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  • Races take shape for Arlington Heights board, schools and park district Dec 23, 2014 10:30 AM
    Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board.

     
  • No challengers so far in Elk Grove Village board race Dec 19, 2014 5:36 PM
    So far no challengers have lined up to face the three longest-serving trustees on the Elk Grove Village board. Incumbent Trustees James Petri, Sam Lissner and Nancy Czarnik filed nomination papers this week for re-election.

     
  • Five candidates vie for three Schaumburg library seats Dec 16, 2014 4:37 PM
    There will be a contested race for the Schaumburg Township District Library board April 7, with five candidates already having filed for three available seats. Filing their nominating papers Monday were incumbents Julie Wroblewski Bosshart and Nick Scipione of Schaumburg and newcomers Theresa “Terry” Seyring and Jillian Bernas of Schaumburg and Lisa Trousdale of Hanover Park.

     
  • Carol Stream library trustees sworn in two weeks early May 2, 2013 1:35 PM
    Can Carol Stream have two library boards at the same time? Wednesday marked yet another unusual twist in what has become one of DuPage County's most unusual political sagas, when the newly elected board was sworn in two weeks earlier than scheduled — all in an attempt to prevent the outgoing board from trying to sell a 7.5-acre piece of property once intended for a new library.

     
  • Zyck grateful for support and trust Apr 22, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Greg Zyck is grateful for the support he got running for the Arlington Heights library board, and pledges he will take the responsibility very seriously.

     
  • New regime at Carol Stream Library, but old challenges remain Apr 12, 2013 8:10 PM
    With a new board majority set to be sworn into office, more changes could be on the horizon at the Carol Stream Public Library. But this time, it's likely the new board will just be changing back some of what the current board put in place since taking power nine months ago.

     
  • 464 candidates who could run the Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 5:30 AM
    What’s at stake today in the Northwest suburbs? In all, 464 candidates competing, or not, for 369 seats in local government. “If you are looking at the quality of your life, local elections are more important than state elections and even national elections,” said Paul Green, director of the Institute of Politics at Roosevelt University.

     
  • Zyck, Brody Garkisch eager to start work on Arlington Hts. library board Apr 10, 2013 12:17 AM
    Joan Brody Garkisch and Greg Zyck will be the two newest members of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board, according to unofficial vote totals on Tuesday. “I’m just so thrilled that enough people in the village trusted me to step up and help this library,” Zyck said. “I’m so looking forward to helping them continue the success they’ve had.”

     
  • Bergman, DeBartolo win seats on Sugar Grove Library Board Apr 9, 2013 11:45 PM
    Despite enduring much criticism from the public back in 2011 for firing a longtime library director, Sugar Grove Library Board incumbent Bob Bergman won another 6-year term Tuesday night with 894 votes, according to unofficial results. Ed DeBartolo of Montgomery won the other 6-year term and was actually the top vote-getter, earning 1,065 votes. Write-in candidate Pat Graceffa received 421 votes.

     
  • All 3 challengers win Bartlett library board race Apr 10, 2013 2:50 PM
    The three challengers appear to have defeated the lone incumbent in the Bartlett Public Library District board race. With all seven precincts reporting, unofficial results show newcomers Ed Novak and Dave Barry led the way with 897 votes and 831 votes, respectively. Francine Byron held onto the third and final spot with 394 votes, edging out two-term incumbent Thomas Perkins.

     
  • Moylan, Kruger and Harkin to take Elgin library posts Apr 9, 2013 11:09 PM
    Embattled Trustee Randy Hopp was ousted while two newcomers were elected and one incumbent re-elected to the Gail Borden Public Library board in Elgin, according to unofficial vote tallies Tuesday night. Incumbent Susan Moylan was the top vote-getter. Newcomers Elizabeth Kruger and Patricia Harkin also were elected.

     
  • Carol Stream voters pick new voices for library board Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    Nine months ago, a new majority took control of the Carol Stream Library Board and proceeded to fire the director, put land that once was intended for a new library up for sale, and censure an opposition board member. Now, that censured board member and four other candidates on his slate will take back control of the board.

     
  • Longtime Arlington Hts. library trustee makes picks Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Richard Frisbie, who served o the arlington Hts. Memorial Library board for many years, said he favors Joan Brody Garkisch and Tiana Brazzale for the two open seats on the board.

     
  • Let’s put Zyck on the library board Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "As library trustee (Greg Zyck) wants to help the library continue to adapt to the cyber world, make certain the entire community knows all the great services the library offers, and make the library an even better place," writes Ray Berry.

     
  • We have the right to vote -- so let’s use it Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "Men and women who have served in our military over the many generations have made incredible sacrifices to ensure our right to vote, so ... let's double the number of voters who will vote on April 9th since our last election cycle," writes Will Beiersdorf.

     
  • Please put Zyck on the library board Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Florian Wasik of Arlington Heights is enthusiastic about Greg Zyck running for the Arlington Heights library board.

     
  • Brody Garkisch will be good for library Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Peggy Kelly is supporting Joan Brody Garkisch for Alrington Hts. library trustee. "In our work together I've witnessed first hand Joan's ability to attend to details while keeping the big picture in mind," she writes.

     
  • Zyck has ‘a passion for public service’ Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: I encourage Arlington Heights residents to vote for Greg Zyck for Arlington Heights Public Library Board trustee," writes Lesley Ury.

     
  • Carol Stream Library board race grows increasingly bitter Apr 2, 2013 6:12 PM
    Libraries are supposed to be quiet places, but in Carol Stream, the local library is ground zero for one of the most contentious elections this year in DuPage County. Voters will get to choose from 10 candidates — running on two slates — for five positions. The outcome will determine the direction the library takes for the 39,000 residents it serves.

     
  • See rebroadcast of Arlington Hts. candidate forum Mar 26, 2013 8:38 PM
    Viewers can see a rebroadcast of the March 16 forum for Arlington Heights mayoral, trustee and library candidates on YouTube or local cable television.

     
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