Posts Tagged “Mayor Steve Landek”

New police vehicle

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New police vehicle

New police vehicle Bridgeview board sets Treasure Days for September By Steve Metsch The Bridgeview Police Department will soon get a 2021 Ford utility vehicle. The village board at its Feb. 3 meeting unanimously approved paying Morrow Brothers Ford in downstate Greenfield $35,470 for a “police interceptor utility all-wheel drive vehicle.” Trustee Norma Pinion said…

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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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Revamping SeatGeek site

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Revamping SeatGeek site

Revamping SeatGeek site Bridgeview hopes it improves promoting events By Steve Metsch The Bridgeview Village Board has approved a contract to upgrade the website of SeatGeek Stadium, which, it hopes, will be easier for visitors to navigate and be better used to promote events. The board on June 3 unanimously approved the agreement with Americaneagle.com….

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Growing cannabis in Bridgeview

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Growing cannabis in Bridgeview

Growing cannabis in Bridgeview Board approves two permits; state OK needed  By Steve Metsch Two proprietors have cleared the first hurdles that may result in each opening a marijuana growing business in the village of Bridgeview. Village trustees have voted 6-0 in favor approving the two special-use permits needed. Jose Ibarra wants to open a…

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Restaurant owner says thanks

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Restaurant owner says thanks

Restaurant owner says thanks Treats Bridgeview village workers to luncheon  By Steve Metsch A Bridgeview restaurant owner and board member of The Mosque Foundation treated village employees to a luncheon as way to say thanks. Kalid Baste has owned the Al Bawadi Grill, 7216 W. 87th St., for 13 years. He’s also been a longtime…

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Keeping their distance

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Keeping their distance Virus caution: Bridgeview trustees sit far apart  By Steve Metsch The Bridgeview Village Board had a new look at its most recent meeting. There are no new trustees. Nor was the meeting room redecorated. Rather, the six trustees, mayor, clerk and attorney were spread out. “It’s because of the corona virus,” village…

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NIU Huskies to take on BYU at SeatGeek Stadium this Fall

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NIU Huskies to take on BYU at SeatGeek Stadium this Fall

NIU Huskies to take on BYU at SeatGeek Stadium this Fall 2020 Huskie Chi-Town Showdown Set for Saturday, October 24 at Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium. The Northern Illinois University Huskies will take on the BYU Cougars at SeatGeek Stadium in the 2020 Huskie Chi-Town Showdown on Saturday, October 24, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean…

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Waiting is over for Daly

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Waiting is over for Daly Longtime Bridgeview firefighter named chief By Steve Metsch When he was a kid, Michael Daly wanted to be a firefighter. “It’s something that always interested me. I liked how it was challenging and exciting,” he recalled. “I like that you can have an impact on the people around you. It’s…

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Warehouses for Bridgeview

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Warehouses for Bridgeview Nearly 1 million square feet to be available By Steve Metsch The village of Bridgeview will be getting two warehouses at the northeast corner of 79thStreet and Harlem Avenue. At its July 18 meeting, the board approved a letter of understanding between Sponte Sales, doing business as Hawk “This is the sale…

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Hard work rewarded in Bridgeview

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Hard work rewarded in Bridgeview Linden is new fire battalion chief  By Steve Metsch After nearly three decades working for the Bridgeview Fire Department, Ed Linden has a new title. Linden, 52, was promoted from lieutenant to battalion chief at the July 18 meeting of the Bridgeview Village Board. He is one of three battalion…

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More than hot dogs

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More than hot dogs “Top Chef” ups food ante at Toyota Park By Steve Metsch If you get hungry at Toyota Park while attending a Chicago Fire game, there’s now more than hot dogs or nachos to choose from. The makers of “Top Chef,” a TV series on Bravo Media, now have a concession stand…

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Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park

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Bridgeview rededicates Muehe Park Resident made “ultimate sacrifice” in Vietnam in ’69 By Steve Metsch John Rigo never met Mark Muehe, but they have the Vietnam War in common. Both served there in the Army. And the heart of Rigo, a Vietnam veteran who survived, goes out to the family of Muehe, a veteran who…

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