Author: Letter to the editor

Letter: Improve car technology to include cameras

George Floyd’s death was viewed for all the world to see because someone used a phone to video record his murder. Shootings on the expressways, car-jackings in the neighborhoods, hit-and-runs are everyday occurrences. Crime continues to rise. What can we do to help? We can request car companies and tech[Read More…]

Letter: Pandemic requires rethinking education

I fully agree with Weston Auburn of Flossmoor, whose recent letter presented a realistic and responsible risk assessment of a hasty return to in-person learning. In his letter, Mr. Auburn admirably implores the District 161 School Board “…to start seriously thinking about how they can improve the children’s remote learning.” Is this not the[Read More…]

Letter: District 161 board should focus on improving remote learning, not reopening schools

I recently read your informative article “Board members disagree over what criteria should prompt schools reopening” and was equally hopeful and concerned about some opinions expressed by the board. I commend Superintendent Smith, School Nurse Knawa and Board Secretary Blackman for being both concerned and knowledgable about the impact this[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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