Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A series of interviews and open forums awaits the three candidates.
Three finalists have been selected in Prairie State College’s search for a new president. READ: Prairie State College President to Retire in August The three finalists are (click on the names for more information): In addition to interviews, the three candidates will participate in a series of open forums set to begin April 2. The entire schedule will be posted on the PSC website beginning Monday, March 25. Get in on the action. Join Patch today.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The go-to guide for all the information Heights residents need to know for Election Day.
For the past several months, you've watched as we followed Jesse Jackson Jr.'s (D) elusive behavior and eventual diagnosis with Bipolar II Disorder—and the responses of opponents Marcus Lewis (I) and Brian Woodworth (R). You've also seen Lewis' critical response to a leaked audio recording of a pastor's phone conversation with Congressman Jackson—and the media. Let's not forget that, among the fray, JJJ has some issues with the FBI looming over his burdened shoulders. Slightly lesser known has been the race of incumbent Toi Hutchinson (D) against opponent Robert "Tuck" Marshall (R) for the 40th District Senate. For several weeks now, Sen. Hutchinson has been blogging her political progress exclusively on Patch. Marshall is coming back from…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Facebook crowd had plenty to say about the president and the governor this past week. They also had a pretty neat suggestion for the coolest place in the Heights.
President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney went head-to-head in their second debate last week, and as usual there were plenty of utterances of "that's not true" and "good question." I decided to post a couple of quotes from the debate as it was in progress, the first being from Romney: "Trade. I'm gonna crack down on China. President Bush didn't." Monica SanMiguel responded, "Obama rightly points out that Romney is MUCH more conservative than George W. Bush ever was, especially on social issues. On economic issues, Bush and Romney are on par in hurting the middle class." Then I posted the following quote from Obama: "Governor, you're the last person that's going to crack down on China." The first comment was from Jared …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
A Patch blogger says the presidential candidate needs to focus on Illinois instead of Missouri.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Once a kid from a Beacon Hill, Wendell Mosby got to stand next to the President of the United States recently.