Posts Tagged “Chicagoland”

OFPD to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers

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OFPD to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers

Orland Fire Protection District to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers Sports figures, Athletes, officials, first responders and community leaders will explore rising use of heroin, opioids and other drugs in Chicagoland region Orland Park – Heroin use continues to be a growing threat to communities and needs to be checked, community…

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime SW News Herald, DVN, The Regional, The Reporter Oct. 6, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing all he can to reduce skyrocketing violence plaguing many neighborhoods. Hiring 1,000 more police officers is a good start, but it’s not enough. While we…

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Group raises funds for disabled veterans

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Group raises funds for disabled veterans

Golf outing fundraiser for local disabled veteran Saturday Aug 20 Meadows Gold Course, Blue Island More than 300 people are expected to attend an annual golf outing at Meadows Golf Course in Blue Island on Saturday August 20 that began five years ago to help injured or disabled veterans who live in the Chicagoland area….

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Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday Aug 14 on national politics

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Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday Aug 14 on national politics

Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday to discuss national politics Southwest Community News Group syndicated columnist Ray Hanania joins host Bruce DuMont on Beyond the Beltway Radio Sunday, August 14 on WCGO 1590 AM Radio and on Sirius XM Radio POTUS Politics Channel 124 from 6 until 8 pm. To join the discussion, call 1-800-723-8289. You can…

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Magazine names 3 suburban attorneys best in Illinois

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Magazine names 3 suburban attorneys best in Illinois

Super Lawyer’s Magazine: Top 10 Illinois State, Local Government “Super Lawyers” in 2016: 3 from Suburbs; 7, Chicago A national legal magazine is out with its 2016 list of best Illinois lawyers and tapped only three suburban attorneys and seven from Chicago as among the state’s best state, local government lawyers. “Super Lawyers” magazine, a…

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Common Core and our failing high schools

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Common Core and our failing high schools

Most of the high schools in the Chicagoland region, in the city and the suburbs, are doing a poor job of preparing graduates to be “ready for college,” according to recent studies. Few are able to get more than 60 percent of their students college ready and by the grading system I grew up with,…

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Society continues to block Arabs

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Society continues to block Arabs

Society continues to block Arabs By Ray Hanania I was pleased to see Chicago celebrate St. Patrick’s Day earlier in the month and then the Shamrock Shuffle marathon this past week. They’re just two of the many celebrations hosted by the City of Chicago each year. The Polish Constitution Day Parade is coming up in…

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