Local officials, community groups gather to celebrate the first official week of the market.
Morton Grove residents, local officials, and several community groups turned out Saturday morning to celebrate the official opening of the Morton Grove Farmers' Market. This is the second year for the market, which is open every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October 15th. Check out the video for a peek at the action. The opening celebration featured a flag presentation by Morton Grove Boy Scout Troop 228, the singing of the National Anthem, performances by Golf Middle School's Jazz Band and Show Chorus, and speeches from several local officials. 17th District State Representative Dan Biss reminded those in attendance that a farmer's market has a larger purpose than just being a place to buy quality products and produce. …
We crunched numbers, watched the wires and stayed up late. Here's what happened in the 2010 midterm election.
- A.M. Cole
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The results are (mostly) in. If you were following along with us and our live-blogging of the election returns, you know it was an interesting evening. If you're just joining us, here's what happened... Gubernatorial race At 1 a.m. the gubernatorial race was too close to call with thousands of ballots left to be counted. Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn leads by about 8,000 votes as of Wednesday morning but Republican Bill Brady has not conceded. Both candidates came forward and spoke to their supporters. Around 12:07 a.m., Brady said that all votes and voices were going to be accounted for. "We're going to make sure the process is done right," he said. And, at 12:58 a.m., Quinn emerged from his hotel room. "The people have won and I …