St. James Catholic School to Close
Feb16

St. James Catholic School to Close

DOGTOWN — A normally joyous event for Fox 2 anchor and consumer reporter Mike Colombo had a sad side Saturday night. Colombo, a 2000 graduate of Dogtown’s St. James the Greater Catholic School, served for the sixth time as emcee of the 11th Annual Church Decades of Dreams dinner auction in the parish gym. Added to the normal banter of the event was the revelation that Archbishop Robert Carlson had accepted a recommendation that the...

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A four-way race in the 6th Ward
Feb05

A four-way race in the 6th Ward

MIDTOWN – An entertainer, the wife of a former Congressman, and an engineer are running against the incumbent in the battle for the Democratic nomination for Sixth Ward alderman.  Incumbent Christine E. Ingrassia, 43; Cedric Leroy Redmon, 32; Debra A. Carnahan, 58; and Henry B. Gray Jr., 49, are vying in the March 5 Democratic primary.  The winner will face Michael J. Hebron Sr. in the general election will be on April 2. Hebron, 56,...

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Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward
Feb05

Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward

DUTCHTOWN – A staff member for a neighborhood nonprofit organization seeks to oust the incumbent alderwoman in the race for the Democratic nomination for 20th Ward alderman.  Alderwoman Cara Spencer, 40, is running against Satia R. “Sunni” Hutton, 26, a community development manager for the Dutchtown South Community Corp., in the March 5 Democratic primary.  The winner of the primary will not have opposition in the April 2 general...

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Hickey challenges Vollmer for king of The Hill
Jan29

Hickey challenges Vollmer for king of The Hill

THE HILL – Veteran 10th Ward Alderman Joe Vollmer depends on his customers at Milo’s on the Hill to get much of the feel of his community.  As he aims at taking Vollmer’s job, Patrick Hickey hopes to depend on the political sense he gained from having a grandfather and an uncle in the state House of Representatives.  Vollmer, 60, and Hickey, 33, have filed for the Democratic nomination for 10th Ward alderman in the March 5 primary. In...

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Howard being challenged by labor activist in 14th Ward
Jan29

Howard being challenged by labor activist in 14th Ward

BEVO MILL – A retired city educator and eight-year veteran of the Board of Alderman is vying with a labor activist for the 14th Ward seat on the board. Both have extensive experience in Democratic politics. Alderwoman Carol Howard, 69, is running against Tony Pecinovsky, 41, in the Democratic primary on March 5. The winner of the primary will not face opposition in the April 2 general election. The new alderperson will receive a...

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