I take offense to the nonsensical logic applied to the protest at Bell's Gun Shop, and the lack of unbiased newspaper coverage exhibited by wednesday journal (Villagers take anti-gun battle to the source," Feb. 16).
I am an Oak Park resident and a Northwestern University student. As part of my curriculum, I am working at St. Leonard's Ministries, a 50-year-old halfway house located on Chicago's Westside. Specifically, I am doing research and analysis on child sex offender residency restrictions, that is the laws prohibiting this population from loitering or residing within 500 feet of a school, playground or daycare center.
Cuddled within the western edge of the Rocky Mountains is a cozy, snow-capped area called the Wasatch Range, which is the home of Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals, considered by film buffs to be the best of the independent venues. Hollywood seems to agree.
The process involving the Whiteco project began in the summer of 2002. It took nearly a year of meetings and hearings?#34;the village board's and commissions' time, village staff time, citizens' time, the developer's time?#34;before the project was ultimately rejected by the Plan Commission.
I feel strongly that Julie Blankemeier will be an excellent candidate for District 97 School Board. I have known Julie for two years, ever since we moved to Oak Park. She was one of the first parents I met at my children's new school?#34;Oliver Wendell Holmes.