Posts Tagged “Chicago”

Bill Lipinski launches Op-Ed column

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Bill Lipinski launches Op-Ed column

Bill Lipinski launches Op-Ed column Former U.S. Congressman from Illinois William O. Lipinski writes Opinion Commentary columns here at Suburban Chicagoland, the online news website. Lipinski, (Dec. 22, 1937) was a member of the US House of Representatives from Illinois’ 5th district (D) from 3 January 1983 to 3 January 1993, succeeding John G. Fary and…

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong…

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Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs

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Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs

Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs The news media needs a reboot, especially in Chicagoland. I’m tired of seeing Chicago news dominate the TV stations in Chicago when the real news stories are out in the neighborhoods and in the suburbs. The TV News Media needs to change its focus on…

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Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater

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Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater

Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater GHOST GUN BY OLIVIA RIDLEY MAKES ITS DIGITAL PREMIERE AS PART OF “#ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE,” SHORT PLAY COMPETITION FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, DECEMBER 14 – 20 ON BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM. RIDLEY JOINS PULITZER PRIZE NOMINEE DAEL ORLANDER SMITH, TONY AWARD WINNER DAVID HENRY HWANG…

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Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally

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Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally

Candidates, Judges and community leaders address AADC online rally Arab Americans encouraged to be fully engaged in the November 3, 2020 General Election and to make their voices heard by the candidates, local government officials, and the news media. The 3 hour online Zoom Annual Rally for Candidates hosted by the Arab American Democratic Club…

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Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus

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Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus

Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot continues to turn her back on the rule of law and defending all of the city’s ethnic and racial groups, taking no action to punish ands identify individuals engaged in the destruction of statues including an attempted destruction of the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant…

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Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans

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Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans

Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans The Problem with the Arab American Community: Award winning journalist and communicator Ray Hanania talks about how the Arab American community can overcome the self-imposed failings to become successful. Many Arab Americans live here physically but are “mentally” still back home Podcast, July 21, 2020, Volume III, Episode. 11 Ray…

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Passing it on

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Passing it on

Passing it on Chicago water rate hike hits Bridgevew By Steve Metsch The Bridgeview Village Board had no choice but to pass on to residents a water rate hike imposed by Chicago, officials said. At the board’s July 1 meeting, village trustees voted 6-0 to increase the water rates by 2.75 percent. The new rates…

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Stop focusing on guns, focus on the criminals

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Stop focusing on guns, focus on the criminals

Stop focusing on guns, focus on the criminals If Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot would stop trying to be the icon of several “movements” and start acting like a leader who can recognize the real problems, maybe Chicago wouldn’t be making headlines every week with record shootings and a growing list of gun related fatalities. By…

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‘Sewing army’ at the ready

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‘Sewing army’ at the ready 19th Ward quilt shop among those on mask duty By Steve Metsch With Illinois residents  required to wear masks when out of the house – per the order of Gov. JB Pritzker – but you might have a hard time finding one for sale in a store. With that in…

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Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy

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Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy

Pritzker’s dystopian “Afraid New World” strategy Gov. Pritzker continues to hold his daily press conferences to update the public on the coronavirus, sometimes with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. And while they speak to the issues of fighting the virus, including social distancing, stay at home orders, and more, too often Pritzker and Lightfoot instead use…

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas and other Chicago-area elected officials urged the State of Illinois to give people more time to pay delinquent Cook County property taxes. More than 58,000 property owners must pay $188 million before May 8 Tax Sale, Pappas said….

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