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  • Lake Barrington park leaders win as write-ins May 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

  • William "Bill" Starr

    New faces to join Mt. Prospect park boardApr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Ted Lewis

    Incumbents retain Bartlett Park seats Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Races abound at all levels of government that actually may affect our lives the most.

    464 candidates who could run the Northwest suburbs Apr 9, 2013 12:00 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.

  • Michael Bickham

    McGinn to join vets on Hoffman Estates park board Apr 9, 2013 12:00 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.

  • Sue Gould

    Gould, Ruff take Palatine Park District board seats Apr 9, 2013 12:00 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.

  • Thomas Keating

    Streamwood voters return park incumbentsApr 9, 2013 12:00 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.

  • Math doesn’t add up on golf course work Apr 5, 2013 12:00 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

  • Junaid Afeef

    Hoffman Ests. park candidates stress finances, partnerships Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Julia Caporusso

    Candidates debate how to renovate aging gem of a golf courseMar 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 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.

  •  Upper from left, Adriana Armstrong and Rick Brogan, and lower from left, Marion Janiec and Thomas Keating are candidates for Streamwood Park District in the 2013 Election.

    Should married couple have two seats on same board?Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    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."

  • Adam Schlick, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Adam Schlick: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Adam Schlick, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Jean Ackerson, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Jean Ackerson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jean Ackerson, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Wanda Kadlec: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Wanda Kadlec, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Is lack of cursive writing skills to blame? Feb 5, 2013 12:00 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 candidacyJan 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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 Apr 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    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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