February 2018
« Apr    


  • Karrie E. Alms: Amazing insight into the world of politics awaits any reader at pibgorn … from a Demon’s...
  • Tony: Homefield is Dynegy. Dynegy is Ameren. There Charging You twice for the same energy. Do you really thihk $.04...
  • SouthEnder: Also does anyone remember the Velvet Freeze located on Jefferson St, up the street from the Warner Homes....
  • Eric Pollitt: I flew economy class to Hong Kong for Christmas vacation, which is a 14 hour flight. When I got back...
  • Mike: Homefield has been sold to dynery. Google dynegy scandal to see who your new parent is. If this upsets you give...
  • mortified: Fun while it lasted. Godspeed!
  • aaron: your blogging will be missed but i know that your spirit of fairness will remain alive in your other...
  • Jon: CJ, your blog was a revelation and an inspiration. You have a wonderful talent that is an asset to the...
  • Billy Dennis: Of course the Chronicle is done: Screw you. The Chronicle is one of the best researched blogs...
  • Paul Wilkinson: CJ, am sorry you have ended your blog. It was well done. It seems many have given up as we keep...
  • Sharon Crews: Your voice is definitely needed in this community. Thanks for all your insights.
  • emergepeoria: Your blog is great resource to research Peoria issues. I hope you leave it up.
  • BucketHead: I was not suggesting that, I believe the both of you had very strong common sense and that lead to your...
  • C. J. Summers: Without anonymity, there is no courage among my detractors. Take a look back at the wide variety of...
  • Of course the Chronicle is done: Without Sandberg to give stores to the Chronicle there is no Chronicle.

Redistricting reform effort kicks off Saturday

From a press release:

PEORIA — The Illinois Fair Map Amendment will be the subject of a rally and talk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at Childers Banquet Center at 3113 Dries Lane at Forrest Hill in Peoria.

The event officially begins the central Illinois drive to collect petitions to place the amendment […]

League of Women Voters to host charter school debate

From my inbox:

League of Women Voters Invites the Public to hear about the Charter Schools Proposal in Peoria – Will this “fix” District 150 or cost money & hurt other schools?

Peoria – Should Peoria School District 150 approve a math, science and technology charter school, a middle school to be expanded into […]

Media panel enlightening

I was part of a panel hosted by the League of Women Voters this morning. The topic was “the role of the media in a democracy.” Since I was a participant, I didn’t take notes or anything, but Elaine Hopkins did, and her report is here.

One of the most interesting discussions to me […]

Peoria Chronicle represented on League of Women Voters panel

From a news release:

The League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria will sponsor a public forum — “The Role of Media in a Democracy” Saturday, September 15th, beginning at 9:30 AM at the Radisson Hotel (formerly Jumers), 117 N Western Avenue, Peoria.

The discussion panel will include eight participants from the local Peoria […]