47th Ward

Feral Cats

North Side’s 47th Ward Using Feral Cats To Catch Rats

To combat the rat problem in Chicago, one North Side ward is turning to alley cats.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

Ald. Ameya Pawar

Freshman Alderman Basks In Glow Of Historic Day

Nothing could dampen Ald. Ameya Pawar’s enthusiasm over his first city council meeting –not even his inability to get into his City Hall office because it wasn’t quite ready.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011


47th Ward Dem President Charged With Battery

The president of the 47th Ward Democratic Organization was arrested and charged Saturday morning with misdemeanor battery for allegedly striking a man in a bar on election night in February.


Ameya Pawar

47th Ward Winner Will Be First Indian-American Alderman

Northwestern University emergency management staffer Ameya Pawar defeated the handpicked candidate to replace Ald. Eugene Schulter (47th) Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011