We are delighted to hear that the federal government has allocated $4.8 million to continue the study and planning needed to cap the Ike. The Ike is now over 50-years-old and scheduled for major infrastructure work that out of necessity will include replacing all of its bridges over the next decade or so.
The public announcement that Donna Ogdon-Chen and Mike Chen will be leaving the Village of Oak Park in short order is devastating news for those business people in the village who have admired their graciousness, fortitude, effectiveness and expertise.
In the Aug. 3 edition of Wednesday Journal, there was a lengthy column or letter or advertisement regarding Resurrection hospital beginning on the first page of the Viewpoints section ("Over a year after selling to Resurrection, how has West Sub changed?"). Spreading across approximately one and two-thirds pages, we are presented with what seems like a propaganda piece supporting the takeover of West Suburban by Resurrection Health Care.
Hello, everyone. I'm writing this letter to explain my vote to reject the guaranteed maximum price (GMP) contract to "fast track" phase one of the westward expansion of the Holley Ct. garage. The contract we were asked to approve had many flaws, and in the aggregate, I felt they outweighed the positives to the community at large:
I did not write the letter that was published about the terminated street sweeper, even though it was made to appear I wrote it ("Street sweeper's firing shouldn't be Milstein's concern," July 27). Evidence was given to the Journal that I did not write the letter after the letter ran.
On July 26, both Chicago newspapers reported that the City of Chicago may start using cameras to catch speeders on side streets. Chicago already uses cameras at dangerous Chicago intersections to catch individuals running red lights.
BOARD BORES IN: Like Will Rogers, all I know is what I read in the newspapers?#34;"and that's an alibi for my ignorance," he added. But from what I read, new leadership is making a splash at Oak Park Village Hall.