Santa Claus stops at Lyons Village Hall

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Needy and disabled children celebrate Christmas in Cicero

Needy and disabled children celebrate Christmas in Cicero Rate this post The Cicero Police helped 30 needy families and families with children with disabilities celebrate Christmas at the…

Cicero responds to false allegations against Animal Shelter

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Orland Park salutes religious diversity in new campaign

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Interview with former Oak Lawn Mayor Dave Heilmann

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Newspaper Court Fight Tests Legal Strategy

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  • LifeRun Emergency Alert System gives help wherever you are November 13, 2014
    LifeRun Emergency Alert Systems offers you the peace of mind and fast medical assistance in an emergency It’s the only system that allows direct voice-to-voice communications from anywhere in your home It’s not enough to hope that someone reaches you in an emergency. You need to be sure. You need to know right away that […]
  • Q Restaurant in Orland Park offers a unique dining experience October 12, 2014
    Q Restaurant in Orland Park offers a unique dining experience By Ray Hanania Q Restaurant in Orland Park is a new Asian fusion that offers a mix of Vietnamese and French cuisine. The design of the restaurant’s dining room is very impressive and the food is even better. It not only offers a phenomenal menu […]
  • Saturday’s are always rough, especially with disrespectful people October 4, 2014
    Saturday’s are always rough, especially with disrespectful people By Ray Hanania The work week is rough but Saturdays are even worse. Seriously. Even though I get to sleep a little late, I wake up to Saturday morning cartoons and several episodes of my favorite series King of Queens with Leah Remini and what’s his name […]
  • Does anyone stand by their products any more? September 27, 2014
    Does anyone stand by their products any more? By Ray Hanania I vaguely remember when I was younger how my dad was purchasing a new console stereo for our home. It was a large piece of furniture about 5 feet long made of mahogany wood with two large speakers at each end and an AM/FM radio […]
Remembering that Southwest Gal, Judy Baar Topinka

Remembering that Southwest Gal, Judy Baar Topinka

Remembering that Southwest Gal, Judy Baar Topinka 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote By Ray Hanania Judy Baar Topinka was one of the most energetic public officials I met. What a nice person. She was always smiling, even at moments of controversy. She was optimistic and always…

Groundhog Day at the Illinois Tollway

Groundhog Day at the Illinois Tollway

Groundhog Day at the Illinois Tollway 4.00/5 (80.00%) 2 votes By Ray Hanania Like the Movie Groundhog Day, Donna Nagel of Alsip is going through same nightmare, but her five year hassle with the Illinois Tollway is taking its toll Have you ever seen the…

Illinois Senate Kills Cupcake Bill

Illinois Senate Kills Cupcake Bill Rate this post Cupcake Bill would have required more than $200 in license and fees…

Suit filed to Stop Term Limits, Redistricting Ballot Questions

Suit filed to Stop Term Limits, Redistricting Ballot Questions Rate this post Suit Alleges Term Limits and Independent Commissions for Redistricting Are “Unconstitutional” Illinois…

Five students honored in health essay contest hosted by Rep. Hernandez

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Illinois Mirror Calls Out Rich Miller For Deceit on Tax Issue

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Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service

Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service

Rate this post Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service By Ray Hanania In covering Chicagoland politics for nearly 40 years, you can imagine I’ve met a lot of politicians and government officials. Mayors, Congressmen, aldermen, county commissioners and local trustees and…

Community Leaders Discuss Foster’s Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Community Leaders Discuss Foster’s Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Rate this post Community Leaders Discuss Foster’s Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Aurora, IL – Today in Aurora Congressman Bill Foster was joined by community leaders for a discussion on prescription drug abuse and legislation he has introduced to combat the growing problem in…

Rep. Lipinski Announces New Federal Funding for Soundproofing of Homes around Midway Airport

Rep. Lipinski Announces New Federal Funding for Soundproofing of Homes around Midway Airport Rate this post Rep. Lipinski Announces New Federal Funding for Soundproofing of Homes around Midway…

Oberweis Still Waiting for Durbin to Crack Down on IRS Scandal

Oberweis Still Waiting for Durbin to Crack Down on IRS Scandal Rate this post Nearly a week after calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the…

HUD PROVIDES ADDITIONAL $4.6 MILLION FOR LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS IN ILLINOIS

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Brannigan and GOP candidates will make races interesting

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Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

Rate this post Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioners Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman and Joan Patricia Murphy along with leaders from the veterinary community…

Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

Rate this post   Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance   Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioners Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman and Joan Patricia Murphy along with leaders from the…

Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s unincorporated areas

Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s unincorporated areas Rate this post Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s…

Clerk’s Office blasts Chicago Sun-Times, defends promotions of seasoned and highly qualified employees

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When it comes to hearts, Christ Hospital Med Center has “Golden Touch”

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Work on I-55 at Des Plaines River Near Channahon has resumed

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Needy and disabled children celebrate Christmas in Cicero

Needy and disabled children celebrate Christmas in Cicero

Rate this post The Cicero Police helped 30 needy families and families with children with disabilities celebrate Christmas at the annual Children’s Christmas “Shop with a Cop” Charity drive. Each year the Cicero Police use donations from local businesses and money raised from within their…

Mayor candidate Fioretti vows to restore Chicago’s diversity Emanuel abandoned

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Corazon Community Services/ Cease Fire Cicero Mural Unveiling Event

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Mayor Getty Brings the Kelly Miller Circus Back to Lyons

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Larry Dominick, Cicero Voters Alliance, and 20 defendants to seek recovery of legal fees against Juan Ochoa and attorney Frank Avila

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From the Right: Declaring for the next election

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I owe Jane Byrne for launching my journalism career

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I owe Jane Byrne for launching my journalism career 5.00/5 (100.00%) 2 votes Chicago Mayor Jane M. Byrne, who died on Thursday Nov. 13, 2014, was Chicago’s first female elected chief executive and the 41st mayor of the City of Chicago. The turbulence of her politics…

Webb discusses candidacy for 10th Ward Chicago alderman

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How much influence did Liz Gorman & suburbs have in Rauner victory?

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From the Right: Quick Takes on the Illinois Elections

Rate this post Sen. Dick Durbin’s election was close (by his margins), Democrat control of…

From the Right: Why Last Night Wasn’t A Republican Wave in Illinois

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