Editorials

07/17/2014 - 9:02am
As much as I write about the troubles of the Jeep, I don’t give it enough credit when it does get me to where I’m going.  I like to travel and it’s especially enjoyable when the weather is favorable. It’s also better traveling when I can trust the Jeep, and though it has been uncomfortably shaking lately when I get up to 60 miles per hour on County Road 2 en route...
07/16/2014 - 7:34am
There are numerous views on how to correct the water problems in Glencoe after the torrential rains of the past, including the latest deluge of 10 to 11 inches in less than half a day on June 19. Homeowners throughout the community are tired of bailing water from their wet basements and having to battle insurance companies over coverage for lost...
07/16/2014 - 7:33am
I was on all fours amid the zinnias, marigolds, green pepper and tomato plants. I was getting up close and personal with the weeds that had taken over my garden. And they were plentiful and very healthy looking. For some reason, my wife, who started the weed pulling, thought I needed to help. Something about if you’re going to eat what comes out...
07/16/2014 - 7:31am
To the Editor: Thank you again for your keen interest in the Glencoe-Silver Lake School District, and your special interest in our budget. Your editorial (“GSL’s deficit-spending budget next year caught our attention,” July 9) seems designed to stir up a fear of something of which you say you are not afraid of right now: Statutory Operating Debt....
07/16/2014 - 7:30am
To the Editor: The Glencoe Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 30, is approaching quickly and is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the air-conditioned Glencoe City Center ballroom. This is our second community blood drive of the year, and the American Red Cross has set our goal at 122 units. Many slots on the July donor schedule have already...
07/16/2014 - 7:28am
To the Editor: As of today we have received no confirmed reports that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been found in the Silver Lake area. The city is preparing an EAB preparedness plan, which contains steps for indentifying, containing, and destroying trees that may become affected by the EAB. Another part of that plan is to provide public education...
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