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Tomorrow’s Political Valentine

By Mike Fourcher

Forget candy, jewelry, dinner or lingerie: This year, spend Valentine’s with your sweetest listening to two politicians argue in a church basement. A slave to the neighborhood schedule, the South Lakeview Neighbors Association is keeping true to their 7:00 p.m. on the Second Tuesday of the month date, with a grand forum between 32nd Ward Read the Rest…

Link Discovered Between Voter Registration and Doughnuts

By Patty Wetli

If you haven’t yet registered to vote in the upcoming March 20 primary election, perhaps because you didn’t know there was an upcoming March 20 primary election, you’re in luck. A voter registration drive is set for Feb. 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Update your information if you’ve moved or sign up to cast Read the Rest…

Wags And Fritchey: Like Oil And Fire

By Mike Fourcher

Scott Waguespack, Alderman of the 32nd Ward, lean and light skinned, is a careful man. With the demeanor of an actuary, Waguespack measures his speech, taking time to determine the right thing to say. He radiates intelligence. John Fritchey, a Cook County Commissioner and the current 32nd Ward Democratic Committeeman, is a quick-spoken politico blessed Read the Rest…

Fight Brews For 32nd Ward Dem Committeeman As Candidates File To Run

By Mike Fourcher

Monday was the first day for candidates to file petitions for next March’s primary elections and while is at least one local race promises to be competitive in the Roscoe View area, there were few surprises on the first day. Incumbent 32nd Ward Democratic Committeeman John Fritchey, who is also a Cook County Commissioner, was Read the Rest…

Schulter Won’t Reveal Plans For 47th Ward Committeeman, So Other Candidates Gear Up

By Mike Fourcher

As ballot nomination petitions hit the streets for 47th Ward Democratic Committeeman, incumbent Comm. Eugene Schulter is not telling anyone if he plans to run, Ald. Ameya Pawar is contemplating a run, a powerhouse Springfield lobbyist has tossed his hat into the ring and Democratic precinct captains are wondering who to back in the next Read the Rest…

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