Posts Tagged “Southwest suburbs”

Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

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Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau doesn’t want you to talk about the FACT that he has taken the $150,000 salary that he criticized every year since he has been elected. That’s $600,000 collected from Orland Park Taxpayers over the past four years. Instead, Pekau misleadingly claims…

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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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Newman continues to lead Republican challenger

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Newman continues to lead Republican challenger

Newman continues to lead Republican challenger Polls claim that the gap between Marie Newman, who unseated seven term Congressman Dan Lipinski in the March 2020 Democratic Primary election, and her Republican rival Mike Fricilone, is narrowing. but the district is strongly Democratic with an even stronger conservative edge. Not electing Newman to office would be…

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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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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials Lipinski Campaign Announces Sweeping Endorsements from Municipal Leaders Across Third Congressional District. Endorsements span nearly every municipality in the 3rd Congressional District Building on his reputation as a problem solver who gets things done for the municipalities he represents, Congressman Dan Lipinski today announced endorsements from 28 mayors across…

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs If you are planning a celebration, there is no better place to do it over dinner than at one of the best restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, 94 West Restaurant, which is best known for its phenomenal steaks and seafood menus. 94 West boasts…

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Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley

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Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley

Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley Continue your education, earn a certificate or learn for fun this fall at Moraine Valley Community College. Registration is underway for the fall 2019 semester, which starts Aug. 19 with credit classes on the main campus. Credit classes at the Education Center at Blue Islandand Tinley Park…

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting By Ray Hanania The shooting of a teenager at the Orland Park Mall on Monday evening (6:45 PM) Jan. 21, 2019 raises questions as to whether or not the mall should impose restrictions to help prevent future gun-related violence. One person was killed and another…

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Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

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Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing By Bob Bong In 1996, Home Owners Bargain Outlet rose out of the ashes of the Handy Andy bankruptcy. The chain of discount home improvement stores eventually grew to seven including locations at 8716 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn and 1693 Plainfield Road in Crest Hill. Other…

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LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant

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LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant

LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant Lipinski Announces Grant for Pillars Community Health in La Grange Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the Pillars Community Health Center in La Grange has been awarded a federal grant through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  The organization will receive $243,200 to help expand…

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots The hidden Southwest SuburbanChicagoland stories of Seymour Hersh, in Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, and his publication of his own small community newspaper, revealed in his blockbuster new book “Reporter” By Ray Hanania Biographies of award-winning journalist #SeymourHersh leave out a very significant aspect of his career that he describes as having…

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District Community activist Celina Villanueva was named Monday night as the new State Representative for the 21st Illinois House district to fill the vacancy created when State Rep. Silvana Tabares who resigned to accept appointment as alderman of Chicago’s 23rd Ward. Villanueva, a youth engagement activist…

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