Posts Tagged “Chicago mayor”

Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington

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Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington

Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington Mayor Harold Washington was one of the more affable of Chicago’s mayors. He had a great sense of humor and was driven by a desire to balance the imbalance in Chicago’s society, bringing all of the city’s races and ethnic groups together, treating them equally. It’s something…

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Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success

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Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success

Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success Jane Byrne was a very controversial and contentious Chicago Mayor, but she also is responsible for several brilliant achievements, including being the spark that revived the city’s lakefront Jewel, Navy Pier. It’s time that her legacy be given its due and she be recognized for her efforts….

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

More than 275 Muslims attend Iftar hosted Tuesday night by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the breaking of the fast by Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emanuel vowed his administration is open to people of all religions, ethnicities and heritage and said Chicago was a city of inclusion. The mayor’s remarks…

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper, Friday, July 05, 2013 I’ve met all of the Daley’s and I would say Rich Daley was never my first choice for Chicago Mayor. Bill Daley was. Bill Daley has been a voice of reason and fairness. He knows how to wear…

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President Emanuel, Or Possibly Next Dictator?

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President Emanuel, Or Possibly Next Dictator? By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Friday, March 08, 2013 The political circles are already ripe with rumors that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is planning to run for president, rumors probably fed by his own ego and high paid aides. Why not get people started on it? That’s exactly how…

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