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  • Homeless Shelter Will Have Home Through Winter

    The 65-bed REST emergency homeless center will remain open throughout the winter at two temporary locations. For the duration of the year, REST will remain at Epworth United Methodist Church. From January 1st through May 1st of next year, the shelter will move a mile west to Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster. REST was […]

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  • Lost & Found

    From Craigslist: Eye glasses found at 5416 n. Glenwood st. They are in the soft case, and are left at the porch of 5416 house. Reply to: comm-938814537@craigslist.org *photo not the glasses that were actually found

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  • Car Crash Kills 2 Edgewater Residents

    2 Chicago women killed, 2 hurt in DeKalb crash Two 70-year-old Chicago women were killed and two others injured Monday when their car struck a semitrailer truck head-on in icy conditions in DeKalb, officials said today.Killed were Sarah P. Conway and Mary T. Heidkamp, who both lived at St. Gertrude Parish in the Edgewater neighborhood […]

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  • Edgewater resident dies in Mumbai attacks

    According to the Chicago Tribune, Sandeep “Sam” Jeswani, 43, of 1400 block of West Berwyn Avenue died in the tragic terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Jeswani was a naturalized U.S. citizen and was in India for business. Six Americans were among the foreigners killed in the coordinated shooting rampage, according to The Associated Press. Our thoughts […]

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  • Live Greener

    Loyola University Chicago is hosting a series of workshops for the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods to increase awareness on how to live more environmentally-friendly while (keeping warm and) saving money. Tuesday, December 16th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. “Home Energy: Cutting your Fuel Costs” Simpson Multi-Purpose Room, 6333 N. Winthrop Avenue (at the corner of Winthrop & […]

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  • Edgewater, Beware

    Source: Chicago Journal A 29-year-old man was robbed by two men in their late teens or early 20s around 2:30 a.m. Nov. 15. The men pulled up to the victim in a maroon 2006 Kia. The victim told police that the men got out of the car and shoved him up against a wall. One […]

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  • Edgewater literacy program helps parents and children

    The Jane Adams Hull House Association offers a literacy program for parents and children to get a jump on learning English as a second language. The program, housed at the Edgewater Presbetarian Church on Bryn Mawr, not only helps infants, toddlers and preschool-age children learn to read, but also teaches parents how to reinforce lessons […]

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  • REST Shelter Closed

    According to this latest story, the REST shelter housed at Kenmore and Berwyn is set to close today. The city and Edgewater neighborhood were unable to find another location in the area as we previously reported. The men who depended on this shelter will be forced to locate to other shelters in Uptown or the […]

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  • Missing IIT Student Found Dead

    We regret to report that Benjamin Collen, the missing student we posted a bulletin about last Friday, has been found dead of asphyxia in a fraternity house on the IIT campus. The specific circumstances surrounding his death are still somewhat unclear. We would like to extend our sympathy to his family and friends at this […]

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  • 7-11 Robber Threepeats

    The robber whom we reported held up the 7-11 at 1700 W Foster in October has struck again for the THIRD time. This latest occurance happened on November 7th at approximately 3:45am.

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  • Area Student Disappearances Raise Concern

    The recent disappearance and mysterious drowning of Northwestern University student Trevor Boehm was a tragic event that I find very disturbing. Several years ago I read a story regarding numerous very similar incidents which have occurred in and around the upper Midwest. The Edgewater Crime Blotter has just learned that there is yet another frightening […]

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