All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Election: Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees

    Four candidates on April 7 will vie for two seats on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees. Emmett Bonfield When it comes to defining the role of trustee, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) Board candidate Emmett Bonfield...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Editorial: Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, April 7

    If you’ve read our pages the past two weeks, you’re aware of the fact that the Kaneland community is in the thick of several contested races, including Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Valente, Lopatin, Pavlak and Witt

    I write to endorse the following candidates for the Kaneland School Board election on April 7: Mr. Tony Valente, Mr. Peter Lopatin, Mrs. Gale Pavlak, and Mrs. Teresa Witt. I urge you to vote on April 7,...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Compelled to provide corrections regarding Elliott letter

    Last week’s Letter to the Editor section had a headline, “In support of Kaneland taxpayers on April 7.” All elected officials represent taxpayers, so it is not clear how Jerry Elliott would differentiate himself from other candidates...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In opposition of certain School Board candidates

    I’ve been following the Elburn Herald letters section prior to the Kaneland School Board election, and have really appreciated, in particular, comments made by Laura Furco of Sugar Grove and Dennis Ryan of Elburn regarding Tony Valente,...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: The real meaning of public service

    Is it public service or politics that bring people to run for office to serve their community? When a person takes office, for whatever slot, it should always be to serve the public,not have the public serve...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Grabarek, Krukoff on April 7

    It has been a pleasure to serve alongside Bill Grabarek for many years. I find Bill to have a steady viewpoint—he does not carry nor bring forward a personal agenda. Bill has a heartfelt care and concern...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Thomas Reynolds

    I served with Thomas Reynolds as trustee on the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) Board. Tom is a good listener and he takes everyone into consideration as we work together to plan for the future...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Re-elect Bill Grabarek

    Bill Grabarek is one of the incumbents running for one of three seats on the Elburn Village Board April 7. I’ve known Bill over 15 years. He continues to be passionate about Elburn in his efforts to...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Thank you from Blackberry Creek PTO

    On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO Family Bingo Knight and Silent Auction Committee, we would like to thank everyone who generously supported this event on March 7. We were able to raise a...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Researching the eight School Board candidates

    I’ve been doing my research. Having moved into the Kaneland School District just a couple of years ago, I will vote in this local School Board election for the first time. I have two young daughters and...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote for Oliver, Delgado on April 7

    Please vote for Rebecca Oliver (No. 1) and Jimmie Delgado (No. 4) for Waubonsee Community College trustees on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. There are four candidates for two positions. Ms. Oliver has been a WCC...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote for Krukoff April 7

    John Krukoff deserves your vote for Elburn Village Trustee on April 7. He will bring six years of experience as a Planning Commission member, along with those analytical skills honed with his M.B.A. and his diverse professional...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Senior citizens for better schools

    We as seniors are for better schools because it protects our property values. We don’t have any children in schools any more (maybe grandchildren); however, we are very concerned about our tax dollars. The percentage of our...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Regarding Kaneland School Board ballot change

    Now the Kaneland School Board election ballot has just been changed. The ballot change is so recent that the original sample ballot published a couple weeks ago by the Kane County Clerk’s office is not the same...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Say no to Blackberry Township road tax increase

    Blackberry Township is asking for a 75 percent increase in their road tax rate, raising the rate from 18.5 to 32.5. It is time for government agencies to plan and live within their means as we all...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Rosaline ‘Rose’ F. McGrath

    Rosaline “Rose” F. McGrath, 93, of Streamwood, Ill., formerly of Elburn and West Chicago, Ill., passed away peacefully Friday, March 27, 2015, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Rose was born on June 17,...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • R. Harland Paydon
    R. Harlan Paydon

    R. Harlan Paydon, 90, of Batavia, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Provena McAuley Manor. He was born May 4, 1924, in Plainfield, Ill., the son of Joseph and Sybilla Paydon. Harlan grew up on...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Jean Marian Wiemer

    Jean Marian Wiemer, 84, of St. Charles, passed away in the quiet hours of Sunday evening, March 29, 2015. She now claims the promise of her Savior and rests in his celestial arms. She was born Feb....

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Dewey Dash April 12

    The 11th annual Dewey Dash 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, April 12, at the Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The 5K course is USATF certified and professionally timed. A 1-mile fun...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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