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Mike July 17, 2014 at 08:59 am
what a waste of time and money. Coyotes do not attack people. They might attack your small pet,Read More but that's nature. Why not keep track of small pets instead? That way the coyotes are safe from us.
kurtiswes July 17, 2014 at 09:41 am
Where can I report an unconfirmed sighting?
Jackie Venditti July 18, 2014 at 01:08 pm
Coexist! We need coyotes in the environment..they control the overpopulation of rodents and smallRead More animals. Do you really need to walk your small dog at dawn and after dark????
Dan Rutherford sings "Happy Birthday."
Bambi July 16, 2014 at 11:37 am
I think it was very tacky. If I had just lost my husband 3 months ago, I wouldn't want someone toRead More remind me of his birthday in a public way like that. I would already be aware of it and prefer to grieve and remember him without publicity.
Karen M. Bushy July 16, 2014 at 11:50 am
"Bambi", Mr. Rutherford does not do it in a "public way". It is an email thatRead More comes to your own personal email box if you register your birthday with Mr. Rutherford's website. It was Mr. Brady who chose to make the birthday greeting public, not Mr. Rutherford. If Mr. Brady didn't want it publicized, he could have and should have just deleted it and moved on. Why does his deceased wife still have an email account that he is monitoring? That would be the bigger question in my mind.
Walter White July 16, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Another proud member of the Stupid Party.
A honeybee | Credit: Ken Thomas
LunchLadyU July 8, 2014 at 09:45 pm
I like that this happened at Gate B7. haha Yes, we need bees to pollinate so we have food to eat.Read More Save the bees!
Jim July 9, 2014 at 08:59 pm
In 2011, O'Hare Airport became the first U.S. airport to open an apiary on the premises. ThatRead More spring, 28 beehives were opened as part of a conservation program, according to the City of Chicago. Hansen now oversees 75 beehives at the airport, one of the world's busiest. Why didn't THIS makes the news???? Rock on honeybees!
AJ McCrea July 14, 2014 at 10:11 am
This is not Oak Lawn news.
The remains of Bud Kelder are believed to be buried under this cross in a Manila cemetery. Photos provided by his cousin, John Eakin, show the remains of a veteran in the Philippines and a letter from Bud to his parents.
Rose Mary Stone July 4, 2014 at 11:33 am
A lengthy list of scandals regarding the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) has now beenRead More publically exposed by NBC, CBS, NPR, Stars and Stripes, the Associated Press, and a host of other media investigative reports. Scathing official reports by multiple federal agencies painted efforts by JPAC as dysfunctional, duplicative, inefficient, wasteful and so poorly managed and led that JPAC simply could not do the job assigned to it. No matter how hard the JPAC Central Identification Laboratory (CIL) and JPAC management tried to spin the fact that only 385 identifications in seven years with an annual budget far exceeding $100 million was someone else’s fault, the American public and Congress refused to buy this hogwash. The JPAC CIL finally admitted that it takes them an average of ELEVEN YEARS to make an identification after remains are recovered. Investigations by the Department of Defense found 600 to 1,000 sets of American servicemen's remains in cardboard boxes in the JPAC Laboratory that the CIL is incapable of identifying because their methods are antiquated and obsolete. The American public and families of MIAs who accepted the smoke and mirrors from the JPAC public relations machine for years through fraud, phony “arrival home” ceremonies, and out right lies; feel angry, humiliated, and betrayed beyond belief. A large number of current and former employees of JPAC cooperated with these investigations because they are dismayed, disillusioned, disheartened, disgusted, and still disbelieving of what they experienced at JPAC. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, in congressional testimony, spoke for many of them when he called JPAC “disgraceful”. Despite being accused of being “vindictive” and “disgruntled”, many past and present employees braved severe retaliation by the JPAC management to come forward with the truth. There are many truly dedicated men and women who work at JPAC who believe in the mission. Researchers, military recovery specialists, and field investigators who hack through jungles, climb mountains, and wade rivers only to be sabotaged in their work by a completely dysfunctional command deserve great credit for their efforts to expose JPAC’s corrupt operation. In the final analysis, no one with any