Community Safety Handbook 

Community safety is a priority for Beverly/Morgan Park residents. Use and share this information with your family and neighbors. Thanks to the Chicago Police Department 22nd District,, and the […]

Community Input Leads to Strategic Plan 

  By Gary Jenkins  As we begin the year, we must recognize that although we have made strides in getting back to normal, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Delta and Omicron variants at work, health officials warn […]

First Stop: Commuter Safety  

  By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison   Metra’s historic Rock Island commuter train runs through the heart of Beverly/Morgan Park community, with seven station stops within the two-mile stretch between 91st   Street and 115th Street. A survey conducted in 2018, showed local ridership numbered over 3,000 commuters.   Due to the pandemic, ridership has been down, but with […]

School Safety  

By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison   Summer is over and children are already back in school. As students attend in-person school, parents should remain mindful that we are still dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, the emergence of the Delta variant continues to be of […]

Longwood Drive Bike Lanes and Safety 

By Anne Alt  It seems that some folks in the neighborhood a a bit confused by the new markings on Longwood Drive. The markings simply formalize the usage that’s been in place for years.   New lines […]

Summer Safety 

Summer Safety  By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison  Summer is upon us and, with the end of school near, vacations, and warmer weather, it’s time to head outside and enjoy our neighborhood.   Unlike last year when we all […]

IRS Tax Scams 

  By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison  Once the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it did not take long for scammers and fraudsters to apply their trade. Pandemic-related scams range from telephone and email scams to unemployment insurance fraud, to the most […]

Preventing Property Fraud 

  By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison  Chicago communities – including Beverly/Morgan Park — have experienced problems with property fraud, most commonly when squatters occupy vacant homes. Although there are not a lot of vacant properties in our community, several […]