Smoke this.... Poor Phil's won't allow smoking. Big deal. Bill and I have been enjoying the smoke-free atmosphere at Hemmingway's Bistro in the Write Inn since it opened two years ago. No fanfare, no hype?#34;just a thoughtful decision made by Chef/Owner Christopher Ala to enhance the fine dining experience of his guests!
Kudos to Bill Dwyer for his excellent coverage of the two Mideast-related walks on May 15 ("Walks tout varied Mideast views," May 18). I was at both events and consider his story a fair and accurate summary of what happened at each.
As April and "National Minority Health Month" has come to an end, we should reflect upon what minority health means, and, more importantly, why there is a National Minority Health Month in the first place.
With many TEAM parents now expressing their views on the High School Special Ed TEAM program, here is the view from our family. We simply do not understand why it is such a big deal for TEAM to offer Verbal Behavior ABA option for those parents who wish it.
"A Day in Our Village" is an event organized to provide an opportunity to all residents to celebrate the vitality and the rich advantages of our diverse community, together for one spirited day, and to provide the opportunity to residents' families and friends to come and share this Oak Park experience.
After reading your May 25 editorial in support of the Tax Swap Bill now pending before the Illinois General Assembly ("Best chance to fix schools"), I have to admit that I am still confused as to why this paper supports this bill.
An open letter to the New Leadership Party Trustees: Reading Village President David Pope's letter, the WEDNESDAY JOURNAL editorial ("No white guys, no acronyms for seventh trustee"), and Morrie Seeskin's letter ("NLP village board should expect criticism"), I perceive that you four are receiving a lot of subtle but intense pressure to "be nice," allow someone new to be appointed to the board, and not be "political."