But it should not be the singular limitation determinant of what one can or cannot do. Sadly, with so many opportunities available today that were not there 60 years ago, I am concerned seeing

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so many young people today who bandy that word about, and thus limit themselves because of a perceived hindrance. In a lot of ways, I embraced the courage to change things. When my daughter was a toddler, I was given the opportunity to go back to school tuition-free. Even though it meant I literally lost a year of her life, working eight hours and then dedicating another six hours at school, I did it. That decision and that education was a major gamechanger for me. I took on the professional work environment which transformed me from the mindset of an hourly worker to the freer environment of a salaried worker, where bosses didn’t get upset if you were 10 minutes late coming back from lunch, and a simple phone call to let them know you would be in late was met with understanding as opposed to stern admonishments. I have aged into the wisdom to know the difference. It is a learned experience to know that there are some battles worthy to take on, while other battles just aren’t worth it. Cleaning up the black community is a battle we need to take on.

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A runner’s journey

en years ago, I said, “Let’s do this, Vanessa!” I always wanted to run a marathon. I know it’s kind of extreme running a marathon, but I thought I could do it. I entered the race to fundraise for the AIDS Foundation. and after I ran a half marathon, I quit. It was just too hard or at least that is what my mind said. In the last two years, I have discovered running again. I feel so free and amazingly, taller. I don’t know what that means, but I love it! In discovering this journey of running, I noticed that I approach running like I approach other areas of my life. Then it hit me like a ton of bricks, “What is it to really be committed to something?” Since I asked myself this question, I am seeing what kind of person really is committed. During this discovery of running two years ago, I also had a bunch of hardships. I lost my job. I got in a car accident; I wasn’t hurt but my car still needs repair. I started three successful business partnerships and gave all of them up. I haven’t had consistent income in months, not to mention I am a single mother of two growing children. All that being said, those are all circumstances. This is what everyone in the world goes through. Maybe not these particular things, but EVERYONE has circumstances. That’s when everything changed for me. I started to see the possibilities of my life, and I have the power to create whatever suits me in mine. In November 2019, I entered the 2020 Chicago Marathon to fundraise for the Chicago Parks Foundation. The Chicago Park District has over 700 parks in the city

of Chicago, and this is where community convenes. The parks are essential for us to be with one another and to have a public space for us to celebrate. I grew up in Chicago Park District and am now the newly elected co-chair of the Austin Town Hall Park Cultural Center Park Advisory Council and the chair of the Art & Culture Committee. Our green space is so important to living a thriving life in the city and for our youth. The park is a place for us to really get what community means and the place to create it. I am running for the Chicago Parks Foundation to create awareness of our parks on the West Side. Being back on the road to running, I see how I approach running correlates with all the other areas of my life. Being committed means not letting my thoughts, people and situations slow me down or stop me from what I’m up to. What I am present to is staying in action. Action is performance, and when I stay in action, the results that I want in my life will show up. Maybe not the first time I decided to run the marathon or with the people I started working with or maybe not in the businesses that I created, but as long as I stay in action and stay committed, I will be fulfilled. Vanessa Stokes is a West Side resident, artist, community organizer and mother. When she is not running, she loves to chat with everyday people, cook, of course, eat and journey through her father’s, Dorrell Creightney, photo collection. Share her journey this year as she trains for this year’s Chicago Marathon. CONTACT: michael@austinweeklynews.com

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East Garfield Park roastery gives public early glimpse The establishment, set to open by summer, hosted open house on Jan. 9

