Category Archives: O’Hare Noise

August 13, 1979, Rosemont’s Horizon Stadium Collapsed


On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others.[5] The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading

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Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens was Named to the Illinois State House 20th District


Congratulations State Rep.Brad Stephens !!! Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens was named representative of the Illinois State House 20th District before a crowd at Moretti’s restaurant in Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood Saturday morning (June 29). Stephens replaces Michael McAuliffe, who announced … Continue reading

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Local Governments’ Alarming Capital Spending Ratios — Strong Towns


There are many ways for state and local governments to run hidden deficits, one of which is deferred maintenance. But it turns out there is a way to measure the extent to which local governments kick the maintenance can down … Continue reading

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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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West Suburban Residents Woke Up To Dirty Cars On Saturday Morning


West suburban residents got a rude surprise Saturday as overnight rain left their cars dirty.Here are photos of cars after the dust fell. So what happened that sent car owners scurrying to the car wash ? The answer is that … Continue reading

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My 2018 Predictions For The World As I See It:


I join the legion of prognosticators who offer guesses and visions about what will happen in 2018. Once again,……………. All predictions guaranteed, or your money back. Of the baker’s dozen below, one or two are tongue-in-cheek. I leave it to … Continue reading

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Can Illinois Governor Rauner Be Re-Elected ?


Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner lost an unprecedented battle with the “Springfield insiders” he once campaigned to dethrone when lawmakers approved a budget deal and $5 billion tax hike over his objections, and without the pro-business reforms the Republican promised for … Continue reading

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West Leyden Groundbreaking 


​​On May 18th, the Leyden Board of Education SD212 held a ground breaking for a $25,000,000 building project at West Leyden High School.  At West Leyden they are building an addition inside a portion of the inner courtyard.  The first … Continue reading

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Schiller Park Has Lost It’s Moral Compass


The local election in Schiller Park has become a proverbial “witches cauldron”. Clearly, the community has lost its moral compass, as the political discussion in Schiller Park has reached an abysmal low.    We have seen people banned off of … Continue reading

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Russ Stewart’s Comments on Some Suburban Elections 


January 18, 2017 BUNGLES, BLOOPERS AND MADIGAN TAKEOVER HIGHLIGHT 2017 SUBURBAN ELECTIONS ANALYSIS & OPINION BY RUSS STEWART by RUSS STEWART There is a fundamental difference between municipal politicians in Chicago and municipal office holders in the Cook County suburbs: … Continue reading

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