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Cook County Commissioner Reyes, Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsor “Hurting in Silence” anti-bullying seminar on 3/29

By at March 23, 2011 | 3:02 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Commissioner Reyes, Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsor “Hurting in Silence” anti-bullying seminar on 3/29

Cook County Commissioner Edwin Reyes and the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues join forces  on Tuesday March, 29th to sponsor "Hurting in Silence, Breaking the Barrier", an anti-bullying seminar. The event, which runs from 1 pm to 3 pm, will take place at the Mirta Ramirez Computer Science Charter School, 1711 N. California Avenue in Chicago. Special guest more...

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Board of Review Commissioner Cabonargi to host property tax appeal seminar on 3/28

By at March 21, 2011 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

Board of Review Commissioner Cabonargi to host property tax appeal seminar on 3/28

On Monday, March 28th at 6:30 PM at the Copernicus Center located at 5216 West Lawrence Avenue, Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold a seminar with State Senator John Mulroe (10th District), Alderman Tim Cullerton (38th Ward), Alderman John Rice (36th Ward), Alderman Pat Levar (45th Ward), State Representative Joe Lyons (19th District), more...

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Cook County Sheriff’s online education program for inmates graduates seven

By at March 18, 2011 | 9:03 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriff’s online education program for inmates graduates seven

Seven young men charged with non-violent crimes who were just a few credit hours away from receiving their high school diplomas will receive them today after finishing course work online at the Cook County Jail, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced. A graduation ceremony is set for 3:00 p.m. today (March 18, 2011) in the Jury Assembly Room at the Cook County Criminal more...

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Cook County Sheriff’s Patrol Officer helps deliver baby

By at March 14, 2011 | 1:07 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Sheriff’s Patrol Officer helps deliver baby

A Cook County Sheriff’s Police officer on routine patrol assisted in the emergency delivery of a baby, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Monday. Officer Michael Kizaric was in the process of conducting a traffic stop around 4 p.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of Archer and Lockwood Avenues in Stickney, when he was approached by Jonathan Martinez, 31, of Chicago.  more...

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Former north suburban waste collection agency director tied to $900,000 theft

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

Former north suburban waste collection agency director tied to $900,000 theft

The former executive director of a public agency that manages garbage collection for more than  20 north and northwest suburbs has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 in funds from the agency over a four-year period, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced on Friday, March 11th. Christopher Brooke Beal, 47, of Chicago, served as executive more...

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Cook County Sheriffs Police indict millionaire hedge fund trader for perjury

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriffs Police indict millionaire hedge fund trader for perjury

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Chicago man accused of perjuring himself in court, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Thursday. Mikhail Malyshev, 41, of the 100 block of Garrison Avenue in Wilmette was indicted on two counts of perjury, a class 3 felony, and appeared in bond court on Wednesday. The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Financial Crimes more...

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Olympic athlete, 14 college graduates among new graduates of Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

Olympic athlete, 14 college graduates among new graduates of Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy

A member of two U.S. Olympic teams, two former teachers, a retired fire lieutenant and 14 college graduates were among the 45 cadets to graduate from the Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy, marking the beginning of their law enforcement careers as correctional officers based at the Cook County Jail. Sheriff Thomas J. Dart presided over the ceremonies on 3/9 more...

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Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins to help seniors file for senior property tax exemption

By at March 8, 2011 | 12:48 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins to help seniors file for senior property tax exemption

Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins (1st) along with Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios’ office is sponsoring assistance days to help Cook County seniors living in the First District complete the applications for the senior property tax exemption and senior property tax freeze.  The deadline was extended by Assessor Berrios until March 22nd so that all more...

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Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners pass 2011 Cook County budget

By at February 26, 2011 | 8:10 am | 0 Comment

Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners pass 2011 Cook County budget

Working through the day and into the night, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the FY2011 budget with an unanimous vote. The budget represents the first steps of a restructuring of County finances and a long-term plan that will address the structural budget deficit and lay the groundwork for that more...

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Cook County Assessor Berrios Mails Property Tax Exemption Applications to Seniors

By at February 8, 2011 | 1:02 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Assessor Berrios Mails Property Tax Exemption Applications to Seniors

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios was joined by city and county officials on Monday to announce a massive mailing targeted at Senior Citizen homeowners who must now re-apply to receive an annual reduction in their property taxes. “It’s critical in the coming days that seniors watch for the Senior Citizen Exemption application in the mail,” Assessor Berrios more...

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