common sense whatsoever believed the excuses of the JPAC Laboratory Scientific Director and other members of the leadership clique at JPAC when their disgraceful actions became public. The Secretary of Defense finally ordered JPAC dissolved and the entire operation be “overhauled”. The changes are long overdue. Yet, even now, those who remain in command at JPAC continue to make excuses and are trying to keep their high paying jobs through their usual finger pointing, denials of responsibility, and boasts that they can “overhaul” their own severe dysfunction if Congress will just give them more millions. Bovine excrement. It is now incumbent upon the Secretary of Defense to ensure that his pledge to the American public for a "paradigm shift" away from "outdated, institutionalized thinking" at JPAC becomes a reality. Such needed massive reform cannot be accomplished by changing the name of the organization, re-shuffling the same poor managers to new desks and titles, and allowing those at fault for not keeping up with modern science such as DNA, to keep their jobs. To do so would only allow the same infectious disease of arrogance and lies to the families of American heroes to take root all over again. Everyone at any level of management and culpability in the many JPAC scandals must be removed. And removed now! The disaster at JPAC has been added to the VA Hospital, Dover Mortuary, Arlington Cemetery, and the Viet Nam Unknown debacles. We cannot allow it to happen again.
michelle June 30, 2014 at 08:49 am
I see they do have plans for people to rent the canister but there should be a plan to fit everyoneRead More needs. The waste of paper and ink for each sticker. Plus you are already paying a tax for the garbage in your tax bill.
East June 30, 2014 at 08:03 pm
With stickers you pay only for what you use.
Linda Tesch Mitchell July 2, 2014 at 03:30 pm
I don't live in Geneva but only a couple of miles south. Many municipalities formerly did bill aRead More flat amount on property tax bills for garbage and waste removal. It did not fairly treat people you referred to in your first post Michelle because the charge was the same whether you put out one bag/can per week or one bag/can per month. Tracking usage and billing households accordingly, if even possible, would be a nightmare and eminently more expensive and guess who would absorb that cost, the taxpayers. East's post is correct in that now you only pay to dispose of what you need to. I doubt if in Geneva you still have a line item on your tax bill for garbage removal in addition to the stickers. I know we do not in North Aurora.
Patch editor Joseph Hosey.
Kristina BeautifulMrs Riddle June 15, 2014 at 07:51 pm
People are hurting behind this...of course as a young writer myself I understand his want or desireRead More to share vital information with the public, however the Joliet Patch is known by many for its biased posts, racism, and ill regard for the death of those who perish in our town. This is controversial none the less...
amk June 22, 2014 at 08:03 am
I've had the chance to meet him in person he's a great guy
amk June 22, 2014 at 08:11 am
Did a story about my sister being killed by her husband really took the time to get to know her andRead More the family he's really a great guy and thanks for taking the time to get to know us and the who story it was over 10 years ago and he was just starting out here new to the area
Max Smart June 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Remember...You did NOT build that!
Geneva Taxpayer June 17, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Tyler Road? It's not even a high traffic road for crying out loud, and it's in find condition. WhyRead More not fix parts of Rt. 38 perhaps? Have you guys not seen the huge pot holes still not fixed properly after this winter?
Ellabulldog June 20, 2014 at 03:36 pm
tyler road seems ok, 31 and 38 need it more
Jeff walsma May 30, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Well here we go AGAIN.I wonder how much thats going to cost us.It seems to me we were looking forRead More an all year round type of pool set up not another 3 month if were lucky weather wise use pool.Where is the BRAINS on this one.LOOK OUT GENEVA this will come back to haunt us someday soon.
dpalz June 5, 2014 at 05:54 pm
Win/Win here and Thank You Geneva Park District and Shodeen Family. Geneva has needed a lap poolRead More forever. Now the swim teams can have their meets without closing us out from enjoying Sunset pool. Indoor pools are far too expensive to run and are rarely used. Plus no matter what, they always smell bad. Most would rather swim in summer or head to warmer climates for a winter dip rather than visit a petri dish.
