Category Archives: Leyden

How Will Legal Pot Work in the Workplace?


With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading

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Watch “Leyden 212 Presentation on Vaping at Leyden Parent University” on YouTube


According to the CDC, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes over a 30-day span in 2018. That figure includes 4.9% of middle schoolers 20.8% of high schoolers. See the Leyden High School presentation on “vaping”.

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Illinois’ New Budget Has A Shortfall of $4 Billion Dollars


Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading

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Illinois Extends It’s Role As The “Nanny State”


This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading

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SURPRISE……..STAND BY…….Governor Pritzker has just announced that he isn’t finished and told the General Assembly to stay and work through the weekend…….WOW!!!….And Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker


Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 … Continue reading

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Graduated income tax question makes it to ballot; House OKs constitutional amendment


The Illinois House, on partisan lines, voted to approve a constitutional amendment to ask voters in 2020 if the flat tax structure should be removed from the constitution. Landing Gov. J.B. Pritzker a huge win, the Illinois House — on … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, Originally Called Decoration Day………


Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Marks the 43rd Anniversary of Totem Lumber Fire in Schiller Park


This Memorial Day weekend marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire on 25th Avenue. The fire started on the Saturday shortly after lunch on Memorial Day weekend 1976. George Kubalewski was the shift commander. Walter Siwek was the … Continue reading

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Remembering A Terrible Tragedy: 40 Years Later


My thoughts and prayers go out to all of those whose lives were lost 40 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. This week marks 40 years since American Airlines Flight 191 … Continue reading

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Westlake Hospital Closure Unopposed By State Board


The owners of Westlake Hospital received approval from a state review board that allows them to move forward with plans to close the Melrose Park facility. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted 7-to-0 in favor of the … Continue reading

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