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Opinions – Making it legal doesn’t make it marriage. by Raymond Klaus

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

MAKING IT LEGAL DOESN’T MAKE IT A MARRIAGE! Lower courts in many states including Illinois, have ruled in favor of homosexual marriage.  Same sex marriage is a serious threat to traditional marriage.  There is hardly anything more important than preserving marriage as we know it.  Children do best when they grow up in stable homes […]

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Letters to the Editor – June

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Until we are able to develop a mechanism for informing the public about matters considered and acted upon by the new Board of Education for School District 81, we will be sharing highlights from our meetings with you.  We appreciate your cooperation in helping us convey information as we work through this transition […]

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| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor, I believe I’d rather vote for candidates whose parties’ fondness for spending bundles of wasted money on explosions of eye-sore campaign lawn signs did not exist.  Thank you. Marge Henderson Harwood Heights Dear Editor, I wanted to take a few minutes to respond to outright lies and innuendo that have been printed recently […]

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Letter to the Editor – How much money is enough to get elected?

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a voter I am displeased with the antics of New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg coming to Illinois to buy elections in our State. What is astonishing is the dead silence on this issue by the voters, our unbiased media and elected officials. Sure it may be legal to donate money to whatever candidate you like, […]

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Letters to the Editor – March, 2013 Issue

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The views expressed in the Letters to the Editor and Open Forum are the expressed views of the submitters and do not represent the opinions of the publisher or People & Places Newspaper. The editor reserves the right to edit any submissions. Dear Editor, In the February issue of People and Places, board member DAVID STACHURA, […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Thank You Melrose Park Chamber

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor, THANK YOU MELROSE PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE On behalf of Sacred Heart Parish in Melrose Park, I would like to thank the Melrose Park Chamber of Commerce for their generous donations to our Parish Ministries this past Christmas Season. They donated many toys to our toy drive to help the needy children at […]

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Is Christianity Fading in America?

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A parishioner shared with me a newspaper editorial and asked my opinion on it. After reading it, I decided to comment on it for my article here.  Bonnie Erbé, the editorial’s author, made two arguments: (1) the “dominance” (her word) of Christianity is fading in America, and (2) this decline of Christianity’s influence is a […]

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Letter To the Editor

School District 81 Election Dear Editor: There is a local election for members of the Schiller Park D81 School Board occurring in April, 2013.  I am a current Board Member up for re-election and I’d like to offer my thoughts on what is happening in this school district and how the outcome of the election […]

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From Our Email Box – Letter to the Editor

| January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Barb … I feel compelled to comment on your “Message From The Publisher” in the December issue of People & Places. I must say, during your time on Motorsports Unlimited, I never saw any sign of your genuine love of animals. I say “genuine” because I don’t believe anyone, who didn’t love animals, could […]

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| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

I am writing because as a voter I am disgusted with the smear campaign Kathleen Willis is running. Who is Kathleen Willis and what are her credentials making her worthy of being my state representative?  All I see are scare tactic campaign ads being mailed to my house, along with name calling. Is this how […]

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