March 2014

Primary 2014 Gazette Endorsements

From State Senators to MWRD Commissioners, here are Gazette’s endorsements for the 2014 primary elections…


Wide open race for County Board in 1st District; Reeves takes on Butler in 3rd

The 1st and the 3rd Cook County Board districts in this community feature contested races in the Tuesday, March 18, Democratic primary, with the winners to go on to the general election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 4.


Heated State Rep races in 10th and 12th Districts

A multiple-candidate 10th District race and a one-on-one battle in the 26th District are highlights of local State House of Representatives Democratic primary races on the ballot on March 18.


Congressional candidates square off in 3rd and 4th Districts

Two Republicans are seeking their party’s nomination in the 3rd Congressional District, while two Democrats are looking to oust incumbent Luis Gutierrez in the 4th Congressional District, in the Tuesday, March 18 primary.


Violence Prevention; Pothole Service; Roundups

The Alliance for a Greener South Loop is promoting Meatless Mondays in March (MMM!), arguing that eating less meat reduces our carbon footprint, fossil fuel dependence, and water usage. The alliance will host…


March for Kids to help Mercy Home youngsters

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has expanded and renamed its annual public outreach campaign, formerly known as Shamrocks for Kids, to enlist even more of the public in its cause to provide a safe and loving home for kids in crisis.


Second area heliport may come to Pilsen

A helicopter take-off and landing facility in southeast Pilsen, which received Chicago Planning and Development Department approval, is on hold until neighborhood residents have a say about it.


University Village Chiropractic offers new procedure to accelerate healing

University Village Chiropractic, 1354 W. Taylor St., is providing a new treatment option for pain and injuries. Known as ARP (accelerated recovery performance) wave technology, this patented, FDAapproved system offers a breakthrough for dealing with the neurological origin of soft-tissue conditions and symptoms.


Msgr. O’Donnell still going strong at age 103

For Monsignor Richard O’Donnell, being a priest has not changed that much over the nearly 80 years since his ordination — at least not in the essentials.


Unopposed candidates keep their eyes on the November prize

Several candidates are unopposed in the March 18 primary and already are positioning themselves for the November general election.