By IGOR STUDENKOV Contributing Reporter

On Jan. 9, Passion House Coffee Roasters held an open house at its roastery at 328 N. Albany Ave. The business owners invited friends, suppliers and local residents to check out the operations, meet the owners and staff, and celebrate what the company has accomplished so far. Passion Roasters only recently got the new roastery up and running, and it’s gearing up to open a coffee shop in the northern part of the building. Their goal is to open the coffee shop no later than this summer. The owners said that they wanted to be a part of the community. Passion House and their partners, Veteran Roasters, are already working with the nearby Hope Manor, a supportive housing development for veterans. The business also recently joined the former Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce. Passion House launched in 2011. It previously operated out of a warehouse at 2021 W. Fulton St., in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor on the Near West Side. They decided to move to East Garfield Park to have more room to expand. As founder and owner Josh Millman mentioned during the open house, they were not only able to put in another roasting machine, but they have enough room to put in more equipment. “So, overall, we’ve tripled our roasting capacity,” said Aaron Cowans, the company’s sales manager, explaining that, while the previous roastery space was 1,200 square feet, the new space is 4,500 square feet. While much of their business comes from selling their roasted coffee, Passion House also operates three coffee shops in Logan Square, Goose Island and the Loop. James Gray, the company’s CEO, said last year that that they planned to open a fourth location in the same building as the roastery. Cowans confirmed that this is still the plan, saying that they were “going to start the build-out soon.” Veteran Roasters was founded by Branden Marty, a U.S. Navy veteran, in order to provide jobs for veterans struggling to keep a roof over their heads. Marty said he not only hires veterans, but helps them find housing, get the government benefits that they’re entitled to and generally tries to help them get back on their feet. Veteran Roasters employees use Passion House’s equipment and the two companies help each other out in other ways, as well. “We hope to meet our new neighbors, and how to see how we can integrate more fully into the Garfield Park and the West Side community, and maybe even find more customers,” Marty said. I’Talia McCarthy is a general manager at Logan Square Dill Pickle Food Co-Op, which stocks Passion House’s coffee. She said she is a frequent visitor to the Garfield Park Conservatory expects Passion House to have a

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OPENING UP: Attendees mingle on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at new roastery for Passion House Coffee and Roasters in East Garfield Park.

positive impact in the area. “I think it’s going to bring more businesses [to the neighborhood],” McCarthy said. “I can really see a food truck show over here. I think it’s going to uplift the community.” Shari Stontz co-owns Bold Dog Beer Company, which is located a few blocks from Passion House’s previous roastery location, at 417 N. Ashland Ave. She said she’s only been

to East Garfield Park a few times, visiting the nearby Hatchery food business incubator. She also thought that the roastery could be a catalyst for commercial development. “I think it helps out everyone,” she said. “I mean, it’s not a neighborhood where people normally set up businesses in, so it’s nice that businesses are coming to the neighborhood.

Connor Lord, of Logan Square, said he started out as a customer at Passion House’s neighborhood coffee shop location and since became friends with Millman. He said that the company was involved with neighborhood charities, and he expects them to do the same in East Garfield Park. “I think they’re a good model for other small businesses,” Lord said. “I think they’ll be interested in getting involved in community building initiatives, in terms of making the neighborhood safer and [creating] more communal spaces. I think it will attract other companies to use the area for operations. I think it’s important to be involved with the resident side of the community, which I think is something [Passion House] excelled at in Logan Square.” CONTACT: igorst3@hotmail.com


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Comptroller to stop helping towns collect red-light debt Susana Mendoza says redlight cameras ‘less about keeping people safe and more about collecting revenue’

Mendoza called “plain rotten,” will end. “It exploits taxpayers and especially those who struggle to pay the fines imposed, often the working poor and communities of color,” she said. Beyond that, red-light cameras have been a source of public corruption and FBI scrutiny, the comptroller said. When federal agents in September raided the Statehouse office of former Sen. Martin Sandoval, D-Chicago, they were looking for information on SafeSpeed LLC, a politically-connected By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois red-light camera company based in Chicago. The company has been named in several SPRINGFIELD — Pressure is mounting other news reports regarding the ongoing on red-light camera operators as Democratic federal corruption probe of several StateIllinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza an- house insiders and local government offinounced Monday that, beginning Feb. 6, her cials, although its CEO denied any wrongdooffice will no longer assist municipalities in ing from the company in an interview with collecting fines for violations the Chicago Sun-Times in Occaught by the devices. tober. “Over the years, it has become In a news release, Mendoza clear that these red-light cameras urged municipalities to “take were less about keeping people a second look at any contracts safe and more about collecting with red-light camera comparevenue,” Mendoza said in a streetnies and determine if those concorner Chicago news conference tracts were procured properly overlooked by a red-light camera. in light of recent news reports The cameras are automated and criminal investigations condevices that photograph vecerning the red-light camera inhicles if they pass through a dustry and its relationship with red light without stopping, and government officials.” generate a citation to the vehiOtherwise, she said, municicle’s owner. Local governments palities can contract with pritypically split the revenue vate debt collectors. from citations with vendors “We can’t unilaterally end that place the cameras. this program, but we can cer“They were sold as a way to tainly end our participation in prevent motorists from racing anything that would take money through the intersections, but away from people who can least the stories have shown they are afford to pay it,” Mendoza said. now more about charging peoPressure on red-light camera ple high fines for failing to come operators continues to mount in to a complete stop as they make the General Assembly as well. a right turn on red at intersecState Sen. Emil Jones III, Dtions where right turns on red Chicago, advanced Senate Bill are allowed,” Mendoza said. 1297 in a Senate committee durSUSANA MENDOZA Mendoza said the comptroling the fall veto session. That bill Comptroller ler’s office has been helping calls on the Illinois Department collect red-light fines since 2012 of Transportation to study “auafter the General Assembly altomated traffic law enforcement lowed municipalities to use the systems” and report back to lawcomptroller’s offset system — makers “on the overall operation, which withholds state income usage, permit process, and regutax refunds or other state payments — to col- lation” of the devices. lect traffic fines including red-light violations. It did not, however, receive a vote from the Historically, this system had been used to full chamber. collect child support, overpayment of benMultiple bills providing for an outright ban efits and other types of debt, the comptrol- of the devices — including Barrington Hills ler’s office said. Republican Rep. David Mcsweeney’s House Mendoza said her office helped collect Bill 323 and Naperville Republican Rep. Grant about $11 million in revenue specific to red- Wehrli’s House Bill 3909 — have gained bilight cameras last year. partisan support. Rep. Kambium Buckner, a The comptroller’s office said it does not col- Chicago Democrat, sponsored House Bill 3927 lect red-light camera fines for Chicago, but a which would ban the devices as well. Those bills await assignment to a substangrowing percentage of offset collections have involved violations from the city’s suburbs. tial committee in the Illinois House. Beginning Feb. 6, that arrangement, which CONTACT: michael@austinweeklynews.com

