Wednesday, January 16, 2013
West Deerfield Township Board names Alyson Miller Feiger to replace Julie Morrison as Township supervisor.
Alyson Miller Feiger became the West Deerfield Township Supervisor Thursday, one day after her predecessor, state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield), became a member of the Illinois General Assembly. Feiger will serve the remainder of Morrison’s tenure and run for a four-year term of her own April 9 against Jack Koenig of Bannockburn, a Republican. Feiger is a Democrat. State law requires in circumstance like this a member of the same party become the interim office holder. Earlier: Township Supervisor Race Becomes Clear “I am honored to be appointed as township supervisor,” Feiger said. “As a lifelong resident of Deerfield, I feel that I have a deep understanding of our community's shared values and a strong commitment to serve our …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Alyson Feiger and Jack Koenig will compete April 9 to replace state Sen. Elect Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) as West Deerfield Township supervisor.
Only one thing was certain when the West Deerfield Township Republicans and Democrats met in caucus Tuesday. That assurance was the Township will have a new supervisor to replace state Sen. Elect Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) when she becomes a member of the Illinois General Assembly in January. She intends to resign her current position around that time. Earlier: Caucuses Give Citizen Voice Tuesday Democrat Alyson Feiger of Deerfield and Republican Jack Koenig of Bannockburn will face off to become the new supervisor in the April 9 election. They were both chosen by their respective caucuses Tuesday. An interim supervisor will be selected by the existing Township Board of Trustees after Morrison resigns to serve the rest of her term. In …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Candidate slates for Village Board and township officials will be chosen.
Deerfield voters will have their say at 7 p.m. today at Caruso Middle School about who will be endorsed on the Village Caucus slate on the April 9 ballot for Deerfield’s mayor and the Village Board of Trustees. Caucuses will be held today as well for West Deerfield Township officials. The Village municipal elections are non partisan while the Township contests will offer both Republican and Democratic slates. Earlier: Caucuses Give Citizens Voice Tuesday The Township Democrats will hold their endorsement session at 6:30 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church, according to Township Clerk Kristen Scott. She also said the West Deerfield Independent Party would meet at 6 p.m. today at Village Hall. The Republicans will gather at 7 p.m. at …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
West Deerfield Township Trustee
Saturday, December 1, 2012
1. Name : John Lesiotis 2. www.westdeerfieldtownshipteam.com and www.WDTDO.com 3. How long have you lived in West Deerfield Township: 3 years 4. Are you an incumbent? No 5. How long have you served in your office: N.A. 6. What political accomplishments are you most proud of? Volunteer work for Obama, 04,08,12, Morrison, Schneider, and Kennedy 12. Precinct committeeperson 7. What professional accomplishments are you most proud of? Twenty-five year career in advertising. 8. What are the three most important issues facing the West Deerfield Township Board of Trustees: Continue to offer vital social services without increasing the burden to taxpayers. Three key components would be …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Local voters have opportunity to ratify slates of elected officials in Village, West Deerfield Township.
Deerfield voters who want a say about who will appear on the April 9 ballot for the Village Board of Trustees as well as West Deerfield Township officials get that opportunity Tuesday at caucuses. The Village municipal elections are non partisan while the Township contests will offer both Republican and Democratic slates. Earlier: Caucus Endorses Slate for Mayor, Board The Township Democrats will hold their endorsement session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Christ United Methodist Church, according to Township Clerk Kristen Scott. She also said the West Deerfield Independent Party would meet at 6 p.m. at Village Hall. The Republicans will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Village Hall according to West Deerfield Township Chairman Mark Shaw. The …
Monday, November 12, 2012
State Sen. Elect will resign as West Deerfield Township supervisor.
West Deerfield Township Supervisor and state Sen. Elect Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) will leave her local post in the next two months to plunge into her new duties full time leaving an opening in the post she has held for nearly 16 years. Though a new supervisor will be elected April 2, the Township trustees will choose a successor to Morrison, most likely in December, to complete the balance of her term. That person can run for a full four-year term in April. Earlier: Morrison Defeats Friedman in IL 29th State Senate Race “This is an opportunity for someone to step up and be an integral part of the community,” Morrison said. “It is a job I have loved for 16 years.” The two requirements for the $67,000 a year job to complete Morrison’s …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Children friendly family events are scheduled at Jewett Park Friday and Saturday for the Village’s annual Halloween event.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Deerfield will be full of Halloween activities Friday and Saturday with the return of the Park District sponsored Halloween Hoopla, a party for special needs children sponsored by West Deerfield Township and trick or treating at many downtown businesses. Annually drawing more than 1,000 people, Halloween Hoopla starts at 7 p.m. Friday with a Haunted House at Jewett Park. The Haunted House will be scaring people from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Earlier: Halloween Fun Roundup: Events in and Around Town Along with the Haunted House, there will be costume contests, a bonfire, an outdoor movie, a DJ and more. There is a fee for the house but not the other activities. For information on costs of all events check the Park District website. …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Annual food drive stock the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry for nearly six months. Bring your donations to Adams Field between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday.
Friday, April 20, 2012
All residents are eligible for free benefit cards. Gift cards are available for those in need.
Do you need help paying for prescription drugs and other things at the pharmacy? West Deerfield Township can help. West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison rolled out two new programs Thursday and neither cost the resident nor the Township any money. All residents can take advantage of the Coast2Coast Rx card regardless to income level or need, according to Morrison. She also received a $4,000 grant from Highland Park Hospital which she has turned into Walgreens gift cards for those who need assistance buying medicine. Morrison is thrilled with both programs because she deals with people seeking help with health care issues on a frequent basis. “I see people who come into my office all the time looking for help with prescription …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Four individuals and two committees feted for their efforts.
Four individuals and members of two committees were singled out for their volunteer service to West Deerfield Township at the Township’s annual meeting Tuesday. Among the individuals honored were Howard Bennin and Steve Bennin of Highland Park for their efforts at the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry. They work there on a regular basis helping those who come there to stock their own pantries. “The Township really appreciates the continuing volunteer time and quality hours they give to have an impact on the lives of others in a positive way,” West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison said. Also recognized were Patty O’Machel of Deerfield for her work as a member of the Accessibility Committee and Christina Looby of Deerfield …