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Area 14 May Install Cameras Starting Today

Residents who live within the boundaries of Special Service Area 14 will be greeted in the new year with security cameras.Joe Polikaitis, the director of Special Service Area 14, said the long-awaited cameras will begin being installed on Jan. 6.ÒIt’s moving slower than I wanted to,” said Polikaitis. ÒBut the design had to be changed…

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New Year To Bring In New Laws for 2012

More than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, went into effect on Jan. 1, according to state Sen. Christine Radogno (R-41st). ÒThough many Illinois residents may not realize it, every Jan. 1 hundreds of new laws take effect in Illinois. While some of the measures will have a greater impact…

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Bridgeview Courthouse To Close Weekends

Bridgeview Courthouse will be closed on weekends. The decision comes at a time when the county looks to save money from every option. With the closings, couples who wish to marry or have a civil union before a judge on Saturdays and Sundays will have to go to the County Building at 119 W. Randolph…

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Burbank Dist. 111 Sets Goals For New Year

Burbank School District 111 will begin the new year with new strategic planning goals in mind. The goals keep the best interest of the students in mind, but also work to improve communication among residents and non-parent residents of Burbank. Board members say they want to help develop a strong communication strategy and community engagement…

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All for Technology, But at What Price?

In the rare moment when my son and I actually communicate the old fashioned way, by speech, and we’re not texting, e-mailing, sending photographs or playing games on the Wii or XBox Connect systems, he asked me something that made me think. ÒDad, did you know that my iPad is more powerful than all the…

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Outrageous Actions By Sears and Gov. Quinn

The Illinois legislature and Gov. Pat Quinn said they would do everything they could to keep jobs in Illinois, that’s why they had to bail out Sears, saying they feared the Hoffman Estate’s based company would leave Illinois. The truth was that Sears was never going to leave Illinois, just close their corporate headquarters in…

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Opposition to Marquette Plan

Some Teachers, Parents Are Against Scheduled ‘Turnaround’ Status A press conference held on Dec. 22 at Marquette Elementary School, 6550 S. Richmond Ave., addressed the proposed turnaround slated for the school. Speaking at the press conference were teachers, parents and community activists who pinpointed what they consider to be the real problems with the Chicago…