Commentary | KankakeGazette.com | posted 6-3-2013
A memorial service was held for Joan Reed in Kankakee May 7, 2013 at the River North/Freight House Pub at 555 S. West Avenue in Kankakee. Continue reading
City of Kankakee way-finding signs (purchased from Norcross, Georgia) with Epstein look-a-like (some text covered to show design features).
Posted by Joanie Liesenfelt, Publisher/Managing Editor
The City of Kankakee spent $186,000 (or more) for way-finding signs at a Georgia business not a Kankakee business. Mayor Epstein must think Kankakee sign makers are no good. Continue reading
“how can someone determined to commit such a horrendous crime be stopped?”
Get to know Dr. Porter:
hear his presentation at
Soul da Soul recorded
3-23-2013 in Kankakee.
Mayor Epstein threatened to fire Steve Lanter, CDA construction manager and grant writer, if he refused again to ignore her illegal plan. (The threat was in writing, I’ve been told).
Personal Stories series | Continue reading
Letter to the Editor
from Darrel W. Bruck Jr.
The City of Kankakee has been in decline for many years as most of us know who grew up here. The city’s decline not only hurts its residents but also brings down the rest of the county. Continue reading
“Leadership is equally to blame”
for Alderman Stokes recent behavior
by Tim Schmidt 2-20-2013 reprinted from Facebook with permission.
Heard that Alderman Stokes took it off the rails at last night’s Kankakee City Council meeting. Aldermen walked out. Facebook commentary attacking him Continue reading
(Read background article below)
According to the two remaining members of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, the Mayor’s Office told them they now have a “quorum of two” (instead of three) and it is sufficient for conducting all business and voting. Continue reading
United Airlines says
Sales-Tax sham in Sycamore is legal
Read how they do it and what’s stolen from some of our neighbors in Bloomingdale, Forest View and Cook County.
Posted byJoanie Liesenfelt, Publisher/Managing Editor
James Stokes at Kankakee City Council 6-4-2012
Posted by Joanie Liesenfelt, Publisher/Managing Editor kankakeegazette.com
My View, read at Kankakee City Council ⋅ Oct. 15, 2012⋅ 8:55 a.m.
Updated 11-13-2012 ⋅ Document links added to text read at City Council
Children May Die
Kankakee is about to make a decision approving the use of the former Senesac Funeral Home and Cremations site at 200 S. Washington (City changing to 210) into a group home leased by Nexus Indian Oaks Academy of Manteno, IL. Continue reading
The Public i, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center Posted on Feb. 2010 by Barbara Kessel | update: still awaiting trial