Peoria Park District News for March 2010

Peoria Park District Golf Season Tickets Peoria Park District Golf season tickets go on sale at the Golf Learning Center on Friday, February 19. Proof of residency required for resident rates. Non-resident $725 Resident $495 Senior resident (65+) $440 Junior…

Obama’s Former U.S. Senate Seat Up for Grabs

Leaders on both sides of the aisle are touting their platforms as they prep for the face-off in February’s upcoming primary. With a nearly decade-old war, an egregious federal deficit, and a health care bill floundering in conference committee, public…

Are Abe and Teddy still bigger than Mark and Aaron?

As the February primary approaches, one wonders whether candidates who decide to identify with a party research its platform and claims made by its current champions. For instance, GOP apologist Rush Limbaugh praised U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as…

Science Literacy: It’s Not Rocket Science

It was so cold for a couple weeks in January, a teenage girl declared, “Global warming, my a_ _!” Aside from the derriere reference, this attitude actually reflects a recent poll indicating increasing numbers of Americans do not believe the…

Peoria citizen media takes its next step

The Community Word publisher Debbie Adlof and myself have started a news business. It’s called TellPeoria Online Media. You can visit our business site at http://tellpeoria.com and see some recent press releases to see what we’re all about. But the…

Support for Peoria County Board Position

by Diane Vespa, Peoria, IL Although I cannot vote for Rachael Parker in a Democratic primary, I still very much support her in her bid for County Board. As I lobbied aggressively for changes within District 150 (School Board), Rachael…

Sweet Lips

I embarked on a journey this month; a journey to sweet lips. Now, unless you have done a word study in your Bible on the word “lips” you may not get where I’m going with this. God’s Book has much…