Mike June 6, 2014 at 05:28 pm
win/win? Geneva picks up the maintenance and insurance costs for an aging pool located in the heartRead More of a development miles from town? Hmmm.
Gov. Pat Quinn's front yard. | Credit: Mark Konkol/DNAInfo Chicago
Edward Andrysiak June 10, 2014 at 01:13 pm
No friends in the neighborhood? When my neighbors are gone on extended vacations and the like...IRead More zip over and cut their grass. But then I like them and value their friendship.
WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 03:15 pm
I don't understand why, between the bullets and the drug dealers, nobody had a chance to go overRead More there and pour some grass killer on the lot...
Walt July 1, 2014 at 08:14 am
The individuals that worry about weeds should get a life. Weeds are a sign of a non-toxic lawn.Read More Weed free lawns usually have dangerous chemicals applied that run-off into rain sewers and end up in lakes and streams. I'd rather have a lawn that is safe for my grandchildren. Many weeds are edible. This has nothing to do with whether I vote for Quinn,
Martha Hanna May 16, 2014 at 08:39 am
I was hoping this included work on Rt. 31 in Batavia-Geneva. I don't know how parts of that roadRead More will survive another winter.
Jason May 16, 2014 at 09:06 am
Ridiculous that resurfacing Rt. 38 through town isn't a part of this program. That road isRead More dangerous in addition to unsightly in its current condition.
Martha Hanna May 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm
It is terrible and I am pretty sure that RT 38 is a county road. People need to contact their countyRead More board members and complain about the roads...something has to be done!
mcf May 16, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Who Goes To The Cougars Stadium Anymore? And To See American English?? Who The Hell Are They??Read More LOLOL You Are Old. Relax, And Enjoy Your Week-end. WOW.
Augi Fesi May 16, 2014 at 03:49 pm
Cougars are still a full house and those "OLD" people would be the paying customers notRead More looking for another free hand out.
frank p May 19, 2014 at 10:42 am
no, mcf is correct here. Nobody, not even people with jobs not looking for handouts (not sure whatRead More that has to do with this Augi) wants to see another Beatles cover band. We get it, they were good, now they are mostly dead or at least not touring as the Beqatles, get over it. But i do agree that until they can get an actual band to play the Cougars stadium I'm not sure why another facility is needed.
Edward Andrysiak May 16, 2014 at 10:55 am
Here is why I can't wait for this "commander in grief' to be out of office. As head of theRead More military you would think he would hop in this problem and get it fixed. Instead he waits for someone other than himself to find the solution...like he is having an out of body experience and just looking in on the goings on. At this point there is no other immediate fix other than servicing vets in the private sector via Medicare providers and family Doctors and Hospitals...Vets get a VA voucher/card to use just like Medicare. How hard would it be to implement that? Where the hell is that executive order pen he is so good with. I guess that would signal that his Obama care isn't going to work either. It sickens me to know that the gangbangers in the south side of Chicago get better and more immediate care than our Vets.
Harry Callahan May 16, 2014 at 05:31 pm
To all Veterans I think its time to take our country back whats left of it.
Just sayin June 23, 2014 at 02:09 pm
Maybe the problem is there isn't enough staff and not enough space for all departments? Not makingRead More excuses, just saying. I know I'm late on this post, but maybe that is something to look into?
Martha Hanna May 13, 2014 at 01:10 pm
I hope they mulch the right way or they will kill the trees. Tree planting is great but what aboutRead More our roads? Rt. 38 and Rt. 31 are just dreadful.
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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 07:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 05:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 07:58 pm
My point exactly.
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