The Dominican University Stars have set the record for wins in a season in each of the last three seasons after posting an 11-29-1 season in 2004. The Stars' 11 victories eclipsed the record of eight wins set in 2002 and tied in 2003.
A few weeks ago I was watching an interview with Dana Reeve, widow of Christopher Reeve, a.k.a. Superman. In talking about her life and her journey since her husband's death this past October, she said it had been a time of great pain and grief, "And so," she said, "we're grieving."
Have you driven the streets lately? Have you hit a pothole? Have we become the pothole capital of Illinois? Have you seen the downtown plan to demolish 22 "historic buildings"? Have you watched the majority of the board give more than $10 million dollars to one developer to build a high-rise apartment for the affluent? Have you seen your tax bill? Have you watched Channel 6 when the president cuts citizens off in mid sentence?
I recently attended a neighborhood meeting regarding the OPRFHS Booster Club's request for stadium lights in their newly renovated field on Linden and Lake Street. Apparently the Booster Club has the monies to disperse as they wish and the administration and school board appear to support the Booster Club's efforts.
I've gotten to know Bob Milstein over the past few months, and I want to tell you about the guy I know. Bob takes a lot of hits because he is a character: one of those people with a personality that is neither bland nor complacent, and who speaks up when he sees things that don't make sense. He's also very funny, and if he ever leaves public service he could start a second career as a comedian.
Carolyn Newberry Schwartz deserves reelection to the District 97 School Board because of her accomplishments during her first term, her knowledge of school finance and because of the energy, enthusiasm and intelligence she brings to her service as a board member.
Recently, in the comprehensive article entitled "Library board race offers a range of personalities" candidates for the Oak Park Library Board were profiled. I was unable to be reached for comment, and in seeking my first elected public office position, I would like to share with you, the residents of Oak Park, my reasons for seeking a seat on the Oak Park Library Board.
This letter is written to endorse the candidacy of Dietra D. Millard, M.D. for a seat on the District 200 School Board in the coming election. Having known Dee both professionally and personally for many years, we feel that her successful career as a physician educator as well as her own personal attributes make her an ideal candidate for this position.