Posts Tagged “Mayor Sergio Rodriguez”

Summit parking woes

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Summit parking woes

Summit parking woes Couple takes troubles to the village board By Steve Metsch Parking is at a premium in Summit. And few know that better than Danny Spataro and Daniele Drain-Tinder. After getting no help from their landlord, the couple brought its case to the Summit Village Board on Sept. 16. They live in an…

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Summit to get parking

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Summit to get parking

Summit to get parking Demolition frees up much-needed space  By Steve Metsch Much-needed parking may soon be available for businesses along Archer Road in Summit Using grant money received earlier this year, the village board voted unanimously Monday night to spend $10,000 to acquire a burned-out apartment building at 7641 West 61stPlace. “This is the…

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Summit honors Kurcz

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Summit honors Kurcz

Summit honors Kurcz Firehouse named for family that donated land By Steve Metsch An honor that was 20 years in the making has finally happened in Summit. At the urging of Mayor Sergio Rodriguez, the current village administration decided to dedicate the firehouse at 7339 W. 59th St. to the people who made it possible,…

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Railroad flyover discussed

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Railroad flyover discussed

Railroad flyover discussed Plan would have impact on Summit By Steve Metsch Reducing the risk of potential accidents, along with ending delays in commuter railroad service, are goals of a proposed “flyover” that could be built from Harlem Avenue alongside the canal to Willow Springs. It’s all part of sweeping rail improvements proposed by the…

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Railroad “flyover” discussed

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Railroad “flyover” discussed

Railroad “flyover” discussed Proposal would cut risks, move Summit businesses By Steve Metsch Reducing the risk of potential accidents, along with ending delays in commuter railroad service, are goals of a proposed “flyover” that could be built west of Summit Park. It’s all part of sweeping rail improvements proposed by the Illinois Department of Transportation…

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New ambulance in Summit

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New ambulance in Summit

New ambulance in Summit Automated lift among many improvements By Steve Metsch It took a few moments, but Summit firefighters were able to figure out how to operate an automated, self-loading stretcher during a demonstration to a visitor. Hey, it takes a while to learn all the bells and whistles in their new ambulance. They…

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