Friday, March 29, 2013
The United Party of Worth Township claim two suburban mayors gave them thumbs up first in the derby to win political endorsements.
Allegations of false endorsements are flying in the race for the Worth Township Board, where eight seats are up for grabs on April 9. Connect with Patch: Oak Lawn / Evergreen Park / Palos The current elected township officials who are running together as the United Party of Worth Township claim that two suburban mayors' endorsements touted in the opposition’s campaign literature and website are false and misleading to voters. The long-time, township board is facing an aggressive challenge by the Worth Township Community First Party, whose slated candidates bill themselves as “reformers” that support term limits, salary freezes and suspension of pensions for part-time, elected township officials. Among the dozens of endorsements racked up …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Mayor Bob Straz identified a need for 'forward thinkers' who can change the city's business landscape during Tuesday's State of Palos Heights address. He also highlighted the city's fiscal responsibility and ongoing effort to draw new business.
Mayor Bob Straz called for progressive business people and developers to help renovate dated parts of city during his State of Palos Heights address delivered Tuesday. While the Palos Heights' business community added more than two dozen new stores and restaurants and efforts continue to spruce up Harlem Avenue, areas still remain that date back decades and "forward thinkers" are required to spur redevelopment. "One of the problems we have is that we have 1965 stores up and down Harlem Avenue," Straz said. "We need forward thinkers to come in and change some of those buildings." "That's how things happen in Palos Heights," he added. Straz's address, given at a Palos Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon inside Moraine Valley Community College…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Mayor Bob Straz will speak at a Chamber event next month.
The Mayor of Palos Heights will speak about the state of Palos Heights in February. The Palos Area Chamber of Commerce will host Bob Straz at a Feb. 12 luncheon. The city's top official is scheduled to speak during the noon event at Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 College Parkway in Palos Hills. Cost to attend is $20. Email email@example.com to RSVP for the event. Visit the Palos Area Chamber of Commerce website for more information. More information about Palos Heights is available on the city's website. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter!