Rich Glennie

10/22/2014 - 6:25am
In a major change of plans, the Glencoe City Council on Monday night opted to split the proposed 2015 street maintenance project into two parts spread over two years. The city will reconstruct the streets and underground utilities in the Lincoln Park area next year, but will delay the reconstruction of the Armstrong Avenue area until 2016. The main reason is to keep the city’s overall...
10/08/2014 - 9:05am
The Glencoe City Council held a pair of public hearings Monday night at the Glencoe City Center on the proposed 2015 street improvement projects, which could cost a combined $11 million. The hearings attracted about 30 people, several of whom spoke to the City Council about their concerns. While most were in agreement that the reconstruction of...
10/08/2014 - 9:02am
Amid Monday night’s lengthy public hearings, the Glencoe City Council received brief updates on discussions on the Marsh (west) ditch project as well as a north diversion project aimed to getting flood waters moved from the central section of Glencoe to the east ditch system. Gary Schreifels, city public works director for water and...
10/01/2014 - 8:46am
There is a fascination about watching something being destroyed, like a building. I never considered myself a “sidewalk superintendent,” but there I was near the Post Office recently watching Ken Polifka tearing down the former Glencoe Oil building. I wasn’t alone, either. There were many sidewalk superintendents in the...
09/24/2014 - 8:12am
“I’m just the mule,” I told the fellow as our eyes met in the clothing store aisle. “I’m just along to carry things.” He nodded in agreement as we commiserated in the aisle while the our wives dove deeper into the clothing racks looking for that exact thing they wanted. My fellow mule also nodded in...
09/17/2014 - 8:08am
From a half a block away, I could tell from the look on her face she was going to do it. The look was fear. Stopped at the intersection of 10th Street and Pryor Avenue, the woman anxiously looked left then right several times in rapid succession as she slowly inched her car forward. Traffic was heavy on 10th Street as I got closer. We made eye...
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