Monday, January 7, 2013
Local races take shape for April 9 election. Mayor faces challenger, Dist 124 has one seat left to be filled.
The last day nominating petitions were accepted to get on the ballot for the April 9 consolidated election was Dec. 26. Four incumbents and two new candidates have filed to run for the Evergreen Park Village Board. James Sexton is seeking re-election, and Shawn Good has announced her bid for mayor. Catherine Aparo has filed for re-election as village clerk. Carol Kyle and Mark Phelan are the incumbents filing for trustee positions. Trustee Jerry Bosch has decided not to run in the upcoming April elections. Dan McKeown has filed for his seat. All except Good are members of the Good Government Party. Evergreen Park village trustees run at large and are voted for by all residents in the village. The library board has three full-term, six-…
Friday, July 1, 2011
Author Todd Franiuk shared stories from his book about his five-year baseball stadium road trip during a stop on Thursday night at the Evergreen Park Library.
Chicago-area natives Todd Franiuk, Matthew Hart and Sofoklis "Nick" Nikiforos decided on a night drive to their alma mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to go on a major league baseball stadium tour that took them across the country in five years. "It took maybe 12 minutes to decide that we were doing this," Franiuk said. The three men visited all 30 major league baseball stadums and wrote their stories in A bLISTful Five Years: The Baseball Stadium Tour. Franiuk discussed the book and his experience in an event at the Evergreen Park Library on Thursday night. He recounted tales from his most-favorite and least-favorite stadiums to his grading system to funny stories like getting lost trying to find the way in to Olympic…
Friday, May 27, 2011
A daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
Veterans, Visitors Moved by Vietnam Memorial Replica Acclaimed Author Steve Berry Talks Turning Faliure into Success Family of Hayley Pelock Aims to Create Memorial Scholarship Gas Leak Closes Lincoln Elementary, Sickens Teachers, Kids