Monday, April 1, 2013
All four Republican candidates who won in the Palatine Township primary won trustee seats.
The four Republican candidates who won in the Palatine Township primary on the Better for Palatine Township slate, officially won their seats in Tuesday's general election. Kevin McGrane, Bill Pohlman, Art Goes and Bill Huley were able to top sole Democratic challenger Dexter Stokes for four open trustee seats on the Palatine Township board. The candidates for supervisor, assessor, highway commissioner and clerk ran unopposed. Each seat has a four year term. Trustee Candidates: For more information visit our Palatine General Election 2013 Central page.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Bill Pohlman is one of 11 candidates running for four open trustee seats on the Palatine Township board. A special primary election will be held on February 26.
Palatine Patch will be helping you get to know the candidates for the upcoming special primary for Palatine Township. Meet Palatine Township Trustee candidate Bill Pohlman, who is running against 10 other candidates in the February 26 special primary election. 1) Name, office being sought, professional background, community affiliations, experiences that you feel qualify you to run for this office. Bill Pohlman, Palatine Township Trustee I moved to Palatine about 35 years ago and have never wanted to live anywhere else since I moved here. Once I moved here, I became involved in the community. I joined the Jaycees not long after I moved to town and became involved with many other community groups over the years. My experiences with these…
Monday, June 13, 2011
The Palatine Area Catholics Respect Life Group were denied participation in the July 2 Hometown Fest parade after refusing to change a banner that included a picture of a live fetus.
A pro-life group is out of the Hometown Fest July 2 parade after refusing to drop a banner that included a picture of a live fetus. "They decided that an unborn baby is too offensive," said Martin Kelley, co-founder of Palatine Area Catholics Respect Life. "It's an ultrasound photo. It's not a picture of an aborted baby." The banner also includes a photo of an elderly woman. Hometown Fest is organized by the Palatine Jaycees, a private organization. Jaycees officials said the pro-life group was rejected because they refused to work with parade organizers, not because of their message. "The Respect Life Group was denied participation in the Hometown Fest parade because [they] refused to work with festival organizers regarding their display …