The Journal Star Editorial Board is no longer fazed by violence in the streets of Peoria. It’s so ho-hum, you know. Recently, two cars sped by each other on Wisconsin Avenue — the occupants of one shooting at the other — all the while children at Glen Oak school were outside for recess. The [...]
UPDATED 3/31/07 10:45 p.m. Added info underlined, deleted items struck.
School District 150 officials met with parents residents on Monday night (3/26) to share information on their plans for the old Social Security Administration building at 2628 N. Knoxville Ave. While some parents residents were taken by surprise, this has been in the [...]
From my research, it appears that Bradley did not violate Alicia Butler’s privacy by disclosing that she did not receive any degrees at the school. However, Butler is doing the right thing by getting a lawyer anyway. A lawyer will make sure all of Bradley’s t’s were crossed and their i’s dotted.
The U.S. [...]
The Journal Star is accusing Alicia Butler of falsely claiming to have a bachelors and masters degree from Bradley University. Butler has not directly denied it.
Anyone know any more about this issue? I mean, Alicia has been on the school board for a while now. No one thought to check out her credentials [...]
I went to the library this evening to look up two Journal Star newspaper articles — one from 2005 and one from 2006. Just to prove I’m not a Luddite, I decided to try one of the library’s computer stations and utilize their free NewsBank service to just e-mail the articles I wanted from [...]
Can you name this Peoria landmark?
I’ll give you a hint: it’s a public right-of-way, which means all the political signs you see are illegal.
Happy birthday to my big brother David who turns 44 today!
Here’s a picture of us spending some quality time together in 1971 for you all to enjoy. I’m guessing my dad put those socks on me, considering they look hideous and don’t match my shirt (just kidding, Dad).
Happy birthday, [...]
Joyce Blumenshine is the chairwoman of the Heart of Illinois Group Sierra Club. She has long been a proponent of removing freight rail access on the Kellar Branch and converting the corridor to a hiking/biking trail. On February 6 of this year, she wrote a letter to the Journal Star again opposing train service [...]
Well, I just tried to contact my County Board member, James Thomas, based on the info on the Peoria County website and received the following response:
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: County Public Safety Tax Sent: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 11:41:41 -0600
did not reach the following recipient(s):
email@example.com on Wed, 28 Mar [...]
Anyone in Peoria’s third district who read the Pekin Times’ or Peoria Journal Star’s story on Daryl Dagit’s resignation from the Pekin City Council may have had a sinking feeling in their stomach:
During [Monday's council] meeting, Dagit explained the reason for his leaving. He is leaving his position at CitiFinancial, he said, and [...]