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  • Endorsements: Harkin, Kruger, Moylan for Gail Borden Library trustee Mar 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endoses candidates Patricia Harkin, Elizabeth Kruger, and Susan Moylan for the Gail Borden Public Library Board.

     
  • Put Brody Garkisch on the library board Mar 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Monica Benz of Arlington Hts. says her vote for library board will go to Joan Brody Garkisch. "Blending her expertise in securing public grant monies with her understanding of the importance of providing forward thinking library service to the community make her the right person," she writes.

     
  • Good coach will be good library trustee Mar 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Roger A. Van Wazer of Arlington Heights has known Greg Zyck as a youth basketball coach and says Zyck will bring the same right ideas to the library board.

     
  • Joan Brody Garkisch

    Arlington Hts. library candidates discuss future direction Mar 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Is it about books or about technology? Arlington Heights Memorial Library board candidates dug into what a library's role should be at a weekend forum. Four hopefuls are running for two open spots.

     
  • Greg Zyck a good fit for library board Mar 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Anne Marie Gerhardt is enthusiastic about candidate Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Library board. "Greg is a longtime resident and family man who deeply cares about our community, especially the services many of us take advantage of, such as our great library," she writes.

     
  • Arlington Heights candidate forum March 16 Feb 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidates for Arlington Heights village president, village trustee and library board trustee will participate in a candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove on Saturday, March 16. The candidate forum begins at 9:30 a.m. at Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

     
  • The Carol Stream Library Trustee Jim Bailey, right, pleads his case Wednesday as Trustee Dominick Jeffrey listens Wednesday. The board censured Bailey.

    Carol Stream library board censures trusteeJan 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    With a hotly contested election just months away, the fractured Carol Stream Public Library board censured one of its members Wednesday — perhaps triggered by statements he made in a Daily Herald article. In the Jan. 9 article, Trustee Jim Bailey called former library employee Elaine Wierdak — the longtime girlfriend of Trustee Dominick Jeffrey -- “a patsy.”

     
  • 5 Carol Stream library candidates stay on ballot Jan 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Five candidates slated by the Support the Library group will stay on the April 9 ballot in a contentious Carol Stream library board race, despite objections to their nominating petitions. The objections were filed by Elaine Wierdak, a former circulation desk clerk and coordinator at the library, who argued in a lawsuit that her employment was wrongfully terminated in April 2009.

     
  • 4 candidates interested in Arlington Heights library board Dec 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    There will be two open seats on the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board for the April 9 consolidated municipal election and four candidates have already picked up nominating packets.

     
  • Good luck. Schaumburg Twp. library trustees Apr 18, 2011 12:00 AM
    I offer my sincere congratulations to the newly elected Schaumburg Township District Library trustees Julie Wroblewski Bosshart, Debby Miller and Nicholas Scipione. The Schaumburg Township voters have placed their trust in the newly elected trustees and I would hope that the trustees will spend the taxpayers’ dollars wisely, the same as if they were spending their own funds.

     
  • St. Charles Library incumbents re-elected Apr 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Messenger Library Trustee Dominick Leo lost, but both incumbents were re-elected in the St. Charles library race.

     
  • Debby Miller

    Miller, Scipione, Bosshart for Schaumburg library Apr 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    Voters chose three candidates for the Schaumburg Township District Library board Tuesday who shared a common vision for the library's future. The odd man out was former trustee Richard Hetzer, who pushed an alternative vision for the library.

     
  • Bonnie Hulke

    Hulke, Carl win Poplar Creek library seats Apr 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    Challenger Bonnie Hulke beat out incumbent Cheryl Domokos for a seat on the Poplar Creek Library Board, unofficial results show. With 44 of 45 precincts reporting, incumbent Patricia Carl had the lead with 38 percent, and Hulke came in with 33 percent of the vote. Incumbent Domokos trailed Hulke by more than 3 percentage points.

     
  • 4 incumbents win Gail Borden library board seats Apr 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    All four incumbents in the race for the Gail Borden Public Library District board held their seats, based on an unofficial tally. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Lisa Knight emerged as the top vote-getter with 4,994 of the counted ballots.

     
  • Where to find more information Apr 4, 2011 12:00 AM
    It's a difficult task that fewer people want to take on: Voting in their local elections.

     
  • Volunteer Akibu Rease, a second-year grad student at Loyola University, sets up voting machines Monday at the Palatine Township polling place at the Groves of Hidden Creek clubhouse in Palatine.

    Why local Election Day is important Apr 4, 2011 12:00 AM
    It's not nuclear disarmament, but today's election is arguably the most important one suburban voters face if they care about their schools, their streets, their local economy, their recreation.

     
  • Richard Wallett

    Gail Borden election focus on midterm trustee Mar 31, 2011 12:00 AM
    The Gail Borden Public Library trustee who has received the most attention this election season is one of only two who will not be on the ballot.

     
  • Author urges ‘Smart’ vote for library board Mar 31, 2011 12:00 AM
    I urge you to vote in the upcoming municipal elections. These elections will set the tone for many things in next few years. Especially how our money is spent and how our library strives to continue to be a vibrant part of our community. I urge you to vote for Debbie Smart for library trustee.

     
  • Beware the green sign candidates Mar 30, 2011 12:00 AM
    Communities served by the Gail Borden Public Library have recently been papered with green signs with three names. The League of Women Voters hosted a forum March 24 so that voters could hear from candidates for the library board. Not one of those three names displayed on the green signs was in attendance.

     
  • Rick McCarthy

    Technology as the library’s future Mar 30, 2011 12:00 AM
    All of the Gail Borden Public Library trustee candidates agree technology deserves a place in the future of the library. But with seven candidates running for four, 4-year terms and two candidates running for one, 2-year seat, the importance of that place varies.

     
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