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  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Why gay marriage question still matters in the GOP race for governor

     
    Practically speaking, Bruce Rauner is correct when he answers "doesn't matter" when asked for his views on same-sex marriage. He's one of four candidates for governor in next month's Republican primary, and there's a better chance that the state Capitol.....
  • Parkland Library wants daydreams to come true

    My computer's background wallpaper features the beach at Lanikai, which routinely appears on lists of the most beautiful in the world. My daughter, who lives on Oahu, took us to several beaches on our Hawaiian vacation this summer, but this was my...
  • Referendum petitioners face opposition at Allentown polls

     
    Activists working to collect signatures in favor of a referendum on city spending today faced opposition from proponents of Mayor Ed Pawlowski's plan to privatize the city's water and sewer system. The proposed referendum, which was announced last month,...
  • Petitioners to deliver 4,000 signatures for Allentown referendum

     
    A group of Allentown residents who oppose Mayor Ed Pawlowski's plan to lease city water and sewer systems will submit a petition for a referendum today in support of voter oversight on such deals. Organizer Dan Poresky said the group has collected 4,000...
  • Ballot question signatures verified, issue heads to Allentown council

     
    Petitioners working to put a ballot question about the sale and lease of city assets before voters are one step closer this morning. City Clerk Mike Hanlon announced Wednesday night that he and his staff had verified 2,000 signatures collected by the...
  • Opponents of Delta Thermo waste-to-energy proposal to organize ballot question

     
    Opponents of a proposed waste-to-energy plant that would burn Allentown's trash and sewer sludge to create electricity are organizing a ballot initiative in hopes of stopping the plant from being built. Mike Ewall, an attorney with the Philadelphia-...
  • Updated: Allentown postpones meeting to discuss lease/sale ballot question

     
    Update Thursday 10:38 a.m.: Allentown City Council has postponed a meeting scheduled for tonight to discuss a ballot question that would give voters a say in the sale or lease of city assets. The meeting will now take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in council...
  • Tempers flare at Allentown City Council meeting on ballot question

     
    It was a night of personal jibes in Allentown City Council chambers Tuesday as council debated a ballot question that would give voters the right to weigh in when the city looks to sell or lease an asset over $10 million. While council defeated the...
  • Hearing continued until Friday on lawsuit over environmental ballot question

     
    The dispute over an environmental ballot question tossed by the Lehigh County Elections Board will continue until at least Friday. Lehigh County Judge Michele Varricchio continued arguments Wednesday after waste-to-energy developer Delta Thermo Energy...
  • Elections bring in thousands in funding

    Editor's note: This corrects the campaign contributions given to Huntington Beach Tomorrow and, subsequently, all totals. More than $615,000 has been poured into Huntington Beach for the elections, with nearly $90,000 going into incumbent Joe Carchio's...