“They were sold as a way to prevent motorists from racing through the intersections, but the stories have shown they are now more about charging people high fines for failing to come to a complete stop as they make a right turn on red at intersections where right turns on red are allowed.”

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Austin nonprofit builds community with peer mentors Kidz Express reinforces positive peer-to-peer relationships through structured activities By BONNI McKEOWN Contributor

It makes a lot of sense. The best mentors for inner city youngsters dealing with poverty, violence, family problems, gangs and trauma are slightly older kids who are beating the odds in these same situations. Social workers call this theory “cross age peer mentoring.” But that theory is everyday reality for Kidz Express, an afterschool program headquartered in a closed school building at 5221 W. Congress Parkway in Austin. More than 50 young people attend, ages 5 to 18, nearly all from a six to eight block radius. Young teens, 12 to 14, get paid to help clean the building and youth over 14 are paid as mentors. Jada Toy, 17, began coming to Kidz Express at age 7 and now leads the 5- to 7-year-olds. “I was always the bad kid myself,” Toy said. “Now I’m here telling kids to finish their homework before they can get on the computer. It’s an important job. It’s all I think about when I wake up each morning.” Kidz Express started over 20 years ago, when co-founders Duane Ehresman and Warren King of Oak Park alerted Doug Low, a friend versed in social work. Wanting to help West Side youth, the men arranged to bus them across the city line to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for afterschool activities. Low, an Army brat of Chinese-Japanese-Irish descent who had attended over a dozen different schools himself before landing in Chicago for college, found his calling. He’s been executive director since the beginning. What do you do with kids coming from backgrounds of poverty and trauma? First, find out what they need. Often, they will tell you, said Jada. Necessities after school include a snack plus exercise to work off pentup energy and stress. Kids may not say so, but they need structure: games and activities, deadlines to finish their school work. Supervision is tight: rooms are locked when not in use for activities and youth not in the program are not allowed to loiter in or outside the building. Above all, the youth need people to pay attention to them. Attentive staff and mentors figure out how to motivate each individual to make the best possible life choices. Hiking at Starved Rock State Park has become an annual Kidz Express pilgrimage; so has camping in Wisconsin. Low said he wanted to establish a program rooted directly in the community. Using private donations and grants, Kidz Express bought a building at 342 S. Laramie.

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PEER POSITIVITY: Above, a mentor works with young people. Below left, Imani Hardy with his teen mentees outside of the music studio. Below right, Jada Toy with her mentees. The nonprofit moved to its present location in 2015 — one of very few school buildings repurposed for youth in the wake of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s school closings. Young people can walk to Kidz Express after school and working parents know their whereabouts. Partners and volunteers from Oak Park and elsewhere continue to offer unique experiences for the kids: nature walks in Garfield Park Conservatory, yoga, career mentorship, music (from hip-hop to guitar) and art. Jack

and Jill Foundation sponsored a health fair this year, offering information and free examinations. Mentor Imani Hardy (known in the rap world as Mani Jurban) said he looks forward to a new recording studio being donated to Kidz Express by other rappers. A memorial photo of his brother, Yuri, killed in street violence, hangs in the hall. Yuri was also a mentor. “That was a very dark time,” Imani said. “A lot of kids deal with aggression and an-

ger. With guitar lessons and a hip-hop club, and visual arts, we show them to move that energy and express their feelings in healthier ways. A lot of them have self-esteem issues. They’re afraid to try performing in front of a group. I was introverted at first. It takes time. A couple of our mentees have recorded and released their own songs.” More information ways to donate can be found at www.kidzexpress.org. CONTACT: bonni@barrelhousebonni.com


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Looking ahead from page 1 nesses. For example, later this year, Austin is expected to get its first coffee shop outside Galewood, while East Garfield Park is expected to see its second coffee shop. Lighthouse Cafe is currently scheduled to open at 524 S. Laramie Ave. in the fall of 2020, while Passion House Coffee Roasters will open a new roastery and coffee shop at 328 N. Albany Ave. sometime this spring. On a more artistic front, comedian Hannibal Buress is planning to open the Melvina Masterminds Community Art Center in Galewood’s Monumental Office Building, 6120-6114 W. North Ave.

Affordable Housing On July 24, Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) introduced two ordinances designed to encourage affordable housing — especially in the more well-off neighborhoods that don’t have much of it. The Development for All Ordinance would require developers to put more affordable housing on site and make it impossible to get out of building any units by paying an in-lieu fee. Housing for All would make Chicago Housing Authority more transparent, ensure that every public housing unit is replaced with an affordable unit and make it harder for aldermen to block affordable housing in their wards. While the status of the latter ordinance is unclear, the City Council’s Committee on Housing & Real Estate held a hearing on the former on Dec.11. While several housing advocates spoke to how more on-site affordable housing would increase opportunities and help redress the legacy of housing segregation and redlining, the Chicago Department of Housing was wary of doing away with inlieu fees. At the time, committee chair Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) indicated there would be more hearings on the subject in the future. On Oct. 14, the city launched what has since been rebranded as the Inclusionary Housing Task Force to figure out the best way to address the gaps in the current affordable housing policies. The taskforce held its

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CHANGES AHEAD: Legler Library in Chicago, which will reopen later this year after extensive renovations. first meeting on Dec. 12, and it is currently scheduled to meet once a month for the next six months. It is also expected to “start convening community-based focus groups to receive further feedback on inclusionary housing policy” sometime in January. Neither the meeting schedules nor the focus group meeting schedules were publicly available by this issue’s deadline.

Police Accountability Two ordinances aimed at giving more oversight and authority over the workings of the Chicago Police Department to an elected civilian council may finally move past discussions — at least that’s what Taliaferro and Mayor Lori Lightfoot have been promising. One ordinance is supported by the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (the so-called “GAPA Ordinance”) and the other is supported by the Chicago Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression (also called the “CPAC ordinance”). Both would create a council that takes over the Chicago Police Board duties of finding police superintendent candidates and have some say in policies, including police oversight. The key difference is just how far it would go. The CPAC version would take over

all of the duties of the Police Board and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA), as well as authority over the police budget and the union contract negotiations with the Fraternity of Police. The GAPA version of the council would be more modest – it would be able to recommend the superintendent’s removal and nominate candidates for the head of COPA and members of the Police Board. Unlike the CPAC ordinance, it would create three-member councils in each police district to work with the officers on crime prevention, community policing and restorative justice policies. When Taliaferro became chair of the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety, he expressed willingness to hold hearings on both ordinances, only to push them back several times — most recently in November. The next committee meeting is scheduled for Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. at the City Council Chambers, but the agenda for that meeting wasn’t uploaded by this issue’s deadline. There are internal deadlines built into the ordinances. If they are not voted on by June, they will automatically lapse. That wouldn’t prevent aldermen from re-introducing them again, but it would restart the process. And if the ordinance is not approved by spring, the council

