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  • Lake Barrington park leaders win as write-ins May 3, 2013 4:06 PM
    Raising the statistical odds of success for the write-in candidate, the Lake Barrington Countryside Park District's April 9 election was swept by them. After no one initially filed to be on the ballot, incumbents Michael Graft Jr., Philip J. Mohr and Mark Thorndyke eventually filed as write-ins.

     
  • New faces to join Mt. Prospect park board Apr 9, 2013 10:56 PM
    Three newcomers won seats Tuesday on the Mount Prospect Park District's board of commissioners. Stephen Kurka, Bill Starr and Raymond Massie were the winners, while lone incumbent Julie Caporusso lost her seat in a close vote, according to unofficial totals.

     
  • McGinn to join vets on Hoffman Estates park board Apr 10, 2013 12:26 AM
    The Hoffman Estates Park District will have a new commissioner on the board as newcomer Patrick McGinn was elected Tuesday alongside three incumbents. With 2,513 votes, McGinn was the top vote-getter in unofficial tallies among the five candidates seeking four seats on the board.

     
  • Gould, Ruff take Palatine Park District board seats Apr 10, 2013 12:51 AM
    A veteran commissioner and a newcomer with extensive youth sports experience appear to have won six-year terms on the Palatine Park District board. With all 53 precincts reporting, unofficial totals show Sue Gould, the lone incumbent, as the top vote-getter with 2,257 votes. Terry Ruff received 1,960 votes to win the second open seat, narrowly edging Doug Myslinski with 1,898 votes.

     
  • Streamwood voters return park incumbents Apr 10, 2013 12:22 AM
    Marion Janiec, wife of current park commissioner Richard Janiec, was rejected for a seat on the Streamwood Park District Board as voters returned the incumbents, Thomas Keating, Adriana Armstrong and Richard Brogan.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Incumbents retain Bartlett Park seats Apr 9, 2013 9:59 PM
    In the race for two seats on the Bartlett Park District, incumbents Ted Lewis and Jim Mansfield were re-elected, defeating newcomer Wayne A. Schwartz.

     
  • Math doesn’t add up on golf course work Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Jerry Boldt can't believe that every candidate for the Mt. Prospect Park District thinks renovating the golf course is a good idea. "Has the fertilizer from the course gone to their heads?" he asks

     
  • Hoffman Ests. park candidates stress finances, partnerships Apr 4, 2013 5:41 PM
    Three incumbents and two newcomers are running for four open commissioner seats on the Hoffman Estates Park District Board, and they all have varying ideas of how to improve what they believe is already a great park district.

     
  • Meet Cary’s candidates April 4 Apr 2, 2013 3:12 PM
    The Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce will host a free public "Meet the Candidates" at event 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Cary Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Road, Cary. The event is an opportunity to meet face-to-face with the slate of candidates running for Cary Village Mayor and the Cary Park District seats in the April 9 elections.

     
  • Candidates debate how to renovate aging gem of a golf course Mar 28, 2013 6:43 PM
    Candidates for the Mount Prosepct Park District board seem to agree the Mt. Prospect Golf Course is a jewel in need of upgrading and preserving, but most are more than a little staggered by the pottential costs.

     
  • Vice president backs three incumbents Mar 26, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: William Wright, vice president of the Streamwood park District board, endorses the three incumbents running for election on April 9, Adriana Vega Armstrong, Thomas Keating and Richard Brogan.

     
  • Should married couple have two seats on same board? Mar 21, 2013 9:58 PM
    Marion Janiec is running for the Streamwood Park District board in April, the same board where her husband is already an elected commissioner. "I'm my own person," she said. "I am by no means an extension of my husband."

     
  • Jean Ackerson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Jean Ackerson, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Wanda Kadlec: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Wanda Kadlec, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Adam Schlick: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Adam Schlick, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Is lack of cursive writing skills to blame? Feb 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Sara Lamb wonders if the problem with Jona Augustyn's petitions isn't due to "cursive writing being jettisoned in our public schools. These young citizens do not know how to sign their own names!" she writes.

     
  • Ruling delayed on teen’s park district candidacy Jan 15, 2013 7:40 PM
    A hearing Tuesday to determine if Jona Augustyn will remain in the running for the Arlington Heights Park District board was continued to Thursday, as officials continue to examine signatures on his petition, according to the Cook County Clerk's website.

     
  • Three new names in race for Arlington Heights Park Board Dec 27, 2012 5:55 PM
    The Arlington Heights Park District board will have two new faces after the 2013 election, as two longtime commissoners are retiring and four candidates are vying for three seats.

     
  • Hear from candidates themselves at five village hall meetings Mar 15, 2013 2:37 PM
    The Dundee-Rutland branch of the Elgin Area League of Women Voters has invited the candidates in the April 9 election to participate in a series of candidate meetings. Five meetings will be held during the week of March 18 with candidates for office in three municipalities, Elgin Community College District 509, and Dundee and Rutland townships invited.

     
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