Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Here's everything you need to know for April 5.
It's here—Election Day is upon us. For those of you who didn’t get a chance to vote early, tomorrow is the final opportunity to fulfill your civic duty. Whether it’s your first election or your 50th, Northbrook Patch will have everything you need to stay up-to-date throughout the day and into the night. We’ll be around town to chat with residents, take exit polls and snap some election-day photo galleries. Expect hourly return updates starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening. Although seats on the village board, park district board, library board and several local school boards are up for grabs this year, only one race is contested. That's the race in which five candidates are competing for four spots on District 30's school board. Also on the …
Monday, April 4, 2011
Five people are running for four vacant seats on the Northbrook/Glenview District 30 Board of Education.
Monday, April 4, 2011
Live in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30? Trying to decide whom to vote for among the five candidates for four spots on the board of education? Before you hit the polls tomorrow, check out what they had to say. Northbrook Patch contacted each candidate with a list of questions ranging from district finances to teacher morale. Click on a name below to read responses for each candidate. *Yasmeen Bilimoria James Bream Chuck Gitles Scott Margolin *John Smith *Despite attempts, Patch was either unable to contact the candidate or did not receive responses to the questionnaire.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Gitles served on the school board from 2005 to 2009 and went to District 30 schools himself.
Northbrook Patch sat down to ask questions of the five candidates for four open seats on the District 30 school board. Each day this week, we'll provide you with the answers from one of those candidates. Today's Q&A is with Chuck Gitles, a member of the school board from 2005 to 2009 who served on the education, policy, finance, food service and buildings and grounds committees as well as a team that negotiated union contracts with teachers. The Glenview resident has three children in the district and went to Maple School himself. He is currently employed as a first vice president of American Chartered Bank in Northbrook and has served on the Kohl Children’s Museum board of governors since 2003. Editor’s Note: Despite repeated attempts, …
Monday, January 24, 2011
First-time candidate Anni Goldberg announced she will no longer run for election in April.
With parent volunteer Anni Goldberg dropping out of the race, elections for District 28 school board are no longer contested. “I had to withdraw my name because I have to have my hip replaced,” said Goldberg. “The surgery is probably scheduled for April, right when the election is." Along with Greenbriar School PTO President Carol Currie, Goldberg was one of two newcomers running for one of three seats in District 28. Incumbents Bruce Ahlborn and Elizabeth Hall complete the ballot Goldberg says that while she’s no longer running for election this time, she hopes to run the next time elections come around, in 2013. “I have a first grader, and a seventh-grader, and one in between,” she said. “I have a long future with District 28.” Goldberg …