Editorials

11/30/2016 - 9:43am
By Lee H. Hamilton As hard as the campaign might have been and the transition is proving to be, Donald Trump’s challenges are really just beginning. Governing after a toxic election in which the results awarded him an ambiguous national mandate — his opponent, after all, got more votes — will require finesse, a clear-eyed view of his role in the world, and no small amount of...
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
Our view: Divisiveness continued long after the polls closed Last week, we speculated that election day, Nov. 8, would bring an end to a long and contentious election year. When you’re wrong, you’re wrong, and you might as well admit it. Especially when you are so obviously wrong. The persistently annoying campaign ads may have...
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
Well, woke up on the morning of Nov. 9, and the sun rose despite the election of Donald Trump as president. Amazing because the pundits were predicting the sky would fall if Trump ever won. To most of us, the day after the election seemed much like the day before. Nothing in our neighborhoods had changed. But to some, the sky did fall, and...
11/09/2016 - 9:51am
It’s been good news, bad news for those who qualify for Social Security benefits. The good news: recipients received an increase in their benefit. The bad news: the average raise amounts to $5 per month. A $5 per month increase is almost an insult to those who have paid into the system and worked hard all their lives and expect to reap...
11/09/2016 - 9:39am
To the Editor: It appears that there are concerns and/or issues with the lunch program/process at the various schools within the Glencoe-Silver Lake School District, including, but not limited to, there not being enough time given to the students to sufficiently eat a healthy, nutritious meal. Unfortunately, many parents may not actually be...
11/09/2016 - 9:38am
To the Editor: As you read this, we are only one week away from the third and final 2016 Glencoe Community Blood Drive for the year: next Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Glencoe City Center Ballroom. The American Red Cross has set our goal at 128 units for this blood drive. Please help us meet that goal.  Types O...
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