The past two years have been good for West Side libraries: Austin, 5615 W. Race Ave., and North Austin, 5724 W North Ave., branch libraries went through refurbishment, while North Lawndale’s Douglass Branch Library, 3353 W. 13th St., went through more significant renovations. This year, it’s West Garfield Park’s turn. Legler Library, at 115 S. Pulaski Road, became a regional library last summer, but it was a soft conversion — extending weekday and Sunday hours. The Chicago Public Library system didn’t make a big deal of the change because the major renovations that would herald more significant changes are yet to come. Late last fall, Legler closed for renovations. When it reopens later this year, it will have an expanded children’s area, larger YouMedia teen multimedia space, the city library system’s first-ever, in-house art studio, more meeting rooms and more computers. Last year’s state capital bill included $600,000 to help move the Galewood-Mont Clare Branch Library from a single room at Rutherford-Sayre Park Fieldhouse, 6871 W. Belden Ave. to a larger location. But it’s not clear what, if anything, may happen on that front. Five Thirty One Partners LLC, which is redeveloping the former US Bank building at 6700 W. North Ave. and the neighboring parking lot at 6650 W. North Ave., expressed willingness to include the library branch on the first floor of the former, but that project isn’t expected to be finished until 2021. And CPL spokesperson Patrick Molloy made it clear that the library system isn’t committed to that location, and more funding may need to be secured to make a location possible. One change coming is that, by the end of the year, all branch libraries will get Sunday hours. Austin, North Lawndale, and West Humbold Park’s Richard M. Daley, 733 N. Kedzie Ave., branch libraries currently have Sunday hours to help make up for Legler’s closure, and those hours will continue once Legler reopens. North Austin and Austin’s West Chicago Avenue, 4856 W. Chicago Ave., branch libraries currently don’t have Sunday hours, and Molloy previously indicated that they want to space the expanded hours out to ensure that no one region would benefit more than the other, so that will likely take longer.

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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-HE4; Plaintiff, vs. REOLA JERNIGAN; MIDLAND FUNDING LLC; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ROBERT LEE JERNIGAN AKA ROBERT L. JERNIGAN, DECEASED; CONSTANCE JERNIGAN; THOMAS P. QUINN, AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF ROBERT LEE JERNIGAN AKA ROBERT L. JERNIGAN, DECEASED; Defendants, 18 CH 5964 Calendar 56 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, February 7, 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. 16-02-302-019-0000. Commonly known as 1119 North Springfield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651. 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. 18-010728

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FULTON STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60612 Property Index No. 16-12-309-0130000 The real estate is improved with a multi-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 twentyfour (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 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(g1). 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

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC DBA MR. COOPER; Plaintiff, vs. ROBIN CONNER; Defendants, 18 CH 13822 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, February 10, 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. 16-04-128-005-0000. Commonly known as 1245 North Lockwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651. 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. 18-030016 F2 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I3141562 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, -v.CAROLYN BOYD, PATRICIA A. AKERS, HSBC- ELMHURST, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 2017 CH 13496 3003 WEST FULTON STREET CHICAGO, IL 60612 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 6, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 10, 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 3003 WEST


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(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. 14-17-14678 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 2017 CH 13496 TJSC#: 39-7269 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 # 2017 CH 13496 I3142021

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 twentyfour (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 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(g1). 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 identifica-

tion 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. 14-19-05820 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 2019 CH 08979 TJSC#: 39-7350 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 08979 I3142015

For information call Mr. Michael B. Bregman at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Clark Hill PLC, 130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois 60601. 312-3602125. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I3141640

within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection For information call Ms. Mary E. Spitz at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Sottile & Barile, LLC, 11351 Pearl Road, Strongsville, Ohio 44136. (440) 5721512. ILF1905001 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I3141801

ments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g1). 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. 14-19-04416 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 2019 CH 05857 TJSC#: 39-7408 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 05857 I3142146

Property Index No. 16-23-228-042 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 twentyfour (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 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(g1). 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

