Category Archives: Politics

Political stories published in the Hyde Park Herald

JPAC to vote on new vice president soon

Dwight Powell has been nominated as the Jackson Park Advisory Council’s vice president. If elected, he will serve as both the vice president and treasurer of the council. This announcement was made shortly after a letter from Frances Vandervoort was … Continue reading

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Ald. Hairston pays for lakefront parking

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) has decals available for East Hyde Park residents who wish to park overnight in designated spots on South South Shore Drive. Hairston has purchased a year’s worth of parking for spots … Continue reading

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Preckwinkle raises lots of cash

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer In the race for Cook County Board president, Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th) raised more than 60 times as much money as her Republican opponent, state Sen. Roger Keats. In the first six months of this … Continue reading

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Union boss bucks Daley

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer Mayor Richard Daley and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials met with newly elected Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis Friday to discuss the CPS deficit. Lewis said she rejected the city’s proposal to forego … Continue reading

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