Archive for November, 2012

Quinn wants to pass bill attacking gun owners

By Editor - Last updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

This past summer, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (D) vetoed the NRA-backed ammunition purchase reform bill, Senate Bill 681, after this common sense legislation had passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Illinois General Assembly (previously reported on here). In a crass attempt to exploit the tragedy in Colorado and seek media attention, Quinn used his […]

State Farm and Friends over 50 food drive

By Editor - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

Ed Kerfin, HOME HELPERS 708-301-4746 or Lisa Gunggoll, LG-PR 708.829.8669 For Immediate Release Home Helpers Lockport and State Farm Agent Team Up for Annual Food Drive Multiple area businesses are drop sites for food to benefit Lockport Food Pantry Lockport, IL, November 16, 2012 – Home Helpers / Lockport announced today that it […]

Aaron Shock/ huge win

By Editor - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

By CHRIS KAERGARD of the Journal Star Posted Nov 18, 2012 @ 10:20 PM It’s no surprise that U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock won re-election by a large margin, but the extent of his victory is worth putting into perspective. The sophomore Republican romped to victory over token opposition from Democratic challenger Steve Waterworth of Easton […]

Tea Party organizers agree/ We are not dead

By Editor - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

THE NEWS OF OUR DEATH IS GREATLY EXAGGERATED By: Tim Kraulidis – Will County Tea Party Alliance Wow, after this election some in the media are so excited to throw dirt on the grave of the Tea Party that they left their journalistic credibility behind. I was interviewed by a local Newspaper reporter (Joliet News […]

Water Bills will rise thanks to Chicago’s need for money

By Editor - Last updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012

Chicago mulling water agreement with Oak Lawn By Dennis Sullivan Special to the Tribune 4:18 p.m. CST, November 16, 2012 As Tinley Park, Orland Park and 10 other suburban communities collectively negotiate a new water-rate contract with Oak Lawn, Chicago’s City Council is mulling its own agreement to provide Lake Michigan water to Oak Lawn. […]