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We could cut the statewide property tax – a tax no voter ever raised their paddle for – by half. We could reinstate stabilization grant funding. And more. It can happen if enough people just show up. READ MORE
“I appreciate and respect the reasons the gentleman placed his Bible on the table but I feel it is inappropriate and, indeed, unconstitutional, for this display. By placing the Bible there, you are saying “this display honors Christians” and that is disrespectful to service personnel of other faiths and no faiths.” READ MORE
Ward 2 Alderman Will Stewart and Department of Public Works staff have invited the neighborhood to discuss the pilot project a meeting this evening 6 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, (235 Myrtle St.). Between tonight’s meeting and a second meeting to collect public feedback on the change, the neighborhood should consider supporting a fully-protected bike lane along Maple Street and eventually Beech Street. READ MORE
Through Inti Academy, we made a difference in the lives of those huddled and poor yearning to breathe free. For 10 years we have succeeded brilliantly to transform the lives of underserved kids. READ MORE
Despite popular opinion, the teachers in this city are not making obscene demands when it comes to a contract. We simply want to be treated with respect, treated like professionals with a level of dignity that reflects the very ideals that we instill in our students. READ MORE
Addictions must be treated like an illness, yes, sometimes like a cancer in remission that fails and once again without losing faith, together we rise up to try and beat this awful illness from addiction. READ MORE