Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Several school board candidates spoke to the Journal & Topics Newspaper about hazing.
Wednesday, March 27
Maine Township High School District 207 School Board candidates sounded off about hazing to the Journal and Topics Newspaper recently. Jeff Spero said the Maine West incident could have been prevented if alleged hazing incidents that occurred in the past were handled appropriately. Eldon Burk told the paper that the school district needs to educate kids and staff on the issue. Mary Childers said younger children need to learn how to communicate with words instead of violence. Jin Lee said parents need to get involved and be educated on the subject matter as well. Candidates Margaret McGrath, Carla Owen and Sean Story were not able to attend the interview, the newspaper reports.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Des Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan endorsed Third Ward Alderman Matt Bogusz in his candidacy for mayor at a fundraising event on Wednesday. Moylan was elected to represent Illinois 55th House District on Nov. 6.
A “surprise event chairperson” at Matt Bogusz’s fundraiser for his mayoral campaign turned out to be Mayor of Des Plaines and state representative-elect Marty Moylan. The event took place at Via Roma, 686 Lee St., on Dec. 5. In an interview with Patch, Moylan said he told Bogusz’s supporters that he endorsed him because he wanted the policies established during his administration to continue. “Naturally, I love the City of Des Plaines, and, when I made the decision to run, and then I won, I was concerned about how I would leave, who would I leave to continue to carry on the positive programs that we have done in the last four years,” Moylan said. “And there was a clear choice that I will endorse Matt Bogusz to continue this legacy of good…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The hashtag #ObamaHQ is a happy one Tuesday night as supporters gather at McCormick Place.
Follow along on Twitter as supporters rally online and in person.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Tuesday's round two between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney is Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. Central Time. The town-hall style debate will be moderated by CNN’s Candy Crowley. Patch will liveblog the event for local readers.
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 16. The debate is at Hofstra University in New York and will be moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley. In the first debate, the candidates focused on domestic issues, including the economy and taxes, health care reform and the role of government. This second debate between the candidates is a town hall-style debate, including questions from the audience. It will focus on both domestic and international issues and will include questions from voters. The tradition of holding live town hall debates for presidential candidates began in 1992 and has since proved to be one of the biggest challenges for debaters. Taking questions from the …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
A roundup of the region’s major developments for Tuesday, April 5.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Your One-Stop Election Day Guide. Wilmette Site Sees 12% of Early Voters in Cook County. Updated: More Than 60 People Sickened in Retirement Home Virus Outbreak. Police Blotter: Man Allegedly Exposed Himself at Walker Bros.
Monday, March 14, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday March 14.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: VIDEO: Local Dems Join Thousands Protesting in Madison VIDEO: Yang Talks Murder Details with Best Friend on Wiretap Early Voting Begins Today VIDEO: New Trier Hockey Wins at United Center