Ward News

Final 26th Ward Aldermanic Forum and afterward for West Town and Humboldt Park

Date: 
02/23/2015
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All three candidates in the 26th Ward Aldermanic race were present at a West Town Forum in Euro Furniture, 2145 W. Grand Ave, on Tues., Feb. 17. The event was hosted by the

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Hearts and flowers on the 2nd Ward Aldermanic campaign trail? Not so much!

Date: 
02/13/2015
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With less then 2 weeks to go, life on the 2nd Ward campaign trail is not strewn with hearts and flowers but rather deep potholes, flying arrows, dribbles of finable acts and and ever increasing pile of dirty tricks. 

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Transparency: Good for Illinois why not Chicago?

Date: 
01/20/2015
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While newly seated Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed Executive Order 15-10 on Jan. 15 to increase government transparency. the "move it to another committee" game goes on in Chicago's City Council.

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February aldermanic slate not set but races getting dirty: Moreno vs Locke

Date: 
11/20/2014
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A formal complaint was sent to Faisal Kahn, Legislative Inspector General (LIG), by 1st Ward Aldermanic candidate Ronda Locke about incumbent Proco "Joe" Moreno.

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Elise Doody-Jones: Resigns from 1st Ward 1st and announces run in 32nd Ward Aldermanic race

Date: 
10/29/2014
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Elise Doody-Jones turned in her resignation as treasurer and facilitator of Proco "Joe" Moreno's 1st Ward 1st* on Oct. 18 and has just announced that she is collecting signatures to be on the aldermanic ballot in the 32nd Ward to run against Alderman Scott Waguespack.

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Aldermanic incumbents 1st Ward Moreno and 26th Ward Maldonado to face new opponents

Date: 
10/11/2014
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Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st Ward Alderman, is about to have a third opponent circulating petitions to get on the February ballot. And, 26th Ward Alderman Roberto Maldonado's chair at City Council is being targeted too.

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Stacey Pfingsten officially declares for 2nd Ward Alderman as residents begin to ask questions about election rules and dates

Date: 
09/16/2014
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After 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti's Saturday announcement to run for Chicago Mayor, his aide Stacey Pfingsten made her announcement to run for the 2nd Ward slot on Monday, Sept. 15. That takes the count of contenders to six, so far. 

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Inaugural 1st Ward Awards event drew a crowd from beyond the 1st Ward

Date: 
12/09/2013
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The Inaugural 1st Ward Awards event at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., under the watchful eye of the Matt Woodburn, was an evening of recognition and fun for all the attendees and award recipients on Dec. 5.  

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Vote by midnight Wednesday for 1st Ward Awards--your vote counts!

Date: 
12/04/2013
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You still have time to have your vote count in the 1st Ward's Inaugural 1st Ward Awards. In the Chicago tradition, you can vote "until your heart is content." But, you must satisfy your heart by Wed., Dec. 4, at midnight!

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New English teacher in China: Rudy DeJesus from Alderman Moreno's 1st Ward office

Date: 
11/18/2013
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A member of 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's staff since 2011, Rudy DeJesus leaves that job and the City, bound for Songyuan, China.

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Alderman Fioretti encourages residents and businesses to "Adopt-a-Family"

Date: 
11/15/2013
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Alderman Bob Fioretti, 2nd Ward, is reaching out to residents and businesses to make the holidays a little brighter for families in need. 

For the "Adopt-a-Family" drive in the 2nd Ward, Fioretti is asking pastors and community leaders to identify families in the 2nd Ward who don't have the financial resources for a very happy holiday. 

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How do state legislators' actions effect your wallet? Ask the Illinois Governor Quinn on Saturday

Date: 
08/16/2013
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Want to know what the lack of pension reform does to your wallet? Want to know about the lawsuit against Illinois Governor Pat Quinn regarding his withholding legislators paychecks? Ask the Governor yourself at the 1st Ward First office, 2058B N. Western Ave. next to Proco "Joe" Moreno's 1st Ward Office, 2058 N. Western, Sat,, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. 

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Moreno weds as sun sets

Date: 
05/03/2013
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Beachside in Vieques, Puerto Rico, Celena Roldan, Executive Director of Erie House, and Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st Ward Alderman, wed.

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Aldermanic 2012 redistricting in effect now?

Date: 
01/27/2013
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Various Chicago alderman, whose districts were severely changed under the 2012 redistricting, were not happy when the Chair of the Council's Zoning Committee, 25th Ward Alderman Danny Solis, announced his decision to recognize the city's new ward boundaries now.

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Waguespack and Fioretti among IVI-IPO honorees

Date: 
01/24/2013
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Alderman Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward and Alderman Robert Fioretti, 2nd Ward, are among the 8 honorees for Best Aldermanic Voting Awards at the upcoming Jan. 28 Independent Voters of Illinois and Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) event.

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Community clean-up opportunities in 1st and 32nd Wards

Date: 
09/21/2012
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Pursuing the belief that a clean community is a safe community, both the 1st and 32nd Wards are giving everyone in Wicker Park and Bucktown area the opportunity to participate

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1st ward's Gabrielatos raises money in Chicago Half-Marathon run

Date: 
09/16/2012
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Jerry Gabrielatos raised $2,560 for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation in his run in the 17th Annual Chicago Half-Marathon on Sept. 8.

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Eddie Winters sworn in as State of Illinois Representative from the 10th District

Date: 
09/16/2012
WintersSwearingInIn the middle of the area where he grew up near the United Center, surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and supporters, Eddie Winters was sworn in as the 10th District Representative in the Illinois State House of Representatives, on
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Rehabbing graffiti taggers: 32nd Ward Alderman Waguespack scores 3 for 3 in the success column

Date: 
09/05/2012
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Mired in fighting off and cleaning up graffiti along the streets, on buildings and in alleys in the 32nd Ward, Alderman Scott Waguespack decided to take on "rehabbing" offenders convicted of graffiti crimes in the 32nd.

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Ask 1st Ward Alderman Moreno about the dangers of working out

Date: 
08/23/2012
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Working out is a good thing but for 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno…not so much.

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