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGE ASSETS MANAGEMENT SERIES I TRUST Plaintiff, -v.HUBERT HURD, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants 2019 CH 08979 3949 W MONROE ST CHICAGO, IL 60624 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 7, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 10, 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 3949 W MONROE ST, CHICAGO, IL 60624 Property Index No. 16-14-102-0020000 The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION PROXY INVESTMENTS LLC 5117-25 AUGUSTA SERIES AN ILLINOIS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AS ASSIGNEE OF URBAN PARTNERSHIP BANK, AS ASSIGNEE OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION AS RECEIVER FOR SHOREBANK; Plaintiff, vs. WILLIE C. GRIMES AS TRUSTEE UNDER TRUST AGREEMENT DATED NOVEMBER 9, 2005 AND KNOWN AS THE WILLIE C. GRIMES DECLARATION OF TRUST; WILLIE C. GRIMES INDIVIDUALLY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 18 CH 5711 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, February 10, 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. 16-04-416-001-0000. Commonly known as 5117-25 W. AUGUSTA BLVD., CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60651. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a multi-family residence. The successful purchaser is entitled to possession of the property only. The purchaser may only obtain possession of units within the multiunit property occupied by individuals named in the order of possession. The property may be made available for inspection by contacting Jim Paul at (815) 469-3800. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, Plaintiff, vs. BETTY MASON A/K/A BETTY C. MASON, Defendants, 19 CH 1700 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, February 24, 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. 16-22-200-035-0000. Commonly known as 1236 S KOLIN AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60623. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a multi-family residence. The successful purchaser is entitled to possession of the property only. The purchaser may only obtain possession of units within the multiunit property occupied by individuals named in the order of possession. 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. Ira T. Nevel at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Law Offices of Ira T. Nevel, 175 North Franklin Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606. (312) 357-1125. 19-00561 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I3142675 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION LENDINGHOME FUNDING CORPORATION; Plaintiff, vs. T.J. MORE, INC.; TREVOR DENSMORE; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 19 CH 7310 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, February 14, 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: Commonly known as 3840 West Fillmore Street, Chicago, IL 60624. P.I.N. 16-14-320-009-0000. 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 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, -v.RICARDO VILLALOVOS, CITY OF CHICAGO Defendants 2019 CH 05857 2313 S. HOMAN AVENUE CHICAGO, IL 60623 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 12, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 14, 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 2313 S. HOMAN AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60623 Property Index No. 16-26-212-0050000 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 twentyfour (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 assess-

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGE ASSETS MANAGEMENT SERIES 1 TRUST Plaintiff, -v.MARY BURKS NESBITT, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF CHICAGO, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, TERI STANLEY A/K/A TERI A. PETTY, UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JULIUS NESBITT, WILLIAM P. BUTCHER, AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR JULIUS NESBITT (DECEASED), VIVIAN R. NESBITT, PAM MITCHELL Defendants 2018 CH 09815 1552 S SAWYER AVE CHICAGO, IL 60623 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on June 28, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 10, 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 1552 S SAWYER AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60623


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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. 14-18-07088 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 2018 CH 09815 TJSC#: 40-31 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 # 2018 CH 09815 I3142123

Plaintiff, -v.ROMAN MORROW, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, NATIONAL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A., PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES, LLC, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 17 CH 1354 5808 W. IOWA ST. CHICAGO, IL 60651 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 28, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 5, 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 5808 W. IOWA ST., CHICAGO, IL 60651 Property Index No. 16-05-419-0330000; 16-05-419-027-0000 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $445,562.90. 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 twentyfour (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(g1). 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, JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125, Chicago, IL, 60606 (312) 541-9710. Please refer to file number 16-4402. 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. JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125 Chicago IL, 60606 312-541-9710 E-Mail: ilpleadings@johnsonblumberg.com Attorney File No. 16-4402 Attorney Code. 40342 Case Number: 17 CH 1354 TJSC#: 39-8263 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 1354 I3141888

0000 The real estate is improved with a brown brick, two story multi unit home with a detached two car 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 twentyfour (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(g1). 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 identifi-

cation 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. 264856 Attorney ARDC No. 61256 Attorney Code. 61256 Case Number: 18 CH 09239 TJSC#: 39-2183 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 09239 I3139613

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE ENCORE CREDIT RECEIVABLES TRUST 2005-2, ASSET-BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-2 Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN THURMOND, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants, 19 CH 179 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 Wednesday, February 19, 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. 16-23-129-029-0000. Commonly known as 1526 S. CENTRAL PARK AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60623. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a multi-family residence. The successful purchaser is entitled to possession of the property only. The purchaser may only obtain possession of units within the multiunit property occupied by individuals named in the order of possession. 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. Ira T. Nevel at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Law Offices of Ira T. Nevel, 175 North Franklin Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606. (312) 357-1125. 18-04740 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I3142076 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION WILMINGTON TRUST, NA, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO CITIBANK, N.A., TRUSTEE, IN TRUST FOR REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES 2007-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT CHANCERY DIVISION CILICI, LLC Plaintiff, -v.TORAMY CAMPBELL, CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A., URBAN PARTNERSHIP BANK Defendants 18 CH 09239 1342 NORTH MASSASOIT CHICAGO, IL 60651 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 27, 2019, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 25, 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 1342 NORTH MASSASOIT, CHICAGO, IL 60651 Property Index No. 16-05-220-018-

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